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Page updated Feburary 2017. Scholarships are organized by date of deadline.
 

ChapmanAlbin Scholarship for Law Students 

Deadline: June 15, 2018 

ELIGIBILITY

  • Law student planning on attending, accepted to attend, or currently attending an accredited law school in the U.S.
  • U.S. citizen 18 years or older
  • Applicants may not be current or past employees of ChapmanAlbin or be directly related to a current employee

REQUIREMENTS

  • Completed scholarship application
  • 300-500 word essay (specific topic details can be found on submission form)
  • An acceptance letter from an accredited law school in the U.S. (new students) or an unofficial transcript from an accredited law school in the U.S. (current students)
  • All materials submitted by June 15, 2018; late or incomplete applications will not be considered
  • All materials must be submitted electronically via the form on the ChapmanAlbin website (below)

FINANCIAL AWARD

  • Before receiving the award, recipient will be required to demonstrate enrollment at an accredited law school in the U.S.
  • A check for $1,000 will be made to the scholarship recipient’s law school of choice to cover expenses
  • Scholarship is to be used exclusively to cover law school tuition and other related expenses such as books or room/board
  • Recipient is expected to submit receipts in accordance with IRS regulations

Deadline: June 15, 2018 
Award Amount: $1,000 
Application Information Here

 
 

National Tax Law Scholarship 

Deadline: August 6, 2018 

Brown, PC is now accepting applications for the firm's National Tax Law Scholarship, a $500 stipend which will be awarded to a second or third year U.S. law student with a demonstrated interest in tax law. The award will be paid directly to the student, and can be used for any expenses related to legal education, including but not limited to tuition, room, board, books, bar review courses, or commuting expenses.

Candidates should submit a cover letter summarizing their interest in tax law to Kristen.Brown@brownpc.com. Cover letters should also include the following information:

· Name
· Email Address
· Street, City, State & Zip Code
· Phone Number
· University Name & City, State
· Student ID
· GPA (minimum 3.0)
· Expected Graduation Date

Candidates are encouraged to submit, along with their letter, any documents demonstrating their interest in tax law. Documents might include a transcript or class schedule showing tax law courses completed or currently enrolled in, a letter of recommendation from a tax law professor or a letter from someone who supervised the applicant in a tax-related job or internship.

Deadline: August 6, 2018 
Award Amount: $500 
Application Information Here

 
 

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION

Legal Opportunity Scholarship 

Deadline: April 6, 2018 

The American Bar Association (ABA) awards an annual Legal Opportunity Scholarship to first-year law students. The mission of the program is to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to law school and to provide financial assistance to attend and completing law school. The ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship grants 20 incoming diverse law students with $15,000 of financial aid over the course of their three years in law school. Since its inception, 350 students from across the country have received the ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship!

The ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund will award $5,000 of financial assistance annually to each scholarship recipient attending an ABA-accredited law school.  An award made to an entering first-year student may be renewable for two additional years, resulting in financial assistance totaling $15,000 during his or her time in law school.  Although each recipient will need to

reapply for the scholarship in his or her second and third year, the expectation is that the scholarship will be renewed each year if satisfactory performance in law school has been achieved, the student is otherwise eligible, and funding is available.

 

In addition to whether the applicant is a member of a racial and/or ethnic minority that has been underrepresented in the legal profession, the applicant’s financial need; personal, family, and educational background; personal statement; and participation in community service activities will be considered in selecting the recipients of the ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarships.  It is important for every applicant to complete all portions of the application.  Financial information for the applicant and his or her parents is required to evaluate the applicant’s financial need.  A committee of ABA members will select the recipients.  The decisions of the committee are final.

 

Requirements for Eligibility

To be eligible to receive an ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship, an applicant must meet all of the following requirements:

 

  1. The applicant must be an entering, first-year law student in academic year 2018
  2. Only students beginning law school in this academic year will be eligible for a scholarship.  Law students who have completed one or more semesters or years of law school are not eligible. 
  3. Applicants who are part-time law students also must be starting law school in this academic year to be eligible.
  4. At the time of submission of the application, the applicant must have achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4.0 grading scale) at his or her undergraduate institution.  If the applicant has not completed his or her undergraduate degree at the time the application is submitted, he or she must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 (on a 4.0 grading scale) as of the most recent completed semester.
  5. The applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States of America.  Students who are citizens and residents of a foreign country, even if they plan to attend law school in the United States, are not eligible to apply.
  6. Before receiving scholarship funds, recipients will be required to demonstrate admission to and plans to enroll at an ABA-accredited law school.  Because of the deadline for submitting applications the applicant will have applied to law schools, but may not yet have been admitted to law school.  If the applicant is selected to receive an ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship, he or she will be required to demonstrate admission to and plans to enroll at an ABA-accredited law school before receiving scholarship funds.  Students who do not enroll or who leave law school after being admitted will be required to return all or a proportional amount of scholarship funds.

 

Deadline: April 6, 2018 
Award Amount: $5,000
Application Information Here

 
 

National Business Law Scholarship 

Deadline: August 6, 2018 

Brown, PC is now accepting applications for the firm's National Business Law Scholarship, a $500 stipend which will be awarded to a second or third year U.S. law student with a demonstrated interest in business law. The award will be paid directly to the student, and can be used for any expenses related to legal education, including but not limited to tuition, room, board, books, bar review courses, or commuting expenses.

Candidates should submit a cover letter summarizing their interest in business law to Kristen.Brown@brownpc.com. Cover letters should also include the following information:

  • Name
  • Email Address
  • Street, City, State & Zip Code
  • Phone Number
  • University Name & City, State
  • Student ID
  • GPA (minimum 3.0)
  • Expected Graduation Date

Candidates are encouraged to submit, along with their letter, any documents demonstrating their interest in business law. Documents might include a transcript or class schedule showing business law courses completed or currently enrolled in, a letter of recommendation from a business law professor or a letter from someone who supervised the applicant in a business law-related job or internship.

Deadline: August 6, 2018 
Award Amount: $500
Application Information Here

 
 

Annual Asian Heritage Law School Scholarship

Deadline: August 1, 2018 (yearly)

Boston divorce attorney Gabriel Cheong with Infinity Law Group LLC is offering an annual scholarship for law school students of Asian heritage. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded every fall semester and is intended to encourage more Asian Americans to choose a degree that will help them give back to the Asian community.

The Asian Heritage Scholarship is open to students who will be attending an accredited US Law School in the fall of 2018 and meet all needed requirements. Candidates are asked to write a short essay describing how their background and experiences in the Asian American community influenced their choice to go to law school and how they plan to use their degree to help give back to their community.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen
  • Applicant must be a current law student or has been accepted and will be attending their first year of law school in the fall of the application year
  • Academic achievement as reflected by an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Recipient must be of Asian heritage with at least one parent of Asian ancestry

Requirements

Applicants must submit the following by August 1st of the application year:

  • A completed Scholarship Application Form
  • One to three (1-3) page typed essay
  • An official and complete copy of undergraduate transcripts
  • A copy of an acceptance letter from an accredited Law School within the United States
  • Proof of legal residency in the U.S. (i.e., birth certificate, passport, permanent resident card, etc.)

Award

  • Infinity Law Group Scholarship is to be used exclusively for tuition and related expenses.
  • A check for $1,000 will be made payable to the award recipient’s Law School to cover these expenses.
  • Recipient is expected to submit receipts in accordance with IRS regulations.

Deadline

Completed applications must be submitted no later than August 1st of the application year.  Application materials should be e-mailed in PDF format to:


Infinity Law Group
Gabriel Cheong
Email : sam@infinitylawgroup.com

Deadline: August 1, 2018 (yearly) 
Award Amount: $1,000
Application Information Here


Cogburn Law Offices Annual Scholarship

Deadline: July 15, 2018 

Cogburn Law Offices, located in Las Vegas, Nevada, offer a broad range of services, with an emphasis on personal injury and consumer law. We understand the increasing cost of college tuition is making it more difficult to obtain a college degree for many outstanding students across the nation.  Therefore, every year we offer a $5,000 scholarship to a student who submits the strongest essay focusing on a given topic.

Eligibility Criteria:

This scholarship is open to any US citizen or permanent US resident who will be enrolled full time in an accredited community college, college or university, or accredited law school in the fall of 2018.

Application Requirements:

  • The student must complete the online application which appears below by July 15, 2018.  Applications submitted via any other channel will not be considered.
  • The applicant must write an essay (maximum 1,500 words) on the topic below.
  • The student must provide proof of enrollment should his or her essay be selected.
  • The winner must consent to the use of his or her picture and other basic information on the winner page of the cogburnlaw.com website.

Essay :

Write an essay of 1,500 words or less on the following topic:

Should Uber and Lyft drivers be subject to the same special insurance and liability rules that taxicabs operate under? 

Your essay must include at least three links to authoritative sources. At least one of these links must be to the post below or to another post on cogburnlaw.com.

Overview of Taxicab Liability

Post the essay to your blog. This can be a student blog on your university website or your own personal blog. If you do not have a blog, you can create one here for free: https://www.blogger.com/

You must be listed as the author of the essay on the website.

Deadline: July 15, 2018 
Award Amount: $5,000
Application Information Here

 
 
 

Steinberg, Goodman & Kalish Scholarship

Deadline: July 15, 2018 

Steinberg, Goodman & Kalish is pleased to announce that every year we will offer a $1,000 scholarship to the student who submits the strongest essay focusing on the given topic.

Eligibility Criteria:

This scholarship is open to any US citizen or permanent US resident who will be enrolled full time in an accredited community college, four-year baccalaureate degree, or accredited law school in the fall of 2018.

Application Requirements:

  • The student must complete the online application which appears below by July 15, 2018. Applications submitted via any other channel will not be considered.
  • The applicant must submit an essay on the topic below.
  • The student must provide proof of enrollment should his or her essay be selected.
  • The applicant must give full rights for the use of the essay to Steinberg, Goodman & Kalish for any advertising or promotional purposes.
  • The winner must consent to the use of his or her picture and other basic information on the winner page of the Steinberg, Goodman & Kalish website.

Essay Subject:

Write an essay of 500 words or less on the following topic:
Should pharmaceutical companies be allowed to promote drugs for uses that were not FDA approved?

Deadline: July 15, 2018 
Award Amount: $1,000
Application Information Here

 

The 2018 Weiss & Paarz Annual National Law Scholarship

Deadline: September 3, 2018 

Each year, Weiss & Paarz will award a $1,000 Law Scholarship to a student starting or continuing law school anywhere in the United States of America.

As a law firm that exclusively handles medical malpractice, our attorneys, paralegals, and staff members have dedicated their careers to helping victims of preventable catastrophic injury. Just as we never let a client’s financial restrictions get in the way of achieving justice, we firmly believe that no student should be deprived of the opportunity to succeed due to a lack of financial resources.  We are especially interested in young individuals who plan to become lawyers. We are confident in the youth of America’s ability to change our world for the better through strong character development, community enrichment, and higher education.

We are thrilled to announce the second year of this exciting scholarship opportunity. Scholarships will be awarded each year to the student who demonstrates all of the following qualities and characteristics:

  • Financial need
  • Exceptional work ethic
  • Strength in the face of adversity
  • Outstanding academic achievement
  • Commitment to the local community and charitable giving
  • Ability to lead others
  • Overall moral character

Students must submit their application by e-mail to Sarah Weiss Rozalis at sweiss@weisspaarz.com by 09.03.18. All applications must include the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume listing work experience, educational background, and high school and college grade point average and class rank, if applicable;
  • Personal Statement, which includes a description of your career goals and what you plan to use the scholarship funding for (2 pages maximum);
  • Confirmation of enrollment in an ABA-accredited law school or copy of your current student ID; and
  • Copy of your state ID or driver’s license

Deadline: September 3, 2018 
Award Amount: $1,000
Application Information Here

 
 

DBD Law $1000 Scholarship Opportunity

Deadline: July 15, 2018 

A college education gives students the chance to study their field of interest that will help them with their careers later in life. However, money is often a major obstacle for most students. Whether it’s paying for tuition, room and board, or even textbooks, the price can deter people from pursuing higher education. At DBD Law, we believe that money shouldn’t get in the way of one’s educational career.

We’re offering a $1000 scholarship once a year to students who are in their first year or plan to start college or graduate school. We believe that helping our students now will give them the opportunity to create a better world for all of us.

We’re currently accepting applications for Fall 2018. Applications are due by Sunday, July 15th, 2018.

What are the Scholarship Qualifications?

  • Students must be in or planning to enter their first year of college or graduate school.
  • The school needs to be in the United States.
  • You must show proof that you’re in your first year. Provide a digital copy of your college acceptance letter and include the college letterhead.
  • Applications are due by Sunday, July 15th, 2018.

Essay Topic

Submit a 500+ word essay on this topic:

Tell us about a volunteering experience that helped you grow.

After the application closes, DBD Law will decide the winner. Our goal isn’t to find a perfect essay. We’re looking for an essay that’s well-written with a fresh and creative perspective.

By submitting your essay, we have the right to put the essay on our blog. We will feature the winning essay and some finalist essays. There might be some small edits to the essays when they’re published.

The Application Process

Your application should include:

  • Your essay answering our topic question.
  • A digital copy of your acceptance letter to show your standing.
  • A short bio about yourself.

Please send this information to dbdlawfirmln@gmail.com

Deadline: July 15, 2018 
Award Amount: $1,000
Application Information Here


ClassActionWallet.com Law School Scholarship 

Deadline: May 6, 2018 

Only a student enrolled as a law degree candidate in an accredited law school in the United States at least half-time as determined by the school is eligible for a ClassActionWallet.com Scholarship. The law school must be accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) or the Association of American Law Schools (AALS).

In order to apply please submit:

  • Submit a 500-word essay or less online by May 6, 2018, in response to:
    Who is your favorite American President and why?
  • Proof of enrollment (submit in pdf format)

Details:

  • 5 finalists will be selected by ClassActionWallet.com and will be notified on or before May 13, 2018
  • Finalists will be announced on ClassActionWallet.com soon after
  • The $2,000 scholarship recipient will be chosen by ClassActionWallet.com staff and the award will be paid directly to the individual
  • The winner will be notified by email and posted on ClassActionWallet.com before June 8, 2018

Please email essay and proof of enrollment to scholarship@classactionwallet.com

Deadline: May 6, 2018 
Award Amount: $2,000
Application Information Here


Spring 2018 Accidentfirm.com Personal Injury Scholarship

Deadline: June 15, 2018 

At Vasilaros | Wagner, your Daytona Beach Personal Injury lawyers, we believe in striving to receive a high quality education as much as we believe in fighting for the rights of the injured. With our Spring 2018 Accidentfirm.com Personal Injury Scholarship, our Daytona law office will be awarding a $500 education scholarship to an outstanding student who has been adversely impacted by an accident (see our Practice Areas for qualifying injuries), and who is choosing to pursue higher education, even in the face of great adversity.

We understand that an injury to a person or a member of their family/caregiver can cause an extreme financial burden on an entire family, making it much more difficult to save money for a college education (particularly with increasing tuitions and rising textbook and living costs). It is with that understanding in mind that we have created the Accidentfirm.com Personal Injury Scholarship to help a college student achieve their educational dreams.

Please review the eligibility and submission requirements prior to submitting.

Our review board holds the right to disqualify any entrant who fails to follow the official guidelines.

 

The Essay Prompt:

Please provide a 300-500 word essay on what, or who, has inspired you to pursue higher education after facing adversity from a accident that you or a loved one was in.

 

Spring 2018 Scholarship Eligibility

  • Must be currently enrolled in, or accepted to be enrolled in an accredited college or university within the United States.
  • Have sustained injuries from an accident and/or have been personally affected by a family member/caregiver’s accident
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

 

Submission Requirements:

Applicants are required to submit their essays via e-mail to scholarship@accidentfirm.com

The following information will need to be included within the body of the e-mail:

  • Full name, address, and phone number
  • The college or university you are attending or plan to attend
  • Program of study
  • A link to your Facebook, LinkedIn, or Google Plus profile

Additionally, the following items will need to be included as attachments within the e-mail:

  • 300-500 word essay answering the provided writing prompt (see above)
  • Digital copy of a current high school, college, or equivalent transcript, and/or proof of school enrollment.

Deadline: June 15, 2018 
Award Amount: $500
Application Information Here


The Ankin Law Office Annual College Scholarship 

Deadline: July 15, 2018 

Ankin Law understands the financial challenges college students face. As such, we are pleased to announce an annual $1,500 scholarship to an undergraduate or law school student who submits the best essay addressing the topic below. The submission deadline is July 15, 2018.

Qualifications

Qualified applicants will:

  • Submit a fully completed application no later than July 15, 2018.
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited community college, college or university, or an accredited law school or graduate school starting in the fall of 2018.
  • Submit your own original work.
  • Provide proof of enrollment should his/her submission be selected.

2018 Essay Prompt

Write an essay of 1,500 words or less on the following topic: How can businesses lessen the risk of personal injury to either employees or customers?

Your essay must include at least three links to authoritative sources. At least one of these links must be to one of the posts below or to another post on ankinlaw.com

Here are some blog posts that can help you get started:
Can I Collect Workers’ Compensation for Trigger Finger?
What Workers’ Compensation Benefits Are Available for Labral Tear or Shoulder Injury?
Can I Collect Workers’ Compensation for Traumatic Brain Injury?
Can I Collect Workers’ Compensation for Poison Oak?
Are Illinois Workers’ Compensation Benefits Available for Thumb Synovitis?

 

How to Apply

The Ankin Law Scholarship for 2018 requires that you submit a completed application no later than July 15, 2018. Applications received after July 15, 2018 will not be considered.

Post the essay to your blog. This can be a student blog on your university website or your own personal blog. If you do not have a blog, you can create one here for free: https://www.blogger.com/. 

You must be listed as the author of the essay on the website.

Applications may only be submitted through the form below. A submission via any other channel will not be considered. Ankin Law, in its sole discretion, will pick the scholarship winner.

Announcement of the Scholarship Winner

The winner will be selected from all eligible applications and will be announced on the Ankin Law website by September 1, 2018. The winning applicant will be notified by email. The funds, which are to be used for tuition only, will be disbursed directly to the college or university after the winner has been announced and proof of post-high school enrollment has been verified.

The winner’s essay submission may be published on ankinlaw.comThe Ankin Law Office College Scholarship and ankinlaw.com reserve the right to publish submissions received. Ankin Law has the sole right to resolve any disputes which may arise in the selection of the award winner. There will only be one award allotted. 

Deadline: July 15, 2018 
Award Amount: $1,500 
Application Information Here

 
 

Keller Law Offices Annual Scholarship for Higher Education

Deadline: July 15, 2018 

Keller Law Offices is proud to announce the 3rd year of its Keller Law Offices Annual Scholarship for Higher Education. The goal of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a worthy student.  We understand that there are a lot of outstanding young people who, without financial assistance would not be able to go to college. Medical, social or financial obstacles can make higher education a mere dream to some students.

To help open the door to the world of higher education Keller Law Offices will be providing an annual $1,000 scholarship to an exceptional student enrolled for the fall of 2018. The scholarship committee will base the judging criteria on the quality of a written essay.

 

The Essay

Write an essay of 1,500 words or less on the following topic:

Do you agree with Minnesota’s laws regarding the use of deadly force in self-defense? Explain why. If you disagree with them, discuss what you would want to change.

Your essay must include at least three links to authoritative sources.  At least one of these links must be to the post below or to another post on kellerlawoffices.com.

Here is a post that can help you get started:

Does Minnesota Have a Stand Your Grand Law?

Post the essay to your blog. This can be a student blog on your university website or your own personal blog. If you do not have a blog, you can create one here for free: https://www.blogger.com/

You must be listed as the author of the essay on the website.

Keller Law Offices and kellerlawoffices.com reserve the right to publish the winning essay. Keller Law Offices has the sole right to resolve any disputes which may arise in the selection of the award winner. There will only be one award allotted. 

 

 

Eligibility Criteria

This scholarship is open to any US citizen or permanent US resident who will be enrolled full time in an accredited community college, college or university, or accredited law school in the fall of 2018.

 

How to Apply

All applications must be filled out and materials received via the form below by July 15, 2018. Applications submitted via any other channel will not be considered. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered. The decision of the committee is final. The winner will be notified by email or phone by August 1 of 2018. Scholarship funds will be disbursed to the college or university in September of 2018.

Our scholarship recipient will also be asked to submit a current photo to be published in an announcement to recognize this year’s winner on our website.

Deadline: July 15, 2018 
Award Amount: $1,000 
Application Information Here

 


Gordon Law Group Annual Scholarship

Deadline: July 15, 2018 

Gordon Law Group represents individuals and businesses in a wide range of tax and advertising law matters. We understand the increasing costs of college tuition makes it more difficult to graduate college for many outstanding students across the nation. Therefore, we are offering an annual $1,000 scholarship to an undergraduate or law school student who submits the best essay addressing the topic below.

Eligibility Criteria:

This scholarship is open to any US citizen or permanent US resident who will be enrolled full time in an accredited community college, college or university, or accredited law school in the fall of 2018.

Application Requirements:

  • The student must complete the online application which appears below by July 15, 2018.  Applications submitted via any other channel will not be considered.
  • The applicant must write an essay (maximum 1,500 words) on the topic below.
  • The student must provide proof of enrollment should his or her essay be selected.
  • The winner must consent to the use of his or her picture and other basic information on the winner page of the gordonlawltd.com website.

Essay Topic:

Write an essay of 1,500 words or less on the following topic:

Should internet advertisers be subject to the same advertising requirements as those who advertise offline?

Your essay must include at least three links to authoritative sources.  At least one of these links must be to one of the posts below or to another post on gordonlawltd.com.

Here are some posts that can help you get started:

Compliance With FTC Internet Advertising Campaign Regulations

FTC v. POM Wonderful – Lessons for Affiliate Marketers

FTC Charges Online Marketers and Merchant Account Entities

Post the essay to your blog. This can be a student blog on your university website or your own personal blog. If you do not have a blog, you can create one here for free: https://www.blogger.com/

You must be listed as the author of the essay on the website.

Deadline: July 15, 2018 
Award Amount: $1,000 
Application Information Here

 

 
 

Strom & Associates Annual Scholarship

 

Deadline: July 15, 2018

Strom & Associates understands the increasing costs of college tuition makes it more difficult to graduate college for many outstanding students across the nation.  Therefore, we are offering one annual $1,500 scholarship. The scholarship committee will select the student  who submits the best essay focusing on the topic below.

Eligibility Criteria:

This scholarship is open to any US citizen or permanent US resident who will be enrolled full time in an accredited community college, college or university, or accredited law school in the fall of 2018.

Application Requirements:

  • The student must complete the online application which appears below by July 15, 2018.  Applications submitted via any other channel will not be considered.
  • The applicant must give full rights for the use of the essay to Strom & Associates for any advertising or promotional purposes.
  • The student must provide proof of enrollment should his or her essay be selected.
  • The winner must consent to the use of his or her picture and other basic information on the winner page of the stromlawyers.com website.

Essay Subject:

Write an essay of 1,500 words or less on the following topic:

Certain trucking regulations exist that are aimed at reducing semi-truck accidents. The trucking industry is seeking to roll back or eliminate some of these regulations. Should President Trump relax existing restrictions and safety standards meant to reduce semi-truck accidents? Why or why not?

Your essay must include at least three links to authoritative sources.  At least one of these links must be to one of the posts below or to another post on stromlawyers.com.

Here are some posts that can help you get started:

Father Files Lawsuit Over Trucking Safety Violations

NHTSA: Regulate Sleep Apnea For Truck Drivers

Post the essay to your blog. This can be a student blog on your university website or your own personal blog. If you do not have a blog, you can create one here for free: https://www.blogger.com/

You must be listed as the author of the essay on the website.

Please complete the form below to submit your application.

Announcement of Scholarship Winner:

The decision of the committee is final. The winner will be notified via email or phone by September 1, 2018. The funds will be disbursed directly to the college or university to be used for tuition only. The winning essay may be published at stromlawyers.com. Strom & Associates has the sole right to resolve any disputes which may arise in the selection of the winner.  

Deadline: July 15, 2018
Award Amount: $1,000 
Application Information Here

 

Bankruptcy Law Center Scholarship 


 

Deadline: July 31, 2018 (Fall) December 20, 2017 (Spring)

THE ISSUE:

Student loans have become a serious burden for American families. In 2012, for the first time in history, outstanding student loan debt eclipsed both auto loans and credit card debt. Student loans debt has more than quadrupled in the last Golden-Grad-Student-Loan-Burden decade alone and default rates. More troubling, default rates for student loans are more than three times higher than those for credit cards, and that does not take into consideration the large group of outstanding student loan debtors whose loans are “current” but not being paid due to forbearance, deferment, or other temporary suspension.

THE TOPIC:

Discuss solutions to the student loan crisis. Specifically, do you believe amending the bankruptcy code to allow for discharge of student loans would alleviate the problem? If not, what alternative solutions do you recommend/

The Bankruptcy Law Center will award $500.00 to the winning essay twice a year.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

The scholarship is open to any current 2 year or 4 year college student or law student.

THE ESSAY

The essay must discuss the student loan topic described above. The essay should be at least 750 words. Longer submissions are welcome.

A $500 scholarship (twice a year, total of $1,000.00) will be awarded to one college/university student in the United States. The winner will be selected based on overall writing ability, argument presentation and persuasion

Deadline: July 31, 2018 (Fall) December 20, 2017 (Spring)
Award Amount: $500 (Fall) $500 (Spring
Application Information Here

 


Bunch & Brock Legal Scholarship Award (2018)

Deadline: May 1, 2018

Overview:

Bunch & Brock is pleased to announce the availability of a scholarship for first-year law school students, which will be awarded at the beginning of the next academic year (August 2018).

This scholarship is designed to encourage and award creative authorship. Informing various audiences is part of the legal profession. The ability to clearly and accurately relay a message is crucial, whether it is addressed to a person inquiring about legal services, a client, a judge, or a jury.

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.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

  • Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • U.S. citizen or authorized to work in the U.S.;
  • Commencing law school (1L) in August 2018;
  • Written an article which has been published (in print or digital media).

Deadline: May 1, 2018
Award Amount: $500
Application Information Here

 


BLC LAW CENTER SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: July 31, 2018 (Fall) December 20, 2017 (Spring)

THE ISSUE:

Student loans have become a serious burden for American families. In 2012, for the first time in history, outstanding student loan debt eclipsed both auto loans and credit card debt. Student loans debt has more than quadrupled in the last Golden-Grad-Student-Loan-Burden decade alone and default rates. More troubling, default rates for student loans are more than three times higher than those for credit cards, and that does not take into consideration the large group of outstanding student loan debtors whose loans are “current” but not being paid due to forbearance, deferment, or other temporary suspension.

THE TOPIC:

Discuss solutions to the student loan crisis. Specifically, do you believe amending the bankruptcy code to allow for discharge of student loans would alleviate the problem? If not, what alternative solutions do you recommend/

The Bankruptcy Law Center will award $500.00 to the winning essay twice a year.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

The scholarship is open to any current 2 year or 4 year college student or law student.

THE ESSAY

The essay must discuss the student loan topic described above. The essay should be at least 750 words. Longer submissions are welcome.

A $500 scholarship (twice a year, total of $1,000.00) will be awarded to one college/university student in the United States. The winner will be selected based on overall writing ability, argument presentation and persuasion

Deadline: July 31, 2018 (Fall) December 20, 2017 (Spring)
Award Amount: $500 (Fall) $500 (Spring)
Application Information Here


Annual Asian Heritage Law School Scholarship

Deadline: August 1, 2018

Overview: 

Boston divorce attorney Gabriel Cheong with Infinity Law Group LLC is offering an annual scholarship for law school students of Asian heritage. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded every fall semester and is intended to encourage more Asian Americans to choose a degree that will help them give back to the Asian community.

The Asian Heritage Scholarship is open to students who will be attending an accredited US Law School in the fall of 2018 and meet all needed requirements. Candidates are asked to write a short essay describing how their background and experiences in the Asian American community influenced their choice to go to law school and how they plan to use their degree to help give back to their community.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen
  • Applicant must be a current law student or has been accepted and will be attending their first year of law school in the fall of the application year
  • Academic achievement as reflected by an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Recipient must be of Asian heritage with at least one parent of Asian ancestry

Requirements

Applicants must submit the following by August 1st of the application year:

  • A completed Scholarship Application Form
  • One to three (1-3) page typed essay
  • An official and complete copy of undergraduate transcripts
  • A copy of an acceptance letter from an accredited Law School within the United States
  • Proof of legal residency in the U.S. (i.e., birth certificate, passport, permanent resident card, etc.)

Deadline: August 1, 2018
Award Amount: $1,000
Application Information Here


FOR THE PEOPLE SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Overview: 

Morgan & Morgan is committed to giving back to the community. The law, after all, is about making the world a better place to live in.

When Morgan & Morgan attorneys join us to work “for the people,” it’s a commitment that extends beyond the courtroom. Our core philosophy is that we don’t shy away from a challenge. We do what’s necessary to fight for the ‘little guy’.

We want to inspire young lawyers to approach their careers with the same mindset. The ‘For The People’ Scholarship will be awarded to an individual who is accepted or currently enrolled in law school and is driven to fight for those who need it most.

Scholarship applicants will be evaluated primarily on the quality of their answers, but also on creativity.

In order to be eligible for the For the People Scholarship, applicants must be:

  • Currently Accepted or Enrolled at a law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) or the Association of American Law Schools (AALS).
  • Applicants cannot be related to anyone who works at Morgan & Morgan

Deadline: December 1, 2017
Award Amount: $2,000
Application Information Here


Weiss & Paarz Annual Law Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2017

Overview: 

As a law firm that exclusively handles medical malpractice, our attorneys, paralegals, and staff members have dedicated their careers to helping victims of preventable catastrophic injury. Just as we never let a client’s financial restrictions get in the way of achieving justice, we firmly believe that no student should be deprived of the opportunity to succeed due to a lack of financial resources.  We are especially interested in young individuals who plan to become lawyers. We are confident in the youth of America’s ability to change our world for the better through strong character development, community enrichment, and higher education.

We are thrilled to announce this new scholarship opportunity. Scholarships will be awarded each year to the student who demonstrates all of the following qualities and characteristics:

  • financial need
  • exceptional work ethic
  • strength in the face of adversity
  • outstanding academic achievement
  • commitment to the local community and charitable giving
  • ability to lead others
  • overall moral character

Students must submit their application by e-mail to Sarah Weiss Rozalis at sweiss@weisspaarz.com by 05.01.17. All applications must include the following:

  1. Curriculum Vitae or Resume listing work experience, educational background, and high school and college grade point average and class rank, if applicable;
  2. Personal Statement, which includes a description of your career goals and what you plan to use the scholarship funding for (2 pages maximum);
  3. Confirmation of enrollment in an ABA-accredited law school or copy of your current student ID; and
  4. Copy of your state ID or driver’s license
     

Deadline: May 1 (annually)
Award Amount: $1,000
Application Information Here

 

 
 

Frost Brown Todd 2017 Law Student Diversity Scholarship Application

Deadline: September 1, 2017

Overview: 

Frost Brown Todd, LLC announces its annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship program, open to all underrepresented law students including but not limited to African American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, LGBT and multi-racial students. All female law students are also eligible, regardless of race or ethnicity. Any other law students who come from backgrounds that would add to the cause of diversity, regardless of race or gender, are eligible to apply. To qualify for this scholarship, a candidate must be a full-time student. Evening students also qualify for consideration if they have completed one-third or more of the total credit hours required for a degree by the applicant’s law school. The goal of these scholarships is to provide financial assistance to worthy law students from ABA-accredited law schools to promote, in a tangible way, the Frost Brown Todd Diversity Vision Statement.

Scholarships will be awarded to applicants who best meet the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated academic excellence;
  • Service to the profession;    
  • Service to the community; AND
  • Service to the cause of diversity.

Applications must include one recommendation:

  • Dean or an associate dean of the student’s law school;
  • A current or past law profession;
  • An individual who is personally acquainted with the applicant, but who is not related by blood line or adoption; OR
  • A current Frost Brown Todd employee.

Additionally, each applicant must include a cover letter with his or her application. In that cover letter, each applicant should identify his or her academic, personal, and professional accomplishments and how those accomplishments qualify him or her for a Frost Brown Todd Law Student Diversity Scholarship award. A PDF of the entire application, including letters of recommendation, cover letter and essay may be emailed to jfowles@fbtlaw.com or faxed to 502.581.1087 — attn: Justin Fowles

 

Deadline: September 1, 2017
Award Amount: $2,000
 


Gerben Law Firm, PLLC Education Scholarship

Deadline: July 31, 2018 (yearly)

Overview: ​Gerben Law Firm, PLLC is a trademark law firm that specializes in trademark law, handling a range of services like trademark search, trademark registration, trademark monitoring, trademark renewals and litigation. 
Being a trademark law firm and walking the paces of schooling, we understand the significant financial investment law 
school can be. We're offering University of Kentucky Law Students an annual scholarship to help with those costs. We're also offering time that can be spent with attorneys at Gerben Law Firm to answer any questions and understand the daily walk. We're excited to offer this to UK Law Students!

Deadline: July 31, 2018

Award Amount: $2,500
Application Information Here


William W. Hurst Law Scholarship

Fall Deadline: July 31, 2017
Spring Deadline: December 20, 2017

Overview: 

The Law Office of William W. Hurst, LLC offers two $1,000 scholarship each year to students who have an interest in pursuing a career in law. We award one scholarship for the Fall semester and another for the Spring. Preference will be given to residents of Indiana and those entering their first year of law school, however others are encouraged to apply.

Fall Deadline: July 31, 2017 
Spring Deadline: December 20, 2017

Award Amount: $1,000
Application Information Here

 

Benson & Bingham First Annual Scholarship

Deadline: August 31, 2017

Overview: ​In 2017, Benson & Bingham decided to once again give back to the community with the inception of its first annual Law Scholarship. Benson & Bingham understand the rigors of law school accompanied with the expense to become an attorney, and felt obliged to help alleviate the financial strain with their annual scholarship offer.

In order to be eligible for the scholarship award, applicants must adhere to the following scholarship criteria:

- Currently enrolled in or recently accepted to an accredited law school.

- A United States citizen or permanent resident.

- Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. A copy of your college transcript (unofficial) must accompany the application.

- Proof of Law School acceptance or attendance must accompany the application.

- Applications must be received electronically by August 31, 2017 to the following email address: scholarship@bensonbingham.com. In the subject line, please reference: Benson & Bingham First Annual Scholarship Application.

- Questions regarding the application or process may be submitted to the above email address. Please, No Phone Calls.

Deadline:August 31, 2017

Award Amount: $2,000
Application Information Here

 

Stevens & McMillan Scholarship 

Deadline: November 15, 2017

Overview: 

At Stevens & McMillan, we believe that everyone has the right to an education. We would not be where we are today without the help and support of our family, friends, and teachers. However, a quality education can be very expensive and we want to do our part to help the next generation. So, to help deserving students realize their dreams, we are happy to announce the creation of the annual Stevens & McMillan $1500 Scholarship available to current college students or those planning on attending college in the 2017-2018 school year.
 
ELIGIBILITY
 
Applicants for the Stevens & McMillan Scholarship must meet all of the following requirements:
  • You must be in good academic standing if currently enrolled in college or high school; If you are under the age of 18, you must allow your parent or legal guardian to read all of the rules listed on this page and obtain their permission to participate;
  • You must be currently enrolled in an accredited college in the United States or planning to attend college no later than January of 2018;
  • You must submit a minimum 1,000 word essay concerning one of the topics below using Microsoft Word. At the end of the essay, please indicate in a separate paragraph your name, phone number, school, expected school in January of 2018 if different, and a statement that you agree to the contest rules.
All essays must be submitted by November 15, 2017. The winner will be selected by December 1, 2017 and the scholarship funds will be mailed to your school on or before December 15, 2017.

Deadline: November 15, 2017
Award Amount: $1,500
Application Information Here

 

Black Wynn Law Scholarship 

Deadline: February 23, 2018

Overview: 

Black Wynn is offering a $1,000 scholarship which will be applied to law school tuition for the successful candidate. Law school is expensive, not only in terms of tuition, but also because of the time and effort it takes to obtain a law school degree. The firm understands this, and is providing the scholarship to provide a degree of assistance in tuition payments. The scholarship is designed to defray a portion of the tuition cost for attending law school. You may apply even if you are not currently enrolled, but you must be accepted at the law school you will be attending and provide us with that information, including proof that you have been accepted, within one (1) year of being notified that you were selected as the recipient of the scholarship. The $1,000 award will be delivered directly to the law school as a tuition payment. The law school must be a U.S. law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA).
 
ELIGIBILITY
 

Applications are accepted from United States citizens who are or will be attending a U.S. law school accredited by the ABA.

Deadline for Applications

Your application and all uploads must be completed and furnished to us no later than February 23, 2018.

The Application

In order to have your application accepted, you must:

  • Fill out the online application form.
  • Upload a short statement of up to 100 words explaining why you want to obtain a law degree.
  • (Optional) Upload an essay of 700 words or less discussing how you intend to use your law degree to make a difference in your community.

Deadline: February 23, 2018
Award Amount: $1,000
Application Information Here

 


Feldman Law Firm Student Scholarship 

Deadline: February 12, 2018

Overview: 

It takes a significant amount of time and effort to become an attorney. It also takes money to pay for the education necessary become a member of the bar. The sacrifice is substantial, but so are the rewards. Feldman Law Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship that will be applied to defray a portion of the cost of tuition at an ABA-accredited United States law school. It will be a direct tuition payment to that law school. The successful applicant must utilize the scholarship fund within a year after the date of notification that he or she has been selected as the scholarship recipient. We do not require that you be enrolled in law school when you submit your application.
 
ELIGIBILITY
 
United States citizens who are attending, or who plan to attend, a U.S. law school that is accredited by the American Bar Association are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Requirements for Applying for the Scholarship

Your application and all uploads must be completed and furnished to us no later than February 23, 2018.

The Application

To be considered for the scholarship, you must submit to us:

  • A completed online application.
  • A statement (to be uploaded) of 125 words or less indicating why you want to obtain a law degree.
  • (Optional) A statement (to be uploaded) of 900 words or less discussing how your law degree will enable you to make a difference in the world.

Deadline: February 12, 2018
Award Amount: $1,000
Application Information Here

 


David P. Shapiro Law Student Scholarship 

Deadline: February 2, 2018

Overview: 

An announcement has been made by the Law Office of David P. Shapiro that it will be offering a scholarship for law students in the amount of $1,000. Mr. Shapiro recognizes that obtaining a law degree is an expensive process, which is why he and his law firm are offering one law student this scholarship to help (at least partly) defray the cost of attending law school. The scholarship will be used by the successful applicant to offset the cost of law school tuition at a United States law school accredited by the American Bar Association.  You need not be enrolled in law school at the time of your application, but you must provide us, within one year of being selected as the winner of the award, the name of the ABA-approved law school you will be attending, along with proof of your acceptance at the law school.  The scholarship funds will be paid directly to the law school on your behalf.
 
ELIGIBILITY
 
The scholarship is open to applicants who are citizens of the United States who are attending law school or who plan to do so within the time frame set forth above.

Application Requirements

To be considered for the award, you must complete the application, including the following:

  • Complete the online application form.
  • Prepare and upload a brief (100 words or less) statement describing why you are interested in obtaining a law degree.
  • (Optional) Prepare and upload an essay (up to 1,000 words) that describes how obtaining your law school degree will enable you to have a positive impact on the world.

Deadline: February 2, 2018
Award Amount: $1,000
Application Information Here

 

 

RJT Criminal Defense Law Student Scholarship 

Deadline: February 22, 2018

Overview: 

RJT Criminal Defense has established a scholarship of $1,000 which will be applied to the successful applicant’s tuition at law school. At RJT Criminal Defense, we want to encourage those seeking a law degree to fulfill their educational goals. By offering this tuition scholarship, we hope to ease the road, to at least some degree, toward completion of a student’s legal education. The scholarship will consist of a direct tuition payment of $1,000 to the law school attended – or to be attended – by the successful applicant. You need not be attending law school when you submit your application for the scholarship, but the scholarship must be used within a year from the date of the award. This must be for attendance at a law school located in the United States which is accredited by the American Bar Association.
 
ELIGIBILITY
 
U.S. citizens who are currently attending law school (ABA-accredited) or who will be attending law school in the near future are eligible to submit an application for the scholarship.

Application Requirements

To be considered, an applicant must:

  • Complete our online application
  • Upload a brief statement (175 words or less) describing how you intend to utilize your law degree.
  • (Optional). Upload a statement (1,000 words or less) of how you think your law degree will enable you to make a positive impact on society.

Deadline: February 22, 2018
Award Amount: $1,000
Application Information Here

 


The Randall Blair Isenberg Alcohol Addiction Awareness Scholarship

Deadline: March, 15, 2018

Overview: 

The Randall Blair Isenberg Alcohol Addiction Awareness Scholarship rewards one student who demonstrates a passion for raising awareness of alcohol addiction with a $500 scholarship for college.

A former chief felony prosecutor and state district judge, Randall B. Isenberg has seen how a community can be affected by alcohol addiction. High school seniors and graduates, as well as undergraduate and graduate students may apply.

This $500 scholarship is available to students who meet the following criteria:

  • Currently enrolled in or formally accept to any accredited U.S. community college, undergraduate or graduate degree program. This includes incoming students who currently hold a high school diploma or GED.
  • Scholarship candidates must possess a history of raising alcohol addiction awareness, as demonstrated by volunteer, educational, or professional experiences.
  • Scholarship candidates must be in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

Deadline: March 15, 2018
Award Amount: $500
Application Information Here

 

Law Office of Henry Queener Annual Scholarship​

Deadline: July 15, 2018

Overview: 

Benjamin Franklin once said: “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” The Law Office of Henry Queener is proud to announce our investment in knowledge. We are offering an annual $1,500 scholarship to an exceptional student who will be seeking a degree in higher education for the school year 2018-19.

Eligibility Criteria:

This scholarship is open to any US citizen or permanent US resident who will be enrolled full time in an accredited community college, college or university, or accredited law school in the fall of 2018.

Application Requirements:

Qualified applicants will:

  • Submit your own original work.
  • Give full rights for the use of the essay to the Law Office of Henry Queener for any advertising or promotional purposes.
  • Provide proof of enrollment should essay be selected.
  • Consent to the use of his or her picture and other basic information on the winner page of the queenerlaw.com website.

Essay Prompt:

Write an essay of 1,500 words or less on the following topic:

What laws should government pass to reduce distracted driving accidents?

Your essay must include at least three links to authoritative sources. At least one of these links must be to one of the posts below or to another post on queenerlaw.com.

Here are some posts that can help you get started:

How to Apply:

The Law Office of Henry Queener require that you submit the online application no later than July 15, 2018. Applications received after July 15, 2018 will not be considered.

Post the essay to your blog. This can be a student blog on your university website or your own personal blog. If you do not have a blog, you can create one here for free: https://www.blogger.com/.

You must be listed as the author of the essay on the website.

Applications may only be submitted through the form below.  A submission via any other channel will not be considered. The Law Office of Henry Queener, in its sole discretion, will pick the scholarship winner.

Announcement of Scholarship Winner:

The winner will be selected from all eligible applications and will be announced on The Law Office of Henry Queener website by September 1, 2018. The decision of the committee is final. The winner will be notified via email or phone by September 1, 2018. The funds will be disbursed directly to the college or university to be used for tuition only.

The winner’s essay may be published on queenerlaw.com. The Law Office of Henry Queener have the sole right to resolve any disputes which may arise in the selection of the winner.

Deadline: July 15, 2018
Award Amount: $1,500
Application Information Here

 

Mainor Wirth Injury Lawyers Scholarship

Deadline: July 15, 2018

Overview: 

Mainor Wirth Injury Lawyers, located in Las Vegas, Nevada, is devoted to helping victims of personal injury. We are dedicated to helping members of our community become successful and achieve their goals. Medical, social or financial obstacles can make higher education a mere dream to some students. Therefore, we are offering an annual $1,000 scholarship. The scholarship committee will select the student who submits the strongest essay focusing on the topic below. 

Eligibility Criteria:

This scholarship is open to any US citizen or permanent US resident who will be enrolled full time in an accredited community college, four-year baccalaureate degree, or accredited law school in the fall of 2018.

Application Requirements:

  • The student must complete the online application which appears below by July 15, 2018.  Applications submitted via any other channel will not be considered.
  • The applicant must submit an essay on the topic below.
  • The student must provide proof of enrollment should his or her essay be selected.
  • The applicant must give full rights for the use of the essay to Mainor Wirth Injury Lawyers for any advertising or promotional purposes.
  • The winner must consent to the use of his or her picture and other basic information on the winner page of the mainorwirth.com website.

Essay Prompt:

Write an essay of 1,500 words or less on the following topic:

   Should a state be allowed to require that motorcycle riders be required to wear helmets?

Your essay must include at least three links to authoritative sources.  At least one of these links must be to the post below or to another post on mainorwirth.com.

Here is a post that can help you get started:

       Why Is It So Important to Wear a Helmet on Motorcycles

Post the essay to your blog. This can be a student blog on your university website or your own personal blog. If you do not have a blog, you can create one here for free: https://www.blogger.com/

You must be listed as the author of the essay on the website.

 

Announcement of Scholarship Winner:

The decision of the committee is final. The winner will be notified via email or phone by September 1, 2018. The funds will be disbursed directly to the college or university to be used for tuition only. The winning essay may be published at mainorwirth.com. Mainor Wirth Injury Lawyers has the sole right to resolve any disputes which may arise in the selection of the winner.  

Deadline: July 15, 2018
Award Amount: $1,000
Application Information Here

 

Seiferflatow, PLLC Law Student Scholarship

Deadline: January 15, 2018

Overview: 

A North Carolina law firm that specializes in personal injury and criminal defense.  

Eligibility Criteria:

Every year, we award a $2,500.00 scholarship to a US resident law student who is interested in pursuing a career in personal injury law.  

Application Requirements:

  • The requirements are that you must be a current JD Student, a US citizen, and a full time student. Are you looking for a career in helping clients with family law cases? Submit a cover letter about your interest in and approach to family law, along with a copy of your resume. Application materials should be submitted to scholarship@seiferflatow.com.

 

Deadline: January 15, 2018
Award Amount: $2,500
Application Information Here