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AALL Educational Scholarships
Sponsor: American Association of Law Libraries
105 W. Adams
Suite 3300
Chicago, IL 60603
Eligibility: There are six levels of awards: 1. Library Degree for Law School Graduates, awarded to a law school graduate with law library experience pursuing a degree at an accredited library school. 2. Library School Graduates Attending Law School, awarded to a library school graduate pursuing a degree at an accredited law school who has law library experience and no more than 36 semester credit hours left before obtaining the law degree. 3. Library Degree for Non-Law School Graduates, awarded to a college graduate with law library experience who is seeking a degree involving law librarianship courses at an accredited library school. 4. Library School Graduates Seeking A Non-Law Degree, awarded to library school graduates who are seeking degrees in fields other than law. 5. Law Librarians in Continuing Education Courses, awarded to law librarians with a degree from an accredited library or law school who are continuing their education. 6. Dual JD/MLIS Degree, awarded to college graduates working toward a dual degree in an accredited law school and library school. Preference is given to AALL members, but a non-member can apply. All applicants must intend to have careers as law librarians. There must be financial need for awards 1-4.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by fax, by phone or by email.
Website: https://www.aallnet.org/education-training/scholarships/

Accountability and Morality Scholarship
Sponsor: O'Connor, Acciani & Levy
600 Vine Street
Suite 1600
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors, college students or graduate students who are legal residents of the United States. Students must be in good overall academic standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA. An essay on a provided prompt is required to be submitted.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.oal-law.com/2023-accountability-morality-scholarship/

American Bar Association Law Day Art Contest
Sponsor: American Bar Association (ABA) Law Day
321 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students in grades 9-12 or the equivalent within the United States. Students must create an art piece representing the theme for Law Day.

Amount: Up to $100
Deadline: April 14
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.americanbar.org/groups/public_education/law-day/

Andrew K. Ruotolo, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey Foundation
32 Rahway Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Eligibility: Applicants must be New Jersey residents, accepted into a law school or graduate school and be able to demonstrate financial need.

Amount: $3,500
Deadline: September 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.bcpo.net/the-county-prosecutors-association-of-new-jersey-inc-announces-scholarships/

Benson Law Firm Scholarship
Sponsor: Benson Law Firm
1422 Euclid Avenue
Suite 970
Cleveland, OH 44115
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. college students. Students must create a short video or write an essay that addresses how bankruptcy laws help small businesses and promote economic development.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: August 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://bensonbankruptcyattorney.com/scholarship-for-college-students/

Brylak Law Safety Scholarship
Sponsor: Brylak Law
685 Citadel Drive E
Suite 290-8
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Eligibility: Applicants must submit a video or write an essay explaining how lawyers make the world a safer place.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: August 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.brylaklaw.com/safety-scholarship-for-law-students/

Charles T. Stoner Law Scholarship
Sponsor: Women's Basketball Coaches Association
4646 Lawrenceville Highway
Lilburn, GA 30047
Eligibility: Applicants must be a senior, collegiate women's basketball player who plans on pursuing a career in law and must be nominated by their collegiate head coach.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October
How to apply: Applicants must be nominated by their collegiate head coach who are WBCA members. Nomination forms are available online. The nomination form, a letter of recommendation, academic major and GPA and present season statistics will all be considered.
Website: https://wbca.org/recognize/player-awards

Criminal Justice Scholarship
Sponsor: Sieben Edmunds Miller PLLC
2299 Waters Drive
Mendota Heights, MN 55120
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or law school students. Students must be pursuing a career as a criminal defense attorney. An essay submission is required on a provided prompt.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: July 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://siebenedmunds.com/law-scholarship/

Cross and Smith Annual College Scholarship
Sponsor: Cross & Smith LLC
907 17th Avenue
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or currently enrolled college students intending to pursue a degree in law. Students must write an essay to be included with their application materials.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: November 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.crossandsmith.com/firm-news/cross-smith-offering-annual-1000-college-scholarship/

District Attorney and Indigent Legal Services Attorney Loan Forgiveness Program
Sponsor: New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Eligibility: Applicants must New York residents and U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens. Students must have worked full time as a district attorney, assistant district attorney or indigent legal services attorney in New York State for at least four years, but no more than nine years. Applicants must have an outstanding balance on an eligible student loan debt, be in non-default status and in compliance with the terms of any service condition.

Amount: Up to $20,400
Deadline: Contact sponsor to confirm deadline
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.hesc.ny.gov

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Law Libraries
105 W. Adams
Suite 3300
Chicago, IL 60603
Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of a minority group as defined by U.S. government rules, degree candidates in an accredited library or law school and intend to pursue a career as law librarians. Law library experience is preferred. Applicants must also have financial need and have at least one quarter or semester left after the scholarship is given.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by fax, by phone or by email.
Website: https://www.aallnet.org/education-training/scholarships/

George Oliver Benton Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
3833 Cleghorn Avenue
Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37215
Eligibility: Applicants must be legislative interns. Students must be attending an accredited college or university.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfmt.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships/search-scholarships/

Harris Y. Cotton Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey Foundation
32 Rahway Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Eligibility: Applicants must be New Jersey residents, accepted into a law school and be able to demonstrate financial need.

Amount: $3,500
Deadline: September 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.bcpo.net/the-county-prosecutors-association-of-new-jersey-inc-announces-scholarships/

Jack G. Lezman Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Jack G. Lezman
7400 Carmel Executive Park Drive
Suite 105
Charlotte, NC 28226
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolling in or currently enrolled in a U.S. post-secondary institution. Students must create a short video or write an essay discussing how bankruptcy law promote entrepreneurship and economic growth.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: August 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.jacklezman.com/scholarship-for-college-students/

Law Office of Shane R. Kadlec Public Service Scholarship
Sponsor: Law Office of Shane R. Kadlec
9575 Katy Freeway
Suite 200
Houston, TX 77024
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and 18 years of age or older. Students must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university pursuing a career in public service such as law, social work, government, non-profit or education. An essay is required on a provided prompt.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: January 10
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.injurylawyerhouston.com/scholarship

LexisNexis / John R. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Sponsor: American Association of Law Libraries
105 W. Adams
Suite 3300
Chicago, IL 60603
Eligibility: Applicants who apply for any of the AALL Educational Scholarships become automatically eligible to receive this award. No separate application is necessary. Applicants must intend to have careers as law librarians. Preference is given to AALL members, but a non-member may apply.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by fax, by phone or by email.
Website: https://www.aallnet.org/education-training/scholarships/

LimNexus Scholarship
Sponsor: National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Law Foundation
P.O. Box 65081
Washington, DC 20035
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are enrolled in an accredited U.S. law school. Students must demonstrate academic achievement, leadership potential and commitment in serving or contributing to the Asian Pacific American community. Applicants must include an essay emphasizing experiences that illustrate their commitment to the APA community.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: September 4
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.napabalawfoundation.org/scholarships

Lowther-Walker Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Lowther-Walker
101 Marietta Street NW
Centennial Tower
Suite 3325
Atlanta, GA 30303
Eligibility: Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and studying at an accredited U.S. university. Students must be pursuing a bachelor's degree and provide where they want to study and what specific field of law they want specialize in after undergraduate school.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: July 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://lowtherwalker.com/the-lowther-walker-scholarship-program/

Lucas Law Legal Leaders Scholarship
Sponsor: Lucas Law
224 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010
Eligibility: Applicants must be 17 years of age or older and pursuing a career in the legal field. Students must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program within the United States with a minimum 3.5 GPA. An essay on a provided prompt is required.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: November 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.lucaslaw.com/scholarship

Mary Church Terrell Award
Sponsor: National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice
1801 Fayetteville Street
106 Whiting Criminal Justice Building
P.O. Box 20011-C
Durham, NC 27707
Eligibility: The nominator should be a member of NABCJ. This award is given to an individual who has initiated relationships with churches, courts, councils and assemblies.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Nomination applications are available online.
Website: https://nabcj.org/

Mila Boyd Law Offices Scholarship
Sponsor: Mila Boyd Law Offices
605 E. McLoughlin Boulevard
Suite #1000
Vancouver, WA 98663
Eligibility: Applicants must submit either a short video or an essay explaining why they want to be a lawyer.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: August 15
How to apply: Application information available online. Videos must be posted to Facebook or essays must be submitted via email.
Website: https://www.milaboydlaw.com/scholarship-for-college-students/

NextLevel Student Scholarship
Sponsor: NextLevel Law P.C.
770 North LaSalle Drive
Suite 601
Chicago, IL 60654
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduates or graduate students pursuing a career in law, compliance or public policy with a minimum 3.5 GPA. Students must be enrolled in an accredited college or university. A one-minute video is required on a provided prompt.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 3
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.nextlevel.law/scholarship

Russell & Lazarus Safety Scholarship
Sponsor: Russell & Lazarus APC
1401 Dove Street #310
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolling or currently enrolled in a U.S. college or university as an undergraduate or graduate student. Students must create a video or write an essay discussing how lawyers make the world a safer place.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: August 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.russellandlazarus.com/safety-scholarship-for-law-students/

Scholarship for Legal Studies
Sponsor: Johnston Martineau LLP
699 Walnut Street #400
Des Moines, IA
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled at or plan to enroll in an Iowa college or university. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Applicants must intent to pursue a law oriented career including attorney, paralegal, legal assistant or investigator.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: December 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://desmoinesinjurylaw.com/scholarship-legal-studies/

Shrager Defense Attorneys Scholarship
Sponsor: Shrager Defense Attorneys
437 Grant Street
617 Frick Building
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent resident and be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate level degree program leading to a career as an attorney. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Students must submit an online application as well as a short essay on the given topic.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.shragerdefense.com/shrager-defense-attorneys-scholarship/

SRVH Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
3833 Cleghorn Avenue
Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37215
Eligibility: Applicants must be students enrolled in a technical school program, community college or 4-year university or college. Students must have an interest in the legal field and have a minimum GPA of 2.5 or 3.0.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfmt.org/grants-scholarships/scholarships/search-scholarships/

Sutliff & Stout Diversity in Law School Scholarship
Sponsor: Sutliff & Stout Diversity in Law School Scholarship
550 Post Oak Boulevard
Suite 530
Houston, TX 77027
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolling in or currently enrolled in an accredited law school or paralegal program. Students must write an essay discussing how their law degree will help their community.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: July 28
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.sutliffstout.com/about-us/community/diversity-scholarship-contest/

Underrepresented and Oppressed Law Students Scholarship
Sponsor: Colorado Lawyer Team
1205 West Elizabeth Street
Unit K
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Eligibility: Applicants must be current high school seniors, college students or graduate students who are legal residents of the United States residing in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia and enrolled or accepted into a two- to five year post-secondary institution. Students must belong to a minority group, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be in good overall academic standing. An essay on a provided prompt is required to be submitted.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://colawteam.com/2023-underrepresented-and-oppressed-law-students-scholarship/

University of California Public Policy and International Affairs Law Fellowship
Sponsor: University of California at Berkeley
UCPPIA Summer Institute
Goldman School of Public Policy
2607 Hearst Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94720-7320
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. They must be rising undergraduate seniors who have at least one more semester (or two more quarters) of coursework remaining before graduation. They must be interested in law and public service careers and must have a demonstrated interest in policy issues that affect underserved populations. They must have overcome obstacles in their pursuit of higher education. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: At least $5,000
Deadline: November 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and personal statement are required.
Website: https://gspp.berkeley.edu/programs/undergraduate-programs/ppia-junior-summer-institute

Washington County Bar Association Fund
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Washington County MD
37 S. Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school, home school, parochial school, college or technical school students that plan to pursue or are pursuing a legal or paralegal certificate or degree. Students must demonstrate a high level of academic success and a commitment to community service. Graduate students may apply.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Contact sponsor to confirm deadline
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.cfwcmd.org/scholarships/our-scholarships/

Young Defenders Scholarship
Sponsor: Bardley McKnight Law
12461 Veterans Memorial Highway
Suite 470
Douglasville, GA 30134
Eligibility: Applicants must be current high school seniors, vocational students, college students or graduate students who are legal residents of the United States residing in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia. Students must be enrolled in a vocational program or two- to five-year post-secondary institution, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be in good overall academic standing. An essay on a provided prompt is required.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://bardleymcknightlaw.com/2023-young-defenders-scholarship/