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A listing of scholarships available to new and returning MC Law students

Explore The Generous Scholarships Opportunities Available To New and Returning Law Students.

Take advantage of these generous scholarship opportunities that will help you attain a premier law degree from a private, Christian law school in Jackson, MS, the heart of the state's legal community.

Scholarships are available to incoming MC students as well as returning MC students who have excelled academically during the previous year of study. These returning student scholarships include full tuition and partial tuition scholarships based on class standing. No application is required for these scholarships as the top performing students are automatically considered. A number of students who come to MC Law without scholarship assistance earn full or partial tuition scholarships for their remaining years of law school.

Academic Scholarships

These scholarships are based on academic potential demonstrated through undergraduate grades (GPA) and LSAT score. The scholarships range from $5,000 to full tuition scholarships  and may be renewed for the remaining two years of law school if specified academic standards are met. Scholarship amounts may be increased based on outstanding academic achievement during your first year. All applicants are considered for these scholarships with no separate application.

Feeder School Scholarship

Mississippi College School of Law will award a full tuition scholarship to the top applicant from each HBCU and the schools listed below who meets the qualifications set forth herein.  A feeder school is defined as a school that matriculates, on average five students per year over five years to Mississippi College School of Law. To be considered for the scholarship, the applicant must have an LSAT score of at least 152 and a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Feeder School Scholarship recipients are chosen using a "whole person" approach taking into consideration leadership, service, and character as well as GPA and LSAT score.  Applicants are automatically considered for this scholarship with no separate application.  

The application deadline for the Feeder School Scholarship is March 1st.  Feeder School Scholarship designations will be made by March 15th.  If an applicant applies later than the March 1st deadline, the applicant can still be considered for one of our merit-based scholarships.

MC Law Feeder Schools are:

  • Any HBCU
  • Millsaps College
  • Mississippi College
  • University of Southern Mississippi
  • Mississippi State University 
  • University of Mississippi
  • Louisiana Tech University
  • Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
  • The University of Louisiana at Monroe


Hearin Fellows are selected in accordance with the terms of a grant from the Hearin Support Foundation. Students are considered based on academic performance, leadership, and participation in law school activities. Preference is given to students with a Mississippi connection. No application is required.

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



Avnet Law 2024 National Scholarship
Avnet Law

Deadline: 15 July 2024
Requirements: Be a US citizen or permanent resident; accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited
- institution of higher learning in the US.
Submission: applicant's contact information; letter of recommendation from teacher/faculty member;
- 1000 word essay on the benefits of community service.



Charles Argento Scholarship
Charles J. Argento Accident & Injury Attorney

Deadline: 30 June 2024
Eligibility: Citizen or legal resident of U.S.; accepted into U.S. university as pre-law undergraduate
- or attending law school; planning to enroll in courses for Fall 2024-2025; minimum 3.0 GPA
Requirements: Resume; 1-3 page typed essay on the subject matter related to the area of law you
- intend to pursue; proof of acceptance from a U.S. school; proof you legally reside in the U.S.



Citizens Scholarship Program
$2500 monthly - $15000 Grand Prize

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



Dermer Appel Ruder Scholarship
Dermer Appel Ruder Attorneys at Law

Deadline: 29 February 2024
Requirements: acceptance to a program at any U.S. school for Fall 2024 with a GPA of 3.0 or above.
Submission: resume; letter of acceptance; complete transcripts; headshot picture of applicatant;
- 1 to 3 page essay on a topic of their choice related to an area of law that interests them.



Elle D'Amore Law School Scholarship
D'Amore Law Group

Deadline: 01 July 2024
Requirements: must be currently enrolled in or accepted by an accredited law school.
Submission: 300-450 word essay: What do you think our country should do to foster unity?
Must be submitted via the web site.



Futeral & Nelson LLC Academic Scholarship
Futeral & Nelson LLC

Deadline: 31 May 2024
Requirements: graduating from high school or undergraduate program; enrolled for at least 12 hours
- of courses at an accredited U.S. college or university or ABA accredited law school; 3.0 GPA
- or higher
Submission: complete online application including 1000 word essay on topic noted on web site;
- submit high school or undergraduate transcript and letters of recommendation and resume.



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



Law School Scholarship for MBA Students
Allison Soares Attorney At Law

Deadline: 01 July 2024
Submission: resume; proof of enrollment in law school and joint M.B.A. program; 300-500 word
- essay on why you decided to become a lawyer and pursue a joint M.B.A. program and tell about
- your background and how you plan to serve the community and what intrigues you about
- practicing this type of law.



Lemon Law Experts Scholarship
Lemon Law Experts

Deadline: 31 August 2024
Requirements: US Citizen or hold Permanent Residency status; current or future law student;
- 3.0 GPA or better.
Submission: Proof of enrollment; valid transcript reflecting current academic standing;
- copy of US driver's license or US State ID card and/or passport. Also a short essay
- on what you plan to do with your law degree and how society will benefit.



Omni Law Scholarship
Omni Law PC

Deadline: 15 September 2024
Eligibility: be a U.S. citizen or authorized to work in the United States; have been accepted or
- is set to attend school as a pre-law undergraduate or enter law school in the fall of 2024;
- undergraduate cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0
Requirements: completed resume; 1-3 page essay on topic of student's choice related to area of law
- they intend to pursue; complete transcripts from their educational institution; acceptance letter
- from a school within the United States; proof of legal residency in the U.S.



Peace Law Firm Disability Rights Advocacy Scholarship
Peace Law Firm

Deadline: 01 August 2024
Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students attending or enrolled for spring/fall
- 2024 semester.
Online application. See website for more information.
Submission: 500-word essay: How can just one person create change for so many through advocacy
- for the rights of the disabled? Additional content is welcome but must be the creation of the
- student.



Personal Injury Legal Group Scholarship
Personal Injury Legal Group

Deadline: 01 June 2024
Requirements: minimum 3.0 GPA; accepted to or attend a law school in the U.S.; be a U.S. citizen
- or legal resident who is authorized to work in the country
Submission: proof of legal residency; 1-3 page essay describing the area of law the applicant
- intends to pursue/is pursuing and why; proof of acceptance or attendance from a law school
- in the U.S.



Philadelphia Injury Lawyers P.C. $500 Scholarship Essay Contest 2024
Philadelphia Injury Lawyers P.C.

Deadline: 31 July 2024
Requirements: open to both graduate/law students and undergraduates seeking to go to law school
- in the future. Must be enrolled in a U.S. undergraduate or graduate-level program; all submissions
- should contain the authors name and address and phone number and current major/college.
- All submissions to be emailed to:; all submissions in PDF
- format
Submit an essay using the topic listed on the web site.



Pickering Law Student Scholarship
Jay Pickering Injury Attorney

Deadline: 15 June 2024
Eligibility: enrolled or accepted to ABA-accredited law school in US for 2024 fall semester
Submission: essay of 1000 words or less on your law school (or undergrad) journey. See website
- for full details. Must include proof of enrollment or law school letter of acceptance for the
- Fall 2024 term.



Pittsburgh Injury Lawyers P.C. $500 Scholarship Essay Contest 2024
Pittsburgh Injury Lawyers P.C.

Deadline: 31 July 2024
Requirements: undergraduate or graduate/law students actively enrolled in U.S. institution.
- See web site for full instructions. Application to be sent to:
Submission: Essay: How will medical malpractice law be affected by the increasing frequency
- of telemedicine? Will proving liability for malpractice become more or less difficult? Explain.



Rosen Injury Aspiring Personal Injury Law Student Scholarship
Rosen Injury Law

Deadline: 31 May 2024
Requirements: citizen of U.S.; currently enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time student in
- an accredited law college or university within the United States; maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0;
- pursuing a degree related to law; plans to establish their own law firm or solo law office after
- completing their education; must comply with IRS rules to qualify for tax-free benefits associated
- with the scholarship.
Submission: full name; phone number; address; social media handles; current transcript or acceptance
- letter; 800 word or more essay explaining their passion for opening their own law firm.



Scholarship Essay Competition
Gerber & Holder Workers Compensation Attorneys

Deadline: 20 May 2024
Requirements: U.S. resident or resident alien currently enrolled at a U.S. College or University.
Submission: 300-500 word essay answering a question posed on the scholarship website.
See website for application and essay information.



Scholarship for Law Students

Deadline: 14 June 2024
Eligibility: Law student planning to attend or accepted to attend or currently attending an
- accredited law school in the U.S.; U.S. citizen 18 or older; not related to current employee
- or a past or current employee of Chapman|Albin
Requirements: completed application; 200-300 word essay (topic found on web site); acceptance
- letter or unofficial transcript from accredited law school.



Smith Born Leventis Taylor & Vega Scholarship
Smith Born Leventis Taylor & Vega LLC

Deadline: 29 April 2024
Requirements: U.S. resident or resident alien enrolled at a U.S. college or university.
Submission: online form and 300-500 word essay:
- Should undocumented employees be entitled to workers compensation benefits despite their
- immigration status? Discuss the pros and cons (laws vary by state).



Spolin Law Civil Rights/Criminal Law Essay Competition & $1000 Scholarship
Spolin Law P.C.

Deadline: 1 November or 1 October
Submit an essay of no more than 2000 words on what does the U.S. Constitution Mean to You
Requirements: must be enrolled in college or university; GPA of 3.0 or higher



Terry Bryant 2024 Law School Scholarship
Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Law

Deadline: 03 June 2024
Eligibility: Open to all future or current law school students. Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0.
Submission: Must tell their story via video (less than 90 seconds with a copy of the script included);
essay (typed double-spaced 750-1000 words); or a PowerPoint slideshow (at least 15 slides long).
Must submit a completed application; one of the above mentioned items telling why they want to be
- an attorney and what they hope to accomplish; verification of admission; undergraduate transcript;
- LSAT scores; two letters of recommendation.



Waple & Houk Scholarship
Waple & Houk

Deadline: 30 April 2024
Waple & Houk will be awarding a $1000 scholarship to a student pursuing an undergraduate degree
in pre-law studies or entering law school in 2024. This is to be used exclusively for tuition
or other related expenses. Students must be accepted into a program at any U.S. school for 2024
and have a GPA of 3.0 or better.
Submission: resume; 1-3 page essay on topic of students choice related to an area of law that
- interests them; letter of acceptance; complete transcripts; headshot picture of applicant.