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. 

CustodyXChange Single Parent Scholarships

Each year, we offer two $1,000 scholarships to single parents going to college. There are over 13.5 million single parents residing in the United States. Due to the high cost of attending college, along with the difficulties of balancing work and child care, further education is not always possible.

At Custody X Change, we believe everybody should have the opportunity to attend college, regardless of their circumstances. Single parents often struggle to accumulate funds and maintain a decent standard of living while studying. The fear of being unable to provide adequate child care often overshadows academic aspirations.

Application & more information

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

The Cantor Crane Personal Injury Lawyer Student Scholarship Fund

At the Law Firm of Cantor Crane Personal Injury Lawyers, we believe in achieving a higher education just as much as we take pride in representing people who have been injured in an accident. In order to help make a college education more affordable opportunity and to help spread awareness about Driving Under the Influence and Distracted Driving, the Arizona law firm of Cantor Crane is offering a $1,000 law student scholarship to help current, or soon-to-be, law students ease the burden of higher education costs.

Application & more info

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

Laubacher Law Firm Domestic Violence Scholarship

The Laubacher Law Firm is happy to announce its 3rd Annual Domestic Violence Scholarship. This $1000 scholarship was created for students who have been impacted by domestic violence at some point in their life and are furthering their educational career in college. 

More information & application

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

The Reiter & Walsh, P.C. Annual Birth Injury Scholarship

Help our team improve awareness and understanding of birth injuries through the “Caring for Life” scholarship.

As part of our ongoing commitment to heighten awareness and understanding of preventable birth injuries, Reiter & Walsh, P.C. is pleased to announce the creation of a new annual scholarship. A scholarship for financial assistance in the amount of $1,500 will be awarded each year to a university or law school student who sustained a birth injury or who has a family member affected by a birth injury.

Application & more information

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

Hale Injury Law Distracted Driving Scholarship

The Hale Injury Law Distracted Driving Scholarship is a $2500 annual scholarship, awarded to a first or second year law school student who shows exceptional character and aptitude and who contributes toward education about Distracted Driving.

More information & application

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

Christensen & Hymas Married Student Law Scholarship

Kenneth L. Christensen and D. Russell Hymas understand the struggles that come with balancing a quality family life and excelling in a challenging law program. As partners at Christensen & Hymas Personal Injury Law, they want to help students who are undertaking the same life challenges. This is why they choose to offer a generous scholarship to a deserving individual who has surmounted obstacles in order to maintain strong family values and a dedicated work ethic in their pursuit of an education in the legal field. $1,000.00 will be awarded to one student for use towards their law school costs. 

  • Must be currently enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a Juris Doctorate program in the United States
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Must be legally married

More information & application

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

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.

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.


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