External Scholarships

UCLA School of Law receives notices and information about various scholarships, fellowships and writing competitions sponsored by other law schools, universities, foundations, alumni associations, bar associations, etc. The Financial Aid Office will post applicable notices on this page as received.

Deadline: February 6, 2015
LADAS MEMORIAL AWARD
The Ladas Memorial Award was established in memory of Stephen P. Ladas, distinguished practitioner and author. Funded by Ladas & Parry LLP, this yearly award is presented in Student and Professional categories for a paper on trademark law or a matter that directly relates to or affects trademarks.  The award in the student category is $2,500.
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Deadline: February 6, 2015
AMERICAN CONSTITUTION SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION
The competition is open to all types of lawyers and law students. Practicing lawyers, policymakers, academics, and law students all are encouraged to take part. The author of the winning paper in each category (lawyer and law student) will receive a cash prize of $1,500. The winning papers will receive special recognition at the Summer 2015 ACS National Convention, on the ACS website, and potentially through other means agreed upon by the authors and ACS.
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Deadline: February 20, 2015

HON. MARIO OLMOS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Since 1980, La Raza Lawyers Association of Fresno has awarded scholarships to deserving law students who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership ability, involvement in the Latino community, financial need, and ties to California’s Central Valley.
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Deadline: April 1, 2015
THE BEVERLY HILLS BAR FOUNDATION 6TH ANNUAL RULE OF LAW COMPETITION
The Beverly Hills Bar Foundation announces the 6th Annual Rule of Law Competition to promote appreciation and understanding of the rule of law. Entries are due no later than April 1, 2015. Prizes will be awarded at the 61st Annual Beverly Hills Bar Association Supreme Court Luncheon in June 2015. Grand Prize is $2,500.00,with two Honorable Award prizes of $500.00 each.
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Deadline: April 1, 2015
ZELLE HOFMANN DIVERSITY IN LAW SCHOLARSHIP – 2015
This Scholarship was created for law students who either (1) are a member of a population or group whose background and perspectives are historically underrepresented in the private practice of law; or (2) demonstrate a long-standing commitment to diversity that will be furthered by award of the scholarship. The scholarship awards the selected recipient a total of $30,000 to be applied towards the selected recipient’s law school tuition, fees, and text books, with one half of the scholarship paid for the student’s second year of law school and one half of the scholarship paid for the student’s third year of law school subject.
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Deadline: April 30, 2015
LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA AWARENESS/LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established the Law Office of Renkin & Associates to provide financial support to a law student whose life has been impacted by lymphoma or leukemia and is seeking to continue his or her education through law school.  The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an applicant who submits the required application and essay by the deadline.
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Deadline: April 30, 2015
THE WALLIN & KLARICH SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is available to all college seniors in California who will be attending an accredited California law school in the fall of 2015 and are interested in pursuing a career in criminal justice. To apply for this scholarship, the student must write a single 700-1000 word essay.  The applicant who is selected to receive the scholarship will be announced no later than June 30, 2015, and a $3,000 check will be issued to his or her prospective law school which must be applied toward law school tuition, books and/or other course required materials.
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Deadline: May 1, 2014
2015 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. Scholarship is offered for the Fall 2015 Academic Semester.
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Deadline: May 1, 2015

LAW STUDENT DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP
As part of our commitment to diversity, Michigan Auto Law is pleased to sponsor an annual Scholarship Program to provide financial support to students who contribute to the diversity of the law school student body as they pursue their legal career. Our annual scholarship is $2,000 and will be awarded in July 2015.
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Deadline: May 31, 2015

2015 BUCKFIRE & BUCKFIRE, P.C. LAW SCHOOL DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP
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 ethnic, racial, or other minority, or demonstrates commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career. The second annual award will be awarded in 2015.
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Deadline: June 30, 2015
MARINE APPRECIATION LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship 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. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an applicant who submits the required application and essay by the deadline.
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Deadline: June 30, 2015
THE SANDERS FIRM SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
The Sanders Firm is proud to recognize students committed to supporting their local communities by volunteering their time in furtherance of the issues that matter most to them.  The scholarship of $1,000 was created to reward undergraduate or law school students who have demonstrated a meaningful commitment to his or her local community.
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Deadline: July 15, 2015
2015 DAVIS LIVINGSTON PUBLIC INTEREST LAW SCHOLARSHIP
The scholarship intends to support first year law students intending to pursue public interest law and add to the ranks of motivated young attorneys willing to consider a career as a public interest lawyer. The firm awarded two $3,000 scholarships in 2014 after finding two extremely worthy applicants.
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Deadline: July 27, 2015
STEVEN FRITSCH SCHOLARSHIP
The Law Office of Steven L. Fritsch is offering a $1,000 scholarship for students entering their first year of law school in the fall of 2015. The scholarship is intended partially defray first-year expenses for a student who has been accepted into an accredited law school in California or anywhere in the United States for enrollment in the fall of 2015.
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Deadline: July 31, 2015

JUVENILE JUSTICE LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
The Tiftickjian Law Firm, P.C. is offering the Juvenile Justice Scholarship in the amount of $1,000.  This scholarship is intended to encourage and assist students with attending law school with an interest in juvenile justice, as well as raise awareness of the issue of prison sentences and reduced rights for minors that place youths on an institutionalized path towards spending a large part of their life in the criminal justice system.
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Deadline: August 31, 2015

YANEZ & ASSOCIATES FAMILY LAW SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
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.
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Deadline: August 31, 2015
THE BAUMGARTNER LAW FIRM SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded to current or incoming law students based on need and commitment to helping others. One student will receive a $3,000 scholarship. Applicants must be enrolled or accepted at an accredited Law School in the US, (persons who have applied to law school but have not yet been accepted may apply, however, the scholarship will only be awarded to someone enrolled in an accredited school at the time of scholarship selection).
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Deadline: December 31, 2015
EMPOWERING WOMEN IN LAW SCHOLARSHIP
The Pearce Law Firm in Philadelphia is pleased to offer a $2,000 scholarship opportunity 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 & will be paid at the beginning of the fall semester (2016).
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