Students are encouraged to apply for scholarships. Here is a listing of scholarships offered by Chapman University Fowler School of Law and outside organizations. Scholarships are listed by application deadline date.
January 7, 2013
Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for Law Students
For: Law students who are members of a historically under-represented group in IP Law and have a commitment to the pursuit of a career in IP Law.
Applicants must demonstrate academic merit, a commitment to the pursuit of a career in IP law, a member of a historically under-represented group in IP law (including race, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and disability), have good oral communication skills, leadership qualities, and community involvement.
For: Law Students who have served in the Asian Pacific American community.
Amount: Several awards of $2,000
General Criteria for all four scholarships include: 1) service in the Asian Pacific American community, 2) financial need, 3) overcoming adversity, 4) academic achievement, and 5) a desire to practice law in the Southern California area. Applicant must include most recent law school transcript, and a personal statement of no more than 500 words.
January 10, 2013
Kegler, Brown, Hill, & Ritter Minority Merit Scholarship
For: 1L Minority Law Students
Amount: (2) $5,000 scholarships
Applicants must be first year law students of minority descent. Application must include resume, undergraduate transcript, first semester law school transcript (when available) and completed application.
January 15, 2013
Kern County Bar Association Judge Arthur E. Wallace Scholarship
For: Law students who have completed their first year of law school and have ties to Kern County
Applicant must be a currently enrolled law student, have completed your first year at your law school, and have ties to Kern County
January 16, 2013
Stoel Rives LLP Diversity FellowShip
For: 1L Law Students in good academic standing
Award: Salaried summer position and a $7500 tuition scholarship for the following academic year
Applicants must have good standing as a first-year law student at an ABA accredited law school. Students in four-year evening programs should not apply until after their second year of law school. n Demonstrated academic excellence and leadership ability, personal and professional accomplishments, commitment to community service and meaningful contribution to the diversity of the legal community. Commitment to living in Portland or Seattle following law school graduation.
January 18, 2013
Harter, Secrest, and Emery Diversity Scholarship
For: 1L Law students of diverse backgrounds
Award: Paid summer position and a $7500 tuition scholarship for the following academic year
Applicant must be a full-time 1L law student who is in good standing at an accredited law school. First year students who are members of populations historically underrepresented in the legal profession are encouraged to apply.
January 31, 2013
Willis W. & Ethel M. Clark Foundation
For: Students must be connected to the Monterey Peninsula and intend to return or remain in local area
Award: Fellowship up to $10,000
Awarded to students currently enrolled in a graduate program who have demonstrated a commitment to community service. Students must be connected to the Monterey Peninsula and have the intent to return or remain in the local area.
Lilly Reintegration Scholarship
For: Students suffering from Schizophrenia/Bipolar disorder
Awarded to students with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. Awarded based upon academic success, references, essays, goals, and rehabilitation
February 4, 2013 (submitted to Fowler School of Law Financial Aid by 9 a.m.)
2013 Rosenthal Bar Exam Scholarship
For: Graduating or Graduated students taking the California Bar Exam in 2013 for the first time
Costs related to Bar Exam and Bar/Bri Law Review Bar Exam course
Helps public interest law students with bar exam expenses. Named in honor of Imelda Rosenthal. Candidate must be graduating or have graduated from a California law school in the 2012-13 academic year, and be taking the California Bar Exam in 2013 for the first time.
February 4, 2013
Point Foundation Scholarships
For: LGBTQ students
Multiple scholarships and amounts
Point Foundation empowers promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential – despite the obstacles often put before them – to make a significant impact on society
February 6, 2013
Finnegan Henderson Diversity Scholarship
For: Minority students who demonstrate a commitment to pursuing a career in intellectual property law
Provides financial support to qualified minority students who demonstrate a commitment to pursuing a career in intellectual property law. Students must have exceptional academic performance at the undergraduate, graduate, and law school level, a degree in life sciences, engineering or computer science, or substantial prior trademark experience, relevant work experience, community service, leadership skills, and special accomplishments. Scholarship recipient will join the firm as a 2014 summer associate.
March 3, 2014
Liberty Mutual Insurance Group Scholarly Paper
For: Law Students who have obtained their Juris Doctorate or overseas equivalent
Authors should possess a J.D. degree or its overseas equivalent. Papers must concern the law related to property and casualty insurance, its regulation and corporate governance. The prize is not intended to advance scholarship in areas such as life, health, employment or employee benefits insurance law.
March 1, 2013
Cal-ABOTA Marjorie W. Day
Applicant must be a current student - enrolled in the Spring 2013 semester - who has completed at least one full year (two complete calendar semesters) of study at Chapman University Fowler School of Law; applicant must be in good standing. Previous Marjorie Day Scholarship winners may reapply.
For: Continuing Chapman Law students who demonstrate a strong interest in trial work
ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund
For: Racial and ethnic minority students interested in law
Award: Twenty (20)- $5,000 Renewable
Intended to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to law school and to provide financial assistance to the scholarship recipients. Link to application packet is on the right side.
American Council of the Blind 2013 Scholarship Application Program
For: Legally blind students
Candidate must include an autobiographical sketch, a certification of legal blindness, certified transcripts from current school, 2 letters of recommendation from a current instructor, and proof of acceptance from a post-secondary school.
Applications can be sent American Council of the Blind Scholarship Program, Attn: Patricia Castillo, 2200 Wilson Blvd., Suite 650
The National Italian American Foundation Scholarship
For: Italian-American students OR students of any ethnicity majoring/minoring in Italian language, studies, or a related field
Award: $2,000 - $12,000 to cover tuition and university-provided room and board.
Applicants must be Italian American students who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements or those students from any ethnic background majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field, who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements.
The AAJ Women for Justice Education Fund's 2013 Mike Eidson Scholarship
For: A 3L or (rising 4L in a night program) female student who has demonstrated a commitment to a career as a plaintiff's lawyer or criminal defense lawyer
This Scholarship is for a female law student who has demonstrated a commitment to a career as a plaintiff's lawyer or criminal defense lawyer, along with a dedication to upholding and defending the principles of the Constitution, and to the concept of a fair trial, the adversary system, and a just result for the injured, accused, and those whose rights a jeopardized.www.justice.org/cps/rde/xchg/justice/hs.xsl/8514.htm
March 8, 2013
2013 ENLURE Honors L.S. Palmos Award Application (Due to Financial Aid by 5 p.m.)
For: Chapman University Fowler Law School students who have completed Real Property I & II
Available to Chapman University Fowler School of Law students who have completed Real Property I & II at the time of application and who are on track to graduate with the ENLURE Program certificate.
2013 ENLURE Scholarship Application
2013 Chapman University Fowler School of Law Tax Law Honors (Due to Financial Aid by 5 p.m.)
For: JD Law students with a Tax-Law emphasis who have demonstrated scholastic merit
Award: Scholarship Fund $5,000; one or more awards
Available to JD law students who have demonstrated scholastic merit and involvement in the Tax Law Emphasis program, and are on-track to graduate with the Tax Law Emphasis certificate. Applications should include this form, a cover letter, a resume, and law school transcripts (can be obtained from webadvisor)
2013 Tax Law Scholarship Application
2013 Parham H. William Endowed Scholarship for Public Interest (Due to Financial Aid by 5 p.m.)
For: JD students with a strong academic background and are committed to public interest activities
This scholarship is awarded to graduating May 2013 JD students with a strong academic background whose leadership and public interest work demonstrate a commitment to contribute to public interest endeavors and who plan to become public interest practitioners. Preference is given to graduate students who are committed to public interest activities and are in good academic standing.
2013 Lee Memorial Award Application (Due to Financial Aid by 5 p.m.)
For: Law students who are on track to graduate in May and have demonstrated an interest in Public Interest
Available to Chapman University Fowler School of Law students who are on track to graduate in May 2013. This scholarship is based on need and scholastic merit. Priority will be given to students who have demonstrated an interest in working in areas of Public Interest.
2013 M. Katherine Baird Darmer Scholarship (Due to Financial Aid by 5 p.m.)
For: Graduate students with a commitment to public interest and have participated in Chapman University Fowler School of Law OUTLAW activities.
Award: One or more scholarships from the $3,700 Scholarship Fund
Preference will be given to graduate students who are committed to maintain working in the public interest/human rights sector, are in good academic standing and have maintained a cumulative GPA of 2.5.
March 15, 2013
Bill and Ann Shepherd Legal Scholarships (Equity Foundation)
For: Students must be U.S. citizens with strong ties to Oregon
Award: Up to $3,000
Available to law students who are U.S. citizens who have strong ties to Oregon and are committed to equal rights and justice for the LGBT community.www.equityfoundation.org/scholarships
ACC Bar Review Diversity Scholarship
For: Law Students that will graduate with a JD at the end of Spring 2013 from an accredited southern california law school
Available to to full time and part time minority law students who (a) have experienced financial hardship during their law school career and may have had to forgo taking a bar review course if not for this program, and (b) will graduate with a JD at the end of the Spring 2013 semester from an Accredited Law School in ACC-SoCal’s Southern California region (which includes Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Riverside and San Bernardino counties) and (c) are registered to take the California Bar Exam in the Summer of 2013.
March 18, 2013
Fran Kandel Public Interest Grant (Due to Financial Aid by 5 p.m.)
For: Law students that make governmental/service agencies more accessible/responsible to those whose needs are not adequately met.
Award: Up to $5,000
The "Grant" will fund one or two projects to be completed during the summer of 2011. The Foundation will make grants to law students for projects that make governmental and service agencies more accessible and responsible to individuals or groups whose needs are not adequately met.
March 28, 2013
Black Women Lawyers Scholarship
Applicants must be second or third year law students. Applicants should expect to practice law in the Southern California area. Award is based on financial need, community service, academic achievement and legal writing ability.
For: Students who will be practicing law in the SoCal area
March 29, 2013
Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) Scholarship
For: Must be a Jewish, legal resident of LA county planning to attend a full-time accredited public or private college
Award: total of $400,000 to 160 recipients
Students must be Jewish, legal U.S. citizen/green card holder, plan to attend an accredited public/private college, university, or vocational school in the U.S. Must enroll full time (Minimum 12 credits per term), have a minimum 2.7 GPA, and be a permanent legal resident of Los Angeles County .
March 31, 2013
The Iranian American Bar Association Scholarship
For: Law students who have demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of the Iranian-American community
National Federation for the Blind NFB Scholarship
For: legally blind students pursuing a full-time post-secondary course of study in a degree program at a U.S. institution
Award: Awards range from $3,000-$12,000
Applicants must be legally blind, pursuing or planning to pursue a full time post-secondary course of study in a degree program at a US institution. If chosen the recipient must participate in the entire NFB national convention and in all scheduled scholarship program activities.
The Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship Program
For: 1L's of diverse backgrounds
The Herbert Lehman Education Fund
For: Students entering college for the first time and who will be attending a four year college as a full-time student
Candidates must be entering college for the first time and who will be attending a four year college as a full-time student. Scholarships are renewable if the recipient remains in good academic and social standing and program funds remain available.http://www.naacpldf.org/herbert-lehman-education-fund-scholarship
March 23, 2012 (2013 not available as of March 25, 2013)
California Bar Foundation Public Interest Scholarship (Due in the Chapman University Fowler School of Law financial aid office by 5 p.m.)
For: Students enrolled in a California law school. Must have completed at least one year of study
Candidate must be enrolled in a California law school and must have completed at least one year of study at a California law school. They also must demonstrate and document a strong commitment to public service, and provide 3 letters of recommendation and intend to pursue interest legal career after law school. Also at least a 2.5 GPA must be maintained. See website for full details
Susan J. Ferrell scholarship
For: Law Students interested in Native American legal issues
Award: 1 Fully-Funded Tuition Scholarship
Applicants should demonstrate an interest in and contribution to Native American legal issues by an application letter. There is no application form. Please include name, address, and day/evening telephone numbers in your letter. Applicants must be students at an accredited law school in the U.S., its territories, or Canada.
Applications must be submitted to:
Attn: Ferrell Scholarship Committee
Oklahoma Judicial Center, Suite 1
2100 North Lincoln Boulevard
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105
The Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship
For: 2L Students who are residents of Berks County, Pennsylvania that are attending an accredited law schools
The Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship Award is presented annually at the Berks County Bar Association Law day event. It is given to help fund a deserving Berk's County, Pennsylvania, resident embarking on his or her second year at an accredited law school.
The Zelle Hofmann Voelbel & Mason LLP Diversity in Law Scholarship
For: 1L, is a member of an underrepresented group in law, demonstrate commitment to diversity
Award: $30,000- First 1/2 paying for second year of law school and second 1/2 paying for the third year of law school
Applicants must be a first-year law student and must either (1) be a member of a diverse group (broadly defined to include race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation or gender identity, physical disability or economic/educational disadvantage) that is 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 American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
John L. Carey Scholarships
For: Students intending to pursue CPA certification. Must be a U.S. citizen
Award: $5,000 Renewable
Applicants must express the intention to pursue a CPA certificate. The scholarship will be awarded contingent upon the applicant's acceptance into a graduate program. Students who are already actively participating in a graduate accounting program are not eligible for the scholarship. All applicants must be U.S. citizens.
Japanese American Citizens League
National Scholarship and Awards Program
For: Students of Japanese ancestry, exhibit financial need, and are a member of the Japanese Americans Citizens League
Applicants must be of Japanese ancestry, exhibit financial need, and be a member of the Japanese Americans Citizens League.Japanese Americans Citizens League
ATTN: Scholarships JACL National Headquarters
1765 Sutter Street
San Francisco , CA 94115
Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
For: Students who are actively working for peace and justice. Must be living in U.S
Award: Up to $10,000
Need-based grants to students at the college and graduate level, who are actively working for peace and justice. Must be living in the U.S. Grantees also must receive credits for the time period covered by their grant.
Orange County Women Lawyers Association Diversity Bar Exam Stipend
For: Must be of a minority ethnic background
Award: $1,000 stipend
Applicants must submit the application with a completed school certification or a certified transcript, a resume, and a 500 word essay describing yourself and minority ethnic background; discussing your achievements or contributions in scholarship, to community service, advancement of diversity or diversity issues, financial need, and connection to Orange County.
April 5, 2013
Robert Masur Fellowship
For: First Year law students who intend to carry out significant activities during the summer in the areas of civil rights/liberties.
Available to first year law students who intend to use the summer between their first and second year to participate in activities promoting civil rights/liberties. Activities may include a writing or research project, work with a public interest group in the area of civil rights/liberties, work on a civil rights/liberties case under the supervision of a faculty member or lawyer, or any other work in the areas of civil rights/liberties.
April 10, 2013
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
For: Law students with the Equal Justice Works Summer Corps program
Law Students who have dedicated at least 300 hours of their summer to a legal project at a qualifying public interest organization will be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the Summer Corps Program.
April 15, 2013
Federal Circuit Bar Association (Submission to Chapman University Fowler School of Law financial aid office by April 10th)
Giles Sutherlan Rich Scholarship
Howard T. Markey Memorial Scholarship
Helen W. Nies Scholarship Rules
For: students who demonstrate financial need and academic promise
Awards: $10,000 each
Awarded in memory of Giles S. Rich, Circuit Judge, Howard T. Markey and in memory of Helen W. Nies. Applicant must demonstrate financial need, academic promise, and complete written submission of no more than one page setting out applicant’s financial need and interests in particular areas of law, any qualifications for the award considered relevant by the applicant, and submit transcripts and one page curriculum vitae. Five applicants from each school accepted.
ABA YLD Scholarship Program
For: Young lawyer (graduates) wishing to attend Fall Conference
Award: Scholars will receive partial funding to attend the Fall Conference, ABA Midyear Meeting and Spring Conference: round-trip airfare up to $350; $20 ground transportation; and $100 per diem (for two days)
Applicants must be a "young lawyer," which is defined as any licensed attorney who is under the age of thirty-six or who has been licensed for no more than five years at the start of the scholarship year. Applicants must also be an ABA member and must be present at all three funded conferences.www.abanet.org/yld/scholarships
April 19, 2013
Energy and Mineral Law Foundation Scholarship
For: Law students who demonstrate an interest in the study of natural resources and energy or mineral law.
Awarded to law students who demonstrate an interest in the study of natural resources and energy/mineral law. recipients will be chosen based on academic ability, leadership ability, financial need, and their potential to make a significant contribution in the field of energy, mineral, and natural resources law.
May 1, 2013American Association for Justice
Alia Herrera Memorial Scholarship
For: Law Students who are members of student section AAJ or children of AAJ members
Applicants must be law students who are attending law schools in California, Arizona, Nevada or Oregon; Law students who are student members of the law school student section of AAJ; or Law students who are children of AAJ members.
Richard D. Hailey Scholarship (American Association for Justice)
For: 1L, 2L, 3L Trial Advocacy, Qualifying Minority
Award: Up to six (6) $1,000
Open to all 1L, 2L, and 3L African-American, Hispanic, Asian-American, Native American, and Bi-Racial AAJ Law Student members. Applicants must exhibit an interest and proficiency of skills in trial advocacy; express desire to represent victims; demonstrate a commitment to AAJ and dedication to its mission through involvement in an AAJ student chapter and Minority Caucus activities; and show financial need.
Trial Advocacy Scholarship (American Association for Justice)
For: 2L, 3L Trial Advocacy, Financial Need
Open to all 2L, and 3L Students who are LLJ Law Student Members. Applicants must exhibit an interest and proficiency of skills in trial advocacy; demonstrate a commitment to AAJ and dedication to its mission through involvement in an AAJ student chapter and show financial need.http://www.justice.org/cps/rde/justice/hs.xsl/1741.htm
Mike Eidson Scholarship (American Association for Justice)
For: 3L or 4L Female, Commitment to Career as Trial Lawyer
Awarded annually to a rising 3L or 4L female student who has demonstrated a commitment to a career as a trial lawyer, along with dedication to upholding and defending the principles of the Constitution, and to the concept of a fair trial, the adversary system, and a just result for the injured, the accused, and those whose rights are jeopardized.http://www.justice.org/cps/rde/xchg/justice/hs.xsl/8514.htm
May 30, 2013
MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program
For: Incoming 1L's; Full-time
Applicant must have an interest in corporate law, including an interest in working in a corporate law department/firm, must an interest in diversity, must be financially disadvantaged, must demonstrate community service and leadership qualities. Applicant must also have earned an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher.http://www.mcca.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.viewPage&pageId=477
May 31, 2013
Justice Pauline Davis Hanson Scholarship
For: Female 2L's or higher
Each candidate must be a female law student who has successfully completed at least one year of law school and has not graduated. Preference will be given to present or former residents of Fresno, Kings, Madera or Tulare Counties, especially if they intend to practice in these counties.
May 21, 2012
Chapman Law Alumni Book Scholarship
For: Incoming 1L's, Demonstrated financial need
Award is designed to cover books and supplies and will not affect any merit scholarship. Vouchers will be available to use in the Chapman University Bookstore only.
Application available from the Chapman University Fowler School of Law Admission or Financial Aid offices.
May 27, 2012
Frank H. Lang Merit Scholarship
For: New JD or 1L, Attended High School in qualifying county
Applicants must be presently in their first year of law school or applying for admission to law school. The applicant must have graduated from a high school in one of the following California counties: Kern, Tulare, Fresno, Kings, Madera, Merced, Mariposa, Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Tuolumne, or Calaveras. The award is based solely on merit, not need.
June 1, 2013
Richard A. Clarke National Security and Counter-Terrorism Scholarship Competition
For: Continuing students enrolled spring 2013
Award: $5,000, $10,000, $20,000
Applicant must be in good standing at an accredited law school in United States or its territories. Student must be attending spring 2013.
American Indian Graduate Center Fellowship
For: American Indians and Alaska Natives graduate students
Award: Between $1,000 and $5,000 each year
Applicant must be pursuing a master, doctoral, or professional degree as a full-time student at an accredited U.S. institution, must demonstrate financial need, and must be an enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaska native group, or possess one fourth degree federally recognized indian blood.
June 5, 2013
CalBar Diversity Scholarship
For: Incoming 1L's
Award: Up to $7,500
Candidate must be starting his/her first year at a California law school in the 2013-2014 academic year. Candidate must self-identify as being from a racial or ethnic group that historically has been underrepresented in the legal profession. Candidate must also demonstrate financial need, as shown by financial aid eligibility and outstanding educational loans. Candidate must be committed to making an impact in the community through leadership. Candidate must submit two current signed letters of recommendation and must intend to practice law in California after graduation from law school.
June 21, 2013
Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship
For: Information is given after sign in to their application tool
Award: Three (3) scholarships of $10,000
Applicants must submit their application via the online application tool. For complete eligibility criteria, instructions, and to apply for the scholarship program, please visit:www.bakerdonelson.com/diversity-scholarship-diversity-practices/
June 30, 2013
Association of Environmental Professional Orange County Chapter 2012 Educational Scholarship Program
For: Students studying environmental law
Award: One (1) scholarship for $2,500 for full-time student. One (1) scholarship for $1,000 for part-time student.
Students must currently be studying in the field of environmental law. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.www.ocaep.com
July 1, 2013
Women Lawyers Association of San Luis Obispo County Scholarship
For: Women with a demonstrable connection to San Luis Obispo County
Award: Up to $750
Applicant must be enrolled in a law school and must be able to demonstrate connections to San Luis Obispo County.
Women in Defense
Horizons Foundation Scholarship Program
For: Women pursuing career related to national security or defense; financial need; min GPA 3.25
Applicants must be enrolled full or part time and demonstrate interest in pursuing a career related to national security or defense and demonstrate financial need. They must have a minimum GPA of 3.25. Applicant must be a woman and must be U.S. citizen.
August 15, 2013
Milbank Diversity Scholarship
Applicants must be in good standing at an ABA accredited law school and have successfully completed their first year of a full-time JD program. Students who are members of groups traditionally under-represented at large law firms are encouraged to apply.
Award: a salaried 2L summer associate position and a $50,000 scholarship
August 31, 2013
Fresno County Young Lawyers Association George Hopper Memorial Scholarship
For: 2L and 3L Law students with ties to San Joaquin Valley
Applicants must be currently enrolled as a second or third year law student in good standing, have a demonstrated connection to the San Joaquin Valley, as well as a desire to practice law in Fresno, Madera, Merced, Kings, or Tulare County, and be able to attend the annual Fresno County Young Lawyer Hopper Luncheon on September 27, 2013, in Fresno, California.
Armenian Professional Society Graduate Student Scholarship
For: Graduate Students
Applicants must provide proof of entrance/acceptance into, or continuing in, a graduate school in the United States is required and must be submitted with this application. Also attached should be official transcripts, 1 page essay, copies of applicant's and parents' most recent IRS Tax Returns, 2 college or university recommendations.
August 15, 2014
Console Hollawell Legal Leaders Scholarship
For: Full time student attending and accredited institution of higher education
Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and a full time student attending/will be attending an accredited institution of higher education, must be pre-law, paralegal studies, or pursuing a juris doctorate in any area of the law.
September 1, 2013
George V. Powell Diversity Scholarship
Candidates must be contributing meaningfully to the diversity of the legal community and must have demonstrated a desire to work, live, and eventually practice law in Seattle or Portland. Candidates must be a 2nd year student in good standing and will be considered with regards to their academic achievements and record in leadership abilities, community service, and involvement in community issues.
For: Students who have contributed to the diversity of the legal community and desire to live in Seattle or Portland
Award: $7,500 toward tuition and expenses during student's 3rd year of law school
September 2, 2013
Several scholarships, please check site for details. Applicant must be enrolled in at least half-time, submit a resume, and two letters of recommendation from persons who are not related to the applicant.
For: Must be at least half-time law Student
September 3, 2013
San Diego La raza Lawyers Association Scholarship Fund
For: Law Students who have contributed to the betterment of the Latino Community
Scholarships are awarded to law students from a variety of backgrounds who have contributed to the betterment of the Latino community, and who have met criteria of community service, financial need, hardship and academic achievement.
October 1, 2013
For: 2L's or higher
October 15, 2013
Fresno County Lawyers' Memorial Scholarship Fund
For: Law students with ties to Fresno County
Applicant must be a resident of Fresno County who is a law student in good standing of a school of law in California accredited by the State Bar of California; students in law schools outside Fresno County are eligible so long as their permanent family residence address is in Fresno County, California.
The Harry Zekian Memorial Scholarship Fund
For: Law students with ties to Fresno County
Applicant must be a resident of Fresno County who is a law student in good standing of a school of law in California accredited by the State Bar of California; students in law schools outside Fresno County are eligible so long as their permanent family residence address is in Fresno County, California.
November 1, 2013
Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program
For: US citizens and be 23-24 years old
Applicants must be 23-24 years of age at time of the application deadline, at least two years of relevant work experience, and a graduate degree.
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
For: 1L and 2L's born outside US, naturalized citizen/green card
Award: Up to $90,000
Applicants must have been born outside the United States, and must have been either a naturalized citizen or in possession of a green card as of November 1, 2010. Applicants must also have neen born on or after November 2, 1979, and be a first or second year student. It is recommended that applicants have two good essays and letters of recommendation and demonstrate excellence in their academic field.
November 4, 2013
EB 5 Investors Scholarship
For: Law students considering a career in immigration law
To be considered for the nomination, applicants must submit a resume and a one-page statement outlining why you want to pursue immigration-related law to Marissa Tobias at email@example.com by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, November 4th. Those chosen for the scholarship will then be assigned an EB-5-related topic, be put in touch with a relevant EB-5 professional, and will be expected to submit a 350-500 word essay on their assigned topic after speaking with a professional.
November 16, 2012
Mark T. Banner Scholarship for Law Students
For: Students pursuing career in intellectual property law
Award: $5,000 or more
Applicants must have a commitment to the pursuit of a career in intellectual property law; commitment, qualities and actions toward ethics, civility and professionalism; academic merit; written and oral communication skills determined in part through a telephone interview; leadership qualities and community involvement; and membership in a historically underrepresented group in intellectual property law.
November 20, 2012Orange County Women Lawyers Association Bar Stipend
For: Must have completed school certification/certified transcript
Applicants must have a completed School Certification or certified transcript, a resume, and a five hundred word essay describing yourself and discussing the following areas: scholarship, community service, advancement of women or women's issues, financial need, and the applicant's connection to Orange County.
November 28, 2012
Constangy Diversity Scholars Awards Program
For: 2L's with minimum 2.7 GPA
Applicants must be a second year student with academic achievement (minimum GPA of 2.7), commitment to diversity in the student's community, school or work environment, and personal achievement in overcoming challenges to reach his or her goals. Awards are not limited to students of a particular gender or racial or ethnic background.
December 15, 2013
Farzad Family Law Scholarship
For: Pre-Law and Law students
Applicants must be pre-law and law students who are currently admitted to and attending an undergraduate degree program in pre-law at an accredited American university or college or are admitted to and attending an accredited law school.
December 1, 2012
Kern County Bar Association's Judge Wallace Scholarship
For: Applicant must have ties to Kern County
Applicants must have ties to Kern County. The application is one page in addition to an essay of 500 words or less to be written. Completed applications must be postmarked by December 15, 2010.
December 14th, 2012
Sponsored Scholarship Grants for Judicial Clerks
For: Scholars serving or soon serving the Federal Appellate Courts as judicial clerks under a two-year or less appointment.
Applicants must be serving/planning to serve the Federal Appellate Courts as a judicial clerk for two years or less. Applications must include a statement of interest and qualifications, a detailed resume or curriculum vitae, and an article proposal.
December 31st, 2012
Justice Hollis G. Best Scholarship
For: 2L or Higher Law students
Applicants must have successfully completed their first year of law school and be in good academic standing. Preference will be given to students who are residents of Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Stanislaus, Tulare or Tuolumne Counties. Primary considerations are academic achievement and the breadth and depth of the applicant's extracurricular and community activities. Financial need and demonstrated leadership capabilities are also taken into consideration.
Applications may be obtained from the Financial Aid Office