Current Outside Resources

Student Financial Services maintains contact with organizations offering a wide variety of outside resources. We regularly post information about these outside resources on this web page.

Current students can also login to the HLS Office of Career Services job database and search under "Diversity" to find more law firm scholarship opportunities for students from groups that are traditionally underrepresented at law firms. 

The listing below is divided into two categories. Outside resources with application deadlines within the current academic year and outside resources with application deadlines earlier in 2014.

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Zatuchni Law Scholarship

The firm will offer $2,500 to a second or third year law school student interested in employment law. Applications are available here. Application deadline is September 15, 2014.

Lawrence Bar Association Scholarships

Scholarships (of $4,000 and $5,000 each) will be awarded to two students with residency ties to the Lawrence MA area. Applications are available here. Application deadline is September 15, 2014.

National Academy of Social Insurance

The Academy offers a writing honorarium of $2,500 for an outstanding paper on social insurance. Applications are available here. Application deadline is September 15, 2014.

Massachusetts Attorney General's Office Fellowship Program

The Fellowship Program is dedicated to offering opportunities to students from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Applications are available here. Application deadline is September 15, 2014.

Latham & Watkins Diversity Scholars Program

Six scholars will receive an award of $10,000 for their second year of law school. Applications are available here. Application deadline is September 26, 2014.

Katz & Phillips Scholarships

The firm offers three scholarships of $1,000 each. Application information is available here. Application deadline for each award is September 30, 2014.

The Howell & Christmas Visionary Scholarship

The firm offers a writing honorarium of $1,000 for an essay on one of three topics. More information is available here. Application deadline is September 30, 2014.

Egerton and Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship

Ten awards will be made for essays on the topic of mesothelioma and the dangers of asbestos. Applications are available here. Application deadline is October 7, 2014.

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Each award is for $20,000 in tuition and $25,000 in maintenance grants for up to two years of law school. Applications are available here. Application deadline is November 1, 2014.

The Havahart Wireless Scholarship Award

Woodstream Corporation will offer a $500 scholarship to the winner of their essay writing contest. Applications are available here. Application deadline is November 7, 2014.

The Richard Linn American Inn of Court

The Mark T. Banner scholarship of $5,000 will be awarded to a student with a commitment to a career in IP law. Applications are available here. Application deadline is November 12, 2014.

The National Bankruptcy Forum

NBF offers an essay contest for law school students with an honorarium of $1,500. Applications are available here. Application deadline is November 15, 2014.

Oak Tree Law

The firm offers an essay competition with a scholarship of $500. Applications are available here. Application deadline is November 15, 2014.

Justinian Law Society

The society will award three scholarships of $2,500 to second and third year students with an interest in Italian-American issues. Application is available here. Application deadline is November 19, 2014.

Canadian American Bar Association

CABA sponsors an essay competition with a first prize of $500 and a second prize of $100. Entry information is available here. Deadline is November 21, 2014.

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award

The firm offers a scholarship of $1,000. Application is available here. Application deadline is November 30, 2014.

Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Law Scholarship for Child Advocates

The firm offers a scholarship of $1,000. Application is available here. Application deadline is November 30, 2014.

Triumph Over Breast Cancer Scholarship

Icing on the Ring will award $1,000. Application information is available here. Application deadline is November 30, 2014.

The Pittsburgh Foundation

The David Glick Memorial Scholarship is for HLS students who are former residents of Allegheny County PA. Applications are available here. Application deadline is December 1, 2014.

Fisher & Talwar Scholarship

The firm offers a writing honorarium of $1,000 for an essay on your inspiration for attending law school. Applications are available here. Application deadline is December 1, 2014.

The Islamic Scholarship Foundation

ISF offers scholarships to Muslim law students. Applications are available here. Application deadline is December 1, 2014.

Jenkins & Clayman Scholarship

The firm will offer $2,250 to a student with financial need. Applications are available here. Application deadline is December 1, 2014.

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers

The firm will award two scholarships of $1,000 each to female parents attending law school. Applications are available here. Application deadline is December 5, 2014.

Constangy, Brooks & Smith 

The Diversity Scholarship of $2,500 is available to second year law students. Applications are available here. Application deadline is December 12, 2014. 

Farzad Family Law Scholarship

The firm will offer a writing honorarium of $3,000 for an essay on same sex marriage. Applications are available here. Application deadline is December 15, 2014.

ProjectManager.com 

The company offers a scholarship of $1,000 for an Instagram video. Applications are available here. Application deadline is December 15, 2014.

PlushBeds Environmental Scholarship

The company offers a writing competition with a prize of $1,000. Applications are available here. Application deadline is December 15, 2014.

Price Benowitz LLP Scholarships

The firm offers a social justice scholarship of $1,000. Applications are available here. Application deadline is December 15, 2014.

The Bridgat Scholarship 

One award of $6,500 will be made to a student who is a citizen of an Asian country. Applications are available here. Application deadline is December 31, 2014.

Hardy Wolf & Downing Scholarship

The firm will divide $5,000 amongst 13 students. Application information is available here. Application deadline is December 31, 2014.

Pearce Law Firm Scholarship

The firm will offer the Empowering Women in Law Scholarship of $2,000 to one female law school student. Applications are available here. Application deadline is December 31, 2014.

Avvo Scholarship Program

The program offer an essay competition and will award an award of $10,000. Applications are available here. Application deadline is January 1, 2015.

The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund

The Fellowship offers full tuition plus an $18,000 living expense stipend. The selection committee has a strong preference for supporting scholarly endeavors. Applications are available here. Application deadline is January 5, 2015.

Banner & Witcoff Diversity Scholarship

The firm will offer a $5,000 scholarship to a student committed to IP law. Applications are available here. Application deadline is January 5, 2015.

Entertainment Law Scholarship

The Grammy Foundation and the ABA offer a writing competition with awards ranging from $1,500 to $5,000. Application information is available here. Deadline is January 6, 2015.

Asian Heritage Law School Scholarship

The Infinity Law Group will offer a scholarship of $1,000 to entering law school students. Applications are available here. Application deadline is January 12, 2015.

Chalik & Chalik Survivors Scholarship

The firm offers an essay competition of with a prize of $1,000. Applications are available here. Application deadline is January 12, 2015.

Riemer & Associates Scholarship

The firm offers an essay competition with a prize of $1,000. Applications are available here. Application deadline is February 1, 2015.

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago

Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) processes applications from Jewish applicants born and raised in the Chicago area with financial need. Applications are available here. Application deadline is February 1, 2015.

The Institute for Humane Studies PhD Scholarship

This $1,500 scholarship is open to PhD students intending a career in academia. Applications are available here. Application deadline is March 1, 2015.

Leukemia/Lymphoma Awareness Scholarship

The firm will offer an award of $1,000. Application information is available here. Application deadline is April 30, 2015.

The MKTG Co. Scholarship

The firm will offer a marketing essay competition with a prize of $1,999. Applications are available here. Deadline is April 30, 2015.

Michigan Auto Law Diversity Scholarship

The firm will offer $2,000 to a first or second year law student. Applications are available here. Deadline is May 1, 2015.

Buckfire & Buckfire Diversity Scholarship

The recipient of this $2,000 award will be dedicated issues of diversity. Applications are available here. Application deadline is May 31, 2015.

Ladah Law Firm Injury Scholarship

The firm offers an award of $2,000 to a student affected by an injury or accident. Application information is available here. Application deadline is May 31, 2015.

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers

The firm will offer an award of $1,000. Application information is available here. Application deadline is May 31, 2015.

Blaze Wifi Rural Scholarship

The provider offers a blog essay competition with a prize of $500. Application information is available here. Application deadline is June 1, 2015.

VSOD.Net Blog Post Scholarship

The 2015 Exede Internet essay competition offers a prize of $500. Application information is available here. Application deadline is June 1, 2015.

Marine Appreciation Scholarship

A scholarship of $1,000 will be offered to a Marine or with a Marine Corps family member. Application information is available here. Application deadline is June 30, 2015.

The Reiff & Bily Scholarship

One award of $1,000 will be made available. Applications are available here. Application deadline is July 1, 2015.

Davis Levin Livingston Scholarship

The firm will offer a public interest award of $3,000. Applications are available here. Application deadline is July 15, 2015.

Steven Fritsch Scholarship

The family law firm will offer a scholarship of $1,000. Applications are available here. Application deadline is July 27, 2015.

The D'Oliveira & Associates Scholarship

The firm offers an essay competition with a prize of $1,000. Applications are available here. Application deadline is July 30, 2015.

The MKTG Co. Scholarship

The internet marketing firm will offer $1,999 to the winner of their essay competition. Applications are available here. Deadline is July 31, 2015.

Legal Marketing Strategy Scholarship

The firm offers an essay competition with a prize of $1,000. Applications are available here. Application deadline is July 31, 2015.

Vision Zero Auto Accident Prevention Scholarhip

A scholarship for $1,000 will be offered for the best essay on safe driving. Application information is available here. Application deadline is July 31, 2015.

Juvenile Justice Scholarship

A scholarship of $1,000 will be offered to a student committed to juvenile justice. Application is available here. Application deadline is July 31, 2015.

Meinhart Smith & Manning Scholarship

The firm will offer $1,000 to a first year student interested in medical malpractice or personal injury law. Applications are available here. Application deadline is August 1, 2015.

Baumgartner Law Firm 

The firm will offer a $3,000 scholarship to students with a commitment to helping others. Application is available here. Application deadline is August 15, 2015.

Yanez & Associates Law Scholarship

The firm offers a family law scholarship with a first prize of $2,000 and a second prize of $1,000. Applications are available here. Application deadline is August 31, 2015.

 

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Women's Travel Scholarships

Awards of $4,000 each will be awarded to two women for whom travel is critical for their professional goals. Application information is available here. Application deadline is January 31, 2014.

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago

Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) processes applications from Jewish applicants born and raised in the Chicago area with financial need. Applications are available here. Application deadline is February 15, 2014.

Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association Scholarship

The Alexander G. Gray, Jr. Scholarship of $2,500 will be awarded to a law student with a demonstrated commitment to and involvement in the LGBTQ community. Applications are available here. Application deadline is February 18, 2014.

The Vietnamese-American Bar Association

VABA of the Greater Washington DC area will award two $15,000 scholarships to law students committed to community service. Applications are available here. Application deadline is February 18, 2014.

Cincinnati Bar Foundation

The William A. McClain Scholarship of $2000 is for a Black law student with a demonstrated dedication to the Cincinnati communtity. The application is available here. Application deadline is February 19, 2014.

WX Charitable Fund Scholarship Program

Awards ranging from $2000 to $10000 are given to students interested in real estate law and working in New York. Applications are available here. Application deadline is February 28, 2014.

The New Jersey State Federation of Women's Clubs

The Margaret Yardley Fellowship of $1000 is awarded to female NJ residents attending graduate school. Applications are available here. Application deadline is March 1, 2014.

ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund

The ABA grants 20 incoming diverse law students with $15,000 of financial assistance over the course of their three years in law school. Applications are available here. Application deadline is March 1, 2014.

The Rhode Bar Foundation

The Thomas F. Black Jr. Memorial Scholarship will award two scholarships of $20,000 each to RI residents entering law school. Applications are available here. Application deadline is March 21, 2014.

Fredrikson & Byron Minority Scholarship Program

The Foundation offers one award of $10,000. Applications are available here. Application deadline is March 31, 2014.

The DRI Diversity Scholarship

Two scholarships of $10,000 each will be awarded to diverse applicants entering their second or third year of law school. Applications are available here. Application deadline is March 31, 2014.

 Iranian American Bar Association

The IABA is soliciting applications from Iranian law students who have demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of the Iranian-American community. Applications are available here. Application deadline is March 31, 2014.

The Federal Communications Bar Association

The FCBA Foundation will award scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to law students in their second and third years of law school. Applications are available here. Application deadline is April 1, 2014.

Warner Norcross & Judd

The firm offers two awards of $5,000 each to former and current Michigan minority residents. Applications are available here. Application deadline is April 1, 2014.

New England Employee Benefits Counsel

The NEEBC scholarship program provides for annual awards of up to $5,000 for students with an interest in a career in the employee benefits field. Applications are available here. Application deadline is April 1, 2014.

Berks County Community Foundation

The Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship of $3,000 is given to help fund a rising second year law student who is a resident of  Berks County, PA. Applications are available here. Application deadline is April 1, 2014.

The George Nofer Scholarship for Law and Public Policy

The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing offers three scholarships of $5,000 each. Applications are available here. Application deadline is April 10, 2014.

The American Association for Justice

The AAJ offers four scholarships to law school students. Applications are available here. Application deadline is May 1, 2014.

Lang, Richard & Patch

The Frank H. Lang Scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to an entering or first year law school student from the central valley of California. Applications are available here. Application deadline is May 1, 2014.

The Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers Scholarship Foundation

Two scholarships of $1000 each honoring Sheila McGovern and Carol DiMaiti will be awarded to students entering their second or third year of law school. Applications are available here. Application deadline is May 12, 2014.

The Hudson County Bar Foundation Scholarship

The HCBF scholarship is open to students with proof of Hudson County residency. Applications are available here. Application deadline is May 16, 2014.

American Indian Graduate Center

Graduate Fellowships are made to American Indian and Alaska Native graduate students with financial need. Applications are available here. Application deadline is June 1, 2014.

Cabaniss, Johnston Scholarship

This $5,000 scholarship is awarded annually to one or more Alabama residents entering their second year of law school. Applications are available here. Application deadline is June 7, 2014.

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard Scholarship

Four awards will be made for essays on the topic of nursing home negligence, distracted driving or failure to diagnose patients. Applications are available here. Application deadline is June 9, 2014.

The Harris Cotton Memorial Scholarship

The County Prosecutors Association will award $2,500 to a New Jersey resident with an interest in domestic violence or hate crimes prosecutions. Applications are available here. Deadline is June 15, 2014.

The Oscar Rittenhouse Memorial Scholarship

The County Prosecutors Association will award $2,500 to a New Jersey resident with an interest in pursuing a career as a prosecutor. Applications are available here. Application deadline is June 15, 2014.

The Andrew Ruotolo Memorial Scholarship

The County Prosecutors Association will award $2,500 to a New Jersey resident with an interest in child advocacy. Applications are available here. Application deadline is June 15, 2014.

Dwyer Williams Potter Attorneys Scholarship

One award of $1,000 will be made to a law school student who is and alumni of an undergraduate school in Oregon. Applications are available here. Application deadline is July 1, 2014.

Davis Levin Livingston Scholarship

One award of $3,000 will be made to a student seeking a career in public interest law. Applications are available here. Application deadline is July 1, 2014.

Console & Hollawell Legal Leaders Scholarship

The law firm offers a $1,000 scholarship to law school students. Applications are available here. Application deadline is July 15, 2014.

Clark Law Office Scholarship

One scholarship of $1,000 will be made to a student starting law school in 2014. Applications are available here. Application deadline is July 15, 2014.

The Brett Murphy Law Firm Scholarship

The Future Leaders Scholarship of $2000 is available to JD students who have an interest in personal injury law. Applications are available here. Application deadline is July 15, 2014.

Federal Claims Bar Association

The Association offers a writing honorarium of $2,000 for an essay on any topic that lies within the jurisdiction of the United States Court of Federal Claims. Applications are available here. Application deadline is July 18, 2014.

Appel Law Firm Scholarship

One award of $1,000 will be made to a law school student who has sustained injuries in an auto accident. Applications are available here. Application deadline is July 31, 2014.

Laubacher & Co Scholarship

The firm will offer a writing honorarium of $1,000 for an essay on domestic violence. Applications are available here. Application deadline is July 31, 2014.

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Scholarship Program

The recipient will be selected based upon academic achievement, leadership qualities and community service. Applications are available here. Application deadline is August 1, 2014.

Becker Law Firm Scholarship

The firm will offer a writing honorarium of $1,000 for an essay on brain injury. Applications are available here. Application deadline is August 10, 2014.

The Kaire & Heffernan Scholarship

The firm will offer $1,000 to a rising first year law school student impacted by a bicycle accident. Applications are available here. Application deadline is August 30, 2014.

Rukin Hyland Doria & Tindall Equity and Inclusion Scholarship

The scholarship of $3,000 will be awarded to a second year law student with an interest in employment law. Applications are available here. Application deadline is September 1, 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

See our list of past sources of outside scholarship funding received by HLS students for more details on additional application deadlines and links to program websites.

Last modified: November 21, 2014

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