Outside Scholarships




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DDRB Lawyers Legal Scholarship

January 31st, 2021


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


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.

Northwest Justice Project

Elder Law Summer Internship

March 15th, 2021


The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) seeks a summer intern to assist seniors (60+) through civil legal advocacy, including assisting clients with health care benefits appeals, advance health care planning, housing preservation, abuse prevention, and community education. The internship is a 10-week, full-time, paid internship starting approximately one week after law school final exams. The internship is open to students at Washington State law school only. The internship will be remote due to pandemic-related office closure. In-person participation may become an option in the future if offices reopen, but it will not be mandatory. 

Washington Attorneys with Disabilities Association (WADA)

2020-2021 Scholarship

March 30th, 2021


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.


Annual Social Justice Reform Scholarship

March 31st, 2021


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.


Diversity Scholarship

April 5, 2021


The Washington Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel ("WACC") is proud to sponsor three (3) diversity scholarships totaling $9,000 ($3,000 per scholarship). First and second year law school students of the three Washington State law schools are eligible to apply for the scholarship. The top three candidates, as determined from a number of criteria, will be awarded a scholarship to be used to offset the following academic year's tuition payments. Please see the scholarship guidelines and application for further details.

Loren Miller Bar Association


April 9, 2021


The Loren Miller Bar Foundation provides the Philip L. Burton Memorial Scholarship to deserving third-year law students of African/African-American descent and/or law students who possess a demonstrated commitment to improving the African-American community.

Type Media Center

Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties

April 16, 2021


The competition is open to first-year law students who intend to carry out significant activities during the summer (in between their first and second year) in the areas of civil rights and/or civil liberties.  Applicants should submit a proposal describing their intended summer project, in no more than three pages double-spaced, along with a resuméletter of recommendation, evidence of their project's approval, and the name and contact information of the faculty or organizational sponsor

Ben Crump

Law School Scholarship

May 1st, 2021


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


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

Randolph Rice

2021 Infographic Scholarship

May 1st, 2021


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

The Stoddard Firm

Legal Scholarship 2021

May 3rd, 2021


The Stoddard Firm is pleased to announce the availability of a scholarship for first-year law school students. Scholarship applicants must submit a sample of their writing which has previously been published in a newspaper, magazine, professional blog or academic publication. It is not necessary that the subject matter be related to the law; its primary purpose should be to inform readers.

Houston Car Accident Lawyer

$2,020 Vision Scholarship

May 15th, 2021


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


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


One Lawyer Can Change the World Scholarship

June 1st, 2021


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.

Dansker & Aspromonte

First Responder Scholarship

June 15, 2021


Our team at Dansker & Aspromonte Associates knows the invaluable roles first responders play in keeping our community safe and helping our residents thrive. We want to hear from the families of first responders about how those people have impacted their life directly.

McKenzie Law Firm, P.C.

Teen Drinking and Driving Prevention PSA Scholarship

June 15, 2021


The McKenzie Law Firm, P.C., has created a $2,500 scholarship for the student who develops the best PSA for teenagers about the dangers of drinking and driving. Our Teen Drinking and Driving Prevention PSA Scholarship will be awarded to the essay winner.

Ben Crump

Community Leadership Scholarship

July 15, 2021


Ben Crump Law PLLC proudly invites college-bound students who are in financial need to apply for the firm's Community Leadership Scholarship. We will award $2,500 to the applicant who most impresses the scholarship committee with their grasp of the value of community leadership and who best describes a vision for leading communities in the future.

Belsky, Weinberg & Horowitz

$1,000 Scholarship Offer for First-Year College Students

July 16, 2021


A once-yearly scholarship offered to first year graduate and undergraduate students. 

Sutliff & Stout

Law School Scholarship Contest

July 20th, 2021


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


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


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


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


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

The Law Offices of Scott Jay Senft LLP

Scott Senft Scholarship Fund

November 15th, 2021


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.

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarship

November 15th,  2021

up to $5,000

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

Emery Reddy

Legal Studies Scholarship

November 30th, 2021


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

Bader Scott

Future Lawyers of America

December 21st, 2020


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


Transgender First Scholarship 

December 31st, 2021


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

The Johns Law Firm

Law School Scholarship Contest

December 31st, 2021


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

Pride Foundation


January 8th, 2022


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.

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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