Law Scholarships

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

Aaron J. Boria, PLLC, Scholarship
Sponsor: Law Office of Aaron HJ. Boria, PLLC
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 30, 2017
Description:Scholarship is open to undergraduate students with an interest in law school and current law students. Applicant must submit an application on their interest in law and how higher education can help reduce crime in our communities.

Spence Reese Scholarship
Sponsor: Boys & Girls Club of Greater San Diego
Amount: Up to $6,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2017
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.

Diversity in Law Scholarship
Sponsor: Zelle LLP
Amount: Up to $30,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to first-year law students enrolled full-time at an ABA-accredited law school or be part-time (four-year program) or joint-degree students in their second year of law school at an ABA-accredited law school. Applicant must be a member of a population or group whose background and perspectives are historically underrepresented in the private practice of law OR demonstrate a long-standing commitment to diversity.

Eula Mae Jett Scholarship Plan
Sponsor: Legal Secretaries, Incorporated
Amount: UP to $2,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, current college students, and career change students who are legal residents of California and attending a school within the state of California. Applicant must plan on pursuing a career in the legal field.

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Law Libraries
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2017
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.

Justice Janie L. Shores Scholarship
Sponsor: Alabama Law Foundation, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to female Alabama residents attending an Alabama law school.

Law School Diversity Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have shown academic achievement as reflected by a minimum 3.0 GPA and have completed at least one semester of classes at an accredited law school. Applicant must be a member of an ethnic or racial minority or any individual who demonstrates a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career.

Mock Trial Scholarships for Future Law Students
Sponsor: Milligan, Beswick, Levine & Knox LLP
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who plan to attend law school in the future. Applicant must have participated in one or more mock trials in high school and applicant must have at least a 3.5 GPA.

V&E Diversity Scholarships
Sponsor: Vinson & Elkins
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are members of a racial/ethnic group which has been historically underrepresented in the legal profession (Asian, American Indian/Alaska Native, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, or Multiracial/two or more races). Applicant must have U.S. citizenship, residency in Houston, Dallas, Austin or surrounding areas for continuous seven years, have an interest in the legal profession, and be in the top 20% of their class.

SSPI Scholarship Program
Sponsor: SSPI
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: April 14, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school seniors, college or university undergraduate students or graduate students who are studying or intend to study satellite-related technologies, policies or applications.

Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Calaveras Big Trees Association
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 15, 2017
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.

Federal Circuit Bar Association’s Scholarship
Sponsor: Federal Circuit Bar Association
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursuing a juris doctor degree who will be enrolled for the upcoming academic year (2017-2018) in any law school accredited by the American Bar Association. Applicant must have financial need.

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