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The Law School Financial Aid Office has identified a number of outside scholarships for which Tulane law students may be eligible.  Students are encouraged to research these and other scholarship opportunities further.

Outside Scholarship Opportunities
 
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  AAJ Mike Eidson Scholarship
The Mike Eidson Scholarship Fund was established by the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Women for Justice Education Fund in 2008, in honor of AAJ Past President Mike Eidson, whose vision and generosity inspired it.  The scholarship, traditionally in the amount of $5,000, is awarded annually to a rising 3L female student who has demonstrated a commitment to a career as a plaintiffs' lawyer or criminal defense lawyer, along with dedication to upholding and defending the principles of the Constitution, and to the concept of a fair trial, the adversary system, and a just result for the injured, the accused, and those whose rights are jeopardized.
Deadline: May 31

AAJ Trial Advocacy Scholarship
This scholarship is open to all American Association for Justice (AAJ) Law Student Members who are entering the second or third year of law school.  A $2500 scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who best demonstrates a commitment to AAJ and dedication to its mission through extensive involvement in AAJ student chapter activities, expresses a desire to represent victims, exhibits an interest and proficiency in trial advocacy skills, and shows a financial need for the scholarship.
Deadline: May 1

AALL Educational Scholarships - Type II Scholarship
Awarded to a library school graduate working toward a degree in an accredited law school with the intention of having a career as a law librarian.
Deadline: April 1

American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship
The purpose of the ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund is to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to and attend law school and to provide financial assistance to ensure that these students have the opportunity to attend law school for three years. The ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund will award $5,000 of financial assistance annually to each scholarship recipient attending an ABA-accredited law school.  An award made to an entering first-year student may be renewable for two additional years.  Recipients of this scholarship who attend Tulane Law School will receive a 1-to-1 match from Tulane, in addition to any other scholarship awarded by Tulane.
Deadline: March 1

Alexandria Bar Association Auxiliary Scholarship
Awarded to a second semester freshman from Rapides Parish attending law school in Louisiana. Award Amount: $800
Deadline: 

Alia Herrera Memorial Scholarship
This program is open to 1) students attending law school in the area where the annual American Association for Justice convention is held in a given year, 2) American Association for Justice student members, or 3) law students who are children of American Association for Justice members.  Applicants must be entering the second or third year of law school.  Applicants must attend the annual convention in the year the scholarship is received.
Deadline: April of each year

ATLA Trial Advocacy Scholarship
This scholarship is open to all second- and third-year AAJ Law Student Members attending ABA accredited law schools.  A $2500 scholarship will be awarded each year to the applicant who best:           (1) demonstrates a commitment to AAJ amd dedication to its mission through extensive involvement in AAJ student chapter activities;           (2) expresses a desire to represent victims;           (3) exhibits an interest and proficiency of skills in trial advocacy; and           (4) shows a financial need for the scholarship.
Deadline: Late April-Early May (changes yearly)

American Council of the Blind Scholarship
This program is open to students in rehabilitation, education, law or other fields of service to persons with disabilities.  Applicants must be legally blind and U.S. citizens.
Deadline: February 28th of each year

American Indian Graduate Center
Recognized member of a Native American/Alaskan Group.
Deadline: July of each year

American Business Women's Association Scholarship Program
Applicant must be a woman in financial need with a C average seeking a business or professional career.
Deadline: 

American Counsel Association Scholarship
For third year student who can show all around ability, including high scholastic standing and wither legal writing or extra-curricular activities such as moot court work, service on law school law review, newspapers, etc. and financial need.
Deadline: 

AmeriCorps Education Award
In exchange for completing ten to twelve months of full-time service with AmericCorps, members earn an education award of $ 4,725 to help pay for college or pay back student loans.  Full members earn a modest living allowance and health care coverage.
Deadline: November 9

John D. Ashcroft Scholarship
Must be from Southwest Missouri and intend to practice law in Southwest Missouri.
Deadline: April of each year

Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship
Baker Donelson is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where the individual differences among us are understood, respected and appreciated, recognized as sources of strength of the Firm, and valued as qualities that enrich the environment in which we work. With this in mind, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC will award three (3) scholarships to diverse law students this year. Each recipient will be awarded $10,000 which will be paid during the student's third year of law school to help defray the cost of law school tuition and related expenses. Additionally, recipients will be awarded a salaried 2L Summer Associate position in one of our following offices: Birmingham, AL; Atlanta, GA; Baton Rouge, New Orleans, LA; Jackson, MS; or Chattanooga, Johnson City, Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville, TN. The recipients' office preferences will be taken into consideration, but final assignment will be according to the Firm's needs. The recipients may split their summers with other law firms; however, they are required to work during the period that the other Summer Associates in that Baker Donelson office are working.
Deadline: June

Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship
Banner & Witcoff offers the Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for law students.  This scholarship is part of Banner & Witcoff's commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers from diverse backgrounds.  Scholarship recipients will be selected by the Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship review board based on the following criteria:  academic merit, commitment to the pursuit of a career in IP law, member of a historically under-represented group in IP law, written communication skills, oral communication skills determined through an interview, and leadership qualities and community involvement.  Recipients of the Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship will receive $5000 payable for the fall semester of the second or third year of law school.  Recipients of the Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship who accept and successfully complete the firm's Summer Associate Program may receive an additional $5000 payable for a subsequent semester of law school. 
Deadline: 1st week of January; check website for details

Mark T. Banner Scholarship for Law Students
This scholarship is part of The Richard Linn American Inn of Court's commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers of high ethics, civility and professionalism, and especially those from diverse backgrounds. The Mark T. Banner $5,000 Scholarship is available to students who are pursuing a career in intellectual property law. Criteria: academic merit, written and oral communication skills, leadership qualities, and member of historically under represented group in IP law (race, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation and disability.) 
Deadline: December 6

Biunno Scholarship for Law Students with Disabilities
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a present and permanent physical and mental disability that substantially limits 1 or more of the major life activities; be residents of New Jersey; be attending or accepted at a law school with at least a 3.0 gpa.
Deadline: April of each year

Harry A. Blackmun Scholarship
Awarded to a law student enrolled or about to enroll in the pursuit of a juris doctor degree at an accredited law school in the United States with preference given to applicants with a significant tie to Minnesota.
Deadline: June 15

Thomas F. Black, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund
Scholarship awards shall be exclusively for tuition and related expenses by persons domiciled in the State of Rhode Island who enroll as full-time students entering their first year of law school in the U.S.
Deadline: March 1

Black Women Lawyers Association Scholarship
The Black Women Lawyers Association will award scholarship(s) to second and third-year full-time law students as well as fourth year law students enrolled in night programs who intend to practice law in California.  Recipients are selected on the basis of financial need, community service, academic achievement and legal writing ability.
Deadline: April 5

David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships
Open to graduate students  interested in introducing an international component to their degree studies by focusing on an area of the world that is critical to national security and economic competitiveness.
Deadline: January of each year

Bristol County Bar Association Scholarship
This program is open to current and former residents of Bristol County, Massachusetts who are entering their second or third year of a law school in any state.  Financial need and academic standing are considered in the selection process.
Deadline: March of each year

Bronx County Bar Association
This program is open to residents of Bronx County, New York who are enrolled in their first year at an ABA-accredited law school. L1, L2,L3 eligable.
Deadline: February of each year

H. Fletcher Brown Scholarship
This program is open to Delaware residents who were born in Delaware, are either high school seniors entering the first year of college or college seniors entering their first year of graduate school.
Deadline: March of each year

Sandy Brown Memorial Scholarship
This program is open to members for the association who are rising second- or third-year law students.
Deadline: February of each year

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Diversity Scholarship
The Diversity Scholarship is $2,000.00 and will be awarded to a student who is currently attending an accredited law school, who is either a member of an ethnic or racial minority or demonstrates commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career.
Deadline: May 31

William S. Bullinger Scholarship
An award of $5,000 will be given to a law student based primarily on economic need, although academic promise and an interest in the subject matter of the Federal Circuit's legal community will also be considered.
Deadline: April of each year

Cabaniss, Johnston Scholarship
The scholarship is awarded annually to a law student who is a resident of Alabama, is attending an accredited law school in the United States and will be a second year student.
Deadline: Last Friday in June

John L. Carey Scholarship
Scholarships are available to all liberal arts degree holders of any regionally-accredited U.S. institution who are pursuing both graduate studies in accounting and the CPA licensure.
Deadline: April 1

Carolyn Stell Scholarship Award
This program is open to women residents of the greater Lansing, Michigan area.
Deadline: October of each year

Section of Business Law Scholarships for CLEO Fellows
This program is open to first and second year students at ABA accredited law schools.  Applicants must be members of ABA law student division who participated in a CLEO pre-law summer institute program or pre-law weekend.
Deadline: December of each year

Perkins Coie Student Fellowship
The individual must be a first-year law student in good standing for the degree of Juris Doctor at an ABA accredited school showing great promise for a successful career and who contributes meaningfully to the diversity of the law school student body
Deadline: January 30

Cole County Bar Association Scholarship
This program is open to residents of Cole County, Missouri who are attending law school.  Preference is given to applicants related to members of the Cole County Bar Association.
Deadline: June of each year

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Scholarships
The website has a list of links to many scholarships that are available to Hispanic students.
Deadline: 

Connecticut Bar President's Scholarship
This program is open to residents of the Waterbury  (Connecticut) Judicial District:  Middlebury, Naugatuck, Prospect, Southbury, Watertown, Wolcott, Woodbury, and Waterbury.  Applicants must be in or entering the final year of study in law school.
Deadline: April of each year

Gertrude Cox Scholarship
Application is limited to women who are admitted to the full-time study in a graduate statistical program by July 1 of the award year.  Women in or entering the early stages of graduate training (M.S. or Ph.D.) are especially encouraged to apply.
Deadline: April 15

Direct2TV.com Media & Technology Blogging Scholarship
Direct2TV.com is offering a $1,000 Media & Technology Blogging scholarship to a current or incoming undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited university who writes and publishes a blog post describing his or her interaction with technology, and how technology functions as part of interaction with today's society in general.
Deadline: April 1, 2014

Dupage County Bar Foundation Scholarship
Available to DuPage County, IL residents beginning their second or third year of law school.
Deadline: March of each year

Isabelle Durrah Legal Scholarship
This program is open to first-, second-, and third- year J.D. students who are residents of metropolitan Washington, D.C.
Deadline: June of each year

Ed Edmondson Scholarship
Applicants should demonstrate an interest in and dedication to Native American law issues and the need for a scholarship in a letter of application.
Deadline: May of each year

Empowering Women in Law
The Pearce Law Firm in Philadelphia is pleased to offer The Pearce Law Firm – Empowering Women In Law Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is open to women nationwide who are currently attending a law school in the United States. This scholarship is intended to encourage & support outstanding achievement & leadership by example from women in the field of law. This award will be presented to a current female law student for the following academic year in the amount of $2,000.00 & will be paid at the beginning of the fall semester 
Deadline: December 31st

Energy and Mineral Law Foundation Law Student Scholarships
This program is open to law students studying energy, environmental, natural resource, and mineral law at schools holding membership in the Energy and Mineral Law Foundation.
Deadline: April of each year

Honorable Timothy C. Evans Scholarship
This program is open to residents of the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division.
Deadline: March of each year

Honorable Harrison W. Ewing Fellowships
Women college seniors or college graduates who are members of the sorority are eligible to apply if they are interested in attending law school.
Deadline: February of each year

Exxon Minority Scholarship
This is a partial scholarship for minority students in their second or third years at law school.  The scholarship also includes a summer clerkship at Exxon.
Deadline: 

Farzad Family Law Scholarship
Farzad Family Law, APC is offering an annual scholarship to all law and pre-law students.  This scholarship is merit based and the winning applicant will receive $3,000 dollars towards their costs of education. 
Deadline: December 15th

Federal Circuit Bar Association
This program is open to students currently enrolled in ABA-accredited law schools.  Selection is based primarily on financial need, although academic promise, either in undergraduate or law school, is also considered.
Deadline: March of eah year

Susan J. Ferrell Scholarship
Susan J. Ferrell Scholarship Applicants need to submit a 500 word essay on an assigned topic.  The scholarship amount covers traveling and living costs for a three day conference in Oklahoma.
Deadline: April 1

Finnegan, Henderson Diversity Scholarship
Selection criteria include: 1) a demonstrated commitment to pursuing a career in intellectual property law 2) membership in an underrepresented minority group 3) a degree in the life sciences, engineering, computer science, or prior trademark experience
Deadline: February

Gertrude and Harry G. Fins Scholarship Fund
Applicants must be Jewish, be residents of Cook County or the Chicago metropolitan area, be intending to remain in the Chicago area, be full-time students.
Deadline: February of each year

Flemish Community Fellowship
This program is open to U.S. citizens under 35 years of age who hold a bachelor's or master's degree and wish to study at a university affiliated with the Flemish community in Belgium.
Deadline: January of each year

The Food and Drug Law Institute
The Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) sponsors the Writing Competitions to encourage law students interested in the areas of law that affect foods, drugs, devices, cosmetics, and biologics.  Winning papers will be considered for publication in the Food and Drug Law Journal.  There are two competitions--one for papers with a maximum of 40 pages, and one for papers between 41 and 100 pages.  Papers longer than 100 pages will not be accepted.
Deadline: Early June of each year

Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship
The Howard Fox Memorial Scholarship Award of $3000 is presented annually at the Berks County Bar Association Day Event to help fund a deserving Berks County, Pennsylvania, resident embarking on his or her second year at an accredited Law School.
Deadline: April 1

Fredrikson and Byron Minority Scholarship
The applicant must be enrolled in his/her first year of law school and be a member of a minority group.
Deadline: March 31

Joseph H. Gellert Scholarship Fund
This program is open to residents of Duchess County, New York currently enrolled in an accredited law school.  Applicants must submit a resume, letter of recommendation, and transcript.
Deadline: 

Judge Philip J. Glennie Scholarship
Open to students who are or will be attending law school and who graduated from a high school located within the area of the 26th Judicial Bar Association in Michigan: Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency, Presque Counties.  Financial need not considered.
Deadline: April 1 of each year

Global LLM Study Bursary
Open to any student starting any Master of Laws course at any registered institution in any country.
Deadline: August 2012

Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship
The Law Offices of Goodwin & Scieszka are pleased to support the future lawyers of America with the launch of the first ever Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship, awarded to three high-achieving, bright students intending to pursue a career in law. With a grand prize of $1,000 and two runners-up receiving $500 each, the Innovation Scholarship will be accepting applications from current students attending either an accredited law school or an accredited university in the United States. Applicants will be judged on their academic merits as well as the content of the application essay they provide. 
Deadline: June 1st

William L. Graddy Law School Scholarship
The applicant must 1) have completed first year of law school with a  2) GPA of 2.8 or above,  in the top 25% of class 3) have been a resident of Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee Counties, Florida for at least 3 years 4) show financial need.
Deadline: March

Richard D. Hailey Law Student Scholarships
This program is open to African American, Hispanic, Asian American, Native American and biracial members of the association who are enrolled in their first or second year of law school
Deadline: May of each year

Justice Pauling Davis Hanson Scholarship
This program is open to women who have completed their first year of law school.  Preference is given to current or former residents of Fresno, Kings, Madera, and Tulare counties.
Deadline: April of each year

Thomas T. Hayashi Memorial Scholarships
This program is open to JACL members who are currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited law school, submitting a statement describing their current involvement in the JACL or Asian Pacific community and how they will continue involvement.
Deadline: April 1 of each year

Hellenic Bar Association of Illinois Scholarship
Applicants must be of Hellenic descent, be enrolled as a second-or third-year student at an accredited law school, and be an Illinois resident.
Deadline: October of each year

Douglas B. Henderson Leadership Scholarship
An award of $10,000 will be given to a law student showing financial need and demonstrating both academic excellence and outstanding leadership.
Deadline: April of each year

Patricia Herron Scholarship
This program is open to residents of Contra Costa County, California who have completed at least 1 year of law school.  Applicants must have demonstrated active involvement in community affairs, including involvement in or commitment to women's issues.
Deadline: September of each year

Hispanic Lawyers Scholarship Fund
This program is open to first-year Latino students who are Illinois residents attending law school in another state.
Deadline: March of each year

Hispanic National Bar Association Scholarship Fund
Applicant must be a United States citizen, or a permanent resident of Hispanic parentage, who has completed 1 year of law school prior to submission of this application.
Deadline: 

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Scholarship opportunities for graduate students.
Deadline: Deadlines Vary

Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Contest
Topics change every year.  Award Amount: $5000.  Open to any student currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. law school.  Each entry must be submitted through a faculty advisor.  Submit intent-to-enter form by January 31, 2013.  Essays must be received by March 31, 2013.
Deadline: January 31 for intent-to-enter form. March 31 for essay

Mark B. Holzman Scholarship
This program is open to residents of Delaware who are enrolled in a graduate level program in either dentistry, medicine, religion, or law.
Deadline: June of each year

Hopi Tribal Priority Scholarship
This program is open to enrolled members of the Hopi Tribe.  They must be college juniors or seniors or graduate students whose degree is in a subject area that is of priority interest to the Hopi Tribe.
Deadline: July of each year

Horizons Foundation Scholarship Program
This program is open to women who are already working in national security fields as well as women planning such careers.
Deadline:  Deadlines July 1 for Fall and Nov. 1 for spring

Leonard C. Horn Award for Legal Studies
This program is open to women who are working on a law degree and who competed at the local, state, or national level in a Miss America competition in1993 or later.
Deadline: June of each year

Hudson County Bar Foundation Scholarships
This program is open to residents of Hudson County, New Jersey who are attending or planning to attend law school demonstrating financial need and willing to volunteer at the Hudson County Bar Foundation Law Library.
Deadline: April of each year

Humane Studies Fellowships
Open to students who will be graduate students planning academic or other intellectual careers.  Applicants must have a clearly demonstrated interest in the classical liberal/libertarian tradition of individual rights and market economics.
Deadline: December of each year

Hubert H. Humphrey Doctoral Scholarship
JD candidates entering their third year with a proposed research project would represent a substantial amount of credit toward third-year requirements and would result in a paper that would, for example, be appropriate for publication in a law journal.
Deadline: 

International Public Management Association for Human Resources Graduate Study Fellowship
This program is open to students pursuing graduate study in the law or a related field.  Applicants must have been professional members of the association for at least 1 year and have at least 5 years full time professional experience.
Deadline: June of each year

Iranian American Bar Association Scholarship
IABA grants one or more scholarships each year to law students who have demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of the Iranian-American community.  Applicants must be of Iranian heritage and full-time students at an accredited law school in the United States who are not otherwise receiving full educational funding from another organization.
Deadline: March 31, 2012

Richard W. and Florence B. Irwin Scholarship
To be eligible, an applicant must be attending or accepted to a law school and have been a resident of Northampton, Massachusetts for at least 5 years.
Deadline: April of each year

Italian American Lawyers Association Scholarship
This program is open to residents of Los Angeles County, California who are attending or planning to attend law school.  Applicants must include essays on how they see themselves as an Italian American and what the goals of the organization should be.
Deadline: September of each year

Italian American Scholarship
While the committee's intent was to award the scholarship to an acceptable American Italian recipient, we are not limiting our awards in that way. $1000 scholarships to  deserving law students.
Deadline: 

Jackson County Bar Association Scholarship
This program is open to residents of Jackson County, Michigan who are enrolled in an accredited college or university pre-law program.
Deadline: February of each year

Elaine Osborne Jacobson Award for Women in Health Care Law
The award is given annually to  a woman law student with a demonstrated interest in health care law.  Candidates must be nominated by a law school dean or professor.
Deadline: February 14

Jan Jancin Award
This program is open to students at ABA-accredited law schools who are interested in a career in intellectual property.  Each law school may nominate 1 student for the award.
Deadline: September of each year

Japanese American Bar Scholarship
Open to students currently enrolled in law school.  Applicants must demonstrate an intention to practice law in southern California.  Selection is based on participation in the Asian Pacific American community, academic achievement, and financial need.
Deadline: December of each year

Sho Sato Memorial Scholarship
This program is open to JACL members who are currently enrolled or planning to enroll in law school. More information and applications can be found on the JACL's website (jacl.org).
Deadline: March of each year

Jewish Federation Academic Scholarship
Applicants must be Jewish; residents of Cook County, Illinois, the Chicago metropolitan area, or northwest Indiana, be intending to remain in the Chicago area.
Deadline: February of each year

Judicial Internship Program
The program is open to advanced undergraduate and graduating seniors who are interested in law, management, and social sciences.  Selection is based on intellectual development; research experience; course war on constitution law or the supreme court.
Deadline: June, October, and March of each year

Kane County Bar Foundation Scholarship
This program is open to residents of Kane County, Illinois who are attending or planning to attend law school.
Deadline: May of each year

Kern County Women Lawyers Association
The primary consideration in making this award will be the candidate's connection with Kern County, proven academic achievement, economic need and concern for society.
Deadline: 

James N. Kincanon Merit Scholarship
This program is open to residents of the city of Roanoke, the city of Salem and the country of Roanoke (in Virginia) and graduates of high schools in those jurisdictions.
Deadline: April of each year

Lafayette Parish Scholarship
Availability of a scholarship fund in the amount of two thousand dollars which will be awarded to a second semester freshman law student from Lafayette Parish who is attending a Louisiana law school.
Deadline: 

Lake County Bar Foundation Scholarships
This program is open to residents of Lake County, Ohio who are attending law school.  Selection is based on scholarship, citizenship, leadership, general worthiness, and financial need.
Deadline: April of each year

Frank H. Lang Merit Scholarship
Open to persons presently in first year at law school or applying for admission to law school.  The successful applicant must have graduated from a high school in one of the following California counties: Kern, Tulare, Fresno, Kings, Madera, Merced, Mariposa, Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Tuolumne, or Calaveras.
Deadline: May of each year

Law Student Diversity Scholarship
Annually, DRI offers two scholarships in the amount of $10,000 each to minority law students from ABA accredited law schools in order to promote the DRI Diversity Statement.
Deadline: May of each year

Lawrence Bar Association Scholarship
This program is open to residents of Andover, Lawrence, Methuen, and North Andover (Massachusetts) who are currently enrolled in an accredited law school.
Deadline: April of each year

Lazarian Graduate Scholarship
This program is open to students of Armenian ancestry who intend to pursue their studies at the graduate level.
Deadline: 

Leesfield Scholarship
This scholarship has been established to award $2,500 to a law student for attendance at AAJ's Annual Convention. This scholarship is available to first and second year AAJ Law Student Members.
Deadline: April of each year

Legal Leaders Scholarship
The Console & Hollawell $1,000 Legal Leaders Scholarship is available to students who are pursuing a career in law. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the following areas: pre-law, paralegal studies or working towards their juris doctor in any concentration of the law. Must be a US citizen, full-time student, and maintain a 3.0 GPA.
Deadline: July 15th

Legal Professionalism Award
Eligible to be nominated for this award by their law schools are law students who are members of the State Bar of Texas law student division.
Deadline: April of each year

Herbert Lehman Scholarship for African-American Law Students
this program is open to African Americans who are students at law schools where African Americans are significantly underrepresented.  U.S. citizenship is required. Not available to post graduates.  See Earl Warren Legal Training Scholarships
Deadline: Applications must be requested by February of each year

Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program
Open to college seniors who have been accepted into law school from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Deadline: June 1

Lawrence A. Long Memorial Law Scholarship
This program is open to members of the fraternity who have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.  Applicants must be enrolled or accepted into an accredited law school as a full-time student.
Deadline: Changes yearly

Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles Scholarships
This program is open to law students entering their second or third year.  Applicants must be attending an accredited law school or have passed the California first-year student's examination.  They must intend to practice law in southern California.
Deadline: March of each year

16th JDC Book Scholarship
The scholarship is for any law student from Iberia, St. Martin, or St. Mary Parishes with a 3.3 average or better who wishes to apply for a $200 book scholarship.  Write to the 16th J.D.C. Bar Auxiliary, 317 Boas Ave., New Iberia, LA 70560
Deadline: 

The Luce Scholarship
The scholarship is an opportunity to study in Asia.  A candidate must be an American Citizen who has earned at least a bachelor's degree before taking part in the program.  Candidates may be no more than 29 years old without significant Asian exposure.
Deadline: 

LULAC National Scholarship Fund
Scholarship opportunities for graduate students.
Deadline: 

Nelson Mandela Scholarships
This program is open to African-Americans who plan to enter law school in the following fall or are currently enrolled in their first year of law school.
Deadline: February of each year

Howard T. Markey Memorial Scholarship
An award of $10,000 will be given in memory of Howard T. Markey to a law student demonstrating academic promise, economic need, and interest in the subject matter of the Federal Circuit's legal community.
Deadline: April of each year

The Sidney B. Williams, Jr. Intellectual Property Law School Scholarship
For students interested in intellectual property law. The scholarship is part of the Thurgood Marshall Fund.
Deadline: February 28

Louis A. Martinet Scholarship
First and second year minority students in good academic standing are eligible for our scholarship.
Deadline: 

Lawrence Matson Memorial Endowment Fund Scholarships
This program is open to Alaska Native enrollees under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of (ANCSA) of 1971 and their lineal descendants of Cook Inlet Region, Inc.
Deadline: 

MCBA/Arthur T. Ueoka Scholarship
This program is open to residents of Hawaii who are entering or already in law school. They must be able to demonstrate financial need and a significant connection with Maui County.
Deadline: June of each year

William A. McClain Scholarship
The William A. McClain Scholarship is awarded annually to an African-American Cincinnatian, enrolled in an accredited law school, who has demonstrated leadership skills, a commitment to community and has financial need.
Deadline: March 1

McGlinchey Stafford Diversity Fellowship Program
The McGlinchey Stafford Diversity Fellowship Program represents the firm’s commitment to a diverse workplace and to inclusion and retention of talented professionals.  The program is a comprehensive scholarship and employment initiative, offered in the firm’s Baton Rouge office.  The program invests in the future success of an outstanding first-year law student from a diverse background, who has exhibited strong leadership skills and has excellent academic credentials.
Deadline: February 15

Thomas M. McGovern Scholarship
This program is open to current and former residents of Bristol County, Massachusetts who have completed 1 year of law school in any state.
Deadline: March of each year

McRoberts Memorial Law Scholarships
This program is open to law students who have been residents of Peoria County, Illinois for at least 5 years.  Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need.
Deadline: May of each year

Mercer County Bar Foundation Law Scholarships
This program is open to residents of Mercer County, New Jersey who are attending or planning to attend an accredited law school in any state.
Deadline: April of each year

Sanders J. Mestel Legal Scholarship Fund
This scholarships are available to Stark County, Ohio residents who are entering their final year of law school.
Deadline: April of each year

Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund Scholarship
The MALDEF Law School Scholarship Program each year awards scholarships ranging from $3,000-$7,000 to deserving individuals in their first, second or third year of law school. Students must be enrolled in law school full-time to qualify.
Deadline: October 1

Michigan Auto Law Scholarship
As part of a commitment to diversity, Michigan Auto Law is pleased to sponsor an annual Scholarship Program to provide financial support to students who contribute to the diversity of the law school student body as they pursue their legal career. Must be a US Citizen accepted to or currently attending (1L or 2L) an accredited law school in the United States, have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and is a member of an ethnic or racial minority or demonstrates a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career. Annual scholarship amount is $2000
Deadline: May of each year

Middlesex County Bar Association Law School Scholarship Program
This program is open to residents of Middlesex County, New Jersey who are attending or planning to attend a law school in any state.
Deadline: April of each year

Scholarship For Minority Students
Scholarship For Minority Students
Deadline: April 15

Monroe County Bar Association Scholarship
This program is open to students currently enrolled in or accepted at accredited law schools.  Applicants must have graduated from a school in Monroe County Michigan and be residents of the county at the time of application.
Deadline: April of each year

Montgomery County Women's Bar Foundation Scholarship Fund
Applicants must be registered or accepted at an accredited college, university or law school.
Deadline: April of each year

Morris Scholarship
This program is open to minority students.  Applicant must be Iowa residents and high school graduates who are attending a college or university anywhere in the US.
Deadline: February of each year

Lionel Murphy Postgraduate Scholarship
Applicants must be Australian citizens, or have been granted permanent residence by 31 October of the year prior to this application, AND have lived in Australia for previous 12 months.
Deadline: September 1

NAACP/Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship
Awarded to full-time college students enrolled in accredited colleges in the U.S. Must be a member of the NAACP. Applicant must be under 25 years of age.
Deadline: 

Nadrich & Cohen Emergency Scholarship Fund
This award is to be awarded to a deserving law school student for the 2013-2014 academic year. The scholarship consists of $1,500, payable through the law school for the student's behalf. The student must submit a 500 to 1000 word essay on the importance of jury trials in our society. Submissions will be judged according to creativity, passion, and knowledge of the subject.
Deadline: June 30th

UPS/NLF Gold Mountain Scholarships
UPS and NLF are pleased to offer once again the UPS/NLF Gold Mountain Scholarship for law students dedicated to the Asian Pacific American Community who are the first in their family to attend law school.
Deadline: September of each year

NAPABA Law Foundation Scholarship
For a student enrolled as a law degree candidate in an accredited law school in the U.S. at least half time.
Deadline: 

Nassau Lawyers Association
Resident of Nassau County, NY
Deadline: May 15th

Annual Writing Competition Scholarship
The Competition is open to all minority female students who are currently enrolled at accredited law schools as first or second-year students.
Deadline: 

African-American Law Student Fellowship
Applicants must have demonstrated a commitment to creating equality and justice for African-Americans through work in their law schools, their neighborhoods and community and intend to return to a Black community to practice law.
Deadline: 

National Federation of the Blind Scholarship
All applicants for these scholarships must be 1) legally blind 2) pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time post-secondary course of study.
Deadline: March 31st of each year

Navajo Nation Graduate Trust Fund and Fellowship
This program is open to enrolled members of the Navajo Nation who are enrolled or planning to enroll as graduate or postgraduate students.  Preference is given to applicants who are studying in fields designates as priorities on a biennial basis.
Deadline: April of each year

NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
The NCAA will award up to 174 scholarships in the amount of $6900 this year to student-athletes who have excelled academically and athletically and are in their final season of intercollegiate varsity athletics competition under NCAA legislation.
Deadline: 

NCAA Women's and Ethnic Minority Enhancement Postgraduate Program Award
The recipient.. is expected to enroll as a full-time graduate student in a sports administration program or a related program that will assist the applicant in obtaining a career in athletics.
Deadline: December 17

John W. Newman Memorial Scholarship Fund
This program is open to students who has lived in Hamilton County or has parents residing in Hamilton County, Nebraska. Applicants must in the second or third year of a J.D. program at an accredited law school in the U.S.
Deadline: March of each year

NRA Law Students Essay Scholarship
Scholarships are being awarded to law students who submit articles on the constitutional right to bear arms of quality suitable for publication in a law review journal as a 3rd year student
Deadline: 

Michael F. O'Donnell Memorial Scholarship Fund
This program is open to students from Sonoma County, California who are currently enrolled in law school or interested in a law-related career.
Deadline: March of each year

Mario G. Olmos Scholarship Fund
This program is open to law students who can demonstrate involvement in the Latino community and ties to California's San Joaquin Valley.
Deadline: December of each year

Oneida-Vilas-Forest County Bar Association Scholarship
This program is open to students pursuing a law degree who reside in or have a significant connection to Oneida, Vilas, or Forest counties in Wisconsin.
Deadline: December of each year

Mary Reiko Osaka Memorial Scholarship
 Ms. Osaka was a graduate of the University of California Hastings College of Law and was the first Asian American woman to serve as district counsel for the U.S. Immigration & Naturalization Service.
Deadline: April 1 of each year

Elaine Osborne Jacobson Award
Note: the pound institute also offers a scholarship under her name.
Deadline: April of each year

Pennsylvania Lawyers for Justice
Eligible to apply for this support are residents of Washington County, Pennsylvania who are currently enrolled in law school.
Deadline: 

William Pew Religious Freedom Scholarship
The applicant must a full time student at any American Law School, and in good academic standing.  The applicant must also submit an essay, the topic of which varies every year.
Deadline: 

Balfour Phi Delta Phi Minority Scholarship Program
All ethnic minority members of the legal fraternity are eligible to apply for this scholarship.  Selection is based on participation, ethics, and scholastics.
Deadline: October of each year

Pi Gamma Mu Scholarships
This program is open to members in good standing who are interested in working on a graduate degree.  Preference is given to applicants ready to enter or just beginning their first year of graduate school.
Deadline: January of each year

Harold and Harriet Plum Memorial Scholarship Award
This program is open to students at accredited law school.  Selection is based on financial need and academic achievement.
Deadline: December of each year

Post Grad Solutions U.S. LLM Bursary
Open to any student starting any Master of Laws course at any registered institution in the United States.
Deadline: August 2012

Presidential Anheuser-Busch Scholarships
This program is open to students at accredited law schools in the United States.  Applicants must demonstrate leadership potential to serve the Asian Pacific American community upon graduation.
Deadline: September of each year

Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association Scholarship
For dependents of any U.S. military Killed-in-Action during any armed conflicts from that in Southeast Asia through the present or of U.S. military aircrew members killed while performing aircrew duties on non-combat missions are also eligible.
Deadline: 

Jacob and Celia Richmond Scholarship
Residents of Hampden County attending law school.
Deadline: March 31 of each year

Giles S. Rich Scholarship
An award of $10,000 for a law student showing financial need and demonstrating academic promise, either in undergraduate studies or in law school.  Selection for the award will be based primarily on a written submission of no more than one page.
Deadline: April 30

Howard Brown Rickard Scholarships
This program is open to legally blind students who are enrolled in or planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate or graduate course of study.
Deadline: March of each year

Chief Justice Samuel J. Roberts Scholarship Fund
This program is open to Erie County, Pennsylvania residents who are entering their first year of law school.  Selection is based on financial need, academic achievement, and career plans.
Deadline: May of each year

Gayle and Harvey Rubin Scholarship
This program is open to residents of Oregon who are enrolled in full-time graduate study for an M.D., D.D.M., or J.D. degree.
Deadline: February of each year

San Mateo County Women Lawyers' Section Educational Foundation Scholarships
This program is open to law students who have residential or other ties to San Mateo County, California.
Deadline: March of each year

A.W. Perigard Fund Scholarship
This program is open to graduate students majoring or planning to major in fields related to satellite technologies, policies, or applications. Must be student member of SSPI.
Deadline: May of each year

Jan M. Schlesinger Scholarship Award
This program is open to residents of Burlington County, New Jersey who are in the first or second years of law school.  Selection is based on financial need, academic merit, and commitment to Burlington County.
Deadline: March of each year

Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara Medical/Graduate Scholarship Program
To be eligible students must have attended high school in Santa Barbara County for grades 11-12 grades and graduated from a secondary school in the country.
Deadline: January of each year

Scott County Bar Association Scholarships
This program is open to students currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a law school in any state.  Applicants must be residents of Scott County, Iowa or children or members of the Scott County Bar Association.
Deadline: 

Serbian Bar Association of America
Eligible to apply for this support are students of Serbian birth or ancestry who are currently enrolled at an accredited law school in the United States.
Deadline: Oct. 1

Shanker Graduate Scholarship
This program is open to recipients of the Albert Shanker College Scholarships who are going on to graduate school immediately after college. Must have been  a recipient as an undergraduate.
Deadline: December of each year

Bill and Ann Shepherd Legal Scholarship Fund
This program is open to third-or fourth year law students who wish to advance equal rights and just for sexual minorities.  Applicants may be attending law school in any state, but they must intend to practice law in Oregon.
Deadline: June of each year

Robert A. Shuker Scholarship
This program is open to entering and continuing law students who reside in metropolitan Washington D.C. with 3.0 gpa.
Deadline: April of each year

South Asian Bar Association of Southern California Scholarships
The Foundation will consider all properly submitted proposals, and special weight will be given to law students, projects or organizations that address legal issues with a direct impact on the South Asian community.
Deadline: June 1 of each year

Otto M. Stanfield Law Scholarship
To be eligible, an applicant must be enrolled in an eligible pre-law or poly sci undergrad program, planning to enroll in law school, active in a Unitarian Universalist congregation, active in community affairs, and in financal need.
Deadline: February of each year

St. Thomas More Society Law School Scholarship
Applicants must be members of parishes within the Diocese of Worcester and be attending or have a letter of acceptance from an accredited law school.
Deadline: June 30 of each year

Terrebonne Bar Association annual Endowment Scholarship
To qualify for consideration, applicants must be currently enrolled as a student at a Louisiana Law School and also have graduated from a High School located in Terrebonne Parish.
Deadline: 

Thomas P. Thornton Scholarship
This program is open to second- and third-year law students who can document their Irish heritage and financial need.
Deadline: March of each year

Daniel B. Toll Memorial Scholarship Award
Open to residents of southern New Jersey, preferably Camden County.  Applicants must be enrolled in law school in other than their final year of study, and  based on financial need and commitment to charitable, humanitarian, and community service activity
Deadline: December of each year

Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship
Established by Peggy Traub and Phyllis Dicker, this fund encourages and supports lesbian-identified students in their quest for higher education.  The fund grants scholarships to lesbian-identified students in any year of university study, including graduate school.  Applicants must demonstrate their motivation to making a difference and have a history of academic excellence and community service.  Three non-renewable $3,000 scholarships will be awarded annually.
Deadline: April 15

Edward Traurig Scholarship
This program is open to residents of the Waterbury (Connecticut) Judicial District: Middlebury, Naugatuck, Prospect, Southbury, Watertown, Wolcott, Woodbury, and Waterbury.  Applicants must be in or entering their second or final year of study in law.
Deadline: April of each year

Davis Wright Tremaine Diversity Scholarship Program
This program is open to first-year law students of color and others of diverse background with a strong academic record, an interest in participating in community opportunities, and must clerk in the Seattle or Portland office during the summer between L1 and L2.
Deadline: February of each year

Trusp Young Lawyers Scholarship
This scholarship is to be awarded to a deserving law student for the 2013-2014 academic year and consists of a $1,000 payable through the law school for the student's behalf. The partners at Trusp strongly believe in the importance of a legal education, no matter what type of career individuals enter. In our eyes, a legal education provides a great foundation for analysis and thoughtfulness in both a business and professional world. Moreover, Trusp is sympathetic to the financial constraints posed by so many law students. We want the law students of America to be able to focus all their attention on their academic studies. Now more than ever, America needs passionate attorneys qualified to properly promote our civil justice system with the goal of making a real difference in lives of victims and other individuals who have been legally wronged. Trusp is committed to finding the right attorney to obtain justice for personal injury victims and wrongfully terminated and discrimnated against employees. We work with trial lawyers who fight tirelessly to provide relief to those that have been catastrophically injured and financially devastated. We believe in helping those who are unable to help themselves. If you share this passion, we want to learn more from you. To apply for the Trusp Legal Young Lawyers Scholarship, please submit an essay no less than 500 words about the importance of employment law in America. We are looking for creativity, background research and most of all, passion.
Deadline: August 1, 2013

Tulsa County Bar Foundation Law School Scholarship
This program is open to entering first year law students who are in the top 50% of their undergraduate class and have LSAT scores in the top 50% of the testing pool.  Applicants must have a significant connection to Tulsa County, Oklahoma.
Deadline: May of each year

Air Force Judge Advocate General's Department Funded Legal Education Program
The program is open to commissioned officers in the U.S. Air Force who have bachelor's degrees, 2-6 years of active-duty military service (including both enlisted and commissioned time) and who are  in pay grade of O-3 or below.
Deadline: February of each year

Army Judge Advocate General's Corps Funded Legal Education Program
This program is open to lieutenants and captains in the Army who have completed 2-6 years of active duty, and interested in attending a regular course of instruction leading to a J.D. or LL.B degree at an approved civilian Law school.
Deadline: October of each year

Marine Corps Funded Law Education Program
Commissioned Marine Corps officers at the rank of captain or below with two to six years of total active service are eligible for this program, so long as they are able to complete 20 years of active service between starting law school and before turning age 55.
Deadline: February of each year

Navy Law Education Program
This program is open to active-duty Navy commissioned officers in pay grade O-3 or below.  Applicants must have served at least 2 years but not more than 6 years on active duty.
Deadline: January of each year

Vinson and Elkins Diversity Scholarship
Diversity and inclusion are two of the core values which guide all that we do at Vinson & Elkins.  Since our success ultimately depends on developing exceptional legal talent, Vinson & Elkins is committed to attracting and retaining the finest lawyers from all backgrounds and perspectives.  To that end, Vinson & Elkins is pleased to continue offering its Diversity Fellowship.  The fellowship provides $7,000, in two $3,500 installments, paid at the beginning of the second and third years of law school, to four first-year law students from historically underrepresented groups in the legal profession. In addition, the Diversity Fellows will be considered for the V&E summer associate program in the Austin, Dallas, or Houston office during the summer after the recipients’ first year of law school.
Deadline: January 31

Waechter Medical-Legal Scholarship
Jason Waechter loves both the medical profession and the legal profession. He believes the best of each field have something in common- they solve problems in creative and original ways. These scholarships embrace this. $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student of some kind of legal college, university or program; AND one $1,000 scholarship awarded to a student of some kind of medical college, university or program. 150 word essay. Creativity wins. No GPA requirements. Open to all students.
Deadline: Applications accepted annually from January 1 through September 1

Earl Warren Scholarships
In honor of his memory, the Earl Warren Scholarship is awarded annually to ten law students whose commitment to social justice reveals outstanding potential for training as civil rights and public interest attorneys.  Preference is generally given to law students entering their first year of full-time legal study at an accredited law school.  Applicants for Warren Scholarships must be able to demonstrate a history of outstanding community service and a well-defined interest in civil rights through their academic records and personal essays.
Deadline: April of each year

Wayne County Bar Association Scholarship
This program is open to students who previously graduated from a high school in Wayne County, Ohio and are planning to attend or attending an accredited law school.  Financial need is considered in the selection process.
Deadline: April of each year

Judge Judy M. West Scholarship
Applicants must be female law students who are residents of Kentucky and entering their last year of schooling.  Special consideration is given to nontraditional or returning students.
Deadline: 

Sidney B. Williams, Jr. Intellectual Property Law School Scholarship
The $10,000 Law Scholarship will be awarded to minority students developing a career in intellectual property law or holding a past or present position in an area related to intellectual property law with financial need and high academic performance.
Deadline: 

Wood County Bar Association Memorial Fund
Applicants must plan to attend law school and have a connection to one of the following counties in West Virginia: Wood, Jackson, Ritchie, Wirt, or Pleasants, or to Washington County, Ohio.
Deadline: April of each year

Marilynne Graboys Wool Scholarship
This program is open to women residents of Rhode Island who are planning to enroll or are registered in an accredited law school.
Deadline: June of each year

Frank H. Wright Memorial Fund Scholarship
This program is open to residents of Berkshire County, MA who are enrolled in a law school in any state.
Deadline: June of each year

Zelle Hoffman Voelbel and Mason LLP Diversity in Law Scholarship
The Diversity in Law Scholarship was created for law students who either (1) are a member of a diverse group (broadly defined to include race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation or gender identity, physical disability or economic/educational disadvantage) that is historically underrepresented in the private practice of law; or (2) demonstrate a long-standing commitment to diversity that will be furthered by award of the scholarship. 
Deadline: April of each year

 



 
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