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. 

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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.

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.

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 with 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.

Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association Scholarship

The Alexander Gray Scholarship of $2,500 will be awarded to a student with a commitment to and involvement in the LGBTQ community. Applications are available here. Application deadline is February 17, 2015.

WX Charitable Fund Scholarship Program

Awards up to $7,500 are given to students interested in real estate law and working in New York. Applications are available here. Application deadline is February 27, 2015.

Wheelchair Disability Scholarship

Bell Law Group will offer a $1,000 scholarship to a law school student. Application is available here. Application deadline is February 28, 2015.

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, 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.

ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund

The ABA grants 20 incoming diverse law students each with $15,000 over three years. Applications are available here. Application deadline is March 2, 2015.

The Rhode Island Bar Foundation

The Thomas Black Memorial Scholarship ($20,000) is open to RI residents entering law school. Applications are available here. Application deadline is March 23, 2015.

Fredrikson & Byron Minority Scholarship Program

The Foundation offers one award of $10,000. Applications are available here. Application deadline is March 31, 2015.

Warner Norcross & Judd

The firm offers an award of $5,000 to former or current Michigan minority resident. Applications are available here. Application deadline is April 1, 2015.

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, 2015.

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, 2015.

The George Nofer Scholarship for Law and Public Policy

The Alexander Graham Bell Association offers three scholarships of up to $5,000 each for students with hearing loss. Applications are available here. Application deadline is April 22, 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.

Social Media Essay Scholarship

The firm of Moses & Rooth will offer an award of $1,000. Application information is available here. Deadline is May 1, 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.

The American Association for Justice

The AAJ offers four scholarships to law school students. Applications are available here. Application 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.

Disabled Veterans Scholarships

The Chicago Injury Center offers four scholarships of up to $1,000. Application information is available here. Application deadline is June 1, 2015.

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 5, 2015.

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, 2015.

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, 2015.

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, 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.

Hardy Wolf & Downing Scholarship

The firm will divide $5,000 amongst 13 students. 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.    

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 August 31, 2015.

                                                                                                                                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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: December 19, 2014

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