Earl Warren Scholarship
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
The Earl Warren Scholarship is awarded annually to rising law students whose commitment to racial justice reveals outstanding potential for training as civil rights and public interest attorneys. Eligible law students include those entering their first or second year of full-time legal study at an accredited law school.
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.
Law students entering their first or second year of full-time legal study at an accredited law school
Record of strong academic performance
Demonstrated and ongoing commitment to racial justice and civil rights
Demonstrated financial need
$15,000 per year for three years (as long as scholars remain in good academic standing and continue to meet the scholarship criteria) for a total of $45,000.