Law scholarships

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First 10 law scholarships:
Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
 
Amount:
$3000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 27
Law students entering 2nd or 3rd year (of 4th year of a night program); Must be attending an accredited law school or have passed the CA first-year students examination; Must intend to practice law in Southern California; Financial need, community service, academic achievement and legal writing ability.
Contact:
Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, Inc. P. O. Box 8179, Los Angeles, CA 90008 Phone: 213-488-4411 Website: www.bwlfoundation.org
IABA Foundation Scholarships for Iranian Students
 
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 31
ABA grants one or more scholarships each year to law students who have demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of the Iranian-American community. Applicants must be of Iranian heritage and full-time students at an accredited law school (applications from UCI School of Law will be accepted) in the United States who are not otherwise receiving full educational funding from another organization.
Contact:
Adress : 5185 MacArthur Blvd. NW Suite 624 Washington DC 20016 Tel: 321 123 4567 Email : info@iabafoundation.org Website : www.iabafoundation.org
Bohemian Lawyers' Association of Chicago Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 31
The Bohemian Lawyers' Association is the oldest ethnic Bar Association in Illinois. All persons of Czech, Moravian, Ruthenian, Silesian or Slovak ancestry enrolled in an accredited law school in the greater Chicagoland area are eligible for a Bohemian Lawyers' Association of Chicago (BLAC) annual scholarship.
Contact:
Bohemian Lawyers' Association of Chicago Scholarship Committee c/o Zuzana Stepanek, Stepanek Law Offices 125 S Wacker Drive, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60606-4421 For additional information go to BLAC website: www.bohemianlawyers.org
The Fredrikson and Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship
 
Amount:
$15,000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
March 31
Open to first-year law students from diverse backgrounds.
Contact:
Curt Okerson Email : cokerson@fredlaw.com Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. 200 South Sixth Street Suite 4000 Minneapolis, MN 55402-1425 Url: www.fredlaw.com/our_firm/diversity/minority_scholarship/
Rudy Anaya Law Enforcement Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 31
This award is for graduating seniors in Wayne County, Michigan interested in a career in Law Enforcement.
Contact:
Contact: Wayne County Detectives Association C/O Rudy Anaya Scholarship P.O. Box 87 Lincoln Park, MI 48146 www.wcda.us Mr. Chalres Kaminski 313-388-3777
Spence Reese Scholarship
 
Amount:
$4000 per year x 4 years
Awards:
4
Deadline:
April 1
The prestigious Spence Reese Scholarship is available annually to MALE students in their senior year in high school. You DO NOT have to be a San Diego resident to apply. Four scholarships are awarded each year, one each in the following fields of study: Medicine, Engineering, Law or Political Science. Finalists may be required to attend a personal interview in San Diego, California. Average scholarship award is $4,000 per year for four years.
Contact:
For information regarding this scholarship, please contact Tesha Young 858.866.0591 x201 E-mail: tyoung@sdyouth.org Website: www.sdyouth.org
The Bill and Ann Shepherd Legal Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 1st
To be eligible, a candidate must 1. Be committed to equal rights and justice for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender persons; 2. Be a citizen of the United States; 3. Be a student at an accredited law school; 4. Demonstrate the potential to complete his/her law program successfully; and 5. Demonstrate the intent to practice law and promote the rights of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.
Contact:
Applications are available from Equity Foundation and from all Oregon law schools Equity Foundation P.O. Box 5696 Portland, OR 97228-5696 Voice: 503.231.5759 E-mail: info@equityfoundation.org
Warner Norcross and Judd LLP for Minority Students Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
3
Deadline:
Apr 1
Scholarship awards 1 law student with $5000, 1 paralegal/legal student with $2000 and 1 legal secretarial student with $1000. Must be enrolled or accepted into an accredited Michigan school or educational institution and be a current or former Michigan resident.
Contact:
Questions should be directed to Ruth Bishop, Grand Rapids Community Foundation, at rbishop@grfoundation.org or to Rodney Martin, Diversity Partner, Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, at rmartin@wnj.com., Warner Norcross & Judd LLP 900 Fifth Third Center, 111 Lyon NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Fax: 616-222-2276 Website: www.wnj.com
V&E Diversity Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
7
Deadline:
April 1st
Open to high school seniors in the greater Dallas, Houston or Austin areas. Must be member of underrepresented group in the legal profession (i.e. Asian, African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander. Must have financial need and be in top 20% in class. 1650 SAT combined score minimum or minimum 24 ACT score. Demonstrated interest in pursuing legal profession. Must be U.S. citizen with social security number and reside in the Greater Dallas, Houston or Austin areas for the continguous previous 7 years.
Miami Scholars Public Interest Program
 
Amount:
$30,000 per year
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 1
The Miami Scholars Public Interest Program targets candidates from across the globe who, in addition to excellent academic achievement and strong scores on the LSAT, have demonstrated interest in public service. The Program offers its students exclusive opportunities for legal advocacy training and mentoring from the HOPE Public Interest Resource Center team of attorneys, including individualized curriculum advising and career planning assistance. Miami Scholars also receive mentoring by upper-class Scholars and public interest and pro bono attorneys. Specifics: Miami Scholars are awarded a yearly tuition scholarship in the amount of $30,000 Miami Scholar awards are available for full-time students only; if a Scholar is given permission to enroll less than full-time, the award will be prorated accordingly. A stipend is provided for public interest work that is performed during their first or second year summer Or, Scholars may choose tuition reduction for summer studies, in lieu of the summer stipend, through a University of Miami School of Law summer program. Tuition awards are automatically renewed if a scholar stays in the top half of the class. Additionally, Miami Scholars who complete their degree and have a GPA in the top half of their class, or better, also receive a half-tuition scholarship if they are admitted to and enroll in one of our LL.M. programs upon graduation (or, in the case of the School's joint LL.M. degree offerings, before graduation).
Contact:
Mailing Address University of Miami School of Law Office of Financial Aid P.O. Box 248087 Coral Gables, Florida 33124-8087 Phone: 305-284-3115 Fax: 305-284-5868 E-mail: finaid@law.miami.edu