Outside Scholarships

  

Deadline

Amount

Summary Details

ABC Law Center

Disability Advocacy Scholarship

July 31st, 2020

$1,000

Two page essay or creative project focused on your interest and/or personal experience in disability advocacy

Education Connection

Military Scholarship for Veterans Active Duty and Military Spouses

September 30, 2020

$1,000

A 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?"

Cherepinskiy Law Firm P. C. 

Annual Scholarship

October 26th, 2020

$1,000

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

Answering Legal

Answering Legal Law Scholarship

November 5th, 2020

$5,000

In order to receive Answering Legal's FAAS merit scholarship, students must meet the scholarship's minimum criteria, and submit a completed application along with a 500-1000 essay.

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarship

November 15th,  2020

up to $5,000

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

The Law Offices of Scott Jay Senft LLP

Scott Senft Scholarship Fund

November 15th, 2020

$1,500

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.

Emery Reddy

Legal Studies Scholarship

November 30th, 2020

$2,500

500 word essay to demonstrate their dedication to the study of law. 

Altman & Altman Attorneys at Law

Law School Scholarship

December 1st, 2020

$1,500

1,000-word essay on access to legal services in the US (focus on the need and affordability of legal services) and propose ideas to help meet the demand of these services

Dagney Johnson

Pursuing Law Scholarship

December 16th, 2020

$2.500

Scholarship for current or prospective law students. Requires a 300-400 word essay answering the prompt "Why did you choose to pursue a career in law?"

Bader Scott

Future Lawyers of America

December 21st, 2020

$2,500

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

Team Law 

Scholarship for Working Moms

December 31st, 2020

$1,500

For working mothers or mothers who intend to re-enter the workforce. Requires a 500-word essay on why you should be selected for the program in addition to other application material

TFS

Transgender First Scholarship 

December 31st, 2020

$2,500

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

The Johns Law Firm

Law School Scholarship Contest

December 31st, 2020

$1,500

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

Ken Nugent

Legal Scholarship

January 4th, 2021

$5,000

Scholarship for law students requiring a 500 word essay explaining why you have chosen to enter the legal field.

Pride Foundation

Scholarships

January 8th, 2021

Varies

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 LLP

DDRB Lawyers Legal Scholarship

January 31st, 2021

$1,500

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, 2021

Up to $10,000

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

Alaska Bar Association 

Law School Scholarships

March 1st, 2021

Varies

 The Alaska Bar Association offers law school scholarships to current 1st or 2nd year law students who demonstrate ties to Alaska, and an intent to return to Alaska within two years of graduation.

Washington Attorneys with Disabilities Association (WADA)

2020-2021 Scholarship

March 30th, 2021

$2,500

WADA intends to award at least one scholarship to a law student who has shown commitment to helping promote meaningful inclusion of people with disabilities throughout the legal profession and by sharing a personal story of overcoming the adversity that persons with disabilities face in pursuing a legal career. Find application and recomendation instruction on the scholarship website.

Pigeonly 

Annual Social Justice Reform Scholarship

March 31st, 2021

$2,500

Scholarship for current or matriculating students who want to forge their career and their livelihood changing the system by addressing inequity and making our society more fair and just. Requires a 1,000 word essay addressing the prompt located on their webpage.

Ben Crump

Law School Scholarship

May 1st, 2021

$2,500

Ben Crump Law PLLC welcomes law school students who come from financially disadvantaged
families with a financial need to apply for the firm's Law School Scholarship. We will award
$2,500 to the applicant whose financial need, academic potential, and commitment to the
importance of mentorship most strongly aligns with our vision for this scholarship. Requires an essay of up to 2,000 words.

Charles E. Joseph Employment Law

Working Now and Then Scholarship 

May 1st, 2021

$1,000

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

Randolph Rice

2021 Infographic Scholarship

May 1st, 2021

$1,500

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

Houston Car Accident Lawyer

$2,020 Vision Scholarship

May 15th, 2021

$2,020

Open to all aspiring and current students. Must submit design and submit a simple infographic showing "before" and "after" for a typical student adjusting from in-person education to remote education, and address how technology is helping them stay on course.

Smith & Eulo

Smith & Eulo Legal Scholarship

May 31st, 2021

$2,500

Scholarship for a current or prospective law student see link for application details.

LSAC

One Lawyer Can Change the World Scholarship

June 1st, 2021

$10,000-$1,000

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.

Sutliff & Stout

Law School Scholarship Contest

July 20th, 2021

$1,500

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

$1,000

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

Education Connection

Military Scholarship for Veterans Active Duty and Military Spouses

September 30th, 2021

$1,000

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?"

Cherepinskiy Law Firm P.C.

Annual Scholarship

October 26th, 2021

$1,000

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

$5,000

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

International Scholarships

Varies

Varies

Scholarships for international students

Guttmacher Institute 

Cory L. Richards Memorial Scholarship

Annual

$15,000

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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