External Scholarship Search Database

NameDescriptionDeadline for SubmissionSpecialtyStates
Warner Norcross & Judd Law School Studies Scholarship

Award: $5,000
Eligibility: Minority students entering, accepted at, or currently attending an accredited law school within the U.S.;
Michigan residents or connection to the state (e.g., family members reside in the state, student previously resided in the stae, applicant is attending school in the state)
Deadline: April of each year
Contact: – (616) 454-1751, ext. 103

  • Diversity
  • MI
Waterbury Bar Association Scholarship

Award: $1,500
Eligibility: Waterbury (Connecticut) Judicial District residents;
Entering final year of study at an accredited law school
Deadline: April of each year
Contact: Waterbury Bar Association, Waterbury, CT
(203) 597-6363, ext. 244

    • CT
    Wayne County Bar Association Scholarship

    Award:amount not specified
    Eligibility: Graduates from a high school in Wayne County, Ohio;
    Planning to or attending accredited law school;
    Financial need is considered
    Deadline: June of each year
    Contact: – (330) 262-3877

      • OH
      Weigand Trust

      Award: Full tuition, fees, book allowance, room and board allowance;
      Eligibility: Must have been a legal resident of Kansas for at least ten years.
      Deadline: February 15
      Contact: Claudette Glenn (316) 943-5797,

        • KS


        Applicants must meet the following criteria

        Applicant is currently enrolled at or accepted to a law school in the U.S.
        Applicant is permanently confined to a wheelchair.
        Applicant is willing to share his or her story with the general public. If applicant wishes to remain anonymous, all effort will be made to withhold the applicant’s identity and protect his or her anonymity.


        Applicants must submit by February 28th

        Award: $1000


        • Disability
          William A. McClain Scholarship

          Award: $2,000
          Eligibility: African American residing in Cincinnati, Ohio;
          Enrolled in an accredited law school (any class standing);
          Demonstrated leadership skills, have a commitment to the community & have financial need
          Deadline: The deadline is February 19
          Contact: Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
          Web site link:

          • Diversity
          • OH
          William S. Kroger

          Applicants must meet the following criteria:
          Recipient is a U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the United States
          Recipient is accepted, and will be attending their first year school in the fall of 2015
          Academic achievement as reflected by an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA
          Amount: $1,000
          Applicants must submit the following by July 1st
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              Wolverine Bar Foundation Scholarship

              Award: at least $500
              Eligibility: Minority law students;
              Michigan residents;
              At least in 2nd year of law school;
              Financial need, merit & an interview
              Deadline: April of each year
              Contact: – (313) 962-0250

              • Diversity
              • MI
              Wood County Bar Association Memorial Fund

              Award: $250
              Eligibility: Connection to 1 of the following counties in West Virginia: Wood, Jackson, Ritchie, Wirt, or Pleasants. Residents of Washington County, Ohio are also eligible;
              Academic record & financial need;
              Deadline: April of each year
              Contact: – (304) 428-GIFT

                  Zelle Hofmann Diversity Scholarship

                  Award: $30,000 to be applied towards the selected recipient’s law school tuition, fees, and text books, with one half of the scholarship paid for the student’s second year of law school and one half of the scholarship paid for the student’s third year of law school subject to the following: To receive the second installment of the scholarship, the recipient must maintain at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA (or its equivalent) through the student’s second year of law school.

                  Eligibility: (1) are a member of a population or group whose background and perspectives are historically underrepresented in the private practice of law; or (2) demonstrate a long-standing commitment to diversity that will be furthered by award of the scholarship.

                  Deadline: April 1


                  • Diversity
                    Zeta Phi Beta Sorority

                    Award: Up to $2,500
                    Eligibility: Female; given for up to one year of full time study
                    Deadline: February 1

                    • Diversity


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