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

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.com. The 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

 


THE WALLIN & KLARICH SCHOLARSHIP 

Deadline: November 30, 2017

Overview:

Wallin & Klarich knows the road to becoming an attorney is a challenge in itself. We recognize the hard work and dedication that aspiring lawyers exercise throughout their journey, and we want to express our support. That is why our firm has created the Wallin & Klarich Scholarship for entering first year law school students.

The goal of this scholarship is to aid students who have overcome obstacles to be admitted to law school and now face the financial burden that is associated with receiving a law degree.

Please address the following questions in a single 1000-1300 word essay:

  • Why do you want to become a criminal justice attorney?
  • What challenge(s) have you faced in order to get to where you are today?
  • How have these challenges shaped who you are, and how will you apply what you have learned from these challenges toward a career in criminal justice?
  •  

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

  • Must have an interest in becoming a criminal justice attorney;
  • Must be a first year law student in the 2017/2018 academic year at an accredited law school in the United States;
  • Must have achieved a cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate studies;
  • Must not be a current or past employee of Wallin & Klarich, ALC;
  • Must not be a current or past independent contractor of Wallin & Klarich, ALC;
  • Must not be a relative of anyone that has been employed or has worked as an independent contractor for Wallin & Klarich, ALC;
  •  

THE ESSAY

  • (1) Essay document in which you address the three (3) questions above.
  • (1) Completed Application Form.
  • (1) Form of proof of admission/enrollment in an accredited law school in the United Stats of America (e.g., acceptance letter).
  • (1) Photo for Wallin & Klarich’s website in case you are chosen as the winner.

Deadline: November 30, 2017
Award Amount: $ 2,500
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, 2017 (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, 2017

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