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: July 15, 2016
WOMEN LAWYERS OF VENTURA COUNTY’S (WLVC) 2016 SCHOLARSHIP
The Mary Sullivan Scholarship is a minimum $500 award (may be as high as $1,500) given to a law student or recent law school graduate who represents the ideals and values of Mary Sullivan.

Deadline: July 15, 2016
THE O'CONNOR, RUNCKEL & O'MALLEY LAW SCHOLARSHIP
This $1000 scholarship is offered to law students who are U.S. Citizens with an minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited law school.

Deadline:  July 15, 2016
THE HARRIS FEDERAL LAW FIRM SCHOLARSHIP
This $1,000 is designed to help rising 2L and 3L law students fund their legal education. We value education as a vital foundation for creating fulfilling, advantageous careers, and we are proud and excited to help law students achieve their goals.

Deadline: July 15, 2016
2016 NADRICH & COHEN, LLP CIVIL JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP
This is an award to be given to a full-time law student attending a U.S. Law School for the 2016-2017 academic year. The student is to have a commitment to the civil justice system. The scholarship consists of $1,000, payable through the educational institution on behalf of the student.

Deadline: July 31, 2016
JUVENILE JUSTICE LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
The Tiftickjian law firm is offering the $1,000 Juvenile Justice Scholarship to encourage and assist students with attending law school who have an interest in juvenile justice, as well as to 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.

Deadline: July 31, 2016
ALEX OZOLS ASPIRING LAWYER SCHOLARSHIP
This criminal defense law firm from San Diego, CA, is offering a $2000 scholarship to one law student throughout the United States.

Deadline: August 1, 2016
CHRISTENSEN & HYMAS MARRIED STUDENT LAW SCHOLARSHIP
This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a current and prospective Juris Doctorate student who is legally married.  You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher to apply.

Deadline: August 1, 2016
ANNUAL ASIAN HERITAGE LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
Gabriel Cheong with Infinity Law Group LLC has announced a new scholarship for law students of Asian heritage. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded every fall semester and is intended to encourage more Asian Americans to consider law as a career option.

Deadline: August 1, 2016
THE BLANCH LAW FIRM SCHOLARHIP AWARD
This scholarship (award amounts: $1000/$500/$250)  has been established to award law students who show proficiency in legal research and writing. Eligible applicants must be first- or second-year law students and submit an essay regarding criminal law.

Deadline: August 1, 2016
MAPES LAW OFFICES SCHOLARSHIP
This $1,000 scholarship is meant to help those students who have experienced first-hand the pressure of debt. At Mapes Law Offices we know the pressures that higher education can create on a student’s life.

Deadline: August 15, 2016
JUVENILE JUSTICE LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
Tiftickjian Law Firm, P.C.is offering this$1,000 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.

Deadline: August 15, 2016
H&M LAW FIRM SCHOLARSHIP
Our Los Angeles criminal defense law firm has created a $4,000 renewable scholarship. We firmly believe that we owe the next generation of scholars – the same opportunity we had.

Deadline: August 16, 2016
HACKARD LAW 2016 ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP
Promoting education on elder issues goes hand-in-hand with renewed respect for our elders. With that goal in mind, Hackard Law is honored to provide a one-time, non-renewable scholarship of $2,500.

Deadline: August 24, 2016
ALBERTSON & DAVIDSON, LLP COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
We are pleased to announce that we will be awarding a $2,500 college scholarship to the winner of our newly created essay contest. By creating this award, we hope to help the next generation of students realize their educational and professional goals. 

Deadline: September 1, 2016
BAJAJ LAW SCHOLARSHIP
This criminal defense law firm in San Diego, CA, is offering a $2,500 scholarship to one law student throughout the United States. The scholarship will be based on an applicant’s essay.

Deadline: September 1, 2016
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.

Deadline: September 1, 2016
REEDER LAW FIRM STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
Every year one deserving law student will receive a $1,000 scholarship to help with funding of the upcoming school year. This scholarship will be awarded to one student each academic year beginning with the Fall Semester of 2016.

Deadlines: September 30, 2016 and March 31, 2017
WILSHIRE LAW FIRM LEGAL SCHOLARS AWARD
This is a biannual scholarship of $1,000, offered to a student who plans to pursue a career in the legal field. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist a motivated student, who has demonstrated academic excellence and a commitment to the community, to accomplish their dream to practice in the legal field.

Deadline: December 1, 2016
2016 KRIST LAW FIRM NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Krist Law Firm is paying it forward by sponsoring 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, 2016
HART J. LEVIN ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP
This Los Angeles Law Office specializing in DUI defense and criminal defense is offer a $1,000 scholarship to helping a student pursue their education goals.

Deadline: December 1, 2016
STAVER LAW GROUP NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
This $5,000 scholarship is to be awarded to a student whose essay shows an understanding and appreciation for the type of work we do.  The scholarship must be applied to tuition and other education-related expenses.

Deadline: December 1, 2016
WINDY CITY LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
The Lamber Goodnow team at Fennemore Craig is currently offering two $1,000 scholarships to law students across the country. One scholarship will be awarded in Jan. and one in Aug. of each year. 

Deadline:  December 10, 2016
LAW OFFICES OF RANDY COLLINS SCHOLARSHIP
Having always been firm advocates of higher learning, we are proud to give back to those aspiring to become lawyers. This $1,000 law school scholarship opportunity is awarded to one student each year based on verifiable merit.

Deadline: December 15, 2016
THE REEVES LAW GROUP SCHOLARSHIP
This $3,000 scholarship will be awarded to a deserving law student who authors a winning essay in our fourth annual Scholarship Essay Contest.
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Deadline: December 15, 2016
2016 JACOBY & MEYERS SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION
This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a single student to help support their efforts in continuing their education. Any law school student an accredited university is eligible to apply.

Deadline: December 15, 2016
THE RAZAI & NEFULDA ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP
We recognize that as the next generation of professionals, we have a responsibility to give back to our communities. To accomplish that goal, we have set up the $1,500 Razai & Nefulda merit based Family Law Scholarship, which is awarded to one student.

Deadline: December 31, 2016
EMPLOYMENT LAW SCHOLARSHIP
The employment law attorneys at Strianese PLLC are interested in supporting students with strong academic credentials, demonstrating financial need, and an interest in attending law school and focusing on employment law issues. This scholarship is a one-time award of $1,000.

Deadline:  January 6, 2017
AARON SWARTZ PROGRESSIVE CHANGE SCHOLARSHIP
Each year we plan to award at least $1,000 to the top essay related to law and activism. This award is open to all part-time and full-time law students. Based on submissions we will award up to three awards.

Deadline: March 1, 2017
CITYWIDE LAW SCHOLARSHIP
This $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to a current or aspiring law student.  The award will be based on an essay ranging from 500 – 1000 words.

Deadline: May 31, 2017
EMPOWERING WOMEN IN LAW SCHOLARSHIP
The Pearce Law Firm is pleased to announce our 2017 scholarship award for women studying law. Our annual scholarship of $1500 is judged & awarded primarily on academic achievement, school & community activities, and demonstrated leadership abilities. However, financial need will also be given some consideration.