Outside Scholarships




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LMJ Scholarship

June 15th, 2021


"The scholarship is open to women and diverse students who have: been accepted to an ABA-accredited law school on a full-time basis; an outstanding or promising academic record; an interest in corporate law; demonstrated community service and leadership qualities; a financial need; and a commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity."

Dansker & Aspromonte

First Responder Scholarship

June 15th, 2021


"Our team at Dansker & Aspromonte Associates knows the invaluable roles first responders play in keeping our community safe and helping our residents thrive. We want to hear from the families of first responders about how those people have impacted their life directly."

Bader Scott

Future Lawyers of America

June 21st, 2021


"Bader Scott Injury Lawyers will be awarding $2,500 to the applicant who best conveys a deep devotion to the pursuit of a legal profession. Undergraduate law school applicants and current law school students who come from financially disadvantaged families are encouraged to apply."

Kanoski Bresney

Stand up to Distracted Driving Scholarship

July 1st, 2021


"Through the Kanoski Bresney Stand Up to Distracted Driving Scholarship program, we are offering five scholarships, in the amount of $2,000 each, to students throughout the U.S. who are pursuing higher education at the undergraduate or graduate level."

The Behan Law Group

Military Veteran Scholarship

July 1st, 2021


"We are offering The Behan Law Group Military Veteran Scholarship to support Veterans and their children in the pursuit of higher education. This scholarship in the amount of $1,000 can be used for tuition and other educational expenses at a college or university of your choice.

Avnet Law

2021 National Scholarship

July 15th, 2021


Scholarship granted to a single community-minded college or graduate student who has demonstrated a history of community service and involvement.

Ben Crump

Community Leadership Scholarship

July 15th, 2021


"Ben Crump Law PLLC proudly invites college-bound students who are in financial need to apply for the firm's Community Leadership Scholarship. We will award $2,500 to the applicant who most impresses the scholarship committee with their grasp of the value of community leadership and who best describes a vision for leading communities in the future."

Belsky, Weinberg & Horowitz

$1,000 Scholarship Offer for First-Year College Students

July 16th, 2021


A once-yearly scholarship offered to first year graduate and undergraduate students. 

Sutliff & Stout

Law School Scholarship Contest

July 20th, 2021


Scholarship for law students who will be enrolled in the Fall 2021 semester. Requires an essay answering the question "Why do you want to study law?"

ABC Law Center 

Disability Advocacy Scholarship

July 31st, 2021


Scholarship for students pursueing law or public policy. Requires a two page essay or creative project focused on your interest and/or personal experience in disability advocacy

Kenneth S. Nugent P.C.

Legal Scholarship

August 15th, 2021


Scholarship offered to a current or admitted law student. Requires a 500 word essay explaining why you have chosen to enter the legal field.

Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of Seattle

MAMA Seattle Scholarship

September 10th, 2021

$2,500, possibly more

"To support our mission, MAMA Seattle is committed to assisting currently enrolled law students at either Seattle University or University of Washington with the costs associated with attending law school. The amount and number of scholarships will be determined by MAMA Seattle and may vary in amount, starting from $2,500. Scholarship Recipients will be selected based on various criteria including past success and/or future dedication in supporting MAMA Seattle's mission."

Education Connection

Military Scholarship for Veterans Active Duty and Military Spouses

September 30th, 2021


Scholarship offered to US military veterans and their families. Requires a 250 word essay answering the question "How has your military service prepared you to enhance your education?"

Nava Law Group


October 1st, 2021


"Nava Law Group, P.C. is awarding a $1000 scholarship to one qualified student who plans to become an attorney."

Washington Women Lawyers

Law School Student Scholarship

October 15th, 2021


The King County Chapter of Washington Women Lawyers (KCWWL) is pleased to offer a scholarship in the amount of $1,500.00 each to one second-year female law student at University of Washington School of Law and one second-year female law student at Seattle University School of Law. 

Cherepinskiy Law Firm P.C.

Annual Scholarship

October 26th, 2021


Annual scholarship offered to law students. Requires a 500-1,000 word essay describing why the student would bring a clear and unique perspective to the legal profession. 

Answering Legal

Law Scholarship

November 5th, 2021


Scholarship for current and matriculating law students. Requires a 500-1,000 word essay.

The Law Offices of Scott Jay Senft LLP

Scott Senft Scholarship Fund

November 15th, 2021


"This scholarship is Scott Senft's way of contributing to and encouraging those sharing his goal to improve the lives of the less fortunate through all legal services. The $1,500 that this scholarship offers is meant for students entering a field where the law is concerned."

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarship

November 15th,  2021

up to $5,000

Scholarship for retired, honorably discharged, active duty or member of the national Guard or Reserve.

Emery Reddy

Legal Studies Scholarship

November 30th, 2021


"Each year we offer financial assistance to students earning degrees in the legal field. Applicants will write a 250-500 word essay on why they are pursuing a career in legal studies and/or why they are interested in the legal field."

Scottsdale Injury Lawyers

Law School Scholarship Contest

December 1st, 2021


Scholarship offered to current or entering law students. Scottsdale Injury Lawyers "want to hear from law students on why they decided to go to law school and what they hope to achieve once they graduate and pass the bar."

Fob James Law Firm

Law School Scholarship 

December 15th, 2021


Scholarship for current or entering law students with plans to help and give back to their community with their law degree.

Bader Scott

Future Lawyers of America

December 21st, 2021


Scholarship for current or prospective law students who demonstrate financial need. Requires a 1,000 word essay responding to one of two prompts. 


Transgender First Scholarship 

December 31st, 2021


A scholarship offered to students who identify as transgender. Application requires three short essays.

The Johns Law Firm

Law School Scholarship Contest

December 31st, 2021


Scholarship for law students. Requires a 300-400 word essay on "why you decided to become a lawyer"

Pride Foundation


January 8th, 2022


"60+ scholarships for students pursuing post-secondary education to support LGBTQ+ and allied student leaders in the Northwest-particularly those who face barriers due to race, economic circumstances, identity, ability, location, or lack of family support."


DDRB Lawyers Legal Scholarship

January 31st, 2022


Must be admitted, or have receieved an acceptance letter to an accreditted law school. Requires a 400-500 word essay on what you hope to achieve in your legal career if awarded the scholarship. 

Pat Tillman Foundation

Tillman Scholars Program

February 28th, 2022

Up to $10,000

Scholarship availble to verterans, active duty service members, and spouses of veterans or active duty service members.

Charles E. Joseph Employment Law

Working Now and Then Scholarship 

May 1st, 2022


Scholarship for a law student who plans to work in plaintiff's employment law. 

Loren Miller Bar Association


April 9th, 2022


"The Loren Miller Bar Foundation provides the Philip L. Burton Memorial Scholarship to deserving third-year law students of African/African-American descent and/or law students who possess a demonstrated commitment to improving the African-American community."

Antonoplos & Associates

Legal Scholarship

May 1st, 2022


"To encourage and empower future attorneys to pursue the same legal values that our firm embodies, we have decided to create the Antonoplos & Associates Legal Scholarship. The Antonoplos & Associates Legal Scholarship will award $2,500 to one incoming or current law student who shares our passion for assisting communities through the legal field."

Randolph Rice

2021 Infographic Scholarship

May 1st, 2022


Scholarship available to current or prospective college or law students. Requires creating an infographic based on a prompt provided on the webpage.

The Stoddard Firm

Legal Scholarship 2021

May 3rd, 2022


"The Stoddard Firm is pleased to announce the availability of a scholarship for first-year law school students. Scholarship applicants must submit a sample of their writing which has previously been published in a newspaper, magazine, professional blog or academic publication. It is not necessary that the subject matter be related to the law; its primary purpose should be to inform readers."

Insurance Claim HQ

Disaster Relief Scholarship Program

June 1st, 2022


Students who have experience with a disaster or insurance dispute and are currently enrolled in a U.S. college or university, or have been accepted at such an institution, are welcome to submit relevant essays of between 500 and 1,000 words. 


One Lawyer Can Change the World Scholarship

June 1st, 2022


"Scholarship for incoming 1L students. Each year Barbri honors 10 future change agents who are heading to law school. All ten finalists will be rewarded with scholarships to help pay for the first year of law school."

International Scholarships



Scholarships for international students

Guttmacher Institute 

Cory L. Richards Memorial Scholarship



Annual scholarship awarded to a student who plans to devote their career to advancing public policy related to sexual and reproductive health and rights and who are seeking advanced degrees in public health or public policy.

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