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NameDescriptionDeadline for SubmissionSpecialtyStates
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
                                              Thomas F. Black, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund

                                              Award: $15,000
                                              Eligibility: Rhode Island residents;
                                              Entering first year of law school;
                                              Full-time student;
                                              Demonstrated good character, scholastic achievement, & financial need
                                              Deadline: March of each year
                                              Contact: www.ribar.com – (401) 421-5740

                                              March
                                                • RI
                                                Thomas M. McGovern Scholarship

                                                Award: $400 – $800 per year
                                                Eligibility: Bristol County, Massachusetts current & former residents;
                                                Completed 1 year of law school;
                                                Financial need
                                                Deadline: April of each year
                                                Contact:
                                                Sabra & Aspen, P.A.
                                                1026 County Street
                                                Somerset, MA 02726
                                                www.bristolcpcs.org/BristolBar.html – (508) 990-1303

                                                April
                                                  • MA
                                                  Thomas P. Thornton Scholarship

                                                  Award: $1,500
                                                  Eligibility: Irish descent (documented);
                                                  2nd & 3rd year law students with a 2.5 GPA or higher;
                                                  Documented financial need
                                                  Deadline: March of each year
                                                  Contact:
                                                  Incorporated Society of Irish American Lawyers
                                                  c/o Stacey Harb
                                                  15140 Farmington Road
                                                  Livonia, MI 48154

                                                  March
                                                  • Diversity
                                                    Thomas T. Hayashi Memorial Scholarships

                                                    Award: amount not specified
                                                    Eligibility: Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) members;
                                                    Planning to enroll in an accredited law school;
                                                    Special consideration is given to applicants who demonstrate an interest in entering the legal profession as a means of securing justice for the disadvantaged;
                                                    Academic record, extracurricular activities, financial need, & community involvement
                                                    Deadline: March of each year
                                                    Contact: www.jacl.org – (415) 921-5225

                                                    March
                                                    • Misc Org
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