External Scholarships

External Scholarships

Scholarship Sponsors: If your organization would like to submit a scholarship for posting on our External Scholarships page, keep in mind that we only post scholarships that are available to our law students and which are related to law and offered by relevant organizations. If your scholarship is available to law students, please email twhite@law.virginia.edu with a link to your website’s scholarship page, which should include information such as the scholarship deadline, award amount, and eligibility requirements.

The following external scholarships are listed by deadline. More information is provided at the links. Contact the sponsor if you need additional details.


6/01/18 Judge John R. Brown Award ($10,000)
6/01/18 Arnold & Itkin LLP Academic Scholarship ($5,000, for 2Ls and 3Ls)
6/01/18 The Thomas Edward Ryals Scholarship Fund (approximately $2,000 to $5,000 per student, for Georgia residents)
6/01/18 Michigan Auto Law Diversity Scholarship ($2,000)
6/01/18 Michigan Workers Comp Law Scholarship ($500)
6/01/18 Glenn D. Peters Law Scholarship (for residents of the Northern District of Indiana)
6/01/18 Scrofano Law PC Aspiring Public Defender Scholarship ($1,500, for 1Ls and 2Ls)
6/10/18 McDowell South American Heritage Scholarship ($1,000)
6/15/18 Chapman Albin Scholarship for Law Students ($1,000)
6/30/18 Wage Theft Education Competition/Scholarship ($1,000 and $500 prizes)
6/30/18 Kaplan Lawyers Legal Scholarship ($1,000, for 1Ls)


7/01/18 The American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize ($5,000)
7/01/18 Dwyer Williams Dretke Attorneys, PC Scholarship ($1,000)
7/01/18 Fleming Law Scholarship ($1,000, for 1Ls)
7/01/18 Varghese Summersett Criminal Justice Scholarship ($1,500)
7/08/18 William W. Greenhalgh Writing Competition ($2,500)
7/31/18 The Nuckols Family UVA Law Scholarship ($2,000)


8/01/18 Nadrich & Cohen, LLP 2018 Student Scholarship ($1,000)
8/01/18 Sutliff & Stout Law School Scholarship Contest ($2,000)
8/01/18 Leverson Budke Commitment to Criminal Justice Scholarship ($500, for entering 1Ls)
8/01/18 Asian Heritage Law School Scholarship ($1,000)
8/06/18 National Tax Law Scholarship ($500, for 2Ls and 3Ls)
8/06/18 National Business Law Scholarship ($500, for 2Ls and 3Ls)
8/31/18 Benson & Bingham Annual Scholarship ($2,000)


9/01/18 Ambrose E. Rodriguez Scholarship ($3,500)
9/03/18 Weiss & Paarz Annual National Law Scholarship ($1,000)
9/15/18 Bruce M. Stargatt Legal Ethics Writing Competition ($3,000 first prize)
9/17/18 Civil Justice Scholarship Award ($10,000)


10/01/18 NW Corporate Law Scholarship (for 2L and 3Ls, $1,000)


11/30/18 Chhabra Law Firm Patent Bar Preparation Scholarship ($1,750)


12/15/18 The Reeves Law Group Scholarship ($3,000)
12/31/18 DDR Lawyers Legal Scholarship ($1,500)
12/31/18 The Expert Institute's Legal Writing Scholarship ($2,000)


1/31/18 Christensen Law Firm Scholarship ($1,000)