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NameDescriptionDeadline for SubmissionSpecialtyStates
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
      Otto M. Stanfield Law Scholarship

      Award: amount not specified
      Eligibility: Active in a Unitarian Universalist congregation;
      Enrolled or planning to enroll in law school, active in community affairs & have financial need;
      Pre-law & political science majors are not eligible
      Deadline: February of each year
      Contact: http://archive.uua.org/awards/otto.html – (617) 971-9600

      February
      • Misc Org
        Outstanding Law Student of the Year

        Award: $500
        Eligibility: Law students in their junior or senior year;
        Must be nominated by law school or by student organizations at law schools;
        Achievement in the study of law, service to the law school community, volunteer service to the larger community, &/or pursuit of a law career in spite of prohibiting factors
        Deadline: March of each year
        Contact:
        Outstanding Law Student
        Summer Publishing Bureau
        P.O. Box 661
        Keuka Park, NY 14478
        (908) 753-6358

        March
            Patricia Herron Scholarship

            Award: $1,000
            Eligibility: Contra Costa County, California residents ;
            Completed at least 1 year of law school;
            Demonstrated active involvement in community affairs, including involvement in or commitment to women’s issues
            Deadline: September of each year
            Contact:
            Contra Costa County Bar Association
            c/o: Christine Morrissey
            Attn: Janien Ogando, Esq.
            Women’s Section
            704 Main St.
            Martinez, CA 94553
            (925) 858-9401

            September
            • Interest
            • CA
            Peoria County Bar Association Diversity Scholarship

            Award: $1000 per year
            Eligibility: Racial and ethinic minority law students;
            Intent to practice law in Peoria area;
            Deadline: August of each year
            Contact: Application or email Swilliams@ci.peorial.il.us – (309)-494-8593

            August
            • Diversity
            • IL
            Perkins Coie 1L Diversity Fellowship

            Award: $7,500 and summer associate position
            Eligibility: The individual must contribute meaningfully to the diversity of the law school student body and, upon entering the legal profession, the legal community.
            Deadline: January of each year
            Contact: http://www.perkinscoie.com/diversity/

            January
            • Diversity
              Pfizer/UNCF Corporate Scholars Program

              Award: Summer Internship, amount not specified
              Eligibility: African American, Hispanic Amerian, Asian/Pacific Islander American, or American Indian/Alaskan Native;
              3.0 GPA or higher;
              U.S. Citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, & lawful temporary residents
              Deadline: December of each year
              Contact: http://www.uncf.org/forstudents/scholardetail.asp?Sch_ID=8548 – (866) 671-7237

              December
              • Diversity
                Phi Delta Phi International Exchange Program

                Award: $3,000
                Eligibility: Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity members;
                Interested in participating in a student exchange during the summer between law schools in the U.S. and Latin America;
                Participation, ethics & scholastics
                Deadline: October of each year
                Contact: www.phideltaphi.org – (800) 368-5606

                October
                • Misc Org
                  Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity Balfour Scholarship Awards

                  Award: $3,000 per year
                  Eligibility: Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity members;
                  Participation, ethics & scholastics
                  Deadline: October of each year
                  Contact: www.phideltaphi.org – (800) 368-5606

                  October
                  • Misc Org
                    Pi Gamma Mu Scholarships

                    Award: $1,000 – $2,000
                    Eligibility: Pi Gamma Mu members in good standing;
                    Preference given to those ready to enter or just beginning their 1st year of grad/law school;
                    Financial need is considered
                    Deadline: January of each year
                    Contact: http://www.pigammamu.org/scholarships.html – (620) 221-3128

                    January
                    • Misc Org
                      Polonia Foundation of Ohio Scholarships

                      Award: $750 – $1,500
                      Eligibility: Ohio residents of Polish descent;
                      Financial need, academic achievement, & involvement in Polish groups
                      Deadline: June of each year
                      Contact:
                      Polonia Foundation of Ohio, Inc.
                      6966 Broadway Ave.
                      Cleveland, OH 44105
                      (440) 843-8041

                      June
                      • Diversity
                      • OH
                      Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.  Diversity Scholarship

                      Award: $5000
                      Eligibility: The applicant must be a student who entered his/her first year of law school at an ABA accredited Law School.
                      The applicant must have achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.3 at his/her undergraduate institution.
                      The applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States of America as well as a New Jersey resident.
                      The applicant must not be the recipient of a similar scholarship award from another law firm.
                      Deadline: December 31
                      Contact: Download application

                      December
                      • Diversity
                      • NJ
                      Presidential Anheuser-Busch Scholarships

                      Award: $7,500 per year
                      Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate leadership potential to serve the Asian Pacific American community upon graduation;
                      Students at accredited law schools in the U.S.;
                      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) 626-7693

                      September
                      • Diversity
                        Puerto Rican Bar Association Scholarship Award

                        Award: $2,000 per year
                        Eligibility: Puerto Rican or other Latino students;
                        Planning to enroll or currently enrolled in law school;
                        1st or 2nd year students, or 3rd year part-time students; students working on LL.M. are not eligible;
                        Financial need & academic promise, as well as a commitment to the Latino community
                        Deadline: March of each year
                        Contact: http://www.prba.net/scholarship.htm – (212) 739-4276

                        March
                        • Diversity
                          Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund Scholarship Program for Law Students

                          Award: $2,000 (may vary)
                          Eligibility: First or Second Year Latino Law Students
                          Deadline: February 28, 2009
                          Contact: http://www.prldef.org/legal_education/education/PRBA_scholarship_2009.pdf

                          February
                          • Diversity
                            Richard D. Hailey Law Student Scholarships

                            Award: $1,000
                            Eligibility: Incoming first, second, and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian American, Native American and Bi-Racial AAJ Law Student Members. Interest and proficiency of skills in trial advocacy, desire to represent victims, commitment to AAJ, and financial need
                            Deadline: April of each year
                            Contact: http://www.justice.org/cps/rde/xchg/justice/hs.xsl/1739.htm – 800.424.2725, ext. 593

                            April
                            • Diversity
                            • Misc Org
                              Richard W. and Florence B. Irwin Scholarship

                              Award: $10,000 – $15,000 per year
                              Eligibility: Northhampton, Massachusetts resident (for at least 5 years, must show proof);
                              Attending or accepted for admittance at a law school
                              Deadline: March of each year
                              Contact: www.communityfoundation.org – (413) 732-2858

                              March
                                • MA
                                Rick Sutherland Fellowship Fund

                                Award: Two year grant of up to $12,000 annually
                                Eligibility: Currently employed by a 501 C (3) or (4) organization;
                                Accepted an offer of employment from 501 C (3) or (4);
                                Significant outstanding student loans
                                Deadline: January 30th each year
                                Contact:
                                Earthjustice
                                426 17th Street, 6th Floor
                                Oakland, California 94612
                                (510) 550-6700

                                January
                                • Misc Org
                                  Robert A. Shuker Scholarship

                                  Award: $5,000
                                  Eligibility: Washington D.C. metropolitan area residents;
                                  Entering and continuing law students;
                                  3.0 GPA or higher
                                  Deadline: March of each year
                                  Contact:
                                  Robert A. Shuker Scholarship Fund, Inc., Washington D.C.
                                  (202) 879-1207

                                  March
                                    • DC
                                    Robert Masur Fellowship for Civil Liberties

                                    Award: $1,000
                                    Eligibility: The Robert Masur Fellowship for Civil Liberties, open to first-year law students. Offered annually by The Nation Institute, it consists of a $1000 honorarium for students who intend to carry out significant activities during the summer (in between their first and second year) in the areas of civil rights and/or civil liberties. Proposed activities may include a writing or research project, work with a public interest organization in the areas of civil rights or civil liberties, work on a civil rights or civil liberties law case under the supervision of a faculty member or lawyer, or any other work in the areas of civil rights or civil liberties.

                                    Applicants should send a proposal, no more than two pages, describing his or her intended summer project, along with a resume, a brief letter of recommendation, and the name of their faculty or organizational sponsor to:

                                    Robert Masur Fellowship The Nation Institute 116 East 16th Street, 8th floor New York, NY 10003
                                    All applications must be postmarked by May 15, 2009. For more information, see www.nationinstitute.org or call 212-822-0252.
                                    Deadline: May 15
                                    Contact: 212-822-0252 or http://www.nationinstitute.org/events/208
                                    Robert Masur Fellowship
                                    The Nation Institute
                                    116 East 16th Street, 8th floor
                                    New York, NY 10003

                                    May
                                    • Misc Org
                                      Rockland County Women’s Bar Association Scholarship

                                      Award: amount not specified
                                      Eligibility: Rockland County, New York residents (for at least the past year);
                                      Entering an accredited law school in September;
                                      Academic record, community involvement & extracurricular activities
                                      Contact:
                                      Rockland County Bar Association
                                      337 North Main Street
                                      New City, NY 10956

                                        • NY
                                        Rodney Pulliam Memorial Scholarship

                                        Award: $500.00 to be used exclusively towards a Bar/Bri Bar preparation course
                                        Eligibility: NBLSA member;
                                        A letter from your chapter President or Treasurer certifying that you are a dues paying member for the school year.;
                                        Letter from your law school certifying that you are an eligible J.D. candidate
                                        Deadline: November of each year
                                        Contact: http://www.nblsa.org/site/pages.php?viewpagedetails=139

                                        November
                                        • Misc Org
                                          Roxana C. Arsht Fellowship

                                          Award: $8,300
                                          Eligibility: recent law school graduates and attorneys admitted to the Bar of the Supreme Court of Delaware;
                                          Must apply for the Fellowship within three years of law school graduation;
                                          Must secure a position with a non-profit organization that provides legal services that benefit the Delaware community;
                                          applicants salary may not exceed $50,000 to be eligible for the Fellowship
                                          Deadline: June
                                          Contact: http://www.dsba.org/ – (302) 656-4433

                                          June
                                          • Pub Int
                                          • DE
                                          Russell & Lazarus Safety Scholarship

                                          Award: $2,000

                                          Eligibility: 1L-3L

                                          Deadline: February 1 of each year

                                          This safety scholarship will be awarded to a law student submitting the best 750+ word essay on “How Lawyers Make the World a Safer Place.” The sum is awarded every March.

                                          Contact: http://www.russellandlazarus.com/our-firm/safety-scholarship-law-students/

                                          … but Russell & Lazarus is open to whatever descriptive phrasing your office determines best. If you have any questions please call me at 714-755-5472.

                                          February
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