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NameDescriptionDeadline for SubmissionSpecialtyStates
Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers’ Single Mother Scholarship

Award: $1,000
Eligibility: single mother
Permanent resident of Massachusetts or Rhode Island
Deadline: December 5
Contact: Website

      AABA Law Foundation’s Scholarship

      Award: $2,500
      Eligibility: to law students who have demonstrated a commitment to serving the needs of the
      Chicago-area Asian Pacific American community, and who will continue to serve the needs of
      the Chicago-area Asian Pacific American communities through pro bono, public interest, and/or
      public service legal work.
      Deadline: January
      Contact: The AABA Law Foundation
      c/o Sapna G. Lalmalani
      Anderson, Rasor & Partners LLP
      100 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 1000
      Chicago, IL 60606
      slalmalani@gmail.com

      January
      • Diversity
      • Interest
        Adler Pollock & Sheehan Diversity Scholarship

        Award: $10,000
        Eligibility: Member of diverse group; Entering 1L;
        Permanent resident of Massachusetts or Rhode Island
        Deadline: June 1
        Contact: APS Law Website

        June
        • Diversity
        • MA
        • RI
        African-American Law Student Fellowship Program

        Award: $1,000 – $10,000
        Eligibility: African-American & Completed 2 consecutive years of full-time study at a US law school;
        Must intend to return to a Black community to practice law;
        U.S. Citizenship or permanent resident & membership to the NBA required;
        academic qualifications, contribution potential, commitment to African-American issues & financial need
        Deadline: May of each year
        Contact: www.nationalbar.org/nbi/ – (202) 842-3900

        May
        • Diversity
          Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Department Funded Legal Education Program

          Award: Regular Pay + payment of tuition ($12,000/yr max)
          Eligibility: Commissioned officers in U.S. Air Force (2-6 yrs active duty);
          Graduated with a bachelor’s degree from accredited university;
          Must currently be in pay grade of Captain or below;
          academic performanc, extra-curricular activities, community service, prior military record, work experience, SJA recommendation
          Deadline: February of each year
          Contact: http://www.jagusaf.hq.af.mil – (800) JAG-USAF

          February
          • Military
            Akron Bar Association Scholarships

            Award: amount not specified
            Eligibility: U.S. Citizens currently enrolled in law school;
            Financial need;
            Preference give to Summit County, Ohio residents
            Deadline: April of each year
            Contact: http://www.akronbar.org – (330) 253-5007

            April
            • Bar Association
            • OH
            Alia Herrera Memorial ATLA Auxiliary Scholarship

            Alia Herrera Memorial ATLA Auxiliary Scholarship
            (need to be a member)
            Award: $3,000
            Eligibility: Open to: Students attending Law School where annual ATLA convention is held;
            ATLA student members;
            Law students who are children of ATLA members;
            Must be entering 2nd or 3rd year of law school or have the equivalent of 1 year to complete their studies;
            As part of the selection process, applicants must submit a 500-word essay on a topic that changes annually
            Deadline: April of each year
            Contact: http://www.justice.org/cps/rde/xchg/justice/hs.xsl/1737.htm – (800) 424-2725

            April
            • Misc Org
              American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship

              American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship
              Award: $5,000 per year
              Eligibility: Racial & ethnic minority college graduates beginning law school;
              2.5 GPA (cummulative);
              Citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.;
              applicant’s financial need, personal & family background, personal statement, participation in community service
              Deadline: must be postmarked no later than March 1
              Contact: http://www.abanet.org/fje/losfpage.html – (312) 988-5415

              March
              • Diversity
                Andrew K. Ruotolo, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

                Andrew K. Ruotolo, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
                Award: $2,500 per year
                Eligibility: New Jersey residents accepted for admission to a law or graduate school;
                Interest in & commitment to child advocacy programs;
                Financial need;
                Finalists are interviewed
                Deadline: postmarked by June 15th
                Contact: http://www.aie.org/Scholarships/detail.cfm?ID=12987

                June
                  • NJ
                  Appelman Law Firm Criminal Defense Law Scholarship

                  Award: $1,000

                  Eligibility: Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
                  Have a criminal record (this information will be held in confidence)
                  Be enrolled or accepted to an accredited law school within the United States
                  Have a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher

                  Deadline: August 1
                  You can find all of the information regarding the scholarship here

                  August
                      Arent Fox Diversity Scholarship Program

                      Award: $15,000 and scholarship recipients will also join Arent Fox’s Summer Program; One will summer in Washington, DC, one in New York City and the other in Los Angeles.
                      Eligibility: 1L from diverse background
                      Deadline: January of each year
                      Contact:
                      Washington
                      Jessica Salvaterra
                      Recruitment & Career Development Manager
                      202.857.6224

                      January
                      • Diversity
                        Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps Funded Legal Education Program

                        Award: Regular Army salary. Also provides payment of tuition, fees & all other educational costs
                        Eligibility: Lieutenants & captains in the Army (2-6 years active duty);
                        Graduated with a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) from accredited university;
                        U.S. Citizenship is required; “Total person concept”
                        Deadline: October of each year
                        Contact: www.jagcnet.army.mil – (866) ARMY-JAG

                        October
                        • Military
                          ATLA Trial Advocacy Scholarship

                          ATLA Trial Advocacy Scholarship
                          Award: $2,500
                          Eligibility: Member of ATLA; 2nd or 3rd year of law school;
                          Commitment to assocation & dedication to its mission
                          Deadline: April of each year
                          Contact: http://www.justice.org/cps/rde/xchg/justice/hs.xsl/1737.htm – (800) 424-2725 ext. 593

                          April
                          • Misc Org
                            Attorney-CPA Foundation Scholarships

                            Award: $250 – $1,000
                            Eligibility: CPA certificate; academic performance & leadership
                            Deadline: April of each year
                            Contact: (888) ATTY-CPA

                            April
                            • Interest
                              AVVO

                              Award: $10,000
                              Eligibility: The JD Law Student Scholarship is open to students enrolled in any accredited JD law program in the US
                              Deadline: January 15
                              Contact: AVVO Law Website

                                  Baker & Daniels Diversity Scholarship Program

                                  Award: $10,000 and a place in the firm’s summer associate program.
                                  Eligibility: 2L; varied ethnic, racial, cultural and lifestyle backgrounds as well as those with disabilities or unique viewpoints
                                  Deadline: June 30
                                  Contact:
                                  Margaret M. Gloyeske, Assistant Director of Legal Personnel
                                  Baker & Daniels LLP
                                  300 N. Meridian Street, Suite 2700
                                  Indianapolis, IN 46204
                                  317-237-1173

                                  June
                                  • Disability
                                  • Diversity
                                    Balfour Phi Delta Phi Minority Scholarship Program

                                    Award: $3,000
                                    Eligibility: Ethnic minority members of Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity;
                                    Participation, ethics & scholastics
                                    Deadline: October of each year
                                    Contact: www.phideltaphi.org
                                    (800) 368-5606

                                    October
                                    • Diversity
                                    • Misc Org
                                      Bar President’s Scholarship

                                      Award: $1,500
                                      Eligibility: For Taurig Scholarship Residents of the Waterbury (Connecticut) Judicial District;
                                      Bar President’s Scholarship – Entering final year of study at an accredited law school
                                      Deadline: April 20th
                                      Contact: www.waterburybar.org

                                      May
                                        • CT
                                        Berkshire Bar Association Scholarships

                                        Award: amount not specified
                                        Eligibility: Residents of Berkshire County, Massachusetts;
                                        Must be enrolled in law school in any state
                                        Deadline: June of each year
                                        Contact: Berkshire Bar Association, Great Barrington, MA – (413) 499-4400

                                        June
                                          • MA
                                          Bernadine Johnson Marshall-Martha Bell Scholarships

                                          Award: $1,500
                                          Eligibility: African-American women; Residents of New Jersey;
                                          Currently enrolled in 1st, 2nd or 3rd year at an accredited law school;
                                          Writing sample, community service, and financial need
                                          Deadline: February of each year
                                          Contact: www.abwlnj.org

                                          February
                                          • Diversity
                                          • NJ
                                          Bick Bickson Scholarship Fund

                                          Award: amount not specified
                                          Eligibility: Hawaii residents; 2.7 GPA minimum;
                                          Full-time student
                                          Deadline: February of each year
                                          Contact: http://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org/ – (888) 731-3863

                                          February
                                            • HI
                                            Biunno Scholarship for Law Students with Disabilities

                                            Award: $3,000 – $6,000
                                            Eligibility: Present & permanent physical or mental disability that substantially limits 1 or more of the major life activities;
                                            Residents of New Jersey w/ preference given to Essex County residents;
                                            3.0 GPA or higher as undergraduate student (if incoming law student) or in law school;
                                            preference given to person seeking to pursue a career in the field of advocacy for persons with disabilities and students with financial need
                                            Deadline: May 11
                                            Contact: www.EssexBar.com – (973) 622-6207

                                            May
                                            • Disability
                                            • NJ
                                            Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles Scholarships

                                            Award: $1,000
                                            Eligibility: Law students entering 2nd or 3rd year (of 4th year of a night program);
                                            Must be attending an accredited law school or have passed the CA first-year students’ examination;
                                            Must intend to practice law in Southern California;
                                            Financial need, community service, academic achievement and legal writing ability
                                            Deadline: March 30
                                            Contact: http://bwlfoundation.org/ – (213) 538-0137

                                            March
                                              • CA
                                              Bohemian Lawyers’ Association of Chicago

                                              Award: $1,500
                                              Eligibility: Current 1L or 2L; Czech, Moravian, Silesian or Slovak Ancestry
                                              Deadline: April of each year
                                              Contact: http://www.bohemianlawyers.org/scholarships.html

                                              April
                                              • Diversity
                                                Bond & Botes Financial Hardship Scholarship

                                                The $2,000 Financial Hardship Scholarship is open to any U.S. citizen attending the first year of law school this fall, with an undergraduate cumulative GPA at or above 3.0. Applicants are asked to submit a short essay describing how they have overcome financial difficulties in their lives.

                                                The application submission deadline is July 16th, and a copy of an acceptance letter from an accredited U.S. Law School must accompany the application. The scholarship will be awarded in mid-August, with payment made directly to the student’s school, to be applied to tuition.

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