Law scholarships

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First 10 law scholarships:
Arent Fox Annual Diversity Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$20000 scholarship and inclusion into 2017 summer associate program
Awards:
3
Deadline:
January 22
Open to second-year law students. The scholarship is part of a larger effort to increase Arent Fox's diversity and attract top lawyers from diverse backgrounds. Contact for additional eligibility requirements.
Finnegan Henderson Diversity Scholarship
 
Amount:
$15,000 and a paid summer position in one of the firm's domestic locations
Awards:
1
Deadline:
January 25th
Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school in the JD class of 2018 ( for 2016 application), must meet Finnegan's hiring criteria (a degree in life sciences/chemistry, engineering, or computer science, or substantial prior trademark experience), and must contribute to enhancing diversity. We define diversity broadly. Successful applicants have included members of racial, ethnic, disabled, and sexual orientation groups that have been historically underrepresented in the legal profession.
Contact:
Completed applications should be submitted to: Finnegan Diversity Scholarship c/o Laurie Taylor, Recruitment Manager Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, L.L.P. 901 New York Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20001-4413 Or emailed to: diversityscholarship@finnegan.com www.finnegan.com/careers/summerprogram/overview/
George A. Cavalletto Law Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Jan 31
Open to full-time law student at ABA-approved law school in California. Students must have originally graduated from a high school in Santa Barbara County, CA and plan to be a full-time law student. Personal interview will be required.
Contact:
Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara P. O. Box 3620 Santa Barbara, CA 93130 Telephone: (805) 687-6065 Fax: (805) 687-6031 Email: info@sbscholarship.org Website: www.sbscholarship.org
The Get Prepped LSAT Prep Law School Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
January 31, June 30
Merit and need based grants of up to $1000 available to students currently enrolled in a U.S. or Canadian law school. (1L, 2L, or 3L).
Contact:
Telephone: 720-494-1588 or 800-508-4473 Mail: Get Prepped, P. O. Box 2163, Longmont, CO 80502 Website: www.getprepped.com
California Bar Foundation's Rosenthal Bar Exam Scholarship
 
Amount:
All winners will receive California Bar/Bri Law Review Bar Exam review courses (valued at more than $3,500), with top winners also receiving $2,000 in cash to help defray the fees and related expenses of taking the California Bar Exam.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February
Applicant must be graduating or have graduated from a California Law School in the 2015-2016 school year. Must be taking the California Bar Exam for the first time in 2015. Minimum 2.5 GPA. Candidate must be chosen as one of a maximum of four Candidates nominated by his/her law school. Candidate must have filed his/her application for Moral Character Determination with the State Bar of California by the Rosenthal Bar Exam Scholarship Application Deadline.
Bricker & Eckler LLP Charles H. Walker Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship
 
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 1
Established to provide a first-year law student with a valuable employment experience early in his or her legal career, this scholarship will be awarded to a candidate who: demonstrates leadership skills, academic strength, service to the community, an overall commitment to excellence and who has exhibited a meaningful commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Contact:
All inquiries related to the Bricker & Eckler's 2018 Charles H. Walker Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship should be directed to Patricia M. Lach at plach@bricker.com. www.bricker.com/diversity-inclusion/scholarship
The Gay and Lesbian Lawyers Network (GLLN) Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1200
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 2
The Gay & Lesbian Lawyers Network (GLLN) announces a law student scholarship essay contest on the theme: How to Deal with Bullying, or How I have learned to survive as a Sexual Minority, with an award of $1200. The contest is open to all students currently enrolled in any South Florida Law school (FIU College of Law, Nova Southeastern Shepard Broad Law Center, St. Thomas University School of Law, and University of Miami School of Law). Essay submissions are limited to 1000 to 1200 words, and must be postmarked between January 26 - February 2.
Contact:
GLLN Essay Contest, 2301 Wilton Dr, Suite 3, Wilton Manors, FL 33305 Website: www.GLLN.org
Arthur Lockwood Beneventi Law Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000, up to 4 years for a total of $8000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 10
The Arthur Lockwood Beneventi Law Scholarship is a one-time preferred amount $2,000 scholarship awarded to a student who is either enrolled in or attends an accredited law school and has a minimum GPA of 3.25. The scholarship is not automatically renewable; however, recipients may reapply for consideration each year.
Contact:
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) 1776 D Street, NW Washington, DC 20006-5303 Phone: 202-628-1776 Website: www.dar.org Email completed scholarship application form to: ALBeneventiLawScholarship@NSDAR.org
Alexander G. Gray, Jr. Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$3500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 16
Open to students enrolled in the 2017-2018 academic year and be in good standing at a law school in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Must be a student member of the Mass. LGBTQ Bar. Student membership is complimentary. The recipient must attend the Mass. LGBTQ Bar Annual Dinner to accept the Scholarship award in person.
Contact:
If you have any questions about the Gray Scholarship Fund or how to make a gift, please contact Elizabeth Roberts at mailto:eroberts@toddweld.com. Website: www.masslgbtqbar.org
Mario G. Olmos Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 17
Open to first, second, or third year law students who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership ability, involvement in the Latino community, financial need, and ties to California's Central Valley.
Contact:
La Raza Lawyers Association, Central Valley Chapter. PO Box 748, Fresno CA 93712 www.larazalaw.com If you or any applicant have any questions about the application please contact Juan Ramirez at Juan-f-r@comcast.net or 559-679-9507. Preferred method of contact is through email.