Outside Scholarships




Summary Details

Alaska Bar Association

Law School Scholarships

March 1, 2020


For 1Ls and 2Ls who demonstrates ties to Alaska and an intent to return to Alaska within two years of graduation


Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund

March 15, 2020


Requires filling out a 3 page application. The fund provides financial assistance to the surviving spouse or children of employees who have died in the line of duty.

Berks County Community Foundation

Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship Fund

April 1, 2020


250-500 word essay to do with your career goals as a lawyer. Must be a graduate of a high school located in Berks County PA. Preference given to second year law students.


Diversity Scholarship

April 3, 2020


This scholarship is guaranteed to one 1L or 2L Seattle University law student. The scholarship provides incentives for law students to increase diversity in the legal profession; reflects the diverse communities in which we live; and ultimately benefits the community at-large. See the scholarship application for details.

Outlaws Civil Rights Scholarship

April 13, 2020


The Outlaws Civil Rights Scholarship provides support for a student actively committed to and engaged in public interest law that benefits the lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender ("LGBT") community. Eligible candidates include Seattle University School of Law incoming 1L's and current 1L's, 2L's and part-time 3L's. Applicants should submit a resume along with a brief cover letter, explaining their work and future plans/interests.  

Kohlmeyer Hagen Law Office

Annual Scholarship

April 30, 2020


Complete application form

Stokes Lawrence

1L Diversity Scholarship

April 30, 2020


Stokes Lawrence is pleased to offer three $1,500 tuition scholarships to first year students from diverse backgrounds; one at each of the three law schools in the State of Washington. Applicants will submit a current résumé and a personal essay of no more than 1000 words about their thoughts on diversity and/or how diversity has played a role so far in their life and their community involvement.

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarship

April 20th, 2020 and November 15 2020

up to $5,000

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

American Indian College Fund

May 31, 2020


Educational scholarships for American Indian/Alaska Native undergraduate and graduate students attending tribal colleges and public or private/non-profit colleges

Arash Law

Law Student Scholarship

June 1, 2020


500-word essay describing which field of law you're interested in pursuing and what you plan to do with your degree

Barbri Law Preview

One Lawyer Can Change the World Scholarship 

June 1. 2020


For incoming 1L students only. 500 word essay. Ten awards are given: 1 $10,000 award, 1 $5,000 award, and 8 $1,000 awards.

Harris Lowry Manton LLP

Annual Civil Justice Scholarship

June 1, 2020


1,000-word essay about the importance of the right to a trial by jury.

Plaxen & Adler PA

Plaxen & Adler Scholarship

June 1, 2020


1,000-word essay on your interest in civil trial advocacy and a career as a civil trial lawyer as well as your commitment to diversity and inclusion

Wagner & Wagner Attorneys at Law

Annual Civil Justice Scholarship

June 1, 2020


1,000 word essay responding to the prompt: "The injured plaintiff's right to be compensated through litigation or mediation." Scholarship for pre-law or law students. Requires proof of enrollment, statement of financial need, and a letter of recommendation from a current professor in addition to the essay response.

MCCA LMJ Scholarship

June 17, 2020


The LMJ Scholarship is a diversity pipeline program that seeks to nurture the academic and professional careers of outstanding law students. Scholarship will be awarded to 6 full-time first year JD students with an interest in business law. See Application site for ellibability and application requirements.

Silberstein, Awad, & Miklos, PC

Impact on the Community Scholarship

June 30, 2020


750 to 1,000-word essay discussing a time when you made a positive impact on someone or something in your community, and how that experience changed you as a person

Krzak Rundio Law Group, LLC

Yearly Scholarship

July 17th, 2020


More than 500 word essay on how you would rebuild society. Must be a first year student.

Thomas Law Offices


July 17th, 2020


More than 500 word essay in response to a quote. Must be a first year student.

ABC Law Center

Disability Advocacy Scholarship

July 31st, 2020


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

Cherepinskiy Law Firm P. C. 

Annual Scholarship

October 26th, 2020


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. 

Emery Reddy

Legal Studies Scholarship

November 30th, 2020


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

Altman & Altman Attorneys at Law

Law School Scholarship

December 1st, 2020


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

Team Law 

Scholarship for Working Moms

December 31st, 2020


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

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