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: March 1, 2016
SALLY & FITCH SCHOLARSHIP
This $1,500 scholarship is to help a lawyer of tomorrow with the financial cost of higher education. Our firm is proud to be investing in the education of future attorneys by helping students with their tuition expenses.
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Deadline: March 31, 2016
2016 MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
First-year law students are encouraged to apply to Fredrikson & Byron’s $15,000 Minority Scholarship program before the deadline of March 31, 2016. The scholarship is awarded based on law school performance, professional references, work and other activities, writing samples and personal interviews.
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Deadline: April 1, 2016
DIVERSITY IN LAW SCHOLARSHIP
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.
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Deadline: April 1, 2016
BUCKFIRE & BUCKFIRE, P.C. 2016 LAW SCHOOL DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP
The scholarship will award $2,000.00 to one student selected by our scholarship selection committee. In order to be considered for the scholarship, the student must be a member of an ethnic, racial, or other minority, or demonstrate commitment to issues of diversity within their community.
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Deadline: April 1, 2016
THE PLAXEN AND ADLER SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship awards $2500 annually to a law student who has demonstrated an interest in trial advocacy and a career as a 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. The scholarship is available to all law school students including those who are outstanding and promising scholars, have an interest in trial advocacy and possess a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
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Deadline: April 4, 2016
BEVERIDGE & DIAMOND CONSTITUTIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW WRITING COMPETITION
The author of the article deemed best by a panel of judges will receive $2000 cash, an offer of publication in the Environmental Law Reporter, and a one-year individual membership to ELI.
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Deadline: April 15, 2016
ONE LAWYER CAN CHANGE THE WORLD" $10,000 1L SCHOLARSHIP
BARBRI Law Preview recognizes that getting a legal education can be an expensive journey. For this reason, we are proud to offer one hard-working law student a $10,000 scholarship to help pay for the first year of law school.
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Deadline: April 30, 2016
AIAG MARKETING SCHOLARSHIP
The American Injury Attorney Group, a national legal marketing company based in Little Rock, Arkansas, is offering a scholarship worth $1,250 to one deserving student.
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Deadline: April 30, 2016
2016 ASPIRING ATTORNEY SCHOLARSHIP
The Law Firm of John W. Tumelty invites all aspiring lawyers across the country to apply for a $1,000 scholarship to the educational institution of their choice.
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Deadline: May 1, 2016
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 2016.
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Deadline: May 1, 2016
THE LOUTHAIN LAW FIRM SCHOLARSHIP
This 1,000 scholarship will go to a first-year law school student, selected on the basis of ability to clearly communicate ideas. The purpose of the scholarship is to reward original thought and encourage the development of skill in conveying information to others.
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Deadline: June 1, 2016
MOSES AND ROOTH’S 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 2016 Academic Semester.
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Deadline: June 1, 2016
LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP FOR SINGLE PARENTS
In order to help single parents working toward a degree in law, the medical malpractice attorneys at Biancheria & Maliver P.C. are offering one $1,500 scholarship to a short essay contest participant.
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Deadline: June 1, 2016
SCHOLARSHIP FOR FUTURE LAWYERS
Adam Greenman, a Portland-based attorney, wants the brightest and most deserving students to receive a quality legal education and enter the legal field regardless of any economic challenges they face. One $1000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a current or enrolled law student.
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Deadline: July 1, 2016
REPRESENTING REAL PEOPLE SCHOLARSHIP
Patrick Malone & Associates is offering two scholarships of $5,000 each to law students committed to a career representing individuals. Our goal is to make a dent in the high cost of law school for students who want to represent individuals, to make it a little easier to choose such a career path.
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Deadline: July 1, 2016
DWYER WILLIAMS POTTER ATTORNEYS, LLP SCHOLARSHIP
This $1,000 scholarship is available to students anticipating attending law school in the fall of 2016. The scholarship is intended to help defray first-year expenses for students graduating from an Oregon University that have been accepted into an accredited law school anywhere in the United States.
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Deadline: July 1, 2016
WIEAND LEGAL SCHOLARSHIP
This $1,000 scholarship is open to undergraduate students and current law school students who want to pursue a Juris Doctorate degree. All applicants must be pursuing a Juris Doctorate degree at an ABA approved law school for the 2016 Fall Semester.
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Deadline: July 1, 2016
ANELLI XAVIER CRIMINAL JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP
The recipeint will receive a $1,000 scholarship plus an opportunity for advancement. Depending on your education status, you will also be given an opportunity to interview for either an internship or a legal career with our firm. Our goal is to help you succeed in the legal field.
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Deadline: July 1, 2016
THE MICHAEL P. FLEMING LAW SCHOLARSHIP
One scholarship of $1,000.00 will be awarded for the winning essay. The scholarship application is open to any student entering their 1st year of law school for the first time.
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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.
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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: August 1, 2016
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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