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.
MAX Scholarships, Winter
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Arent Fox Diversity Scholarship
The goal of this scholarship is part of the firm's efforts to increase diversity as well as increase diversity in the legal profession.
Jonathan Lax Scholarship Fund for Gay Men
The Jonathan Lax Scholarship Fund for Gay Men was established for the purpose of encouraging gay men to obtain additional education; to aspire to positions in which they contribute to society; to be out about their sexual orientation; and to act as role models for other gay men with similar potential.
P.J.C. Lindfors Legal Studies Fund
Pertti Lindfors, a Finnish-American attorney in San Francisco, established this scholarship to encourage cross-cultural study and understanding by law students in Finland and the U.S.
LimNexus Foundation Scholarship
Deserving law students and recent law graduates with demonstrated commitment to community service, including but not limited to serving the Japanese American community and desire to practice law in the Southern California area.
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Academic Scholarship
This education trust scholarship is geared to provide support to Jewish students, born and raised in the Chicago Metropolitan area. The trust's mission is to actively promote excellence in legal education and to encourage the most scholastically qualified students to remain or return to Chicago area to practice law. Merit, career promise, and financial need will be taken into consideration. Interview is required.
William A. McClain Scholarship
The Black Lawyers Association is dedicated to promoting equity in the legal profession and the justice system and offers this scholarship in recognition of the many firsts of the Honorable William A. McClain.
Shanda L. Spurlock Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was created in recognition of an active and beloved member of the Cincinnati Legal Community.
American Samoa Bar Association (ASBA) Legal Education Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to promote the Bar Association's efforts to promote the legal profession in the territory and to help home-grown students become licensed attorneys.
Mexican American Bar Foundation Scholarship
Financial assistance to men and women of Chicano and Latino heritage who intend to pursue careers in the law and are law students attending ABA-accredited law schools in Los Angeles County, including Loyola, Pepperdine, Southwestern, UCLA, and USC.
Mexican American Bar Foundation Bar Stipend
This foundation bar study award is dedicated to providing financial assistance to students of Latino heritage who intend to pursue careers in the law.
Blank Rome Diversity Scholars Program
This scholarship was established to attract outstanding diverse law students committed to promoting diversity to the legal community at large.
Jewish Scholarship Service of Greater Pittsburgh
This organization's scholarships are directed at local Jewish students enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education. Several scholarships are available. Demonstrated financial need and asset caps will be taken into consideration.
Lowenstein Sandler Scholars Program
A 1L law student will be selected for an internship and must demonstrate an awareness of the importance of promoting diversity as a result of their life experiences, demonstrated interests, background, personal attributes or characteristics.
This scholarship recognizes those who are active in the APIQWTC community in pursuit of technical/professional training or higher education and encourages future leaders.
Melmed Law Group Scholarship
Students who have completed at least one year of college or university, or who are currently law students may apply for a one-time, monetary scholarship award that is to be used for academic purposes to pay for school tuition, room-and-board, or other school-related expenses.
Pi Gamma Mu Scholarship
Pi Gamma Mu, the International Honor Society in Social Sciences, awards several named/endowed scholarships.
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.
San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association (SFLRLA) Public Interest Scholarship
Annually provides financial assistance for up to five law students with significant financial need who are working with Bay-Area community-based legal service providers to enhance the delivery of legal services to the Latino community. These scholarships are designed to fund summer employment.
American Council for the Blind Scholarship Program
These scholarships are designed to help legally blind students with post-secondary education financial needs such as tuition, fees, room and board and other additional costs associated with adaptive technology.
Levin Firm Scholarship
At The Levin Firm we understand that school can be a significant expense and know how hard it can be for students and their families to make ends meet. In an effort to make things a little easier for students and their families, we are pleased to be offering a bi-yearly scholarship to individuals who are currently attending or planning on attending an accredited U.S. college or graduate school in the near future.
Otto M. Stanfield Law Scholarship
The Otto M. Stanfield Law Scholarship was established by Marion Barr Stanfield in memory of her husband.
American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) and American Council of the Blind (ACB) Scholarships
Various scholarships are available to students who are visually impaired to help with post-secondary education financial needs such as tuition, fees, room and board, and other additional costs associated with adaptive technology.
American Historical Association Littleton-Griswold Research Grant
This scholarship is for the purpose of research in U.S. legal history and in the general field of law and society.
Armstrong County Bar Association Scholarship
Serving the heart of Western Pennsylvania, this scholarship is for residents enrolled to attend or already attending an accredited law school in the U.S.
Finnegan Diversity Scholarship
The Finnegan Diversity Scholarship provides financial support to qualified diverse students who demonstrate a commitment to pursuing a career in intellectual property law and provides a summer position for rising 2Ls.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarship
The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a university degree. It is open to graduate students in any field of study as well as undergraduate students, community college students transferring to a four-year university, and high school seniors.
J.L. Weigand, Jr. Legal Education Trust Scholarship
This education trust scholarship is geared to provide support in a variety of ways to the best Kansas law students. The trust's mission is to actively promote excellence in legal education and to encourage the most scholastically qualified students to remain or return to Kansas to practice law. To be used at University of Notre Dame Law School, Washburn University School of Law or University of Kansas School of Law.
Sarah T. Hughes Diversity Scholarship
To increase diversity of the legal community in Dallas and help to create a cycle of success in the community.
Public Interest Bar Exam Scholarship
Graduating law students planning on public interest law careers may apply to help pay the costs associated with taking the California Bar Exam.
California Change Lawyers 3L Diversity Scholarships
This scholarship is intended to support diverse third-year law students who will be sitting for the California Bar Exam. Scholarship is intended to cover the cost of bar preparation courses and bar exam related costs.
Alexander G. Gray, Jr., Scholarship Award
The scholarship will be awarded to one current second, third or fourth-year law student to defray the costs associated with law school, such as tuition, fees, books, and similar school-related expenses.
Bar Study Scholarship
The goal of the scholarship is to promote the CFAWL mission. The scholarship is meant to help the recipient while they study for the Florida Bar Exam. It is made possible through the generous donations of CFAWL members, friends, and CFAWL fundraising efforts.
National Bar Association Corporate Law Section: Gateway to Success Scholarship
The NBA Gateway to Success Scholarship Award serves to facilitate and encourage minorities to enter the legal profession by assisting minority students to meet the challenges and financial burdens of college and law school.
Hatton W. Sumners Scholarship
The Hatton W. Sumners scholarships at the Oklahoma City University School of Law and Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law provide full tuition and fees, a book allowance, and a living allowance. This three-year scholarship requires, among other things, that the recipients rank in the top one-third of their class on an annual basis. Five to six new Scholars are selected at each law school each year.
Agnes B. McGirth Scholarship
The Black Women Lawyers’ Association Scholarship Fund (BWLA-SF) endeavors to encourage African-American women in the law through support in their legal education and to promote diversity in the legal profession.
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
Scholarship intended for law students currently enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. law school, with demonstrated commitment to advancing Latino civil rights in their careers.
Goodwin's 2L Diversity Fellowship Program
The Goodwin 2L Diversity Fellowships provide second-year law students from underrepresented backgrounds with awards to help cover expenses for their third year of law school. The award is contingent on the student accepting an offer to join Goodwin’s summer associate program and on accepting an offer, if extended, to join the firm as a full-time associate. The award will be paid out upon completion of the summer program.
Goodwin Proctor 1L Diversity Fellowship
The Goodwin 1L Diversity Fellowships provide first-year law students from underrepresented backgrounds with awards to help cover expenses while working in a public interest law position during the summer after their first year of law school
Fair Divorce Legislation Scholarship
This scholarship gives students the opportunity to express their thoughts on divorce legislation.
Justice Samuel Anthony Alito, Jr. Scholarship
This association scholarship is awarded to a law student of Italian descent. Merit, but not financial need will be considered.
Native Bar Review Scholarship
The annual National Native American Bar Association Foundation scholarship offers Native law students financial assistance with bar exam preparation.
WX Scholarship Program
Scholarships are awarded on an annual basis to students studying real estate and related subjects (architecture, law, engineering, etc.) at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Participating schools include: Columbia, NYU, Baruch, Penn, CCNY, Lehigh, Yale, Harvard, Cornell, MIT and New York Law School.
Underrepresented and Oppressed Law Student Scholarship
In an effort to combat this issue and promote minority participation in law, the attorneys at Nicol Gersch Petterson will award the winner of this scholarship.
National Italian American Bar Association NIABA & Sons of Italy Foundation Scholarship
The Sons of Italy Foundation has offered up to 12 merit-based scholarships (National Leadership Grants) in a nationwide competition. Please note the $35 application fee.
Pat Tillman Scholarship
The Tillman Scholar program is the premier academic fellowship for military service members, veterans and spouses.
Price Benowitz Social Justice Scholarship
This scholarship is for individuals who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to social justice and community outreach. Available to students pursuing college or advanced degrees of all types with a minimum GPA of 3.0, this scholarship seeks to raise awareness about the challenges individuals with disabilities have to meet and overcome each day.
Defending Yourself Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who best shares their story about a time they defended themselves and what prepared them to do so.
Divorce Stigma Scholarship
This scholarship is designed to let students share their experience with divorce and how it differed from the negative stigma that surrounds divorce today.