An Outside Scholarship is an award funded by an entity outside of Seattle University or government agency. Most require an application process and provide funds towards a student’s cost of education.

Sponsor Scholarship Deadline Amount Summary Details
Law Office of Aaron D. Wersing Aaron D. Wersing Federal Employment Rights Scholarship Contest Nov 18, 2022 $1,500 We are committed to educating and raising awareness for workplace injustices. We want to hear from law students on their thoughts on the following questions. Do your research, cite sources, and give your personal thoughts on the following: How are federal employees’ rights different from employees working in the private sector? Do you feel that federal employees have more or less protections than employees in the private sector? State your reasons. In order to apply to the scholarship, you must be enrolled in an ABA accredited law school.
Alford & Clark Injury Attorneys Students In Need Scholarship Nov 29, 2022 $2,000 Our team spends nights and weekends working to obtain just outcomes for our clients, and we have a deep appreciation for dedication, determination, and hard work. Through our Alford & Clark Injury Attorneys Students in Need Scholarship, we aim to promote those ideals by supporting students who have overcome obstacles and demonstrated a need for financial assistance.
Answering Legal Answering Legal Law Scholarship Nov 30, 2022 $5,000 Answering Legal’ s Future Attorneys of America Scholarship is dedicated in choosing one law student, of academic excellence, every year and awarding them with the FAAS merit scholarship.
Chan Law Firm Community Leader Scholarship Dec 1, 2022 $1,000 Our immigration law firm is dedicated to helping immigrant workers, entrepreneurs, and investors from around the world. We want to extend our help to students pursuing law degrees and select one student to be awarded a $1,000 scholarship to put towards their law school tuition.
Law Office of Aaron D. Wersing Aaron Wersing Employment Discrimination Scholarship Dec 1, 2022 $1,000 We are asking students to write a 500-word essay about what employment discrimination law is and how job discrimination rates can be reduced and mitigated. We are looking for the most creative and cohesive essay. Applicants must be EITHER be out-going high school seniors (graduating summer 2022) OR students currently enrolled in a college, trade school, university, or law school as of the start of the fall 2022 semester.
Salwin Law Group Law School Scholarship Contest Dec 1, 2022 $1,000 Scholarship offered to law students. Applicants must respond to the prompt "Identify one way that criminal law and politics intersect in modern America and provide your analysis."
Weinberg Law Offices Diversity in Law School Scholarship Dec 1, 2022 $1,000 We are offering first-year and second-year law school students the opportunity to be awarded $1,000 to put towards their law school tuition. They must be a member of a historically underrepresented group in the legal profession and enrolled or to be enrolled at ABA law school.
Weinberg Law Offices Law Office 2022 Scholarship Dec 1, 2022 $1,000 Our team understands how challenging it can be for injured individuals and their families to seek justice against negligent parties. We want to hear from students about a challenge they have overcome and how it shaped them to seek out a law degree. Our hope through this scholarship is to aid and support students attending law school to finance their degree.
Bader Scott Injury Lawyers Future Lawyers of Georgia Scholarship Dec 15, 2022 $2,500 The Future Lawyers of Georgia Scholarship was created by Bader Scott Injury Lawyers for Georgians who are current law students or who have received and accepted an offer to attend an accredited law school.
Golden State Workers Compensation African American Single Mother's Scholarship Dec 15, 2022 $2,000 Golden State Workers Compensation is an African American minority owned law firm. Attorney Ryan Davis believes in having a strong connection to the community and Golden State Workers’ Compensation is committed to helping the next generation of single African American women achieve their dreams. Ryan Davis and his entire team are all strong supporters of higher education and believe students should be able to follow their dream career paths. This is why Attorney Ryan Davis and everyone at Golden State Workers Compensation is proud to offer a scholarship award to a deserving current African American single parent student pursuing their dream through higher education.
NetPEO NetPEO Lung Cancer Awareness Scholarship Dec 15, 2022 $2,500 NetPEO is offering a $2,500 Lung Cancer Awareness Scholarship. Applicants must be college-bound high school students or current college attendees, and must write an essay about how smoking affects society as a whole and what young people can do to address the issue with their peers.
Golden State Workers Compensation Golden State Workers Compensation Diversity Scholarship Dec 19, 2022 $1,500 Golden State Workers Compensation is an African American minority owned law firm. Attorney Ryan Davis believes in having a strong connection to the community and Golden State Workers Compensation is committed to helping the next generation of people from all walks of life to further their education. Ryan Davis and his entire team are all strong supporters of higher education and believe students should be able to follow their dream career paths. This is why Attorney Ryan Davis and everyone at Golden State Workers Compensation is proud to offer a scholarship award to a deserving current student pursuing their dream through higher education.
California Workers Compensation Lawyers 2022 California Workers Compensation Lawyers Dec 21, 2022 $1,500 The cost of education on all levels has been increasing year by year and we understand how challenging this can be for a student pursing a college degree. So, that is why our law firm is offering to all students that meet the criteria “ The 2022 California Workers Compensation Lawyers Scholarship.” This $1, 500 scholarship will be awarded to one qualified student who is currently attending or are planning to attend community college, university or graduate school.
Golden State Workers Compensation Golden State Workers Compensation Diversity Scholarship Dec 21, 2022 $1,500 Our firm knows what it’ s like to have your life impacted by an accident, and we have seen many of our clients not be able to go back to the same work they were doing when they were injured due to a substantial injury. But many of these injured individuals go on to further their education through vocational rehabilitation, junior colleges or even getting a masters or a PhD. Witnessing these amazing transformations is what has motivated us to want to offer scholarships to extraordinary people looking to do extraordinary things. The cost of education on all levels has been increasing year by year and we understand how challenging this can be for a student pursing a college degree. So, that is why our law firm is offering to all students that meet the criteria “ The 2022 California Workers Compensation Lawyers Scholarship.” This $1, 500 scholarship will be awarded to one qualified student who is currently attending or are planning to attend community college, university or graduate school.
Armstrong Lee & Baker Law School Scholarship Contest Dec 31, 2022 $2,500 Applicants must be accepted to or currently enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school.
David W. Martin Law Group David W. Martin Law Group Scholarship Dec 31, 2022 $500 David W. Martin Law Group is awarding a $500 scholarship to a qualified pre-law undergraduate or a student entering law school, anywhere in the United States. The scholarship is designed to offset the costs of tuition or the miscellaneous expenses associated with preparing for the winner’s future as an attorney. Please write an essay under the topic- "What are some of the challenges presented by the lack of access to justice, what is the impact upon our justice system, and what are the most feasible possible solutions to address this issue?"
Jon Friedman Law Offices Jon Friedman Scholarship Dec 31, 2022 $500 The award is granted per year. Accepted into a U.S. university as a pre-law undergraduate or a law school attendant.
Law Offices of Daniel Kim Law Offices of Daniel Kim Scholarship Dec 31, 2022 $5,000 In order to be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Applicant must be currently enrolled or accepted to a university/college for the 2022-2023 school year; Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution; You have a 3.0 GPA or higher; Must be a citizen of the United States of America.
Park Chenaur & Associates LLP Park Chenaur Diversity Scholarship Dec 31, 2022 $1,500 500-1000 word essay with original content, examining how either of these cases will affect jury trials going forward:
State v. Berhe, 444 P.3d 1172 (2019); or
State v. Zamora, slip opinion 9959-07-01
James Kennedy Law One Tough Student Scholarship Jan 26, 2023 $1,000 With our One Tough Student Scholarship, we want to support college students who have been impacted by drunk driving and who want to join the fight against drunk driving in our society. Each semester, we offer two scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to students in need. The funds can be used for tuition and other educational expenses at a college or university anywhere in the United States.
Land Legal Group Annual Scholarship Feb 15, 2023 $1,000 Land Legal Group is pleased to announce their annual scholarship available to students anticipating attending school in the fall of 2022 as either a pre-law undergraduate or first-year law student. The $1, 000 scholarship is intended to help defray expenses for students that have been accepted into a school anywhere in the United States.
Berger & Green Heart Disease Scholarship Jun 15, 2023 $1,000 The Berger and Green Heart Disease Scholarship is open to individuals living with heart disease in the U.S. Undergraduate and graduate students are both welcome to apply. All applicants must have been diagnosed with heart disease or a congenital heart defect & are enrolled in or have been accepted to an accredited college or university or graduate school in the U.S.
Bogin, Munns & Munns Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Scholarship Jun 15, 2023 $2,500 If we can draw awareness to the risks and dangers of alcohol exposure to the unborn fetus with this scholarship and help a deserving student fulfill their college education at the same time, we know our efforts will be well placed. College-bound students who want to apply for the Bogin, Munns & Munns Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Scholarship must meet the following eligibility requirements: 3.0 or higher GPA (application must include an official transcript), enrolled in or accepted at an accredited university or college or graduate school in the United States, submission of an original essay on the topic outlined within the link.
Chalik & Chalik Injury Lawyers Cancer Survivors Scholarship Jun 15, 2023 $1,000 This scholarship will recognize a deserving student who not only survived a devastating illness but now demonstrates a commitment to helping others diagnosed with cancer or another serious illness.
Distasio Law Firm Birth Injury Survivor Scholarship Jun 15, 2023 $2,500 Our firm will award $2, 500 to one applicant whose story, experience, and message regarding their birth injury resonated with us, to assist in the journey in furthering their education.
High Rise Financial Financial Education PSA Scholarship Jun 15, 2023 $1,500 The goal is to provide students with an outlet to educate their fellows in an area of financial literacy that interests them. You will write a public service announcement (PSA) addressed to your peers. Choose a topic related to financial literacy and craft a persuasive and informative PSA according to the guidelines provided in the link.
Morris Bart LLC Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship Jun 15, 2023 $2,500 Texting while driving is just one of the dangerous activities that can lead to a serious car accident. Eating, listening to music, talking with friends, and even applying make-up can result in deadly car crashes. As part of your application for this $2,500 scholarship, please create a video PSA that warns of the dangers of distracted driving.
Morris Bart LLC Community Service Scholarship Jun 15, 2023 $2,500 The Community Service Scholarship is addressed to students who practice volunteering, community service, and/or fundraising. To apply, all of those interested are invited to share an engaging 750-word story about what service means to them and what was the contribution they brought to their own community.
Pacific West Injury Law Changing the Law Scholarship Jun 15, 2023 $2,500 There are many laws that deserve reexamination. Many are archaic, outdated, and need a fresh set of eyes to look them over. What law do you feel is the most important? If you could do anything to change a law, how would you change it? As a part of the younger generation, you are the future of this country’s legal destiny. The power is in your hands to challenge laws and decide on how you can make them better. What sort of laws do you envision changing, so they fit the issues of the 21st century better?Pacific West Injury Law is offering a $2,500 scholarship to new and current college students who write an essay that answers the following question: if given the opportunity to change any law, which one would you pick and why?
Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick Law School Scholarship for Veterans Jul 1, 2023 $1,500 Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD awards an annual $1, 500 scholarship to a deserving veteran enrolled in or accepted to a U.S. law school. Veterans of all branches of the U.S. military are eligible to apply (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard). This scholarship is open to veterans enrolled in an accredited U.S. law school or who are accepted to an accredited U.S. law school. Applicants must be pursuing a juris doctorate (JD) degree.
Andrew Flusche Attorney at Law Law School Scholarship Contest Jul 30, 2023 $1,000 Andrew Flusche, Attorney at Law is now accepting applications to reward a student $1,000 towards their law school education.
Flores Tawney & Acosta, P.C. Law School Scholarship Contest Jul 30, 2023 $2,000 Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited law school. If you have applied to a law school and have not been accepted yet, you may apply for the scholarship, however, the scholarship will be awarded to a student already enrolled at an accredited law school.
Poulos and Coates Law School Scholarship Contest Aug 1, 2023 $2,500 Understanding the justice system, how do you plan to give back to the community after becoming a lawyer? Applicants must be enrolled or accepted into an ABA accredited law school in the United States as of the fall 2023 semester.
International Scholarships 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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