Outside Scholarships

MC School of Law Outside Scholarships
2022 GJEL Law Scholarship
$2000 scholarship

Deadline: November 1 2022
Must be enrolled in an accredited US law school by Fall 2022
Student must provide a copy of valid school ID or acceptance letter
Essay: 1000-2000 word essay: Reasons I wanted to go to law school
All essays submitted will be exclusively published on GJEL.com or blog
Winners selected on December 15 2022

2022 Law Student Diversity Scholarship
$10000 (1) $5000 (2)

Deadline: June 30 2022
Open to 2nd and 3rd year African-American or Asian or Hispanic or Native American or
LGBTQ or multiracial students. Also all rising 2nd and 3rd year female students regardless of
race or ethnicity. See web site for more information.
Criteria: academic excellence - Service to the Profession - Service to the Community
- Service to the cause of diversity
3 Recommendations from 1) dean 2) current or past law professor 3) non-related acquaintance
Cover letter and Essay - see web site for details

Access Scholarships
Too Cool to Pay for School
$1000 scholarship

Deadline: see web site
- open to all current high school or college or graduate students
- open to US residents or DACA and undocumented students and internationals studying in US
- only one entry allowed per person per quarter; a new winner will be chosen every quarter
- scholarships or prizes will be awarded directly to the winners
- winners will be notified by e-mail and posted on our website

Andrew Flusche 2022 Law School Scholarship Contest
(1) 1000

Deadline: July 30 2022
Submit an essay of 250-350 word about what inspired you to pursue a legal career and
--why you should be considered for the scholarship
Be enrolled at an accredited law school located in the United States
Submit proof of enrollment and a letter of recommendation

Arechigo & Stokka Law School Scholarship Contest
What Does Justice Mean to You
(1) $1500

Deadline: December 15 2022
Submit a 250-350 word essay about what the justice system means to you and how you
--plan to give back with your legal career
Be enrolled or accepted into an ABA-accredited law school in the United States

Armstrong & Lee Diversity in Law Scholarship
for 1st and 2nd year law students
- Be a member of a historically underrepresented group in the legal profession

Deadline: December 15 2022
- Enrolled or to be enrolled at an ABA law school
- Submit a current resume and academic transcripts and legal writing samples (5-10 pages)
- Submit an essay of 250-500 words on the importance of diverse representation
See website for complete details

Benson & Bingham Annual Scholarship
(1) $2000 and (2) $250

Deadline: August 31 2022
- currently enrolled in or recently accepted to an accredited law school
- U.S. citizen or permanent resident
- Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. A copy of your college transcript must accompany application
- Proof of law school acceptance or attendance

California Workers Compensation Lawyers Scholarship
$1500 (1)

Deadline: 5:00 pm on December 21 2022
Awarded to one qualified student currently attending or planning to attend
community college or university or graduate school
Must be in good academic standing and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
Must be a citizen of the United States
Must write an essay of 1400+ words on why education is important to your future and
how your education will benefit your community submitted in PDF format

Citizens Scholarship Program
$2500 monthly - $15000 Grand Prize

Deadline: See official rules on the website
Enter on the web site
One entry per month

David W. Martin Law Group Scholarship

Deadline: December31 2022
Scholarship designed to offset the costs of tuition or expenses of law school
Must be a pre-law undergraduate or student entering law school in the United States
1-3 page essay:
What are some of the challenges presented by the lack of access to justice? What is the
impact upon our justice system? What are the most feasible possible solutions to
address this issue.
See website for complete information

Diversity in Law Scholarship
Nationwide scholarship contest for minorities

Deadline: July 29 2022
Essay question: How will your law degree help your community?
- must be accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited law or paralegal program

Eskew Law 2022 Law School Scholarship
(1) $1500

Deadline: July 29 2022
Submit an essay of 350-500 words on why do you want to study law
Must be currently enrolled or accepted into an ABA-accredited law school in the United States

Fob James Law Firm Diversity Scholarship
(1) $1000

Deadline: July 30 2022
Submit a 350-500 word essay on what goals you aim to achieve with your degree
Submit a transcript or letter of admission

Fob James Law Firm Law School Scholarship Contest
Fob James Law Firm LLC
(1) $1000

Deadline: December 15 2022
Essay of 300-400 words:
- Describe how you plan on giving back to your community once you become a lawyer
Enrolled or accepted into an ABA-accredited law school in the United States

George N. Nofer Scholarship for Law and Public Policy
Three awards available
$5000 awards

- you use listening and spoken language as the primary mode of communication
- you have a pre-lingual hearing loss (diagnosed prior to the fourth birthday)
- your hearing loss is bilateral and in the moderately severe to profound range
- you have been accepted to or are enrolled in an accredited law school OR
- you have been accepted to a public policy or public administration graduate program

Golden State Workers Compensation Diversity Scholarship

Deadline: December 19 2022
Currently enrolled or accepted to a university/college/community college for 2022-23
Good academic standing
3.0 GPA or higher
Scholarship funds sent directly to institution
Essay of 1000+ words submitted in PDF format:
Why do you feel higher education is important and how will it allow you to have a
positive impact in your community?

H&S Legal Scholarship
Hanning & Sacchetto LLP

Deadline: December 31 2022
Must submit the following:
- Resume
- School Transcripts
- Acceptance letter from accredited undergraduate or law school
- Copy of birth certificate or permanent residency card
- 500-1000 word essay about what you hope to achieve in your legal career
Check issued to recipient to defray the cost of education and related expenses

Lem Garcia Personal Injury Scholarship Fund
(1) $1000

Deadline: August 15 2022
Write an essay of 800 words or less about why you are pursuing a legal career
--and how you plan to use your degree to fight for justice
Must be currently attending or accepted to any law school in the U.S.

Lemon Law Now Scholarship
Shainfeld Law PC
$500 (1)

Deadline: December 15 2022
Awarded to student pursuing an undergraduate degree in pre-law
- or student entering law school in Fall 2022
Submit: resume; essay; letter of acceptance; transcipts; headshot
Essay: 1-3 pages on topic of your choice related to area of law
Scholarship awarded last week of December 2022

Moses and Rooth 2022 Legal Scholarship

Deadline: August 1 2022
Awarded to one incoming 1L or currently enrolled Law Student
3.0 or higher GPA
Legal resident of United States
Essay: 100-200 words on who you are and why you are applying for scholarship
400 words on what you intend to do with your law degree and how society will benefit
See web site for complete details

Ottinger Employment Lawyers Law School Scholarships for 2022
(1) $1500

Deadline: December 1 2022
Submit a copy of your resume
Submit a letter of recommendation from a professor or a mentor or an attorney you have shadowed
Must be enrolled or accepted at an accredited law school

Roberts & Harris P.C. Legal Scholarship

Deadline: December 31 2022
scholarship to a student pursuing an undergraduate degree in pre-law studies entering law school
- Minimum 3.0 GPA
- Legal U.S. citizen
- 1 to 3 page essay describing area of law applicant wishes to study and why
- Proof of acceptance or attendance to a law school in US
Check paid directly to student to cover educational expenses only

Stanger Law 2022 Law School Scholarship Contest
(1) $1000

Deadline: July 31 2022
Submit a video essay on who is your favorite fictional TV lawyer and why
Be accepted to or enrolled in an ABA-accredited U.S. law school for Fall 2022

The Cali Lemon Lawyers Scholarship
(2) $1000

Deadline: November 1 2022
Submit 1000-word essay describing their interest in the law field
List of any honors or accomplishments that are meaningful to you
List of three non-academic activities that are important to you
List of academic honors
Submit unofficial transcripts
US citizens or permanent residents; 2.5 or higher GPA
Enrolled in school with at least one semester remaining

The Discover Scholarship Sweepstakes
Student Loans Scholarship Award
(12) $5000 - monthly prizes

Deadline: Monthly deadlines - see official rules on website
Sweepstakes - enter monthly

The Zimmerman Law Firm 2022 Law School Scholarship
(1) $1000

Deadline: August 1 2022
Submit a 300-500 word essay on why you chose to pursue law and what do you plan to do with
--your law degree once you graduate
Be enrolled or accepted to an ABA-accredited law school in the United States

Trial LawHERS Scholarship
for rising 3L female students

Deadline: July 3 2022
Female US citizen or permanent resident
Enrolled in 3L law school for fall 2022
In good academic standing
Planning to become a plaintiff trial lawyer

Wells Call Injury Lawyers Law School Scholarship
$2500 (1)

Deadline: December 2 2022
At Wells Call Injury Lawyers we believe that everyone deserves a chance at pursuing a higher education
regardless of background.
- Must be students currently enrolled in a law school as of the start of the fall 2022 semester
- Write an essay of 500-1000 words:
If you were able to change one state or federal law which would you choose and why?

What Compelled You to Become a Lawyer
Armstrong & Lee LLP annual law school scholarship contest
(1) $2500

Deadline: December 31 2022
- submit an essay of 450-550 words about title of scholarship
- must be enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school

What does justice mean to you? Scholarship
Gounaris Abboud scholarship opportunity
(1) $1500

Deadline: August 1 2022
Submit an essay:
- Understanding the justice system - why it is important for democracy
- and how we can teach others the importance of our judicial system
Enrolled or accepted to an ABA-accredited law school
see web site for full requirements