Outside Scholarships

The Filipino Lawyers of Washington awards up to 3 scholarships ranging from $500 to $3,000 to law students in the Pacific Northwest. The scholarships recognize law students who demonstrate significant commitment to community service, particularly service to the Filipino/Filipino American community. You need not be of Filipino ethnicity to apply. See http://www.filipinolawyers.org/scholarship. The deadline is September 27, 2014 at 5pm.

Howell & Christmas provides a $1000 Visionary Scholarship. Applicants must complete an essay on one of three law related topics. See http://www.howellandchristmas.com/visionary-scholarship/. The deadline is September 30, 2014.

Katz & Phillips provides $1000 for the Ashley Rose Honorary Diabetes Law Student Scholarship Award. Applicants must complete an essay on one of three diabetes related topics. See www.orlandocriminalteam.com/ashley-rose-scholarship. The deadline is September 30, 2014.

Katz and Phillips offers a $1000 Single Parent Scholarship. Applicants must complete an essay on one of three single parent related topics. See http://www.800prodivorce.com/single-parent-scholarship/. The deadline is September 30, 2014.

Katz and Phillips offers a $1000 Law Scholarship for Veterans. Applicants must complete an essay on one of three veteran related topics. See http://www.thetixteam.com/veterans-law-scholarship/. The deadline is September 30, 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.

Ehline Law Firm PC has established two $500 law school essay scholarships - Military Veteran's Law Scholarship and Tort Law Contest Scholarship. See http://losangeles.ehlinelaw.com/ehline-law-firm-pc-scholarship-fund/ for further information. The deadline is October 15, 2014 every year.

Goldberg & Osborne is offering a $1,000 Don’t Text and Drive scholarship to help a current or entering student. See http://1800theeagle.com/uncategorized/2014/08/goldberg-osbornes-dont-text-drive-scholarship/.  Application deadline is October 15, 2014

Interior-Deluxe.com is awarding a need-based scholarship of $1,500. Show your enthusiasm and tell them how your education will make a difference to your life, and how you intend to use your degree. See http://www.interior-deluxe.com/content/58-scholarship. The deadline is October 15, 2014.

The Fisher & Talwar $1,000 Legal Inspiration Scholarship is available to students currently pursuing or plan on pursuing a career in law. Applicants must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA and submit a 500 word essay on the following topic: Who or what is your inspiration for pursuing a career in law? Further eligibility details may be found at http://www.ftpersonalinjurylawyers.com/scholarship. The deadline is December 1, 2014.

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers offers a $1000 Single Mothers’ Scholarship to a single mother enrolled in law school. Applicants should submit a 500 word essay detailing how motherhood has prepared them for the challenges they encounter in school. See http://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/articles/single-mother-scholarship/. The deadline is December 5, 2014.

Enter the AT&T Internet and Education $1000 Scholarship by creating an infographic showing how students utilize social media in and out of the classroom.  See http://www.attsavings.com/scholarship for the application and more information. The deadline is December 15, 2014.

Farzad Family Law, APC is offering an annual scholarship to all law students.  This scholarship is merit based and the winning applicant will receive $3,000 dollars towards their costs of education. The essay topic is: Should the right to marry for same sex couples become a federal constitutional right by amendment to the United States Constitution or remain a State issue? See http://farzadlaw.com/farzad-family-law-scholarship/. The deadline is December 15, 2014.

Hardy Wolf & Downing provides scholarships from $100-$2500 to students who are either active or retired members of, or relatives of members of the US military or law enforcement personnel. Applicants must complete a 1500-2000 word essay. See http://hardywolf.com/scholarships for topics and more information. The deadline is December 30, 2014.

Injury Lawyer News offers three $1000 scholarships for all pre-law and law school students with physical and learning disabilities. Applicants must write an essay on selected topics and have a 3.0 GPA.  See http://injurylawyer-news.com/scholarship/ for more information and the application. The deadline is December 31, 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.

Pearce Law Firm provides $2000 for their Empowering Women In Law Scholarship scholarship. It is open to women nationwide who are currently attending law school. See http://thepearcelawfirm.com/empowering-scholarship for the application and eligibility requirements. The deadline is December 31, 2014.

Boling Rice, LLC offers a $1,000 yearly scholarship to help students meet their financial needs. In order to qualify for this scholarship, an applicant must be either a current or incoming student, and must participate in an essay competition regarding distracted driving. See http://www.bolingriceatlanta.com/scholarship/ for application information. The deadline is January 15, 2015.

The Levin Firm offers two $1,000 scholarships to individuals who are currently attending or planning on attending college or graduate/professional school in the near future. Applicants must submit a 500+ word essay on the following topic: Millions of people each year are injured in accidents involving cars and other motor vehicles. What are some ways the law can be changed in order to make our roads and highways safer? See http://www.levininjuryfirm.com/scholarship/. The deadline is January 31, 2015.

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.

Kraut Law Group provides $500 for the Aspiring Attorney Aid scholarship based on need, although does not exclude merit standards. See http://www.losangelescriminallawyer.pro/aspiring-attorney-aid-scholarship-kraut-law-group-application.html. Be sure to click on the “Requirements” link. The deadline is May 31, 2015.

The Reiff & Bily law firm presents their $1000 scholarship opportunity designed to assist a promising candidate achieve their dream of becoming an attorney or legal professional. Applicants must demonstrate plans to enroll for admission‚ or have proof of current enrollment at an accredited institution. GPA must meet a minimum score of 3.0. A 650 word essay on what goals he or she hopes to accomplish through eventual employment in the legal field is required. See http://www.reiffandbily.com/legal-scholarship/ for more information. The deadline is July 1, 2015.

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.

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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 lawfa@seattleu.edu.

Professor Margaret Chon teaching