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First 10 law scholarships:

Amount:
Up to $30,000
Awards:
3
Deadline:
March 5
Scholarship applicants must be current first-year students with full- or part-time class loads with an anticipated graduation date of May 2022 and should be currently attending one of the following law schools: University of California, Berkeley, School of Law; University of California Davis School of Law; University of California, Hastings College of the Law; Santa Clara University School of Law; Stanford Law School; or University of San Francisco School of Law. The scholarship program is open to law students of underrepresented groups whose background or personal experience would contribute to the diversity of the legal profession. Scholarship recipients will be chosen based upon a combination of merit and financial need. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a commitment to working and living in the Bay Area.
Amount:
Up to $7500
Awards:
8
Deadline:
March 15th (Priority Deadline)
To be eligible, applicants must be residents of Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Monroe, Lenawee, Washtenaw, Livingston or St. Clair counties at the time of high school graduation, though preference will be given to candidates who were residents of these counties during the four years they attend high school. High school seniors and currently enrolled college students may apply for scholarship consideration. Candidates must be pursuing, or plan to pursue, a degree in the fields of law, nursing, medicine or dentistry. Employees of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and their dependents, and members of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan Board of Trustees and their dependents, are ineligible for scholarship consideration.
Contact:
If you need additional information or materials, please contact the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan at (313) 961-6675 or scholarships@cfsem.org
Amount:
$3500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
March 15
The Alexander G. Gray, Jr., Scholarship Award will be awarded to a second year or third year law student who demonstrates a commitment to and involvement in the LGBTQ community, leadership, maturity, and responsibility. Other indications of excellence, including positive personal, professional or academic traits, will also be considered. To be eligible to receive the Alexander G. Gray, Jr., Scholarship Award, a candidate must: Be enrolled as a second year (2L) or third year (3L) law student in the 2018-2019 academic year and be in good standing at a law school in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; Attest to spending at least $3,500 for finanical costs directly related to enrollment in law school; Be a student member of the Mass. LGBTQ Bar; and If not already a member, the applicant must apply for student membership in the Mass. LGBTQ Bar. There is no cost for student membership. Membership applications must be submitted separately on line at www.masslgbtqbar.org.
Contact:
For any questions, please contact Peter Hahn (peter@peterhahnlaw.com) or Gavin Alexander (gavin.alexander@ropesgray.com). www.masslgbtqbar.org/article.html?aid=107
Amount:
Up to $5,000
Awards:
10
Deadline:
March 15
The Frédéric Bastiat Fellowship is a one-year, competitive fellowship program awarded to graduate students attending master's, juris doctoral, and doctoral programs in a variety of fields including economics, law, political science, and public policy. The aim of this fellowship is to introduce students to the Austrian, Virginian, and Bloomington schools of political economy as academic foundations for pursuing contemporary policy analysis. They will explore how this framework is utilized to analyze policy implications of a variety of topics, (such as the Study of American Capitalism, State and Local Policy, Regulatory Studies, Technology Policy, Financial Markets, and Spending and Budget) during a series of colloquia where they will interact with Mercatus scholars that work on the cutting edge of policy analysis.
Amount:
Unspecified
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
March 16
Recipient must demonstrate financial need in accordance with the usual standards of the law school. Award available for any year law student. 1. Shall be in good academic standing. 2. Recipient must be a current resident of the Middle District of TN who either graduated from a high school in, or resided for the previous three years as a non-fulltime student in, one of the following TN counties: Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Cumberland, Davidson, DeKalb, Dickson, Fentress, Giles, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Wayne, White, Williamson, or Wilson. See 28 U.S.C. 123 (b). A law student does not become ineligible merely by moving from the Middle District to the Eastern/Western District of TN to attend law school. 3. Shall be awarded exclusively for law school tuition and may be awarded to multiple recipients in varying amounts.
Contact:
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law 3715 Central Ave. Memphis, TN 38152 USA Phone Number: (901) 678-2421 Email: lawadmissions@memphis.edu Fax Number: (901) 678-5210
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 18
To be eligible, a candidate must 1. Be committed to equal rights and justice for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender individuals; 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 OGALLA and from all Oregon law schools OGALLA E-mail: info@ogalla.org or cierra@themetrolawgroup.com Website: www.ogalla.org
Amount:
$20,000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
March 27
The scholarship is a one year, non-renewable award, for full-time students who are Rhode Island residents who will be entering their first year of law school.
Contact:
Rhode Island Bar Association 115 Cedar Street, Providence, RI 02903 E-mail: info@ribar.com Phone: Tel: 401-421-5740 If you have any questions, please call the Rhode Island Bar Foundation office at (401) 421-6541, or email gcaldwell@ribar.com. Website: www.ribar.com Url: https://www.ribar.com/For%20the%20Public/GrantsAndScholarships.aspx
Amount:
Unspecified
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
March 31
1. Must be accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited law school in the United States. 2. Must be a resident of one of the following twenty-three counties upon high school graduation: Andrews, Brewster, Crane, Crockett, Culberson, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Howard, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Loving, Martin, Midland, Pecos, Presidio, Reagan, Reeves, Sterling, Upton, Ward, and Winkler. Preference will be given to a student who was born and raised in one of these counties. 3. Required to submit a 250-word essay on a selected topic.
Contact:
Permian Basin Area Foundation 200 N. Loraine, Suite 500 Midland, Texas 79701 Phone: 432.617.3213 Fax: 432.617.0151 https://pbaf.academicworks.com/opportunities/1005
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 31
1. Be of Iranian-American heritage 2. Be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in an ABA accredited law school 3. Be in a position to accept the scholarship in the school year for which it is being awarded 4. Be a full time student 5. Not be receiving full funding for education from another organization (e.g. members of the Armed Services attending US Military Academies, students receiving full reimbursement from an employer)
Contact:
Adress : 5185 MacArthur Blvd. NW Suite 624 Washington DC 20016 Tel: 321 123 4567 Email : info@iabafoundation.org Website : www.iabafoundation.org
Amount:
$1000-$4000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 31
Scholarships are available to all law students, both male and female. The San Mateo County Women Lawyers' Section Educational Foundation was set up in 1996 as a non-profit organization to raise scholarship funds for deserving law students. Since its inception, the Foundation has awarded over $75,000. Scholarships are available to all law students, both male and female. We encourage you to apply. In considering scholarship applicants for determination of scholarship awards, attributes of applicants to be weighed in making such awards include, but are not limited to, the following: (a) Financial need; (b) Academic excellence (c) Residential or other ties to San Mateo County (d) Involvement in activities, whether legal, scholastic, public, private or community.
Contact:
Letters and materials should be mailed to SMCWLSEF, c/o Yvonne Seeley at 155 Bovet Road, Ste 660, San Mateo, CA 94402, or by email to Yvonne Seeley, at yseeley@seeleyfamilylaw.com. www.smcwlef.org/?page_id=8