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First 10 law scholarships:

Amount:
$2500-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 5
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 c/o Joseph M. Dvorak, IV 19 Riverside Road, Suite 5 Riverside, IL 60546-2606 United States For additional information go to BLAC website: www.bohemianlawyers.org
Amount:
$3000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 6
Scholarships are limited to 2nd and 3rd year law students (and 4th year law students enrolled in part-time or evening programs) who attend an accredited law school and intend to practice law in the Southern California area. Scholarship recipients MUST attend the BWL Scholarship Luncheon.
Contact:
Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, Inc. BWLScholarship@gmail.com Website: www.bwlfoundation.org
Amount:
$1000-$3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 12
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.
Amount:
$3000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 13
Applicants for the Macomb County Bar Foundation Kimberly M. Cahill Memorial Scholarship must be enrolled as a second or third year law student who is currently enrolled in law classes at any accredited Michigan law school. The recipient should demonstrate outstanding qualities of leadership and the ability to inspire and effectively lead others to a defined objective. The recipient must also demonstrate a need for financial assistance and an academic standing (3.0 GPA or above).
Contact:
Macomb County Bar Foundation 40 N. Main St., Suite 435 %u2022 Mt. Clemens, MI 48043 Telephone: (586) 468-2940 Fax: (586) 468-6926 MacombBar.org Questions concerning the application process can be emailed to RTroy@MacombBar.org
Amount:
$1000-$3000
Awards:
Up to 9 per year
Deadline:
April 15
The criteria for the selection of candidates include academic excellence (grade-point average and class standing), participation in extracurricular activities, financial need and community service. We award up to nine scholarships each year. Of these, the State Bar Foundation bestows one scholarship to a student in each of New Jersey's three law schools: Rutgers University School of Law%u2014Newark; Rutgers University School of Law%u2014Camden; Seton Hall University School of Law. In addition, the Justin P. Walder Scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the above criteria.
Contact:
f you have any questions, please contact NJSBF Director of Grant Programs and Administration Cynthia Pellegrino at 732-937-7507 or via email at cpellegrino@njsbf.org. https://njsbf.org/about-the-foundation/opportunities-for-funding/law-school-scholarship-program/
Amount:
Up to $2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 15
This summer, Pride Law Fund is offering the Steven Richter Fellowship for the amount of $2,500 to a student with a summer internship that supports direct legal services and/or projects on issues of concern to individuals with HIV or AIDS. The PLF Fellowship Program is open to law students working under the supervision of an attorney at a 501(c)(3) tax exempt non-profit organization anywhere in the country. Enrollment in law school is not required for the Steven Richter Fellowship. The Richter Fellowship is not limited to law students or legal projects. Applicants may apply by submitting a written proposal for a Summer project on which they seek to work, together with a letter of sponsorship by an attorney from a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit public interest organization, setting forth the attorney's commitment to supervise the applicant on the project.
Contact:
Pride Law Fund P. O. Box 2602 San Francisco CA 94126-2602 E-mail: info@pridelawfund.org Website: www.pridelawfund.org
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 17
Applicants must be current or prospective students enrolled full-time at an accredited U.S. university. Applicants must be 18 or older. Applicants must be able to deliver all documents specified (proof of enrollment, essay, and other information as needed) An applicant can only win this scholarship once. No extra essays or submissions will be accepted. Any student from a U.S. university is allowed to apply. We especially encourage Law and Medical students to take advantage of this opportunity.
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 23
Open to New Jersey residents who have been admitted to an accredited law school and have an interest in law enforcement or prosecution.
Contact:
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 .
Amount:
Up to $2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 24
Scholarships are available to deserving law students who have demonstrated commitment to the Asian Pacific American community, financial need, and academic achievement.
Amount:
$10,000 per year for three years
Awards:
15-20
Deadline:
May 1
The Earl Warren Scholarship is named for the Honorable Earl Warren, the 14th Chief Justice of the United States and former Governor of California whose stewardship of the Warren Court helped end school segregation and transform America's legal landscape. In honor of his memory, the Earl Warren Scholarship is awarded annually to rising law students whose commitment to racial justice reveals outstanding potential for training as civil rights and public interest attorneys. Eligible law students include those entering their first or second year of full-time legal study at an accredited law school. Must be U. S. Citizen. College graduate; enrolled in final year of college/university; or first year law student. Record of strong academic performance. Demonstrated and ongoing commitment to racial justice and civil rights. Demonstrated financial need.
Contact:
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. 40 Rector Street, 5th floor New York, NY 10006 (212) 965-2200 https://www.naacpldf.org/about-us/scholarships/earl-warren-scholarship/