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. 

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 30, 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 3, 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 15, 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 1, 2016.



Brown PC National Business Law Scholarship

Brown PC is now accepting applications for the firm's National Business Law Scholarship, a $500 stipend awarded to a 2nd or 3rd year law school student with a demonstrated interest in business law.

Brown PC National Business Scholarship Application & more information

Completed applications must be submitted by December 5, 2016.


 

Brown PC National Tax Law Scholarship

Brown PC is now accepting applications for the firm's National Business Law Scholarship, a $500 stipend awarded to a 2nd or 3rd year law school student with a demonstrated interest in tax law.

Brown PC National Tax Law Scholarship Application & more information

Completed applications must be submitted by December 5, 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 31, 2016.‌



Rosenthal & Wadas

Rosenthal & Wadas, Attorneys in McKinney, Texas, are pleased to offer the Rosenthal & Wadas Criminal Defense Scholarship. This scholarship is open to all students heading to or who are currently enrolled in Law School for the 2017 Spring Semester.

The Scholarship will be judged on merit and need. Academic achievements as well as any leadership experiences will be taken in to account. This will be a one-time award.

Application & more information

Completed applications must be submitted by December 31, 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 6, 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 1, 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 1, 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 1, 2017.


 

Cantor Crane College Scholarship

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 student scholarship to help current, or soon-to-be, students ease the burden of higher education costs.

The scholarship funds may be used for school tuition at a college or university. It is not required that the applicant be enrolled in an educational program at the time of his or her application. The winner will have one year from the date of the award to provide a tuition invoice from the school of their choice. A check for $1,000 will then be sent to the educational institution.

Application & more information

The application deadline for the 2017 Scholarship is July 31, 2017, and the scholarship will be awarded on or before August 21, 2017, based on Cantor Crane’s random selection of the winner.

 

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