Outside Scholarships

The following scholarships are administered and awarded by outside organizations. Please note that the organizations may change their deadlines and/or requirements, so you should consult the organizations' website for the most up-to-date informationThere may also be additional opportunities for outside scholarships available. Please see our External Resources webpage for more information.

If you receive any outside scholarship, you must notify the Chicago Office of Financial Aid, as the scholarship will reduce the amount of loan funding for which you are eligible. 


Outside scholarships have been organized into four different categories and may be posted in more than one category:

  • Diversity Scholarships: These scholarships are open to diverse or underrepresented students such as students of color, students of a specific nationality, LGBTQ students, and students with disabilities. 
  • General Scholarships: These scholarships are open to anyone but may have specific writing prompts.
  • Location Specific Scholarships: These scholarships are open to students from a particular area or who attend law school in Illinois. 
  • Practice Area Scholarships: These scholarships are open to students who plan to practice law in a specific area or who have previous degrees in a specific field.

Diversity Scholarships

American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
The fund will award $5,000 of financial assistance annually to each scholarship recipient attending an ABA-accredited law school.  Awards will be made to entering first-year students and may be renewable for two additional years, resulting in financial assistance totaling $15,000 during each student’s time in law school.

Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Chicago Area Law Foundation Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
The Asian American Bar Association Law Foundation is providing scholarships and fellowships to law students who demonstrate a commitment to serving the needs of the Asian Pacific American community and who will continue to do so through pro bono, public interest, and/or public service legal work.  

Asian Heritage Law School Scholarship Application forms and guidelines 
The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded every fall semester and is intended to encourage more Asian Americans to consider law as a career option.

Bohemian Lawyers Association of Chicago | Application forms and guidelines
The Bohemian Lawyers Association of Chicago awards scholarships to students in their second and third year of school. All persons of Czech, Moravian, Ruthenian, Silesian or Slovak ancestry enrolled in an accredited law school in the greater Chicagoland area are eligible for a Bohemian Lawyers’ Association of Chicago (BLAC) annual scholarship.

College Guide for LGBTQ Students 

Choosing the right college can be a difficult task for anyone.  For a student who identifies as LGBTQ, this task becomes downright daunting, as they must also try and find a place of acceptance, inclusion, and support.  To help fellow LGBTQ students, AffordableColleges.com has developed the College Guide for LGBTQ Students to make the college decision easier. 

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP 1L Diversity Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
Six diversity scholarships will be awarded, which consist of a paid summer asscoiate position and $7,500 for the student's second-year tuition and expenses. 

Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for Law Students Application forms and guidelines
The Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship is part of Banner & Witcoff's commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers from diverse backgrounds. Current law students at accredited schools are eligible to apply. 

DuPage Association of Women Lawyers: Judge Helen C. Kinney Scholarship Application forms and guidelines
The Judge Helen C. Kinney Scholarship is open to all first, second, and third year women law students who have a DuPage County connection and are enrolled in an accredited law school in Illinois.

Empowering Women in Law Scholarship Application forms and guidelines
The Pearce Law Firm in Philadelphia is offering a $2,000 scholarship available exclusively to women studying law. Applicants will have successfully completed at least one semester of law school, but will not yet have graduated by fall semester of 2018.

Financial Aid Resources for Hispanic Students | Application forms and guidelines

Frances & Earl Perry Memorial Veterans Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
This nationally-based scholarship supports aspiring veterans, and children of veterans, who wish to further their education at the college or university level.

Hargrave Prize  | Application forms and guidelines
This writing competition invites papers on any issue concerning Native American law.  Please submit papers no later than May 1, 2018 by email to: kyle.shifflett@oscn.net.  Submissions will only be accepted in Word or Word Perfect format by e-mail.  The paper should be single-spaced and in footnote form.  All citations should conform to the latest Edition of The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call (405) 556-9371.

Iranian American Bar Association | Application forms and guidelines
IABA issues one or more scholarship each year to law students in good standing enrolled in an accredited law school in the United States. The scholarships are designed to recognize the commitment of law students to the advancement of the Iranian American community. 

Islamic Scholarship Fund | Application forms and guidelines
ISF’s mission is to increase American Muslim representation in media, politics and government. Students applying for an ISF scholarship should be interested in joining the aforementioned areas after graduation.

Japanese American Bar Association Educational Foundation | Application forms and guidelines
The Japanese American Bar Association Educational Foundation (JEF) was created in 2006 to facilitate the awarding of scholarships to deserving law students and/or recent law school graduates. 

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago’s Academic Scholarship Program | Application forms and guidelines
Educational scholarship funds from grants administered by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago are available for Jewish college and graduate students.

The Lawson Law ScholarshipApplication forms and guidelines
The Lawson Law Scholarship 2018 will be providing a scholarship of $2,000.00 towards tuition for a young Christian law student who wishes to study law at an ABA-accredited law school. The scholarship consists of one $2,000 payment, payable to the student's law school and credited to the student's tuition bill.

Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago Foundation Grant | Application forms and guidelines
All scholarship grants will be awarded by the LAGBAC Foundation Board of Directors. The Foundation will award scholarship grants ranging from $3,000.00 to $4,000.00 to support full-time, summer employment with a qualified public interest organization.  Scholarship grant recipients will be required to complete 300-400 hours over a minimum 10 week period. 

Lionel Murphy Foundation: Postgraduate Scholarships Application forms and guidelines
A number of Australian and overseas postgraduate scholarships are awarded annually by the Trustees of the Lionel Murphy Foundation. These scholarships are known as the Lionel Murphy Postgraduate Scholarships.

McGuireWoods Diversity Scholarship Program | Application forms and guidelines
McGuireWoods’ annual Diversity Scholarship Program will award up to eight $5,000 scholarships to diverse current first-year law students with an expected graduation year of 2019, who are committed to contributing to and supporting diversity within the legal profession. Applicants are considered based on their involvement in community activities and diversity related student organizations, personal achievements, and law school and undergraduate academic performance.

Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) | Application forms and guidelines MALDEF's Law School Scholarship Program is open to all law students currently enrolled full time at an accredited United States law school.  Candidates intending to matriculate to law school in the fall of 2018 are also invited to apply.  Applicants are evaluated for their academic and extracurricular achievements, for their background and financial need, and, most importantly, for their demonstrated commitment to advancing Latino/a civil rights in their careers.

Michigan Auto Law Diversity Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
A scholarship of $2,000 will be awarded to a law student who contributes to the diversity of the law school student body as they pursue their legal career. The scholarship program is open to students currently in their first or second year of law school and the recipient must be a member of an ethnic or racial minority or demonstrate a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career. 

Minority Corporate Counsel Association: Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program | Application forms and guidelines
The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) is excited to announce the establishment of the Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program. Successful applicants to the scholarship program, who are reviewed by its Selection Committee, will be outstanding individuals who have been accepted to an accredited U.S. law school, and have demonstrated leadership and an interest in and commitment to diversity. 

NAACP Application forms and guidelines
Each year the NAACP, through generous donations, is able to provide scholarships to outstanding students. It is the duty of their dedicated Scholarship Committee to determine the most outstanding individuals to receive these awards. 

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Foundation Scholarships Application forms and guidelines
The NAPABA Law Foundation Scholarships are awarded each fall to law students who demonstrate a commitment to serve or contribute to the Asian Pacific American community as future leaders. 

National Hispanic Scholarship Fund | Application forms and guidelines
As the nation’s largest provider of college financial aid to Latino students, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund offers a diverse range of scholarship programs, including Gates Millennium Scholars.

Scholarship Database for Hispanic Students Application forms and guidelines
Please see the bottom of the page linked above for a scholarship database for Hispanic Students.

Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Latin Heritage Law Student Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
At present, the Hispanic community is under-represented in the field of law. We’re launching the Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Latin Heritage Law Student Scholarship in order to help change that. This scholarship will be awarded to support one high-achieving Hispanic student planning to pursue a career in law. 

The Diversity Scholarship Foundation | Application forms and guidelines
The Diversity Scholarship Foundation is pleased to offer various scholarships for deserving and diverse students. The foundation supports students seeking a career in the legal profession who have maintained a high GPA and are actively participating or supporting diversity related programs.

The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans | Application forms and guidelines
Thirty Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans are awarded annually on the basis of a single national competition. Each fellowship supports up to two years of graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree granting program in the United States. 

The Point Foundation | Application forms and guidelines
The application process is open to all LGBT students nationwide and a Point Scholarship covers tuition, books, supplies, room and board, transportation, and living expenses, and is set up with the individual college to meet the needs of the Point Scholar. 

The Serbian Bar Association of America | Application forms and guidelines
The Serbian Bar Association of America (SBAA) provides scholarships every year to persons of Serbian birth or ancestry and/or their spouses who are enrolled in an accredited law school in the United States.

Warner Norcross & Judd Minority Scholarship Program | Application forms and guidelines
Warner Norcross & Judd sponsors an annual Minority Scholarship Program that awards $5,000 to a law school student, $2,000 to a paralegal/legal assistant student, and $1,000 to a legal secretarial student. Candidates for the law school scholarship must be accepted to or attending a Michigan law school or be a Michigan resident attending an accredited law school in the United States. 

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General Scholarships 

Abels & Annes Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
Annual Abels & Annes $1000 Scholarship Essay Contest.

Achievements and Ability Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines 
Michigan Cerebral Palsy Attorneys is offering a $1,500  scholarship to a current graduate student who has cerebral palsy or who has an immediate family member with cerebral palsy. 

Adam Greenman Scholarship for Future Lawyers Application forms and guidelines 
One $1000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a current or enrolled law student.

Alan Lescht & Associates, P.C. Scholarship Essay Contest Application forms and guidelines
Alan Lescht & Associates, P.C., is a Washington, D.C., employment law firm that represents federal and private-sector workers. They are offering a $1,000 annual scholarship to a current or prospective college student. The scholarship will be awarded to the winner of our essay contest.

Ambrosio E. Rodriguez Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines 
The Rodriguez Law Group is offering a $3,500 scholarship to a current law student.

The Ankin Law Offices College Scholarship |  Application forms and guidelines 
Ankin Law understands the financial challenges college students face. As such, we are pleased to announce a $5,000.00 scholarship to an undergraduate or law school student of need who submits the best essay.

Bajaj Law Scholarship Application forms and guidelines
The Law Office of Vikas Bajaj, APC is offering a $2,500 scholarship to a current law student.

Barnett Howard & Williams Military Veteran Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
Barnett Howard & Williams is offering a $500 stipend scholarship to one military veteran law student (1L, 2L, or 3L) attending law school in the U.S.

Barone Defense Firm Win Back Your Life Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
The Barone Defense Firm Win Back Your Life Scholarship is an opportunity for a deserving student who is able to effectively communicate how they have faced adversity and overcome that obstacle. The Barone Defense Firm is excited to provide this award and help a student be more financially able to achieve their academic goals. The qualifying applicant will have submitted a personal essay which describes a time in their life in which they triumphed over overwhelming hardship and grew from it as both a person, and student.

Bley & Evans Scholarship Application forms and guidelines
Bley & Evans is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a first-year law student, selected on the basis of ability to clearly communicate ideas.

The Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Accident Survivor Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
This scholarship is offered annually to a student who has overcome serious injuries suffered as a result of a car accident, medical error, or other incident caused by someone’s carelessness. In order to be eligible, applicants must be entering or currently enrolled in their first year of an accredited college or law school and submit a brief personal statement (not to exceed 500 words) describing the incident, how it has affected the applicants’ life, and the steps they have taken to overcome their injuries. The scholarship will be awarded based on the strength of the personal statement.

Brogdon Champion, LLC Scholarship Application forms and guidelines 
Brogdon Champion, LLC is sponsoring an essay contest open to any law student enrolled at a law school in the United States.  The 1st place winner will receive a $2,500 award and publication on the firm's website and the 2nd place winner will receive a $1,000 award.

Bunch and Brock Legal Scholarship Award | Application forms and guidelines
The scholarship provides $1000 to a first-year law student. The purpose of the scholarship is to reward original thought and encourage the development of skill in conveying information to others. The applicants will submit for evaluation a previously published article.

Burke & Eisner Scholarships | Application forms and guidelines
Burke & Eisner offers scholarships of $1000 available to both undergraduate, graduate and law students. Currently they have up to 4 scholarships awards.  

Cantor Crane Injury Law Student Scholarship Application forms and guidelines 
The purpose of our scholarship is to raise awareness against driving under the influence and distracted driving. Cantor Crane is asking students to take a pledge to not get behind the wheel after consuming alcohol and to not text while driving.  

Carr & Weatherby Scholarship for At-Risk Youth | Application forms and guidelines
Carr & Weatherby is offering a $1,000 scholarship for a high-achieving student.

Caring for Life Annual Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
Reiter & Walsh, P.C. is offering a $1,500 scholarship to a law school student who sustained a birth injury or who has a family member affected by a birth injury. 

Christensen & Hymas Married Student Law Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines 
A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a law student who is legally married. 

Citywide Law Scholarship Application forms and guidelines 
Citywide Law Group is proud to offer a $1,500 scholarship to a current or aspiring law student. 

Cogburn Law Offices Adversity Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines 

We understand the increasing costs of college tuition is making it more difficult to obtain a college degree for many outstanding students across the nation.  Therefore, we are offering one $5,000 need-based scholarship to the student who submits the winning essay or video demonstrating how he or she has overcome great personal adversity.

Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines 
In an effort to the cause of preventing cyberbullying, Parentinn has created the Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship. One student will be awarded a $1,000 award. 

Delegate Dave Albo Public Service Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines

Consistent with Albo & Oblon, LLP's belief that public service is the cornerstone of a strong and healthy community, the firm is offering a $500 scholarship for students who are especially committed to serving the community.  The official deadline for all application materials is June 15, 2018. 

Domestic Violence Law Firm Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
Laubacher & Co is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a current law student who has high academic achievement as reflected in their GPA.

Duffy Law Scholarship Application forms and guidelines 
Duffy Law is offering a $1,000 scholarship who is currently attending school based on an essay contest.

Dwyer Williams Potter Attorneys LLP Student Scholarship Program | Application forms and guidelines
Dwyer Williams Attorneys, LLP is pleased to announce a scholarship available to students anticipating attending law school. The $1,000 scholarship is intended to help defray first-year expenses for students graduating from undergraduate school that have been accepted into an accredited law school anywhere in the United States.

EverSpark Autism Awareness Scholarship Application forms and guidelines 
EverSpark is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a high-achieving student that has been diagnosed with autism of any form or are studying autism related research at a university.

FindMyLawTutor.com Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
FindMyLawTutor.com is offering a $500 academic scholarship award for students every six months.

Fleming Law Scholarship Application forms and guidelines 
Michael P. Fleming & Associates, P.C. is pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship to provide financial assistance to law students preparing to enter law school for the first time.

Goldberg Weisman Cairo Law Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
Offering a $1000 scholarship to students across the country who meet scholarship criteria.

Gordon Law Group Need-Based Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines

Hawkins Spizman Kilgo, LLC Childhood Cancer Awareness Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
A $1,000 award will be given to a college student who has survived childhood cancer, or has been directly impacted by childhood cancer.

HonestlyNow Banking Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines 
A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one student based on an essay. Student must be a United States citizen who is planning to enroll or is currently enrolled in a degree program at an accredited institution of higher learning. 

Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
The law offices of Howell & Christmas, LLC is pleased to support the future lawyers of America with its Visionary Scholarship; $1000 will be awarded to a high-achieving, bright student who intends to pursue a career in law. 

Jacoby & Meyers Scholarship Competition Application forms and guidelines
Jacoby and Meyers will endow a scholarship for law school or undergraduate college students who demonstrate the highest level of acumen. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a single student to help support their efforts in continuing their education.

Keller Law Offices Scholarship for Higher Education | Application forms and guidelines

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Diabetes ScholarshipApplication forms and guidelines 
Los Angeles DUI Attorney is offering a $1,000 scholarship to both undergraduate and graduate students who have been diagnosed with any type of diabetes and carry a 3.0 or higher GPA.

Moses & Rooth Law Offices Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law is offering a $1,000 scholarship for one incoming 1L or continuing law student in 2018.

The Baumgartner Law Student Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
The Baumgartner Law Firm is offering a scholarship for current or incoming law students based on need and commitment to helping others. 

The Clark Law Office Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
The goal of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a worthy law school student.  We will be providing a $1000 scholarship to any law student enrolled for 2018.  You do not have to be a current law student, but you must be enrolled to attend law school in the fall of 2018.

The Expert Institute Annual Legal Writing Scholarship Application forms and guidelines 
The Expert Institute is offering $2,000 scholarship in their annual legal writing contest.

The Harris Federal Law Firm Scholarship Application forms and guidelines 
The Harris Federal Law Firm is offering a scholarship to rising 2L and 3L students to fund their legal education.

The Krist Law Firm, P.C. National Scholarship Application forms and guidelines 
The Krist Law Firm, P.C. is offering a $10,000 scholarship to an individual student to accomplish their education goals.

The John Foy & Associates Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship Application forms and guidelines 
The firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to one college student who has battled leukemia or whose life has been affected by it.

The Johnston Law Firm, LLC LSAT Prep Course Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
The LSAT Prep Course Scholarship by The Johnston Law Firm, LLC is designed to cover the cost of an LSAT prep course, or $1,000, whichever is less. It's a recurring scholarship awarded each Spring.

The Law Offices of Kenneth P. Carp Scholarship Application forms and guidelines
The Law Offices of Kenneth P. Carp is offering a $1,000 scholarship to an existing or incoming college student. 

The Law Offices of Joel J. Kofsky Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines 
The Law Offices of Joel J. Kofsky is offering a $1,500 scholarship through an essay contest. 

The Levin Firm | Application forms and guidelines 
The Levin Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship to individuals who are currently attending or planning on attending college or graduate school in the near future.  The new deadline for entries is August 15, 2018.

The May Firm "Don't Text and Drive Scholarship" | Application forms and guidelines
Our $1,000.00 scholarship is called “Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship” and it’s designed to help students obtain a higher education. This is a bi-annual scholarship that will be offered on September 30th & January 31st of each year.

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines 
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance is proud to award $4,000 to one student each semester whose life has been impacted by cancer.

The White Collar Defense Diversity Scholarship Application forms and guidelines 
This scholarship is open to high school seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate or law school students. The winner will earn a $500 scholarship for the academic year.

The Zeiger Firm Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines 
The Zeiger Firm is offering a $1,000 bi-annual scholarship to individuals who are currently attending or planning to attend graduate school. 

Juvenile Justice Law School Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines 
Tiftickjian Law Firm, P.C. is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a law student who is interested in pursuing a career in juvenile justice. 

Ladah Law Firm, PLLC Car Accident Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines  
Ladah Law Firm, PLLC is offering a $2,000 scholarship to a student attending or planning to attend law school who has a commitment to helping others. 

Law Enforcement Family Member Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
Fales & Fales, P.A. is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student who is a family member of a law enforcement officer. 

Law Office of Matthew L. Sharp Need-Based Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines 
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 one $2,000 need-based scholarship. The scholarship committee will select the student who demonstrates financial need and who submits the strongest PSA video.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
The Law Offices of Renkin & Associates is pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship to a current or incoming law student who has been affected by Leukemia or Lymphoma.

McNeely Stephenson Legal Scholarship Application forms and guidelines 
The $1,000 scholarship will be granted to a first year law student selected on the basis of their ability to clearly communicate ideas.

Peck Law Firm Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines 
The Peck Law Firm is offering a $2,000 scholarship to a student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. 

Piering Law Firm Scholarship Application forms and guidelines
Rob Piering is an experienced Sacramento car accident attorney and personal injury attorney. His firm has over 35 years of experience helping victims receive compensation for their injuries and losses. At Piering Law Firm, we understand how important education is and how challenging it can sometimes be to afford college tuition. This is why we are awarding two $500 scholarships to students to make it a little easier for them and their families.

Plaxen & Adler, P.A. Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines 
Plaxen & Adler, P.A. is pleased to continue its efforts by offering the Plaxen and Adler Scholarship, a private award granted annually to a law student who is dedicated to pursuing justice on behalf of those in need.

Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano Law Firm Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano offers a few different scholarship opportunities for students currently attending or potentially attending college in order to help them acquire financial aid and further pursue their education

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers' Single Mothers' Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers is committed to helping lift the financial burden of single mothers enrolled in law school by awarding two $1,000 scholarships.

Representing Real People Scholarship Application forms and guidelines
Patrick Malone & Associates is offering two scholarships of $5,000 each to law students committed to a career representing individuals serving in legal career paths such as elder law, immigration law, disability rights, and more. 

Sally & Fitch, LLP Law Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines 
Sally & Fitch, LLP is offerring two scholarships. A $1,500 scholarship for current law students and a $1,000 scholarship for future law students.

SeniorAdvice Caregier and Volunteer Scholarships | Application forms and guidelines
SeniorAdvice is offering a $1,000 scholarship to an eligible student who has been a caregiver for an adult relative. One student, who will be attending college or university in the Fall of 2018 will receive $1,000 for tuition and/or books.

Staver Law Group Scholarship Application forms and guidelines 
Staver Law Group is offering a $2,000 scholarship to help a student who has suffered injuries in an accident personally and directly impacted by someone else's accident.

Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Law Scholarship for Child Advocates | Application forms and guidelines
The law firm of Steinger, Iscoe & Greene dedicates a large part of their practice to helping families who have faced child abuse in any form. They are pleased to offer a semi-annual $1,000 scholarship for a child advocate or abuse survivor seeking a law degree.

Tragos Write Your Own Law Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
The partners at Tragos, Sartes and Tragos are proud to sponsor the Write Your Own Law Scholarship. If you could write any bill into law, what would it be and why? This scholarship will be awarded to the student who provides the most compelling essay and thoughtful analysis of the effects of their proposed law. 

USAttorneys.com National Scholarship Essay Contest Application forms and guidelines 
US Citizens who are planning to attend or are currently enrolled in an accredited American university or college are eligible to apply for the $2,500 scholarship through the essay contest. 

Varghese Summersett PLLC Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
Varghese Summersett PLLC is a Fort Worth Criminal Defense Law Firm that focuses on state and federal criminal matters. All of the partners at the firm began their careers as prosecutors, some at the state level and others at the federal level. They all fell in love with criminal law at an early stage, and they encourage the development of individuals who are seeking careers in criminal justice. To that end, they started the Varghese Summersett Criminal Justice Scholarship.

Weisblatt Law Firm Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines 
The Weisblatt Law Firm, LLC is proud to announce a yearly $1,000 college scholarship to the winner of an essay-writing project.

Workers Comp Law Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
The Law Office of Alex Berman is pleased to announce our 2018 Michigan Workers Comp Law Scholarship. This annual scholarship was established in 2014 to provide financial support to law school students and is open to all 1L, 2L and 3L students. 

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Location Specific Scholarships

Alabama Law Foundation | Application forms and guidelines
The Alabama Law Foundation offers three scholarship for academically outstanding Alabama law students. 

Chicago Bar Foundation: Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Public Interest Law Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
The CBF's Marovitz Scholarship is intended to support a law student who is deeply committed to public interest work so that upon graduation, financial need will not prevent the student from pursuing a public interest legal career.

Darleen J. and Robert L. Walker Scholarship Fund | Application forms and guidelines
The Darleen J. and Robert L. Walker Scholarship Fund is established to provide financial assistance to students studying law or about to enter law school in Illinois or the areas of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, or St. Louis, Missouri. 

Illinois Government Bar Association | Application forms and guidelines
The Illinois Government Bar Association awards a $1,000 scholarship on an annual basis to a qualifying Illinois law student. The scholarship is open to current law students who intend to pursue a career in government in Illinois and who have had a job or internship in Illinois in the public sector.

William W. Hurst Law Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
Two $1,000 scholarships are awarded each year to students who have an interest in pursuing a career in law. Will 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.

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Practice Area Scholarships

American Association for Justice: Mike Eidson Scholarship Application forms and guidelines
The Mike Eidson Scholarship awards $5,000 annually to a female student entering her third year of law school who has demonstrated a commitment to a career as a trial lawyer, along with dedication to upholding and defending the principles of the Constitution, and to the concept of a fair trial, the adversary system, and a just result for the injured, the accused, and those whose rights are jeopardized.

American Association for Justice: Trial Advocacy Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
The Trial Advocacy Scholarship is open to all AAJ Law Student Members who are entering their second and third year of law school. 

American Bar Association John J. Curtin, Jr. Fellowship | Application forms and guidelines
The Curtin Justice Fund Legal Internship Program is managed jointly by the ABA Commission on Homelessness and Poverty and the Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants. 

American Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation: The Sidney B. Williams, Jr. Intellectual Property Law Scholarships | Application forms and guidelines
Each year, the Foundation awards $10,000 scholarships for minority scholars and arranges internships and mentorships to assist under-represented minority law school students entering intellectual property law.

American Society of International Law: Arthur C. Helton Fellowship Program | Application forms and guidelines
Established in honor of Arthur C. Helton's remarkable career advocating for refugees and his many contributions to international law, this program will assist students and young lawyers in need of modest sums, up to $1,000, to pursue their first opportunities to engage in human rights work and research.

ASECA Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
The Association of Securities and Exchange Commission Alumni (ASECA) will award a $5,000 scholarship to a second or third year law student at Northwestern University School of law who has demonstrated an interest in seeking employment with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. The scholarship may be split between several students.

Brown, PC National Tax Law Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines 
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.

Brown, PC National Business Law Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines 
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.

Chicago Bar Foundation: Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Public Interest Law Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
The CBF's Marovitz Scholarship is intended to support a law student who is deeply committed to public interest work so that upon graduation, financial need will not prevent the student from pursuing a public interest legal career.

Davis-Putter Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
The first and most important qualification for a Davis-Putter Scholarship is active participation in struggles for civil rights, economic justice, international solidarity or other progressive issues. The applicant's financial need and ability to perform academically are evaluated. Davis-Putter scholars are both graduate and undergraduate students and must be enrolled in an accredited school and receiving college credit for the time period covered by their grant.

Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship Application forms and guidelines
The Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship is part of Banner & Witcoff's commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers from diverse backgrounds. Current law students at accredited schools are eligible to apply. 

Environmental Litigation Group Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
We have awarded over $2.5 Million in our asbestos scholarship fund so far, and this year Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. is offering three scholarships for $5k, $3k and $2k to students at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. The scholarships are merit based and require an essay submission.

Ladas Memorial Award: International Trademark Association | Application Deadline
The competition is open to all students, practitioners, and academics interested in trademarks and trademark law. To be eligible to compete in the student category, authors must be enrolled as either full- or part-time law or graduate students. 

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund: Law School Scholarship | Application forms and guidelines
The MALDEF Law School Scholarship offers financial assistance to qualified individuals in pursuit of higher education. The MALDEF scholarships will be awarded to candidates who have outstanding academic records, including participation and leadership in extracurricular activities. 

The Loewy Law Firm Passion for Civil Rights Scholarship Application forms and guidelines 
The Loewy Law Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship to help support promising law students who have a passion for civil rights, and who demonstrate core beliefs in social justice and equality. 

The 2018 Simplr Artificial Intelligence and Technology Scholarship | Information and instructions

Simplr is offering a $5,000 scholarship to a passionate and deserving student who submits a winning essay in our first annual Artificial Intelligence and Technology Scholarship Contest. Applications for the 2018-2019 academic year are now being accepted. 

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