External Scholarships

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

Deadline: November 20, 2017
FEDERAL BAR ASSOCIATION - INLAND EMPIRE CHAPTER
On an annual basis, the Inland Empire Chapter of the Federal Bar Association will award one or two academic scholarship(s) to law student(s) in their final year of law study who meets the criteria below. The value of the scholarship is up to one thousand dollars ($1,000). Application.

Deadline: December 1, 2017
KISLING, NESTICO & REDICK DON’T TEXT AND DRIVE SCHOLARSHIP
At KNR, we are committed to combatting texting while driving. The fight starts by raising awareness of the risks associated with distracted driving. We are proud to announce the KNR Don’t Text & Drive Scholarship, which awards $5,000 to a student pursuing higher-education who can come up with a plan to persuade young adults to avoid texting while driving. 

Deadline: December 1, 2017
THE KRIST LAW FIRM, P.C. NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Krist Law Firm, P.C. understands the importance of having the financial resources to build winning cases. In an effort to pay it forward, we sponsor an annual scholarship of $10,000 to award an individual student the financial resources to accomplish their educational goals and prepare for future career aspirations.

Deadline: December 1, 2017
STAVER LAW GROUP NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
This $5,000 scholarship has been designed to award a student whose essay shows an understanding and appreciation for the type of work done by the firm.

Deadline: December 1, 2017
FOR THE PEOPLE SCHOLARSHIP
When Morgan & Morgan attorneys join us to work “for the people,” it’s a commitment that extends beyond the courtroom. Our core philosophy is that we don’t shy away from a challenge. We do what’s necessary to fight for the ‘little guy’.  Applicants to this $2,000 scholarship will be evaluated primarily on the quality of their answers, but also on creativity.

Deadline: December 1, 2017
2018 COOLEY DIVERSITY FELLOWSHIP
As part of Cooley's ongoing commitment to diversity, we are proud to offer Diversity Fellowships to outstanding first year law school students. Award recipients will receive a paid 1L Summer Associate position and an award of up to $30,000 to assist with law school tuition. 

Deadline: December 8, 2017
SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY & VIDEO CONTEST
The Memphis-based Law Office of David E. Gordon is proud to announce that we will award two scholarships worth a combined $1,500 students who write winning essays or submit winning videos in our Scholarship Essay & Video Contest.

Deadline: December 10, 2017
LAW OFFICES OF RANDY COLLINS SCHOLARSHIP
This $1,000 law school scholarship opportunity is awarded to one student each year based on verifiable merit. 

Deadline: December, 10, 2017
BANKRUPTCY SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY COMPETITION
The Ashcraft Firm is offering a $1,000 scholarship to the winner of their bankruptcy essay contest

Deadline: December 15, 2017
THE TILEM & ASSOCIATES, P.C. SCHOLARSHIP
One scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to an undergraduate, JD, LLB, or LLM student who is determined about addressing the strengths and weaknesses of the U.S. criminal justice system. 

Deadline: December 15, 2017
THE 2017 REEVES LAW GROUP ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
This $3,000 scholarship is awarded to a deserving law student who authors a winning essay in our fifth annual Scholarship Essay Contest.

Deadline: December 15, 2017
BRAGER TAX LAW GROUP LEGAL SCHOLARSHIP
One scholarship of $1,000 for a current law student who is interested in pursuing a career in tax litigation and preferably is from California, has graduated from a college or university there, or is currently attending law school there. 

Deadline: December 15, 2017
PRICE, HARGETT, PETHO & ANDERSON SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST
One scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to a law school student who are committed to improving access to legal services for individuals in need. 

Deadline: December 15, 2017
THE BELLOTTI LAW GROUP, P.C. SCHOLARSHIP
One scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to a student who is committed to improving access to legal services for individuals in need.

Deadline: December 15, 2017
OKUN, ODDO & BABAT 2017 SCHOLARSHIP
Our law firm is proud to offer a $1,000 scholarship to one student who is pursuing a higher education and who shares the core beliefs of our firm.

Deadline: December 15, 2017
VETERANS & MILITARY FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP
The team at George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers values military members’ service to our nation. It is a profound, yet often overlooked sacrifice. In recognition of our nation’s servicemembers and their families, twice per year our firm bestows a $1,000 scholarship to a student who is an active duty servicemember, a veteran, or a spouse or child of an active duty or retired servicemember. 

Deadline: December 15, 2017
HILDEBRAND LAW, PC CIVIL JUSTICE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
This $1,000 scholarship is open to students who are planning to enroll in a legal education program which is in line with our firm’s vision and goals.

Deadline: December 15, 2017
BRANDY AUSTIN LAW SCHOLARSHIP 2017
We offer our $1,000 scholarship in the hopes of promoting a bright student’s education that will lead them to a life that is committed to promoting social justice for all.

Deadline: December 15, 2017
BRUNO│NALU 2017 CIVIL JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP
We are proud to announce our 2017 civil justice scholarship worth a total of $1000. It is our hope though this scholarship, current and soon-to-be students will be able to seek the education necessary for future leaders of civil rights and justice.

Deadline: December 15, 2017
2017 SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST
The Fitch Law Firm is honored to offer a one-time, non-renewable scholarship of $2,500 to one student who wins the contest. 

Deadline: December 15, 2017
THE JOHN W. WALKER III SCHOLARSHIP
The Law Office of Evan W. Walker is awarding any current 1L, 2L, or 3L a scholarship of $1500 for books and a 20 minute a week mentoring session for the Spring 2018 semester.

Deadline: December 15, 2017
ASCENT LAW SCHOLARSHIP
As strong advocates for higher education, we are proud to give back to students through the Ascent Law Scholarship.  This annual $1,000 scholarship is awarded to one student based on merit.

Deadline: December 30, 2017
2017 BI-ANNUAL COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST
The attorneys of Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky, LLC understand the financial strains that can accompany obtaining a college degree.  For this reason, our firm is pleased to offer a $1,000 college scholarship to the winner of our bi-annual essay contest. 

Deadline: December 31, 2017
2017 ANNUAL 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.

Deadline: December 31, 2017
PEW LAW CENTER SCHOLARSHIP
If you are passionate about helping others like we are, and are a hard-working college student looking for a little break, we welcome you to apply for this $1,000 scholarship. 

Deadline: December 31, 2017
MESRIANI LAW GROUP LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
In pursuit of our goal to help in bringing forth exemplary young lawyers to the forefront, we are thrilled to announce this $1,000 scholarship. 

Deadline: December 31, 2017
ARASH LAW ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP
Winner will be chosen at the end of January. The $1,000 scholarship will be paid to the recipient’s law school to cover tuition and related fees. 

Deadline: December 31, 2017
PERCY MARTINEZ LAW SCHOLARSHIP
Percy Martinez, wants to provide and cultivate the next generation of lawyers. That is the reason why Percy has decided to create a $5,000 scholarship program for upcoming lawyers. 

Deadline: December 31, 2017
JUSTICE HOLLIS G. BEST SCHOLARSHIP
As a memorial to the late Presiding Justice Hollis G. Best, his friends have established a scholarship to encourage and support outstanding academic achievement and commitment to service by law students. The Best Scholarship is an annual award presented this year in the amount of $1,000, during the Spring 2018 semester. More than one scholarship may be awarded.

Deadline: January 1, 2018
NADRICH & COHEN, LLP CIVIL JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP
For 2018 Nadrich & Cohen’s Scholarship Program is awarding a $1,500 scholarship to a deserving law student who authors a winning essay in our fifth annual Scholarship Essay Contest.

Deadline: January 5, 2018
VIDEO SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST
The Grossman Law Firm Video Scholarship is a $1000 scholarship open to all students in Southern California. This is one way we give back to our community! We are excited to help one young person with their educational goals this year! 

Deadline: January 6, 2018
AARON SWARTZ PROGRESSIVE CHANGE SCHOLARSHIP – 2ND ANNUAL
Each year we plan to award at least $1,000 to the top essay related to law and activism related to our Firm’s core practices. This award is open to all part-time and full-time law students. Based on submissions we will award up to three awards.

Deadline: January 8, 2018
URBAN & TAYLOR, S.C. SCHOLARSHIP
This personal injury law practice based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is proud to announce that we are offering a twice-yearly $1,000 scholarship to students.

Deadline: January, 31 2018
FLORIDA LAW GROUP SCHOLARSHIP
This $1,000 scholarship is open to incoming and existing law students enrolled in the Spring 2018 semester (1L, 2L, 3L). 

Deadline: February 1, 2018
THE LILLY LEDBETTER SCHOLARSHIP FOR PROGRESS
Rushovich Mehtani LLP is proud to announce the establishment of the "Scholarships for Progress (SFP)" Program. Each year, the Firm will award a $1,000 Annual Scholarship to one incoming or current undergraduate or law student who intends to practice law and is interested in civil rights issues.

Deadline: February 1, 2018
INJURY TRIAL LAWYERS, APC SCHOLARSHIP
This $1,000 scholarship will be offered to one law student or aspiring law student throughout the United States. 

Deadline: February 28, 2018
POLITO & ASSOCIATES, LLC SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST
We realize that education can be a financial constraint for students and their families. 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.  

Deadline: March 1, 2018
CITYWIDE LAW SCHOLARSHIP
Citywide Law Group, a Los Angeles based law firm, is proud to offer a $1,500 scholarship to a current or aspiring law student.

Deadline: March 11, 2018
JOHNSON ATTORNEYS GROUP NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
Our California law firm is offering a $1,000 Never Drink and Drive Scholarship. We know there's a lot of hard work that goes into getting a college education, but we also want young people to understand the dangers of drinking and driving. It's important that students are educated about this problem as well as supported for their hard work by members of the community.

Deadline: March, 15 2018
GROSS & SCHUSTER, P.A. SCHOLARSHIP
Gross & Schuster, P.A. is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student who is pursuing a degree in the legal field.  This scholarship is designed to encourage and award an exemplary student that has a passion for law. 

Deadline: March 31, 2018
NW CORPORATE LAW SCHOLARSHIP
Law school in the United States is expensive. Our firm wants to help a law student avoid some of the costs associated with law school, and we are now accepting applications for the spring 2018 NW Corporate Law $1,000 scholarship, which will be awarded to one second or third year law student who is in financial need and who is actively enrolled in an ABA-approved law school.

Deadline: April 1, 2018
BUCKFIRE & BUCKFIRE, P.C. LAW SCHOOL DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
The Law School Diversity Scholarship Program was created in 2013 as part of the law firm's commitment to helping law students who are in need of financial assistance achieve their academic and professional dreams. The scholarship will award $2,000 to one student selected by our scholarship selection committee.

Deadline: April 1, 2018
GAINSBERG LAW ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
Gainsberg Law is proud to offer an annual $2500 scholarship. We want to help those young lawyers pursue their dreams and protect the justice system.

Deadline: April 25, 2018
TAYLOR & RING’S ANNUAL VICTIM ADVOCATE SCHOLARSHIP
This $5,000 annual award will be 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.

Deadline: April 26, 2018
THE 2018 INFOGRAPHIC SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST
At the law firm of Albertson & Davidson, LLP we understand that obtaining an education is the pathway to success for many young Americans.  We are pleased to announce that we will be offering $3,000 in scholarship awards to the winners of our newly created infographic scholarship contest. By creating these awards, we hope to help the next generation of students realize their educational and professional goals.

Deadline: April 29, 2018
KEREN GOLDENBERG PUBLIC DEFENDER INTERN SCHOLARSHIP
As an office, we want to encourage students to pursue learning opportunities. To help students achieve their goals, we are offering a scholarship to a student interning at a public defender office during the school year or upcoming summer.

Deadline: April, 30, 2018
THE CPW LAW LEGAL SCHOLARSHIP
The CPW Law Legal Scholarship awards $3,000 annually to a 1st year law student who has demonstrated an interest in a career as a trial lawyer and a passion for representing injured individuals whose rights have been jeopardized.

Deadline: April 30, 2018
CHRISTOPHER SIMON ATTORNEY AT LAW SCHOLARSHIP
This is a $1,000 scholarship reserved for one incoming 1L or a currently enrolled Law Student for the Fall 2018 Semester. 

Deadline: April 30, 2018
“LAND OF OPPORTUNITY” LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
Recognizing the critical role of immigrants in strengthening the fabric of our society, Lemberg Law has launched this $1,250 scholarship. This scholarship is open to current or incoming law school students who are immigrants to the U.S. and who are U.S. citizens, DACA recipients, or legal permanent residents. 

Deadline: May 1, 2018
MICHIGAN AUTO LAW DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP
Our Diversity Scholarship for $2,000 is awarded to a law student who best demonstrates a commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career. Recipient is a U.S. citizen currently attending an accredited law school within the United States or accepted to attend a law school in the fall of 2018.

Deadline: May 15, 2018
THE PLAXEN AND ADLER SCHOLARSHIP
The Plaxen and Adler Scholarship Awards $2500 annually to a law student who has demonstrated an interest in civil trial advocacy and a career as a civil trial lawyer, as well as the concept of a fair Civil Justice system, a just result for the injured, a desire to represent the injured and those whose rights are jeopardized. 

Deadline: May 31, 2018
CPW LAW LEGAL SCHOLARSHIP
At CPW Law, we hope to help students whose passion for protecting the rights and futures of their clients is a motivating factor in their studies. This $3,000 can help ease a student’s financial burden, allowing him or her to focus on that passion.

Deadline: May 31, 2018
THE HANDEL LAW FIRM TORT LAW AND EVIDENCE SCHOLARSHIP
This $1,000 scholarship recognizes a student enrolled in the third year of a Juris Doctor program in the Faculty of Law at an accredited Canadian or American university who best demonstrates financial need and excellence in Tort Law and Evidence based on courses taken throughout the Juris Doctor program.

Deadline: May 31, 2018
EMPOWERING WOMEN IN LAW SCHOLARSHIP
The Pearce Law Firm in Philadelphia is pleased to offer this $1,500 scholarship. This scholarship is intended to encourage & support outstanding achievement & leadership by example from women in the field of law.

Deadline: May 31, 2018
2018 PECK LAW FIRM SCHOLARSHIP
This $2,000 scholarship is dedicated to helping the scholarship winner pay for a college, graduate school, or law school degree.  Only students, who have a 3.0 GPA or higher may apply for this scholarship.

Deadline: May 31, 2018
INDIVIDUAL AND COMMUNITY LAW ADVOCATE SCHOLARSHIP
This $1,000 offered by Brown, Gould, Kiely is for students who can demonstrate, their commitment to helping individuals and their communities, and a passion for using the law to do this. 

Deadline: June 1, 2018
2018 LEGAL SCHOLARSHIP
Moses and Rooth Attorneys at Law, a Criminal Defense Law Firm located in Orlando, is offering a $1,000 scholarship to one incoming 1L or currently enrolled Law Student. Scholarship is offered for the Fall 2018 Academic Semester.

Deadline: June 1, 2018
MAKE A DIFFERENCE ACADEMIC 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.

Deadline: June 1, 2018
PLATTNER VERDERAME CIVIL JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP
The best way to ensure the civil law that protects us all remains strong is to encourage the best and the brightest students to themselves pick up the torch of justice. That is why we are proud to announce this annual $2,500 scholarship. 

Deadline: June 30, 2018
WILSHIRE LAW FIRM – LEGAL SCHOLARS AWARD
As one of the top law firms in the nation, we believe that those who have achieved success and prosperity should give back to the community and foster success in future generations by helping them access the same opportunities they had.  That is why we are offering a biannual scholarship of $1,000.  

Deadline: June 30, 2018
JUST NEED A CHANCE EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
We at the Law Offices of Adrian H. Altshuler & Associates are pleased to announce our ongoing efforts to help students pursue their education goals and dreams by offering this $2,500 scholarship.

Deadline: June 30, 2018
THE ANNUAL HARRIS LOWRY MANTON LLP ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
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. This annual scholarship will be awarded at the end of July, and can be paid directly to the school upon the winner’s request.

Deadline: July 15, 2018
DUFFY LAW SCHOLARSHIP
Our $1,000 scholarship is being offered to support an enrolled student who’s interested in one of the issues about which we care deeply: compensation involved in college athletics.

Deadline: July 15, 2018
LAW OFFICE OF HENRY QUEENER ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP
Benjamin Franklin once said: “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” We are proud to announce our investment in knowledge and offering an annual $1,500 scholarship to an exceptional student.

Deadline: July 15, 2018
STROM & ASSOCIATES SCHOLARSHIP
Strom & Associates understands the increasing costs of college tuition makes it more difficult to graduate college for many outstanding students across the nation.  Therefore, we are offering one annual $1,500 scholarship.

Deadline: July 15, 2018
THE ANKIN LAW OFFICE ANNUAL COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
We understand the financial challenges college students face. As such, we are pleased to announce an annual $1,500 scholarship to a student who submits the best essay addressing how businesses can lessen the risk of personal injury to either employees or customers.

Deadline: July 15, 2018
COGBURN LAW OFFICE SCHOLARSHIP
Located in Las Vegas, Nevada, we offer a broad range of services, with an emphasis on personal injury and consumer law.  Every year we offer a $5,000 scholarship to a student who submits the strongest essay focusing on a given topic. 

Deadline: July 31, 2018
BLC LAW CENTER SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST
A $500 scholarship (twice a year, total of $1,000) will be awarded to one student in the United States. The winner will be selected based on overall writing ability, argument presentation and persuasion.

Deadline: August 1, 2018
NADRICH & COHEN, LLP 2018 STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
The purpose of this $1,000 scholarship is to assist a student who seeks to become a trial lawyer for further research and reflection on the importance of the right to trial by jury – a basic constitutional right.

Deadline: September 1, 2018
AMBROSIO E. RODRIGUEZ SCHOLARSHIP
The Rodriguez Law Group, a criminal defense law firm in Los Angeles, CA, is offering a $3,500 scholarship to one law student throughout the United States.