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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
                                                Heller Ehrman Diversity Fellowship

                                                Award: $7,500 and a paid summer associate position
                                                Eligibility: First-year law students who contribute to the diversity of their law school student body and who will contribute to the diversity of the legal community
                                                Deadline: January of each year
                                                Contact: http://www.hellerehrman.com/en/careers/summer_fellowship.aspx

                                                January
                                                • Diversity
                                                  Herbert Lehman Scholarships For African-American Law Students

                                                  Award: $2000
                                                  Eligibility: African American;
                                                  U.S. Citizen;
                                                  Applications for college scholarships may be requested between November 1, and March 31, by writing to The Herbert Lehman Education Fund. All requests for applications should be from the applicant and should include information about the applicant’s college plans and career goals;
                                                  Academic potential, character, educational goals, academic abilities & community/school involvement
                                                  Deadline: March of each year
                                                  Contact: http://www.naacpldf.org/content.aspx?article=32 – (212) 965-2225

                                                  March
                                                  • Diversity
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