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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
                                              Oneida-Vilas-Forest County Bar Association Scholarship

                                              Award: amount not specified
                                              Eligibility: Onedia, Vilas, or Forest Counties, Wisconsin residents or students w/ a significant connection to the counties;
                                              Combination of past & potential academic performance, financial need, & course of study
                                              Deadline: October of each year
                                              Contact:
                                              Oneida-Vilas-Forest County Bar Association
                                              c/o Lawrence & Tyler
                                              8617 Highway 51 North
                                              Minocqua, WI 54548

                                              October
                                                • WI
                                                Oscar W. Rittenhouse Memorial Scholarship

                                                Award: $2,500 per year
                                                Eligibility: New Jersey residents;
                                                Accepted for admission for law school with an Interest in preparing for a career as a legal prosecutor;
                                                Financial need must be demonstrated
                                                Deadline: June of each year
                                                Contact:
                                                Oscar W. Rittenhouse Memorial Scholarship
                                                c/o Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow
                                                32 Rahway Avenue
                                                Elizabeth, NJ 07202
                                                http://www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/pdf/prosecutor/rittenhouse.pdf

                                                June
                                                  • NJ
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