Law Scholarships

Scholarships open to students studying law, criminal justice, or planning to/attending Law School.

Advancement of Animal Law Scholarships
Sponsor: Animal Legal Defense Fund
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current 1Ls and 2Ls law students (or 3Ls in a four-year program) who are a member of an active SALDF chapter and demonstrate outstanding commitment to animal law.

TMCF | AIPLEF Sidney B. Williams Scholarship
Sponsor: TMCF | American Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: April 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students entering or attending law school in the 2020-2021 academic school year who show demonstrated commitment to developing a career in intellectual property law.

Robert A. Shuker Scholarship
Sponsor: Robert A. Shuker Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending a law school who are legal residents of the Greater Metropolitan Area of Washington D.C., which is defined as including the Maryland counties of Montgomery, Prince Georges, Anne Arundel, and Howard, and the Virginia counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudon, Prince William, and the City of Alexandria.

Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Calaveras Big Trees Association
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled full-time in an accredited California post-secondary educational institution whose educational career goal coincides in communicating and interpreting nature’s wonder. Applicant must be pursuing degrees in environmental protection, forestry, wildlife and fisheries biology, parks and recreation, park management, environmental law and public policy, environmental art, or California history.

Law Offices of Jon Friedman Scholarship
Sponsor: Law Offices of Jon Friedman
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursing an undergraduate degree in pre-law studies or a student entering law school in the Fall 2020 semester. Applicant must submit an essay on an area of law that interests them.

AICA Orthopedics’ Scholarship Program
Sponsor: AICA Orthopedics
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current and prospective students enrolled at an accredited U.S. university who is at least 18 years of age. Law and Medical students are encouraged to apply, but scholarship is open to all students. Applicant must submit an essay explaining what field they are majoring in and why they chose the major.

Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Bar Association of San Francisco
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: April 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to qualified students from minority groups underrepresented in law schools who attend one of the Law Schools in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Travis W. Watkins Tax Resolution & Accounting Firm Scholarship
Sponsor: Travis W. Watkins – Tax Resolution and Accounting Firm
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to any current or soon-to-be student who has had his or her family’s life altered because of tax controversies (back taxes owed, audits, etc.)

Artemis Andriotis Scholarship
Sponsor: Andriotis Law Firm, P.A.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who have career aspirations of becoming a lawyer. Applicant must submit a video essay on why they want to become a lawyer.

Earl Warren Scholarship
Sponsor: NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in their final year of college/university or their first year of law school. Applicant must be studying law. Applicant must have demonstrated an ongoing commitment to racial justice and civil rights.

Mann Law Firm Legal Scholarship
Sponsor: Mann Law Firm
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to first year law students who are U.S. citizens or authorized to work in the U.S. Applicant must have written an article which has been published (in print or digital media).

Rizio Liberty Lipinsky Lawyer Scholarship
Sponsor: Rizio Law Firm
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to future law students who have accepted admission into law school for the 2020-2021 academic year and current law students who will still be in law school throughout the 2020-2021 year. Applicant must submit a personal essay on their desire to pursue a legal career.

Spence Reese Scholarship
Sponsor: Boys & Girls Club of Greater San Diego
Amount: Up to $6,000
Closing Date: April 3, 2020extended to May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to male students in their senior year of high school who are planning to pursue higher education in medicine, engineering, law, or political science. Finalists are required to attend a personal interview in San Diego, California.

Michael Greenberg Student Writing Competition
Sponsor: National LGBT Bar Association
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 14, 2020
Description: Competition is open to students enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school. Applicant must submit an essay on a legal issue affecting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and/or intersex community.

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Law Libraries
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to college graduates who are members of a minority group as defined by current U.S. government guidelines and are degree candidates in accredited library or law schools and who intend to have a career in law librarianship.

AIAS Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students who intend to pursue a career in any aspect of game development including but not limited to: art, animation, programming, engineering, game direction, game design, sound design, law, marketing, and business marketing.

DOH Scholarships
Sponsor: West Virginia Department of Transportation
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to West Virginia residents who will be entering their junior year of college or second year of law school. Applicant must be enrolled in a Civil Engineering, General Engineering, Computer Sciences, or Accounting baccalaureate degree or Juris Doctorate degree at a state accredited college or university. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Moses and Rooth Legal Scholarship
Sponsor: Moses and Rooth Attorneys at Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming 1L or currently enrolled law students who will be enrolled during the Fall 2020 academic semester. Applicant must submit an essay on what they intend to do with their law degree and how society with benefit.

Laws101.com Scholarship
Sponsor: Laws101.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current law school students in the United States. Applicant must select any controversial legal topic and defend their stance on the matter.

Goodwin & Scieska Innovation Scholarship
Sponsor: The Law Offices of Goodwin & Scieszka
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: June 5, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current law students at an accredited law school within the U.S. or at an accredited undergraduate university planning to attend law school. Applicant must have at least a 2.8 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on one of two given prompts related to attorneys.

Neal Davis Law Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Neal Davis Law Firm
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to residents of the United States who are registered at a U.S. college or university. Applicant must give a legal argument on why you are for or against a convicted felon having the right to vote or bear arms.

Keller Law Offices Scholarship
Sponsor: Keller Law Offices
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who will be enrolled full-time in an accredited community college, college or university, or accredited law school in the fall of 2020. Applicant must describe an incident or write a fictional story of how someone got falsely accused of a crime and how they handled it.

Medler Law Firm College Scholarship
Sponsor: The Medler Law Firm LLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students. International students are eligible if they are enrolled in a college in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic realted to injuries and corporate responsibilities.

Milemark Media Legal Scholarship
Sponsor: MileMark Media
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 21, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and grad school students interested in or currently studying law, criminal justice, or forensics. Applicant must submit an essay sharing why they are interested in law, criminal justice, or forensics.

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