Outside Scholarships

The Law Office of Ronald D. Weiss offers a $2500 scholarship essay contest which should include originality, quality writing, and responsiveness to the contest topic. See http://www.ny-bankruptcy.com/scholarship/. The deadline for entries is April 21, 2017.

Albertson & Davidson LLP offers a $2,500 scholarship to students based on an essay on the topic: Courts in the United States have little power to change the terms of a valid will, even if some of its terms seem unfair to people who would normally expect to inherit assets. Do you think that it should be legal to disinherit your spouse or children, and should courts be able to change the terms of a will that they decide is unfair? Why or why not? See http://www.aldavlaw.com/scholarship/ for details. The deadline is April 26, 2017.

Global Teletherapy is offering a $1,000 merit-based scholarship. It requires a 2,000 word essay submission for academic expenses. See application details and essay question at http://globalteletherapy.com/scholarship. Deadline is May 15, 2017. 

Encore provides the $1000 Victims of Drunk Driving Scholarship. See essay topics and application information at http://www.encoreprotection.com/scholarship-program/. Deadline is May 31, 2017.

Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky, LLC provide a $1,000 bi-annual scholarship to help with the costs of higher education to the winner of an essay-writing project. See http://www.yourdelawareworkerscompensation.lawyer/scholarship/. The deadline is June 6, 2017 at 9 a.m. PST.

Wilshire Law Firm is offering a biannual scholarship of $1,000 to students who have demonstrated academic excellence and a commitment to the community. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and assist a motivated student in fulfilling their ambitions of working in the legal field. See http://wilshirelawfirm.com/legal-scholars-award/. The deadline is September 30. 

American Indian College Fund awards educational scholarships to American Indian/Alaska Native undergraduate and graduate students attending tribal colleges and public or private/non-profit colleges. For a list of offered scholarships for graduate students see American Indian College Fund - graduate.

Berks County Community Foundation awards many educational scholarships to a Berks County, PA resident. For a list of offered scholarships see bccf.org/scholarships.

BLSA has funded and developed a financial aid Web site that provides a plethora of scholarship information and provides several ways that donations can be made to the "Students of Color Scholarship Fund." They invite you to review the information at www.financialaid4you.com.

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Scholarship information for international students may be found at www.internationalscholarships.com.

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