A scholarship can make all the difference.
A scholarship can make all the difference.
Search over 800 carefully curated and vetted scholarship opportunities and writing competitions — totaling more than $3 million in aid.
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Law Scholarship Program
Since 2009, ISF has funded American Muslim scholars studying and working in fields with the greatest impact on public opinion and policy, including law, legal studies, and human rights. Law scholarships range from $5,000-10,000. Our goal: to improve negative portrayals of Muslims in the news, increase the number of Muslim policymakers, and invest in the creation of positive and engaging stories about American Muslims.
Sarita and Claire Wright Lucas Foundation Bar Prep Scholarship
The SCWLF awards $5,000 scholarships to African-American female law students who have committed to careers as prosecutors. For these future prosecutors the Scholarship program covers the cost of the bar application and preparation up to $5,000. The Scholarship program also offers a $5,000 incentive for scholarship recipients who secure employment as prosecutors.
Sidney B. Williams, Jr. Scholar Program
Scholarships are awarded to students who are members of underrepresented racial and ethnic groups and who are exploring a career in IP law. Scholars engage with experts and leaders in the patent law field during the law school admissions process and throughout their law school experience.
MAX Scholarships, April
MAX by AccessLex offers scholarship incentives to help you maintain motivation and momentum as you progress through our personal finance curriculum, developed exclusively just for law students like you. Complete MAX activities to be automatically entered into our drawings throughout the year and win up to $40,000!
Janie Shores Scholarship
This foundation scholarship is directed at the next generation of women lawyers by supporting outstanding female Alabama residents in achieving their educational goals. Scholarship is both merit and financial need based.
George A. Straight Minority Scholarship
This award is provided annually in honor of George A. Strait, an exceptional law librarian and life-long member of the American Association of Law Librarians.
LexisNexis John R. Johnson Memorial Scholarship
Scholarships are available to assist individuals studying to become law librarians and who intend to have a career in legal information.
ARS Lazarian Graduate Scholarship
Provides graduate students of Armenian descent a scholarship opportunity to further their educational goals.
StephenBabcock.com Annual Law Student Scholarship
The StephenBabcock.com Annual Law Student Scholarship is part of our commitment to helping defray the costs of obtaining their legal education for those who demonstrate high academic achievement, exceptional leadership qualities and involvement with community service.
Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. Need-based scholarships are awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level.
Jose Marti Scholarship Challenge Grant Fund
This state scholarship is directed at students of Hispanic origin who will attend Florida public or eligible private institutions. Merit and demonstrated financial need will be taken into consideration.
Continuing Education and Job Training Program (Casey Foundation)
To assist students who have received foster care, guardianship, adoption, or Continuing Education and Job Training from the Casey Family Programs in certain states, this scholarship will assist students attending college or graduate school.
Dr. Nicholas Padis Memorial Graduate Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to a qualifying senior undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a graduate degree full-time at an accredited university or professional school.
John S. Manos, Esq., Memorial Graduate Scholarship
This club's annual scholarship is geared toward high-achieving, community service-oriented law students of Greek heritage. Contains residency requirement, in addition to demonstration of merit and financial need.
Houston Bar Association Auxiliary Charitable Fund, Inc, Scholarship
The Houston Bar Association Auxiliary Charitable Fund awards scholarship(s) annually to deserving students at each of the Houston area law schools.
Immigrants Rising Pre-Law Fund
This diversity scholarship seeks to provide financial support to low-income immigrants planning to attend law school. In addition to financial support recipients will be connected to Immigrants Rising network of legal professionals.
Herbert Lehman Education Fund Scholarship
The Herbert Lehman Scholarship is a national, highly competitive scholarship that makes annual awards to qualified, outstanding undergraduate students. The scholarship is named after the former Governor and United States Senator from New York in recognition of his integrity, courage, and persistence on behalf of numerous civil rights causes.
PBA Environmental & Energy Law Section Minority Scholarship Fund
The PBA Environmental & Energy Law Section Minority Scholarship Fund of the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation was created to support law students enrolled in any Pennsylvania accredited law schools.
Law Student Scholarship, Ohio Women's Bar Foundation
The scholarship is awarded to a female law student in Ohio whom aspires to promote diversity and inclusion efforts in their future legal practice or brings a unique perspective to the law as a result of their diverse background or experience.
VLSP presents a scholarship each year to a deserving student based upon need, ambition and merit for the purpose of furthering his or her education in the legal field.
2023 Trans/Nonbinary Law Graduates of Color Grant Fund
The Trans/Nonbinary Law Graduates of Color Grant Fund will award three unrestricted to help offset the costs associated with the period of time between graduation and taking the Bar Exam/employment.
Houston Bar Association Real Estate Section Student Scholarship
Scholarships are available to Houston-area law students with a demonstrated interest in Real Estate Law.
Abe and Esther Hagiwara Student Aid Award
Founded to provide financial assistance to a student who otherwise would have to delay or terminate his/her education due to a lack of financing. Only applicants that exhibit severe financial need will be considered for this award.
Grace Andow Memorial Scholarship
Ms. Andow, a longtime member of the Cleveland Chapter, established this scholarship in her will. She was a wedding planner who later studied to become a legal secretary. She shared her enthusiasm and abilities with others, and volunteered almost all of her spare time with the JACL.
Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) National Scholarship Program
This national league scholarship is directed at league members entering the field of law. Applicants should be active within their communities and merit and financial need will be considered. Applicant must hold an individual or youth membership in the JACL.
Reverend H. John & Asako Yamashita Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship supports graduate studies for students concerned with education, social justice, and service to their communities.
Sho Sato Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Sho Sato, a professor of law at the University of California at Berkeley, who was one of the nation’s most prominent scholars of local governmental law, this scholarship is for law students who are members of the Japanese American Citizens League.
Thomas T. Hayashi Memorial Scholarship
Thomas Hayashi was a civil rights advocate and attorney in international law, whose philosophy was to encourage other Nikkei to enter the legal profession as a means of securing justice for the disadvantaged. This scholarship was established in his honor.
Lloyd M. Johnson Jr. Scholarship Program
This scholarship is a diversity pipeline program that seeks to nurture the academic and professional careers of outstanding law students.
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Scholarships - Han C. Choi Scholarship
The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Law Foundation has partnered with the Choi Family to create the Han C. Choi Scholarship, to honor a Trailblazer, mentor and leader, who embodies grit and courage in the face of great adversity. The Scholarship seeks to benefit a student who exhibits academic excellence, leadership, volunteerism, mentorship experience, and demonstrates an interest in AAPI civic issues.
Ramsey County Bar Foundation Scholarship
The Ramsey County Bar Foundation will award scholarships to Minnesota law students who are traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession.
LMJ Scholarship Program
The LMJ Scholarship is a program that seeks to nurture the academic and professional careers of outstanding law students from underrepresented backgrounds and will be awarded for their first year of law school.
Latina Lawyers Bar Association Bar Stipend
The stipend is intended for applicants who are a current applicant for the California Bar. Bar Stipend finalists will be contacted to set up interviews in mid-May
NYIPLEF's Diversity Scholarship
The NYIPLEF’s Annual Diversity Scholarship was established to promote diversity in IP law. The award is intended to be used by the law student for tuition and expenses related to attending law school.
Raytheon Missiles & Defense SPY-6 Scholarship
The Raytheon Missiles & Defense SPY-6 Scholarship, named for the U.S. Navy’s SPY-6 Family of Radars, provides returning sailors an opportunity to achieve educational goals and position themselves for success in civilian professions.
Franklin Jones, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
The Honorable T. John Ward American Inn of Court is proud to offer the Franklin Jones, Jr. Memorial Scholarship for law students from the Eastern District of Texas, and demonstrates commitment to assisting aspiring law students from circumstances of need become lawyers of high ethics, civility, and professionalism.
Dallas Women Lawyers Association Foundation Bar Study Scholarship
Those submitting applications are required to submit the application which includes a one-page resume, current transcript, and two letters of reference. Foundation may interview candidates.
Phillip L. Burton Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a deserving third-year law students of African/African-American descent and/or law students who possess a demonstrated commitment to improving the African-American community.
Samvid Scholars is a merit-based graduate scholarship for leaders and changemakers. Samvid Scholars was established by Samvid Ventures to invest in the graduate education of future leaders who are committed to effecting positive change in society. We are looking to build a diverse cohort of promising young changemakers.
Animal Law Scholarship
Animal Legal Defense Fund Advancement's scholarships are available to law student members based upon demonstrated commitment to Animal Legal Defense Fund’s mission, “to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system."
Marilynne Graboys Wool Scholarship
Due to the generosity of many Rhode Islanders, the Foundation is able to offer scholarships and fellowships to students from middle school to post-graduate level, from communities throughout the state, and in many different fields of study
Law Student Scholarship, Texas Tax Section
Awards for law students who demonstrate academic excellence and commitment to the study and practice of tax law in Texas.
Chief Justice Roderick Ireland Leadership and Juvenile Justice Scholarship Award
The Honorable Chief Justice Roderick L. Ireland Leadership and Juvenile Advocacy Award seeks to support the development of students who have exhibited a commitment to developing strong leadership skills and a passion for juvenile advocacy. In his honor, the MBLA established this annual award for such students who have demonstrated their commitment to juvenile justice and who have exhibited outstanding leadership.
Fletcher “Flash” Wiley MBLA Legacy Scholarship Award
The Fletcher “Flash” Wiley Award seeks to support the development of students who, like Past MBLA President Fletcher “Flash” Wiley, display academic and professional excellence, exhibit a commitment to diversity and inclusion through leadership and volunteerism, and demonstrate a conviction to “lift as they climb.”
Judge Reginald Lindsay Public Service Scholarship Award
This association scholarship is open to Black students who have overcome adversity to use their outstanding academic ability and skills in public service. Financial need is not a requirement. Interview is required and two letters of recommendation.
The Judge Albert W. Thompson, Sr., Scholarship
The Judge Albert W. Thompson, Sr. Scholarship is offered for up to two students with high character, a commitment to community service, a connection to Georgia who are entering or are currently enrolled in law school. Students committed to practicing nonprofit law or another type of public service law are encouraged to apply.
American Bar Association (ABA) Legal Opportunity Scholarship
The ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund is designed to encourage racial and ethnic minority students who are underrepresented in the legal profession to apply to law school and to provide financial assistance to ensure that these students have the opportunity to attend law school for three years.
This association scholarship is open to all first, second-, and third year women law students who have a DuPage county connection and are enrolled in an accredited law school in Illinois. Merit and financial need will be taken into consideration.
Federal Circuit Bar Association Board Scholarship
The Board Scholarship seeks to encourage law students showing financial need and demonstrating both academic excellence and outstanding leadership.