2.15.2018


Christensen Law Firm Scholarship
  • The Christensen Law Firm Scholarship is offering a recurring scholarship worth $2000 designed to help one incoming 1L or continuing law school student pay for their tuition costs.
  • Who is eligible: an Incoming first year or continuing law students who are enrolled in an accredited law school in the United States, and hold a 3.5 minimum GPA.
  • Deadline: Applications including all supporting documents must be submitted in full, online, by January 31, 2019, in order to be considered.
  • Application page: https://www.texasinjurylawhelp.com/christensen-law-firm-sc…/
  • Additional details can be seen by visiting our scholarship application page above. 
  • Questions: Please feel free to email christensenlawfirmpllc@gmail.com

2.14.2018


Answering Legal’s Future Attorneys 
of America Scholarship
  • Answering Legal’s Future Attorneys of America Scholarship is proud to announce its annual scholarship!
  • Answering Legal’s Future Attorneys of America Scholarship is dedicated in choosing one law student, of academic excellence, every year and awarding them with the FAAS merit scholarship
  • Applicants must choose one of the following questions provided for your essay. Essays must be between 500 and 1000 words.
    • 1. How have your personal life experiences affected your outlook on the United States legal system?
    • 2. What has inspired you to pursue a career in law?
    • 3. How do you see yourself impacting the legal community in the future?
  • Deadline for Applications: February 28th, 2018
  • All of the details and application information are available on https://www.answeringlegal.com/answering-legal-law-scholar…/

2.12.2018


2018 ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship
  • Touro is pleaded to announce the ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund. 
  • The Scholarship Fund will award $5,000 of financial assistance annually to each scholarship recipient attending an ABA-accredited law school.
  • The Scholarship Fund is intended to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to law school and to provide financial assistance to these students.
  • An award made to an entering first-year student may be renewable for two additional years, resulting in financial assistance totaling $15,000 during his or her time in law school. 
  • Recipients will be selected based on their qualifications for the scholarship and not on the law school they plan to attend. 
  • Deadline: Completed scholarship applications must be received by April 6, 2018. 
  • The application can also be downloaded from the websites: https://www.americanbar.org/groups/diversity/diversity_pipeline/projects_initiatives/legal_opportunity_scholarship.html  OR  http://www.abanet.org/fje.
  •  If you have any questions or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact Sharon Tindall:  Sharon.Tindall@americanbar.org or (312) 988-5642. 

2.08.2018

2018 Alford Excellence Award
- Multicultural Judges & Lawyers Section of Delaware intends to grant the 2018 Alford Excellence Award, a $3,000 scholarship, to at least three future practitioners who will sit for the July 2018 Delaware Bar Examination. 
- On May 16, 2018, the Multicultural Judges and Lawyers Section (“MJL Section”) of the Delaware State Bar Association will hold its annual Judge Haile L. Alford Memorial Breakfast. 
- The event is held in honor of Haile L. Alford, the first African-American female judge in the State of Delaware. Judge Alford was appointed by Governor Mike Castle in 1992 and served on the bench until her untimely death in 2003 at the age of 54.
- During the Alford Memorial Breakfast, the MJL Section intends to grant the 2018 Alford Excellence Award.
- In order to apply for the 2018 Alford Excellence Award the application materials include: (1) the 2017 Alford Excellence Award Application and (2) a personal essay (1000 word limit).
- All of the details and application information attached to this post!
- Deadline: All application materials should be submitted via email by April 6, 2018 to: 

  • The Alford Excellence Award Selection Committee 
  • Attn: Chantelle McClamb, Esq. 
  • Chair Multicultural Judges and Lawyers Section 
  • hailealfordexcellence@gmail.com
 

 

2.05.2018


SARATOGA COUNTY
BAR ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP 
  • The Saratoga County Bar Association annually offers two $1,000 scholarships to residents of Saratoga County who are in their 2nd or 3rd year of law school. 
  • The scholarship committee considers an applicant’s class rank, demonstration of leadership, community involvement and financial need.
  • The scholarship committee recommends candidates to the Executive Board which makes the final award. 
  • Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by March 15, 2018, to be considered for the scholarship.
  • To apply, please complete the application and mail it to: Saratoga County Bar Association, P.O. Box 994, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. 
  • All of the details and application information are available on http://saratogacountybar.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/SCBAScholarshipApp_2018.pdf 
  • Questions: Please e-mail any questions to the Saratoga County Bar Association at pclute@saratogacountybar.org.

2.01.2018


 Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholarship
  • The Association of Black Women Attorneys is pleased to announce the annual Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholarship.
  • The Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholarship is named in honor of Ruth Whitehead Whaley, a legal pioneer and the first African American woman admitted to the New York State Bar. 
  • The ABWA Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholarship awards law students who strive beyond the rigors of law school and demonstrate a commitment to public interest, civil rights and actively participate in their community. 
  • Students must also demonstrate a financial need and be enrolled at an accredited law school in New York, New Jersey or Connecticut.
  • For questions: email ABWAapplication2018@gmail.com or call Angela Christmas: (631) 708-5359.
  • Application deadline: is March 2, 2018, and MUST be submitted to ABWAapplication2018@gmail.com. 
  • For more information about the Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholarship, please visit the full application, which can be found on https://abwanewyork.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/2018-ABWA-Scholarship-Application.pdf

1.25.2018

DANY Law Student Scholarship Opportunity
The Defense Association of New York has announced that it will award (2) two $2,000.00 scholarships to law students!
  • Defense Association of New York, ideal applicants, through education and future practice, are looking to improve the services of the legal profession, elevate the standard of trial practice, and facilitate and expedite the trial of disputed claims. 
  • Eligibility Guidelines: 
    1. Scholarship is open to all second-year (2L) and third-year (3L) students, enrolled in an ABA-accredited school;
    2. The student must be in good standing with a 2.5 or equivalent GPA. 3. Must be a New York State Resident;
    3. Must be a New York State Resident;
    4. Selection of the recipient is based solely upon the determination of the Scholarship Committee based upon the following criteria: a. Academics b. Writing sample c. Personal Interview (if requested) d. Law School Transcript; and
    5. Recipient must attend DANY Awards dinner, May 10, 2018, to receive award
  • Deadline: Application MUST be submitted by April 6, 2018, to Glenn.Kaminska@admlaw.com.