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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
                                                Bristol County Bar Association Scholarship

                                                Award: $1,000
                                                Eligibility: Current or former residents of Bristol County, Massachusetts;
                                                2nd or 3rd year of law school;
                                                Financial need and academic standing
                                                Deadline: March of each year
                                                Contact: Bristol County Bar Association, New Bedford, MA (508) 990-1303

                                                March
                                                  • MA
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