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.

Application Deadline:
April 17

Some application deadlines have not yet been announced. In those cases, the dates posted are based on the scholarship provider’s most recent information. Please confirm each deadline via the provider’s website.

Eligibility Requirements:

Entering 1L law student

Member of an underrepresented racial and/or ethnic minority

Minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale

Demonstrated financial need and community service

Award Description:

Grants 10 - 20 incoming diverse law students with $15,000 of financial aid over their three years in law school.