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NameDescriptionDeadline for SubmissionSpecialtyStates
Mercer County Bar Foundation Law Scholarship

Award: $500 – $1,500
Eligibility: Mercer County, New Jersey residents;
Attending or planning on attending an accredited law school;
Involvement in community organizations & financial need
Deadline: July of each year
Contact: www.mercerbar.com – (609) 585-6200

July
    • NJ
    Michael F. O’Donnell Memorial Scholarships

    Award: $500 – $5,000
    Eligibility: Sonoma County, California residents;
    Currently enrolled in law school or interested in a law-related career;
    Academic accomplishments & financial need
    Deadline: February of each year
    Contact: http://www.sonomacf.org/grants_scholarships/scholarship.shtml – (707) 579-4801

    February
      • CA
      Michigan Auto Law Diversity Scholarship

      Award: $2,000
      Eligibility: Recipient is a Michigan resident accepted to or currently attending an accredited law school within the United States, or a non-Michigan resident attending an accredited Michigan law school; first or second year of law school; must be member of an ethnic or racial minority or demonstrate a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career.
      Deadline: April of each year
      Contact: http://www.michiganautolaw.com/firm_profile/attorney-careers/diversity-scholarship.php

      April
      • Diversity
      • MI
      Middlesex County Bar Association Law School Scholarship Program

      Award: amount not specified
      Eligibility: Middlesex County, New Jersey residents;
      Attending or planning to attend law school;
      Deadline: April of each year
      Contact: www.mcbalaw.com – (732) 828-3433

      April
        • NJ
        Mike Eidson Scholarship

        Award: $5,000
        Eligibility: rising 3L (or rising 4L in a night program) female student who has demonstrated a commitment to a career as a plaintiffs’ lawyer or criminal defense lawyer
        Deadline: May of each year
        Contact: http://www.justice.org/cps/rde/xchg/justice/hs.xsl/8514.htm

        May
            Millbank Diversity Scholars

            Award: $50,000 and salaried summer position
            Eligibility: groups traditionally underrepresented in large law firms
            Deadline: September
            Contact: http://www.milbank.com/en/Diversity

            September
            • Diversity
              Miller Johnson Michigan Diversity Scholarship

              Award: $5,000
              Eligibility: students of color pursuing a law degree at any accredited law school in the U.S.; permanent resident of Michigan
              Deadline: April
              Contact: http://grcf.egrant.org/ Rapids Community Foundation, 616-454-1751

              April
              • Diversity
              • MI
              Miller Nash Law Student Diversity Fellowship

              Award: $7,500 and paid summer clerk position
              Eligibility: Applicant must be a first- or second-year law student in good standing at an ABA- accredited law school.
              Applicant must intend to work, live, and practice law in the Pacific Northwest.
              Deadline: 1L January; 2L October
              Contact: http://www.millernash.com/fellowship.aspx

              JanuaryOctober
              • Diversity
                Milton D. Rosenberg Scholarship

                Award: amount not specified
                Eligibility: Washington County, Pennsylvania residents;
                Currently enrolled in law school;
                Contact: www.patla.org – (215) 546-6451

                  • PA
                  Minority Corporate Counsel Scholarship

                  Award: $10,000 per year
                  Eligibility: admitted to accredited law school;
                  US citizen;
                  commitment to diversity;
                  Deadline: June 1
                  Contact: http://www.mcca.com/ – (703) 205-3443

                  June
                  • Diversity
                    Minoru Yasui Memorial Scholarship

                    Award: amount not specified
                    Eligibility: Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) members;
                    Attending or planning to attend an accredited law school;
                    Preference is given to applicants with a strong interest in human & civil rights;
                    Academic record, extracurricular activities, financial need, & community involvement
                    Deadline: April of each year
                    Contact: www.jacl.org – (415) 921-5225

                    April
                    • Misc Org
                      Monroe County Bar Association Scholarship

                      Award: $500
                      Eligibility: Applicants must have graduated from a school (public or private) in Monroe County, Michigan & be residents of the county at the time of application;
                      Currently enrolled or acceptetd at accredited law schools;
                      Deadline: April of each year
                      Contact:
                      Monroe County Bar Association
                      Scholarship Committee
                      P.O. Box 587
                      Monroe, MI 48161
                      www.cfmonroe.org – (734) 242-3434

                      April
                        • MI
                        Morgan Lewis Diversity Fellowship Program

                        Award: $15,000 per year and salaried summer associate positions
                        Eligibility: (1) have successfully completed one year of law school, (2) have demonstrated academic excellence, (3) have outstanding leadership skills, (4) have an interest in employment with Morgan Lewis, and (5) have a demonstrated interest in promoting diversity.
                        Deadline: September
                        Contact: http://www.morganlewis.com/documents/DiversityFellowshipApplication.pdf

                        September
                        • Diversity
                          Morris Scholarship

                          Award: $1,500 per year
                          Eligibility: African American, Asian/Pacific Islanders, Hispanics, or Native Americans;
                          Iowa residents and high school graduates, preference given to native Iowans attending law school in Iowa;
                          2.5 GPA or higher;
                          Academic achievement, a statement of educational & career goals, community service, & financial need
                          Deadline: March of each year
                          Contact: www.morrisscholarship.org – (515) 282-8192

                          March
                          • Diversity
                          • IA
                          NAACP Law Fellowship

                          Award: $3,200
                          Eligibility: Interest in civil rights/other;
                          Deadline: March 15 each year
                          Contact: (410) 580-5125

                          March
                          • Pub Int
                            NAPABA Law Foundation Scholarships

                            Award: $2,500 per year
                            Eligibility: Demonstrate leadership potential to serve the Asian Pacific American community upon graduation;
                            Students at accredited law schools;
                            Demostrated commitment to & interest in pro bono &/or public interest legal work, financial need, leadership potential, maturity & responsibility, & commitment to serving the needs of the Asian Pacific American community
                            Deadline: September of each year
                            Contact: www.napaba.org – (202) 775-9555

                            September
                            • Diversity
                              National Italian American Foundation Scholarship

                              Award: $2,000 to $15,000
                              Eligibility: Current enrollment in college/law school;
                              Minimum GPA of 3.5;
                              Ancestor who emigrated from Italy.
                              Deadline: March 1
                              Contact: www.niaf.org

                              March
                              • Diversity
                                Navajo Nation Graduate Trust Fund and Fellowship

                                Award: $500 – $10,000
                                Eligibility: Members of the Navajo Nation;
                                Preference given to priority fields (deemed by Education Committee of the Navajo Nation Council), including law;
                                Preference also given to students at institutions that provide matching funds to the Navajo Nation or its student participants;
                                Point system is used to determine the amount of award and is based on the following: graduate level, total cost of education, estimated financial need, other aid received, & other circumstances
                                Deadline: April of each year
                                Contact: www.onnsfa.org/gradfund.asp – (800) 243-2956

                                April
                                • Diversity
                                  Navy Law Education Program

                                  Award: Regular Pay + up to $500 for required textbooks & 1-time payment of $1,500 for a bar examination review course
                                  Eligibility: Active-duty Navy commissioned officers in pay grade O-3 or below;
                                  Served 2-6 years on active duty & must hold baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution;
                                  Following completion of their law degree, participants serve as career judge advocates in the Navy for 2 years for each year of legal training from this program
                                  Deadline: January of each year
                                  Contact: www.bupers.navy.mil – (850) 452-1001, ext. 2219

                                  January
                                  • Military
                                    Nelson Mandela Scholarship

                                    Award: $1,000
                                    Eligibility: African Americans who plan to enter law school the following fall or are currently enrolled in their 1st year of law school;
                                    Preference given to those who can demonstrate financial need;
                                    Essay, community service, future career plans, & extracurricular activities
                                    Deadline: February of each year
                                    Contact: http://www.nblsa.org/site/pages.php?viewpagedetails=139

                                    February
                                    • Diversity
                                      New Jersey Hispanic Bar Foundation Scholarship

                                      Award: amount not specified
                                      Eligibility: New Jersey residents (for at least 3 years prior to enrolling in law school);
                                      Completed at least 1 year at an ABA-approved law school in the U.S.;
                                      Must be of Hispanic ancestry (at least 1 parent of Hispanic descent) with a GPA of 2.0 or higher;
                                      Financial need is considered
                                      Deadline: May of each year
                                      Contact: http://www.njhba.org/live/web_images/HBA_Scholarship.doc

                                      May
                                      • Diversity
                                      • NJ
                                      NIABA Scholarship Program

                                      Award: $1,000
                                      Eligibility: Student members of the National Italian American Bar Association (NIABA);
                                      Scholastic ability, character, activities, & financial need
                                      Deadline: August of each year
                                      Contact: http://www.niaba.org/scholarships/

                                      August
                                      • Bar Association
                                        NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund

                                        Award: $1,000-$5,000
                                        Eligibility: Students at accredited law schools;
                                        Deadline: June 1
                                        Contact: http://www.nradefensefund.org/

                                        June
                                            NursesLink.org College Student Scholarship

                                            Award: $500
                                            Eligibility: enrolling in the next six months or currently enrolled in a NON-nursing education program offered by a community college, trade school or university.
                                            Deadline: October 31
                                            Contact:

                                            College Student Scholarship

                                            October
                                                NWSBAF Law School/Paralegal/Criminal Justice Scholarships

                                                Award: $500 – $1,000
                                                Eligibility: Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division residents;
                                                Academic achievement, involvement in school activities, extracurricular activities & financial need;
                                                Deadline: March of each year
                                                Contact: www.nwsba.org – (847) 221-2601

                                                March
                                                  • IL
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