External Scholarship Opportunities

AAUW Branch and State Local Scholarships

Deadline: varies
AAUW branches and states provide funding for local scholarship programs across the U.S. for women students.

The Advocates Scholarship

Deadline: December 11, 2015 (for spring 2016) or May 15, 2016 (for fall 2016)
The Advocates at Driggs, Bills & Day are happy to announce two $1,000 scholarships to help those in need to current and prospective college students.

Albertson & Davidson, LLP Scholarship

Deadline: August 24, 2016
Albertson & Davidson, LLP are pleased to announce that they will be awarding $2,500 college scholarship to the winner of our newly created essay contest. For more information, visit the link above.

Anthony Castelli Attorney's Veteran's College Scholarship

Deadline: Memorial Day, annually
Anthony Castelli Attorney's Veteran's College Scholarship is giving away an annual $500 scholarship awarded to a current military veteran or honorably discharged veteran or parent, sibling, child or grandchild of a current or honorably discharged veteran.

Apartment List Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2015 (Winter) or March 1, 2016 (Spring)
Apartment List is offering a $2,500 scholarship to outstanding students who exemplify one or more of Apartment List’s core values. For more information, visit the link above.

Aspiring Attorney Aid Scholarship by Kraut Law Group

Deadline: December 31, 2015
All students, graduate and undergraduate, who are enrolled in a law related program and have aspirations of becoming a lawyer are encouraged to apply.

Baumgartner Law Firm Car Accident Scholarship

Deadline: August 31, 2016
Baumgartner Law Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a future lawyer who's been affected by a car accident and is committed to helping others in similar situations. Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited law school (anyone enrolled in an accredited college or university for the fall semester of 2016 who will not yet have graduated law school by the spring semester of 2017). This scholarship will be awarded based on need and commitment to helping others.

Bruning Legal Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2015
The attorneys of Bruning Legal are pleased to be offering a $500 college scholarship to the winner of our annual essay contest. Please see details at the link provided above.

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. 2016 Law School Diversity Scholarship

Deadline: April 1, 2016
The Law School Diversity Scholarship Program was created in 2013 as part of the law firm's commitment to helping law students who are in need of financial assistance achieve their academic and professional dreams. The scholarship will award $2,000 to one student selected by our scholarship selection committee.

Buford & Gonzalez Criminal Defense Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2016
Buford & Gonzalez, Attorneys in Austin, Texas, are pleased to offer the Buford & Gonzalez Scholarship. The $2,000 Scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college fall semester of 2016.

Car Accident Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2016
The personal injury attorney at Ladah Law Firm work closely with accident victims and their families every day. We know the long term effects an injury can have, and want to extend our help to future lawyers affected by an injury or accident. This scholarship is a one time award of $2,000 and will be presented in the fall semester of 2016.

ColiLaw, LLC Law Scholarship

Dradline: May 31, 2016
ColiLaw, LLC is pleased to offer the CoilLaw, LLC Law Scholarship. This scholarship is worth $500 and is available to all college students in the United States who plan on attending law school.

The Denena Points, P.C. Annual College Scholarship

Deadline: April 15, 2016
Denena and Points, a personal injury law firm in Houston Texas, is taking applications for their annual $1,000 Denena and Points, P.C. Law and Technology College Scholarship. We are looking for applicants who are able to demonstrate, through a 500+ word essay, how legal research has evolved now that technology is more sophisticated, and information is easily accessible through search engines, social media, and more.

Dickson Law Group Scholarship

Deadline: May 15, 2016
In an effort to help other aspiring young students realize their dream of obtaining a college degree, the Dickson Law Group is pleased to announce the creation of the annual Thomas L. Dickson $1,000 scholarship available to current college students or those planning on attending a college or university in the fall of 2016.

Donald Memorial Legal Scholarship

Deadline: December 10, 2015
This $2,000 scholarship was established by Lisa Shapiro Strauss in honor of her late grandfather, Martin Donald. Any student pursuing a college education in criminal justice law who has at minimum a 3.0 GPA is eligible to apply.

Empowering Women in Law Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2015
The Pearce Law Firm in Philadelphia is pleased to offer The Pearce Law Firm – Empowering Women In Law Scholarship for $2,000. This scholarship opportunity is open to women nationwide who are currently attending a law school in the United States. This scholarship is intended to encourage & support outstanding achievement & leadership by example from women in the field of law.

Gagne, Scherer & Associates, LLC Scholarship

Deadline: July 17, 2016
Gagne, Scherer & Associates, LLC is pleased to announce that our firm is offering a $1,200 college scholarship to the winner of an essay competition. Details can be found at the link above.

Goodman Acker Scholarship Program

Deadline: December 1, 2015
The 2015 Goodman Acker Law School Scholarship is $1,000 and will be awarded to a student who has achieved high academic achievement, submitted an original essay, and is currently attending or has been accepted to an accredited law school in the United States.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Deadline: varies
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund provides multiple scholarship opportunities for financial aid for Latino students. Graduate student scholarships are available in amounts typically ranging from $1,000-$15,000.

John Foy & Associates Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2015
The John Foy & Associates “Strong Arm” Leukemia Scholarship is for $1,000 open to high-achieving college students who have been affected (personally or a loved one) by leukemia and are enrolled in an accredited college or university as an undergraduate or you are an incoming freshman at an accredited institution in the United States.

Karman Healthcare Scholarship

Deadline: September 1, 2016
Karman Healthcare is awarding two $500 scholarships to students who have a mobility disability, excelled academically and those who have a regard for disability awareness in America.

Kenneth P. Carp Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2015
The Law Offices of Kenneth P. Carp is pleased to offer an existing or incoming college student a $1,000 scholarship to meet their educational costs. The winner of the scholarship will be determined through an essay contest, the details of which can be found by visiting the link above.

Law Offices of Randy Collins Scholarship

Deadline: December 10, 2015
The Law Offices of Randy Collins are pleased to offer this $1,000 scholarship, which has been made available to all law students or college students who are currently attending and admitted to a state accredited law school or an undergraduate degree program at an accredited American university or college.

The Levin Firm Scholarship

Deadline: February 15, 2016
In an effort to make things a little easier for students and their families, we are pleased to be offering a bi-yearly (February & July) $1,000 scholarship to individuals who are currently attending or planning on attending college or graduate school in the near future.

Michigan Injury Lawyers Scholarship

Deadline: April 15, 2016
The Michigan personal injury law firm Michigan Injury Lawyers is happy to announce that it will be awarding a $500 bi-yearly scholarship to a student who is planning to attend a college or university during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Oregon State Bar Scholarship

Deadline: varies
The OSB Diversity & Inclusion Department (D&I) annually distributes eight scholarships ($2,000 per scholarship) for which entering and current Oregon law school students who intend to practice law in Oregon are eligible. A subcommittee reviews all applications and determines awards according to evidence of the greatest financial need, the students’ qualifications to help further the program’s mission, and other considerations. The program distributes funds to successful applicants’ law schools’ financial aid offices by semester — $1,000 per semester — and the funds do not extend beyond the award year. Interested students must reapply every year and provide an annually updated Financial Assessment Record.

Outstanding Korens Scholarship

Deadline: January 1, 2016
The Law Offices of Anna R. Yum have created a $1,000 scholarship to reward outstanding students with Korean heritage who excel in academics as well as in services to the community, and have demonstrated a potential to become future leaders of society.

Pearce Law Firm Empowering Women in Law Scholarship

Deadline: December 31, 2015
The Pearce Law Firm - Empowering Women in Law scholarship awards $2,000 to a current female law student and is intended to encourage and support outstanding achievement and leadership by example from women in the field of law.

Peck Law Firm Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2016
The Peck Law Firm of Charleston, SC is proud to announce the 2016 Peck Law Firm Scholarship. This $2,000 scholarship is dedicated to helping the scholarship winner pay for a law-related college, graduate school, or law school degree.

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers' Annual Single Mother Scholarship

Deadline: December 5, 2015
Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers believes in the empowerment of single mothers through education and are pleased to offer two $1,000 scholarships; one awarded to a single mother in an undergraduate program or community college and one to a single mother enrolled in an accredited law school.

Serbian Bar Association of America Scholarship

Deadline: March 18, 2016
The SBAA awards scholarships to law students every year at its scholarship gala. All persons of Serbian birth or ancestry and/or their spouses who are enrolled in an accredited law school in the United States are eligible to receive a scholarship from the SBAA. The SBAA typically awards two (2) $2,000 scholarships, two (2) $1,000 scholarships, and one (1) $500 scholarship.

Steven M. Sweat Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2015
The Law Offices of Steven M. Sweat, APC is holding an annual college essay contest for $1,000 to help a current or prospective college student meet the costs associated with obtaining a degree.

Stewart J. Guss College Student Scholarship

Deadline: February 1, 2016
To qualify for the $1,000 Guss Scholarship you must be an aspiring or current college student and must participate in our essay competition on the legal topic outlined on the website above.

Timothy J. Ryan & Associates Law Scholarship

Deadline: March 16, 2016
Timothy J. Ryan & Associates is pleased to provide a $1,000 scholarship to one law student based upon verifiable merit.

Waechter Medical-Legal Scholarship

Deadline: January 1 - September 1, annually
Sponsor Jason Waechter loves both the medical profession and the legal profession. He believes the best of each field have something in common—they solve problems in creative and original ways. These $1,000 scholarships embrace this idea.

Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky, LLC. Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2015
The attorneys of Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky, LLC understand the financial strains that can accompany obtaining a college degree. For this reason, our firm is pleased to offer a $1,000 college scholarship to the winner of our annual essay contest. Please see the above link for details.

The Zeiger Firm $1,000 Bi-Annual College Scholarship

Deadline: February 15, 2016
The Zeiger Firm is pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship to each winner of the biannual Brian Zeiger college scholarship essay contest. Details regarding the contest and application procedures are detailed at the website above.