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.
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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.
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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.