The Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers is proud to invite applications for the third annual Bar Study Scholarship. The goal of the scholarship is to promote the CFAWL mission, while helping the recipient during his/her study for the Florida Bar. CFAWL will award a $1,000 scholarship to the recipient.
Completed application must be postmarked by March 28, 2014. See scholarship application at www.cfawl.org for mailing address and further information about how to apply.
This year, VABA-DC will be awarding two $1,500 scholarships to law students on the basis of their demonstrated community service, academic performance, and a short written essay.
How to apply:
Resume (please include any honors and awards), Law school transcript, One to two references, An essay (not to exceed 750 words) addressing one of the following questions:
The deadline for the submission of applications is February 18, 2014. Hansel T. Pham; White & Case LLP; 701 Thirteenth Street, N.W.; Washington, D.C. 20005, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, postmarked no later than February 18, 2014.
In 1978 the Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship Fund was established by Helen and Richard Fox and Friends to honor the memory of their son who, as a proud member of the Berks County Bar Association, served as a young attorney in the Public Defender’s Office. The Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship Award is presented annually at the Berks County Bar Association Law Day Event. It is given to help fund a deserving Berks County, Pennsylvania, resident embarking on his or her second year at an accredited Law School.
www.bccf.org, to apply on-line for the Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship. Applications must be submitted between January 15th and April 1st.
For more information contact
JVS Scholarship Program is a need based program providing scholarships for graduate school to Jewish students who are permanent residents of Los Angeles County.
The online application period for 2014-2015 begins January 31, 2014 and closes March 31, 2014. For more information, please contact Patricia Sills at email@example.com for details.
Rhode Island Bar Foundation scholarship is a one year, non-renewable award, for full-time students who are Rhode Island residents.
Deadline: Completed applications must be submitted no later than May 21, 2014. To apply, go to www.ribar.com
For further information please contact the Rhode Island Bar Foundation office at 401-421-6541.
Haitian decent, must be in good standing, must submit an official transcript, must submit one page (max. two pages) personal statement that describes the student’s involvement in the community, the student’s financial need for the scholarship as well as the reason(s) the student believes he/she is better qualified for the scholarship.
Atten: Elizee Hernadez Law firm
1110 Brickell Avenue, Suite 315
Miami, FL 33131
Or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: January 30, 2014 by 5 p.m.
For more information, please contact 305-371-8846.
One applicant will be awarded a $1000 scholarship in 2014. The Appelman Law Firm Criminal Defense Scholarship award recipient will be notified of the selection on or before August 1, 2014.
Completed applications must be submitted no later than May 31st, 2014. Application materials should be e-mailed to the attention of Ryan McGinty at email@example.com.
You can find all of the information regarding the scholarship here.
For more information, please contact Ryan McGinty at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Constangy, Brooks & Smith initiated its Diversity Scholars Awards program to recognize the achievements of law students who have demonstrated academic achievement, a commitment to diversity in their community, school or work environment, and personal achievements in overcoming challenges to reach goals.
Click here to view the application. For more information:
Margaret P. Zabijaka
Chair, Diversity Council
Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP
200 West Forsyth Street, Suite 1700
Jacksonville, FL 32202-4317.
The Michigan accident injury lawyers of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. are pleased to announce its second annual 2014 Diversity Scholarship for law students. The personal injury law firm located in Southfield, Michigan represents victims of car accidents, motorcycle accidents, medical malpractice cases, nursing home neglect cases, dog bite injuries, and all other personal injury accident matters throughout the entire state. The scholarship has been created as part of Buckfire & Buckfire's continued commitment to build on the promise of diversity within the workplace, community and society.
The Diversity Scholarship is $2,000.00 and will be awarded to a student who is currently attending an accredited law school, who is either a member of an ethical or racial minority or demonstrates commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career. The second annual award will be awarded in 2014.
In order to apply for the Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Diversity Law Scholarship an applicant must submit the following items:
The winner of the 2014 Diversity Scholarship will be announced by July 1, 2014.
If you are interested in applying for the second annual 2014 Diversity Scholarship, please complete the Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Diversity Law School Scholarship Application.
All application materials can be sent by fax, email, or U.S. mail on or before May 31, 2014 deadline: Fax to the attention of Kathryn Kunst at 248.569.6737, or e-mail at Kathryn@BuckfireLaw.com with Subject Line 2013 Law School Diversity Scholarship, or mail to:
Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.
Attn: Kathryn Kunst
25800 Northwestern Hwy, Ste. 890
Southfield, MI 48075
Fair Rate Funding is an industry leader in the pre settlement funding business. The mission is to provide immediate liquidity to litigants who need money to pay for such things as medical treatment, car payments, mortgage payments, rent, utilities, or any expenditure plaintiffs must meet before their lawsuit reaches its conclusion.
Terms of this Settlement Loan Scholarship
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Fair Rate Funding reserves the right to publish submitted work at the conclusion of the entry period in any manner Fair Rate Funding sees fit. Selection of winning submissions are entirely at the discretion of Fair Rate Funding. Winner(s) will be contacted by Fair Rate Funding via the email address used for submission. Winner(s) will be confirmed ONLY after providing proof of enrollment in the form of a copy of a tuition bill OR letter of proof from the accredited United States law school or university at which the winner(s) is enrolled. Upon confirmation of enrollment, winners will be publicly announced on Fair Rate Funding.com, and Fair Rate Funding will mail the winner(s) their check.
Who: Any student enrolled in an accredited American law school or undergraduate paralegal program for the Spring Semester, 2014.
What: A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to the winner.
When: Submission deadline is December 15, 2013
How: Applicants must submit an essay of 1,000 words minimum.
Awards: A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded; this money can be used toward tuition or books.
To Apply: Submit your essay, 1,000-word minimum, on the topic below. One exceptional essay on the topic, "Why is litigation finance an important piece of the legal landscape?"
Reply: Please email your essay to email@example.com.
Submission Deadline: December 15, 2013
Award Date: January 15, 2014
The Jamaican-American Bar Association is inviting applicants for Scholarships to be awarded at our Annual Grand Gala and Awards Ceremony, on November 2nd, 2013, at the Sheraton Hotel, 1825 Griffin Road, Dania Florida. Established for the purpose of advancing the professional interests of Jamaican American attorneys, our mission is to provide legal assistance to the Jamaican-American community in the United States and to coordinate educational, mentoring and other assistance for law students and new colleagues of the legal profession. Organized on a regional and de-centralized basis, with another vibrant Chapter in the New York / New Jersey area, JABA's objective is to serve as a nationwide organization, operating throughout the USA.
Applicants for the 2013 Jamaican-American Bar Association States of America are required to be Jamaican nationals by birth or parentage and to be students in Law School at the second or third year level. Objective criteria for selection of successful applicants will be their expository response in at least 500 words to the question: "How can your legal education be best utilized, to assist the Jamaican-American community". "Celebrating Jamaican Exceptionalism" is the theme of this year's Grand Gala and led by Jamaican Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Professor Stephen Vasciannie as Guest Speaker, our 2013 Grand Gala promises to be an intellectually stimulating, but also enjoyable event, reflecting our rich Jamaican heritage. Essay responses are required to be submitted by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org and must be received by October 21st, 2013 for consideration. We thank you for assisting to distribute this information to students at your College of Law and we look forward to receiving their essay applications.
Legal Leaders Scholarships
The Console & Hollawell $1,000 Legal Leaders Scholarship 2014 is available to students who are pursuing a career in law. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the following areas: pre-law, paralegal studies, or working towards their juris doctorate in any concentration of the law.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
The award recipient shall provide the following documentation to obtain the scholarship:
All applicants must complete the provided Legal Leaders Application and submit a 500 word essay on how he or she intends to impact his or her community through the law.. All applicants must also include a valid transcript reflecting his or her current standing with a 3.0 GPA and proof of acceptance and enrollment. Failure to include all required materials will result in immediate rejection of the application.
The Console & Hollawell Legal Leaders Scholarship recipient will be notified of the selection on or about August 15, 2014.
Completed applications must be submitted no later than July 15, 2014. Applications should be emailed to Jonathan Lister at JLister@consoleandhollawell.com with the subject line "2014 Legal Leaders Scholarship" or mailed to:
Console & Hollawell, P.C.
Attn: Jonathan Lister
525 Route 73 North, Suite 117
Marlton, NJ 08053
CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Miami is an organization dedicated to providing a forum for professionals actively involved in the commercial real estate industry. In furtherance of these goals, CREW Miami is proud to offer a scholarship program for students engaged in real-estate studies at South Florida Universities.
To be eligible, candidate must be a female enrolled as a junior or senior in an undergraduate program with a declared major in a real estate-related discipline, or a graduate student in a professional school or business school in a real estate-related field (or with a concentration in real estate studies, if another field) at a university in South Florida, and have a cumulative GPA of no less than 3.0. Each candidate must submit an essay/personal statement of 250-500 words describing her interest and expectations in pursuing a career in real estate.
In addition to the essay described above, Candidate is to submit a list of real estate related courses completed. At least one letter of reference from a professor is required. Additional reference from current employer, if applicable, is also encouraged. By providing reference letters, Candidate agrees that CREW-Miami may contact those providing the references.
The following are the CABA at-large scholarships available to any currently enrolled law student through our Cuban American Bar Foundation:
The application deadline is June 30, 2013 of each academic year. To be eligible for consideration for all of these scholarships, law students must meet the criteria attached hereto. Applicants need only submit one application package to be considered for all at-large scholarships. The CABA Foundation Scholarship Committee will make its selections from those submissions it receives and formally announce the recipients at the CABA Foundation Fall Mentor Program Reception in October or November of each year. Please have student's submit their application to Vivian de las Cuevas-Diaz at email@example.com.
Preference may be shown to applicants who demonstrate financial need, but such need is not a prerequisite for a scholarship award. To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:
1. Meet either of the following descriptions:
A current or admitted law student who has distinguished himself/herself in research, writing, community service, and/or other activities of importance to the Cuban-American community.
2. Submit a complete formal application for the CABA Scholarship, which shall include:
3. Be a currently enrolled student in good academic standing at an accredited law school.
If you have any questions, or for submissions via e-mail, please contact Victoria Mendez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bailey Scholarship is given annually to a first or second year law student attending a Florida law school who intends to practice in the Jacksonville area following graduation.
The scholarship is sponsored by the Financial News and Daily Record, a local business newspaper which is very active in the legal community and often publishes articles on legal affairs, as well as legal notices. The scholarship is intended to help defray law school tuition and related expenses.
The YLS advertises the award and distributes applications at all Florida law schools. Applications normally are solicited at the beginning of spring each year. The applications are then reviewed by members of the scholarship committee of the YLS and the publisher of the Financial News and Daily Record. Applicants are judged on such criteria as law school achievement and character, as well as need.
The scholarship funds are presented to the recipient at The Jacksonville Bar Association's annual meeting where the recipient, together with his or her family, are honored guests.
History: This scholarship was established through the estates of Frederick W. and Grace P. Brecht to provide educational opportunities for students from Brevard County, Fla. The University of Florida administers the Brecht scholarship funds as Trustee under the will of Frederick Brecht.
Criteria: Brevard County residents attending any Florida community college or university. Applicants must have graduated from a Brevard County high school, demonstrate financial need and be of sound moral character and habits.
Application Information: The online application is available through the Office for Student Financial Affairs at the University of Florida.
The Get Prepped LSAT Prep law school scholarship is available to students enrolled in any accredited law school. One or more grants of $1000 are awarded twice yearly. Students should visit www.GetPrepped.com and use the online contact form to request the most up to date application packet. Class rank, degree/major courses, LSAT test scores, best short personal statement, and other review factors are used to determine awards.
The Brett Murphy Law Firm is offering an annual $2000 scholarship, called The Future Leaders Scholarship 2014, for law students who are working towards a Juris Doctorate Degree and who have an interest in personal injury law.
How to apply:
Click here to learn more about this scholarship and its requirements, and to access the scholarship application form. Brett Murphy will be accepting applications until July 15, 2014, and will notify the recipient on or about August 15, 2014.
For More Information:
Please contact Ingrid Taylor at 360-714-0900 or email@example.com
The mission of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) is to advance the global black community by developing leaders, informing policy and educating the public.
How to apply:
For More Information:
Contact: call 202.263.2800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Kozyak Minority Mentoring Foundation (KMMF) Summer Fellowship: This year, with the help of generous donations from our wonderful sponsors, the Kozyak Minority Mentoring Foundation will provide four 2014 summer fellowships to first and second year law students who are either enrolled in Florida law schools or who are verified Florida residents attending an out- of-state law school. Each summer fellowship will be in the amount of $5,000.
How to apply:
The application and all requirements must be received no later than Friday, February 28, 2014. Click here to access all the required documents.
For More Information:
Please e-mail email@example.com
DRI announces its annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship program, open to rising (2014–15) second- and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, and Native American students. Two scholarships in the amount of $10,000 each will be awarded to applicants who best meet the following criteria: Demonstrated academic excellence, Service to the profession, Service to the community, Service to the cause of diversity.
How to apply:
Applications and all other requested materials must be received by March 31, 2014.
For More Information:
All applications, essays and required materials must be submitted in hard copy format to Tim Kolly, Director of Communications
DRI—The Voice of the Defense Bar
55 West Monroe Street, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60603
The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is committed to fostering diversity in law schools and the legal profession. This writing completion is designed to reinvigorate the dialogue about the recruitment and retention strategies.
How to apply:
See attached PDF.
Submissions must be received by 5:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, May 1, 2014.
For More Information:
Contact LSAC Diversity Initiatives Office, DiversityOffice@LSAC.org
The HNBA Legal Education Fund & Arrastia, Capote & Phang, LLP have created a new scholarship program for deserving first year Hispanic law school students.
How to apply:
The application period opens January 20, 2014, and closes at 11:59 pm (EST) on February 28, 2014. Click here to apply.
For More Information:
For additional information E-mail Omar Vargas, President, The HNBA Legal Education Fund, firstname.lastname@example.org