Scholarship Opportunities for Law Students
The following is not a comprehensive list, but a small sampling of scholarship offerings forwarded to the law school.
Scholarships Last Updated: August 14, 2018
Neal Davis Law Scholarship Essay Contest
To enter our scholarship essay competition, answer the following question in 500-750 words:
Is more oversight of the FISA court needed? If so, what type of oversight do you suggest?
You must be a U.S. resident or resident alien who is registered at a U.S. college or university.
Essays must be unique (not submitted elsewhere) and written by the scholarship application signator.
Judges will examine all entries received by the deadline. The winner will be selected within two weeks of the submission deadline. One winner will be awarded the scholarship amount, and notable entries may be published on the Neal Davis Law website.
Scholarship offered by: Neal Davis Law Firm
|August 24, 2018 ( in 3 days)||$1,000|
Baumgartner Law Firm Law Student Scholarship
In order to apply, applicant must be enrolled at an accredited law school in (If you have applied to law school and have not yet been accepted, you may apply but the scholarship will only be awarded to someone accepted and enrolled at an accredited Law School at the time of scholarship selection.) This scholarship will be awarded based on need and commitment to helping others.
Scholarship offered by: The Baumgartner Law Firm
|August 31, 2018 ( in 10 days)||$3,000|
Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program
To be eligible for the LMJ Scholarship, students must:
•Be accepted into an ABA-accredited U.S. law school for a full-time Juris Doctorate program.
•Have earned an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher.
•Be financially disadvantaged and have completed the FAFSA.
•Have an interest in corporate law, including an interest in working in a corporate law department and/or law firm.
•Have an interest in diversity and inclusion.
•Demonstrate community service and leadership qualities.
Scholarship offered by: The Minority Corporate Counsel Association
|August 31, 2018 ( in 10 days)||$10,000|
The 2018 Weiss & Paarz Annual National Law Scholarship
We are thrilled to announce the second year of this exciting scholarship opportunity. Scholarships will be awarded each year to the student who demonstrates all of the following qualities and characteristics:
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
Scholarship offered by: Weiss & Paarz
|September 3, 2018 ( in 13 days)||$1,000|
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Diversity Scholarship Program
To be eligible for the Diversity Scholarship, students must:
•Be attending an ABA-accredited U.S. law school in the United States
•Be second-year law students
Applicants should submit an online summer associate application including a 750 word personal statement discussing the importance of diversity in the legal profession and ways to improve it.
Scholarship offered by: The Law Firm of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
|September 15, 2018 ( in 25 days)||Up to $10,000|
Fall 2018 NW Corporate Law scholarship
2nd or 3rd year law student enrolled in an ABA-approved law school in the United States.
Have an interest in business law or entrepreneurship.
Scholarship offered by: NW Corporate Law, LLC
|October 1, 2018 ( in 1 month, 11 days)||$1,000|
Morgan & Morgan Law Firm Scholarship 2018
Students currently accepted or enrolled at a law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) or the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). Applicants cannot be related to anyone who works at Morgan & Morgan. Past scholarship awardees are not eligible to participate.
Requirements: Applicants will submit an essay addressing the following question: Discuss a cause you’re passionate about and how you would further pursue supporting it in your legal career. The essay must be between 800 and 1,000 words. Applicants must submit their applications via this form.
Scholarship Offered by: Morgan & Morgan
|December 1, 2018 ( in 3 months, 11 days)||$5000|
BerlikLaw Future Virginia Lawyer Scholarship
One scholarship of $1,500 for any current law student at an accredited law school within the United States is eligible for the Future Virginia Lawyer Scholarship, but preference is given to individuals who (a) are from Virginia, (b) received their undergraduate degrees from a Virginia college or university, and/or (c) attend law school in Virginia.
Scholarship offered by: BerlikLaw, LLC
|December 15, 2018 ( in 3 months, 25 days)||$1,500|
The Reeves Law Group Scholarship
To be eligible for our scholarship contest you must be: a legal US resident, and either a current (1) law student at an accredited U.S. law school, or (2) undergraduate student who has applied or will apply to law school. Students with full academic scholarships are not eligible to enter this contest.
Scholarship offered by: The Reeves Law Group
|December 15, 2018 ( in 3 months, 25 days)||$3,000|
GJEL Law Student Scholarship
This is an essay contest on the topic “Reasons I wanted to go to law school”. Submissions will be posted exclusively on GJEL.com website to be publicly viewed.
In order to be eligible for this award, the student must be enrolled in an accredited United States Law School by fall 2018. Students must provide a copy of a valid school-issued ID at time of their submission to prove enrollment.
Scholarship offered by: GJEL Accident Attorneys
|December 15, 2018 ( in 3 months, 25 days)||$2,000|
DDR Lawyers Legal Scholarship
Admitted law school students attending an accredited law school in the United States with a minimum of 3.5 GPA.
Applications including all supporting documents must be submitted in full, online, by December 31, 2018 in order to be considered. A winner will be announced on, or before, January 31, 2019 at which point we will arrange to have $1500 sent to the student's financial aid department to help pay for their tuition costs.
Scholarship offered by: DDR Lawyers
|December 31, 2018 ( in 4 months, 10 days)||$1500|
Simmons and Fletcher Excellence in Ethics Scholarship
All applicants must submit a 1,000 word or more essay about the following subject: The Texas State Bar for attorneys (as well as other state bar organizations) highly encourages attorneys to perform pro-bono work. Your essay should focus on the importance of providing free legal services to those who cannot afford it; as well as, why this is beneficial to the community at large and to the legal system overall.
Requirements: Be a lawful U.S. permanent resident or citizen. Be currently enrolled in or accepted to a U.S. law school. Submit a completed essay discussing the important of pro-bono legal work and proof of enrollment.
Scholarship offered by: Simmons and Fletcher, P.C.
|July 1, 2019 ( in 10 months, 11 days)||First place $1000, Second place $500|