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Arent Fox 1l Diversity Scholarship Essay

AAJ Richard Hailey Law Student Scholarships
Eligibility Criteria: Must be an African American, Hispanic, Asian-American, Native American or Bi-Racial law student AAJ member; Selection based on interest/proficiency of skills in trial advocacy, desire to represent victims, financial need and commitment to AAJ.
Deadline: May

AAUW Educational Foundation: Career Development Grants
Eligibility Criteria: Special consideration is given to women of color, and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional fields
Deadline: December

AAUW Educational Foundation: Selected Professions Fellowship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 3L woman of color; Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Deadline: January

ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund
Eligibility Criteria: Must be entering 1L; Must have a minimum 2.5 undergrad GPA; Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Deadline: March

ABA Section of Business Law: CLEO Fellows Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 1L or 2L who previously participated in CLEO pre-law summer institute program; Must be a member of ABA Law Student Division; Must be interested in pursuing a career in Business Law
Deadline: April

ABA Section of Litigation Judicial Intern Opportunity Program
The mission of the Judicial Intern Opportunity Program is to provide opportunities to students who are members of racial and ethnic groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the profession. The program also provides opportunities to students with disabilities, students who are economically disadvantaged and students who identify themselves as LGBT.
Deadline: January

Adler, Pollock & Sheehan Diversity Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be an entering minority student; Must be a permanent resident of MA or RI; Must have a desire to work in RI or MA
Deadline: June

American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) Fellowship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska Native group
Deadline: June

Arent Fox Diversity Scholarship Program
Eligibility Criteria: Must be U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the U.S.; Must be member of a diverse population that historically has been underrepresented in the legal field profession
Deadline: January

Association of American Indian Affairs: Allogan Slagle Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be Native American/Alaska Native; Must be 1/4 Indian blood; Must be a member of a tribe that is not recognized by the federal government
Deadline: June

Association of American Indian Affairs: Florence Young Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be Native American/Alaska Native; Must be 1/4 Indian blood
Deadline: June

Association of American Indian Affairs: Sequoyah Fellowship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be Native American/Alaska Native; Must be 1/4 Indian blood
Deadline: June

Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarships
Eligibility Criteria: All applications must be submitted via their online application tool; Detailed eligibility criteria is available once registered with Baker Donelson technology system
Deadline: June

Baker Hostetler Diversity Fellowship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 2L student; Must be a member of a under-represented racial/ethnic groups set by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or a member of the LGBT community; Must be a U.S. citizen or authorized to work in the U.S.
Deadline: October

Balfour Phi Delta Phi Minority Scholarship Program
Eligibility Criteria: Must be an ethnic minority member of Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity; Selection based on participation, ethics, and scholastics
Deadline: October

Banner & Witcoff, LTD: Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for Law Students
Eligibility Criteria: Must have an interest in intellectual property law; Must be a member of a historically under represented group in IP Law (including race, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and disability)
Deadline: January

Bernadine Johnson Marshall-Martha Bell Scholarships
Eligibility Criteria: Must be African American woman; Must be a resident of NJ; Must be involved in community service
Deadline: March

Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati: The William A. McClain Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: The McClain Scholarship is awarded to a Black student and Hamilton County, Ohio resident attending any ABA accredited law school who demonstrates leadership potential and dedication to community.
Deadline: February

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Diversity Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be currently attending an accredited law school, either a member of an ethnic or racial minority or demonstrates commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career.
Deadline: May

Cairncross & Hempelmann Diversity Fellowship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 2L student
Deadline: September

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
Eligibility Criteria: Must be an active participant in public and/or community service; Must have strong writing skills; Must be US citizen or permanent resident; Must demonstrate financial need
Deadline: April

Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association Scholarships
Eligibility Criteria: Must have a strong connection to the Latino community and the state of Connecticut
Deadline: September

Constangy, Brooks & Smith Diversity Scholars
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 2L student; Must have a minimum 2.7 GPA; Must demonstrate commitment to diversity in community, school, or work
Deadline: December

Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Diversity Fellowship Program
Eligibility Criteria: Must demonstrate commitment to promoting diversity; Must committ to joining the Firm’s Summer Associate Program following 2L year
Deadline: June

DAR American Indian Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be Native American; Selection based on financial need and academic achievement; To receive application, send a self-addressed, stamped business-size envelope to obtain the name and address of your state scholarship DAR chairman specifying this award
Deadline: April

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 1L student of color, or of other diverse backgrounds; Must commit to becoming a summer associate in our Seattle or Portland office between the first and second years of law school
Deadline: January

Dickstein Shapiro Diversity Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a member of one of the racial/ethnic groups set forth by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a student with a disability, or a member of the LGBT community; Contact Carrie Milliken with any questions at MillikenC@dicksteinshapiro.com
Deadline: September

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP Diversity Scholarshop Program
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 1L or 2L student; Must have a record of academic or professional achievement; Must display leadership qualities through past work experience, community involvement or student activities
Deadline: 2L: September 1L: December

Dorsey & Whitney Diversity Fellowship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 2L student of a diverse background; Must demonstrate record of academic achievement and a commitment to promoting diversity in the legal community
Deadline: August

DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar Law Student Diversity Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 2L or 3L minority or female student
Deadline: March

Faegre & Benson Diversity Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be enrolled in law school and interested in a summer associate position in one of our U.S. offices (Minneapolis, Denver/Boulder, Des Moines)
Deadline: January

Finnegan Henderson Diversity Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a student completing 1L year; Scholarship maybe renewed for 1 additional yr. if the scholar accepts an associate offer upon completion of FH summer assoc. program, and maintains a GPA of 3.0 or better
Deadline: April

Fish & Richardson P.C.: 1L Diversity Fellowship Program
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 1L student
Deadline: January

Forum Foundation Scholarships
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a Michigan resident; Selection will be based on scholastic achievement or promise, financial need, and desirable qualities of character and leadership, with preference given to gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender students
Deadline: April

Foster Pepper 1L Diversity Law Fellowship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 1L student of diverse background; Must demonstrate academic achievement; Must contribute meaningfully to diversity in law school and in the legal profession; Must demonstrate commitment to practice law in Seattle, Washington after graduation
Deadline: January

Franchise Law Diversity Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 2L or 3L student; Must be enrolled in at least one course oriented towards franchise law; Must be considered a member of a diverse group
Deadline: October

Fredrikson Minority Scholarship Program
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 1L student; Must have an interest in practicing in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area
Deadline: March

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship Endowment
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a member of a minority group; Must intend to have a career in law librarianship; Must have at least one quarter/semester remaining after the scholarship is awarded
Deadline: April

George V. Powell Diversity Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 2L student; If in joint degree program, candidates will be considered after 3rd year; Must have a demonstrated desire to work, live and eventually practice law in Seattle, WA or Portland, OR
Deadline: September

Goodwin Procter LLP: The Goodwin Public Interest Fellowships
Eligibility Criteria: Students of color who work in public interest positions the summer after their first year of law school
Deadline: February

Graham & Dunn Diversity Fellowship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 1L student; Must contribute to the diversity of law school and legal community; Must possess a record of academic, employment, community and/or other achievement indicating potential for success in law school and in the legal profession
Deadline: January

Harter Secrest & Emery Diversity Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 1L student; Students who are members of racial, ethnic, and other minority groups are encouraged to apply; Selection based on academic record, promise for a successful legal career and contribution to the diversity of the law school student body
Deadline: January

Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson: First-Year Diversity Student Fellowship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 1L minority student
Deadline: January

Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Hispanic Americans (at least one parent must be of Hispanic descent) who are or have been residents of the State of New Jersey and who are currently enrolled and attending an American Bar Association approved law school in the United States.
Deadline: May

Hispanic Bar Association: Wally Davis Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be of Latino origin and involved in the Latino community; Priority to students with ties to Orange County, California
Deadline: October

Hispanic College Scholarship Program
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a student with Hispanic Heritage; Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; Must have at least a 3.0 GPA; Other criteria depends on scholarship
Deadline: Varies

Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber Scholarships
Eligibility Criteria: Must be of Hispanic ancestry permanently residing in Oregon or Clark County, Washington; Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident; Must have at least a 3.0 GPA
Deadline: January

J.L. Turner Legal Association
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a US citizen; Must have a connection with the Dallas-Fort Worth area; Must be a current student
Deadline: October

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP Minority Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 1L minority student; Selection based on criteria including superior academic achievement, leadership experience and personal qualities that reflect the potential for outstanding contributions to Katten and to the legal profession
Deadline: October

King & Spalding Diversity Fellowship Program
Eligibility Criteria: Must have completed 1st year in law school; Must be a minority student
Deadline: September

Kirkland & Ellis LLP Diversity Fellowship Program
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 2L student; Must demonstrate that you will contribute meaningfully to the diversity goals of Kirkland; Must have a sincere interest and commitment to private practice; Must be likely to practice after graduation at one of the Kirkland offices
Deadline: September

La Raza Lawyers Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a Latino student from the Bay Area of California (The Foundation will decide case by case if student meets location criteria); Selection will also be based on community involvement, peer counseling, school activities and financial need
Deadline: September

Larry W. Carter Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be an African-American Iowa resident
Deadline: May

Latham Diversity Scholars Program
Eligibility Criteria: Must have successfully completed your first year; May not be the recipient of a similar scholarship award from another law firm
Deadline: July

League of United Latin American Citizens: National Scholarship Fund
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident; Selection will be based on academic performance, motivation, integrity, need, community involvement, and leadership activities
Deadline: March

MALDEF: Mexican American legal Defense and Educational Fund
Eligibility Criteria: Must have demonstrated involvement in & commitment to serve the Latino community through legal profession; Selection based on academic and professional achievement
Deadline: January

Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association: Alexander G. Gray, Jr. Scholarship Award
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a current student; Must demonstrate a commitment to and involvement in the LGBTQ community
Deadline: February

McAndrews Diversity in Patent Law Fellowship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 1L student with a diverse background; Must have a degree in science or engineering; Must be committed to pursuing a career in patent law in Chicago
Deadline: January

The McGlinchey Stafford Diversity Fellowship
Our Diversity Fellowship Program is a comprehensive scholarship and employment initiative. This program invests in the future success of an outstanding first-year law student from a diverse background. The Fellowship recipient will receive a $5,000 scholarship to assist with the costs of books, tuition or other law school expenses.
Deadline: January

MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a full-time1L student with U.S. citizenship and an interest in corporate law and diversity; must demonstrate community service and leadership qualities; must have undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or higher
Deadline: May

McDermott Minority Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 2L student; Must be a minority student
Deadline: December

Mecklenburg County Bar: Charlotte Legal Diversity Clerkship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 1L student who advances the value of diversity
Deadline: February

Michigan Auto Law Diversity Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be first or second year law student and member of an ethnic or racial minority or demonstrate a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career. Recipient must be a Michigan resident accepted to or currently attending an accredited law school within the United States, or a non-Michigan resident attending an accredited Michigan law school.
Deadline: April

Milbank Diversity Scholars
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a student who has completed their first year; Selection based on academic acheivement, demonstrated leadership ability, excellent writing, interpersonal skills, and sincere interest in the practice at Milbank
Deadline: August

Miller Nash: Law Student Diversity Fellowship Program
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 1L student; Intend to work in the Pacific Northwest
Deadline: January

Minority Corporate Counsel Association: Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program
Eligibility Criteria: Must be college seniors entering law school; Must have corporate law interest; Must be a U.S. citizen; Must demonstrate high academic achievement and community service
Deadline: May

Morgan Lewis Diversity Fellowship Program
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 2L and have successfully completed 1 year of law school; Must have demonstrated academic excellence, have outstanding leadership skills, and have interest in employment with Morgan Lewis; Must have demonstrated interest in promoting diversity
Deadline: September

NAACP & LDF Earl Warren Legal Training Program: The Earl Warren Civil Rights Training Program AND The Earl Warren Shearman & Sterling Scholarships
Eligibility Criteria: Must be an entering African-American student; Must be a U.S. citizen; Must have an interest in civil rights and public interest
Deadline: March

NAACP/Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be current members of the NAACP; Must not be age 25 by the deadline; Must have a 3.0 or “B” average to be eligible for $2,500; Must demonstrate financial need
Deadline: May

National Black Law Students Association: Nelson Mandela Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be entering 1L; Must submit verification of NBLSA College Student Division Membership
Deadline: January

National Black Law Students Association: Rodney Pulliam Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must submit a letter from a BLSA Chapter Officer or a NBLSA Regional or National Board Member discussing your contributions to NBLSA; Must submit verification of NBLSA College Student Division Membership
Deadline: January

National Black Law Students Association: Sandy Brown Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be rising 2L or 3L student; Must submit a letter from chapter President & Treasurer certifying that student is a dues paying member
Deadline: January

National Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Eligibility Criteria: Must be of Hispanic heritage; Must be full time graduate student; Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher; Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Deadline: December

NBI African American Law Student Fellowship Program
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 2L student; Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; Must intend to return to the Black community to practice law once legal training is completed
Deadline: May

New York Black Bar Association of Bronx County Scholarship
Black Bar Association of Bronx County, P.O. Box 1109, Bronx, NY 10451; (718)537-5161 E-mail: Info@bronxblackbar.com
Eligibility Criteria: Must be an African American 2L or 3L student
Deadline: April

NWIBA and WSBA Indian Law Section: Indian Legal Scholars Program
Eligibility Criteria: For information, please contact Gabe Galanda at 206-628-2780 or ggalanda@williamskastner.com
Deadline: May

NYBA: Minority Fellowships in Environmental Law
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 1L or 2L minority student; Must be either enrolled in a New York law school or a permanent resident of New York and enrolled in a law school in the United States
Deadline: November

Office of Navajo Nation Scholarship & Financial Assistance (ONNSFA): Graduate Trust Fund
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a full time student; Must have a 2.0 GPA or higher; Must have certificate of Indian blood
Deadline: June

Paul D. White Scholarship Program
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a student of Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Asian, American Indian or Alaska Native descent
Deadline: January

Peoria County Bar Association Diversity Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 1L, 2L, or 3L student; Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; Should have interest in practicing law in the Peoria area and belong in a minority group that is historically under represented underrepresented in the legal profession
Deadline: August

Perkins Cole: $7500 Diversity Fellowship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 1L student; Must be a minority student or the first to pursue higher education in their family
Deadline: January

PFund Scholarships
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a LGBT or allied student; Must be a legal resident of Minnesota; Selection based on affirmation of LGBT or allied identity, service, and leadership
Deadline: February

Point Foundation: The National LGBT Scholarship Fund
Eligibility Criteria: Selection is based on totality of their situation including marginalization, financial need, academic achievement, personal merit, leadership, involvement in the LGBTQ community, professional experiences, personal and future goals
Deadline: January

Porzio Diversity Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be 1L student; minimum GPA of 3.3 at undergraduate institution; U.S. citizen or permanent resident and New Jersey resident
Deadline: December

Preston Gates Ellis LLP Diversity Fellowship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 1L student; Contact Bethany Ellison for more information at bellison@prestongates.com
Deadline: January

Pride Foundation Scholarships
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a permanent resident of Alaska, Idaho, Monatana, Oregon, or Washington; Must be LGBT, members of LGBT families, or straight allies
Deadline: January

Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund Scholarship Program for Law Students
Application; Tax returns; Financial Aid letter; PRBA Scholarship Fund c/o PRLDEF, 99 Hudson St., 14th FL, New York, NY 10013
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a Latino 1L or 2L student
Deadline: March

Reed Smith Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 1L student; Must have demonstrated excellent academic scholarship and a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and community; Must agree to join the Reed Smith Summer Program; Must be authorized to work in the United States
Deadline: August

Riddell Williams P.S. Diversity Fellowship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 2L student
Deadline: September

SALEF: Fulfilling Our Dreams Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be of Central American or other Latino ethnicity; Must demonstrate financial need; Must have at least 2.5 GPA; Must have a history of community involvement; Must commit to be a mentor to a high school student or complete 52 hrs of community service
Deadline: May

Sarasota County Bar Association Diversity Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 1L, 2L or 3L student of a under-represented minority background; Must have an interest in practicing law in Sarasota County, FL upon graduation
Deadline: December

Sidley Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be of diverse background; Must be a 2L; Must have demonstrated academic achievement and leadership qualities; Must have demonstrated ability to contribute meaningfully to the diversity of law school and/or legal profession
Deadline: Fall

Sidney B. Williams, Jr. Intellectual Property Law School Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be current student who is a member of an underrepresented minority group; Must show intent to practice of intellectual property law; Must be a US citizen; Must complete FAFSA; Required to join AIPLA upon receiving scholarship
Deadline: March

Stoel Rives LLP: First-Year Law Student Diversity Fellowship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 1L or 2L student from Portland, OR; Intend to live in Portland,OR, Seattle, WA, or Boise, ID after attending law school; Must be a minority student
Deadline: January

Stonewall Community Foundation: Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a self-identified lesbian student; Selection based on academic excellence, outstanding community service and commitment to impacting LGBT issues
Deadline: April

The Bill and Ann Shepherd Legal Scholarship Fund
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 3L student with strong Oregon ties who are committed to equal rights for the LGBT community
Deadline: March

The United Methodist Chruch: The HANA Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be born of Hispanic, Asian, Native American, or Pacific Island parentage (at least one parent); Must be a full and active member of the UMC for at least 3 yrs; Must have GPA of 2.85+; Have plans for leadership in the UMC and in their HANA community
Deadline: March

Tonkon Torp First-year Diversity Fellowship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 1L student who is a member of a racial or ethnic minority group; Must demonstrate record of academic achievement and contribute meaningfully to diversity; Must demonstrate a commitment to practice law in Portland, Oregon after graduation
Deadline: January

Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP Diversity Scholarship Program
Eligibility Criteria: Must have degree in life sciences or engineering; Must be pursuing patent law career
Deadline: April

Vietnamese-American Bar Association of Washington DC Scholarship (“VABA-DC”)
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a current law student who has served or plans to serve the Vietnamese American community or has overcome significant adversity in achieving academic goals. Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of community service, academic performance, and written essay.
Deadline: February

Vinson & Elkins Diversity Fellowship
Eligibility Criteria: First-year law students from historically underrepresented groups in the legal profession. In addition, the Diversity Fellows will be considered for the V&E summer associate program in one of our offices during the summer after the recipients’ first year of law school.
Deadline: January

Varnum – Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship Program
Eligibility Criteria: Second year law students who embody a commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion within the legal profession and/or their community.
Deadline: October

Warner Norcross & Judd LLP Scholarship for Minority Students
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a student of racial and ethnic minority pursuing a law degree; Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher; Must be a current or former resident of Michigan
Deadline: April

The Weil Diversity Fellowship
Eligibility criteria: Must be a current student at ABA-accredited law schools who has successfully completed the first semester of their first year of a full-time JD program. All fellowship candidates must intend to practice law in a major city of the United States.
Deadline: January

Winston & Strawn Diversity Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Must be a 2L student; Must have interest in practicing law after graduation in a large law firm in one of the cities in the United States in which Winston & Strawn has an office; Must have demonstrated leadership skill and interpersonal skills
Deadline: October

Yale New Haven Health System/Wiggin and Dana Diversity Scholar Program
Eligibility Criteria: The Yale New Haven Health System, in conjunction with the law firm of Wiggin and Dana LLP, will offer a split summer opportunity for a law student who will have completed the first year of law school.
Deadline: January

Zelle Diversity in Law Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must be first year law students or second year joint-degree students; must also be member of historically underrepresented population or demonstrate commitment to diversity.
Deadline: April

 

 

External scholarships

ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund

  • Amount: $5,000
  • Eligibility: Entering 1L, Diversity
  • Deadline: Early March
  • Application: ABA Legal Opportunity

African American Law Student Fellowship Program

  • Amount: $1,000 - $10,000
  • Eligibility: African American; completed two consecutive of years of full time study; intend to return to black community; US Citizen
  • Deadline: May
  • Application: African American Law Student Fellowship

Ambrosio E. Rodriguez Scholarship

  • Amount: $3,500
  • Eligibility: Enrolled accredited US college; US citizen; financial need; complete essay
  • Deadline: Early September
  • Application: Ambrosio Rodriguez Scholarship

Andrew K. Ruotolo, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

  • Amount: $2,500
  • Eligibility: New Jersey resident; accepted for admission to law school; interest in enhancing rights and well-being of children
  • Deadline: June 15
  • Application: Andrew K. Ruotolo Memorial Scholarship

Answering Legal’s Future Attorneys of America Scholarship

Arent Fox Diversity Scholarship

  • Amount: $20,000 (two installments)/Internship
  • Eligibility: 2L; complete application; diverse background
  • Deadline: Mid-September
  • Application: Arent Fox Diversity Scholarship

Bajaj Law Scholarship

  • Amount: $2,500
  • Eligibility: Enrolled/accepted to law school, financial need, U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Deadline: Early September
  • Application: Bajaj Law Scholarship

Baumgartner Law Firm Scholarship

  • Amount: $3,000
  • Eligibility: Enrolled accredited law school; based on need and commitment to help others
  • Deadline: Late August
  • Application: Baumgartner law scholarship

Bey & Associates Scholarship

  • Amount: $1000
  • Deadline: mid-July
  • Eligibility: first year student, short essay
  • Application: Bey and Associates

Black Lawyers Association (William A. McClain Scholarship)

  • Amount: $2,000
  • Eligibility: Black student; must be resident of Ohio, Hamilton County; enrolled in accredited law school; financial need
  • Deadline: mid-February
  • Application: Black Lawyers Association

Boonswang Law – Legal Leaders Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: Late July
  • Eligibility: Law student, 3.25 GPA, legal resident
  • Application: Legal Leaders Scholarship

Brandy Austin Law Scholarship

  • Amount: $1000
  • Deadline: mid-December
  • Eligibility: Enrolled student, commitment to promoting social justice, essay
  • Application: Brandy Austin Law Scholarship

Brown, PC Tax Law/Business Law Scholarship

  • Amount: $500
  • Deadline: early August
  • Eligibility: 2nd or 3rd year Law, interest in Tax/Business Law.
  • Application: Brown, PC

Chapman Albin Law Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Eligibility: Law Student
  • Deadline: Mid-June
  • Application: Chapman Albin

Christopher Simon Law Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Eligibility: Incoming 1L or continuing student, 3.0 G{A, legal resident of U.S.
  • Deadline: Late April
  • Application: Simon Law Scholarship

Citywide Law Scholarship

  • Amount: $1500
  • Deadline: Early March
  • Eligibility: Enrolled Law Student, financial need, essay
  • Application: Citywide Law Scholarship

Clark Law Office Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Eligibility: US citizen; attending law school; cumulative GPA 3.0 or higher
  • Deadline: Mid-July
  • Application: Clark Law Office Scholarship

Corban Gunn Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: Biannual. See website for submission deadline
  • Eligibility: First-year student, 500 word essay
  • Application: Corban Gunn Scholarship

Honorable Cynthia S. Emkes Scholarship

  • Amount: Varies
  • Eligibility: Female student first priority; past graduate of Johnson County, IN; enroll in Indiana accredited law school; history of community involvement in leadership role; minimum GPA 3.0
  • Deadline: Late February
  • Application: Honarable Cynthia S. Emkes Scholarship

Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for Law Students

  • Amount: $5,000
  • Eligibility: Entered JD program in accredited law school; commitment to IP Law; member of underrepresented group
  • Deadline: Early-November
  • Application: Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship

Expert Institute Legal Writing Scholarship

  • Amount: $2,000
  • Deadline: Late December
  • Eligibility: Law Student, submit legal blog post
  • Application: Legal Writing Scholarship

Fitch Law Firm Scholarship Essay Contest

  • Amount: $2,500
  • Deadline: mid-December
  • Eligibility: Enrolled student in good standing, essay
  • Application: Scholarship Essay Contest

Fleming Law Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Eligibility: First Year Law Student, Essay
  • Deadline: Late July
  • Application: Fleming Law Scholarship

For the People Scholarship

  • Amount: $2,000
  • Deadline: December 1
  • Eligibility: Enrolled law student
  • Application: For the People

Frost Brown Todd Diversity Scholarship

  • Amount: $2,000 (multiple awards)
  • Eligibility: Diverse background. Service to community, profession, and cause of diversity. Academic excellence.
  • Deadline: Early September
  • Application: Contact Financial Aid Office for details

George V. Powell Diversity Scholarship

  • Amount: $7,500
  • Deadline: Early September
  • Eligibility: Second Year, Highly Qualified, Leadership & Community Service
  • Application: Powel Diversity Scholarship

George J. Nofer Scholarship

  • Amount: $5,000
  • Eligibility: Pre-lingual bilateral hearing loss; use listening and spoken language; attend accredited school; PTA of 60dB or greater
  • Deadline: Mid-April
  • Application: George J. Nofer Scholarship

Gerben Law Scholarship

  • Amount: $2,500
  • Eligibility: Enrolled Law Student, Interest in practicing trademark law, over 2.5 GPA.
  • Deadline: Late July
  • Application: Gerben Law Scholarhip

Glenn Peters Trust Law Scholarship

  • Amount: Varies
  • Eligibility: Residents of counties within Northern District of Indiana (see application); attend an accredited school
  • Deadline: June 1
  • Application: Contact IULAWFA@indiana.edu

Goldberg & Osborne Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Eligibility: Attending college or trade school; agree to not text and drive
  • Deadline: Late March
  • Application: Goldberg & Osborne

ICLEO Summer Institute

  • Amount: Varies
  • Eligibility: Indiana resident, graduate from an Indiana college, or graduate (in the last five years) from an Indiana high school if attending college out of state; minority, low income, or educationally disadvantaged college graduates. Plan to attend law school in Indiana.
  • Deadline: February
  • Application: ICLEO Fellowship

James Miller Scholarship

  • Amount: $3,000
  • Eligibility: Attend IU Maurer School of Law, need, working student
  • Deadline: November
  • Application: James Miller Scholarship

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago’s Academic Scholarship Program

  • Amount: $1,000 - $8,000
  • Eligibility: Jewish; born and raised in Chicago area; enrolled in accredited Law school; demonstrate financial need
  • Deadline: Early February
  • Application: Jewish Federation Metropolitan Chicago

The Kenneth P. Carp College Scholarship

Kegler Brown Minority Merit Scholarship

  • Amount: $10,000; paid summer clerkship
  • Eligibility: 1L; resume; transcripts; complete application
  • Deadline: Mid-January
  • Application: Kegler Brown Minority Scholarship

Latham Diversity Scholars Program

  • Amount: $25,000 (two disbursements)
  • Eligibility: Enrolled in ABA accredited law school; intend to practice in major US city; completed 1st year of full time JD program
  • Deadline: Late September
  • Application: Latham Diversity

Lemberg Law Land of Opportunity Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,250
  • Eligibility: Immigrant to U.S., U.S. Citizen, DACA recipient, or Permanent Resident, 1st Year Law Student
  • Deadline: Late April
  • Application: Lemberg Law Scholarship

Levin Firm Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Eligibility: Currently attend or planning to attend law school
  • Deadline: Biannual (see website)
  • Application: Levin Scholarship

MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson Jr. Scholarship

  • Amount: $10,000
  • Eligibility; US Citizen; 1L; interest in corporate law/diversity; financial need ; GPA 3.2;
  • Deadline: Mid-June
  • Application: LMJ Scholarship

McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd – Diversity in Patent Law Fellowship Program

  • Amount: $5,000/paid summer clerkship
  • Eligibility: 1L; accredited law school; diverse background; technical degree; commit to pursuing patent law career in Chicago.
  • Deadline: Mid-January
  • Application: McAndrews, Held & Malloy

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

  • Amount: $2,500 to $5,000
  • Eligibility: Financial need, dedication to advancing Latino civil rights
  • Deadline: Mid-December
  • Application: MALDEF Law School Scholarship

Michigan Auto Law Diversity Scholarship

  • Amount: $2,000
  • Eligibility: Entering 1L, 2L, Diversity
  • Deadline: Late May/Early June
  • Application: Michigan Auto Law

Moses and Rooth Legal Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Eligibility: 1L; Enrolled accredited law school; minimum 3.0 GPA; legal US resident; complete essay
  • Deadline: Early June
  • Application: Legal Scholarship/Moses and Rooth

NACTT Law Student Writing Competition

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Eligibility: Enrolled Law Student, Submission of Ch. 13 bankruptcy essay.
  • Deadline: Late April
  • Application: NACTT Writing Competition

Nadrich & Cohen Emergency Fund

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Eligibility: Must submit a 750-1000 word essay detailing the importance of jury trials in our society.
  • Deadline: Early August
  • Application: Nadrich & Cohen Scholarship

NW Corporate Law Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Eligibility: Second or Third year law student, interest in Business Law/Entrepreneurship
  • Deadline: Biannual, see website for details
  • Application:  NW Corporate Law

Paul and Daisy Soros New American Scholarship

  • Amount: Stipend and tuition assistance
  • Eligibility: Graduate/Professional Student, citizenship status, 1L or 2L
  • Deadline: Early November
  • Application: Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship

Peck Law Firm Scholarship

  • Amount: $2,000
  • Deadline: Late May
  • Eligibility: Citizen, 3.0 GPA, Essay
  • Application: The Peck Firm

Percy Martinez Law Scholarship

  • Amount: $5,000
  • Deadline: Late December
  • Eligibility: Accepted &/or enrolled law student, volunteer in law, short essay
  • Application: Percy Martinez Law Scholarship

Pew Law Center Scholarship

  • Amount: $1000
  • Deadline: Late December
  • Eligibility: Enrolled Student, U.S. Resident, Essay Submission
  • Application: Pew Law Center

Puerto Rican Bar Association

Renee Torgenson Memorial Scholarship

The Reeves Law Group Scholarship Contest

  • Amount: $3,000
  • Eligibility: Senior undergraduate who has applied to law school or current law student
  • Deadline: December 15th
  • Application: Reeves Law Group

Reiff and Bily Legal Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Eligibility: US Citizen; plans to enroll or enrolled in accredited institution; minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Deadline: Early July
  • Application: Reiff and Bily Legal Scholarship

Richard Linn American Inn of Court Mark T. Banner Scholarship

  • Amount: $10,000
  • Eligibility: Have entered a JD program at accredited law school in US; member of underrepresented group in IP Law
  • Deadline: Early December
  • Application: Richard Linn Scholarship

Richard S. White Fellowship

  • Amount: $7,500
  • Eligibility: Demonstrate interest in furthering diversity in community; communicate interest to both the practice areas represented at Helsell Fetterman and to building a practice in Seattle area
  • Deadline: Mid-August
  • Application: Richard S. White Fellowship

Robert A. Shuker Scholarship

  • Amount: $7,500 - $15000
  • Eligibility: resident of Greater Metropolitan Area of Washington DC; FT any accredited Law school
  • Deadline: mid-April
  • Application: Robert A. Shuker Scholarship

Rosenfield Injury Lawyers Single Mother Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Eligibility: Enrolled accredited law school in US; mother attending school; minimum 3.0 GPA;
  • Deadline: Early December
  • Application: Rosenfield Single Mother Scholarship

Senior Advice, Senior Caregiver Scholarship

  • Amount: $2,000
  • Eligibility: enrolled college student, student who has been a caregiver for senior friend or relative
  • Deadline: Mid July
  • Application: Senior Caregiver Scholarship

Serbian Bar Association

  • Amount: $1,000 - $2,000
  • Eligibility: Serbian birth or ancestry and/or their spouses who are enrolled in an accredited law school in the United States.
  • Deadline: Mid-March
  • Application: Serbian Scholarship

Simmons and Fletcher Excellence in Ethics Scholarship

Spolin Law Civil Rights and Criminal Law Essay Competition

  • Amount: $1000
  • Deadline: Early October
  • Eligibility: Enrolled Student, 3.0 GPA, Essay
  • Application: Spolin Law Scholarship

Sutliff & Stout Law Scholarship

  • Amount: $2,000
  • Eligibility: Enrolled Law Student, Essay
  • Deadline: Early August
  • Application: Sutliff & Stout

Thomas F. Black Jr. Scholarship of Rhode Island Bar Foundation

  • Amount: $20,000
  • Eligibility: Rhode Island resident/demonstrate financial need/entering first year
  • Deadline: Mid-March
  • Application: Thomas F. Black Scholarship

Timothy J. Ryan & Associates Scholarship

Urban & Taylor Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: Biannual. See website for submission deadline
  • Eligibility: First-year student, short essay
  • Application: Urban & Taylor Scholarship

Vogel LLP Family Law Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: Late June
  • Eligibility: Rising 3L with interest in family law
  • Application: Family Law Scholarship

Wage Theft Education Scholarship

  • Amount: Multiple Awards
  • Eligibility: Enrolled Law Student/Essay or Video
  • Deadline: Late June
  • Application: Wage Theft Education

Wallin & Klarich Scholarship

  • Amount: $2,500
  • Eligibility: First year student, interest in becoming criminal justice attorney, 3.0 undergrad GPA
  • Deadline: Late November
  • Application: Wallin & Klarich Scholarship

Weiss & Paarz Annual Law Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Eligibility: New or continuing law student, financial need, commitment to local community and philanthropy
  • Deadline: Early September
  • Application: Weiss & Paarz Annual Law Scholarship

Welsh & Welsh Law Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Eligibility: First-year student, short essay
  • Deadline: Biannual; see website for details
  • Application: Welsh & Welsh

William J. Moran Indiana University Maurer School of Law Scholarship

  • Amount: $2,000
  • Eligibility: 2L or 3L, Graduated from high school in Lake, Porter, or LaPorte County IN.
  • Deadline: June 1st
  • Application: William J. Moran Scholarship

William W. Hurst Law Scholarship

  • Amount: $500
  • Eligibility: Interest in pursuing a career in law; preference to Indiana residents
  • Deadline: Late December/Late July
  • Application: Hurst Law Scholarship

Zatuchni Law Scholarship

  • Amount: $5,000
  • Eligibility: US Citizen; 2L or 3L; interested in employment law; minimum GPA of 3.3
  • Deadline: September 1
  • Application Zatuchni Law Scholarship

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