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First 10 law scholarships:

Amount:
$1500-$3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 15
Scholarships are awarded to law students who demonstrate leadership and a commitment to advancing the rights and voices of the Latina/o community.
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 31
Each candidate must be a law student who has successfully completed at least one year of law school. Strong preference will be given 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. Financial need and demonstrated leadership capabilities are also taken into consideration.
Contact:
Justice Hollis G. Best Scholarship Committee Fifth District Court of Appeal 2424 Ventura Street Fresno, California 93721 Contact: Margo Feldkamp (559) 445-5640 Email: margo.feldkamp@jud.ca.gov
Amount:
Up to $2000 plus blog publication
Awards:
3
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
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
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In Memory of Judge Daniels, the Arizona Black Bar will continue to realize the vision and provides financial scholarships to African-American law students attending law school in Arizona who intend on practicing in Arizona.
Contact:
Arizona Black Bar P. O. Box 628 Phoenix, AZ 85001 Phone: (866) 496-3588 Website: www.arizonablackbar.org
Amount:
$25,000 scholarship plus a salaried 2L summer associate position
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Contact
Milbank Diversity Scholars receive a $25,000 scholarship and a salaried summer associate position in one of the firm's domestic offices. Factors considered in the selection of Milbank Diversity Scholars include academic achievement, demonstrated leadership ability, excellent writing and interpersonal skills, and a sincere interest in our practice. To be named a Milbank Diversity Scholar, candidates must be in good standing at an ABA accredited law school and have successfully completed their first year of a full-time JD program. Students who are members of groups traditionally under-represented at large law firms are encouraged to apply.
Contact:
If you have questions about the program or application process, please contact: Ann Bjornstad Associate Director of Global Legal Recruiting abjornstad@milbank.com (212) 530-5195 https://www.milbank.com/en/careers/law-students/1l-diversity-fellowship.html
Amount:
$25,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
To be eligible to apply for the 2019 2L Diversity Scholars Program, you must be enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school and seek to practice law in one of Latham's US offices. You must have successfully completed your first year of a full-time JD program by the application deadline, with an expected graduation date of spring 2020. The application process is open to all rising second-year law students (class of 2020) enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school, regardless of race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, military service, disability, or any other characteristic or condition protected by applicable law.
Contact:
Please email Recruiting.Global@lw.com with any questions regarding the Latham & Watkins 2L Diversity Scholars Program. https://www.lw.com/aboutus/diversity/2L
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
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Scholarships and bar grants are available to qualified African-American law students and law school graduates.
Amount:
$25,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
A Scholarship applicant must: Be a full-time law student in your second year of classes at an accredited law school. Submit the following documents: Current law school transcript with all first year grades; Resume; Completed application form; and Personal statement (500 words or fewer) addressing what you believe demonstrates your qualification for the Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship, including, potentially, a description of your academic and personal strengths; exceptional contributions, through community service or otherwise, to the cause of diversity; and/or how you have overcome adversity, such as a personal or family history of educational or socioeconomic disadvantage, and have demonstrated the tenacity and talent to excel in the legal profession. Scholarship recipients will be selected from among the eligible applicants who have demonstrated academic excellence and leadership qualities and who also have demonstrated exceptional ability, including through: Demonstrated contributions to diversity initiatives or to diversity and inclusion more generally, such as in the area(s) of racial or ethnic diversity, sexual orientation or gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other areas underrepresented or otherwise important to diversity in the legal profession; and/or Other extraordinary contributions or accomplishments; and/or Demonstrated ability to overcome adversity, such as first-in-family college attendance or socioeconomic disadvantage; and/or Past participation in and/or interest in assisting with the diversity and inclusion initiatives of the firm such as the Sidley Prelaw Scholars Program or a Sidley 1L Diversity Summer Mentorship Program.
Contact:
Complete the Sidley Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship application and send it, along with a resume, current official law school transcript and personal statement to: scholarship@sidley.com or Sidley Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship c/o Jennifer Connelly Sidley Austin LLP One South Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60603 Website: www.sidleycareers.com
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
Last Friday of June
The $5000 Cabaniss, Johnston Scholarship's aim is to recognize and assist academically outstanding second-year law students who are also Alabama residents, and, further, to help promising law students become lawyers who will make a positive impact on society. The scholarship was endowed in 1987 by the law firm of Cabaniss Johnston Gardner Dumas and O'Neal; the Alabama Law Foundation administers the scholarship. The scholarship is awarded annually. The application deadline is the first Friday of June.
Contact:
Alabama Law Foundation, Inc. Post Office Box 4129 Montgomery, Alabama 36103 tel: (334) 387-1600 email: tdaniel@alabamalawfoundation.org website: www.alabamalawfoundation.org
Amount:
$10000 paid 2L Summer Associate Position
Awards:
3
Deadline:
Please check back in April of 2019 for information regarding 2020 Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship.
Baker, Donelson, Barman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC will award three (3) scholarships to diverse law students this year. Each recipient will be awarded $10,000 which will be paid during the student's third year of law school to help defray the cost of law school tuition and related expenses. Additionally, recipients will be awarded a salaried 2L Summer Associate position.