2018 Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship Application

The 2018 Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship Application 
Deadline Has Been Extended to:
Monday, July 31st

"Baker Donelson is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where the individual differences among us are understood, respected and appreciated, recognized as sources of strength of the Firm, and valued as qualities that enrich the environment in which we work." 

Diverse law students who completed their first year of law school by June 2017

* Each recipient will be awarded $10,000 in their third year of law school
* A salaried 2L Summer Associate position in one of their offices

For complete eligibility criteria, instructions, and to apply for the Scholarship Program please visit: 

2018 Equal Justice Works Fellowships

Application for the 2018 Equal Justice Works Fellowships is currently open. Fellowship applicants are encouraged to attend an informational webinar prior to submitting an application. Sessions will occur from 3-4 pm EST. For additional information and registration please visit: http://ow.ly/7wb930dbEIK.


Provident Metals Scholarship Essay Contest

Provident Metals has launched a scholarship program, which offers a $1,000 award to the winner of the biannual essay contest. 

For details and submission information please visit: https://www.providentmetals.com/scholarship.html 


Scholarships Opportunities

Please check out this website: https://www.fastweb.com/ to get information about scholarships from outside organizations! 

2017 Cole Schotz Diversity Scholarship Program

Cole Schotz P.C is offering a $5,000 scholarship to a second year, full-time law student in good standing. 

To be eligible the applicant must be:
  • A full-time student in good standing who will complete his/her first year of law school at an ABA accredited Law School by July 1, 2017.
  • Have achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 at his/her undergraduate school and law school. 
  • A citizen or permanent resident of the United States of America as well as attend an ABA accredited law school in a state where Cole Schotz’s offices are located: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York or Texas. 
  • The applicant must not be the recipient of another diversity scholarship award. 
The following items must be submitted, in addition to the application:
  • Official undergraduate transcript; 
  • Official first-year law school transcript;
  • Current resume;
  • A typed personal statement of 750 words or less. The statement must include information about (1) why the candidate wishes to pursue a career in law; and (2) how the candidate’s background, life experiences and/or goals as an attorney would improve diversity in the field of law; 
  • Proof of residency; 
  • List of all scholarships and grants you have received or will receive for the next academic year. Please provide the amount of each scholarship and grant. 
Submit the completed application and materials by Saturday, July 1, 2017, to:

Gayle P. Englert
Chief Human Resources Officer
Cole Schotz P.C.
Court Plaza North, 25 Main Street
P.O. Box 800
Hackensack, New Jersey 07602-0800

Via e-mail genglert@coleschotz.com


The American Association of Nurse Attorneys Annual Meeting and Educational Conference

The American Association of Nurse Attorneys (TAANA) will be sponsoring 10 to 15 students to attend the Annual Meeting and Educational Conference in August in Boston. The sponsorship will cover the conference attendance admission fee.  Students will have to pay for their travel and hotel.  This will be a great networking opportunity.

Further details are on the TAANA website: www.taana.org.   If you are interested, send an email to Elizabeth Beall at bealled@gmail.com requesting a TAANA Foundation sponsorship award for the TAANA Boston Meeting in August 2017 with a statement of interest in TAANA and why you want to attend this meeting. 


The American College of Environmental Lawyers (“ACOEL”) announces its annual Stephen E. Herrmann Environmental Writing Award (“Herrmann Award”).


The Herrmann Award is a stipend of $3,500 to the author of the winning submission, whether an article, note, case comment or essay, and $500 to the submitting law journal. The winner of the Herrmann Award will be invited to present his or her submission to the Fellows at the ACOEL Annual Meeting.


Student edited law journals or equivalent publications published by accredited U.S. law schools are eligible to submit annually a single candidate article, note, case comment or essay selected for its ability to promote understanding of legal issues in the broad field of environmental law, including natural resources law and/or environmental or resources aspects of energy law. 

Entries must be received no later than June 10, 2017.  For additional details and instructions, click on the following link: