Scholarship Listings

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: February 20, 2018

Name Deadline Award Actions
Sidney B. Williams Jr. Scholarship Intellectual Property Law Scholarship


A demonstrated commitment to developing a career in intellectual property law.
Academic performance at the undergraduate, graduate and law school levels (if applicable).
Financial Need.
General factors such as leadership skills, community activities or special accomplishments

Scholarship offered by: The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

March 16, 2018 ( in 19 days) $10,000
ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund

Scholarship offered by: American Bar Association

April 6, 2018 ( in 1 month, 9 days) $5,000
George H. Nofer Scholarship

Candidates: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

The George H. Nofer Scholarship is available each year to provide three $5,000 awards to students who are deaf or hard of hearing, can hear and talk, and are pursuing a full-time graduate education in law or public administration.

Scholarship offered by:Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

April 15, 2018 ( in 1 month, 18 days) $5,000
Oregon, Dwyer Williams Dretke scholarship opportunity for students attending school fall of 2018

Candidates: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

• Recipient is a U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the United States
• Recipient is accepted, and will be attending their first year of law school in the fall of 2018
• Academic achievement as reflected by an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA
• Recipient must have received a bachelor’s degree from an accredited undergraduate college

Scholarship offered by:Oregon, Dwyer Williams Dretke Attorneys, PC

July 1, 2018 ( in 4 months, 4 days) $1,000
The Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., Excellence in Ethics Scholarship


• All applicants must submit a 1,000 word or more essay. The Texas State Bar for attorneys (as well as other state bar organization) highly encourages attorneys to perform pro-bono work. The essay should focus on the importance of providing free legal services to those who cannot afford it, and why this is beneficial to the community at large and to the legal system as a whole.
• Requirements: Be a lawful U.S. permanent resident or citizen. Be currently enrolled in or accepted to a US law school. Have a current high school or college minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Submit a completed essay discussing the important of pro-bono legal work. Submit a completed application.

Scholarship offered by: Simmons and Fletcher, P.C.

July 1, 2018 ( in 4 months, 4 days) $1,000 & $500
Chapman Albin Scholarship for Law Students

Candidates: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Law student planning on attending, accepted to attend, or currently attending an accredited law school in the U.S.
U.S. citizen 18 years or older.
Applicants may not be current or past employees of ChapmanAlbin or be directly related to a current employee

Scholarship offered by:Chapman Albin

July 15, 2018 ( in 4 months, 18 days) $1,000


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