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Law School Scholarships From Outside Sources

The following list provides information on scholarships for law students from sources outside the University of Richmond. This list is provided by Richmond as a courtesy to our students. In addition to specific organizations that provide scholarships to law students, we have also provided links to several free scholarship search engines. (We, along with the Federal Trade Commission, strongly suggest you be very careful before paying for a scholarship service.)

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Scholarships on the Web

Kennerly Loutey Law Student Scholarship
Who Should Apply:
U.S. Resident, ABA-accredited law school student from 1L through 3L
Additional Information:
Before May 1, 2017, write a 500 to 1,000 word essay on why Palsgraf v. Long Island Railroad Co., 248 N.Y. 339, 162 N.E. 99 (N.Y. 1928) was wrongly decided, and complete the entry form 
Cantor Crane Safe Driving Scholarship

The purpose of our scholarship is to raise awareness against driving under the influence and distracted driving.  We are offering is a $1,000 scholarship to law students that take the pledge of driving safely by (optionally) downloading the Uber app and DriveSafe.ly App.  We are asking students to take a pledge to not get behind the wheel after consuming alcohol and to not text while driving.  We have teamed up with the UBER® App and the DriveSafe.ly® App in providing a resource for safer driving.  The DriveSafe.ly app helps keep the driver’s hands on the wheel and not texting while driving.  We just saw on the news recently about SnapChat and distracted driving can cause serious accidents.  Our pledge is to ultimately raise awareness. We have directly teamed up with Uber on this venture and will also be giving a $15 credit for those that take the pledge.

Additional Information: http://cantorcrane.com/personal-injury-lawyer-student-scholarship-fund

American Bar Association

Who Should Apply: Law Student Division Members

Additional Information: http://abaforlawstudents.com/events/law-student-competitions/

NBLSA (National Black Law Student Association)

Who Should Apply: African American Law Students

Additional Information: http://nblsa.org/education-career/

Tucker IP Personal Injury and Patent Scholarship

Additional Information: Tucker IP recently announced the Bi-Annual Tucker IP Personal Injury and Patent Scholarship and we hope to add our site to your website for the benefit of your students. University of Richmond students are eligible to submit their essay between 500 and 1500 words relating to either how a personal injury has inspired them to pursue a career in personal injury law or how a patent has inspired them to pursue a career in patent law. The deadlines will be July 31st for the fall semester and November 30th for Spring semester for an opportunity to win $500. Full instructions can be found at our website www.tuckeriplaw.com by clicking on the “apply for scholarship” button at the bottom of the website.

United Negro College Fund

Who Should Apply: On-line scholarship opportunities

Additional Information: www.scholarships.uncf.org

AIPLEF - American Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation

Who Should Apply: Minority Law Students

Additional Information: http://www.aiplef.org/scholars/

Reservation Counter COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

Additional Information: The application deadline for the Spring 2016 scholarship is April 15, 2016. Your students can apply for the scholarship here: http://www.reservationcounter.com/scholarships/

Daughters of the American Revolution

Who Should Apply: Maryland Resident; Have sponsorship from Maryland chapter of DAR

Additional Information: http://www.marylanddar.org/scholarship.html

Cotton Memorial Scholarship (Harris Y Cotton)

Who Should Apply: New Jersey Resident; Financial Need; Accepted for admission to a law school; Interest in law enforcement with an emphasis in Domestic Violence and Hate Crimes prosecutions

Additional Information

$2500; Deadline is June 15

C/O NJ Division of Criminal Justice
Prosecutors and Police Bureau
Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex
P. O. Box 085
Trenton, NJ 08625

Byron Hanke Fellowship

Who Should Apply: Enrolled in accredited master's, doctoral or law program

Additional Information

Research paper (5–20 pages) dealing with community associations or common interest communities; $2,000 - $4,000; No deadline; fellowships are awarded throughout the year

http://www.agbell.org/NoferScholarship/

Attn: Amanda Perl
Community Associations Institute Research Foundation
255 Reinekers Lane, Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-548-8600, 703-684-158

James N. Kincanon and Jane S. Glenn Scholarships

Who Should Apply:

Must be resident of the city of Roanoke, City of Salem or County of Roanoke (or a graduate of a high school in those jurisdictions). Have a 3.0 GPA in high school and college or law (if applicable). Applicants for the Kincanon Scholarship must be accepted (or expect to be accepted) prior to the 2017 Fall semester, into post secondary training, pursuing education in the law.  Applicants for the Glenn scholarship must be accepted, or expect to be accepted prior to the 2017 Fall semester, into an accredited law school in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Requires a statement of 250 words or less why you have chosen to pursue an education in law, two letters of recomendation (dated during the current year and most be postmarked no later than March 31, 2017). 

More information on the Web site at www.roanokelawfoundation.com.

Additional Information

Sponsored by the Roanoke Law Foundation

Application opens February 1, 2017 for 2017-2018 school year.

$4,000 in scholarships available. Applications avaialable on their website: www.roanokelawfoundation.com and will be accepted until March 31, 2016. Questions? Contact the Roanoke Law Foundation at (540) 342-4905 or visit online at: www.roanokelawfoundation.com.

National Institute of Justice Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Who Should Apply: Must propose research in the area of law enforcement, criminal justice, violence or substance abuse.

Additional Information

Based on quality of research paper.

nij.gov/funding/fellowships

askncjrs@ncjrs.aspensys.com

633 Indiana Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20531
Tel: 1-800-851-3420

Oliver W. Hill & Samuel W. Tucker Scholarship

Who Should Apply:

For first year (minority) law students attending law school in the Virginia area. 

Contact:  Angela T. Isabell, Esq.

aisabell@gavinlawoffices.com

(804) 658-1354

Rhode Island Foundation Marilynne Graboys Wool Scholarship

Who Should Apply: A woman planning to enroll or registered and accepted into an accredited law school; Rhode Island resident; Able to demonstrate financial need

Additional Information:

Deadline is June 20; $2,000

http://www.rifoundation.org/WorkingTogether/ForScholarshipSeekers/ScholarshipFellowshipOpportunities.aspx

Attn: Libby Monahan
One Union Station
Providence, RI 02903
401-274-4564

Ruotolo Memorial Scholarship (Andrew K. Ruotolo, Jr.)

Who Should Apply: New Jersey Residents; Accepted for admission to a law or grad school; Exhibit an interest in and commitment to enhancing the rights and well-being of children through child advocacy programs.

Additional Information:

$2,500; Deadline is June 15

C/O NJ Division of Criminal Justice
Prosecutors and Police Bureau
Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex
P. O. Box 085
Trenton, NJ 08625

Ty Cobb Educational Foundation

Who Should Apply: Resident of Georgia

Additional Informationwww.tycobbfoundation.com/

Minority Corporate Council Association

Who Should Apply: Students possessing a GPA of at least 3.2

Additional Information:

Deadline is June 1. Contact Alice Sykes for additional info: 703-205-3514 or alice.sykes@uncf.org.

http://www.mcca.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.ViewPage&PageID=477

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Diversity Scholarship

Who Should Apply: A member of an ethnic or racial minority or demonstrates commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career

Additional Information: http://www.buckfirelaw.com/library/law-school-diversity-scholarship-2016.cfm

Just the Beginning Foundation (JTBF)

Who Should Apply: Minorities

Additional Information: JTBF is a multi-racial, non-profit organization that is dedicated to developing and nurturing interest in the law among young people from under-represented groups. It seeks to increase racial diversity in the legal profession and on the bench. You may complete an on-line application at: www.jtbf.org.

Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship

Additional Information: $3,000 annual scholarhship. Find out more information at the following web site: www.bccf.org. Completed applications must be submitted between January 15 and April 1.

Criminal Justice Scholarships

Who Should Apply: Any law student

Additional Informationhttp://www.criminaljustice.com/scholarships/

Appelman Criminal Defense Law Scholarship

Who Should Apply: 1st or 2nd year attending an accredited law school, who has had faced criminal charges and has changed their ways prior to attending law school.

Additional Information: Information and eligibility for the Scholarship: http://aacriminallaw.com/press-media/appelman-law-firm-criminal-defense-law-scholarship/

This scholarship is $1,000 and is awarded to a student who is entering their 1st or 2nd year attending an accredited law school, who has had faced criminal charges and has changed their ways prior to attending law school. This is a scholarship for second chances and learning from your mistakes. Additionally an essay and considerable academic achievement are also requirements.

The Ashley Rose Honorary Diabetes Law Student Scholarship Award
The Katz and Phillips 2016 Single Parent Scholarship
The Tix Team 2016 Law Scholarship for Veterans

Who Should Apply: Minority Law Students

Additional Informationhttp://www.thetixteam.com/veterans-law-scholarship/ 

2016 Howell & Christmas LLC Visionary Scholarship
Survivor Scholarship for Domestic Violence Victims

Who Should Apply: Domestic Violence Victims

Additional Information

The scholarship, available for those attending college at any level (freshman through graduate student), will be awarded August 10th. The application deadline is July 31st. Applications can be downloaded at the firm’s website: http://www.laubacherlaw.com/scholarship

Yanez & Associates Family Law Scholarship Program

Who Should Apply: All current law students and prospective law students awaiting admission.

Additional Information: Deadline: August 31 (annually), Winners are selected by September 15

Description: The Family Law Offices of Yanez & Associates is pleased to announce their annual essay scholarships. The essay contest is open to all current law students and prospective law students awaiting admission. There will be two winners. First place: $2,000.00 and second place: $1,000.00. The goal of the scholarship is to motivate students to pursue a career in family law. For details on how to submit your essay, please visit our website for details, terms and conditions.

http://www.cafamilydivorcelawyer.com/scholarship/essay-contest/ 

Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Law Scholarship for Child Advocates

Additional Information:

http://www.injurylawyers.com/child-advocate-scholarship/

We believe that attorneys stand in a unique place to be able to help families and individual victims of child abuse. While the damage that abuse causes can be life-long, a dedicated lawyer can help end abuse, establish legal protections for victims, win custody battles, and even secure compensation to provide medical treatment and therapy. These are the essential tools to protecting children and helping them manage and move past trauma as they grow.

"Why You Chose The Law" Student Scholarship

Additional Information:

Every year disability attorney Scott Riemer offers a $1,000 scholarship to one law student.

http://www.riemerlawfirm.com/law-student-scholarship

2016 WyzAnt College Scholarship
How to enter: Students submit an essay online of 150-300 words describing a person who inspires them. Twenty finalists will be selected by popular vote. Tutors on WyzAnt will select the three winning essays.
Award: 1st Place - $10,000, 2nd Place - $3,000, 3rd Place - $2,000
DeadlineMay 1, 2016
Eligibility: Anyone who plans to be enrolled in a college or university sometime between August 1, 2016 and November 1, 2018.
Privacy: We never share students’ personally identifiable information with anyone.
Zero Cost: There are no fees at any point.
Websitehttp://www.wyzant.com/scholarships
Contactsupport@wyzant.com or (877) 999-2681
CoilLaw, LLC Scholarship

Coillaw, LLC is a Domestic Litigation & Family Law Firm located in Sandy, UT.  We've put together a $500 scholarship & reserved this opportunity for college students in the United States who plan on attending law school. Our scholarship deadline is May 31, 2016.

Additional Information: http://coillaw.com/about-us/coillaw-llc-law-scholarship/

Patrick Malone & Associates "Representing Real People" Scholarship
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. We call this our “Representing Real People” scholarship

Our goal is to make a dent in the high cost of law school for students who want to represent individuals, to make it a little easier to choose such a career path. One of our two scholarships is designated for students attending law school in or near the District of Columbia, our law firm’s home base. The other can be used at any law school in the United States.

Additional Information: http://www.patrickmalonelaw.com/patrick-malone-associates-scholarship/ 
2016 Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Law School Scholarship

Who Should Apply: A student whose life has been impacted by lymphoma or leukemia

Additional Information: http://www.renkinlaw.com/leukemia-lymphoma-law-school-scholarship/

The Law Office of Renkin & Associates is pleased to announce the 2016 Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Law School Scholarship.  This scholarship was established to provide financial support to a student whose life has been impacted by lymphoma or leukemia and is seeking to continue his or her education through law school. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an applicant who submits the required application and essay by July 31st, 2016.

The Expert Institute's 3rd Annual Legal Writing Scholarship
  • Award - one $2,000 scholarship
  • Essay requirement - 1,000 - 2,500 word essay blog style article on use of experts in litigation
  • Deadline - December 31, 2016

Additional Information: https://www.theexpertinstitute.com/writing-contest/

The Wolf & Pravato "Future Lawyers of America" Scholarship

The Wolf & Pravato “Future Lawyers of America” Scholarship is open to students who have been accepted to or already attending an accredited law school for a full-time or part-time law degree in the USA. The $1000 scholarship is available to individuals who are outstanding, promising scholars that possess a commitment for excellence. Eligibility requirements and awards are at the sole discretion of Wolf & Pravato and are not guaranteed.

  • All applicants must either be currently enrolled in or accepted to an accredited law school within the US.
  • Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA.
  • Applicants must submit an unofficial copy of their transcript.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.

Application Deadlines:

  • Fall Semester – July 31, 2016
  • Spring Semester – November 30, 2016

Applicant Essay Topic:
Describe one personal experience that has inspired you to become a lawyer

  • Essays must be between 500 – 1,000 words
  • Demonstration of community involvement or volunteer experience is a definite plus!

Additional Information: http://www.wolfandpravato.com/scholarship/

Ehline American Military Vets $500.00 Scholarship Fund

Who Should Apply: Honorably discharged veterans with at least a 3.0 GPA

At Ehline Law Firm, we believe that it is of the utmost importance to reward drive and dedication in law students and promote the meritocratic ideology that hard work and commitment results in a myriad of benefits and ultimate success. We feel that the motivation, honor, and discipline learned in the military translates seamlessly to the law profession, and as a result, we are offering a $500.00 Military Veteran’s Law Scholarship.  This is a written essay contest.

Participants in the scholarship must meet the following criteria:
Participants must be enrolled in an accredited Law Office Study Program, or Law School, such as a judge’s chambers, law school, or other university in the United States.
Must either prove a GPA that shows cumulative Grade Point Average(GPA) of 3.0 or higher, or proof of continuous law office study up until the time of the receipt of the award.
As stated, all vets must show proof of their honorable discharge (OTH need not apply unless cleared to “honorable”).
Students must submit essays and applications electronically by e-mail, in either Word or Word Perfect, mailed by no later than October 1, 2016
Candidates who were selected into the run-off phase will be contacted by electronic mail prior to November 15, 2016 of the contest year.
Candidates who are accepted shall show valid proof of their current enrollment or participation, and GPA by no later than December 15, 2016 of that given contest year.
The winner of the military scholarship contest shall be contacted by electronic mail by January 20, 2016.

Submit essays to: 
ehlinelawscholarship@gmail.com 

Additional Information: http://losangeles.ehlinelaw.com/vets-scholarship-fund

Plaxen and Adler Scholarship

Plaxen & Adler, P.A. is pleased to continue its efforts by offering the Plaxen and Adler Scholarship, a $2,500 private award granted annually to a law student who is dedicated to pursuing justice on behalf of those in need. The scholarship details, including requirements and deadlines & previous year's winner, can all be found in the link listed below.

Who should apply: The Plaxen and Adler Scholarship will be awarded each year in perpetuity to a law student who:

 

  • Wishes to pursue a career in trial advocacy
  • Has a passion for a fair Civil Justice system
  • Is interested in representing people who have been injured and who find their rights in jeopardy

Additional Information: 

http://www.plaxenadler.com/plaxen-adler-scholarship/

 

Adam Greenman Scholarship for Future Lawyers

Adam Greenman, a Portland-based personal injury, criminal defense, and DUI attorney, wants the smartest and most capable students to receive a quality legal education and enter the legal profession regardless of their economic situation. One $1000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a current or enrolled law student.

Additional Information: http://www.adamgreenmanlaw.com/law-school-scholarship

X3Watch Multiple Sclerosis Scholarship

At X3Watch, we are known for helping people live a safe, healthy and happy life both on the internet and in their everyday interactions. As the leading accountability software online, we know that this is easier for some than it is for others and we’re dedicated to helping make a difference. That is why the X3Watch team is honored to announce the first-ever Multiple Sclerosis Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student who has dealt with MS either themselves or with a loved one. We are asking students to share their personal experience with MS by submitting a 500-1,000 word essay on one of our provided topics. It is our hope that through this scholarship program our team can honor the lives of those impacted by MS and assist them in pursuing their goals towards higher education. Students can apply online at the link provided. 

Additional Information: 

http://x3watch.com/multiple-sclerosis-scholarship/ 

Deadline for Application: June 15, 2016 

Reeder Law Firm Student Scholarship

The Reeder Law Firm is based in Atlanta, Georgia and is dedicated to every aspect of family law ranging from divorce and child custody to wills and trusts.  Our attorneys know the importance of education and would like to help fund a students’ education through our scholarship program.

Every year one deserving law student will receive a $1,000 scholarship to help with funding of the upcoming school year. This scholarship will be awarded to one student each academic year beginning with the Fall Semester of 2016. 

Additional Information:

https://www.reederlawfirm.com/student-scholarship/

The Groth Law Firm Scholarship

Criteria: Applicants must be attending college by the Fall 2016 semester and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. This scholarship is open to anyone seeking a higher education.

Deadline: Video submissions are due by April 30, 2016

Award Amount: $1,500
Application: To apply, students must create a thirty-second video that creatively answers the question: "How can we make driving safer?" Only online applications will be accepted. 
Additional Information:
407Law.com College Scholarship

Criteria: Applicant must be attending college by Fall 2016 and have a 3.0 GPA. They must be pursuing a law-related degree.

Deadline: May 31, 2016

Amount: $2,000
Additional Information: Only online applications will be accepted. The application can be found at: http://407law.com/#scholarship-application 
d'Oliveira & Associates Scholarship

We are a Personal Injury Law Firm with offices located in Rhode Island and South Eastern Massachusetts.  The Scholarship award is for $1,000 for students pursuing careers in the legal professions. In addition, d’Oliveira & Associates will also make a $500 contribution to the winning applicant’s college or university.

Additional Information and Application: http://www.good-legal-advice.com/scholarship/

Deadline: July 29, 2016 

Gerben Law Scholarship

To help offset some of the costs of law school, Gerben Law Firm is providing an annual $2,500 scholarship to help a student in need with costs associated with law school.  Applications will be accepted annually from January to July with the scholarship being awarded in early August for the new school year. To be eligible to receive the scholarship a student must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Currently enrolled at an ABA accredited law school for at least one semester
  • Academic status must be in good standing and GPA over 2.5.
  • Deadline for application: July 31st

Additional Information: http://www.gerbenlaw.com/education/

The Kenneth P. Carp Scholarship

The Kenneth P. Carp college scholarship is open to individuals who are planning to attend or currently enrolled in an accredited United States college or university. In order to participate, applicants must submit a 500-word essay answering the following question:

A Living trust is often referred to as a trust that is created during the lifetime of an individual attempting to either reduce taxation expenses or establish the long-term management of property.  The American Bar Association describes probate as “the formal legal process that gives recognition to a will and appoints the executor or personal representative who will administer the estate and distribute assets to the intended beneficiaries”.  Define and describe the advantages and disadvantages of both a living trust and probate.  State which of the two options is most advantages and describe why.

Additional Information: http://www.kcarplaw.com/scholarship/

The Weisblatt Law Firm, LLC $1,000.00 Scholarship

My name is Andrew Weisblatt and I am a business attorney in the Houston area.

I understand what the costs are in getting a good education. This is why I am proud to announce a yearly $1000 college scholarship to the winner of an essay-writing project. Our attorneys will select three finalists from the applications submitted by the May 12, 2016, deadline.

Each and every student of any course of study at a college of their choice is encouraged to apply.

Additional Information: http://weisblattlaw.com/the-weisblatt-law-firm-llc-1000-00-scholarship/

Christian & Hymas Married Student Scholarship

Christensen & Hymas is a personal injury law firm in Salt Lake, and we have some scholarships available exclusively for married law students. 

Scholarship Amount:
$1000.00

Criteria: 
-3.5 GPA or higher
-Enrolled in or have been accepted to a Juris Doctorate program in the U.S.
-Legally Married

Deadline:
Aug 1, 2016

AdditionalInformation: https://christensenhymas.com/about-us/community-involvement/scholarship/

Strianese Employment Law Scholarship

Strianese PLLC Law Firm, located in Charlotte, North Carolina, is pleased to announce the 2016 Employment Law Scholarship. This scholarship is now available to any student who will be attending an accredited college or university by Spring 2017 and have plans of attending law school in the future or are current attending law school.

DeadlineDecember 31, 2016
Award Amount: $1,000

Additional Information: The application can be found toward the bottom of the page at: http://www.charlotteemploymentlawyers.com/

Burunsuzyan Law Scholarship

The Law Offices of Maro Burunsuzyan, PLC, offers a $500 scholarship available to all students.

Additional Information: http://www.burunsuzyanlaw.com/Scholarship.shtml

National Garage Door Atlanta Asthma and Allergy Scholarship
As a family owned and operated company, all of us here at National Garage have seen firsthand how asthma and allergies can affect one’s life. We know that often times, the effects can appear without warning, and once activated, they can radically change someone’s day-to-day rituals. However, we don’t believe that these effects should prohibit anyone who’s working hard to pursue their dreams. That’s why we want to help a student with asthma or allergies by awarding one hard working, high achieving college student with a $1,000 scholarship. To apply, please submit an official transcript and 50-1000 word essay response to one of the provided topics. We urge all applicable students to apply and look forward to reading all of the the essays submitted. 
Deadline for Application: December 15, 2016 
LSAT Prep Course Scholarship by Cohen, Placitella, Roth P.C.

The LSAT Prep Course Scholarship by Cohen, Placitella, Roth P.C. is designed to cover the cost of Kaplan's Self-Paced LSAT prep course valued at $799. Applications are due July 3, 2016 and the scholarship winner will be announced on July 15, 2016. This will give the award recipient 2 full months to prepare for the September 24, 2016 LSAT test.

To be eligible, students must be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university in the United States.

Additional Information: http://cprlaw.com/lsat-scholarship/

Brotman Law Scholarship

Brotman Law is offering an annual $500 scholarship to current and aspiring college students. The scholarship will be available prior to the start of each fall semester. 

Additional Information: http://info.sambrotman.com/scholarship

The Levin Firm Bi-Yearly $1000 Scholarships

After having great success with our last scholarship campaign, we are excited to announce that we are once again offering abi-yearly (February & July) $1,000 prize! We had such great results last year and hope to do it again this year. Anna Mavrakis, Kayla Gilchrist , Meagan Tillett, James Hayes and John Coaty were our previous winner!

The Levin Firm is proud to offer this opportunity to individuals who are currently attending or planning on attending college or graduate school in the near future. The winner will be determined through an essay contest which should include originality, quality writing, and responsiveness to the contest topic. The deadline for entries is August 15, 2016.

Additional Information: http://www.levininjuryfirm.com/scholarship/

Jacoby & Meyers Scholarship

Jacoby & Meyers has just launched a scholarship to help students all across the country further their education.  Jacoby & Meyers is always looking to identify and reward young, talented individuals that are eager to succeed and make a difference. In 2016, Jacoby and Meyers will endow a scholarship for law school or undergraduate college students who demonstrate the highest level of acumen.

Any law school or undergraduate student attending a four-year accredited university is eligible to apply. In summary, the scholarship will award one student with 1,000 dollars to the school of choice.  The deadline for this scholarship is Dec. 15th 2016.

Additional Information:  https://jacobyandmeyers.com/scholarship/

Boling Rice LLC $1,000 Scholarship

We are honored to offer this opportunity to existing or incoming college students. The winner will be determined through an essay contest which should include originality, quality writing, and responsiveness to the contest topic. The deadline for entries is December 31, 2016.

Additional Information: http://www.bolingriceatlanta.com/scholarship/

Laubacher Domestic Violence Scholarship

Laubacher Law Firm is back with its 3rd annual Domestic Violence Scholarship! This scholarship was created for students who have been impacted by domestic violence at some point in their life and is furthering their educational career in college. 

The $1000 scholarship will be awarded to an applicant who submits the required application by July 31st, 2016.

Additional Information: http://www.laubacherlaw.com/scholarship/

Reiter & Walsh $1,500 Caring For Life Scholarship
Reiter & Walsh is having their annual Caring For Life Scholarship and we would like to share it with you.

This $1,500 scholarship is for any student that has sustained a birth injury, or has a family member that has been affected by one. The award will be giving to any student that completes the applicant form by July 31st, 2016

Additional Information: http://www.abclawcenters.com/birth-injury-caring-for-life-scholarship-2/
Harris Personal Injury Scholarship

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. understands the difficult process of recovery after you’ve been seriously injured. We are offering a scholarship for current college students and high school seniors who have suffered a serious injury, and are committed to demonstrating a determination to rebuild their lives by attending college. The scholarship deadline is July 31, 2016, and $1,000 will be awarded to the winning applicant for the 2016 Fall semester. Please apply below and attach a letter about your injury experience, including such things as:

  1. How has your injury or accident affected your education?
  2. How has overcoming your injury or accident prepared you to meet the challenges of higher learning?
  3. How will college attendance demonstrate your determination to rebuild your life, following your injury?

Additional Info:  http://harrispersonalinjury.com/san-jose/

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers Single Mothers' Scholarship

We are awarding two scholarships to single mothers -  one to a student enrolled in a US under-graduate program and one to a student enrolled in law school.  These are annual scholarships, with a deadline on or around December 5 each year. This year's deadline is December 5, 2016. 

Applicants should have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 and submit a 500 word essay detailing how motherhood has prepared them for the challenges they encounter in school. Winners will be notified via email on or before January 15, 2017.

Additional Info: http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/scholarship.html

"Strive to be the best criminal lawyer" $2,500 College Scholarship

Eligibility:  Minimum 18 years old, currently attending or applying to an upcoming semester in the US

Requirement: 750 word minimum essay

Deadline:  November 31st, 2016  - Winner Announced December 15th, 2016

Scholarship Award: $2,500 – check sent to school

Availble to any law student, regardless of persuing practice area

Additional Info: http://dmcantor.com/criminal-defense-lawyer-scholarship-fund/

Steven M. Sweat $1,000 Scholarship

We had such a great success with our $1000 scholarship last year that we have decided to offer it again! We are expecting a great number of entries this year, and are proud to announce that Brittany Jackson was our 2015 grand prize winner! You may view her winning essay here... http://www.victimslawyer.com/2015-winning-scholarship-essay/

The Law Offices of Steven M. Sweat is proud to offer this opportunity to existing or incoming college students. The winner will be determined through an essay contest which should include originality, quality writing, and responsiveness to the contest topic. The deadline for entries is December 1, 2016.

Additional Information: http://www.victimslawyer.com/scholarship/

Carr & Weatherby Scholarship for At-Risk Youth

When a young person has no home, or worries about where they will sleep that night, education often becomes an afterthought. That’s why we have created the Carr & Weatherby Scholarship for At-Risk Youth. We want to give back to the community by offering help to students who are homeless or who have experienced homelessness, including at-risk, foster care and/or youth with critical financial needs.  Deadline for Applications: July 31st

Additional Information: http://www.wpcarr.com/scholarship/

Dolman Law Group $1,000 Scholarship

After having great success with our last scholarship campaign, we are excited to announce that we are once again offering a $1,100 scholarship prize! We had such great results last time, and hope to do it again this time. Kelly Fandrey was our grand prize winner! You may view her winning essay here... https://www.dolmanlaw.com/kelly-fandreys-march-2016-winning-scholarship-essay/

Dolman Law Group is proud to offer this opportunity to existing or incoming college students. The winner will be determined through a VIDEO ESSAY contest which should include originality, quality, and responsiveness to the contest topic. The deadline for entries is July 31, 2016.

Additional Information: https://www.dolmanlaw.com/Scholarship/

Michigan Injury Lawyers $500 Scholarship

After having great success with our last scholarship campaign, we are excited to announce that we are once again offering a $500 scholarship prize! We had such great results last time, and hope to do it again this time. Brandon Nicholas Kelly was our grand prize winner! You may view his winning essay here:

http://www.michiganinjurylawyers.com/brandon-nicholas-kellys-spring-2016-winning-scholarship-essay


Michigan Injury Lawyers is proud to offer this opportunity to existing or incoming college students. The winner will be determined through an essay contest which should include originality, quality writing, and responsiveness to the contest topic. The deadline for entries is April 20, 2017.

Additional Information: http://www.michiganinjurylawyers.com/scholarship

BerlikLaw Scholarship for Virginia Lawyers

The BerlikLaw firm in Northern Virginia is offering a $1,500 annual scholarship to qualified law students intending to practice law in Virginia upon graduation. 

Additional Information: https://www.berliklaw.com/scholarship.html

Katz & Phillips, P.A. Ashley Rose Honorary Diabetes Law Student Scholarship Award- $1,000

Our Orlando law firm will be sponsoring an annual scholarship for a law school student whose life has been impacted by diabetes. In recognition of the fact that diabetes often makes it more challenging to take on academic endeavors such as law school, we will set aside $1,000 to fund this scholarship, which is designed to assist eligible students with type I diabetes with their law school tuition. 

Deadline for Applications: July 31

GPA: 2.8

Requirements:  Accepted or Enrolled in Accredited School, Type 1 Diabetes, 500-1000 word essay

Additional Information: http://www.orlandocriminalteam.com/ashley-rose-scholarship/

Potashnik & Associates "Change America" $1,500 Scholarship

Potashnik & Associates is one of the premier criminal defense law firms in NYC.  For the past 15 years, we’ve represented celebrities, and average individuals alike. In several cases, our clients are students/prospective students, trying to get an education. Our work is crucial in ensuring they can continue their education - without interruption. Many are wrongly accused. We’ve seen the impact our work has made on their life. Later in life, this experience motivates them to change their community.

In order to apply to this scholarship opportunity, we're asking applicants to write a minimum 600 word essay, on how they'll plan on changing/helping their local community. What have you done to support our scholarship theme - CHANGE AMERICA, and how will you continue to push this theme?

Additional Information: http://www.nycriminallawyers.com/change-america/

Dallas Car Accident Lawyers Cancer Awareness Scholarship

The majority of our team here at DallasCarAccidentLawyers.net has seen how drastically cancer can change a life. We know that the affects of a diagnosis are usually life altering, and the treatment process is often an uphill battle in itself. In knowing this, we still believe that cancer should not be an impediment to fulfilling a person’s hopes and dreams. Which is why we want to help a student who has been affected by cancer complete their college education and embark on a path towards a career in the filed of their choice. It’s our hope that this scholarship will inspire young people who have been affected by cancer lead inspired lives and make a difference in the world. To apply, please submit an unofficial transcript and a 500-1000 word essay response to one of the provided topics. We urge all eligible students to apply and we look forward to reading your essays and bestowing this scholarship to a student in need.

Deadline for Application: December 15, 2016

The Loewy Law Firm Passion for Civil Rights Scholarship

$1,000 scholarship to help support promising law students who have a passion for civil rights, and a core belief in social justice and equality.

Deadline for Applications: July 31st 2016

GPA: 3.2

Class Standing: N/A

Requirements: Accepted or Enrolled in Law School, 500-1000 word essay

Additional Information: https://personalinjurylawyersaustintx.com/passion-for-civil-rights-scholarship/

Katz & Phillips Single-Parent Scholarship- $1,000

For all parents, balancing school work with career and home life can be a struggle. This struggle becomes even more pronounced when a parent is faced with raising a child or children alone. Our intention with this scholarship is to make it easier for a determined single parent to pursue their dream of one day practicing law. We want to help remove financial roadblocks so that you can focus on your studies and your family. 

Deadline for Applications: July 31

GPA: 2.8

Class Standing: N/A

Requirements:  Accepted or Enrolled in Accredited School, 500-1000 word essay

Additional Information: http://www.orlandodivorceteam.com/single-parent-scholarship/

Los Angeles Personal Injury Attorneys $1,500 Scholarship

At our law firm, we believe and support - students who want a higher education. This is a $1500 scholarship - that is renewable. Moreover, there’s no application - and the requirements are very easy. 

We're asking all participants to meet the following requirements.

  • Be enrolled at an accredited college, or law school, in the USA or Canada
  • Have a GPA of at least 3.0
  • Apply no later than 9/10
  • Send in your essay and contact info to Scholarships@losangelespersonalinjuryattorneys.com
  • There is no scholarship application fee

 The essay should discuss why getting a higher education is crucial to succeeding in life - and how the student has persevered, and tried to implement this philosophy in their own life - as a student.

Additional Information: https://www.losangelespersonalinjuryattorneys.com/legal-scholarship/

Fountain Law Firm $1,000 Scholarship

My name is Merry Fountain and I am an attorney in the Indianapolis area.

I understand what the costs are in getting a good education. This is why I am proud to announce a yearly $1000 college scholarship to the winner of an essay-writing project.

Each and every student of any course of study at a college of their choice is encouraged to apply.

Additional Information: https://www.fountaininjurylaw.com/scholarship/

Freeman & Freeman, LLP - Scholarship for Law Students

Freeman & Freeman is a law firm that is committed to helping the next generation  of attorneys reach their goals. Our firm is offering a scholarship for law students from the United States pursuing a law degree at an accredited U.S. Law School. Applications are due by February 1st of next year.

Deadline: February 1, 2017
Award: $1,000
Contact: Freeman & Freeman, LLP (via website form)
Phone: no calls please
Email: via email form on website
Address: 21900 Burbank Boulevard Third Floor Woodland Hills, CA    91367-7418

Additional Information: : http://www.freeman-freeman.com/law-school-scholarship-application

UberEstimate Scholarship Program

UberEstimate is very excited to tell you that we are offering a $1,000 scholarship.


Eligibility Requirements:

In order to participate in this scholarship contest, applicants must meet the following criteria: 

  • Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the fall 2016 academic year.
  • Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution with GPA of above 2.5
  • For applicants under 18, you must have permission from a parent or legal guardian.
  • Must provide your written essay (DOC/PDF format preferred) by the deadline of Oct 31st, 2016.
  • A winner will be chosen on Dec 7th 2016.

Additional Information: can be found on homepage of our website uberestimate.org

Howell & Christmas, LLC Breast Cancer Survivor Scholarship- $1,000

Deadline for Applications: May 31

GPA: 2.8

Class Standing: N/A

Requirements: In order to qualify for the Howell & Christmas Breast Cancer Survivor and Patient Scholarship, students must currently be battling breast cancer, be in remission or have beaten the disease, Accepted or Enrolled in Accredited School, 500-1000 word essay 

$1,000 Howell & Christmas Breast Cancer Survivor and Patient Scholarship for students who are currently struggling with or have beaten the disease.
Answering Legal's "Future Attorneys of America Foundation" $5,000 Scholarship

Deadline for Applications: November 5th
GPA: 3.5
Class Standing: N/A
Requirements: Accepted or Enrolled in Accredited Law School, 500-1000 word essay

Answering Legal’s Future Attorneys of America Foundation is dedicated in choosing one law student, of academic excellence, every year and awarding them with the FAAF merit scholarship. We consider it a great honor to be able to support law students who show ambition, perseverance, and of course, merit in their studies, in the legal community and in their lives.

Additional Information: http://www.answeringlegal.com/answering-legal-law-scholarship/

Farar & Lewis LLP Scholarship

The scholarship is for: $1000, and it can be renewed.


-There is no application fee
-We ask for an unofficial transcript (minimum GPA of 3.0)
-Apply by 2/5/2017 ---- winner picked on 2/13/2017

Additional Information: https://www.fararlawgroup.com/legal-scholarship/

McEwen Law Firm ¿ US Drug Lawsuit $1,000 Scholarship

The offices of McEwen Law Firm - US Drug Lawsuit are happy to announce this opportunity to existing or incoming students.  A winner will be decided upon through an essay contest which shall include original content, quality material, and responsiveness to the contest topic.

Our deadline for entries is November 1, 2016.

Additional Information: http://usdruglawsuit.com/scholarship/

After Car Accidents $1,000 Scholarship

The After Car Accidents scholarship’s goal is to support the education of the next generation of dedicated and motivated individuals who will continue to help others and fight for the legal rights of the people.

We want to support the best and brightest students to receive a quality education regardless of their economic background.

$1,000 Scholarship Award

Scholarship Requirements:

  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in an accredited U.S law school or will be applying to law school for enrollment in the following academic year.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

Application Process/Checklist

  • Write at least a 500 word essay on “As a future attorney, what impact would you like to have on our current society? ”
  • Submit essay in pdf form before December 1st, 2016 to scholarship@aftercaraccidents.com
  • Use subject line: Scholarship Submission
  • Please attach your resume as well.

Criterion

The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who best demonstrates their desire to use the law to help improve society. Any past examples that you can cite which demonstrate your commitment and ability to help others would be beneficial.

The winner will be announced and contacted early March 2017.

Additional Information: http://www.after-car-accidents.com/scholarship.html

Aceable $500 Scholarship

Aceable is offering two scholarships worth $500 each. In order to apply, students should submit an essay between 500-1,000 words on who, or what, inspires you to drive uninhibited by drugs, alcohol and distractions like texting. Aceable will select and notify scholarship winners by September 30, 2016.

Additional information: www.aceable.com/aceable-scholarship.

Gary Brustin - Scholarship for Law Students

Gary Brustin is a law firm that is committed to helping the next generation of       attorneys reach their goals. Our firm is offering a scholarship for law students from the United States pursuing a law degree at an accredited U.S. Law     School. Applications are due by March 1st of next year.

    Deadline: March 1, 2017
    Award: $1,000
    Contact: Gary Brustin (via website form)
    Phone: no calls please
    Email: via email form on website
    Address : 2033 Gateway Place, Suite 600 San Jose, CA 95110
               : 100 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 940 Santa Monica, CA 90401

Additional Information: http://www.bicyclelawyer.com/law-school-scholarship-application

$2,000 Future Legal Leaders Scholarship

The program will be awarded for the first time in 2017, and will continue annually to provide opportunity and support in the form of financial awards to students working to build skills and advance their education for use in service of their communities.

Additional Information: https://www.lawsuitlegal.com/giving-back/scholarship.php

The John Foy & Associates Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship

Deadlines for Application: December 15, 2016 and June 15, 2017


Here at John Foy & Associates, we are known as the “Strong Arm of Georgia”. We are a tough Georgia law firm that will fight to the finish for our clients. But our associates know that not every battle is fought in the courtroom. Fighting a disease requires more than a legal “Strong Arm”—it requires a dedicated team of medical staff, loved ones and countless more. Fighting leukemia requires determination, drive and diligence in both the patient and the patient’s loved ones. Often, the battle is a solitary one, isolating the patient and family. Our firm associates recognize this. That’s why we are delighted to offer the 3rd bi-annual John Foy & Associates “Strong Arm” Leukemia Scholarship. Our $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one college student who has battled leukemia or whose life has been affected by it.

Additional Information: https://www.johnfoy.com/strong-arm-leukemia-scholarship/

Maho Prentice Scholarship

Maho & Prentice is a Southern California Personal Injury Law firm, and has recently put together a scholarship opportunity for graduating high school seniors and college students.
The winning applicant will be awarded $1,000 toward their 2017 Fall semester. 

Additional Information: http://www.maho-prentice.com/law-scholarship/

Don't Text and Drive Scholarship
The May Firm is offering a $1,000.00 scholarship 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.

Here is a brief list of our requirements:

A 300 word essay in response to the question: What would really make drivers stop texting and driving?

Copy of resume including current GPA

Additional Information: https://www.mayfirm.com/santa-barbara/

Clements and Clements $500 Scholarship

After having great success with our last scholarship campaign, we are excited to announce that we are offering a $500 scholarship prize for the Fall of 2016! We had such great results last time, and hope to do it again this time. Aparna Soni was our grand prize winner! You may view her winning essay here...http://www.clementslaw.com/aparna-sonis-spring-2016-winning-scholarship-essay 

Clements and Clements is proud to offer this opportunity to existing or incoming college students. The winner will be determined through an essay contest which should include originality, quality writing, and responsiveness to the contest topic. The deadline for entries is October 28, 2016.

Additional Information: http://clementslaw.com/scholarship

Encore Victims of Drunk Driving Scholarship - $1,000

Encore Protection is proud to present our Victims of Drunk Driving Scholarship, worth $1,000. Intoxicated driving is one of the biggest — and deadliest — problems on America’s roadways. Here at Encore Protection, we know how devastating a drunk driving accident can be. Victims may find themselves permanently injured, affecting their performance at school or work. Families who are affected may find it difficult to pay for their student’s education on top of medical, rehabilitation and other bills. We want to help those affected by a drunk driving accident lead a successful life by easing at least some of the financial burden of college. 

Deadline for Applications: May 31, 2017
GPA: 3.0
Class Standing: N/A
Requirements: Accepted or Enrolled in Accredited School, 500-1000 word essay, The victim of a drunk driving accident; The child or dependent of a victim of a drunk driving accident; OR The spouse of a victim of a drunk driving accident. 

Additional Information: http://www.encoreprotection.com/scholarship-program/

Rosenthal & Wadas Criminal Defense Scholarship

We are excited to offer the Rosenthal & Wadas Criminal Defense Scholarship to all student's heading to or who are currently enrolled in a United States Law School for the 2017 Spring Semester. Applicants will be required to demonstrate both their merit and need for this scholarship. Details of the scholarship are below:


Deadline: December 31, 2016
Award Amount: $1,000
Additional Information: Only online applications will be accepted. The application can be found at: http://www.rosenthalwadas.com/resources/rosenthal-wadas-criminal-defense-scholarship/

Console Hollawell Legal Scholarship

Application Requirements

All applicants must be currently pursuing a law related degree or be accepted into a legal program, must currently hold or anticipate a high school diploma or GED within the 2016-2017 school year, and hold a 3.0 or higher GPA.

Additional Information: http://www.myinjuryattorney.com/legal-scholarship/

RenegadeWorks Annual Innovation Scholarship

The RenegadeWorks Annual Innovation Scholarship is designed to help tomorrow's innovators and leaders pay for college today.

Here is a quick overview:

  • Scholarship Name: RenegadeWorks Annual Innovation Scholarship
  • Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate students attending or accepted to an accredited university
  • Criteria: Write a 500 word essay
  • Deadline: Annually on July 31st
  • Awarded: Annually on August 30th
  • Award Amounts: $1000 (1st place), $500 (2nd), $250 (3rd)

Additional Information: https://renegadeworks.com/scholarship/

$3,000 Fitness Writing Scholarship

We are offering a “Fitness Writing Scholarship” worth $3,000, and it’s designed to help each and every student reach their full potential academically. It can also go some way to help them make ends meet during difficult times.

Additional Information: http://garagegymplanner.com/scholarship/

Christensen & Hymas $1,000 Scholarship

Kenneth Christensen and Russell Hymas, the lawyers here are proud to offer a generous $1,000.00 scholarship for any individuals who qualify. To qualify for this scholarship:

  1. You must be currently enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a Juris Doctorate program in the United States
  2. You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  3. Cumulative GPA of the current or most recent secondary education program you have attended
  4. You must be legally married
  5. You are required to submit a transcript verifying your GPA and marital status

The deadline for application submissions is August 1, 2017.

Additional Information: https://christensenhymas.com/about-us/community-involvement/scholarship/

Mark T. Banner $5,000 Scholarship

This scholarship is part of The Richard Linn American Inn of Court's commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers of high ethics, civility and professionalism, and especially those from diverse backgrounds.

The recipient of the scholarship receives $5,000 to be applied to their legal education.  This scholarship is available to law students who have entered into a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school in the United States and who will continue in that program through at least the Fall semester 2017.  Scholarship recipients are selected by the Mark T. Banner Scholarship review board based on the following criteria:

• Commitment to the pursuit of a career in intellectual property law.

• Commitment, qualities and actions toward ethics, civility and professionalism.

• Academic merit (undergraduate, graduate and law school).

• Written and oral communication skills.

• Leadership qualities and community involvement.

• Member of a historically underrepresented group in IP law (including race, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation and disability).

Applications need to be submitted by November 29, 2016.  

Additional Information: http://www.linninn.org/Pages/scholarship.shtml

Ben Turnage Future Hispanic Leaders Scholarship- $2,500

Business leaders of Hispanic heritage are a powerful, driving force in today’s business world. At JAMAS Capital Management, we want to foster the rich diversity found in our industry by easing the financial burden of secondary education. Our hope is that we can continue to encourage young students of Hispanic descent to find success in firms such as JAMAS and Gemstone and build a brighter tomorrow for our industry. That’s why we are proud to present the Ben Turnage Future Hispanic Leaders Scholarship, worth $2,500.

Deadline for Applications: November 1
GPA: 2.8
Class Standing: N/A
Requirements: Accepted or Enrolled in Accredited School, 500-1000 word essay

Additional Information: http://www.jamas.us/hispanic-leaders-scholarship/

TicketHelp Safe Driver Scholarship- $1,000

TicketHelp is proud to present the Safe Driver Scholarship, worth $1,000. In the United States, car accidents kill more teenagers every year than any other cause of death. Here at TicketHelp, our goal is to encourage safe driving and reward those who keep their eyes on the road at all times. We know that can be difficult for young drivers, as so much can happen in their world while they are spending time driving. But for those who make focusing on the road their top priority while driving, we want to make it easier to go to college and continue that habit while furthering your education.

Deadline for Applications: December 15
GPA: 2.8
Class Standing: N/A
Requirements: Accepted or Enrolled in Accredited School, 500-1000 word essay, Have no tickets or incidents on your traffic record for the past 3 years

Additional Information: https://www.tickethelp.com/safe-driver-scholarship/

The Hermann Law Group $1,000 Safety Scholarship for Law Students
A variety of firms are each offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Richmond law student who submits the best essay explaining how lawyers make the world a safer place.  

We have three goals with this scholarship:
1. Help a needy law student
2. Refocus students’ attention on what initially drew them to the law
3. Remind students of the nobler aspects of legal practice that sometimes get overlooked

Details:  Applicants should write from the heart and use plain English, and submit a minimum of a 1,000 word essay stating how attorneys make the world a safer place or post a video to your YouTube account or post on the law firm's Facebook page.

Timing: Scholarship submissions are accepted year-round and remain open until August 15th of each year.  This year's winner will be chosen and notified in the end of August.

Fee: No fee is ever charged for students to apply for these scholarships.

Additional Information: http://www.nymetrodisability.com/safety-scholarship-for-law-students/

 

$1,000 Biannual Joseph J. LoRusso College Scholarship Essay Contest

The essay contest is open to students who are planning on attending an accredited United States college or university during the spring 2017 semester. Both current college students and those starting college next spring are welcome to apply. In order to participate in the contest, applicants must submit a 500-word essay answering the following question as an attachment to lorussoscholarship@yahoo.com by 12/15/16, 9am PST:

Should all rear-end car accidents be the fault of the driver that hit the car in front of them? Why or why not?

Applicants should also submit the following information in the body of their submission email:

  • Their name, address, phone number, and date of birth
  • Their parents contact information, if the applicant is under 18 years old
  • The name of the institution they plan on attending
  • The course of study they plan to pursue

After the submission period ends, we will choose the top 5 essays. Those essays will be put on our website, in the public, and put up for a social media voting. Please be aware that your essay will be made public. The winner will be based on who gets the most Facebook “Likes” by 9am PST on 12/31/16.

Additional Information: http://injuryflorida.lawyer/scholarship/

$1,500 El Dabe Law Scholarship

At El Dabe Law, we passionately believe and support, in the importance of a proper education. Without an education, many doors will remain closed. Going to school, is an uphill battle – and if you don’t have the proper aid in place – you may end up never going to school.  

Many of the attorneys we employ, were able to get an education - specifically due to the aid, and assistance, provided by friends, families, and businesses like ourselves. We understand the importance of these scholarships. They are funded, due to the charitable contributions of our staff members.

This scholarship is our way of providing support to those who want a higher education. 

 -There is no application fee

-We do not ask for any personal information

-It is awarded on 1/15/2017

-Applicants must apply, no later than 12/25/2016.

-The student may use the scholarship for any expense

Additional Information: https://www.personalinjurylawyerslosangeles.com/law-school-poliscience-scholarship/ 

 

$500 Kensley Barrett Scholarship

We understand that the costs for the right education can be burdensome. Many students graduate with large sums of debt. That is why we decided to offer a $500 scholarship to help law students pay for their educational costs. To enter, you must be a student that has maintained a 3.0 GPA or higher. Please submit your application and essay before December 1st. The essay topic changes yearly. A scholarship winner will be awarded by December 31st.

Additional Information: http://krbarrettlaw.com/scholarship/

$500 Southwestern Rugs Depot Scholarship

Southwestern Rugs Depot is excited to offer its first ever scholarship, open to any student who can write a really simple 300 word essay describing why or how decor matters to them.  The deadline for submission is January 2nd.

Additional Information: https://www.southwesternrugsdepot.com/scholarship/

The Runnerclick Sports & Academic Scholarship Program

All applicants will get a chance to win $2000 that will be used to cover academic expenses including, but not limited to, tuition fees, books, laptops, and other equipment. The three winners with the best applications will be selected and awarded $2000 each to cover the aforementioned expenses. 

The deadline for submitting the applications is 11:59 PM EST, April 30, 2017. Winners will be announced 7 working days after the close of the application process. 

If you have any questions or need any clarification regarding the scholarship or the application process, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us using our email address, runnerclickscholarship@gmail.com.

Addtional Information: http://runnerclick.com/runnerclick-scholarship/

LosAngelesCriminalLawyers.com $4,500 Scholarship

The scholarship is available to any student, part time or full time, in a U.S. accredited college. There's no application fee, and we have some very basic requirements. Our firm will NEVER contact students, unless it's to announce they are the winner.

Below are the requirements:
-Accredited college, with a GPA of 3.0
-Apply no later than 2/20/2017
-Write an essay (details below), with a minimum length of 500 words
-When applying, send in unofficial transcript to rgarner@losangelescriminallawyers.com

The Essay Should Be About
-Why getting a higher education is important to you?
-What challenges have you faced, when attempting to get this education, and how have you handled them?
-How have you grown as a student, due to this challenge?

Additional Information: https://www.losangelescriminallawyers.com/law-school-scholarship/

Law Office of Matt Liebenhaut $1,000 Safety Scholarship for Law Students
A variety of firms are each offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Richmond law student who submits the best essay explaining how lawyers make the world a safer place.  

We have three goals with this scholarship:
1. Help a needy law student
2. Refocus students’ attention on what initially drew them to the law
3. Remind students of the nobler aspects of legal practice that sometimes get overlooked

Details:  Applicants should write from the heart and use plain English, and submit a minimum of a 1,000 word essay stating how attorneys make the world a safer place or post a video to your YouTube account or post on the law firm's Facebook page.

Timing: Scholarship submissions are accepted year-round and remain open until August 15th of each year.  This year's winner will be chosen and notified in the end of August.

Fee: No fee is ever charged for students to apply for these scholarships.

Additional Information: http://www.liebenhautlaw.com/safety-scholarship-for-law-students

Law Office of Russell and Lazarus $1,000 Safety Scholarship for Law Students
A variety of firms are each offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Richmond law student who submits the best essay explaining how lawyers make the world a safer place.  

We have three goals with this scholarship:
1. Help a needy law student
2. Refocus students’ attention on what initially drew them to the law
3. Remind students of the nobler aspects of legal practice that sometimes get overlooked

Details:  Applicants should write from the heart and use plain English, and submit a minimum of a 1,000 word essay stating how attorneys make the world a safer place or post a video to your YouTube account or post on the law firm's Facebook page.

Timing: Scholarship submissions are accepted year-round and remain open until August 15th of each year.  This year's winner will be chosen and notified in the end of August.

Fee: No fee is ever charged for students to apply for these scholarships.

Additional Information: http://www.russellandlazarus.com/our-firm/safety-scholarship-for-law-students

Law Office of Jeff Kelly $1,000 Safety Scholarship for Law Students
A variety of firms are each offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Richmond law student who submits the best essay explaining how lawyers make the world a safer place.  

We have three goals with this scholarship:
1. Help a needy law student
2. Refocus students’ attention on what initially drew them to the law
3. Remind students of the nobler aspects of legal practice that sometimes get overlooked

Details:  Applicants should write from the heart and use plain English, and submit a minimum of a 1,000 word essay stating how attorneys make the world a safer place or post a video to your YouTube account or post on the law firm's Facebook page.

Timing: Scholarship submissions are accepted year-round and remain open until August 15th of each year.  This year's winner will be chosen and notified in the end of August.

Fee: No fee is ever charged for students to apply for these scholarships.

Additional Information: http://www.kellycanhelp.com/safety-scholarship-for-law-students

Law Office of Howard Snader $1,000 Safety Scholarship for Law Students
A variety of firms are each offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Richmond law student who submits the best essay explaining how lawyers make the world a safer place.  

We have three goals with this scholarship:
1. Help a needy law student
2. Refocus students’ attention on what initially drew them to the law
3. Remind students of the nobler aspects of legal practice that sometimes get overlooked

Details:  Applicants should write from the heart and use plain English, and submit a minimum of a 1,000 word essay stating how attorneys make the world a safer place or post a video to your YouTube account or post on the law firm's Facebook page.

Timing: Scholarship submissions are accepted year-round and remain open until August 15th of each year.  This year's winner will be chosen and notified in the end of August.

Fee: No fee is ever charged for students to apply for these scholarships.

Additional Information: http://www.snaderlawgroup.com/safety-scholarship-for-law-students

Law Office of Wallace Brylak $1,000 Safety Scholarship for Law Students
A variety of firms are each offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Richmond law student who submits the best essay explaining how lawyers make the world a safer place.  

We have three goals with this scholarship:
1. Help a needy law student
2. Refocus students’ attention on what initially drew them to the law
3. Remind students of the nobler aspects of legal practice that sometimes get overlooked

Details:  Applicants should write from the heart and use plain English, and submit a minimum of a 1,000 word essay stating how attorneys make the world a safer place or post a video to your YouTube account or post on the law firm's Facebook page.

Timing: Scholarship submissions are accepted year-round and remain open until August 15th of each year.  This year's winner will be chosen and notified in the end of August.

Fee: No fee is ever charged for students to apply for these scholarships.

Additional Information: http://www.brylaklaw.com/safety-scholarship-for-law-students

Niblock & Associates $1,000 Safety Scholarship for Law Students
A variety of firms are each offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Richmond law student who submits the best essay explaining how lawyers make the world a safer place.  

We have three goals with this scholarship:
1. Help a needy law student
2. Refocus students’ attention on what initially drew them to the law
3. Remind students of the nobler aspects of legal practice that sometimes get overlooked

Details:  Applicants should write from the heart and use plain English, and submit a minimum of a 1,000 word essay stating how attorneys make the world a safer place or post a video to your YouTube account or post on the law firm's Facebook page.

Timing: Scholarship submissions are accepted year-round and remain open until August 15th of each year.  This year's winner will be chosen and notified in the end of August.

Fee: No fee is ever charged for students to apply for these scholarships.

Additional Information: http://www.niblocklaw.com/safety-scholarship-for-law-students

Law Office of Robert Snellings $1,000 Safety Scholarship for Law Students
A variety of firms are each offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Richmond law student who submits the best essay explaining how lawyers make the world a safer place.  

We have three goals with this scholarship:
1. Help a needy law student
2. Refocus students’ attention on what initially drew them to the law
3. Remind students of the nobler aspects of legal practice that sometimes get overlooked

Details:  Applicants should write from the heart and use plain English, and submit a minimum of a 1,000 word essay stating how attorneys make the world a safer place or post a video to your YouTube account or post on the law firm's Facebook page.

Timing: Scholarship submissions are accepted year-round and remain open until August 15th of each year.  This year's winner will be chosen and notified in the end of August.

Fee: No fee is ever charged for students to apply for these scholarships.

Additional Information: http://www.snellingslawllc.com/safety-scholarship-for-law-students

Law Office of Phillip Lemmons $1,000 Safety Scholarship for Law Students
A variety of firms are each offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Richmond law student who submits the best essay explaining how lawyers make the world a safer place.  

We have three goals with this scholarship:
1. Help a needy law student
2. Refocus students’ attention on what initially drew them to the law
3. Remind students of the nobler aspects of legal practice that sometimes get overlooked

Details:  Applicants should write from the heart and use plain English, and submit a minimum of a 1,000 word essay stating how attorneys make the world a safer place or post a video to your YouTube account or post on the law firm's Facebook page.

Timing: Scholarship submissions are accepted year-round and remain open until August 15th of each year.  This year's winner will be chosen and notified in the end of August.

Fee: No fee is ever charged for students to apply for these scholarships.

Additional Information: http://www.thelegacylawyers.com/safety-scholarship-for-law-students

Law Office of Andres Mejer $1,000 Safety Scholarship for Law Students
A variety of firms are each offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Richmond law student who submits the best essay explaining how lawyers make the world a safer place.  

We have three goals with this scholarship:
1. Help a needy law student
2. Refocus students’ attention on what initially drew them to the law
3. Remind students of the nobler aspects of legal practice that sometimes get overlooked

Details:  Applicants should write from the heart and use plain English, and submit a minimum of a 1,000 word essay stating how attorneys make the world a safer place or post a video to your YouTube account or post on the law firm's Facebook page.

Timing: Scholarship submissions are accepted year-round and remain open until August 15th of each year.  This year's winner will be chosen and notified in the end of August.

Fee: No fee is ever charged for students to apply for these scholarships.

Additional Information: http://www.andresmejerlaw.com/safety-scholarship-for-law-students

Law Office of J. Price McNamara $1,000 Safety Scholarship for Law Students
A variety of firms are each offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Richmond law student who submits the best essay explaining how lawyers make the world a safer place.  

We have three goals with this scholarship:
1. Help a needy law student
2. Refocus students’ attention on what initially drew them to the law
3. Remind students of the nobler aspects of legal practice that sometimes get overlooked

Details:  Applicants should write from the heart and use plain English, and submit a minimum of a 1,000 word essay stating how attorneys make the world a safer place or post a video to your YouTube account or post on the law firm's Facebook page.

Timing: Scholarship submissions are accepted year-round and remain open until August 15th of each year.  This year's winner will be chosen and notified in the end of August.

Fee: No fee is ever charged for students to apply for these scholarships.

Additional Information: http://www.jpricemcnamara.com/safety-scholarship-for-law-students

Law Office of Craig Drummond $1,000 Safety Scholarship for Law Students
A variety of firms are each offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Richmond law student who submits the best essay explaining how lawyers make the world a safer place.  

We have three goals with this scholarship:
1. Help a needy law student
2. Refocus students’ attention on what initially drew them to the law
3. Remind students of the nobler aspects of legal practice that sometimes get overlooked

Details:  Applicants should write from the heart and use plain English, and submit a minimum of a 1,000 word essay stating how attorneys make the world a safer place or post a video to your YouTube account or post on the law firm's Facebook page.

Timing: Scholarship submissions are accepted year-round and remain open until August 15th of each year.  This year's winner will be chosen and notified in the end of August.

Fee: No fee is ever charged for students to apply for these scholarships.

Additional Information: http://www.drummondfirm.com/safety-scholarship-for-law-students

Girling Law, PLLC $1,000 Safety Scholarship for Law Students
A variety of firms are each offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Richmond law student who submits the best essay explaining how lawyers make the world a safer place.  

We have three goals with this scholarship:
1. Help a needy law student
2. Refocus students’ attention on what initially drew them to the law
3. Remind students of the nobler aspects of legal practice that sometimes get overlooked

Details:  Applicants should write from the heart and use plain English, and submit a minimum of a 1,000 word essay stating how attorneys make the world a safer place or post a video to your YouTube account or post on the law firm's Facebook page.

Timing: Scholarship submissions are accepted year-round and remain open until August 15th of each year.  This year's winner will be chosen and notified in the end of August.

Fee: No fee is ever charged for students to apply for these scholarships.

Additional Information: http://www.girlinglaw.com/safety-scholarship-for-law-students

Robert M. Helfend $500 Law School Scholarship

Los Angeles criminal defense attorney Robert M. Helfend is offering a $500 scholarship to one law school student in the United States.

Robert attended the University of California-Berkeley as an undergraduate and completed his law degree at the Pepperdine University School of Law. He has practiced as a criminal defense attorney exclusively since 1984, respresenting a range of clients in more than three decades in the courtroom, and he values the selflessness, hard work and dedication it requires to pursue a career in criminal defense. He would like to reward law school students pursuing a career in criminal defense.

The scholarship is based on an essay, which should be no longer than 800 words.

Requirements:

Only those that follow all requirements listed below will be considered. To be eligible for the Robert M. Helfend Law School Scholarship, applicants must be currently enrolled in law school or currently enrolled in their undergraduate with the intent to pursue law school post graduation. Only full-time students are eligible to receive the Robert M. Helfend Law School Scholarship. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Only applications received by December 31, 2016 with submitted documents will be reviewed. The winner will be notified by email the following month.

Additional Information: http://www.robertmhelfend.com/law-school-scholarship/
Anton Legal Group $500 Scholarship

David Anton is sponsoring a scholarship program for Fall semester 2017. Students focused on undergraduate pre law studies or first-year law students are eligible to apply. Intended to help defray the cost of their education, this $500 scholarship award will be given to a student who plans to become a lawyer. The student must be a U.S. citizen or authorized to work in the U.S., accepted and attending school in the Fall of 2017 and must have at least a 3.0 GPA in order to be considered.

Requirements:

Applicants must submit the following by August 15th, 2017

  • Completed resume
  • Transcripts
  • Acceptance letter from a school / law school
  • Copy of their birth certificate or permanent residency card
  • Essay of 1 – 3 pages covering a topic that relates to the area of law you wish to practice

Additional Information: http://www.davidanton.com/scholarship-application/

Fleming's Fundamentals of Law Scholarship

Fleming's Fundamentals of Law would like to offer a scholarship for current university students and law students who are attending university in 2017. Fleming's is the only law school resource provider that staffs attorney readers who, through personal feedback recorded on CD or Dropbox, evaluate your legal and analytical writing skills for every essay exam answer you submit. 

Please attach the following for the Fleming's Fundamentals of Law Scholarship 2017:

  • Copy of resume including current GPA
  • 1,000 – word essay about your experience with the law and how you would like to make a difference in society with your law degree
  • Which law university you are currently attending

The scholarship deadline is June 1 , 2017, and the winner of the Fleming's Fundamentals Scholarship' will be announced on our website on August 1, 2017. The winning applicant will be awarded a free bar preperation course for Fleming's Fundamentals of Law for the 2017 Fall semester.

Additional Information: http://www.lawprepare.com/why-flemings/law-scholarship/

Gurovich, Berk & Associates $500 Scholarship

Gurovich, Berk & Associates is happy to announce that we will be offering a $500 scholarship to one pre law undergraduate or first year law student. This will be our 2nd annual scholarship to help support students with aiding in costly educational expenses.

Eligibility

In order to be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Enrolled in college or law school courses in Fall of 2017
  • Proven academic achievement, as evidenced by a GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • Accepted into a pre law undergraduate program, or a law school in the U.S.
  • Born in the U.S., or be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Requirements:

To apply for the scholarships, students should submit:

  • A resume that includes community involvement activities
  • An essay relating to their chosen area of law, one to three pages in length
  • Transcripts from their high school or college
  • A complete copy of school transcripts
  • A letter of acceptance showing where they plan to attend school in Fall 2017
  • Proof of legal residency, preferably a birth certificate, passport or permanent resident card. Social Security Cards will not be accepted.

Additional Information: http://www.gbcriminallaw.com/scholarship-application/

Emily Woodward $2,000 Scholarship

In order to participate in the “Emily Woodward Scholarship” contest, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be 18 years old or older.
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary educational institution by the time the winner of the annual scholarship is announced.
  • Must have cumulative grade point average (GPA) 3.0 or higher.
  • Must provide your essay by the deadline 31 May 2017.
  • The winner will be chosen on 31 July 2017

All essay submissions should be sent to: scholarship@realmoney.co.uk

Additional Information: http://www.realmoney.co.uk/scholarship/

Weiss & Paarz $1,000 Scholarship

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

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

Additional Information: http://www.weisspaarz.com/the-2017-weiss-paarz-annual-law-scholarship/

Cogniizant Transformation Young Entrepreneur Scholarship

Cogniizant Transformation is a leading transformational solutions organization based in India. We provide hosts of personal breakthrough and learning solutions like, Fire Walk, Relationship Mastery, Communication skills training etc.

We work with individuals, groups and corporate, alike. Our main aim is helping individuals and teams realize and achieve their full potential and grow to reach greater heights.

Cogniizant Transformations has been founded by Harrish Sairaman, who is a leading transformational and motivational speaker and coach. At Cogniizant we have worked with various entrepreneurs and believe that they have the potential to bring about changes that can transform the face of this earth.

Cogniizant believes in the power and potential of entrepreneurs, and we would like to support the budding entrepreneurs by providing them a leg up on their entrepreneurial journey.

To do so we have started $1000 Cogniizant Young Entrepreneur Scholarship, this is open to budding entrepreneurs across the world.

Students can participate in two ways:

Option 1: Write a 1000 words essay on any aspect of Entrepreneurship

OR

Option 2: Create a 5-7 min video on any aspect of Entrepreneurship

Students can talk/write about any aspect of entrepreneurship ranging from problems faced by an entrepreneur to why they want to be a entrepreneur or how they feel a entrepreneur can contribute to this society. Submissions can be on any topic, so long as it pertains to entrepreneurs.

NOTE: Students should not submit their Entrepreneurial ideas, these ideas are intellectual property of the students and we do not wish to encroach on it in any way. Any submissions containing entrepreneurial ideas by students will be rejected on the onset.

Judging Criteria: Applications will be judged on Creativity & Originality

Additional Information: http://www.harrishsairaman.com/#scholarship

Meldon Law $1,000 Scholarship

College can be expensive, and students are very often ending up with tens of thousands of dollars of student loan debts that can follow them around for years. For this reason, Meldon Law is pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship to the winner of our annual College Scholarship Essay Contest. In order to participate, applicants must be planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or university in the fall of 2017 and follow the procedure set forth at the website.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their responses in Microsoft Word document format as an attachment to meldonlawscholarship@gmail.com by January 20, 2017, with the following information in the body of the email:

  • Your name and address
  • The school you plan on attending in the fall of 2017
  • Your major
  • If you are under 18 years old, contact information for your parent(s) or legal guardian
  • Once the application deadline has passed, the essays will be reviewed and judged based on the following criteria:
  • Responsiveness to the question
  • Grammar and style
  • Thoughtfulness and originality
  • The persuasiveness of the arguments presented

A final decision will be made on or around January 27, 2017, and the winner will be notified via email.

Additional Information: http://www.meldonlaw.com/scholarship

Kestenbaum Law Group $500 Scholarship
Kestenbaum Law group, APC, Van Nuys, CA has just announced an annual student scholarship program,and the winning applicant will receive $500 to help with their costs of education.
This scholarshi p opportunity is open to undergraduate, graduate, and community college students,as well as incoming college freshman. The eligibility and selection criteria, in addition to the application enquirements, instructions and deadline are available on the Kestenbaum Law group, APC student scholarship program page.
Abels & Annes $1,000 Scholarship

The offices of Abels & Annes Law Firm are proud to announce two yearly $1,000 college scholarships to the winners of an essay-writing project. Our attorneys will select two winners, one undergraduate student and one law student. In order to participate in the contest, applicants must submit a 1,000 word essay on one or more of the listed topics/issues as an attachment to info@abelsannes.com by December 15th, 2016.

Additional Information: https://www.daveabels.com/scholarship

Investment Zen $1,000 Scholarship

Investment Zen is offering a $1000 scholarship, open to any full-time student enrolled at an accredited university. Applicants just need to write a 1500 word essay about one of the following three topics:

  • How are you managing your money in college to prepare for a bright financial future?
  • What financial challenges have you overcome in your life? What lesson(s) did they teach you?
  • What are the most common financial pitfalls you see your peers making, and what advice do you have for them?

Entries are due by April 1, 2017 at 11:59pm GMT and the winner will be notified by June 15, 2017.

Additional Information: http://www.investmentzen.com/scholarship

The Zeiger Firm's $1000 Scholarship

After having great success with our last scholarship campaign, we are excited to announce that we are once again offering the $1,000 essay scholarship contest! Alyson Smart won our last scholarship and we are looking for a new winner for this upcoming semester! 

The Zeiger Firm  is proud to offer this opportunity to individuals who are currently attending or planning on attending college or graduate school in the near future. The winner will be determined through an essay contest which should include originality, quality writing, and responsiveness to the contest topic. The deadline for entries is August 15, 2016.

Additional Information: http://brianzeiger.com/scholarship/

Minnesota Truck Accident Lawyers $1,000 Scholarship

The lawyers at Minnesota Truck Accident Lawyers, understand what the costs are in getting a good education. This is why we are very proud to announce a yearly $1000 college scholarship to the winner of an essay-writing project. Essays must be received by 5/10/17 9am PST.

Each and every student of any course of study at a college of their choice is encouraged to apply.

Additional Information: http://thetruckinglawyers.com/scholarship

CG Trader $2,000 Scholarship

Backed by Intel Capital, CGTrader is one of the world's leading 3D model platforms.  

Each semester our company challenges students to dig into the field of technology by writing various essays on how innovative technologies are transforming our lives. For the folowing Spring semester the topic is: “The future of technology in education".  The best submission will be awarded $2,000 while the two runners-up will receive $500 each.

Additional Information: https://www.cgtrader.com/scholarships