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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. If your scholarship is available to law students, please email 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.


11/5/15 Single Parent Student Scholarship ($1,000)
11/13/15 The Umansky Law Firm Education Scholarship (must have suffered severe injuries from a car accident, $1,000)
11/15/15 Chapman LLC Scholarship for Law Students ($1,000)
11/15/15 Zumper Apartments Scholarship ($1,000)
11/23/15  Mark T. Banner Scholarship ($5,000, should be interested in IP law)
11/29/15 Build Your Own Blog New Writer Scholarship ($4,000)
11/29/15 The McKenzie Law Firm Legacy Planning Scholarship (preference given to veterans, $1,000)
11/30/15 Biannual Joseph J. LoRusso College Scholarship Essay Contest ($1,000)
11/30/15 Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship (minimum 2.8 GPA, $1,000)
11/30/15 Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Law Scholarships for Child Advocates (must be a child advocate or abuse survivor, $1,000)
11/31/15 County Office Scholarship ($1,000)


12/1/15 American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers Annual Writing Competition (awards of $1,000, $2,000, and $2,500)
12/1/15 Apartment List Scholarship ($2,500)
12/1/15 Domestic Violence Law Firm Scholarship ($250)
12/1/15 Goodman Acker Law Scholarship Program ($1,000)
12/1/15 Innovation Scholarship Essay Contest (up to $2,000)
12/1/15 Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team Scholarship ($1,000)
12/1/15 (and 6/1/16) Long, Burnett, and Johnson, PLLC Nashville Bankruptcy Law Scholarship ($1,000, must be a 2L or 3L, interested in bankruptcy law, and a 1st generation lawyer)
12/1/15 The Rocky Mountain Educational Dreams Law Scholarship ($1,000)
12/1/15 The Steven M. Sweat Annual College Scholarship Essay Competition ($1,000)
12/1/15 Rogers Law Firm Scholarship Essay Contest ($1,000)
12/1/15 Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky Annual College Scholarship Essay Contest ($1,000)
12/05/15 Rosenfield Injury Lawyers’ Annual Single Mother Scholarship ($1,000)
12/10/15 Law Offices of Randy Collins Scholarship ($1,000)
12/11/15 National Business Law Scholarship ($500)
12/11/15 National Tax Law Scholarship ($500)
12/15/15 Altman & Altman Law School Scholarship ($2,000, preference to applicants with a personal or educational connection to Boston)
12/15/15 Attorney Ken Nugent Legal Scholarship ($5,000)
12/15/15 Hartose Law Firm Law School Scholarship ($1,000, preference to applicants with a connection to the Appalachian region)
12/15/15 American Law School Scholarship ($1,000, preference to applicants with a personal or educational connection to Boston)
12/15/15 The American Law School Student Scholarship ($1,000, preference to applicants with a connection to the New York metropolitan area)
12/15/15 The Annual Kenneth P. Carp College Scholarship ($1,000)
12/15/15 The Brager Tax Law Group Legal Scholarship ($1,000, preference to applicants with a connection to California)
12/15/15 Baltimore Student Law School Scholarship ($1,000, preference to applicants with a connection to the Baltimore-Washington area)
12/15/15 The Criminal Defense Student Law School Scholarship ($2,500, preference to applicants with a personal or educational connection to Boston)
12/15/15 Criminal Defense Lawyers PLLC Criminal Law Scholarship ($1000)
12/15/15 Farzad Family Law Scholarship ($3,500)
12/15/15 The Gilmer Law Firm Scholarship ($2,000)
12/15/15 The Kreisman Law Offices Law School Scholarship ($1,000, preference to applicants with a connection to Chicago)
12/15/15 Law Offices of Billy Skinner Student Scholarship (30 second video required, $1,000)
12/15/15 Lebowitz & Mzhen Law School Scholarship ($1,000, preference to applicants with a connection to Maryland)
12/15/15 The Reeves Law Group Scholarship ($2,500)
12/15/15 Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship (must have been affected by leukemia personally or through a loved one, $1,000)
12/21/15 Trichstop’s Trichotillomania Awareness Scholarship ($500, must have Trichotillomania to apply)
12/31/15 Aspiring Attorney Aid Scholarship ($500)
12/31/15 Barry’s Tickets All Rounder Scholarship Program ($3,000)
12/31/15 Empowering Women in Law Scholarship ($2,000)
12/31/15 The Expert Institute Legal Blog Post Writing Contest ($1,000)
12/31/15 Injury Lawyer News Disability Scholarship (must have a documented physical or learning disability, $1,000)
12/31/15 Lawstreet Capital Scholarship Award (must be a single mother, $500)
12/31/15 The Pearce Law Firm Empowering Women in Law Scholarship (women only, $2,000)
12/31/15 Shopventory Entrepreneurial Scholarship (must have a minimum 3.2 GPA and be interested in starting your own business, $1,000)
12/31/15 Wattel & York Scholarship (must be a single mother, $500)


1/1/16 Law Offices of Anna R. Yum Outstanding Koreans Scholarship ($1,000, must be of Korean descent and neither parent must have attended an institution of higher learning)
1/13/16 Davis Wright Tremaine 1L Diversity Scholarship Program (paid Summer Associate position and $7,500)
1/15/16 Boling Rice LLC Scholarship ($1,000)
1/15/16 Discountrue Scholarship ($3,000)
1/15/16 Heintz & Becker Scholarship ($1,000)
1/15/16 Jameson Crane III Disability and the Law Writing Competition ($1,500 and $1,000 prizes)
1/15/16 Pacific Legal Foundation Law Student Writing Competition ($1,000, $2,000, and $3,000 prizes)
1/31/16 Nuorder Scholarship ($1,000)
1/31/16 EnergyRates.Ca College Scholarship ($500)
1/31/16 Thrive Small Business Scholarship (must plan on starting your own business, $500)


2/1/15 The Annual Stewart J. Guss College Student Scholarship ($1,000)
2/1/16 Jachimowicz, Pointer & Emanuel Scholarship for Law Students ($1,000)
2/15/16 The Levin Firm Scholarship ($1,000)
2/15/16 The Zeiger Firm Bi-Annual College Scholarship Essay Contest ($1,000)


3/1/16 Timothy J. Ryan & Associates Law Scholarship ($1,000)
3/15/16 Dolman Law Group College Scholarship Video Essay Contest ($1,100)
3/15/16 The Eisenberg Rothweiler Winkler Eisenberg and Jeck Scholarship ($1,000, must be a rising 2L or 3L interested in civil trial work)
3/15/16 Journal of the Patent & Trademark Office Society Writing Competition ($1,000)
3/31/16 Cloudswave Scholarship ($2,000, $1,000, and $500 prizes)


4/1/16 Buckfire & Buckfire Law School Diversity Scholarship ($2,000)
4/1/15 The Plaxen and Adler Scholarship ($2,500)
4/4/16 Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition ($2,000)
4/15/16 Michigan Injury Lawyers Scholarship ($500)
4/20/16 The Lawson PI Law Scholarship ($2,000, available to Christian law students)
4/30/16 ShipDig.Com Scholarship ($1,000)
4/30/16 Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Scholarship (must be affected by these diseases, $1,000)


5/1/15 Michigan Auto Law Diversity Scholarship ($2,000, must be a 1L or 2L)
5/15/16 Russell & Lazarus Safety Scholarship for Law Students ($1,000, video essay required)
5/30/16 Accident Survivor Scholarship ($1,000)
5/31/16 Buford & Gonzalez Scholarship ($2,000)
5/31/16 Peck Law Firm Scholarship ($2,000)


6/01/16 Moses & Rooth Legal Scholarship ($1,000)
6/30/16 The Morici, Figlioli & Associates Scholarship ($500)


7/1/16 Dwyer Williams Potter Attorneys, LLP Scholarship (must be a 1L who graduated from an Oregon university, $1,000)
7/1/16 Wieand Legal Scholarship ($1,000)
7/17/16 Gagne, Scherer & Associates, LLC College Scholarship ($1,200)
7/22/16  Petkey Scholarship ($500)
7/31/16 Achievements and Ability Scholarship ($1,500, must have cerebral palsy or an immediate family member with cerebral palsy)
7/31/16 Ernst Law Group Brain Injury Caregivers Scholarship ($1,000, must be a caregiver for someone with a serious brain injury)
7/31/16 Hawkins Spizman Kilgo, LLC Childhood Cancer Awareness Scholarship ($1,000, must be a survivor of childhood cancer or have a loved one directly affected by it)
7/31/16 Juvenile Justice Law School Scholarship ($1,000)
7/31/16 Pickard Parry Pfau Southpaw Scholarship ($1,500, must be left-handed)
7/31/16 The Reiter & Walsh Birth Injury Caring for Life Annual Scholarship ($1,500, must have sustained a birth injury or have a family member affected by one)


8/16/16 The Law Offices of Joel J. Kofsky Scholarship ($1,500)
8/24/16 Albertson & Davidson, LLP College Scholarship ($2,500)
8/31/16 Baumgartner Law Firm Car Accident Scholarship ($1,000)


Dates TBD

Advocacy Training for Interns Program (ATIP) (minimum 3 month online internship requirement, $1,000)

Afghan-American Bar Association (AABarA) Mentorship Program (pairs practicing Afghan-American attorneys with Afghan-American law students, email for information)