Third Party Scholarships

W&L Law encourages you to explore these, as well as other, sources of external funding to assist you in financing your legal education.

$500 - $1,000 Scholarships  |  $1,500 - $4,500 Scholarships  |  $5,000+ Scholarships

$500 - $1,000 Scholarships

  • American Law School Student Scholarship - One scholarship of $1,000 for a current undergraduate or law student who combines academic accomplishment with a commitment to community service, with a preference for students who are from the New York metropolitan area, are attending a law school there, or have graduated from a college or university there.
  • Arash Law Scholarship Program - This $1,000 scholarship is an offer for all current University students enrolled in law school or hoping to do so in the future.
  • The Ascent Law Scholarship Program - This $1,000 scholarship is available to all college students or law students who are currently admitted to and attending an undergraduate degree program at an accredited American university or college or are admitted to and attending a state accredited law school.
  • Ashoori Law Good Deeds Scholarship - This $1,000 scholarship is intended to assist one driven, kind-hearted college student with a history of going beyond themselves to do good for others.
  • Avnet Law National Scholarship - This $1,000 scholarship is available for any current or soon-to-be undergrad or graduate student who demonstrates a spirit of volunteerism and/or community service.
  • Barnett, Howard, & Williams Military Veteran Law Student Scholarship - Barnett Howard & Williams PLLC, a Criminal Defense Law Firm in Fort Worth, Texas, is offering a $500 stipend scholarship to one military veteran law student (1L, 2L, or 3L) attending law school in the United States.
  • Brown, PC Scholarship - Brown, PC is now accepting applications for the firm's National Tax Law Scholarship, a $500 stipend which will be awarded to a second or third year U.S. law student with a demonstrated interest in tax law.
  • Brown, PC Scholarship - Brown, PC is now accepting applications for the firm's National Business Law Scholarship, a $500 stipend which will be awarded to a second or third year U.S. law student with a demonstrated interest in business law.
  • Bunch & Brock Legal Award - This $500 scholarship is designed to encourage and award creative authorship for first-year law school students.
  • Cancer Horizons College Scholarship - Cancer Horizons is striving to empowering cancer patients by helping someone fulfill their dream of a college education by providing financial assistance. This $1,000 scholarship is intended to support one hard working, high achieving college student (including graduate students) who lives with cancer.
  • Chapman Albin Scholarship for Law Students - The investment fraud lawyers at Chapman LLC are granting a $1,000 scholarship to a student planning to attend or currently attending an accredited law school in the U.S.
  • Christopher Simon Attorney At Law Scholarship - This $1,000 scholarship is reserved for one incoming 1L or a currently enrolled Law Student.
  • Drummond Law Firm Scholarship - This $1,000 scholarship is for a student in a ROTC program or a US Military Veteran that is currently enrolled in law school.
  • Guajardo & Marks Legal Award - This $1,000 scholarship is designed to encourage and award creative authorship for first-year law school students.
  • The Goodwin Scholarship - A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to any current undergraduate or law student with a preference to individuals that are (a) from the New York metropolitan area, or (b) received an undergraduate or graduate degree from a college or university in the New York metropolitan area, or (c) are attending a law school in the New York metropolitan area.
  • The Idaho Advocates Scholarship - This $1,000 scholarship is awarded twice a year to a current or prospective student that is enrolled in an accredited institution located within the United States.
  • Impact on the Community Scholarship - New York attorneys at Silberstein, Awad & Miklos, P.C. would like to recognize someone who has devoted their time to improving someone else's life in their community by awarding them a $1,000 scholarship.
  • Juvenile Justice Law School Scholarship - A $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a law student who is committed to juvenile justice.
  • Kohlmeyer Hagen Law Office Scholarship - This $1,000 recurring scholarship will be awarded to one full-time student each spring. Students must be enrolled in an accredited high school, college, university or accredited law school and excels in leadership and academics while maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Kreisman Law Offices Law School Scholarship - One scholarship of $1,000 for an undergraduate student or law student enrolled in a JD, LLB, or LLM program who believes in bolstering access to legal services for individuals in need and preferably has a personal or educational connection to the Chicago area.
  • Lamber Goodnow Law Team scholarship - This $1,000 law school scholarship is offered by the Lamber Goodnow law team.
  • The Larson Law Office, PLLC - A annual $1,000 scholarship dedicated to helping the winner pay for education expenses. To apply applicants will need to submit a 1000-word essay describing your family and how they have influenced you to become the person you are today.
  • The Law Offices of Daniel Kim Scholarship - The Law Offices of Daniel Kim has decided to offer a scholarship worth $1,000 to individuals who are in colleges or universities and those students planning on attending college or graduate school in nearest future.
  • Lebowitz & Mzhen Law School Scholarship - One scholarship of $1,000 for an undergraduate or law student determined to use his or her skills to improve access to justice for ordinary people, with a preference for applicants who are from Maryland, have received a degree from a college or university there, or are attending a law school there.
  • Legal Leaders Scholarship - The John W. Lee, P.C. Law Firm is offering a $500 scholarship to any student that is studying to enter the legal profession.
  • 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 schoolThis scholarship was established to provide financial support to a law student whose life has been impacted by lymphoma or leukemia and is seeking to continue one's education through law school.The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an applicant who submits the required application and essay by the deadline.
  • Lemberg Law "Entrepreneurial Spirit" Law School Scholarship - Lemberg Law has launched the "Entrepreneurial Spirit" scholarship to encourage young people by offering a $1,250 scholarship to a law student who fosters an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Los Angeles DUI Attorney Diabetes Scholarship - Our $1,000 Scholarship will be awarded to both undergraduate and graduate students who have been diagnosed with any type of diabetes and carry a 3.0 GPA.
  • McDowell South American Heritage Scholarship - Attorney Josh Mcdowell has recently established The $1,000 McDowell South American Heritage Scholarship intended to help students from South America study law in the United States.
  • Miller Leonard Criminal Justice Reform Scholarship - A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to the most compelling essay that answers the following question: What is the single most important reform that ought to be made to the United States criminal justice system?
  • The MLG Scholarship For Future Litigation Lawyers - MLG is offering a scholarship grant to determined and passionate future litigation lawyers. A scholarship grant amounting to $500 shall be awarded to students who demonstrate the qualities and unimpeachable character.
  • The Morgan Law Group Scholarship - The Morgan Law Group is awarding a $1000 scholarship to a qualified pre-law undergraduate or student entering law school, anywhere in the United States.
  • Moses & Rooth Legal Scholarship - 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.
  • Patterson Law Group - Patterson Law Group is offering a $1,000 financial aid scholarship (#TextFreeForTita TX Scholarship) to a student who creates a realistic distracted driving awareness campaign.
  • Pew Law Center Scholarship - A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a deserving student currently enrolled or attending an accredited law school. Appplication includes submitting an essay about the current state of student debt.
  • Randall Blair Isenberg Alcohol Addiction Awareness Scholarship - This scholarship rewards one student who demonstrates a passion for raising awareness of alcohol addiction with a $500 award.
  • Robert Hamparyan Injury Scholarship - Hamparyan Injury Lawyers believe that every student is entitled to higher education, and it should never be strangled by financial means. The law firm is offering a bi-annual scholarship for $1000 to a deserving student.
  • Rosen & Ohr Scholarship Program - Rosen & Ohr is accepting essays from students who have suffered injuries due to an accident or who have been impacted personally by a loved one's accident. Three scholarships will be awarded; $1,000 for first place, $750 for second place, and $500 for third place.
  • Scrofano Law PC Scholarship - This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a student interested in pursuing a career defending the Constitution.
  • Simeone & Miller, LLP Scholarship - Simeone & Miller, LLP are happy to offer two $1,000 annual scholarships - one for the fall semester and one for the spring semester - to deserving and qualified students.
  • The Tilem & Associates, P.C. Scholarship - Tilem & Associates, P.C. is offering a scholarship of $1,000 to be awarded to an undergraduate or law student who is determined about addressing the strengths and weaknesses of the U.S. criminal justice system.
  • The Travis W. Watkins Tax Resolution & Accounting Firm Scholarship - This scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be student who has had his or her family's life altered because of tax controversies (back taxes owed, audits, etc.).
  • TonaLaw - TonaLaw is offering a $1,000 semi-annual scholarship to veterans who are going back to school.
  • Trey Porter Law Scholarship - A $1,000 scholarship award open to any student, in any field of study, that is currently enrolled in a college or university.
  • Werman Salas P.C. Employment Law Scholarship - This scholarship is offered to any undergraduate or law school student in the United States with a demonstrated interest in labor or employment law, workers' rights, or economic policy relating to overtime pay, minimum wages, or gender-based pay disparities. The scholarship will be awarded annually in the amount of $1,000.
  • The Wolf & Pravato "Students of Today, Leaders of Tomorrow" Scholarship - The $500 scholarship is available to individuals who are outstanding, promising scholars that possess a commitment for excellence.
  • Young, Marr & Associates Annual Scholarship - The Philadelphia law firm of Young, Marr & Associates has been representing clients in bankruptcy, disability, and criminal cases for over 30 years. We are pleased to announce the 2019 Young, Marr & Associates Legal Scholarship, a $1,000 scholarship available to law students.

 

$1,500 - $4,500 Scholarships

  • Abels & Annes, P.C. Scholarship Essay Contest - One scholarship of $1,500 will be awarded to a high school senior, undergraduate, or law student who is concerned with ways elderly people can remain safe behind the wheel.
  • Adrian Altshuler's Annual Just Need A Chance Educational Scholarship - The law offices of Adrian H. Altshuler & Associates are offering a $2,500 scholarship to a student pursuing a future in law.
  • Altman & Altman Law School Scholarship - One scholarship of $2,000 for an undergraduate or JD, LLB, or LLM candidate who is concerned with the need and affordability of legal services, with a preference for students who have a personal or educational connection to the Boston metropolitan area.
  • Babcock Partners Law Student Scholarship - The Babcock Partners Law Student $1,500 Scholarship is part of Babcock Partners commitment to helping those who demonstrate high academic achievement, exceptional leadership qualities and involvement with community service defray the costs of obtaining their legal education.
  • Barry J. Nace Pursuit of Justice Scholarship - We want to help students interested in pursuing a career in the legal system by offering this $3,000 scholarship to ease the financial burdens they face in their own pursuit of justice.
  • BerlikLaw Future Virginia Lawyer Scholarship - One scholarship of $1,500 for any current law student at an accredited law school within the United States is eligible for the Future Virginia Lawyer Scholarship, but preference is given to individuals who (a) are from Virginia, (b) received their undergraduate degrees from a Virginia college or university, and/or (c) attend law school in Virginia.
  • Checks and Balances Scholarship Contest - The best written and most compelling essay will be selected by the team at Denver Trial Lawyers and the winner will receive an award of $2,000 to be put towards their law school tuition.
  • Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick's Child of an American Veteran Scholarship - The law firm of Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD awards $1,500 to a Child of a Veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces each year to one deserving applicant.
  • Cordisco & Saile Leukemia Scholarship - Are you a leukemia survivor? Do you have a family member affected by leukemia? Tell us your story and apply for our $1,500 college scholarship.
  • Criminal Defense Student Law School Scholarship - One scholarship of $2,500 for an undergraduate or law student who is concerned about the affordability and access to legal services in the USA, with a preference for individuals who are from Boston or have attended a college, university, or law school there.
  • The Cunningham & Mears Academic Scholarship - This scholarship is an annual award of $2500, presented by the firm, to a student who wishes to pursue the study of History or Law.
  • Dawson & Albritton Overcoming Adversity Law School Scholarship - One $1,500 scholarship to a law student who writes a 500-word essay on how they have overcome some form of adversity in their lives such as a medical issue, a car accident or disruptive family circumstances.
  • DC Law Scholarship - The Christensen Law Firm Scholarship is a recurring scholarship worth $2,000 designed to help one incoming 1L or continuing law school student pay for their tuition costs.
  • D. Miller & Associates Community Superhero Scholarship - The Community Superhero Scholarship from D. Miller & Associates, PLLC awards a $1,500 scholarship to one deserving student who exemplifies what it means to be a hero to their community.
  • DDR Lawyers Legal Scholarship - The DDR Lawyers Legal Scholarship, worth $1,500, is designed to help one law school student pay for their tuition costs.
  • Dominguez Firm Legal Scholarship Award - This $2,500 scholarship is awarded to law students who have demonstrated academic excellence and a commitment to the community. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and assist motivated law students in fulfilling their ambitions in the spirit of giving back.
  • Emery Reddy Scholarship for Legal Studies - This $2,500 scholarship is provided to students for financial assistance who have an interest in pursuing careers in the legal field.
  • Empowering Women in Law Scholarship - This $1,500 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.
  • The Expert Institute Legal Writing Scholarship - The Expert Institute is offering a $2,000 scholarship for the best legal blog post written by a law student on the topic of expert witnesses.
  • The Frankowski Firm Annual Academic Scholarship Award - The $2,500 award will be presented to the applicant who has best demonstrated outstanding academic achievement while promoting justice and serving the needs of those who have been disadvantaged or injured.
  • Gainsburg Law Scholarship - Gainsberg Law is proud to offer an annual $2,500 scholarship opportunity students interested in pursuing law.
  • General Counsel, P.C. First Generation Law Student Scholarship - This $1,500 scholarship is open to two high-achieving law students who are the first in their family to attend law school.
  • Gerben Law Firm Scholarship - Gerben Law Firm, PLLC is offering an annual $1,500 scholarship opportunity for currently enrolled law students interested in practicing trademark law.
  • GJEL Law Student Scholarship - GJEL Accident Attorneys is proud to announce the first semi-annual $2,000 GJEL Law Student Scholarship.
  • Hedding Law Firm Student Scholarship - Hedding Law Firm, a Los Angeles criminal defense and DUI law firm is offering an annual $2,500 scholarship for students who are currently attending or planning to attend college or graduate school.
  • Law Firm of Eisner Gorin LLP Scholarship - The Los Angeles criminal defense law firm of Eisner Gorin LLP is offering a $3,000 scholarship to students who have an interest in pursuing a career in law.
  • Levinson Law Group Law School Scholarship -We are asking law school students to write an essay in which they illustrate how they hope to help victims of personal injury and why they chose this area of law. The student with the most compelling essay, as judged by the Levinson Law Group, will receive $2,000 to put towards their law school tuition.
  • The Medical Malpractice Help Community Service Scholarship - MedicalMalpracticeHelp.com, sponsored by the law firm Newsome Melton, gives an annual $1,500 scholarship to a student with an impressive record of community service.
  • The Newsome Melton Student Leadership Scholarship - Newsome Melton awards a $1,500 scholarship to a deserving student leader twice per year in the spring and fall.
  • Plattner Verderame Civil Justice Scholarship - Plattner Verderame, P.C. is pleased to offer a $2,500 annual scholarship for a student interested in any aspect of social or civil justice.
  • Plaxen and Adler Scholarship - A private $2,500 award granted annually to a law student who demonstrates an interest in civil trial advocacy and a career as a civil trial lawyer.
  • Polito & Associates, LLC Scholarship - To help students achieve their educational goals, our personal injury attorneys are proud to announce the launch of Polito & Associates, LLC $2,500 scholarship contest.
  • Pusch and Nguyen College Student Scholarship - This yearly scholarship of $2500 is offered in order to help with some of the expenses required of promising students yearning to continue their education at the next level.
  • Simmrin Law Group Entrepreneurial Scholarship - This scholarship $1,500 scholarship will support one high-achieving, entrepreneurially-minded college student.
  • The Stoddard Law Firm Legal Scholarship - This $2,000 scholarship is designed to encourage and award creative authorship for first-year law school students.
  • Wagner & Wagner Civil Justice Scholarship - Each year, the $2500 scholarship is awarded to an eligible law or pre-law student who is enrolled in, or has proof of upcoming enrollment in, an accredited college or university for the Fall semester.
  • Yeboah Law Group Scholarship - Yeboah Law Group is proud to offer the first annual Make a Difference Scholarship for $3000 to students throughout the country who truly want to be the change they wish to see.

 

$5,000+ Scholarships

  • AAJ Women for Justice Education Fund's Mike Edison Scholarship -The Mike Eidson Scholarship Fund was established by the AAJ Women for Justice Education Fund in 2008, in honor of AAJ Past President Mike Eidson whose vision and generosity inspired it. The scholarship is awarded annually to a rising 3L female student with demonstrated commitment to a career in criminal defense advocacy and defending the principles of the Constitution.
  • ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund - The Legal Opportunity Scholarship grants 20 incoming diverse law students with $15,000 of financial assistance over the course of their three years in law school.
  • Alabama Law Foundation: Cabaniss, Johnston Scholarship - The $5,000 Cabaniss, Johnston Scholarship's aim is to recognize and assist academically outstanding second-year law students who are also Alabama residents, and, further, to help promising law students become lawyers who will make a positive impact on society. A runner-up scholarship of $1,000 may be awarded at the selection committee's discretion.
  • Arnold & Itkin LLP Academic Scholarship - Arnold & Itkin LLP will award $5,000 to two current law students who share our passion for assisting the underprivileged and the victims of tragedy. Regardless of the area of law, the scholarship recipients should be focused on utilizing the legal system to support those less fortunate.
  • Arent Fox Diversity Scholarship - The firm will award four second-year law students a $20,000 Scholarship. The $20,000 scholarship will be paid in two installments: $10,000 during the student's second-year summer and another $10,000 payable when the student returns to Arent Fox as an associate after graduation. Each of the firm's three offices - Washington, New York, Los Angeles - will host one of the recipients for the 2018 Summer Program.
  • Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship - Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC will award three (3) scholarships to diverse law students this year. Each recipient will be awarded $10,000 which will be paid during the student's third year of law school to help defray the cost of law school tuition and related expenses.
  • BARBRI Law Preview - BARBRI Law Preview and the American Bar Association have partnered to offer one hard-working incoming law student a $10,000 scholarship towards their 1L Year.
  • Cabaniss, Johnston Scholarship - The goal of the Cabaniss, Johnston $5,000 Scholarship is to assist and recognize second-year law students from Alabama. Applicants must be Alabama residents and must be enrolled in their second year at an ABA-accredited law school.
  • Constantine Cannon Law School Scholarship -  A $2,500 award to an individual student to help them accomplish their educational goals and prepare for future career aspirations.
  • Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for Law Students - This scholarship is part of Banner & Witcoff's commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers from diverse backgrounds. Law students who meet the selection criteria and have entered into a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school in the United States are eligible to apply for the $5,000 scholarship. Applicants may not be a current or past employee of Banner & Witcoff, or directly related to a current employee of Banner & Witcoff.
  • DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarship - The Law Student Diversity Scholarship, a $10,000 scholarship, is open to incoming second and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, Pan Asian, and Native American students.Incoming second and third-year female law students are also eligible, regardless of race or ethnicity
  • Earl Warren Scholarship - In honor of his memory, the $10,000 Earl Warren Scholarship is awarded annually to rising law students whose commitment to social justice reveals outstanding potential for training as civil rights and public interest attorneys. Preference is generally given to law students entering their first year of full-time legal study at an accredited law school.
  • Goodwin Public Interest Fellowships for Law Students of Color - The Goodwin 1L Diversity Fellowships provide first-year law students from underrepresented backgrounds with awards of $10,000 each, to help cover expenses while working in a public interest law position during the summer after their first year of law school.A guaranteed callback interview with a Goodwin office of their choice during the interview season after the student's first year of law school.As part of the callback interview process, fellows students are considered for the Wayne A. Budd and Marian A. Tse Diversity Scholarships, providing selected recipients with a paid 2L summer position in one of Goodwin's offices during the 2018 summer associate program and an additional $10,000 toward tuition for the third year of law school.
  • Harris Lowry Manton LLP Academic Scholarship - This $5,000 award will be given to any law student who is either currently enrolled, or who will be enrolled, in an accredited college or university for the Fall semester of the upcoming academic year.
  • Humane Studies Fellowship - The Institute for Humane Studies awards scholarships up to $15,000 for undergraduate or graduate study in the United States or abroad. Last year IHS awarded 180 scholarships to outstanding undergraduate, graduate, law, and professional students who are exploring the principles, practices, and institutions necessary to a free society through their academic work. Select winners and finalists are invited to present and discuss their research at the annual Humane Studies Research Colloquium.
  • The Krist Law Firm National Scholarship -  A $5,000 award to an individual student to help them accomplish their educational goals and prepare for future career aspirations.
  • Latham Diversity Scholars Program - The 2L Diversity Scholars Program awards select second-year law school students a scholarship of $25,000 (less applicable taxes and withholdings). The first $10,000 of the scholarship will be paid upon starting as a summer associate at Latham & Watkins, and the balance of $15,000 will be paid upon starting as a full-time associate at the firm. As a 2L Diversity Scholar, you will also receive valuable networking, training and mentoring opportunities.
  • Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship - The LMJ Scholarship program seeks to nurture the academic and professional careers of outstanding law students and advancing the diversity pipeline to the legal profession. The LMJ Scholarship Program provides $10,000 to incoming first-year law students pursuing a juris doctorate degree.
  • Mark T. Banner Scholarship for Law Students - Law students who have entered into a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school in the United States and who will continue in that program through the fall semester 2016 are eligible to apply for the $10,000 Mark T. Banner Scholarship.
  • Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund Law School Scholarship - MALDEF's Law School Scholarship Program is open to all law students currently enrolled at an accredited United States law school. Applicants are evaluated and awarded $5,000 for their academic and extracurricular achievements, for their background and financial need, and, most importantly, for their demonstrated commitment to advancing Latino civil rights in their careers.
  • Open Education Database - Open Education Database has several scholarships for women pursuing university degrees across different interest areas. Eligibility varies per scholarship.
  • The Reeves Law Group Scholarship - The Reeves Law Group's Sixth Annual Scholarship Contest, is pleased to support a future lawyer who demonstrates through past, current and expected future deeds a genuine commitment to serve the less-fortunate with a $5,000 scholarship.
  • Rizio Liberty Lipinsky Lawyer Scholarship - A $10,000 scholarship open to law students who have accepted admission to a law school and current law students who will be attending law school during the 2019-2020 school year.
  • Sidney B. Williams, Jr. Scholarships - Sponsored by the AIPLEF, this $10,000 scholarship addresses the need to increase the number of minority intellectual property attorneys and to bring these attorneys to the attention of firms and corporations as candidates for employment.
  • The Silverman, McDonald & Friedman Educational Scholarship - This yearly $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to a law student who is dedicated to upholding the rights of the injured.
  • Staver Law Group National Scholarship - The $5,000 Staver Law Group Personal Injury Scholarship is available to students who are interested in promoting personal and community safety into your everyday life.
  • The Annual Victim Advocate Scholarship - The Taylor & Ring Victim Advocate Scholarship is a $5,000 award given to a student interested in pursuing the study of law with a specific goal of helping survivors of sexual assault, rape, child abuse, or sexual harassment in the workplace.