Scholarships Awarded by the School of Law

  • The E. Ballard Baker Scholarship - established by alumni and friends in memory of Judge E. Ballard Baker, an alumnus of Richmond College and the law school, who was a widely respected jurist and the first chief judge of the Court of Appeals of Virginia.
  • The Marilyn L. Barnes Memorial Scholarship - established in 1999 by Timothy L. Barnes, a member of the Class of 1978, and Jefferson T. Barnes, a member of the Class of 1987, in memory of their mother.
  • The Elio J. Nannini / M. Ray Doubles Scholarship - established in 1999 by Elio J. Nannini, a member of the Class of 1940, in honor of the University and in memory of Dean Doubles.
  • The Law School Class of 1972 Scholarship - established by members of the Class of 1972.
  • The Mary Russell and James H. Barnett Jr. Memorial Scholarship - funded by alumni and friends in memory of Mary Russell and James H. Burnett, Jr. Barnett was a distinguished teacher and scholar who served the law school for nearly half a century.
  • The W. Richard Broaddus Jr. Scholarship - established as a result of a generous bequest by W. Richard Broaddus Jr., a member of the Class of 1921.
  • The Thomas P. Bryan Jr. Memorial Scholarship - established by the Windsor Foundation in memory of Thomas P. Bryan, one of its trustees, and a member of the Class of 1947.
  • The Cantor and Cantor Scholarship - established by the Richmond firm of Cantor and Cantor.
  • The Fred A. Crowder Memorial Scholarship - established by Mrs. Fred A. Crowder and daughters. Crowder was a member of the Class of 1949.
  • The William S. Cudlipp Jr. Scholarship - established in 1996 by William S. Cudlipp Jr., a 1931 graduate of the law school and a member of its adjunct faculty for many years.
  • The John N. Dalton Memorial Scholarship - established by the University's Board of Trustees in memory of their former colleague, John N. Dalton, who served as the governor of Virginia.
  • The Carle E. Davis Scholarship - established by his friends in honor of Carle E. Davis, a long-time member of the law school faculty, secretary of the University Board of Trustees, alumnus, and prominent attorney.
  • The Jean G. and Joseph B. Dickerson Scholarship - established in 1997 through the estate of Joseph B. Dickerson, a 1932 graduate of the law school. Dickerson had a long career with the Federal Bureau of Investigations.
  • The M. Ray Doubles Scholarship - established in honor of M. Ray Doubles, former dean and faculty member of the University of Richmond School of Law, who faithfully served the law school as an able administrator and prominent scholar and spent many years as a respected jurist.
  • The Thomas A. Edmonds Scholarship - established by members of the Alumni Association and others in honor of Thomas A. Edmonds, a former dean of the law school.
  • The William Meade Fletcher and James W. Fletcher Memorial Scholarship - established by James W. Fletcher in memory of his father, William Meade Fletcher, author of the highly respected treatise on corporate law, Cyclopedia of Law of Private Corporations.
  • The Barry N. Frank Scholarship - established by Mrs. Honey H. Frank in honor of her son Barry, a member of the Class of 1977.
  • The Warren B. "Chip" French, III Scholarship - established by the Student Bar Association in memory of Warren B. "Chip" French III, a member of the Class of 1981.
  • The Ralph M. Goldstein Law Scholarship - established in 1995 by Ralph M. Goldstein, a 1964 graduate of the law school and his son, Irving B. (Chip) Goldstein, a 1994 graduate of the law school, both of whom practice law in a firm in Newport News, Va.
  • The Virgil R. Goode and Mildred E. Goode Scholarship - established in 1993 through the estate of Mildred E. Goode for students demonstrating financial need.
  • The Charles T. Gray Scholarship - established by the Honorable Frederick T. Gray in memory of his brother.
  • The Edward W. Hudgins Memorial Scholarship - established in 1976 by Edward M. Hudgins in memory of his father, an alumnus of the law school and a trustee of the University of Richmond, who was chief justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia from 1947 to 1958.
  • The Jeffries Scholarship - Marshall Jeffries House (L'84) established this scholarship in honor of his late maternal grandparents, E.W. and Virginia G. Jeffries.
  • The Nina R. Kestin Scholarship - established by her family, colleagues, and friends in memory of Nina R. "Ricki" Kestin, a respected member of the law school faculty from 1976 to 1989.
  • The Harry L. Lantz Scholarship - established by Harry L. Lantz, a member of the Class of 1943.
  • The Law School Class of 1958 Scholarship - established by members of the Class of 1958.
  • The G.E. Financial Assurance Scholarship - established in 1972, this scholarship is provided through the benevolence of the Life Insurance Company of Virginia.
  • The Mary Corling McCrea Scholarship - established by McCrea Foundation in memory of its benefactor, Mary Corling McCrea.
  • The McGuire Woods Scholarship - an annual scholarship award is made possible through an endowment given by the Richmond law firm of McGuire Woods, LLP.
  • The William T. Muse Memorial Scholarship - established in memory of William T. Muse, a distinguished member of the law faculty and dean for 24 years.
  • The Elis Olsson Memorial Foundation Scholarship - established to assist worthy students to obtain their legal education.
  • The Thomas P. Parsley Memorial Scholarship - established by his wife in memory of Thomas P. Parsley, a member of the Class of 1929.
  • The E.R. Patterson Scholarship - established by E.R. Patterson, founder and former president of Richmond Tire & Rubber Co.
  • The Carl R. Pigeon Scholarship - established in 1997 by Mrs. Gail Pigeon in memory of her husband, Carl, a 1965 graduate of the law school and former attorney in Hopewell, Va.
  • The Theodora A. Randolph Scholarship - established by Mrs. Randolph to assist worthy students in the pursuit of their legal education.
  • The James D. Rowe Memorial Scholarship - established by his friends in memory of James D. Rowe, a member of the Class of 1955.
  • The Charles E. Schelin Scholarship - established by Mrs. Charles E. Schelin in memory of her husband, a member of the Class of 1972.
  • The Sheppard Endowment Scholarship - established by an anonymous alumnus and the Lawrence B. Sheppard Foundation.
  • The J. Westwood Smithers Scholarship - established by his family and friends in memory of J. Westwood Smithers, a long-time member of the law school faculty.
  • The Harold F. Snead Memorial Scholarship - established in memory of Harold E. Snead, the former chief justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia and a member of the Class of 1929.
  • The Beecher E. Stallard Scholarship - established to honor Beecher E. Stallard, a 1931 graduate of the University of Richmond School of Law and former member of the Virginia House of Delegates.
  • The Sturgill & Sturgill Scholarship - endowed by the firm of Sturgill & Sturgill in Norton, Va., to assist students from southwest Virginia.
  • Jean Morris Tarpley Scholarship - established by the Class of 1957 and added to throughout the years by many of her admirers, in honor of Jean Morris Tarpley, the law school's former director of admissions.
  • The Elizabeth N. Tompkins Memorial Scholarship - established by Westhampton College alumnae in memory of Elizabeth N. Tompkins, to be awarded to an entering law student who is a graduate of Westhampton College.
  • The W. Marshall Tuck Scholarship - established by Peggy Tuck Marr and her children in honor of her husband and their father, W. Marshall Tuck, a member of the Class of 1967.
  • The Varoutsos Scholarship - established in 2002 by the Honorable George (R'70, L'73) and Sandra Varoutsos, to be given to a deserving student who attended both the University of Richmond for undergraduate work and law school.
  • The Virginia District Court Judges' Scholarship - established by the law school's alumni who are Virginia District Court judges.
  • The Willard I. Walker Scholarship - established by students, alumni and friends in memory of Judge Willard I. Walker, a prominent member of the Richmond bench, and an instructor of trial advocacy at the law school.
  • The Archie O. Wells Scholarship - established in 2000 by Marjorie Wells in memory of her husband, Archie Wells, a respected Richmond area attorney and a member of the Class of 1950.
  • The A.D. Williams Law Scholarships - awarded to entering or returning students of unusual ability.

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