Outside Scholarships

  

Deadline

Amount

Summary Details

Megeredchian Law

Break the Habit Distracted Driving Scholarship

August 30, 2019

$1000

1 to 3-page essay outlinging a time when you have in to distracted driving and what drove you to give in to distraction; incorporate a personal plan for how you intend to stop driving with distraction for good

Werman Salas PC

Employment Law Scholarship

September 1, 2019

$1000

800-word combined personal statement and essay describing your interest in labor or employment law, workers' rights, or economic policy relating to overtime pay, minimum wages, or gender-based pay disparities; and how that interest informs their future employment goals

Weiss & Paarz PC

National Law Scholarship

September 30, 2019

$1000

2-page personal statement describing your career goals and plans for the scholarship funding

NW Corporate Law

Scholarship

October 1, 2019

$1000

500 to 700-word essay identifying any problem in your law school instruction, experience or curriculum, and proposing a solution to that identified problem; scholarship awarded biannually

Open to 2Ls and 3Ls with an interest in business law or entrepreneurship

Washington Women Lawyers, King County Chapter

SU School of Law Scholarship

October 14, 2019

$1500

2-page written statement on how you intend to promote leadership of women within the legal profession

Open to 2L female law students; must be a student member of KCWWL

Cherepinskiy Law Firm PC

Legal Scholarship

October 25, 2019

$1000

500 to 1000-word essay on your experiences, interests, and activities that would bring your own clear and unique perspective to the legal profession

Simeone & Miller LLP

Good Lawyers/Good People Scholarship

November 1, 2019

$1000

800 to 1000-word statement or 3 to 5-minute video presentation describing the value of using the law to improve people's lives; scholarship awarded biannually

Answering Legal

Future Attorneys of America Scholarship

November 5, 2019

$5000

500 to 1000-word essay from a list of selected topics

Altman & Altman

Law School Scholarship

December 1, 2019

$1500

1000-word essay on access to legal services in the US (focus on the need and affordability of legal services) and propose ideas to help meet the demand of these services

Arnold & Itkin LLP

Academic Scholarship

December 1, 2019

$5000

3-page essay explaining your goals and intent to use your legal education to improve the lives of certain individuals, the community or society at large; statement of financial need with documentation

Open to 2Ls and 3Ls only

Ashoori Law

Good Deeds Scholarship

December 1, 2019

$1000

750 to 1000-word essay introducing yourself, explaining your act of kindness, the impact it has had, and how it has shaped you

Denver Trial Lawyers

2019 Law School Scholarship

December 1, 2019

$2000

750-word essay on what justice means to you

Keith Williams Law Group

Annual Scholarship

December 1, 2019

$1500

800-word essay explaining the adversity in your life and difficulty in school that you have overcome and fought through to get where you are today, and how continuing your education will help you continue to create your own bright future

Staver Law Group

Personal Injury Scholarship

December 1, 2019

$5000

300 to 500-word essay regarding the role of personal injury lawyers

Lemberg Law LLC

Law School Scholarship

December 10, 2019

$1250

A meme, graphic, or GIF aimed at engaging the public with the topic of lemon law, debt collection harassment, or overtime pay with a 15-word caption

Abels & Annes PC

Scholarship Essay Contest

December 15, 2019

$1000

500-word essay on self-driving cars (i.e. potential positives and negatives; effect on the economy and job market; and your position on the widespread use of this type of vehicle)

Brager Tax Law Group PC

Legal Scholarship

December 15, 2019

$1000

1000 to 2500-word essay on a topic related to tax litigation

Davis Law Group PC

Scholarship

December 15, 2019

$1000

1000-word essay addressing the following:

  1. What is inspiring you to become an attorney?
  2. How do you plan to use your law degree? What are your ambitions in the legal world?
  3. How do you plan to innovate and make progress in your desired area of practice?

Kreisman Law Offices

Law School Scholarship

December 15, 2019

$1000

1000-word essay on access to legal services in the US (focus on the need and affordability of legal services) and propose ideas to help meet the demand of these services

Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC

American Law School Scholarship

December 15, 2019

$1000

1000-word essay on access to legal services in the US (focus on the need and affordability of legal services) and propose ideas to help meet the demand of these services

Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates

American Law School Student Scholarship

December 15, 2019

$1000

1000-word essay on access to legal services in the US (focus on the need and affordability of legal services) and propose ideas to help meet the demand of these services

Law Offices of Stephen Neyman PC

Criminal Defense Student Law School Scholarship

December 15, 2019

$2500

1000-word essay on access to legal services in the US (focus on the need and affordability of legal services) and propose ideas to help meet the demand of these services

Lebowitz & Mzhen

Law School Scholarship

December 15, 2019

$1000

1000-word essay on access to legal services in the US (focus on the need and affordability of legal services) and propose ideas to help meet the demand of these services

Loan Lawyers

Bright Future Scholarship

December 15, 2019

$1000

Essay: "Why do you feel that getting a college degree will bring you personal fulfillment and help contribute towards making the world a better place?"

Tilem & Associates PC

Scholarship

December 15, 2019

$1000

1000-word essay on the criminal justice in the US

Powers Law Firm PA

Scholarship Essay Contest

December 31, 2019

$1000

1000-word essay discussing the Broken Windows Theory

Simplr

Artificial Intelligence and Technology Scholarship

December 31, 2019

$7500

1000 to 2000-word essay on a selected topic from given list; applicable for tech-minded JD/LLM students with an interest in practicing IP/patent law

Sweet Law Group

Future Legal Leaders Scholarship

December 31, 2019

$2000

2000-word essay: "Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?"

DC Law

Scholarship

January 31, 2020

$2000

500 to 600-word essay: "How could we improve our rules of procedure and/or rules of evidence to provide for a more fair and just civil jury trial?"

Dolan Dobrinsky Rosenblum LLP

DDR Lawyers Legal Scholarship

January 31, 2020

$1500

500 to 600-word essay on what you hope to achieve in your legal career if awarded this scholarship

Morgan Law Group PA

Scholarship for aspiring law student

January 31, 2020

$1000

1 to 3-page essay describing the area of law you intend to pursue

Open to incoming 1Ls for 2020-21

Alaska Bar Association

Law School Scholarships

March 1 annually

TBD

For 1Ls and 2Ls who demonstrates ties to Alaska and an intent to return to Alaska within two years of graduation

Kohlmeyer Hagen Law Office

Annual Scholarship

April 30, 2020

$1000

Complete application form

American Indian College Fund

May 31 annually

TBD

Educational scholarships for American Indian/Alaska Native undergraduate and graduate students attending tribal colleges and public or private/non-profit colleges

Arash Law

Law Student Scholarship

June 1, 2020

$1000

500-word essay describing which field of law you're interested in pursuing and what you plan to do with your degree

Plaxen & Adler PA

Plaxen & Adler Scholarship

June 1, 2020

$2500

1000-word essay on your interest in civil trial advocacy and a career as a civil trial lawyer as well as your commitment to diversity and inclusion

Taylor & Ring

Victim Advocate Scholarship

June 1, 2020

$5000

1000-word essay on what civil justice systems mean to you

BLSA

Students of Color Scholarship Fund

Varies

Varies

Search for need or merit based scholarships; eligibility requirements vary

International Scholarships

Varies

Varies

Scholarships for international students

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