Law scholarships

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First 10 law scholarships:
Earl Warren Legal Training Program, Inc.
 
Amount:
$3000 (renewable)
Awards:
15-20
Deadline:
Apr 30
Available to African American students who are currently enrolled or will enroll in an ABA approved law school in the U.S.. Applicants should exemplify leadership in the community, maturity, self-awareness, confidence, outstanding academic achievement, commitment to serve nation, community and family. Competition for this scholarship is high and only those applicants with strong recommendations, outstanding academic record and a commitment to community will be considered. Preference given to applicants with a focus on Civil Rights, community service and those entering their first year of of full-time study. Students may write to request applications after November 1 of the year prior to the year they plan to enter school.
Contact:
Earl Warren Legal Training Program, 99 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10013 E-mail: cholarships@naacpldf.org
M. Katherine Baird Darmer Equality Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 1
To be considered for the Darmer Equality Scholarship, an applicant must meet all of the following criteria: Must be a current or incoming law student. Must demonstrate commitment to advancing equality for the LGBT community in Orange County.
Contact:
Questions may be emailed to Professor Francine Lipman at lipmanfj@yahoo.com Application: https://katherinedarmerequalityscholarship.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/2105_mkbd_scholarship_app.pdf
The Richard D. Hailey Law Student Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
6
Deadline:
May 1
Scholarships will be awarded to the applicants who best meet the criteria listed, but not limited to, below: - Exhibit an interest and proficiency of skills in trial advocacy - Express a desire to represent victims - Demonstrate a commitment to AAJ and dedication to its mission through involvement in an AAJ student chapter and Minority Caucus activities - Show a financial need for the scholarship.
Contact:
American Association for Justice Attn: The Richard D. Hailey AAJ Law Student Scholarships 777 6th Street NW, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20001 800.424.2725, ext. 8612 education@justice.org
Mike Eidson Scholarship
 
Amount:
$5,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
May 1
The Mike Eidson Scholarship Fund was established by the AAJ Women for Justice Education Fund in 2008, in honor of AAJ Past President Mike Eidson, whose vision and generosity inspired it. The Scholarship, traditionally in the amount of $5,000.00, is awarded annually to a rising 3L (or rising 4L in a night program) female student who has demonstrated a commitment to a career as a plaintiff's lawyer or criminal defense lawyer, along with dedication to upholding and defending the principles of the Constitution, and to the concept of a fair trial, the adversary system, and a just result for the injured, the accused, and those whose rights are jeopardized.
Contact:
Submit applications to: education@justice.org OR AAJ Education 777 6th Street, NW Suite 200 Washington, DC 20001 Please contact AAJ Education with questions at 202-684-9563 or by email at: education@justice.org. - See more at: https://www.justice.org/what-we-do/enhance-practice-law/professional-recognition-awards-scholarship/scholarships/mike-eidson#sthash.M8ULz57X.dpuf
Frank H. Lang Merit Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 1
Open to residents of the following California counties: Calaveras, Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tulare, & Tuolumne Enrolled in or entering their first year of law school; Solely on merit.
Contact:
Lang, Richert & Patch 5200 North Palm Avenue Fresno, CA 93704, United States (559) 228-6700 Website: www.lrplaw.net
Jeptha Wade Schureman Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
Up to $7500
Awards:
8
Deadline:
May 1
To provide financial assistance to students of Southeast Michigan region for their education in Law; Nursing; Medicine; Dentistry. Applicants must be residents of Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Lenawee, Monroe, Livingston, Washtenaw, or St. Clair counties at the time of high school graduation; must be fatherless either through death or through termination of parental rights; must be pursuing, or planning to pursue, a degree in the fields of law, nursing, medicine or dentistry. Recipients are selected based on academic records, recommendations and statement of goals.
Contact:
Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan 333 West Fort Street, Suite 2011 Detroit, MI 48226-3134 Phone: (313) 961-6675 Fax: (313) 961-2886 General Inquiries: cfsem@cfsem.org Website: www.cfsem.org
Richard L. Barbour, Jr. Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 4
Open to New Jersey residents who have been admitted to an accredited law school and have an interest in law enforcement or prosecution.
Contact:
Applications should be mailed to: Richard L. Barbour Scholarship Fund, Inc. c/o Burlington County Prosecutor's Office 49 Rancocas Road P.O. Box 6000 Mount Holly, New Jersey 08060 Attention: Amy Congdon, Secretary In the alternative, applications may be scanned (pdf's preferred) and emailed to: acongdon@co.burlington.nj.us
African American Law Student Fellowship
 
Amount:
$1000-$10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 15
Open to academically promising second-year law students with a proven commitment to social justice and an intention of practicing law in a historically under-served community.
Contact:
National Bar Association 1225 11th Street NW Washington D. C. 20001 Phone: 202-842-3900 Fax: 202-289-6170 Website: www.nationalbar.org
Dr. Calvin Martin Memorial Trust Fund Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
Up to $10,000
Awards:
10
Deadline:
May 15
Open to African-American males. Must be born in the U.S. and reside in the tri-county area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Applicants must be unmarried and between the ages of sixteen (16), through twenty-five (25) years old. Applicants must choose a major in the following field: education, business, law, medicine, architecture, engineering and creative arts.
Contact:
For an application, please email Linda Mann at ljm...@reachforcollege.org with your name, email address, SAT score (Sorry but no ACT accepted). & GPA. After preliminary screening to ensure eligibility, an application will be emailed to you. Dr. Calvin Martin Memorial Scholarship Trust Fund Attn: Linda Mann P.O. Box 914 Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 301-350-0416 (office) ljm...@reachforcollege.org
California Bar Foundation Diversity Scholarships
 
Amount:
Up to $7500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 20
Open to first-year law students who have enrolled into a law school in the state of California. Must be a minority which historically has been underrepresented in the legal profession. Demonstrate financial need. Commitment to community. Leadership potential. Two letters of recommendation. If enrolling in online law school, students must be California residents.
Contact:
Diversity Scholarship Program California Bar Foundation 180 Howard Street San Francisco, CA 94105 Fax: (415) 856-0788 For additional information, please contact Natalia Merluzzi at (415) 856-0780 or scholarships@calbarfoundation.org Website: www.californiabarfoundation.org