Law scholarships

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First 10 law scholarships:
Nexsen Pruet Diversity Scholarship
 
Amount:
$3000
Awards:
3
Deadline:
November 1
Open to minority law students planning careers in North or South Carolina. Eligible students must be attending one of the following schools: University of North Carolina School of Law, University of South Carolina School of Law, Wake Forest University School of Law, North Carolina Central University School of Law, Charleston School of Law, Charlotte School of Law.
Contact:
Nexsen Pruet Diversity Scholarship c/o Tushar Chikhliker Post Office Drawer 2426 Columbia, South Carolina 29202-2426 diversity@nexsenpruet.com Website: www.nexsenpruet.com
Chapman LLC Law School Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
November 15
Must be attending or planning to attend an accredited law school in the U.S.
The Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys Law and Business Scholarships
 
Amount:
$3000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
December
Open to women of color law students who have completed a minimum of one year of law school. Must be attending an accredited law school in the U.S. at time of application and in good standing. Must be U.S. citizen. Must demonstrate commitment to the profession and be active in her community.
Contact:
The Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys in Law & Business, Inc. 1266 West Paces Ferry Rd. NW #263 Atlanta, GA 30327 Office: (404) 447-6314 Email: contactus@leadingwomenofcolor.org Web: www.leadingwomenofcolor.org
Farzad Family Law Scholarship
 
Amount:
$3000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 15
This scholarship is available to all pre-law and law students who are currently admitted to and attending an undergraduate degree program in pre-law at an accredited American university or college or are admitted to and attending an accredited law school. Must submit 2500-4500 word essay.
Contact:
Farzad Family Law Telephone: (714) 937-1193 Facsimile: (714) 937-1192 1851 East 1st Street, #1150 Santa Ana, CA 92705 www.farzadlaw.com
Franchise Law Diversity Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$4000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 31
Students must be enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school. Must have 2L or 3L status during the period of the scholarship and must be enrolled in at least one course oriented towards franchise law (e.g. Torts, Unfair Trade Practices, Trade Secrets, Antitrust, Trademarks, Contracts, Agency, Securities). Applicants must be considered a member of a diverse group (African-American, American Indian, Hispanic American, Asian American, or Gay/Lesbian).
Contact:
Miriam L. Brewer, Director of Education & Diversity IFA Educational Foundation 1501 K Street, N. W., Suite 350, Washington D. C. 20005 Website: www.franchise.org
Justice Hollis G. Best Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Dec 31
Completion of at least one year of law school ' Strong preference to current residents of Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Stanislaus, Tulare or Tuolumne Counties. Primary considerations are academic achievement and the breadth and depth of the applicant's extracurricular and community activities ' Additional considerations are financial need and leadership capabilities
Contact:
Justice Hollis G. Best Scholarship Committee 5th District Court of Appeal 2424 Ventura Street Fresno, CA 93721 Contact: Margo Feldkamp (559) 445 - 5625 Email: margo.feldkamp@jud.ca.gov
The Expert Institute Legal Blog Post Writing Contest
 
Amount:
Up to $500 plus blog publication
Awards:
2
Deadline:
December 31
Open to J.D. Students. Submit 1500-2500 word article - Any topic in litigation involving expert witnesses.
Contact:
The Expert Institute 75 Maiden Ln New York, NY 10038 Phone: 888-858-9511 Website: www.theexpertinsitute.com
Drug Reporter Disability Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 31
Drug Reporter is the proud sponsor of a new scholarship to help students who have overcome physical and learning disabilities in their quest to attend law school. Our goal is to provide an alternative source of funding to students whose personal challenges have never hindered their hopes of entering the legal profession. Accepted at or attending a 4- year college program, OR Accepted at or attending law school within the U.S. All candidates must have a medically documented physical disability or learning disability, verified by a doctor.
Contact:
Please submit any questions to: scholarship@drugreporter.com
Percy Martinez Scholarship
 
Amount:
Law Scholarshop
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 31
To qualify for the Law Scholarship you must fall into one of these categories: High School Under Grads Graduates Law school students. As well as ONE (any) of these categories: Involvement in law either as a Volunteer or Intern. Have shown interest in law. Currently enrolled in or have been accepted to an accredited law school. Two letters of recommendation from, but not limited to, former teachers, college administrators, community leaders or other similar persons concerning the academic ability, character, reputation or professional aptitude of the applicant.
Biunno Scholarship for Law Students with Disabilities
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May, Please contact for 2017 information
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a present and permanent physical and mental disability that substantially limits 1 or more of the major life activities; be residents of New Jersey; be attending or accepted at a law school with at least a 3.0 gpa.
Contact:
Essex County Bar Association Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Historic Courthouse Rm B-01 470 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Newark, New Jersey 07102 (973) 622-6207 www.essexbar.com