Outside Scholarships

  

Deadline

Amount

Summary Details

Bold.org

College Journalism Grant

February 28, 2020

$1,000

500-1,000 word essay exploring your passion for journalism and the journalism project this grant would fund.

Pat Tillman Foundation

Tillman Scholar

February 29, 2020

$11,000 per accademic year

Resume, two 400 word essays based on prompts provided in the application, fincanial worksheet, character recommendation from a thirds party, and a 250 word biography

Alaska Bar Association

Law School Scholarships

March 1, 2020

TBD

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

ICMA-RC

Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund

March 15, 2020

Varies

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

$3,000

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.

Kohlmeyer Hagen Law Office

Annual Scholarship

April 30, 2020

$1,000

Complete application form

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

TBD

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

Moses and Roth Attorneys at Law

Legal Scholarship

May 31, 2020

$1,000

500 to 600-word essay explaining what you intend to do with your law degree and how society will benefit

Adrian H. Altshuler & Associates

Just Need a Chance Educational Scholarship

June 1, 2020

$2,500

Requires two 200 word essays on "why you require financial help and what the $2,500 will be spent on" and "why you should be awarded this scholarship"

Arash Law

Law Student Scholarship

June 1, 2020

$1,000

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

$10,000-$1,000

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

$5,000

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

Plaxen & Adler PA

Plaxen & Adler Scholarship

June 1, 2020

$2,500

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

Taylor & Ring

Victim Advocate Scholarship

June 1, 2020

$5,000

1,000-word essay on what civil justice systems mean to you

Wagner & Wagner Attorneys at Law

Annual Civil Justice Scholarship

June 1, 2020

$2,500

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 recomendation from a current professor in addition to the essay response.

Silberstein, Awad, & Miklos, PC

Impact on the Community Scholarship

June 30, 2020

$1,000

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

$1,000

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

Thomas Law Offices

Scholarship

July 17th, 2020

$1,000

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

$1,000

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

$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. 

Altman & Altman Attorneys at Law

Law School Scholarship

December 1, 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

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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