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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
          Federal Bar Association – Western Michigan Chapter Scholarship

          Award: $1,500
          Eligibility: Student must have been a permanent resident in the area served by the association’s Western Michigan Chapter or have had prior employment experience in the legal profession in that geographic area
          Enrolled or accepted for enrollment at an accredited law school
          Deadline: September of each year
          Contact: http://www.fedbar.org/wmichigan.html

          September
            • MI
            Federal Circuit Bar Association Scholarships

            Award: $5,000
            Eligibility: Currently enrolled in ABA-accredited law schools
            Based primarily on financial need, although academic promise, either in undergraduate study or law school, is also considered
            Deadline: April of each year
            Contact: http://www.fedcirbar.org/olc/pub/LVFC/cpages/misc/scholar.jsp – (202) 408-4205

            April
            • Bar Association
              Finnegan Henderson Diversity Scholarship

              Award: $12,000 per year
              Eligibility:
              Open to law students from underrepresented minority groups (American Indians/Alaskan Natives, Blacks/African Americans, Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders & Hispanics/Latinos) who have demonstrated a commitment to a career in intellectual property law
              Currently enrolled either as a 1st-year full-time student or 2nd-year part-time student
              Must have earned a degree in life sciences, engineering, or computer science, or have substantial prior trademark experience
              Academic preformance at the undergraduate, graduate (if applicable), and law school level; relevant work experience; community service; leadership skills’ and special accomplishments
              Deadline: February of each year
              Contact: http://www.finnegan.com

              February
              • Diversity
                First Annual Law School Student Loan Scholarship

                Award: $2,000
                Eligibility: Recipient is financing their entire law school education with student loans and scholarships.
                Recipient is a U.S. citizen currently attending an accredited law school within the United States.
                Academic achievement as reflected by a minimum 3.3 GPA and have completed at least one semester of classes at an accredited law school.

                Deadline: December 20
                For an application, students will have to submit our “Contact Us” form on our website choosing “Scholarship” as a reason for contact. Our website url is: http://www.daytonbankruptcylawfirm.com.

                December
                    Fish & Richardson Diversity Fellowship Program

                    Award: $5,000 and a paid summer associate position
                    Eligibility: Member of diverse group
                    Deadline: December
                    Contact: http://www.fr.com/diversity/index.cfm?child=diversity

                    December
                    • Diversity
                      Foster Pepper PLLC 1L Diversity Fellowship

                      Award: $7,500 and paid summer associate position in our Seattle office
                      Eligibility: The Foster Pepper 1L Diversity Fellowship is open to all individuals of color or another diverse background who:
                      ● Are enrolled and in good standing as a first-year law student (Juris Doctor) at an ABA accredited law school;
                      ● Demonstrate a record of academic achievement that evidences great promise for a successful career during the remainder of law school and in the legal profession;
                      ● Contribute meaningfully to the diversity of the law school student body, and upon entering the legal profession, the legal community; and
                      ● Demonstrate a commitment to practice law in Seatt le, Washington following graduation from law school.
                      Deadline: January
                      Contact: http://www.foster.com/about.aspx?nav=1&desc=20

                      January
                      • Diversity
                        Frank H. Lang Merit Scholarship

                        Award: $1,000
                        Eligibility: Residents of the following California counties: Calaveras, Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tulare, & Tuolumne
                        Enrolled in or entering their first year of law school; Solely on merit
                        Deadline: May of each year
                        Contact: Lang, Richert & Patch, Fresno, CA – (559) 228-6700

                        May
                          • CA
                          Fred Finch, Jr. Scholarship

                          Award: $2,000
                          Eligibility: African American; Enrolled in 2nd or 3rd year of law school
                          Have a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth area in Texas
                          Deadline: September of each year
                          Contact: www.jltla.org/scholarships.html – (214) 761-1707

                          September
                          • Diversity
                          • TX
                          Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarships

                          Award: $10,000 fellowship. The internship portion of the program provides a $1,000 weekly stipend
                          Eligibility: African American, Asian American, Pacific Islander, Hispanic, Native American, & Alaska Native students
                          Enrolled in their 1st year of law school
                          Must be interested in practicing law in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area
                          Financial need is not considered
                          Deadline: March of each year
                          Contact: http://www.fredlaw.com/firm/scholarship.htm – (612) 492-7117

                          March
                          • Diversity
                          • MN
                          Gayle & Harvey Rubin Scholarship

                          Award: amount not specified
                          Eligibility: Oregon residents;
                          Enrolled in full-time study;
                          Deadline: February of each year
                          Contact: www.osac.state.or.us – (800) 452-8807, ext. 7395

                          February
                            • OR
                            George H. Nofer Scholarship for Law and Public Policy - Scholarship for Students Who are Deaf of Hard of Hearing

                            Award: $5,000
                            Eligibility: full-time graduate students with a moderately-severe to profound hearing loss who use listening and spoken language and who are attending an accredited law school or a masters or doctoral program in public policy or public administration
                            Deadline: April 10
                            Contact: http://www.listeningandspokenlanguage.org/Document.aspx?id=285

                            April
                            • Disability
                              George V. Powell Diversity Scholarship

                              Award: $7500 3rd year and Summer Associate
                              Eligibility: Contribute to diversity of legal community; desire to work, live, practice in Seattle or Portland
                              Deadline: October 1
                              Contact:
                              Len Roden, Manager of Attorney Recruiting
                              Lane Powell PC
                              1420 Fifth Avenue, Suite 4100
                              Seattle, WA 98101-2338
                              rodenl@lanepowell.com
                              http://www.lanepowell.com/firm/scholarship.asp
                              206-223-6123

                              October
                              • Diversity
                              • OR
                              Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Scholarship

                              Award: $10,000
                              Eligibility: Currently enrolled in ABA-accredited law schools;
                              Based primarily on financial need, although academic promise, either in undergraduate study or law school, is also considered
                              Deadline: April of each year
                              Contact: Scholarship Website

                              April
                                  Glenn D. Peters Law School Scholarships

                                  Award: $750 – $1,500
                                  Eligibility: Permanent resident of the Northern District of Indiana for the U.S. District Court (roughly the northern third of IN);
                                  Full-time enrollment;
                                  Academic achievement, involvement in extracurricular activities, & financial need;
                                  Deadline: May of each year
                                  Contact: Bank Calumet, Hammond, IN – (800) 262-1131

                                  May
                                    • IN
                                    Goodwin Public Interest Fellowships for Law Students of Color

                                    Award: $7,500
                                    Eligibility: Students of color
                                    Deadline: February
                                    Contact: http://www.goodwinprocter.com/Careers/Diversity/The-Goodwin-Diversity-Fellowships.aspx

                                    February
                                    • Diversity
                                    • Pub Int
                                      H. Fletcher Brown Scholarship

                                      Award: amount not specified
                                      Eligibility: Delaware residents who were born in Delaware;
                                      College seniors entering first year of graduate school, are of good moral character, & need financial assistance frm sources outside their family;
                                      Applicants must have SAT scores 1000 or higher, rank in the upper 20% of their class, and demonstrate financial need;
                                      Finalists are interviewed
                                      Deadline: March of each year
                                      Contact: H. Fletcher Brown Trust, Wilmington, DE – (302) 429-1186

                                      March
                                        • DE
                                        Hall Law School Scholarship

                                        Award: amount not specified
                                        Eligibility: Open to members of Houston Area Law Librarians (HALL) for 3 of the past 5 years;
                                        Enrolled or accepted in an ABA-accredited J.D. program with preference given to a program in the greater Houston area & to an applicant w/ prior professional library or library-related experience;
                                        Applicants may not have received any financial assistance from their employer for tuition, fees, materials, etc
                                        Contact: http://www.aallnet.org/chapter/hall/grants.htm – (713) 313-7328

                                        • Misc Org
                                          Harold & Harriet Plum Memorial Scholarship Award

                                          Award: $1,000
                                          Eligibility: Open to students at accredited law schools;
                                          Financial need & academic achievement
                                          Deadline: December of each year
                                          Contact: http://www.camdencountybar.org/?go=comm_sc_lawsch – (856) 964-3420

                                          December
                                              Harris Y. Cotton Memorial Scholarship

                                              Award: $2,500 per year
                                              Eligibility: New Jersey residents accepted for admission to a law school;
                                              Interest in preparing for a career as a prosecutor, with an emphasis on domestic violence or hate crimes prosecutions;
                                              Financial need must be demonstrated;
                                              Finalists are interviewed
                                              Deadline: June of each year
                                              Contact:County Prosecutors Assoc. of New Jersey Foundation, c/o John G. Laky, Secretary, Warren County Prosecutor’s Office, 413 Second Street, Belvidere, NJ 07823
                                              (856) 225-8466

                                              June
                                                • NJ
                                                Harry A. Blackmun Scholarship

                                                Award: $10,000 – $15,000 per year
                                                Eligibility: Open to students enrolled or about to enroll in an accredited law school in the U.S. to work on a J.D. degree;
                                                Academic achievement, financial need, & potential for making a contribution to society & the legal profession;
                                                Preference is given to applicants from Minnesota
                                                Deadline: June of each year
                                                Contact: Harry A. Blackmun Scholarship Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, MD
                                                (410) 685-3813

                                                June
                                                  • MN
                                                  Hartman E. Stime Scholarship

                                                  Award: $2,000
                                                  Eligibility: DuPage County, Illinois resident;
                                                  Law students entering 2nd year;
                                                  Academic achievement & financial need. Interview required
                                                  Deadline: March of each year
                                                  Contact: www.dcba.org/public/found.htm – (630) 653-7779

                                                  March
                                                    • IL
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