Outside Scholarships

  

Deadline

Amount

Summary Details

Korean American Bar Association of Washington

2019 Scholarships

January 18, 2019

$1000-$4000

2-page essay on a selected topic; students who are not of Korean ethnicity are encouraged to apply

Kristopher K. Green & Associates

College Scholarship

January 28, 2019

$1000

500 to 1000-word essay: "What do you think the field of family and divorce law will be like in the next 10 years?"

Christensen Law Firm

DC Law Scholarship

January 31, 2019

$2000

500 to 600-word essay: "What is today's biggest threat to our right to a civil jury trial?"

Dan Doyle Law Group

Educational Scholarship

January 31, 2019

$1000

500-word essay on why an education is important

Edward J Babbitt APC

Scholarship Contest

January 31, 2019

$1000

500-word essay on why an education is important

Law Office of Dorothy Hyde

Scholarship Contest

January 31, 2019

$1000

500-word essay on why an education is important

Simpson Law Group

Scholarship Contest

January 31, 2019

$1000

500-word essay on why an education is important

FDCC Foundation

Barb Currie Diversity Scholarship

February 15, 2019

$5000

1000-word personal statement; writing sample (7-page limit); three professional and academic references

Brauns Law PC

Scholarship Contest

February 28, 2019

$1000

600-word essay on how you overcome certain obstacles in your life

Alaska Bar Association

Law School Scholarships

March 1, 2019

TBD

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

Berks County Community Foundation

Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship Fund

April 1, 2019

$3000

For high school graduates of Berks County, PA pursuing a law degree

Gainsberg Law PC

Annual Scholarship Award

April 1, 2019

$2500

1000-word essay on why you are interested in the law; two recommendation letters

Kohlmeyer Hagen Law Office

Annual Scholarship

April 30, 2019

$1000

Resume and at least one professional letter of recommendation

Charles E. Joseph Employment Scholarship

May 1, 2019

$1000

750-word essay: "What are the biggest challenges facing workers' rights in the future?"

John R. Colvin, Attorney at Law

Legal Scholarship

May 1, 2019

$1000

Copy of an article which has been published (in print or digital media)

For August 2019 incoming 1Ls

Evans Law Firm

Legal Scholarship

May 1, 2019

$1000

Copy of an article which has been published (in print or digital media)

For August 2019 incoming 1Ls

Guajardo & Marks LLP

Legal Scholarship

May 1, 2019

$1000

Copy of an article which has been published (in print or digital media)

For August 2019 incoming 1Ls

Mann Law Firm

Legal Scholarship

May 1, 2019

$1000

Copy of an article which has been published (in print or digital media)

For August 2019 incoming 1Ls

Stoddard Firm

Legal Scholarship

May 1, 2019

$2000

Copy of an article which has been published (in print or digital media)

For August 2019 incoming 1Ls

Randall & Stump PLLC

2019 Scholarship Contest

May 31, 2019

$2500

300 to 500-word essay describing a challenging situation wherein you've had to uncover a truth that may not have been initially apparent; include your process and the outcome of the situation affected by your findings

American Indian College Fund

May 31 annually

TBD

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

Plattner Verderame PC

Civil Justice Scholarship

June 2019

$2500

1000-word essay about the American civil justice and jury system; a recommendation letter

Silverman, McDonald & Friedman

Educational Scholarship

June 2019

$5000

500-word essay about what the civil justice systems mean to you

Michigan Auto Law

Diversity Scholarship 

June 1, 2019

$2000

3-page essay describing your efforts to encourage greater racial or ethnic diversity within the student body of your law school

Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law

2019 Legal Scholarship

June 1, 2019

$1000

300 to 600-word essay: "Should people be allowed to warn motorists about DUI checkpoints in America?"

Scrofano Law PC

Aspiring Public Defender Scholarship

June 1 annually

$1500

500 to 700-word essay: "How can you defend people you know are guilty?"

Other eligibility criteria apply (see scholarship page)

Cunningham & Mears

Academic Scholarship

June 15, 2019

$2500

1000-word essay on why you chose to study law; a recommendation letter

George Sink PA

Veterans and Military Family Scholarship

June 15, 2019

$1000

500 to 1000-word essay on a selected topic; open to active duty service member, a veteran, or a spouse or child of an active duty or retired service member; offered twice a year

Harris Lowry Manton LLP

Annual Civil Justice Scholarship

June 30, 2019

$5000

1000-word essay about the importance of the right to a trial by jury; a recommendation letter 

Levoritz Law Firm

Scholarship 2019

June 30, 2019

$1000

A creative infographic (pdf), informational video (YouTube link) or essay (.doc) on specified family law topics (or topic of choice -- see page for details)

Paulson & Nace PLLC

The Barry J. Nace "Pursuit of Justice" Scholarship

June 30, 2019

$3000

300-word essay on what drives your pursuit for civil justice

Wagner & Wagner Attorneys at Law

Civil Justice Scholarship

June 30, 2019

$2500

1000-word essay on the injured plaintiff's right to be compensated through litigation or mediation; a recommendation letter

Micklin Law Group

Scholarship

July 1, 2019

$1000

Personal statement; needs-based scholarship offered twice a year

Solomon Law Group

Fall 2019 Scholarship

July 12, 2019

$1000

500-word essay: "How can we better utilize popular entertainment and media (movies, TV shows, online media, video games, etc.) to educate the general public about vital issues?"

Ankin Law Office

Academic Scholarship

July 15, 2019

$2500

1500-word essay blog post: "Create a 'Distracted Driving Family Plan'"

Mainor Wirth Injury Lawyers

Academic Scholarship

July 15, 2019

$1000

1500-word essay blog post discussing advantages and disadvantages, as well as dangers of choosing to ride a bicycle to work everyday

Matthew L Sharp Law Offices

Annual Scholarship

July 15, 2019

$1000

1500-word essay blog post: "What are alternative prevention methods each state can take to reduce crashes and injuries among young drivers?"

Law Office of Renkin and Associates

Leukemia & Lymphoma Law School Scholarship

July 31, 2019

$1000

1 to 2-page essay describing how your life has been impacted by Lymphoma or Leukemia (either yourself or a family member)

Answering Legal

Future Attorneys of America Scholarship

November 5, 2019

$5000

500 to 1000-word essay from a list of selected topics

Staver Law Group

Personal Injury Scholarship

December 1, 2019

$5000

300 to 500-word essay regarding the role of personal injury lawyers

Sweet Law Group

Future Legal Leaders Scholarship

December 31, 2019

$2000

2000-word essay: "Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?"

BLSA

Students of Color Scholarship Fund

Varies

Varies

Search for need or merit based scholarships; eligibility requirements vary

International Scholarships

Varies

Varies

Scholarships for international students

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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