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NameDescriptionDeadline for SubmissionSpecialtyStates
San Mateo County Women Lawyers’ Section Educational Foundation Scholarships

Award: $2,000
Eligibility: San Mateo County, California residents or other ties to the County;
Submit letter describing qualifications & why they should be chosen, including law school scholarships they have received & how they are financing their law school education;
Financial need, academic excellence, residential or other ties to the County, & involvement in legal, scholastic, public, private, & community activities
Deadline: March of each year
Contact:
The Women Lawyers Section Education Foundation
P.O. Box 90
San Carlos, CA 94070

March
    • CA
    Sanders J. Mestel Legal Scholarship Fund

    Award: amount not specified
    Eligibility: Stark County, Ohio residents;
    Entering final year of law school;
    Must show financial need & have an interest in trial advocacy;
    Deadline: May of each year
    Contact: www.starkcommunityfoundation.org – (330) 454-3426

    May
      • OH
      Sandy Brown Memorial Scholarship

      Award: at least $500
      Eligibility: National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA) members;
      Rising 2nd or 3rd year law students
      Deadline: November of each year
      Contact: http://www.nblsa.org/site/pages.php?viewpagedetails=139

      November
      • Misc Org
        Santa Barbara Women Lawyers Foundation Scholarships

        Award: $1,000
        Eligibility: Santa Barbara County, California residents at the time of application;
        Special consideration given to students reentering work force, single parents & applicants who demonstrate a strong commitment to promoting gender equality;
        Financial need, academic record, extracurricular activities, & leadership potential
        Deadline: May of each year
        Contact:
        Santa Barbara Women Lawyers Foundation
        P.O. Box 20086
        Santa Barbara, CA 93120-0085
        http://www.sbwl.org/images/SBWLF%20Scholarship%20App.pdf

        May
          • CA
          Santa Clara La Raza Lawyers Scholarship

          Award: $1,000 – $5,000
          Eligibility: You must be a PRESENTLY enrolled La Raza law student currently enrolled in law school;
          San Francisco Bay area resident (as defined by the sponsor on a case-by-case basis);
          Community activities, academic accomplishment, & financial need
          Deadline: July of each year
          Contact: www.larazalawyers-santaclara.com

          July
            • CA
            Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt 1L Diversity Scholarship Program

            Award: $7,500 and a paid summer associate position
            Eligibility: Applicant must possess a record of academic achievement, capacity and leadership as an undergraduate and in law school which evidences promise for a successful career in the legal profession;
            • Applicant must contribute to the diversity of the law school student body and the legal community;
            • Applicant must demonstrate a commitment to practice law in the Pacific Northwest upon completion of law school
            Deadline: January of each year
            Contact: http://www.schwabe.com/recruiting/sum_jobs.html

            January
                Scott County Bar Association Scholarships

                Award: $500
                Eligibility: Scott County, Iowa residents or children of members of the Scott County Bar Association;
                Currently enrolled or planning to enroll at law school
                Contact: www.scottcountybar.org – (309) 786-4900

                • Bar Association
                • IA
                Section of Business Law Scholarships For CLEO Fellows

                Award: $1,000
                Eligibility: ABA law student division members;
                1st or 2nd year law students at ABA-accredited law schools;
                Participated, in either of the 2 previous years, in a CLEO pre-law summer institute program or pre-law weekend program;
                Deadline: January of each year
                Contact: www.abanet.org/buslaw – (312) 988-5627

                January
                    Selected Professions Fellowships For Women Of Color

                    Award: $5,000 – $12,000
                    Eligibility: Women of color;
                    Entering final year of study;
                    U.S. Citizenship or permanent resident status required;
                    Deadline: January of each year
                    Contact: www.aauw.org – (319) 337-1716

                    January
                    • Diversity
                      Serbian Bar Association Of America Scholarship

                      Award: $500 – $2,000
                      Eligibility: Serbian birth or ancestry;
                      Currently enrolled at an accredited law school in the U.S.
                      Deadline: October of each year
                      Contact:
                      Serbian Bar Association of America
                      260 Maple St.
                      Beecher, IL 60401
                      (312) 578-0400

                      October
                      • Diversity
                        Shanker Graduate Scholarships

                        Award: $6,000 over 3 years
                        Eligibility: Former recipients of the Albert Shanker College Scholarships (low-income students who graduated from NYC public school system);
                        Going to graduate school immediately after college;
                        Must have high academic standing, demonstrate leadership qualities, & meet family income requirements
                        Deadline: April of each year
                        Contact: United Federation of Teachers, New York, NY
                        (212) 539-0500

                        April
                        • Diversity
                        • NY
                        Sherman & Sterling Scholarships

                        Award: $13,500 per year; also a $1,500 allowance to attend the sponsor’s Civil Rights Institute
                        Eligibility: African Americans;
                        Applying to or already enrolled in law school;
                        Must present outstanding academic records, above-average LSAT scores, mature & definitive career objectives, & exceptional university & community service
                        Deadline: March of each year
                        Contact: http://www.naacpldf.org/ – (212) 965-2225

                        March
                        • Diversity
                          Sho Sato Memorial Scholarship

                          Award: amount not specified
                          Eligibility: Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) members;
                          Currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited law school;
                          Must submit a statement describing present level of involvement in the JACL or Asian Pacific community & how they will continue involvement in the future;
                          Academic record, extracurricular activities, financial need, & community involvement
                          Deadline: April of each year
                          Contact: www.jacl.org – (415) 921-5225

                          April
                          • Diversity
                          • Misc Org
                            Sidley Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship

                            Award: $15,000 per year
                            Eligibility: Be of diverse background; Be a second year law student; preference to students at schools where Sidley conducts on-campus interviews (OCI) or participates in a resume collection; Have demonstrated academic achievement and leadership qualities; Have a demonstrated ability to contribute meaningfully to the diversity of the law school and/or legal profession
                            Deadline: June
                            Contact: http://www.sidley.com/careers/northamerica/about/diversityscholars/

                            June
                            • Diversity
                              Sidney B. Williams, Jr. Intellectual Property Law School Scholarships

                              Award: $10,000 per year
                              Eligibility: Underrepresented minority groups;
                              Currently enrolled in or accepted to an ABA-accredited law school;
                              U.S. Citizens with a demonstrated intent to engage in the full-time practice of intellectual property law. Recipients are required to join & maintain membership in American Intellectual Property Law Association

                              1) Demonstrated commitment to developing a career in intellectual property law; 2) academic performance at undergraduate, graduate, & law school levels; 3) general factors, such as leadership skills, community activities, or special accomplishments; and 4) financial need

                              Deadline: March of each year
                              Contact: www.thurgoodmarshallfund.org – (212) 634-1870

                              March
                              • Diversity
                                Somerset County Bar Association Foundation Scholarship

                                Award: $500 – $1,500
                                Eligibility: Somerset County, New Jersey residents;
                                Attending or planning to attend law school
                                Deadline: May of each year
                                Contact: Somerset County Bar Association, Somerville, NJ
                                (908) 595-1212

                                May
                                  • NJ
                                  South Asian Bar Association Of Southern California Scholarships

                                  Award: $500
                                  Eligibility: South Asian Bar Association (SABA) members, of south Asian ancestry;
                                  Enrolled in law school;
                                  Commitment & devotion to public interest & activism & service within the south Asian community &/or the larger southern California community
                                  Deadline: April of each year
                                  Contact:
                                  www.sabasc.org
                                  South Asian Bar Association Public Interest Foundation
                                  P.O. Box 81-1423
                                  Los Angeles, CA 90081
                                  (310) 208-1182

                                  April
                                  • Bar Association
                                  • Diversity
                                    Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association Scholarship

                                    Award: $2,000
                                    Eligibility: Greene County, Missouri resident, a graduate of a school in that county, or the child or grandchild of a member or former member of the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association;
                                    In final year of undergraduate school or have earned an undergraduate degeee & applied to attend an accredited law school on a full-time basis
                                    Deadline: March of each year
                                    Contact: Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, Springfield, MO
                                    (417) 831-2783

                                    March
                                    • Bar Association
                                    • MO
                                    St. Thomas More Society Law School Scholarship

                                    Award: $3,000
                                    Eligibility: Parish member within the Diocese of Worcester (MA);
                                    Attending or have a letter of acceptance from an accredited law school
                                    Deadline: June of each year
                                    Contact: St. Thomas More Society, Worcester, MA
                                    (508) 701-7171

                                    June
                                    • Misc Org
                                    • MA
                                    Stamford Bar Association Foundation And Loan Program

                                    Award: up to $1,000
                                    Eligibility: Stamford-Darien area, Connecticut residents;
                                    Contact:
                                    Stamford Bar Association Foundation Scholarship
                                    P.O. Box 1732
                                    Darien, CT 06820
                                    (203) 327-7041

                                      • CT
                                      Stephen Bufton Memorial Scholarship

                                      Award: $10,000 over two years
                                      Eligibility: female citizen;
                                      current student; entering student;
                                      min GPA of 2.5
                                      Deadline: March of each year
                                      Contact:
                                      To obtain application, write to: Sandra Ward, 4802 Chervil Court, Indianapolis, IN 46237
                                      (816) 361-6621
                                      http://www.isu.edu/scholar/forms/ABWASBapp.pdf

                                      March
                                      • Diversity
                                        The Console & Hollawell $1,000 Legal Leaders Scholarship

                                        Award: $1,000
                                        Eligibility: Must be a U.S. citizen.

                                        - Must be a full-time student attending (or planning to attend on a full-time basis) an accredited institution of higher education.

                                        - Must demonstrate admission and plans to enroll, or proof of current enrollment in an accredited institution of higher education. *If you have not yet received your acceptance into college or law school, you may still apply, but the scholarship will not be released without proof of acceptance and enrollment.

                                        - Academic achievement as reflected by a minimum 3.0 GPA.

                                        Deadline: July 15
                                        Contact: http://www.consoleandhollawell.com/pages/legal-leaders-scholarship/

                                        July
                                            The Frederick Rakestraw Law Scholarship

                                            Award: $1,000
                                            Eligibility: Applicants must have been residents of Fulton County, Indiana for at least three years during their high school career, accepted into a graduate program, enrolled in any school of law in the United States and have a cumulative GPA of 2.25
                                            Deadline: June of each year
                                            Contact: www.nicf.org – 1-574-223-2227 or toll-free at 1-877-432-6423

                                            June
                                              • IN
                                              The Kaplan Group Annual Scholarship

                                              Award: $1,000
                                              Eligibility: Law degree program
                                              Deadline: July
                                              Contact: http://www.kaplancollectionagency.com/scholarship/

                                              July
                                                  The Warren County Bar Foundation Scholarship

                                                  Award: $1,500-$3,000
                                                  Eligibility: Students admitted to a an accredited law school who reside in Warren County, New York or a contiguous County. Scholastic record, financial need and a commitment to the successful completion of law school are amont the factors considered.
                                                  Deadline: August 1
                                                  Contact: Lisa Bushman at the Warren County Bar Association, 40 Dix Avenue – Suite C, Glens Falls, NY 12801, 518-792-9239 or online at:
                                                  http://www.wcba-ny.com/foundation.html

                                                  August
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