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Gene Carte Student Paper Competition - Amount: $1,000 - The American Society of Criminology is one of the nation’s premier organizations that promotes the field as an area of academic study. To reward the best and the brightest, the ASC sponsors a yearly writing contest, named for the late Gene Carte, a former ASC chair who was tragically killed during a robbery in the seventies. Carte dedicated his life to the development of crime-solving techniques, and to honor him, the ASC awards $500 (plus an additional $500 travel grant) to a student each year.

Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship - Amount: $1,000 - Similar to many other scholarships and awards named for Dr. King that honor his lifelong commitment to peace and nonviolence, the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship, offered by the American Correctional Association, rewards students who demonstrate strength of character and academic achievements.

Paul Janosky Criminal Justice Scholarship - Amount: $1,000 - Available to those in Miami-Dade, Broward or Monroe Counties in Florida, this scholarship rewards aspiring students of criminal justice who are the sons or daughters of law enforcement officials in those counties. These students, hoping to follow in their parents’ footsteps, are eligible to apply for a $1,000 scholarship that will help pay their way through college, as long as they have maintained a 2.5 GPA and include a transcript of their grades

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ACJA/Lambda Delta Epsilon Scholarship - Offered by the American Criminal Justice Association, this scholarship is for undergraduate or graduate students who are studying criminal justice. Students must be ACJA/LAE members, but if they are not already members they may submit membership at the time of application. Students must have at least a 3.0 grade point average and have completed at least two semesters or three quarters of their education. Scholarships are for $100 to $400

American Society of Criminology Fellowships for Ethnic Minorities - Offered by the American Society of Criminology, this $6,000 scholarship is for African Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, or Native Americans. Recipients must have been accepted into a doctoral program in order to apply. Recipients are selected based on a number of factors, including transcripts, financial need, references, and interest in criminology.

Chairman Emeritus Award - This scholarship is offered by the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice. Applicants must be nominated by a member of the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice in order to be eligible for the award.

Florence Young Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship, offered by the Association of American Indian Affairs, is only for students who are attending school full-time and are residents of the continental U.S. or Alaska. Award winners receive $1,500 to use toward educational expenses.

Gene Carte Student Paper Competition - Offered by the American Society of Criminology, this scholarship is only for undergraduate or graduate students who are attending school full-time. Students must submit an essay on a topic directly related to criminology as well as a letter signed by a dean or department chair. Winners receive $200 to $1,000, and first place winners also receive a travel award.


Jonathon Jasper Wright Award - This scholarship is provided by the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice. Applicants must be nominated by someone who is a member of the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice. Award recipients have the opportunity to be involved in making policy change.

Richard McGrath Memorial Fund Award - This scholarship is only for students who are active members of the American Criminal Justice Association/Lambda Alpha Epsilon. Applicants must have attended at least one regional meeting and be majoring in criminal justice.

Student Paper Competition - This $50 to $100 scholarship is for undergraduate or graduate students who are members of the American Criminal Justice Association/Lambda Alpha Epsilon. Applicants must submit an original paper on criminology, law enforcement, juvenile justice, courts, corrections, prevention, planning and evaluation, or career development and education in the field of criminal justice.

William L. Hastie Scholarship - This scholarship is for students who have been nominated for the award by a current member of the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice. The scholarship was created to honor the first African American appointed to the bench in 1937.

Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research Scholarship - This scholarship is offered by the national sociology nonprofit Sigma Xi and is for students who are involved in sociology in any way, from majoring in the subject to taking a few classes. The award money, up to $5,000, cannot be used for tuition, but instead is for other educational expenses, including research, textbooks, or lab equipment.

Lou Hochberg Award - Offered by the Orgone Biophysical Research Lab, this $500 scholarship is for students to use for research in the field of sociology. Students must submit essays as part of their application on any topic, as long as it relates to William Reich’s scientific contributions and is centered on a single sociological topic.

Army Staff Sgt. Richard S. Eaton Jr. Scholarship - This scholarship is for undergraduate sociology students who are pursuing a career/studying a subject related to cultural understanding or alliance building. Students must submit an essay along with their applications, which are due January 31st of each year. Only one winner is selected each year and is awarded $1,000.

ALBA George Watt Memorial Essay Scholarship - This scholarship, offered by the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives, is for students studying sociology or another field of the social sciences. Students must submit an essay examining a social aspect or the societal impact of the Spanish Civil War. Students may also write about fascism in the 1920s. Essays are judged on their originality, strength of research, and overall effectiveness.

Presbyterian Church USA Student Opportunity Scholarship - This scholarship is only for students who are members of a Presbyterian church. Applicants must be sociology, social sciences, social services, religion, or education members and have a grade point average of at least 2.5. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need and preference is given to minority students. The monetary award is up to $1,500, which is renewable for up to two years.

COAG Scholarship - This scholarship is for any high school seniors in the state of Georgia or any college students enrolled in an accredited institution in Georgia. Students must be majoring in a field related to law enforcement, government, or political science, or be in a pre-law program. A 1,000-word essay is required along with the application.

North Carolina Sheriffs Association Scholarship - This scholarship is only for undergraduate students majoring in criminal justice. Students should also be North Carolina residents who are enrolled in school full-time. One scholarship is given to a student at each UNC constituent institution that has a criminal justice program. Award recipients are given $1,000 for educational expenses.

SFSB David E. Maccianti Memorial Scholarship - Established by the Santa Barbara County Sheriffs Association, this scholarship is for students who plan to pursue a career related to law enforcement. Applicants must have attended a school in Santa Barbara Country for at least four years of grades 7 to 12 and be in need of financial assistance.

Islamic Scholarship Fund - This scholarship is for Muslim students who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in fields related to the humanities, social sciences, liberal arts, or law. The goal of the scholarship is to encourage Muslim students to pursue occupations that make public policy and influence public opinion. Deserving students receive between $1,000 and $10,000

Out to Protect Scholarship - This scholarship is for gay, lesbians, bisexual, and transgender students who are pursuing a career in law or law enforcement and are putting themselves through a basic training program. To be eligible, students must be “out” to their family, friends, and peers at the law enforcement agency or academy; be a recognized role model; and demonstrate the ability to graduate from their law enforcement training program. Winners receive between $500 and $1,000 to use for educational expenses.

NFRW National Pathfinder Scholarship
- This scholarship is in honor of Nancy Reagan’s efforts to prevent alcohol and drug abuse. Scholarships are awarded annually to undergraduate or graduate female students who are majoring in chemistry, sociology, pharmacology, or psychology and plan to pursue a career in chemical, biological, or medical research, or plan to work in addictions or family counseling. Students must submit their applications by June 1st in order to be eligible for this $2,500 award.

David E. Whitmire Scholarship Fund - This scholarship is for part-time or full-time students who are studying for either an undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited four-year institution. Students must have at least a 3.5 grade point average and be majoring in criminal justice, criminology, police administration, or police science.

A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship - This scholarship is for associate’s, bachelor’s, or graduate degree students who are majoring in gerontology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, or long-term care administration. $1,000 award.

Wallace C. and Kathleen Wardner Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship, offered by the University of Southern Indiana, is for Indiana state residents who are majoring in a field of social science, education, or human services. Students must have at least a 3.5 grade point average and demonstrate extracurricular activity involvement as well as commitment to the community.

The Sydney S. Spivak Program Fellowship - This award is for PhD-level sociology students who have experience in client-driven work, good writing skills, and a commitment to policy process. Fellowship recipients will work in Washington D.C. as a staff member in a congressional office and will get to witness first-hand the usefulness of sociological data. Applications must be submitted by February 1st.

Pi Gamma Mu Scholarships - Pi Gamma Mu offers scholarships to members who have plans to attend graduate school. The scholarships are intended to support graduate-level work in the areas of sociology, anthropology, political science, history, economics, international relations, criminal justice, law, social work, psychology, public administration, and human/cultural geography. Recipients can get as much as $2,000 in award

Dr. Donald Bouma Memorial Scholarship in Sociology or Social Work - Offered by Calvin College, these two scholarships are awarded to juniors and seniors in the sociology department. Recipients must write a paper in an existing course on a topic related to social justice. winners receive $2,300 toward their tuition.

HEEF Mike Corona Foundation Law Enforcement Scholarship - This scholarship is for graduating Orange County high school seniors or transfer students who are interested in pursuing a degree in any facet of law enforcement. The scholarship may be used for any general educational expenses and is renewable upon re-application.


NBPA Alphonso Deal Scholarship Award - Offered by the National Black Police Association, this scholarship high school seniors who are U.S. citizens, have good character, and have been accepted into a post secondary institution. Students must have the goal of going into the law enforcement or a related industry for the betterment of the criminal justice system.


Dan Byrnes Scholarship - This $500 to $1,000 scholarship is offered by California State University ñ Fullerton and is open to any currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students who plan to pursue a career in law enforcement. Students must be enrolled in CSUF full-time. Award recipients are chosen based on their GPA, financial need, and essay.

Carrol Craik Scholarship - This scholarship, also offered by California State University ñ Fullerton, is open to new and continuing sociology students who are pursuing an undergraduate degree at the college. Recipients are chosen based on their GPA and their track record of service to the university.

Chancellor’s Scholarship - Offered by the University of Ottawa, this four-year, $26,000 scholarship is for full-time undergraduate students who are enrolled full-time and are Canadian citizens or permanent residents. Students must demonstrate leadership qualities as well as a commitment to academic and extracurricular activities.

AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Scholarship - Offered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, this scholarship is for students enrolled at a college or university and studying, natural, physical, or health sciences, engineering, computer science, mathematics, or social science, including sociology. Students must be either senior undergraduate students or studying at the post-graduate level.

Catching the Dream MESBEC Scholarship - This scholarship is for full-time undergraduate, master’s, of doctoral degree students who are at least º American Indian. Students may be majoring in business, computers, education, engineering, fine arts, humanities, mathematics, science, or the social sciences, including sociology.

Sheryl A. Horak Law Enforcement Explorer Memorial Scholarship - This $1,000, merit-based scholarship is for current students who are at least in the 12th grade and are also law enforcement officers. Candidates are awarded according to their academic record, leadership abilities, extracurricular activities, and personal statement.

Gina Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship - Offered by the Lupus Association of America, this scholarship is given to foster interest in lupus and clinical, psychological, or other research related to the disease. Anyone majoring in biology, chemistry, the earth or planetary sciences, physical sciences, psychology, or social sciences is eligible to apply. Award recipients are given $4,000 and an opportunity to participate in lupus research.

Carla B. Howery Teaching Enhancement Grant - This scholarship is offered by the American Sociological Association and is given in support of teaching and research projects that support the field of sociology. Teaching grants may be given to individuals, programs, departments, or committees. The maximum scholarship award is $2,000 and can be used as a salary or to fund software, travel, equipment, etc.
 

Master Corporal Ronald G. Williams Jr. Scholarship - This scholarship is given to a high school senior who plans on pursuing a degree in criminal justice on a full-time basis. Students must have at least a 2.5 grade point average in order to be eligible to apply.  $1,000 award.

Indiana Sheriffs Association Scholarship - This scholarship is for Indiana residents who are planning on pursuing an education and career in the law enforcement industry at an Indiana college or university. Applicants must be a member of the Indiana Sheriffs Association or a dependent or grandchild of a member of the association. Students must also be in school full-time and have taken either the SAT or ACT.

Fanny Carruthers Award in Sociology - This scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate students at the University of California ñ Santa Cruz who are graduates of a Santa Clara County high school and are planning to major or are majoring in sociology. Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit and financial need.

James Lawrence Fly Scholarship
- Sponsored by the Broadcast Education Association, this scholarship is for college seniors or graduate students who are majoring in law, legal studies, or a related field. Scholarships are awarded for the full academic year and can be used for any educational expenses.

M. Brenn Green Scholarship - Offered by Florida Atlantic University, this scholarship is for first-time freshmen who are majoring in anthropology, criminal justice, economics, geography, health administration, political science, social psychology, social work, or sociology.  $1,000 award is renewable for up to four years.

Littleton-Griswold Research Grant - Offered by the American Historical Association, this scholarship is for students majoring in history, law, other legal studies, or sociology. Applications must be submitted by February 15th and must include a statement in regard to the intended research project. Preference is given to students with specific research needs as well as to doctoral students. The maximum award amount is $1,000.

Ritchie-Sennings Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship, offered by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, is for full-time undergraduate or graduate students enrolled at an accredited four-year institution. Students must be majoring in business, accounting, finance, or criminal justice. There is no specific application deadline and monetary award amounts range from $1,000 to $10,000.

George E. Meares Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship, offered by the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be majoring in either criminal justice or social work. Students may be studying at any level of their undergraduate degree or be pursuing a graduate degree. Preference is given to African American and Black students. Students must submit their applications for this $1,000 award

Harris Y. Cotton Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship is for New Jersey residents who have been accepted into law school and plan to pursue a career in law enforcement. Applicants must have a particular interest in domestic violence and hate crime prosecutions, as well as demonstrate financial need.

David J. Ewing Scholarship - This scholarship, offered by the University of North Texas, is for sociology students who have met the academic standards put forth by the university. Students must be enrolled full-time at the university and have a deceased parent who died during his or her working years.

Alice Yuriko Endo Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship is for students residing in the Eastern District Council and who have an interest in the public and social sciences, including sociology. It is offered by the Japanese American Citizens League but is open to students of all ethnicities, although students must be JACL members. Applicants must be studying toward an undergraduate degree to be eligible.


Minoru Yasui Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship is offered by the Japanese American Citizens League and is for undergraduate students who are studying sociology, law, or education. Preference is given to students with a strong interest in human rights or civil rights. Applicants must be JACL members but can be of any ethnicity.






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Grant McKibben Award
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Sponsored by University of Calgary

Contact Info

ucawards@ucalgary.ca

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Deadline: May 1
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: Master's-level study
Renewable: N
Requirements: Selection is based upon academic standing, extracurricular activities, and financial need.
Roy A. Gustafson Memorial Scholarship
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Sponsored by Ventura County Community Foundation

Location

1317 Del Norte Road, Suite 150
Camarillo, CA 93010-8504

Contact Info

vweber@vccf.org
(805) 988-0196

Additional Information

Deadline: January 11
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: Other postgraduate-level study
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a Ventura County resident who graduated from a public or private high school in Ventura County and who has successfully completed the first year of law school at an accredited college or university in the state of California.
Makia & Ann Malo Scholarship Fund
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Sponsored by Hawaii Community Foundation

Location

827 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI 96813

Contact Info

scholarships@hcf-hawaii.org
(808) 537-6333

Additional Information

Deadline: February 19
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: Master's-level study
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a graduate student majoring in law at a school in Hawaii. Preference given to applicants of Hawaiian ancestry.
Harry S. Chandler Scholarship
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Sponsored by Oregon Student Access Commission

Location

1500 Valley River Drive
Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401

Contact Info

cheryl.a.connolly@state.or.us
(541) 687-7400

Additional Information

Deadline: March 1
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be enrolled in a program at a public or nonprofit U.S. law school accredited by the American Bar Association. FAFSA required. Preference for those interested in business ethics, labor/employment law, mediation/dispute resolution and problem solving.
G. Russell Morgan Scholarship
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Sponsored by Oregon Student Access Commission

Location

1500 Valley River Drive
Suite 100
Eugene, OR 97401

Contact Info

cheryl.a.connolly@state.or.us
(541) 687-7400

Additional Information

Deadline: March 1
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study, High school senior
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a graduate of Century, Glencoe, or Hillsboro High School who will attend a public or nonprofit college or university, is planning to study law, is admitted to the Oregon State Bar, and will practice law in Oregon. FAFSA required. U.S. Bank employees, their children, and near relatives are not eligible.
Michael F. O'Donnell Memorial Scholarship Fund
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Sponsored by Community Foundation Sonoma County

Location

250 D. Street, Suite 205
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Contact Info

jmullineaux@sonomacf.org

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Deadline: March 5
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, High school senior
Requirements: Applicant must be currently enrolled in law school or pursuing a law-related career.
Honorable Gayle Guynup Scholarship Fund
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Sponsored by Community Foundation Sonoma County

Location

250 D. Street, Suite 205
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Contact Info

jmullineaux@sonomacf.org

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Deadline: March 5
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College junior, College senior, Master's-level study
Requirements: Applicant must be a female resident of Sonoma County who has completed at least one year of law school.
Honorable Gayle Guynup Scholarship Fund
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Sponsored by Community Foundation Sonoma County

Location

250 D. Street, Suite 205
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Contact Info

jmullineaux@sonomacf.org

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Deadline: March 5
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College sophomore, College junior, College senior
Requirements: Applicant must be a female resident of Sonoma County who has completed at least one year of law school.
William L. Graddy Law School Scholarship
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Sponsored by Southwest Florida Community Foundation

Location

8771 College Parkway
Building 2
Fort Myers, FL 33919

Contact Info

(239) 274-5900

Additional Information

Deadline: March 1
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must have been a resident of Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry or Lee County, FL for at least three years and has completed their first year of law school. Financial need and minimum 2.8 GPA required.
Essex County Bar Association Scholarship
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Sponsored by Adirondack Community Trust

Location

P.O. Box 288
Lake Placid, NY 12946

Contact Info

info@generousact.org
(518) 523-9904

Additional Information

Deadline: June 1
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College senior, Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a resident of Essex County, NY who will attend an accredited law school in the U.S.
Richard W. and Florence B. Irwin Scholarship
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Sponsored by Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts

Location

PO Box 15769
Springfield, MA 01115

Contact Info

wmass@communityfoundation.com
(413) 732-2858

Additional Information

Deadline: March 30
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College senior, Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a resident of Northampton, MA attending law school.
Jacob and Celia Richmond Scholarship
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Sponsored by Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts

Location

PO Box 15769
Springfield, MA 01115

Contact Info

wmass@communityfoundation.com
(413) 732-2858

Additional Information

Deadline: March 30
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College senior, Master's-level study
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a resident of Hampden County, MA attending law school.
Durrell Public Law Research Scholarship
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Sponsored by Oklahoma City Community Foundation

Location

1000 N Broadway
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

Contact Info

s.pool@occf.org
(405) 235-5603

Additional Information

Deadline: March 1
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a degree candidate in the University of Oklahoma College of Law.
F. Emerson Logee Memorial Law Scholarship
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Sponsored by Wayne County Community Foundation

Location

517 N Market St
Wooster, OH 44691

Contact Info

wccf@sssnet.com
(330) 262-3877

Additional Information

Deadline: June 9
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College senior, Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a graduate of a Wayne County high school who will attend an accredited law school.
Wayne County Bar Association Scholarship
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Sponsored by Wayne County Community Foundation

Location

517 N Market St
Wooster, OH 44691

Contact Info

wccf@sssnet.com
(330) 262-3877

Additional Information

Deadline: June 9
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College senior, Master's-level study
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a graduate of a Wayne County high school who will attend an accredited law school.
Law School Scholarship Essay Contest
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Sponsored by Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. Law Offices

Location

22 West Washington Street, Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60602

Contact Info

tjsaye@salvilaw.com
(312) 372-1227

Additional Information

Deadline: March 15 (personal blog or website); March 31 (law school blog or website)
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College junior, College senior, Master's-level study
Requirements: Applicant must be currently enrolled in an American Bar Association-approved institution, the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's School, or any law school provisionally approved. Essay on one of the following topics (more information on each topic provided on sponsor's site): cerebral palsy or car accidents. Applicant may post their essay on a law school blog or website or on their own personal blog or website. Once the essay is posted, the applicant must notify the sponsor and provide the URL where the essay is posted.
Console & Hollawell Paralegal Scholarship
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Sponsored by Console & Hollawell

Location

525 Route 73 North, Suite 117
Marlton, NJ 08053

Contact Info

jlister@consoleandhollawell.com
(856) 778-5500

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Deadline: July 15
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, High school senior
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a student attending a community college, technical school or business school in the United States who is pursuing a degree or certification in paralegal studies, legal assistant, court reporting or other law-related field. Valid transcript reflecting their high school graduation/GED equivalency and proof of acceptance and enrollment in their school or community college required. Applications should be emailed to Jonathan Lister at jlister@consoleandhollawell.com with the subject line ?2014 Legal Assistance Scholarship? or mailed to: Console & Hollawell, P.C. Attn: Jonathan Lister 525 Route 73 North, Suite 177, Marlton, NJ 08053.
TechLaw Scholarship
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Sponsored by TechLaw LLP

Location

6265 Greenwich Drive, Suite 201
San Diego, CA 92122

Contact Info

scholarship@techlawllp.com

Additional Information

Deadline: March 31
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, High school senior
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be attending a four-year college or law school in the United States as a full-time student. Selection based on responses to prompts found on sponsor's site.
Miller Johnson Michigan Diversity Law School Scholarship
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Sponsored by Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Location

Grand Rapids Community Foundation
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Contact Info

rbishop@grfoundation.org
(616) 284-4903

Additional Information

Deadline: April 1
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a student of color (African American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander) with permanent residence in Michigan. Applicant must have been accepted to or presently attending an accredited law school within the United States. Financial need and minimum 3.0 GPA are required.
Law Scholarship
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Sponsored by Law Offices of Lee Steinberg, P.C.

Location

412 East 4th Street
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Contact Info

ksheng@trafficdigitalagency.com
(248) 591-4314

Additional Information

Deadline: June 1
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a current undergraduate student at an accredited college or university in the United States who has aspirations to go to law school. Minimum 3.0 GPA and response to the following question is required: What do you hope to accomplish with a law degree?
Scholarship Award Supporting Criminal Law Students
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Sponsored by Broden & Mickelsen

Location

26000 State Street
Dallas, TX 75204

Contact Info

sarah@brodenmickelsen.com
(214) 720-9552

Additional Information

Deadline: May 1
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study, Other postgraduate-level study
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must have been accepted into a Texas, American Bar Accredited Law School who is seeking employment or currently employed by a Federal or State Public Defender's Office. Minimum 3.5 GPA and completion of a 500-word response on why the applicant wishes to pursue employment with a Federal or State Public Defender Office is required.
Law Student Scholarship
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Sponsored by Get Prepped

Location

Attn: Scholarship
P.O. Box 2163
Longmont, CO 80502

Additional Information

Deadline: January 31; June 30
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a current law student enrolled at a United States or Canadian law school who is experiencing financial difficulties in continuing their studies.
Pre-Law Scholarship
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Sponsored by Get Prepped

Location

Attn: Scholarship
P.O. Box 2163
Longmont, CO 80502

Additional Information

Deadline: January 31; June 30
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, High school senior
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a student wishing to attend law school in the United States or Canada.
Gilbert G. Pompa Memorial Endowed Scholarship
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Sponsored by Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund

Location

Highpoint Towers
8415 Datapoint Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact Info

info@adelantefund.org
(210) 692-1971

Additional Information

Deadline: May 30
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College junior, College senior
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who has completed 90 credit hours and is pursuing a pre-law program at an accredited university or college in the state of Texas. Minimum 2.75 GPA, one letter of recommendation, resume of community service activities, and full-time enrollment status required. Preference given to female students of hispanic descent.
Future Leaders Scholarship
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Sponsored by Brett Murphy -- Washington's Injury Lawyers

Location

1310 10th Street, Suite 104
Bellingham, WA 98225

Contact Info

itaylor@brettlaw.com

Additional Information

Deadline: August 15
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a United States citizen who is a full-time student attending (or planning to attend on a full-time basis) an accredited law school. Minimum 3.5 GPA and essay on how personal injury law positively affects social change are required.
Davis-Levin Livingston Scholarship
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Sponsored by Davis-Levin Livingston

Location

851 Fort Street, Suite 400
Honolulu, HI 96813

Contact Info

lynne@davislevin.com

Additional Information

Deadline: July 1
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a United States citizen who is authorized to work in the United States and who is attending law school in the fall of the same year following the application. Minimum 3.0 GPA and essay required.
Diversity Scholars Program
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Sponsored by Milbank

Location

1 Chase Manhattan Plaza
New York, NY 10005

Contact Info

(212) 530-5000

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Deadline: August 15
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must have successfully completed one year of a full-time Juris Doctor program at an American Bar Association (ABA) approved law school. Must demonstrate academic achievement, leadership, and writing/interpersonal skills. Cover letter, resume, transcript, and personal essay required.
Fine & Associates Professional Corporation's $1000 Annual Scholarship
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Sponsored by Fine & Associates

Location

1120 Finch Avenue West, Suite 601
Toronto, ON M3J 3H7

Contact Info

lfine@TorontoDivorceLaw.com
(416) 907-4649

Additional Information

Deadline: July 31
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a Canadian citizen, U.S. citizen, or permanent resident who is a college student with a 3.0 minimum GPA. Required to write an 800 to 1000 word post on a website, blog, or forum on this topic: "How to improve Family/Divorce law and/or legal process in dealing with Family/Divorce proceedings." Transcripts and proof of residence also required.
James E. Beckley Securities Arbitration and Law Writing Competition
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Sponsored by PIABA Foundation

Location

2415 A Wilcox Drive
Norman, OK 73069

Contact Info

(405) 310-2444

Additional Information

Deadline: September 19
Study Areas: law
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a full-time law student in the United States. Essay under 25 pages required on any aspect of the topic "Securities Law".
The Expert Institute Legal Blog Post Writing Contest



Ashley Rose Honorary Diabetes Law Student Scholarship
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Sponsored by Katz & Phillips, P.A.

Location

509 West Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL 32804

Contact Info

(321) 420-1884

Additional Information

Deadline: September 30
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study, High school senior
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be either entering or currently attending law school with type I diabetes. Minimum 2.8 GPA, proof of diagnosis, transcript, and essay between 500 and 1,000 words required.
Single-Parent Scholarship
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Sponsored by Katz & Phillips, P.A.

Location

509 West Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL 32804

Contact Info

(321) 420-1884

Additional Information

Deadline: September 30
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study, High school senior
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a single-parent who is either a current law student or planning to attend law school. Minimum 2.8 GPA, transcript, and essay between 500 and 1,000 words required.
Legal Inspiration Scholarship
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Sponsored by Fisher & Talwar

Location

801 South Grand Avenue, 11th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Contact Info

info@ftpersonalinjurylawyers.com
(213) 891-0777

Additional Information

Deadline: December 1
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a career in law. Must be a U.S. citizen and full-time student. Minimum 3.0 GPA, proof of enrollment, and 500 word essay required.
Law School Scholarship
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Sponsored by Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team

Location

2394 East Camelback Road #600
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Contact Info

scholarship@lambergoodnow.com

Additional Information

Deadline: December 1
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, High school senior
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be entering or currently enrolled at a law school. Essay between 500 and 750 words required on the following topic: "Tell us what drives you and why you want to pursue a law degree or why you want to go to law school. Explain what motivates you.
Tad Nelson Law Firm Scholarship
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Sponsored by The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates

Location

1221 Studewood Street #107
Houston, TX 77008

Contact Info

tad@thenelsonfirm.com
(713) 802-1631

Additional Information

Deadline: May 31
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, High school senior
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a high school senior or high school graduate from Texas who is seeking a future career in law. Minimum 3.0 GPA and student aid report showing income status of household are required.
Law Scholarship for Veterans
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Sponsored by The Tix Team

Location

509 West Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL 32804

Contact Info

(321) 732-7337

Additional Information

Deadline: September 30
Study Areas: law
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be either an active military or retired from military student who has been accepted or is currently enrolled at an accredited law school in the U.S. Minimum 2.8 GPA and transcript required.
Visionary Scholarship
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Sponsored by Howell and Christmas

Location

1495 Remount Road
North Charleston, SC 29406

Contact Info

(843) 972-7875

Additional Information

Deadline: September 30
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is either a current law student or undergraduate student planning to attend law school. Minimum 2.8 GPA, transcript, and essay between 500 and 1,000 words required.
Levy Scholars Program Scholarship
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Sponsored by University of Pennsylvania Law School

Location

3501 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Contact Info

(215) 898-7483

Additional Information

Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: Master's-level study
Renewable: Y
Requirements: Applicant must entering the University of Pennsylvania law school. There is no application for this scholarship. Office of admissions will select nominees based on admission candidates.
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Merit Scholarship
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Sponsored by New England School of Law

Location

154 Stuart Street
Boston, MA 02116

Contact Info

(617) 451-0010

Additional Information

Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: Master's-level study
Renewable: Y
Requirements: Applicant must be an incoming student at the New England School of Law with exceptional academic promise. No separate application. All students are considered upon admission.
Aspiring Attorney Aid Scholarship by the Kraut Law Group
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Sponsored by Kraut Law Group

Location

6255 Sunset Boulevard #1480
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Contact Info

mkraut@krautlawgroup.com
(323) 464-6453

Additional Information

Deadline: May 31
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral student seeking a law-oriented degree. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.
Academic Excellence Scholarship
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Sponsored by Michigan State University --College of Law

Location

648 North Shaw Lane
East Lansing, MI 48824

Contact Info

law@law.msu.edu
(517) 432-6800

Additional Information

Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study
Renewable: Y
Requirements: Applicant must be a law student at the Michigan State University College of Law. Minimum 155 LSAT score and 3.5 GPA required. There is no separate application. All law school candidates are considered.
King Scholarship
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Sponsored by Michigan State University --College of Law

Location

648 North Shaw Lane
East Lansing, MI 48824

Contact Info

law@law.msu.edu
(517) 432-6800

Additional Information

Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study
Renewable: Y
Requirements: Applicant must be a law student at the Michigan State University College of Law. Minimum 162 LSAT score and 3.75 GPA required. There is no separate application. All law school candidates are considered.
Lawyer & Leader Scholarship
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Sponsored by Michigan State University --College of Law

Location

648 North Shaw Lane
East Lansing, MI 48824

Contact Info

law@law.msu.edu
(517) 432-6800

Additional Information

Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study
Renewable: Y
Requirements: Applicant must be a law student at the Michigan State University College of Law. Minimum 152 LSAT score and 3.6 GPA required. There is no separate application. All law school candidates are considered.
Indigenous Law Award
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Sponsored by Michigan State University --College of Law

Location

648 North Shaw Lane
East Lansing, MI 48824

Contact Info

law@law.msu.edu
(517) 432-6800

Additional Information

Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study
Renewable: Y
Requirements: Applicant must be a law student at the Michigan State University College of Law. Personal statement and resume must demonstrate interest in issues affecting Native Americans.
Injury Lawyer News Disability Scholarship
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Sponsored by Injury Lawyer News

Location

50 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Contact Info

scholarship@injurylawyer-news.com

Additional Information

Deadline: December 31
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a pre-law or law student at an accredited U.S. college, university, or law school who has a medically documented disability, either physical or learning. Essay, statement of academic status, medical documentation of disability, minimum 3.0 GPA, and proof of acceptance or attendance to school required.
EB-5 Visa Awareness Scholarship
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Sponsored by EB5Investors.com

Contact Info

(800) 997-1228

Additional Information

Deadline: December 6
Study Areas: law
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a currently enrolled U.S. law school student. 350-500 word essay required on an EB-5 related topic.
Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship
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Sponsored by Banner & Witcoff, LTD.

Location

28 State Street, #1800
Boston, MA 02109

Contact Info

chummel@bannerwitcoff.com
(617) 720-9600

Additional Information

Deadline: January 12
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College senior, Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a law student who is entered into a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school in the U.S. Scholarships based on academic merit, commitment to the pursuit of IP law, membership of a historically under represented group in IP law, communication skills, and leadership qualities. Resume, transcripts, writing sample, and one page statement on diversity required.
Rosengren Kohlmeyer Law Office Scholarship
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Sponsored by Rosengren Kohlmeyer, Law Offices Chtd

Location

150 St Andrews Court #110
Mankato, MN 56001

Contact Info

jkohlmeyer@rokolaw.com
(507) 625-5000

Additional Information

Deadline: May 31
Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, High school senior
Renewable: N
Requirements: Applicant must be a resident of Minnesota who is a high school senior or college student pursuing a future career in law.
Addison & Ruth Dewey Scholarship
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Sponsored by Capital University Law School

Location

303 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Contact Info

(614) 236-6310

Additional Information

Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study
Requirements: Applicant must be a Capital University graduate pursuing a degree in law. Financial need must be demonstrated.
Joseph A. Brunetto Award for Excellence in the Study of Law
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Sponsored by Capital University Law School

Location

303 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Contact Info

(614) 236-6310

Additional Information

Study Areas: law
Enrollment Level: Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study
Requirements: Applicant must be a graduate student at the Capital University Law School. Preference given to a Bexley High School graduate who received an undergraduate degree from Capital University and/or who is from Bexley, Ohio.
Naqvi Scholarship