J.D. External Scholarships

Name Deadline Award Value Category Who May Apply
ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship April $5,000 Minority, General 1L
Annual Harris Lowry Manton LLP Academic Scholarship June $5,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Bajaj Law Scholarship September $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Brylak Law Safety Scholarship August $1,000 Miscellaneous 1L, 2L, 3L
Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund for Student Activists April $15,000 Miscellaneous 1L, 2L, 3L
Dwyer Williams Cherkoss Attorneys 2023 Scholarship July $1,000 Essay 1L
Earl Warren Scholarship May $15,000 Public Service 1L, 2L
Gainsberg Law Annual Scholarship June $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
GJEL Law Student Scholarship November $2,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship Fund March Varies Regional 1L, 2L, 3L
Judge John R. Brown Award May up to $10,000 Writing Competition 1L, 2L, 3L
Liebenhaut Law Safety Scholarship August $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
LMJ Scholarship May $10,000 Minority, General 1L
Michigan Auto Law Diversity Scholarship June $2,000 Minority, General 1L, 2L
Plattner Verderame, P.C.'s Annual Civil Justice Scholarship June $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Reeves Law Group Scholarship December $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Scrofano Law PC Aspiring Public Defender Scholarship June $1,500 Essay 1L, 2L
Taylor & Ring's Annual Victim Advocate Scholarship October $5,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Banafshe Law Firm Scholarship July $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
One Lawyer Can Change the World $10,000 Scholarship June $10,000 Essay 1L
CFF Foundation Education Award Various $1,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
DDRB Lawyers Legal Scholarship September $1,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Good Lawyers / Good People Scholarship July/November $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
PM&A "Representing Real People” Law School Scholarship July $5,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Blanch Law Firm Scholarship Award Rolling $5,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Gerben Law Firm Annual Scholarship July $1,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Advocates Law Scholarship January/June $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Smith & Eulo Legal Scholarship May $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
May Firm Bi-Annual Scholarship Fund September/January $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Champion the Cause Law School Scholarship September $1,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Diversity in Law Scholarship Contest July $1,500 Minority, General 1L, 2L, 3L
Schiffmann Injury Lawyers Scholarship September/January $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Charles E. Joseph Employment Law Scholarship May $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Glotzer & Leib Personal Injury Scholarship Fund September/January $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
John Foy & Associates “Strong Arm” Leukemia Scholarship June $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Veterans & Military Family Scholarship June $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
McDonald Worley Annual Scholarship December $1,000 Minority, General 1L, 2L, 3L
LSAC Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Writing Competition March $5, 000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Elite Lawyer Scholarship January $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Scholarship Essay Contest December $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Ottinger Employment Lawyers Law School Scholarship December $1,500 Law Firm 1L, 2L, 3L
Nava Law Group, P.C. $1000 Scholarship December $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Melmed Law Group Collegiate Scholarship January-February Only $5,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
ABC Law Centers Disability Advocacy Scholarship July $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Injury Lawyers Annual College Student Scholarship July $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
2023 Future of the Law Scholarship December $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Fob James Law Firm Law School Scholarship Contest December $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Dominguez Firm Legal Scholarship Award July $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Diversity Scholarships, Fellowships and Internships Varies Varies Ethnic, Minority, General 1L, 2L, 3L
Marshall-Motley Scholars Program February Full Ethnic 1L
Haywood Hunt & Associates, Inc. 2023 Scholarship Program August $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Annual Reiff Law Firm Legal Scholarship July $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Investor Fraud Awareness Scholarship December $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Distasio Law Firm Birth Injury Survivor Scholarship June $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Bridging the Dream Scholarship for Graduate Students March $10,000 Minority, General 1L, 2L, 3L
Greenberg & Ruby, LLP Collegiate Scholarship Award December $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Kingsley And Kingsley Annual Scholarship December $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
James L. Bass Legal Scholarship February $5,000 Essay 1L
Keith M. Fletcher Excellence in Ethics Scholarship August $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Butler Kahn's “Make-the-World-Better” Scholarship May $1,000 Law Firm 1L, 2L, 3L
Kanoski Bresney Stand Up to Distracted Driving Scholarship May $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Scholarship July $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Children of Injured Workers Scholarship December $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Chalik & Chalik Cancer Survivors Scholarship June $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Sieben Edmunds Miller Criminal Justice Scholarship December $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Distraction-Free Driving PSA Scholarship July $2,500 Law Firm 1L, 2L, 3L
Cobos Law Firm Scholarship June $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Underwood Law Office Community Leadership Scholarship June $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Volunteer Service Scholarship December $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Scottsdale Injury Lawyers Law School Scholarship Contest December $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Robert Wayne Pearce Investor Fraud Awareness Scholarship December $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Law School Scholarship Contest December $1,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Heart Disease Scholarship June $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Avnet Law 2023 National Scholarship July $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Evident Scholarship August $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Crockett Law Group Scholarship December $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Law School Scholarship for Veterans July $1,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Aaron Wersing Employment Discrimination Scholarship December $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Justice in Family Law Scholarship June $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Younglove Law Group Scholarship December $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Larson Law Office Scholarship July $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
OVC, INC. “Market Yourself” Scholarship May $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Nick Becker Scholarship December $1,000 Miscellaneous 1L, 2L, 3L
Accident Lawyer Student Scholarship Now July $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Zimmerman Law Firm 2023 Law School Scholarship August $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Silva Injury Law Scholarship February $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Abraham Lincoln National Criminal Justice Scholarship March $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
James Kennedy Law One Tough Student Scholarship June $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Brett McCandlis Brown & Conner Scholarship April $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
JT Legal Group Law School Scholarship June $5,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Elle D'Amore Scholarship July $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Andrew Flusche Law School Scholarship Contest July $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Joel Stern Scholarship Fund February Varies Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Cali Lemon Lawyers Scholarship June $2,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Flores, Tawney, Acosta, P.C. Law School Scholarship Contest July $2,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
CLOC Scholarship Program January $6,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Law Office of Shane R. Kadlec Public Service Scholarship January $2,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Behan Law Group Military Veteran Scholarship November $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Armstrong & Lee LLP Law School Scholarship Contest December $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Roberts & Harris P.C. Legal Scholarship December $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Hartley Law Firm Scholarship Contest September $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Ramsay Law Firm P.A. Legal Scholarship May $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Armstrong & Lee LLP Diversity in Law Scholarship December $2,500 Minority, General 1L, 2L
Poulos & Coates Law School Scholarship Contest August $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Edwards Law Firm Community First Scholarship June $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Morgan Law Group Legal Scholarship January $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Newland & Newland Single Parent Scholarship December $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
H&S Legal Scholarship December $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Anidjar & Levine Community Service Scholarship June $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Schwartz Injury Law Perseverance Scholarship December $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Wells Call Injury Lawyers Law School Scholarship December $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Crowder Law Firm Scholarship December $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Seaview Reef2Leaf Scholarship July $1,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Wildhorn Outfitters Reef2Leaf Scholarship July $1,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Devadoss Law Firm Civil Rights Scholarship September $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Flores, Tawney & Acosta, PC Diversity in Law Scholarship Contest December $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L
Bressman Law Traumatic Brain Injury Scholarship June $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Diversity in Law School Scholarship Contest December $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L
Weinberg Law Office 2022 Law School Scholarship December $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Dressel/Malikschmitt Social Justice Scholarship August $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
California Workers Compensation Lawyers Scholarship August $1,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Bertolino Government Regulatory Impact Scholarship June $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
US Court of Federal Claims Bar Association Carole Bailey Scholarship September Up to $5,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Blossom Law Caregiver Scholarship August $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Law Offices of Daniel Kim Scholarship July $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Golden State Workers Compensation Diversity Scholarship August $1,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Eberst Law Firm Scholarship August $2,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Golden State Workers' Compensation - African American Single Mother's Scholarship August $2,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Family Adversity Scholarship September $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Lindfors Legal Scholarships October, February $1,000 Essay 2L, 3L
Daniel R. Bacalis Striving Solo Parent Scholarship March $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Morris Bart, LLC Community Service Scholarship June $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Growing Your Community Scholarship June $1,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Goostree Law Group Bright Futures Scholarship September $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Sloat, Nicholson & Hoover, P.C. Scholarship December $1,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Emery Reddy Workers' Compensation Law Firm Scholarship November $2,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
NextLevel Student Scholarship March $1,000 Law Firm 1L, 2L, 3L
First Generation College Student Scholarship April $2,500 Law Firm 1L, 2L, 3L
Financial Education PSA Scholarship June $1,500 Public Service 1L, 2L, 3L
Andrew Cores Family Law Group Future Lawyers Scholarship September $2,000 Law Firm 1L, 2L, 3L
Pines Federal Annual Scholarship August $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Pendleton Law Team Scholarship December $1,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Community Leadership Scholarship December $1,000 Law Firm 1L, 2L, 3L
Allen Tittle's Medical Malpractice Scholarship November $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Students Affected by Cancer Scholarship June $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Schaefer Halleen's Social Equity Scholarship July $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Isaacs & Isaacs Being Successful Scholarship June $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Hollingsworth Law Firm Legal Scholarship February $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
California Workers Compensation Lawyers Scholarship - Law Scholarship August $1,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Foray Firm Black Law Student Scholarship June $1,000 Law Firm 1L, 2L, 3L
Community Growth Scholarship June $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Cardinal Law Scholarships December $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Clark Law Group Scholarship July $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Make a Difference Scholarship June $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
JLF Firm Legal Scholars Award 2022 December $6,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
White Law Paying It Forward Scholarship June $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Surviving & Thriving With a Life-Altering Injury Scholarship June $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Fight for Survivors Scholarship June $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Vasquez Law Firm DACA Dreamer Scholarship June $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Mushkatel, Robbins & Becker, PLLC - 2022 Scholarship December $1,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Lucas Law Legal Leaders Scholarship November $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Samvid Scholars April Up to $50,000 Essay 1L
How I Make My Community Great Scholarship June $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
James McKiernan Lawyers Legal Scholarship September $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
P.J.C. Lindfors Legal Scholarships October, February $1,000 - $3,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Trial LawHER Scholarship April $10,000 Essay 3L
Lemon Law Experts Scholarships August $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Peace Law Firm Disability Rights Advocacy Scholarship August $1,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Salvi & Maher, LLC Scholarship September $1,000 Law Firm 1L, 2L, 3L
Bound to be a Law Student Scholarship May $1,000 Essay 1L
Reducing Drunk Driving in our Communities - What Can Students Do? June $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Pilzer/Klein, P.C. Fighting Cancer Scholarship June $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Shelly Leeke Law Firm, LLC Reducing Drunk Driving in Our Communities Scholarship June $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Gladstein Law Firm Scholarship May $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Hudson County Bar Foundation Scholarship Fund April Varies Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
The Dominick Marsala Memorial Scholarship August $1,000 Law Firm 1L, 2L, 3L
Future Lawyers of America Scholarship June $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
FCBA Foundation Law School Scholarship March Varies Essay 2L, 3L
Foundation for Advancement of Diversity in IP Law Sidney B. Williams, Jr. Scholar Program March $30,000 Ethnic 1L
Sandstone Care Scholarship May $5,000 Miscellaneous 1L, 2L, 3L
Bonnie Zook Scholarship June $3,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Child of Divorce Scholarship June $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Herbert Trial Law Legal Scholarship December $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Overcoming Disability Scholarship September $2,500 Disability 1L, 2L, 3L
Dewey, Ramsay & Hunt, PA Legal Scholarship (NC Residents) May $1,000 Regional 1L, 2L, 3L
Immigrant Student Scholarship May $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Aspiring Lawyer Scholarship May $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
The Legacy of Judge Edward Rodgers Scholarship June $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
James A. Wells, Sr. Veterans Scholarship May $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Teen Drinking and Driving Prevention PSA Scholarship August $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
ChIPs Scholarship April $10,000 Essay 3L
7th Amendment Scholarship July $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Gorilla Webtactics Entrepreneurial Law Student Scholarship December $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Winston Law End to Stigma Within the Justice System Scholarship September $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Ashby Thelen Lowry Scholarship for Students February $1,000 Essay 1L
Flint Cooper Future Lawyers Scholarship July $2,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Sacramento Driving as a Family Scholarship (2023) May $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Younsel Scholarship Award August $1,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Car Accidents and Legal Procedure Scholarship October $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Change Any Law Scholarship December $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Lawyer.com Future Lawyer Scholarship July $5,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Ramage Law Group Adopted Child Scholarship June $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Caspian Monarque Ethics & Sustainability Scholarship March $10,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Fight Against Domestic Violence Scholarship April $2,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
OPLN's 2023 Law School Scholarship September $1,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
King & Siegel LLP Latino and Hispanic Heritage Scholarship October $1000 Ethnic 1L, 2L, 3L
Dermer Appel Ruder LLC Scholarship May $1,000 Essay 1L
Austin Hagee Law School Scholarship December $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Rosen Injury Aspiring Personal Injury Law Student Scholarship May $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Gerald Miller Aspiring Criminal Defense Law Student Scholarship August $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Lawyers of Tomorrow Scholarship December $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Aspiring Personal Injury Law Student Scholarship May $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
FBT Zenobia Harris Bivens Diversity Scholarship October $5,000 Ethnic, Minority, General 1L, 2L, 3L
Young Hispanic Leader Scholarship December $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Personal Finance Education Scholarship December $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
First Generation Law Student Scholarship December $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Futeral & Nelson, LLC Scholarship May $2,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
“What We Can Do to Prevent People From Driving Intoxicated in Our Communities?” Scholarship December $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
“A Second Chance: How My Accident Changed My Goals for the Future” Scholarship July $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Supporting Prisoners’ Families Scholarship September $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Pickering Law Firm 2024 Law Student Scholarship June $2,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Hoggatt Injury Law Children of Injured Workers Scholarship December $1,000 Essay, Miscellaneous 1L, 2L, 3L
Leadership Excellence Scholarship March $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Breaking The Cycle Scholarship June $1,000 Essay, Miscellaneous 1L, 2L, 3L
Terry Bryant Law School Scholarship June $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Doug Murphy Law Firm, P.C., Criminal Justice Scholarship June $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Disability Insurance Law Group Scholarship For Students August $1,000 Essay 1L
Oliver Law Office Annual Scholarship August $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Chapman Albin Scholarship for Law Students June $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
The Power of Online Communities Scholarship July $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Moral Responsibility and the Application of Law Scholarship August $2,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Power of Volunteer Work Scholarship August $1,000 Essay, Miscellaneous 1L, 2L, 3L
McGuire Law Firm Scholarship September $1,000 Essay 1L
Survivors Speak: Moving Forward Through Hardship July $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Katsuri Law LLC Scholarship September $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Free Injury Legal Advice Annual Scholarship February $1,000 Essay 1L
Kosnett Law Firm Scholarship September $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Spencer & Associates Community Leaders Scholarship August $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Fernandez & Karney Scholarship September $1,000 Essay 1L
Swenson & Shelley Law Annual Scholarship June $1,000 Essay 1L
O’Brien & Eggleston PLLC Scholarship February $1,000 Essay 1L
Carlile Law Firm, LLP Annual Scholarship August $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
David Resnick & Associates, P.C. Annual Scholarship September $1,000 Essay 1L
Eskew Law Scholarship Contest October $1,500 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L
Land Legal Scholarship February $1,000 Essay 1L, 2L, 3L