Student Financial Services maintains contact with organizations offering a wide variety of outside resources. We regularly post information about these outside resources on this web page.

Current students can also login to the HLS Office of Career Services job database and search under “Diversity” to find more law firm scholarship opportunities for students from groups that are traditionally underrepresented at law firms.

2014-2015 OUTSIDE RESOURCES BY APPLICATION DATE

Employment Law Scholarship

One award of $5,000 will be offered. Deadline: September 15, 2014.

Lawrence Bar Association Scholarships

Up to $5,000 for Lawrence residents. Deadline: September 15, 2014.

National Academy of Social Insurance

$2,500 for a paper on social insurance. Deadline: September 15, 2014.

Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office Fellowship Program

Full-time employment opportunities. Deadline: September 15, 2014.

Latham & Watkins Diversity Scholars Program

Six awards of $10,000 each. Deadline: September 26, 2014.

Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship

Up to $2,500 for essays on mesothelioma. Deadline: October 7, 2014.

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

$20,000 (tuition) plus $25,000 (stipend). Deadline: November 1, 2014.

The Richard Linn American Inn of Court

The Mark Banner Scholarship is $5,000. Deadline: November 12, 2014.

The National Bankruptcy Forum

An essay honorarium of $1,500. Deadline: November 15, 2014.

Harvard Law Scholarship

Essay competition with a $500 prize. Deadline: November 15, 2014.

Justinian Law Society

Three awards of $2,500 each. Deadline: November 19, 2014.

Canadian American Bar Association

Essay competition with a $500 first prize. Deadline: November 21, 2014.

Child Advocacy/Abuse Survivor Scholarship

One scholarship of $1,000. Deadline: November 30, 2014.

Breast Cancer Scholarship

One honorarium of $1,000. Deadline: November 30, 2014.

Legal Inspiration Scholarship

Essay honorarium of $1,000. Deadline: December 1, 2014.

The Islamic Scholarship Foundation

Scholarships to Muslim law students. Deadline: December 1, 2014.

Single Mother Scholarship

Two scholarships of $1,000 each. Deadline: December 5, 2014.

Constangy Brooks & Smith Diversity Scholarship

One $2,500 for a second year student. Deadline: December 12, 2014.

Family Law Scholarship

$3,000 for an essay on same sex marriage. Deadline: December 15, 2014.

Project Management Scholarship

One prize of $1,000 for a video. Deadline: December 15, 2014.

Empowering Women In Law Scholarship

One award of $2,000. Deadline: December 31, 2015.

Social Justice Scholarship

One writing honorarium of $10,000. Deadline: January 1, 2015.

Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship

The fellowship offers full tuition plus an $18,000 stipend. The selection committee has a strong preference for supporting scholarly endeavors. Deadline: January 5, 2015.

Banner & Witcoff Diversity Scholarship

The firm offers a $5,000 scholarship. Deadline:  January 5, 2015.

Entertainment Law Writing Competition

Up to $5,000 from the Grammy Foundation. Deadline:  January 6, 2015.

Asian Heritage Law School Scholarship

One scholarship of $1,000. Deadline: January 12, 2015.

Cancer Survivors Scholarship

Essay competition with a prize of $1,000. Deadline: January 12, 2015.

Why You Chose the Law Scholarship

Essay competition with a prize of $1,000. Deadline is February 1, 2015.

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago

Scholarships of up to $8,000. Deadline: February 1, 2015.

Animal Rights Scholarship

One $500 writing award. Deadline: February 8, 2015.

Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association Scholarship

The Alexander Gray Scholarship is $2,500. Deadline:  February 17, 2015.

Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati

Three scholarships of $2,000 each. Deadline: February 18, 2015.

NY Women in Real Estate Scholarship

Up to $7,500 for real estate law in NY. Deadline: February 27, 2015.

Wheelchair Disability Scholarship

One award of $1,000. Deadline: February 28, 2015.

The New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs

The Margaret Yardley Fellowship is for $1000. Deadline: March 1, 2015.

The Institute for Humane Studies PhD Scholarship

$1,500 award for PhD students. Deadline: March 1, 2015.

ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund

Twenty grants of $15,000 each over three years. Deadline: March 2, 2015.

Intellectual Property Law Writing Competition

First prize of $1,500 and second prize of $1,000. Deadline: March 4, 2015.

The Rhode Island Bar Foundation

The Thomas Black Scholarship is for $20,000. Deadline: March 23, 2015.

Defense Research Institute Diversity Scholarship

Two awards of $10,000 each are offered. Deadline: March 30, 2015.

Fredrikson & Byron Minority Scholarship

$15,000 for an interest in Midwest corporate law. Deadline: March 31, 2015.

Personal Injury Scholarship

One award of $1,000. Deadline: March 31, 2015.

Warner Norcross & Judd Minority Scholarship

$5,000 intended for a minority Michigan resident. Deadline: April 1, 2015.

New England Employee Benefits Counsel

Up to $5,000 for an interest in employee benefits . Deadline: April 1, 2015.

Berks County Community Foundation

The Howard Fox Memorial Scholarship is for $3,000. Deadline: April 1, 2015.

Legal Research and Writing Competition

$3,500 for essay on information governance. Deadline: April 13, 2015.

Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Writing Competition

Publication/presentation/membership awards. Deadline: April 17, 2015.

Why I Want to Pursue a Career in Law Scholarship

One award of $1,000 for an essay. Deadline: April 20, 2015.

George Nofer Scholarship for Law and Public Policy

Up to $5,000 each for students with hearing loss. Deadline:  April 22, 2015.

Leukemia/Lymphoma Awareness Scholarship

One award of $1,000. Deadline is April 30, 2015.

Marketing Law Scholarship

Essay competition with a prize of $2,000.  Deadline: April 30, 2015.

Hudson County Bar Foundation

$2,000 for current county residents. Deadline: April 30, 2015.

Accident Victim Scholarship

Essay competition with a prize of $1,000. Deadline: May 1, 2015.

Social Media Scholarship

One award of $1,000. Deadline: May 1, 2015.

Law Diversity Scholarship

One award of  $2,000. Deadline: May 1, 2015.

American Association for Justice

Four scholarships up to $5,000 each. Deadline: May 1, 2015.

Central Valley California Legal Scholarship

$1000 for current/former residents. Deadline: May 1, 2015.

Injury Law Scholarship

One $2,000 scholarship. Deadline: May 15, 2015.

Accident Survivor Scholarship

One scholarship of $1,000. Deadline: May 30, 2015.

DUI Victim Scholarship

One scholarship of $1,000. Deadline: May 30, 2015.

Buckfire & Buckfire Diversity Scholarship

One award of $2,000. Deadline: May 31, 2015.

Injury Law Scholarship

One award of $2,000. Deadline: May 31, 2015.

Personal Injury Scholarship

One award of $1,000 will be offered. Deadline: May 31, 2015.

Future Lawyer Scholarship

One award of $2,500. Deadline: May 31, 2015.

Rural Students Essay Scholarship

Blog essay competition with a prize of $500. Deadline: June 1, 2015.

Internet Essay Scholarship

One prize of $500. Deadline: June 1, 2015.

Disabled Veterans Scholarships

Four scholarships of up to $1,000. Deadline: June 1, 2015.

Workers Comp Law Scholarship

One award of $500 will be offered. Deadline: June 1, 2015.

American College of Employee Benefits Counsel

Writing competition with two prizes of $1,500 each. Deadline: June 2, 2015.

The Alabama Law Foundation

$5,000 for a rising 2L with Alabama residency ties. Deadline: June 5, 2015.

The Harris Cotton Memorial Scholarship

$2,500 for an interest in domestic violence. Deadline: June 15, 2015.

The Oscar Rittenhouse Memorial Scholarship

$2,500 for an interest in prosecution. Deadline: June 15, 2015.

The Andrew Ruotolo Memorial Scholarship

$2,500 for an interest in child advocacy. Deadline: June 15, 2015.

Bankruptcy Law Scholarship

$500 for an essay competition. Deadline:  June 15, 2015.

Marine Appreciation Scholarship

$1,000 for a Marine or a Corps family member. Deadline: June 30, 2015.

Military or Law Enforcement Scholarship

Thirteen awards ranging from $100 to $2,500 . Deadline: June 30,2015.

Community Service Scholarship

$1,000 award for a service commitment. Deadline: June 30, 2015.

Legal Goals Essay Scholarship

One award of $1,000 will be made available. Deadline: July 1, 2015.

Public Interest Law Scholarship

One award of $3,000. Deadline: July 15, 2015.

Legal Services Scholarship

One award of $1,000. Deadline: July 15, 2015.

Divorce and Family Law Scholarship

One scholarship of $1,000. Deadline: July 27, 2015.

DUI Dangers Essay Scholarship

Essay competition with a prize of $1,000. Deadline: July 30, 2015.

Motor Vehicle Accident Prevention Scholarship

$1,500 for a video competition. Deadline: July 31, 2015.

Law Firm Marketing Ideas Scholarship

Essay competition with a prize of $1,000. Deadline: July 31, 2015.

Auto Accident Prevention Scholarship

$1,000 for an essay on safe driving. Deadline: July 31, 2015.

Juvenile Justice Scholarship

A scholarship of $1,000 will be available. Deadline: July 31, 2015.

Constitutional Rights Scholarship

Essay competition with a prize of $1,000. Deadline: July 31, 2015.

Latin Heritage Law Student Scholarship

$1,000 scholarship to a Hispanic student. Deadline: July 31, 2015.

Disabled Scholar Award

One scholarship of $1,000. Deadline: July 31, 2015.

Avonte Oquendo Scholarship for Autism

One award of $1,000. Deadline: July 31, 2015.

Medical Malpractice Scholarship

$1,000 essay honorarium. Deadline: August 1, 2015.

Public Service Scholarship

$3,000 scholarship for community commitment. Deadline: August 31, 2015.

Family Law Scholarship

Essay contest with a first prize of $2,000. Deadline: August 31, 2015.

The Pittsburgh Foundation

Up to $10,000 for Allegheny County residents. Deadline: August 31, 2015.

See our list of past sources of outside scholarship funding received by HLS students for more details on additional application deadlines and links to program websites.