The Association of Securities and Exchange Commission Alumni, Inc. provides a Securities Law Writing Competition. The topic may be any subject in the field of securities law. First place is $5,000; second place is $3,000; and third place is $2,000. Winners will be invited to attend the ASECA annual dinner in D.C. on February 21, 2014. Travel and lodging for the first place winner will be reimbursed up to $1,000 in actual expenses. See http://www.secalumni.org/content.asp?contentid=4. Deadline is November 16, 2013.
The American College of Legal Medicine presents an award for the outstanding original paper on legal medicine. The writing competition includes law students.Win $1,000 and a paid trip Dallas where your paper will be presented. $500 for second place and $250 for third place. See http://www.aclm.org/dirAbout/Competition/docs/2014-Student-Writing-Competition.aspx . Deadline is January 6, 2014.
Banner & Witcoff offers the Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship, providing up to $5,000 for fall term during second or third year of law school. It is open to all law students with a commitment to IP law and who are members of a minority (including those underrepresented in the field). Applications are available at www.bannerwitcoff.com/diversity. Deadline is January 6, 2014.
The Pride Foundation offers over 50 different scholarships with a wide range of awards for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and straight-ally students. You only need to complete one online application at http://www.pridefoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/. The deadline is 5:00 pm January 15, 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 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.