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.


6/13/19 Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program ($10,000, women and diverse 1Ls in Fall 2019)
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)
7/01/19 American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize Writing Competition ($5,000)
7/01/19 2019 Chicago-Kent College of Law/Roy C. Palmer Civil Liberties Prize Writing Competition ($10,000, flyer)
7/01/19 Patrick Malone & Associates, P.C.'s Representing Real People Scholarship (2 scholarships, $5,000, essay required)
7/08/19 The 2019 Tannenwald Writing Competition ($5,000, $2,500, $1,500)
7/15/19 Baltimore Student Law School Scholarship ($1,000, first-year Law student, essay required, preference for students with Baltimore/Washington connection)
7/26/19 ABA Forum on Construction Law - Law Student Writing Competition ($2,000, flyer)
7/31/19 The Dominguez Firm Legal Scholarship Award ($2,500, application)
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)
8/01/19 Veterans Pursuing a Career in Law Scholarship ($1,000, must be a veteran)
8/11/19 Luu-Ng Family Trust Scholarship ($5,000, Vietnamese-American law students)
8/15/19 Seppi Esfandi Law Scholarship ($1,000)
8/30/19 Break The Habit Distracted Driving Scholarship ($1,000)
8/31/19 Law Enforcement Family Member Scholarship ($1,000, must have family member in law enforcement)


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)


12/15/19 BerlikLaw Future Virginia Lawyer Scholarship ($1,500, requires video, preference to students with Commonwealth of Virginia ties)
12/15/19 The Reeves Law Group Scholarship ($5,000)