The Iranian American Bar Association announces it is collecting applications for the 2014 law student scholarship. Past awards have ranged between $1500-$3000. To be eligible, the applicant must (1) be accepted or enrolled in a full time (3Ls and LLMs are eligible) accredited U.S. law school (UCI School of Law applications will be accepted), (2) have demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of the Iranian-American community, and (3) be of Iranian heritage. For applications, visit http://www.iaba.us/iaba-scholarship/. The application must be received no later than March 31, 2014.
The Hudson County Bar Foundation will award scholarships to students who are attending law school or who have been accepted to law school for the September 2014-15. Students must be residents of Hudson County; demonstrate financial need; provide two letters of recommendation and must account for appropriate academic standards. Applicants can write to the Hudson County Bar Foundation Scholarship Committee, 583 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306 or call (201) 798-4708 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application. Deadline is April 30, 2014.
The Michigan Auto Law Diversity $2000 Scholarship is available 1Ls, 2Ls and students entering law school in the fall of 2014. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, a member of an ethnic or racial minority or demonstrates a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career, and have an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA. For more information and to apply visit http://www.michiganautolaw.com/firm_profile/attorney-careers/diversity-scholarship. Applications must be received by May 1, 2014.
ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law & The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers offer the annual Law Student Writing Competition for 2013-2014. Entries may address any aspect of public or private sector labor and/or employment law relevant to the American labor and employment bar. First Place: $1500, Second Place: $1000, Third Place: $500. The first-place article will be published in the ABA Journal of Labor & Employment Law, and its author will be a guest at the annual CLE program of the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law and honored at the Annual Induction Dinner of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. See http://www.law.umn.edu/abajlel/2013-2014-national-student-writing-competition.html. Articles must be submitted by May 15, 2014.
The Appelman Law Firm has a $1000 law school scholarship available for students who have turned their lives around from a prior conviction. See http://aacriminallaw.com/press-media/2014-appelman-law-firm-criminal-defense-law-scholarship. Deadline May 31, 2014.
The BigSun Organization offers $500 to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Applicants must be currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community. A short essay on this topic is required: How has your participation in sports affected who you are and how you relate to others? Include the affects on personal relations with peers and others. See http://www.bigsunathletics.com/. The deadline is June 20, 2014.
Console & Hollawell Legal Leaders Scholarship provides $1000 to students pursuing a career in law. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, be enrolled FT (or plan to attend FT), have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and submit a 500 word essay on how he/she intends to impact his or her community through the law. See http://www.consoleandhollawell.com/pages/legal-leaders-scholarship/. The deadline is July 15, 2014.
The Kaplan Group offers a $1000 scholarship based on a 600 word essay using either Topic 1 — Financial Statements & Business Models or Topic 2 — Should You Sue Your Customer? See http://www.kaplancollectionagency.com/scholarship/ for more information. The deadline is July 27, 2014.
AES Engineers offers a $500 scholarship. Students must submit a 500-1000 word essay on the following question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What people, things and accomplishments do you need? See http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm for more application information. Scholarships are intended for future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to all students attending a post-secondary educational facility. The deadline is October 6, 2014.
Michigan Auto Law is currently offering two scholarships of $500 for anyone attending a U.S. college or university who was injured in a car accident. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher. The Michigan Auto Law Car Accident Injury Survivor Scholarship was created to lend a hand to those injured accident victims who are demonstrating resolve and determination to rebuild their lives. Visit http://www.michiganautolaw.com/car-accidents/injury-scholarship for application information. The deadline is December 31, 2014.
The GP LSAT Prep scholarship is to help current law students experiencing financial difficulties to continue their studies and also to help students wishing to attend law school to pay for law school applications fees, LSAT testing fees, and other related costs. One or more grants of $1000 are awarded twice yearly. See http://www.getprepped.com/ - click under "More" and then "Scholarships." Deadlines annually are January 31 and June 30.
American Indian College Fund awards educational scholarships to American Indian/Alaska Native undergraduate and graduate students attending tribal colleges and public or private/non-profit colleges. For a list of offered scholarships for graduate students see American Indian College Fund - graduate.
Berks County Community Foundation awards many educational scholarships to a Berks County, PA resident. For a list of offered scholarships see bccf.org/scholarships.
BLSA has funded and developed a financial aid Web site that provides a plethora of scholarship information and provides several ways that donations can be made to the "Students of Color Scholarship Fund." They invite you to review the information at www.financialaid4you.com.
Check out other scholarships at:
- Peterson's Scholarship Search
- American Indian College Fund
Scholarship information for international students may be found at www.internationalscholarships.com.
For answers to any questions you have about financial aid, please contact Student Financial Services at email@example.com.