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 exclusively available to law students, please email financialaid@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.


4/01/19 Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship (graduate of Berks County, PA high school; $3,000)
4/01/19 NW Corporate Law scholarship ($1,000)
4/12/19 Robert A. Shuker Scholarship (1Ls, 2Ls, Washington DC residents, $15,000-$20,000)
4/12/19 Alford Excellence Award (3L, must sit for Delaware Bar in July 2019, $3,000)
4/26/19 Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics writing competition by Notre Dame Law School ($2,500)
4/26/19 Hudson County (NJ) Bar Foundation Scholarship (must be a resident of Hudson County, NJ)
4/30/19 Christopher Simon Attorney At Law Scholarship ($1,000)


5/01/19 Charles E. Joseph Employment Law Scholarship ($1,000)
5/01/19 Mann Law Firm Scholarship (incoming 1Ls, $1,000)
5/01/19 Evans Law Firm Scholarship (incoming 1Ls, $1,000)
5/01/19 John R. Colvin Law Firm Scholarship (incoming 1Ls, $1,000)
5/01/19 The Stoddard Firm Legal Scholarship (incoming 1Ls, $2,000)
5/01/19 Guajardo & Marks Law School Scholarship (incoming 1Ls, $1,000)
5/01/19 Rizio Liberty Lipinsky Lawyer Scholarship ($10,000)
5/28/19 The Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program Application ($10,000 for diverse incoming 1Ls in Fall 2019)
5/31/19 YYC Employment Law Group Scholarship ($1,500 CAD, for 3Ls)
5/31/19 Intellectual Property Law Student Writing Competition ($5,000, Rules)


6/01/19 The Thomas Edward Ryals Scholarship Fund (Georgia residents, ~$4,000)
6/01/19 Moses and Rooth Legal Scholarship ($1,000)
6/01/19 Scrofano Law PC Aspiring Public Defender Scholarship ($1,500, for 1Ls and 2Ls)
6/01/19 The Nuckols Family UVA Law Scholarship in Honor of Gary M. Nuckols (UVA Law student, Virginia resident, $2,000)
6/01/19 Michigan Auto Law Diversity Scholarship ($2,000)
6/01/19 2019 William P. Butterfield Excellence in eDiscovery Writing Award ($10,000)
6/03/19 The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation 26th Annual Brown Award - Writing Competition ($10,000, Competition Details)
6/15/19 The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers Law Student Writing Competition ($3,000, $1,000, $500)
6/15/19 Dawson & Albritton Overcoming Adversity Law School Scholarship ($1,500, essay required)
6/15/19 Chapman Albin Scholarship for Law Students ($1,000)


7/01/19 Excellence in Ethics Scholarship (First place $1000, Second place $500)
7/01/19 3rd annual David Resnick Veterans Grant Competition (3 awards: $2,500, $1,000, $500; veteran must be nominated)
7/08/19 The 2019 Tannenwald Writing Competition ($5,000, $2,500, $1,500)
7/31/19 Gerben Law Firm Trademark Attorneys Scholarship ($2,500)
7/31/19 Leukemia & Lymphoma Law School Scholarship ($1,000)


8/01/19 Sutliff & Stout Law School Scholarship Contest (1Ls, 2Ls, $2,000)
8/01/19 Criminal Justice Reform Scholarship Contest ($1,000, essay required)
8/15/19 Seppi Esfandi Law Scholarship ($1,000)


9/30/19 Weiss & Paarz Annual National Law Scholarship ($1,000)


10/01/19 Criminal Justice Scholarship – Law Student Video Contest (must submit video, $1,500)