Outside Scholarships

Filipino Lawyers of Washington awards up to 3 scholarships from $500 to $3,000 to law students in the Pacific Northwest. The scholarships are intended to recognize law students who have demonstrated significant commitment to community service, particularly service to the Filipino/Filipino American community. You need not be of Filipino ethnicity to apply. See http://www.filipinolawyers.org/scholarship for more information and the application. Applications must be e-mailed to students@filipinolawyers.org no later than Friday, September 23, 2016 at 5pm PST.

University Tutor holds a monthly $1,000 scholarship contest where students write a short essay in response to a monthly prompt. The submitted essays are reviewed by University Tutor staff at the end of the month and one winner is chosen each month. See: http://www.universitytutor.com/scholarship-contest. The deadline is September 30, 2016.

The Asian Bar Association of Washington Student Scholarship Foundation (“ABAWSSF”) provides scholarships from $500-$10,000 to students of Asian heritage currently attending law schools in the state of Washington. For 2016, ABAWSSF will award four (4) scholarships and a fifth scholarship on behalf of the Northwest Minority Job Fair. See http://www.abaw.org/scholarships.html. All application materials must be e-mailed to ABAWscholarship@outlook.com no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 5, 2016.

Clements and Clements offers $500 for an essay contest which should include originality, quality writing, and responsiveness to the contest topic. See http://clementslaw.com/scholarship. The deadline is October 28, 2016.

Reservation Counter offers two ongoing scholarships valued at $1,500 each. They are interested in helping students who demonstrate a strong aptitude for higher learning, have a drive to improve themselves, and a desire to improve society in general. Apply at http://www.reservationcounter.com/scholarships/. The deadline is November 1, 2016.

The Dallas Car Accident Lawyers Cancer Awareness $1,000 Scholarship is provided to help a student who has been affected by cancer complete their college education and embark on a path towards a career in the field of their choice. To apply, submit an unofficial transcript and a 500-1000 word essay response to one of the provided topics. See http://www.dallascaraccidentlawyers.net/cancer-awareness-scholarship/. Deadline is December 15, 2016.

Sattiraju Law Firm offers a $1000 scholarship to law students, especially those interested in employment law or are a relative of a transport truck driver who is an independent contractor. For the application and other criteria see http://www.sattirajulawfirm.com/. The deadline is December 30, 2016.

Whitley Law Firm offers the $1,500 Firm Distracted Driving Prevention Scholarship. Applicants must provide an essay, transcripts and resume. See http://whitleylawfirm.com/2016-scholarship/. The deadline to apply is December 31, 2016. 

American Indian College Fund awards educational scholarships to American Indian/Alaska Native undergraduate and graduate students attending tribal colleges and public or private/non-profit colleges. For a list of offered scholarships for graduate students see American Indian College Fund - graduate.

Berks County Community Foundation awards many educational scholarships to a Berks County, PA resident. For a list of offered scholarships see bccf.org/scholarships.

BLSA has funded and developed a financial aid Web site that provides a plethora of scholarship information and provides several ways that donations can be made to the "Students of Color Scholarship Fund." They invite you to review the information at www.financialaid4you.com.

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Scholarship information for international students may be found at www.internationalscholarships.com.

Disclaimer: We do not endorse or confirm outside scholarships. Students should research the firm or organization carefully before submitting an application and always read the fine print. You will not be asked to pay an application fee for a legitimate scholarship. 

For answers to any questions you have about financial aid, please contact Student Financial Services at lawfa@seattleu.edu.