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NameDescriptionDeadline for SubmissionSpecialtyStates
California Indian Law Scholarship

Award: $2,000
Eligibility: Indian ancestry
Deadline: October of each year

October
  • Diversity
    Carolyn Stell Scholarship Award

    Award: $1,000
    Eligibility: Women residents of the greater Lansing, Michigan area;
    Enrolled in a law degree program & have a 2.5 GPA or higher;
    Academic performance, financial need, & demonstrated commitment to the promotion of women in the legal profession
    Deadline: September of each year
    Contact:
    Carolyn Stell Scholarship Award
    c/o Heather A. Gilkey
    Guggemes & Brown, P.C.
    4050 Hunsaker St., Suite 120
    East Lansing, MI 48823

    September
    • Diversity
    • MI
    CCBA Scholarships

    Award: at least $1,000
    Eligibility: Cook County, Illinois residents;
    Currently enrolled in 2nd or 3rd year of law school;
    Primarily based on substance, creativity, originality & overall writing style of required essay
    Deadline: February of each year
    Contact: www.cookcountybar.org – (312) 630-1157

    February
      • IL
      Chief Justice Samuel J. Roberts Scholarship Fund

      Award: $2,000 per year
      Eligibility: Erie County, Pennsylvania residents;
      Entering first year of law school;
      Financial need, academic achievement, and career plans
      Deadline: May of each year
      Contact: http://www.eriebar.com/fdn_roberts.htm – (814) 459-3111

      May
        • PA
        Clarence L. Remynse Scholarship

        Award: $250 – $7,500
        Eligibility: Kalamazoo County, Michigan residents;
        Currently enrolled or planning to enroll as full-time or part-time in accredited college or university;
        Academic achievement, participation in school & community activities indicating potential for leadership, & financial need
        Deadline: December of each year
        Contact: www.kalfound.org – (269) 381-4416

        December
          • MI
          Cole County Bar Association Scholarship

          Award: $1,000
          Eligibility: Cole County, Missouri residents;
          Preference given to applicants related to members of the Cole County Bar Association; Academic achievement & financial need
          Deadline: June of each year
          Contact: Cole County Bar Association, Jefferson City, MO – (573) 751-7317

          June
          • Bar Association
          • MO
          Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley

          Several scholarships
          Award: various
          Eligibility: permanent residents of City of Aurora, Kendall County, and southern Kane County in the State of Illinois.
          Eligibility is restricted to students attending an accredited school on a full-time basis.
          Deadline: various scholarship deadlines
          Contact: http://www.communityfoundationfrv.org/scholarships.html – (630) 896-7800

            • IL
            Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

            Award: $5000
            Eligibility: Personal diversity in terms of ethnicity, gender, physical disability and/or sexual orientation
            Enrolled full-time in an ABA accredited law school and in the 1L year at time of application
            Sincere interest in joining the Firm’s Summer Associate Program following the applicant’s 2L year
            Not a recipient of a similar diversity award from another law firm for the same time period
            Deadline: April of each year
            Contact: http://www.chci.org/chciyouth/scholarship/scholarship.htm – 1-800-EXCELDC

            April
            • Diversity
              Cooley Goodward Kronish Diversity Fellowship Program

              Award: $15000 and an invitation to join Cooley’s Summer Associate Program
              Eligibility: Personal diversity in terms of ethnicity, gender, physical disability and/or sexual orientation
              Enrolled full-time in an ABA accredited law school and in the 1L year at time of application
              Sincere interest in joining the Firm’s Summer Associate Program following the applicant’s 2L year
              Not a recipient of a similar diversity award from another law firm for the same time period
              Deadline: March 15
              Contact: http://www.cooley.com/diversityfellowship

              March
              • Disability
              • Diversity
                Damon J. Keith Scholarship

                Award: at least $1,000
                Eligibility: Michigan residents; Applicants must be in at least their 2nd year in law school;
                Must demonstrate a commitment to social equality & combating racism;
                Applicant’s background, community involvement, activities in pursuit or equal justice for all, & any relevant school, civic, religious or social involvement
                Deadline: April of each year
                Contact: http://www.wbadirect.org/pdf/2008-Damon-J-Keith-Scholarship-Form.pdf – (313) 962-0250

                April
                  • MI
                  Daniel B. Toll Memorial Scholarship Award

                  Award: $1,000
                  Eligibility: New Jersey residents, preferably Camden County;
                  Enrolled in law school in other than their final year of study;
                  Financial need & commitment to charitable, humanitarian & community service activities
                  Deadline: January of each year
                  Contact: http://www.camdencountybar.org/?go=comm_sc_lawsch – (856) 964-3420

                  January
                    • NJ
                    David L. Boren Graduate Fellowships

                    Award: $2,000 – $30,000
                    Eligibility:
                    U.S. Citizens & enrolled in or applying to an accredited graduate school in the United States
                    Interested in introducing an international component to degree studies by focusing on an area of the world that is critical to national security & economic competitiveness
                    All fellowships must include study of a language other than English & the corresponding culture that is appropriate for the degree program in which the student is enrolled. Fellowship recipients incur a service obligation & must agree to work for the federal government or in the field of higher education subsequent to the fellowship period
                    Demonstrated academic excellence; a comprehensive, clear & feasible proposal for study; a plan to develop, maintain or advance language competence; evidence of ability to adapt t a different cultural environment; & the integration of the proposed program into the applicants field & career goals
                    Deadline: January of each year
                    Contact: http://www.borenawards.org/boren_fellowship – (800) 498-9360

                    January
                    • Interest
                      Davis Levin Livingston Scholarship

                      On behalf of Davis Levin Livingston, a Hawaii law firm, I am happy to announce their first law school scholarship. We are offering a $3000 scholarship for the upcoming fall semester to a law student who intends to practice public interest law.

                      The recipient must be a current law school student, or has been accepted to attend law school this fall. Recipients must fill out and submit the application by July 1st, 2014.

                      Website

                      July
                      • Interest
                        Davis Wright Tremaine Diversity Scholarship Program

                        Award: $7,500 & paid summer clerkship
                        Eligibility: First-year law students of color & other diverse backgrounds;
                        Are committed to civic involvement that promotes diversity & will continue that commitment upon entering the legal profession;
                        Willingness to work in sponsor’s Seattle office during summer between first & second year of law school
                        Deadline: January of each year
                        Contact: http://www.dwt.com/recruit/intro/scholarship.htm – (206) 622-3150

                        January
                        • Diversity
                          Dickstein Shapiro Diversity Scholarship

                          Award: $15,000 and position in summer associate program
                          Eligibility: Diverse law students who have completed their first full year of law school.
                          Deadline: October
                          Contact: http://www.dicksteinshapiro.com/careers/diversity/

                          October
                          • Diversity
                            Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship

                            Award:$5,000
                            Eligibility: Academic merit (undergraduate, graduate and law school)
                            Commitment to the pursuit of a career in IP lawMember of a historically under represented group in IP law (including race, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and disability); Written communication skills Oral communication skills determined through an interview of the law student
                            Leadership qualities and community involvement
                            Contact:Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship
                            c/o Christopher Hummel
                            Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
                            1100 13th Street, N.W.
                            Washington, DC 20005
                            Please visit www.bannerwitcoff.com/diversity for more information
                            about this scholarship, Donald W. Banner, and Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

                            January
                            • Diversity
                              Dorsey and Whitney 1L Diversity Program

                              Award: $10,000 & paid summer clerkship
                              Eligibility: All first-year law students of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Applicants must attend an ABA-accredited
                              law school. Successful applicants will have a demonstrated record of academic achievement and a commitment to
                              promoting diversity in the legal community.
                              Deadline: January of each year
                              Contact: http://www.dorsey.com/diversity/overview/

                              January
                              • Diversity
                                DRI — The Voice of the Defense Bar

                                Award: $10,000 annually
                                Eligibility: Second-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, Pan Asian and Native American students.
                                Second-year female law students are also eligible regardless of race or ethnicity.
                                Deadline: March
                                Contact: http://www.dri.org – (312) 795-1101

                                March
                                • Diversity
                                  Dwyer Williams Potter Attorneys, LLP Scholarship

                                  Dwyer Williams Potter Attorneys LLP is pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship to students entering law school in the fall of 2014. The scholarship is available to students graduating from an Oregon University, who have been accepted to an accredited law school anywhere in the United States. The funding is intended to help defray first-year expenses.

                                  Applications for the scholarship are available at the firm’s website: http://www.roydwyer.com/scholarship . The deadline for submission is July 1st, and the scholarship will be awarded in early August. Applicants do not have to be US citizens, but must be authorized to work in the United States. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in undergraduate coursework is required.

                                  The DWP scholarship is to be used exclusively for law school tuition and related expenses. A check for $1,000 will be made payable to the recipient’s law school to cover these expenses.

                                  July
                                    • OR
                                    Earl Warren Civil Rights Training Scholarships

                                    Award: $3,000 per year
                                    Eligibility:
                                    African Americans who are entering or currently enrolled in an accredited law school
                                    Preference given to applicants who are entering their first year of full-time study and who have a well-defined interest in civil rights and community activities
                                    U.S. Citizen
                                    Academic promise; leadership potential; undergraduate academic record; recommendations from professors & employers; desire to use education to benefit others; self-confidence & self-awareness; mature, well-considered career aspirations; unique abilities, qualities & views; commitment to service family, community & nation; & financial need
                                    Deadline: March of each year
                                    Contact: http://www.naacpldf.org/content.aspx?article=43
                                    Write to:
                                    The Earl Warren Legal Training Program, Inc.
                                    99 Hudson Street, Suite1600
                                    New York, NY 10013
                                    (212) 965-2225

                                    March
                                    • Diversity
                                      Edward Traurig Scholarship

                                      Award: $1,000
                                      Eligibility: Waterbury (Connecticut) Judicial District residents
                                      Entering 2nd or final year of study at an accredited law school as a full- or part-time student
                                      Deadline: April of each year
                                      Contact: Waterbury Bar Association, Waterbury, CT

                                      April
                                        • CT
                                        Elaine Osborne Jacobson Award for Women Working in Health Care Law

                                        Award: $3,000
                                        Eligibility:
                                        Women currently enrolled in an accredited North American law school; Only nominations are accepted, candidates may not apply directly
                                        1-3 letters of recommendation
                                        Through candidates law school academic & clinical work & other related activities, demonstrate their apptitude for & long-term commitment to a legal career of advocacy on behalf of the health care needs of children, women, elderly, or the disabled
                                        Deadline: April of each year
                                        Contact: http://www.poundinstitute.org/elainosborne.aspx

                                        April
                                        • Diversity
                                          Erie County Bar Association Scholarship

                                          Award: $500 – $2,000
                                          Eligibility: Erie County, Pennsylvania residents
                                          Entering 2nd or 3rd year at an ABA-accredited law school
                                          Based on a number of factors, including financial need
                                          Deadline: June of each year
                                          Contact: www.eriebar.com – (814) 459-3111

                                          June
                                            • PA
                                            Faegre & Benson Diversity Scholarship

                                            Award: $12,000
                                            Eligibility: To be awarded a Faegre & Benson scholarship, students must be enrolled in an accredited law school in the United States and interested in a summer associate position in one of our U.S. offices.
                                            Deadline: January of each year
                                            Contact: http://www.faegre.com/articles/article_2358.aspx

                                            January
                                            • Diversity
                                              Fall River Bar Association Scholarships

                                              Award: $500
                                              Eligibility: Residents of the greater Fall River, Massachusetts area
                                              Currently enrolled in or accepted to law school
                                              Deadline: April of each year
                                              Contact: (508) 675-6611

                                              April
                                                • MA
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