Current opportunities are listed here and are updated throughout the year. Click on each scholarship heading to learn more about their specific application requirements and process.
The ABA Section on Environment, Energy & Resources has launched its 2024 law student writing competition.
For information regarding submission requirements, eligibility, etc., please click here. Entries must be submitted by email on or before Friday, May 31, 2024, by 11:59 p.m. (central).
AccessLex, our financial counseling/educational partners, have vetted & compiled a list of numerous external scholarships in a database for us. Click here to view & apply for those.
The American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize is a writing competition designed to promote scholarship in the areas of professionalism, ethics, civility, and excellence. Please submit an original, unpublished, essay of 10,000 to 20,000 words on a topic of your choice addressing issues of professionalism, ethics, civility, ethics, and professionalism. The author of the winning essay will receive a cash prize. The 2024 Warren E. Burger Prize will be presented during the annual American Inns of Court annual Celebration of Excellence at the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, DC, in the fall of 2024.
Submissions are due July 1, 2024. Please find more information here regarding this opportunity.
Mattiacci Law is dedicated to empowering aspiring personal injury lawyers in their pursuit of excellence in the legal field. This is a prestigious award valued at $2,500. This scholarship aims to extend financial support to law students who have a genuine passion for becoming personal injury lawyers and are committed to making a positive impact in this area of law. Their goal is to assist future legal professionals in overcoming potential challenges they may face during their academic journey.
Eligibility and application requirements can be found here. Deadline to apply is May 30, 2024.
Bold.org is an independent scholarship provider that helps students, regardless of financial status, have the opportunity to pursue higher education and the career of their dreams. It's their mission to make college accessible for all students by eliminating student debt.
Please find the link to their upcoming mental heath scholarship opportunities here.
The Energy & Mineral Law Foundation (EMLF) has multiple scholarships available for the 2024-2025 academic year for law students with an interest in energy, mineral, or natural resources law. Last year, EMLF gave away over $30,000 in scholarships! Head to emlf.org for the application and more information.
EMLF also provides travel grants for students who are interested in attending the 45th Annual Institute, June 9-11, 2024, in Savannah, Georgia.
For additional information, visit emlf.org or contact EMLF at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Foundation for Natural Resources and Energy Law is offering more than $276,000 in scholarships for the upcoming 2024-2025 academic year. These scholarships are intended for students who are interested in natural resources and energy law who meet our criteria.
Scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $15,000 will be awarded based on academic achievement, financial need, and other criteria.
Scholarship recipients are also entitled to reimbursement of their reasonable travel expenses to attend the Annual Institute, the largest natural resources and energy legal conference in the nation, or another Foundation institute.
JD application deadline is February 28, 2024. For more information, please visit their website.
Gerald Miller is thrilled to offer a $2,500 scholarship to support law students who aspire to become criminal defense lawyers and open their own law firm after graduation. The Aspiring Criminal Defense Lawyer Law Student Scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance and empower future legal professionals to overcome challenges they may encounter during their studies.
Eligibility and application requirements can be found here. Deadline to apply is August 31, 2024. The winner will be announced by September 20, 2024
LA Tutors awards students who showcase their creativity and make positive impacts with a $500 Innovation in Education scholarship. On an ongoing monthly basis, this scholarship is open to all currently enrolled high school and college students who showcase their creativity while helping those around them (whether that be in a creative fundraiser, inventive new app, series of blog posts on a particular theme, or another idea).
The application deadline is 11:59 pm PST on the 20th of each month.
There are no fees associated with this scholarship and featured past winners and their accomplishments can be found at the bottom of the web page.
A $1,000 monthly short essay scholarship awarded to a student who can share in three sentences: What drives your forward?
For more information and to apply, please click here.
The Law Offices of Daniel Kim are thrilled to announce that they are providing a $5,000 scholarship to a student dedicated to making a positive impact in their community.
The recipient will be announced on January 20, 2025.
For further details about the opportunity and award, you can visit our scholarship page here.
Notre Dame Law School sponsors an annual writing competition on the topic of legal ethics. All students with an interest in legal ethics are invited and encouraged to participate.
All entries should be submitted to email@example.com
The Rosen Injury Aspiring Personal Injury Law Student Scholarship is offering a $2,500 opportunity to assist ambitious law students who have a strong desire to establish their law firm upon graduating.
Eligibility and application requirements can be found here. Deadline is May 31, 2024.
Smith, Born, Leventis, Taylor & Vega LLC Injury Lawyers invites students to participate in their $1,500 scholarship opportunity. Their essay contest only has a few simple requirements, which you can find here, along with other guidelines and helpful tips for participants. The deadline to apply is April 29, 2024.
Interested students should submit a thoughtful 300-500 word essay in response to the following prompt:
Should undocumented employees be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits despite their immigration status? Discuss the pros and cons (laws currently vary by state).
Eligibility: You must be a U.S. resident or resident alien who is enrolled at a U.S. college or university. Essays must be unique (not submitted elsewhere) and written by the scholarship application signator. Only one submission per student will be considered. There’s no fee to apply.