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NameDescriptionDeadline for SubmissionSpecialtyStates
Ruth Rabstein Scholarship

Award: $1,500
Eligibility: Women law students with ties to Mercer County, New Jersey;
Academic achievement, community service, & financial need
Deadline: April of each year
Contact:
Women Lawyers’ Caucus of Mercer County,
P.O. Box 56141
Trenton, NJ 08638
(609) 984-0231

April
  • Diversity
  • NJ
Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. Law School Scholarship Essay Contest

This scholarship is open to all students 18 years of age or older at an American Bar Association approved institution, and law.nd.edu is one.

The link to all the scholarship information and rules are on this page: http://www.salvilaw.com/law-school-scholarship-essay-contest/

There, the students will be able to download the application form, and view all topics they can write about. First prize is $2,500, second prize is $1,500, third prize is $500, and there will be five honorable mention prizes at $100 each.

The deadline is June 9th.

June
    • IL
    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
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