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NameDescriptionDeadline for SubmissionSpecialtyStates
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
    Hermine Dalkowitz Tobolowsky Scholarship

    Award: amount not specified
    Eligibility: Women in Texas;
    Must have completed at least 2 semesters of study at an accredited college or university in Texas & have a GPA of 3.0 or higher ;
    U.S. Citizen;
    Academic achievement & financial need
    Deadline: January of each year
    Contact: www.bpwtx.org/foundation.asp – (817) 283-0862

    January
      • TX
      Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson 1st Year Diversity Student Fellowship

      Award: $7,500 and a salaried summer associate position
      Eligibility:Diverse background and life experiences, and capacity to contribute meaningfully to the diversity of the legal community.
      Distinction in academic performance; significant accomplishments and activities; and commitment to community service.
      Leadership ability.
      A need for financial assistance may be considered.
      Deadline: January of each year
      Contact: http://www.hcmp.com/Employment/diversity.html

      January
      • Diversity
        Hispanic Lawyers Scholarship Fund

        Award: $2,500 per year
        Eligibility: Illinois Latino residents;
        First year students;
        Academic achievement, financial need, & contributions to the Latino community
        Deadline: March of each year
        Contact: http://www.hlai.org/ – (312) 569-1135

        March
        • Diversity
        • IL
        Honorable Harrison W. Ewing Fellowships

        Award: $1,400
        Eligibility: Alpha Chi Omega sorority members;
        Academic achievement, financial need, chapter involvement, community/campus involvement
        Deadline: March of each year
        Contact: www.alphachiomega.org – (317) 579-5050

        March
        • Misc Org
          Hopi Tribal Priority Scholarship

          Award: amount not specified
          Eligibility: Enrolled members of the Hopi Tribe;
          Academic merit & the likelihood that applicants will use their training & expertise for tribal goals & objectives
          Deadline: July of each year
          Contact: Hopi Tribe, Kykotsmovi, AZ – (800) 762-9630

          July
          • Diversity
            Horizons Foundation Scholarship Program

            Award: $500 – $2,000
            Eligibility:
            Women working in or planning such careers in national security fields;
            Must 1) be currently enrolled at accredited college/university either part- or full-time; 2) demonstrate financial need; 3) be U.S. citizens; 4) 3.25 GPA or higher, and 5) demonstrate interest in preparing for a career related to national security
            Academic achievement, participation in defense & national security activities, field of study, work experience, statements & objectives, recommendations & financial need
            Deadline: July 1 of each year for fall semester; November 1 of each year for spring semester
            Contact: http://wid.ndia.org/horizon/scholar.htm – (703) 247-2552

            JulyNovember
            • Diversity
              Howard Brown Rickard Scholarships

              Award: $3,000 – $12,000
              Eligibility: Legally Blind; pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time, postsecondary course of study in a degree program at a United States’ institution;
              Academic excellence, service to the community, & financial need
              Deadline: March of each year
              Contact: www.nfb.org – (641) 236-3366

              March
              • Disability
                Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship

                Award: $3,000
                Eligibility: Berks County, Pennsylvania resident;
                Entering 2nd year of law school;
                Financial need is considered in selection process
                Deadline: April 1
                Contact: www.bccf.org – 610-685-2223

                April
                  • PA
                  Hudson County Bar Foundation Scholarships

                  Award: $2,000
                  Eligibility: Hudson County, New Jersey residents;
                  Must demonstrate financial need;
                  Must be willing to volunteer at the Hudson County Bar Foundation Law Library
                  Deadline: March of each year
                  Contact: Hudson County Bar Foundation, Jersey City, NJ
                  (201) 798-4708

                  March
                    • NJ
                    Humane Studies Fellowships

                    Award: $2,000 – $12,000
                    Eligibility: Full-time students;
                    Must have clearly demonstrated interest in the classical liberal/libetarian tradition of individual rights & market economics;
                    Academic or professional performance, relevance of work to the advancement of a free society, & potential for success
                    Deadline: December of each year
                    Contact: http://www.theihs.org/ContentDetails.aspx?id=178 – (800) 697-8799

                    December
                    • Interest
                      Illinois Bar Foundation Scholarship

                      Award: $3000
                      Eligibility: 2Ls/3Ls, with preference given to those who plan to practice in Illinois following graduation;
                      academic performance, extracurricular involvement, financial need
                      Deadline: October 1 (submit to 112 Law School)
                      Contact: http://www.isba.org/

                      October
                        • IL
                        Indiana CLEO

                        Award: $9,000
                        Eligibility: Indiana citizen or graduate of an Indiana college/university
                        Deadline: February 14
                        Contact: http://www.in.gov/judiciary/cleo/

                        March
                          • IN
                          Indiana Sheriff’s Association Scholarship Program

                          Award: $500
                          Eligibility: Indiana Resident;
                          Committed to pursuing and education and career in law enforcement at an IN college or univ;
                          Applicant must be a member of the association, or dependent child, or grandchild of current member;
                          full-time student;
                          Deadline: April 1
                          Contact:
                          P.O. Box 19127
                          Indianapolis, IN 46219
                          1-800-622-4779
                          http://www.indianasheriffs.org/ns/scholarships.php

                          April
                          • Misc Org
                          • IN
                          Indiana State Bar Association Utility Law Section

                          Eligibility: Studying at one of the four ABA accredited law schools in Indiana.
                          Deadline: August 1
                          Contact: Michelle Gill
                          Indiana Bar Foundation
                          230 E. Ohio Street, 4th Floor
                          Indianapolis, IN 46204
                          (317) 269-2415

                          August
                            • IN
                            International Public Management Association For Human Resources Graduate Study Fellowship

                            Award: $2,000 per year maximum
                            Eligibility: Professional members of the International Public Management Association for Human Resources for at least 1 year ;
                            At least 5 years of full-time professional experience;
                            Academic record, demonstrated leadership abilities, & commitment to public service. Financial need is not considered in the selection process
                            Deadline: May of each year
                            Contact: www.ipma-hr.org – (703) 549-7100

                            May
                            • Misc Org
                              Iranian American Bar Association Law Student Scholarship

                              Award: $3,000
                              Eligibility: be accepted or enrolled in a full time (3Ls and LLMs are eligible) accredited U.S. law school (UCI School of Law applications will be accepted), (2) have demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of the Iranian-American community, and (3) be of Iranian heritage.
                              Deadline: March 31
                              Contact: http://www.iaba.us/iaba-scholarship/

                              March
                              • Diversity
                                Isabelle Durrah Legal Scholarship

                                Award: amount not specified
                                Eligibility: Residents of the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area;
                                1st, 2nd, & 3rd year J.D. students;
                                2.5 GPA or higher
                                Deadline: June of each year
                                Contact: Barristers’ Spouses of the District of Columbia, Inc., Washington, DC
                                (202) 244-1081

                                June
                                  • DC
                                  Italian American Lawyers Association Scholarship

                                  Award: $2,500
                                  Eligibility: Los Angeles County, California residents;
                                  Italian American heritage;
                                  Academic achievement, potential contribution to the Italian American community, & financial need;
                                  Deadline: September of each year
                                  Contact: http://www.iala.lawzone.com/

                                  September
                                  • Diversity
                                  • CA
                                  J.L. Turner Legal Association Minority Law Student Texas Bar Review Scholarship

                                  Award: Amount not specified: cost of bar review course and other bar-related expenses.
                                  Eligibility: U.S. citizen;
                                  Be enrolled in an accredited law school;
                                  be in good academic standing;
                                  Deadline: September 15
                                  Contact: http://www.jltla.org

                                  September
                                  • Diversity
                                    Jack & Sayde Gibson Scholarship

                                    Award: amount not specified
                                    Eligibility:
                                    African American law students who have a 2.5 GPA or higher;
                                    Applicants should have 1) taken an entertainment law or sports law related course, 2) actively participated in entertainment or sports law field through an internship or job, or 3) attended an entertainment or sports law seminar or conference after beginning law school
                                    Must have assisted at conferences, events, or in the office of the Black Entertainment & Sports Lawyers Association

                                    Contact: www.besla.org – (866) 273-4935

                                    • Diversity
                                    • Interest
                                      Jack Lyle Scholarship (Sponsored by the Indiana Lawyers Alliance)

                                      Award: amount not specified
                                      Eligibility: 2-3 year Law Student;
                                      Academic Excellence;
                                      Good Citizenship and leadership skills;
                                      Plans to practice in Indiana;
                                      Indiana Resident;
                                      Not receiving other scholarships;
                                      Deadline: Odd Years Notre Dame
                                      Contact:
                                      Theresa Browning
                                      Director of Development and Communications
                                      Indiana Bar Foundation
                                      230 East Ohio Street
                                      Indianapolis, IN 46204
                                      Direct: 317-269-7864
                                      Fax: 317-329-4867
                                      Tbrowning@inbf.org

                                        • IN
                                        Jackson County Bar Association Scholarship

                                        Award: $2,000
                                        Eligibility: Jackson County, Michigan resident;
                                        2.5 GPA or higher;
                                        Enrolled full- or part-time;
                                        Academic achievement, an essay on career objectives, community involvement, & law school activities. Financial need is not considered
                                        Deadline: April of each year
                                        Contact:
                                        Jackson County Bar Association, Jackson, MI
                                        (517) 768-8568

                                        April
                                          • MI
                                          James F. Connolly LexisNexis Academic & Library Solutions Scholarship

                                          Award: $3,000
                                          Eligibility: Library school graduates working on a law degree;
                                          Have no more than 36 semester credit hours of study remaining before qualifying for law degree;
                                          Have meaningful law library experience;
                                          Evidence of financial need must be submitted. Preference is given to librarians who have demonstrated an interest in government publications
                                          Deadline: April of each year
                                          Contact: http://www.aallnet.org/services/sch_connolly.asp – (312) 939-4764

                                          April
                                          • Interest
                                            James I. Smith Notre Dame Law School Scholarship Fund

                                            Award: amount not specified
                                            Eligibility: Residents of Allegheny County, PA;
                                            Deadline: April of each year
                                            Contact: http://www.acbf.org/Loans_Scholarships/James_Smith_Fund.asp

                                            April
                                              • PA
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