Outside scholarships

Check back throughout the year for more updates about outside scholarships for law students.

Additional info

Outside scholarships are counted as financial resources when calculating eligibility for funds based on your cost of attendance budget. Cost of attendance budget, determined by enrollment and residency, is listed under the financial aid tab in COIN. 

Baumgartner Law Firm Car Accident Scholarship

Baumgartner Law Firm in Texas would like to announce the Baumgartner Law Firm Car Accident Scholarship for the 2016 school year. We work closely with car accident victims and their families every day & understand the difficulties of overcoming the affects of these injuries. We would like to help a future lawyer who’s been affected by an car accident & is committed to helping others in similar situations.

Criteria: Applicants must be attending law school by the Fall 2016 semester. The scholarship is for $1,000 and is judged based on need and commitment to helping others. Only online applications will be accepted.

Application & more information

Completed applications must be submitted by August 31st, 2016.

Bant.io Scholarship

Bant.io believes deeply in the value of education and giving back. It is with great pleasure that we'd like to announce the first $2,000 scholarship available for 2016, from bant.io.

The current form of email communication has been around for over 20 years now and it has greatly served us so far. But what we'd like to do is make a difference together with the most creative and visionary students and award the most informative and creative essay on this topic. As such, our contest requires you to create a minimum 500 word essay on "How would you improve the existing email communication"

More information & submission guidelines

Completed applications must be submitted by September 30th, 2016.

Lawrence Bar Association Scholarships

Each year, the Lawrence Bar Association awards scholarships to local students to help defray the costs of attending law school. The scholarships are awarded to based on a combination of academic merit and financial need. Applicants must be currently attending law school in the United States, demonstrate a clear desire to further the aims of the legal profession, and whose primary residence is within the Greater Lawrence cities and towns (Lawrence, Andover, North Andover, Methuen). 

This year, there are two scholarships available: (1) $4,000 provided by the Sargent Battershill Fund and, (2) $2,500 provided by the Lawrence Bar Association Educational Trust.

Application & more information

Completed applications must be submitted by October 3rd, 2016.

Seiferflatow Law Scholarship

Seiferflatow Law is offering a $2,500 scholarship to a current JD Student, US citizen, and full time student. Are you looking for a career helping injured plaintiffs? Submit a cover letter about why you care about the future of your future plaintiff’s personal injury/work comp along with a copy of your resume.

Submit your cover letter

Completed applications must be submitted by October 15th, 2016. 

Morgan & Morgan For the People Scholarship

Morgan & Morgan is committed to giving back to the community. When Morgan & Morgan attorneys sign up to work “for the people,” it’s a commitment that extends beyond the courtroom. In fact, all partners at our firm hold at least one leadership position in a charitable organization. We want to inspire young lawyers to approach their careers with the same mindset.

The For The People Scholarship will be awarded to an individual who is accepted or currently enrolled as a first year in law school and has made a significant contribution to his or her community.

Application & more information

Completed applications must be submitted by December 1st, 2016.

Strianese PLLC Employment Law Scholarship

Strianese PLLC is pleased to announce the Employment Law Scholarship for the 2016-2017 school year. The employment law attorneys at Strianese PLLC are interested in supporting students with strong academic credentials, demonstrating financial need, and an interest in attending law school and focusing on employment law issues.

This scholarship is a one-time award of $1,000 and will be presented in the spring semester of 2017.

Application & more information

Completed applications must be submitted by December 31st, 2016.‌

Aaron Swartz Progressive Change Scholarship

The Law Offices of Patel and Soltis would like to announce the formation of the Aaron Swartz Progressive Change Scholarship. Each year we plan to award at least $1,000 to the top essay related to law and activism. This award is open to all part-time and full-time law students. Based on submissions we will award up to three awards.

This scholarship was established as a memorial to Aaron Schwartz and his dedication to activism and the boundaries he pushed. Amount for 2016-2017 school year – $1,000 per award up to 3 awards will be made.

Application & more information 

Completed applications must be submitted by January 6th, 2017.

Injury Trial Lawyers, APC Scholarship

Injury Trial Lawyers, APC, a personal injury law firm in San Diego, CA, is offering a $1,000 scholarship to one law student or aspiring law student throughout the United States.

Curtis Quay is a graduate of Temple University, and has dedicated his career to helping injury victims. Mr. Quay would like to reward a student seeking a career in personal injury law. The scholarship is based on an essay ranging from 500-1250 words, and can be on any topic.

More information & application

Completed applications must be submitted by February 1st, 2017.‌

Citywide Law Scholarship‌

Citywide Law Group is proud to offer a $1,500 scholarship to a current or aspiring law student. Los Angeles personal injury attorney Sherwin Arzani is a graduate of University of Michigan School of Law and has dedicated his career to helping accident victims. This award will be based on an essay ranging from 500 – 1000 words on a topic of your choice.

Application & more information

Completed applications must be submitted by March 1st, 2017.

Kennerly Loutey Law Scholarship Essay

Law school classes are hard. Financial difficulties make it even worse, and we haven’t forgotten how difficult law school was for us — and how expensive it is, too. So we set up the $2,000 Kennerly Loutey Scholarship Essay to make it easier for a student every year.

More information and submission guidelines

Completed applications must be submitted by May 1st, 2017.


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