Scholarships & Grants

Merit-Based Scholarships

Awards for entering students are based on information collected in the application for admission. No additional application is required. Scholarship decisions are made starting in December and are completed in April. Recipients are notified by letter on a rolling basis.

Merit Need-Based Scholarships and Grants

To qualify for merit need-based scholarships, an applicant must show high achievement and have the electronic FAFSA results on file with the Levin College of Law by March 15 for fall entrants.

Second and Third Year Student Scholarships

The following scholarships applications will be available on Monday, August 25, 2014 for second and third year students. The specific eligibility requirements for the awards are listed below. Applications can be obtained from Student Affairs, Room 164 Holland Hall.

NOTE: Deadline for filing all applications is Monday, September 29, 2014. The Faculty Financial Aid Committee will make the awards by the end of the Fall 2014 semester. Please note that eligibility standards require completion of two (2) full semesters of law school (summers count as ½ semester) therefore, FALL 2014 ENTRANTS CANNOT APPLY FOR THESE AWARDS. Transfer students are eligible if they have completed at least one full semester at the Levin College of Law. Current scholarship recipients are not eligible.

A.H. BURNETT LAW SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:
One (1) award for $1000.00
Basis of Award: Financial Need (Demonstrated need according to FAFSA)

BENJAMIN H. AYRES SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:
One (1) award of $1,000
Eligibility:

A) Applicants must have completed at least two(2) semesters in the Levin College of Law.

B) Cumulative law school average of at least 3.2 is required to apply.

C) Student must have either attended a Marion County, Florida High School or plans to practice law in Marion County, Florida.

Basis of Award: Academic Merit.

ATWOOD DUNWODY SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

One (1) award of $1,500

Eligibility:

A) Applicant must have completed at least 2, but not more than 3 1/2 semesters in law school.

B) Cumulative average of 3.2 to apply.

Basis of award: Financial need and academic merit. (Demonstrated need according to FAFSA)

CENTRAL FLORIDA WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

One (1) award of $2,000

This scholarship includes a mentoring component so the recipient will have access to the Donors for professional advice and consultation, if they so wish.

Eligibility:

A) Student member of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers.

B) Must be from or have family from one of the following Florida counties: Marion, Sumter, Lake, Seminole, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Hardee, or Highlands.

Basis of Award: Financial need and essay (Demonstrated need according to FAFSA).

Note: This award uses a separate application form (along with the general application form) which can be obtained from the Student Affairs, Room 164 Holland Hall.

CYPEN and CYPEN SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:
Four (4) awards of $1,000
Eligibility:

A) Applicants must have completed at least two semesters of study in law school.

B) Cumulative law school average of at least 3.2 is required to apply.

Basis of Award: Academic merit

GERALD A. WILLIAMS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

One (1) award of $1,000

Eligibility:

A) Applicant must be a second or third year student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

B) Applicant must be an active member of the Black Law Student Association (BLSA) or the National Black Law Student Association (NBLSA).

Basis of Award: Academic merit and essay.

Note: This award uses a separate application form which can be obtained from Student Affairs, 164 Holland Hall.

GOLDSTEIN LAW GROUP SCHOLARSHIP in Honor of Assistant Dean of Admissions Michael Patrick

Stipend:

One (1) award of $1,200

Eligibility:

A) Applicant must have completed four semesters in law school.

B) Third-year law student, LSAT score of 159 or higher, has financial need and completes a 100 word essay on why he/she is deserving of the scholarship.

C) Rank in the top one-half of the class at the end of his or her fourth semester.

D) Applicant must have successfully completed at the Levin College of Law at least 29 credit hours of graded coursework.

Basis of Award: Financial need, academic merit and essay. (Demonstrated need according to FAFSA)

Note: This award uses a separate application form which can be obtained from the Student Affairs, Room 164 Holland Hall.

HARRY F. GOODMARK SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

Three (3) awards of $2,000

Eligibility:

A) Second or third year law student with demonstrated need according to the FAFSA.

B) Demonstrated interest in representing injured workers in worker’s compensation proceedings, or domestic violence issues or children’s rights issues or labor or employment law on behalf of low income workers.

C) Cumulative law school average of at least 3.2

Basis of Award: Financial need (Demonstrated need according to FAFSA)

Note: This award uses a separate application form (along with the general application form) which can be obtained from Student Affairs, Room 164 Holland Hall.

The Honorable George L. and Gloria F. Proctor Memorial Scholarship

Stipend:

One (1) award of $1000

Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply an applicant must be a second or third year law student.

Preference will be given to students that express an interest in practicing bankruptcy law in the Jacksonville area either by statement of intent or demonstration of prior residence in the area.

Note: This award uses a separate application form which can be obtained from Student Affairs, Room 164 Holland Hall.

I. C. SPOTO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

One (1) award of $1,000

Eligibility:

A) Applicant must have completed at least 2 semesters, but not more than 3 semesters in law school.

B) Cumulative law school average of at least 3.2 is required to apply.

Basis of Award: Financial need and academic merit. (Demonstrated need according to FAFSA)

JEFFREY ALLAN HIRSCH SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

One (1) award of $1,000

Eligibility:

A) Applicant must have completed at least 2 semesters in law school.

B) Cumulative law school average of at least 3.2 is required to apply.

C) Student must have either attended high school in Broward County or plans to practice in Broward County.

Basis of Award: Academic merit.

JUDGE JAMES BRYAN WHITFIELD CONSTITUTIONAL LAW SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

One (1) award of $1,000

Eligibility:
Demonstrated high proficiency and interest in the field of Constitutional Law. This includes recipients of the highest grade in the following: Constitutional Law I and II, Florida Constitutional Law, Constitutional Law Seminar and Political Civil Rights. Also, authors of articles or papers dealing with Constitutional Law prepared for the UF Law Review, for Seminars, or for an Independent Study course will be considered. Available to December 2013, May 2014, August 2014 graduates only.

Basis of Award: Consideration is to be given not only to grades, but also to those qualities that will lead to an outstanding career in the field of Constitutional Law.

Note: This award uses a separate application form which can be obtained from Student Affairs, Room 164 Holland Hall.

JUSTICE JORGE LABARGA MERIT SCHOLARSHIP FUNDED BY THE CUBAN AMERICAN BAR FOUNDATION

Stipend:

One (1) award of $1,000

Eligibility:

A) Applicant must be a second or third year student.

B) A Cuban American law student who has distinguished himself/herself academically and/or in service oriented activities OR any law student who has distinguished himself/herself in research, writing, community services, and/or other activities of importance to the Cuban American community.

Basis of Award: Academic merit and essay.

Note: This award uses a separate application form which can be obtained from Student Affairs, Room 164 Holland Hall.

JUSTICE RICHARD W. ERVIN SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

One (1) award of $1,200

Eligibility:

A) Available to December 2014, May 2015 and August 2015 graduates only.

B) Cumulative law school average of at least 3.2 is required to apply.

Basis of Award: Financial need and academic merit. (Demonstrated need according to FAFSA)

LEWIS “LUKIE” ANSBACHER ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

Three (3) awards of $2,000

Eligibility:

A) Applicants must have completed at least three (3) semesters and accumulated at least 40 credit hours.

B) Completed a minimum of two courses in real property or in a related subject area.

C) Show evidence of an interest in practicing in the field of real property law.

Basis of Award: Academic merit and demonstrated interest in practicing in the field of real property law.

Note: This award uses a separate application form which can be obtained from Student Affairs, 164 Holland Hall.

McLIN BURNSED SCHOLARSHIP FUND in Honor of Walter S. McLin, III and R. Dewey Burnsed

Stipend:

Two (2) awards of $1,450

Eligibility:

A) Applicant must be a Florida resident with the greatest need.

B) Applicant must be a currently enrolled second or third year law student.

Basis of Award: Financial need (Demonstrated need according to FAFSA)

Note: This award uses a separate application form (along with the general application form) which can be obtained from Student Affairs, Room 164 Holland Hall.

McNATT SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

Seven (7) awards of $2,000

Eligibility:

A) Applicants must have graduated from a college in the Southeastern United States and completed at least two semesters of study in law school.

B) Cumulative law school average of at least 3.00 is required to apply.

Basis of Award: Financial need (Demonstrated need according to FAFSA)

SCOTT and LISA HAWKINS CHARACTER & LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

One (1) award of $1,000

Eligibility:

A) Applicant must be a third year law student.

B) Applicant must be in the top 25% of the class.

C) Applicant must demonstrate that they exemplify leadership, integrity, character and professionalism through active participation in student organizations, community activities, and/or the legal community.

Basis of Award: Academic merit and essay.

Note: This award uses a separate application form which can be obtained from the Student Affairs, Room 164 Holland Hall.

WALTER “Bud” ROBISON, III SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

Two (2) awards of $1,500

Eligibility:

A) Applicant must have completed at last 2 semesters in law school.

B) Cumulative law school average of at least 3.2 is required to apply.

Basis of Award: Financial need and academic merit. (Demonstrated need according to FAFSA)

Other Scholarships

2015 Legal Scholarship Offered by Criminal Defense Attorneys Moses and Rooth Attorneys at Law

Moses and Rooth Attorneys at Law, a Criminal Defense Law Firm located in Orlando, Florida is offering a $1,000 scholarship to one incoming 1L or currently enrolled Law Student. Scholarship is offered for the Fall 2015 Academic Semester.

This scholarship is to be used exclusively for college tuition and related expenses. A check for $1,000 will be made payable to the award recipient’s school to cover these expenses and he or she is expected to submit receipts in accordance with IRS regulations.

Eligibility

  • This scholarship will only be awarded to one incoming 1L or a currently enrolled Law Student
  • Student must hold a 3.0 or higher overall GPA
  • Student must be a legal resident of the U.S.

Requirements

  • One 600 word short essay
  • An unofficial transcript of current academic status. If studemnt is an incoming 1L then provide an unofficial college transcript
  • All application materials must be provided following documentation by email or form found here.

Essay Requirements

  • Essay Topic: How do you see social media affecting the practice of law?
  • Introduction: 100-200 Words
  • In introduction write about who you are, why you are applying for the scholarship, your interests, or anything that makes you special.
  • Short Essay must be a minimum of 300 words and maximum of 600 words.

Award

  • $1,000

Deadline

  • May 1, 2015

Submission
Application materials should be emailed or submitted by form by the deadline of May 1, 2015:

  • Email to legalscholarship@mosesandrooth.com with the subject line “Entry for The Moses and Rooth Legal Scholarship”
  • Include your name and contact information within the email
  • Submit by form here: www.mosesandrooth.com/2015-legal-scholarship/

URL

www.mosesandrooth.com/2015-legal-scholarship/

Aspiring Attorney Aid scholarship

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award

As a personal injury law firm, our attorneys frequently represent families who are coping with the aftermath of serious injuries and disabling impairments. We observe firsthand the unique challenges that disabled men and women face and see the strength and perseverance necessary to overcome expectations.As part of our efforts to give back to the disabled community, Auger & Auger is sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship, given twice a year, to assist with tuition and expenses at a qualifying undergraduate institution.

URL

www.augerlaw.com/disabled-scholar-award/

Charles Moo Scholarship

Eligibility:

Students of Asian descent; at least 18 years of age

Application deadline:

September 7, 2015

Amount:

$500

Students must write 450-700 words for the prompt, “Provide three ideas on how new businesses can use social media to increase revenue.”

More information here.

Constangy, Brooks & Smith Diversity Scholars Awards

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. One student will receive a $2,500 scholarship.
Click here for more information and application.

CreditRepair.com - CreditRepair.com Scholarship Program

Amount of Award: 3 Separate Winners ranging from $500 to $3,000
Deadline: December 31, 2014

Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5

www.creditrepair.com/#scholarship

Davis Levin Livingston Public Interest Law Scholarship

The Honolulu law firm Davis Levin Livingston has announced their second Public Interest Law Scholarship. The scholarship is aimed at supporting first year law students intending to pursue public interest law.

Eligibility

  • Recipient is a U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the United States
  • Recipient is accepted, and will be attending law school in the fall of the same year following the application
  • Academic achievement as reflected by an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA

Requirements

  • A completed Scholarship Application Form
  • One to three (1-3) page typed essay
  • Recipient must have a stated intention of pursuing a legal career in public interest law.
  • An official and complete copy of undergraduate college transcripts
  • An acceptance letter from an accredited law school within the United States
  • Proof of legal residency in the U.S. (i.e., birth certificate, passport, permanent resident card, etc.)

Award

  • Davis Levin Livingston scholarship is to be used exclusively for law school tuition and related expenses.
  • A check for $3,000 will be made payable to the award recipient’s law school to cover these expenses.
  • Recipient is expected to submit receipts in accordance with IRS regulations.
  • Davis Levin Livingston Scholarship award recipient will be notified of the selection on or about August 3, 2015.

Deadline

    • Completed applications must be submitted no later than July 15, 2015.

Application materials should be mailed (or e-mailed in PDF format) to:
Lynne Agbalog
Davis Levin Livingston
851 Fort St Ste 400
Honolulu, HI 96813
lynne@davislevin.com

More information here.

Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for Law Students

Ehline Law Firm Personal Injury And Military Veteran Scholarship Fund

Deadline: Deadline: These are both yearly contests, and the last day to submit the required materials for each contest will be 11-01 of each year.
Website: To learn more about the personal injury and vet scholarship offerings go here: http://losangeles.ehlinelaw.com/ehline-law-firm-pc-scholarship-fund/
Amount: $500×2.
Renewable/one-time: This is a one time offering per each student and can be re-entered yearly until graduation.
Population: This offering is available to all law school students regardless of seniority.
Requirements:
1. Tort Law Scholarship
Pre-law or regular law students. All applications for the tort law contest scholarship must include a 500 or more word essay about improving the image of the personal injury legal profession. The essay shall include some examples of at least one recent case of capping or running, and the various ways that lawyers can prevent the image of “ambulance chaser” from further spreading into the public conversation.
2. Military Veterans Scholarship
Pre-law or regular law students. The military scholarship requires a copy of your DD-214 and proof of honorable discharge if original discharge was OTH. Roger that? If not, contact us. Other than that,this fund requires applicant to submit a 500 or more word essay about why military vets can make a difference in improving the image of the practice of law. In the essay, the veteran law student shall provide examples of how the discipline, honor and motivation learned in your military training will help you be a better lawyer and improve the image of lawyers in the consumer’s mind. For example, what life lessons did you obtain from your experience in basic training, Military occupational school, etc., and what did you personally learn from these challenges that will help make you a better jurist? How did these experiences help you prepare for law school? Why did you choose law over some other profession? Were you wounded in combat, were you an MP? Tell us everything pertinent to your choice in becoming a legal warrior.
Where to apply for your scholarship: info at ehlinelaw.com

Empowering Women in Law Scholarship

The Pearce Law Firm in Philadelphia is pleased to offer The Pearce Law Firm – Empowering Women In Law Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is open to women nationwide who are currently attending a law school in the United States. This scholarship is intended to encourage & support outstanding achievement & leadership by example from women in the field of law.

This award will be presented to a current female law student for the following academic year in the amount of $2,000.00 & will be paid at the beginning of the fall semester (2015).

The deadline is 12/31/2014 and the application can be found here:
thepearcelawfirm.com/empowering-scholarship

Financial Growth for LGBTQ Scholarship

Eligibility

A student who identifies as LGBTQ and is enrolled in at least 6 units at a two year college, trade school, four year college, or graduate school; a minimum 2.3 college G.P.A; at least 18 years of age.

Application deadline

October 15, 2015

Amount

$750 scholarship for spring winter/spring session of the 2015-2016 school year

 

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Financial Success For Single Mothers Scholarship

Eligibility

A single mother enrolled in at least 6 units at a two year college, trade school, four year college, or graduate school; a minimum 2.3 college G.P.A; at least 18 years of age.

Application deadline

October 1, 2015

Amount

$750 scholarship for spring winter/spring session of the 2015-2016 school year

 

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Greenspoon Marder Diversity Scholarship Program for Law Students

Deadline

March 1, 2015

Description

The Greenspoon Marder Law Firm has established the Greenspoon Marder Diversity Scholarship Program for Law Students with the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. The mission of the Greenspoon Marder Diversity Scholarship Program for Law Students is to encourage racial and ethnic minority students, groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession, to attend law school and provide financial assistance to these students. The award is a $2,500.00 scholarship disbursed in the Fall 2015 semester. Applicants must be categorized as a second-year law student when beginning the Fall of 2015 semester. Application deadline is March 1, 2015. Application can be downloaded from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County web sight, www.cfsarasota.org. Please see the Special Interest Scholarships page.

Eligibility

To be eligible to receive a Greenspoon Marder Diversity Scholarship, an applicant must meet all of the following requirements:

  1. The applicant must be enrolled as a full-time law student in the Fall 2015 academic semester at one of the following law schools: The University of Florida Levin College of Law, Florida State University College of Law, the Florida A & M University College of Law, Stetson University College of Law, Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, St. Thomas University School of Law, Florida Coastal School of Law, Florida International University College of Law, or Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law. The applicant must be categorized as a second-year law student when beginning in the Fall of 2015.
  2. At the time of submission of the application, the applicant must have achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.6 (on a 4.0 grading scale) as of the most recent completed semester.
  3. The applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States of America. Students who are citizens and residents of a foreign country, even if they plan to attend law school in the United States, are not eligible to apply.
  4. Students who leave law school after being awarded this scholarship will be requested to return the scholarship funds.

Requirements

  1. Application Form. Each applicant must complete the attached application form.
    Please note: The financial information is optional. If you elect to include your financial information: You must attach copies of federal income tax forms for yourself, and your parents if you receive any financial support from your parents. Please indicate in the appropriate section of the application if you or your parents are not required to complete federal income tax forms. Each applicant is responsible for notifying the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Inc. in writing of any changes that may have an effect on their financial status.
  2. Personal Statement. Your personal statement is your opportunity to include information that the application form does not convey and that you feel will assist us in reaching a thoughtful decision on your application. Examples of such information include a description of your personal strengths, your contributions through community service, a description of any special or unusual circumstances that may have affected your academic performance, or your personal and family history of educational or socio-economic disadvantage. While this list is not all-inclusive, we offer it for you to consider the types of information that may be useful in evaluating your application. Be sure to include in this statement, why you plan to practice law in the state of Florida upon graduation. Please limit your personal statement to 1,000 words and use only one side of the paper. Font size must be at least 10 point.
  3. Recommendations. Each applicant must submit two recommendations, at least one of which should be from a professor. Recommendations should not be from a friend, neighbor or family member. Appropriate people to ask include employers, school advisors, coaches and recent teachers. No more than four recommendations will be considered. Recommendation letters are particularly useful when the writer provides substantive, comparative information about the applicant’s abilities, activities and personal qualities, including specific examples that illustrate these attributes.
    The recommenders should return their letters to you in sealed, signed envelopes, to be included with your application. If your law school maintains a central file of recommendations, that office may place copies of the recommendations in a sealed envelope signed by an authorized person in that office. The recommendations must be submitted with the application.
  4. Transcript. Each applicant must submit an official copy of his or her transcript from his or her undergraduate institution and law school.
  5. Additional information. Please do not send any collateral materials such as photos, articles, resumes, etc. outside of those required above. Please do not insert the scholarship application in any type of binder, folder or binding.

Award

The award is a $2,500.00 scholarship disbursed in the Fall 2015 semester. Applicants must be categorized as a second-year law student when beginning the Fall of 2015 semester.

URL

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Web Site
Application form

The Harris Injury Scholarship

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. understands the difficult process of recovery after you’ve been seriously injured. We are offering a scholarship for college students who have suffered a serious injury, and are committed to demonstrating a determination to rebuild their lives by attending college. The scholarship deadline is May 31, 2015, and $1,000 will be awarded to the winning applicant for the 2015 Fall semester.

Please apply online, here:
harrispersonalinjury.com/injury-scholarship/

Icing On The Ring Triumph Over Breast Cancer Scholarship

Like so many in the community, we at Icing On The Ring have witnessed the devastating effects of breast cancer and its ability to completely overturn a life. That is especially true when an individual is working hard to put themselves through school. Although all college students face difficult obstacles, we believe that a disease like cancer should not be allowed to derail an aspiring student’s dream. Our intention is to offset the financial burden to a student who is continuing to study despite their encounter with breast cancer with two $1000 scholarships, one in the Fall and the other in the Spring.

URL

www.icingonthering.com/triumph-over-breast-cancer-scholarship/

Juvenile Justice Law School Scholarship

We are committed to juvenile justice and want to encourage young people to pursue a career in law and hopefully make a difference to someone in their careers. We have discovered that nothing matters more in the early life of a youth charged with a crime than lawyers, legal professionals, and judges who are committed to defending the rights of the youth.

Amount

$1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an applicant exclusively for law school tuition and related expenses.

Candidates

For any law student attending (or accepted and planning to attend) an accredited law school. 3.5+ GPA

Deadline

July 31st, 2015

Details & Application

criminallawdenver.com (scroll down to bottom of page for scholarship information link)

Scholarship offered by

Tiftickjian Law Firm, P.C.

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

Our Orlando law firm will be sponsoring an annual scholarship for a law school student whose life has been impacted by diabetes. In recognition of the fact that diabetes often makes it more challenging to take on academic endeavors such as law school, we will set aside $1,000 to fund this scholarship, which is designed to assist eligible students with type I diabetes with their law school tuition.

Amount

$1,000

Requirements

    • Applicant must be either a current law student at an accredited law school or a student entering law school (having already been accepted to an accredited law school) this year.
    • Applicant’s life has been impacted by diabetes
    • Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA.
    • Must submit an essay between 500 and 1,000 words.
    • Applicants must submit an official copy of their transcript, application and essay to c/o David Katz 509 West Colonial Drive,
      Orlando FL, 32804

Applicant must also complete an online application form found at www.orlandocriminalteam.com/ashley-rose-scholarship/

Essay Requirements
Please choose one of the three questions provided for your essay. Essays must be between 500 and 1000 words.

  1. How has living with type 1 diabetes affected your education?
  2. How have you overcome a particular challenge associated with having type 1 diabetes?
  3. How has a famous individual with type 1 diabetes inspired you to succeed?

All applicants should also include a separate statement of how the scholarship will help them. This should be only one paragraph long included at the end of the essay. This paragraph will not count toward the word count of the essay.

Apply

To apply for the Katz & Phillips, P.A. 2014 Ashley Rose Honorary Diabetes Law Student Scholarship Award, complete their online application.

Applicants must also submit an official copy of their transcript, application and essay to:
David Katz
509 West Colonial Drive
Orlando FL, 32804

Deadline

December 31, 2014

Katz & Phillips Single-Parent Scholarship

The attorneys of Katz & Phillips, P.A. have seen firsthand how difficult it can be to manage family obligations while attending law school. This is even truer if you are a single parent. As divorce attorneys we frequently work with single parents who attend school or plan to return to school. That’s why we created this $1,000 scholarship for single parents pursuing a law degree.

Amount

$1,000

Requirements

    • Applicant must be either a current law student at an accredited law school or at an accredited undergraduate university planning to attend and accepted into law school for the following academic year.
    • Applicant’s life has been impacted by single parenthood
    • Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA.
    • Must submit an essay between 500 and 1,000 words.
    • Applicants must submit an official copy of their transcript.

Applicant must also complete an online application form found at www.800prodivorce.com/single-parent-scholarship/

Essay Requirements
Please choose one of the three questions provided for your essay. Essays must be between 500 and 1000 words.

  1. How has being a single parent affected your education?
  2. How have you overcome a particularly difficult obstacle in pursuing your legal education?f
  3. How will this scholarship help you and your family while you pursue your legal education?

Apply

To apply for the Katz & Phillips Single-Parent Scholarship, please complete our online application or email us directly at dkatz@kplegalteam.com.

Deadline

July 31 Annually

Ladah Law Firm Injury Scholarship

$2,000 scholarship open to applicants nationwide who are currently attending law school. The deadline is the end of May 31, 2015, and the application can be found here:
www.ladahlaw.com/injury-scholarship

Law Office of Steven L. Fritsch

Deadline for applications is July 2015

For more information click here.

Lexington Law - Lexington Law Scholarship Program

Amount of Award: $5,000 for two semesters
Deadline: February 28, 2015
Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5
More information here.

LowVARates - Military College Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,250
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2014
Open to any students
www.lowvarates.com/scholarship

Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness/Law School Scholarship

The Law Office of Renkin & Associates is pleased to announce the creation of a Scholarship offer. It was established to provide financial support to a law student whose life has been impacted by Lymphoma or Leukemia and is seeking to continue their education through law school.

Amount

$1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an applicant exclusively for law school tuition and related expenses.

Candidates

For a law student attending (or accepted and planning to attend) an accredited law school and has been affected (or a family member) by or dealing with issues related to Lymphoma or Leukemia. 3.0+ GPA

Deadline

April 30, 2015

Details & Application

renkinlaw.com (click on Scholarship at top of page)

Scholarship offered by

The Law Office of Renkin & Associates

Marine Appreciation – Law School Scholarship

With the cost of rising tuitions, the Open Tax Resolution Law Student scholarship has been started as a way to contribute to the families who have sacrificed so much in order to allow their loved ones to serve and protect our country through their military service. It was established to provide financial support to a law student whose life has been impacted by a family member serving in the Marine Corps and who is seeking to continue their education through law school.

Amount

$1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an applicant exclusively for law school tuition and related expenses.

Candidates

For any law student attending (or accepted and planning to attend) an accredited law school and is or has had a family member in the Marine Corps. 3.0+ GPA

Deadline

June 30th, 2015

Details & Application

ChicagoTaxTeam.com (click on Scholarship at top of page)

Scholarship offered by

ChicagoTaxTeam.com / The Law Office of Steven A. Leahy, PC

Roosevelt Lovett Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility

African American students enrolled in at least 6 units at a community college, trade school, public or private university, or graduate school; a minimum 2.3 GPA if already enrolled in college; at least 18 years of age.

Application deadline

July 7, 2015

Amount

$750 scholarship for fall 2015

 

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Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Law Scholarship for Child Advocates

We believe that attorneys stand in a unique place to be able to help families and individual victims of child abuse. While the damage that abuse causes can be life-long, a dedicated lawyer can help end abuse, establish legal protections for victims, win custody battles, and even secure compensation to provide medical treatment and therapy. These are the essential tools to protecting children and helping them manage and move past trauma as they grow.

URL

www.injurylawyers.com/child-advocate-scholarship/

The Tix Team 2014 Law Scholarship for Veterans

At the law firm of The Tix Team, we believe there is no career nobler that a military veteran could choose than the practice of law. That’s why we are offering a $1,000 scholarship for veterans pursuing a Juris Doctor degree.

Amount

$1,000

Requirements

  • Applicant must be either a current law student at an accredited law school or a student entering law school (having already been accepted to an accredited law school) this year.
  • Applicant must be a veteran
  • Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA.
  • Must submit an essay between 500 and 1,000 words.

Essay Requirements
Please choose one of the three questions provided for your essay. Essays must be between 500 and 1000 words.

  1. How has your military service inspired you to a career in the law?
  2. How has your military service affected your outlook on our legal system?
  3. What has been your greatest challenge in balancing your military career and your pursuit of a legal education?

Apply

To apply for The Tix Team Veterans Scholarship, please complete our online application found at www.thetixteam.com/veterans-law-scholarship/

Deadline

July 31 Annually

Vision Zero Auto Awareness/Law School Scholarship

Vision Zero is a multi-pronged attack on the causes of traffic accidents. It uses improved road safety (design-focused measures), driver education, and increased enforcement of traffic laws. This combination has been shown to dramatically reduce the number of traffic fatalities, and Boston Attorney John Sheehan is trying to raise awareness of the potential by offering a scholarship to students willing to focus on the issue of traffic safety.

Amount

$1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an applicant exclusively for law school tuition and related expenses.

Candidates

Scholarship will be awarded to a first or second year law student, or entering law school in the Fall of 2015. 3.0+ GPA

Deadline

July 31st, 2015

Details & Application

attorneysheehan.com (click on Scholarship at top of page)

Scholarship offered by

Attorney John Sheehan

Wheelchair Disability Scholarship

At Bell Law Group, they’ve seen first-hand how limited mobility can be a major challenge in workplaces as well as academic settings. They’ve created this scholarship to help raise awareness about mobility issues and help to educate employers and employees alike on the importance of reasonable accommodations.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria

  • Applicant is currently enrolled at or accepted to a law school in the U.S.
  • Applicant is permanently confined to a wheelchair.
  • Applicant is willing to share his or her story with the general public. If applicant wishes to remain anonymous, all effort will be made to withhold the applicant’s identity and protect his or her anonymity.

Requirements

Applicants must submit by February 28th, 2015

  • A completed Scholarship Application Form.
  • A 1-3 page typed essay exploring mobility issues in the workplace and on campus, the struggles you’ve encountered with your disability and how you’ve overcome those difficulties.
  • An official copy of law school or undergrad college transcripts for all schools attended.
  • Documentation of your disability from a qualified medical professional.
  • Proof of Legal Residency in U.S. (i.e. birth certificate, passport, permanent resident card, etc.)

Award

The award recipient will be notified of selection on or about March 31st, 2015. This scholarship is to be used exclusively for law school tuition and related expenses. A check for $1,000 will be made payable to the award recipient’s education institution to cover these expenses and he or she is expected to submit receipts in accordance with IRS regulations.

Deadline

Completed applications must be submitted no later than February 28th, 2015. Application materials should be mailed to: 100 Quentin Roosevelt Blvd #208, Garden City, NY 11530 to the attention of Jonathan Bell.

URL

www.belllg.com/wheelchair-disability-scholarship

Yanez & Associates Family Law Scholarship Program

Deadline

August 31 (annually), Winners are selected by September 15

Description

The Family Law Offices of Yanez & Associates is pleased to announce their annual essay scholarships. The essay contest is open to all current law students and prospective law students awaiting admission. There will be two winners. First place: $2,000.00 and second place: $1,000.00. The goal of the scholarship is to motivate students to pursue a career in family law. For details on how to submit your essay, please visit our website for details, terms and conditions.

URL

www.cafamilydivorcelawyer.com/scholarship/essay-contest/