Office of Student Financial Services

US Regional and International

Note: Please confirm ALL application deadlines with the organization.

US Regional

Alabama

Alabama Law Foundation, Inc.
The Alabama Law Foundation, Inc., administers the Cabaniss, Johnston Scholarship, an award endowed in 1987 by the law firm of Cabaniss, Johnston, Gardner, Dumas & O’Neal.  While academic achievement is the selection committee’s principal consideration, civic involvement and dedication to the highest ethical standards are also given weight.


California

California Indian Law Association
See: Underrepresented Groups

Raza Lawyers
The organization awards scholarships to assist law students and recent graduates who are interested in summer employment with Bay Area non-profit organizations serving the Latino community. The objective of the fellowships is to enhance the delivery of legal services to the Latino community.

 

Connecticut

The Waterbury Bar Association
The Bar Association has previously offered several different scholarships to provide financial support to members' children who wish to continue their education.

 

Hawaii

Hawai'i Community Foundation
Hawai‘i Community Foundation's scholarship program consists of over 160 different scholarship funds established by generous individuals, families, businesses or organizations to assist Hawai‘i's residents in obtaining a college education.

 

Illinois

The Community Foundation of Fox River Valley
The Foundation's scholarship program consists of separate scholarship funds created by individual donors who establish specific criteria for the administration of their scholarships.

Jewish Federation Academic Scholarship Program
The organization offers various scholarship programs.
 

Massachusetts

The Horace Smith Fund
The Horace Smith Fund was established to help deserving students finance their education, and is available to local students who are graduates of Hampden County, Massachusetts secondary schools. Fellowship applicants must be residents of Hampden County or qualified former residents.

Edwards Scholarship Fund
The Fund seeks to further the development of good citizenship through education by offering scholarships to men and women of good character and ability who are in need of financial assistance.

 

Michigan

Community Foundation for Northeast Michigan
The organization offers various scholarships to Michigan residents.

Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Michigan Scholarships
The Western District of Michigan awards annually $4,500 in scholarships to law students.  Applicants must meet two basic criteria: (1) acceptance to, or enrollment at, an accredited law school; and (2) interest in practicing law in the Western District of Michigan. In reviewing applications, the FBA scholarship committee considers factors such as permanent residence, or prior employment experience in the legal profession in the Western District of Michigan. Preference will be given to applicants who have completed at least one semester of law school. Those students who at the time of application or during its consideration are married to, or a child of, a member of the FBA, or married to, or a child of, a member of the federal judiciary of the Western District of Michigan are not eligible.

Kalamazoo Community Foundation
The Foundation awards various scholarships, including the Clarence L. Remynse and Benjamin and Cherie Gubin Scholarships, to undergraduate or graduate students who attended Kalamazoo or Van Buren County high schools,

Monroe County Bar Association Scholarship
The Association offers a scholarship to a candidate currently enrolled in or accepted by an accredited law school. The candidate must be a graduate of a Monroe County high school, public or private and maintain their residence in Monroe County, MI. Eligible students are invited to submit a letter detailing their qualifications and requesting to be considered to receive the one annual scholarship.
 

Mississippi

Feild Co-operative Association, Inc.
Offers a student loan to residents of Mississippi.
 

New Jersey

Atlantic County Bar Association
Applicants must be Atlantic County, New Jersey, residents accepted for admission to law school.

New Jersey State Federation of Women's Clubs
The organization established the Margaret Yardley Fellowship Fund in 1930 to provide fellowship grants to deserving women who are New Jersey residents pursuing post-graduate advanced studies at the school of their choice.  
                               
The Hudson County Bar Foundation
The Hudson County Bar Foundation will award scholarships to students who are attending law school or who have been accepted to law school for the upcoming academic year.  The Hudson County Bar Foundation Scholarship Fund is one of the oldest providers of financial assistance to Hudson County law students.  Interested applicants can write to the Hudson County Bar Foundation Scholarship Committee, 583 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306 or call (201) 798-4708 or send an e-mail to events@hcbalaw.com to request an application. All applications must be received on or before March 31, 2013

The Women Lawyers’ Caucus of Mercer County offers the Ruth Rabstein Scholarship to enrolled and prospective law students.  The scholarship is awarded to a woman with ties to Mercer County, New Jersey.  Additionally, applicants must demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, and community service.


New York

Bronx County Bar Association
The Bar Association offers several scholarships to eligible and deserving law students.

The Nassau Lawyers Association of Long Island, Inc.
Each year the Association awards a $1,000.00 scholarship to either an entering or current law student. The scholarship is for the length of time the recipient attends law school, up to a total of three years.  Eligible candidates must be residents of Nassau County.

The Queens County Bar Association
The Bar Association has awarded scholarships based on personal financial need, a commitment to community service, and academic achievement, as demonstrated by a personal statement and recommendation letters.  Applicants must be currently enrolled in a law school in the metropolitan area or a resident of Queens County.

Schenectady County Bar Association
The Association offers the John Alexander Memorial Scholarship. Eligible candidates must be residents of Schenectady County, New York.

The Saratoga County Bar Association
The Association offers two $1,000.00 scholarships to residents of Saratoga County, New York.  The scholarships are for 2L or 3L students who are residents of Saratoga County.

The Brandeis Association of Queens County
The Association has previously offered scholarships to Jewish law students entering their 2nd or 3rd year of study who are residents of Queens County.

The Columbia Lawyers Association of Westchester County
The Columbia Lawyers Association of Westchester County offers scholarships to students of Italian heritage who reside in Westchester County.

The Community Foundation of Dutchess County
The Gellert Scholarship funds an annual scholarship (awarded through the Dutchess County Bar Association) for a resident of Dutchess County who has completed at least one year in an accredited law school.


Ohio

Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati
The Association offers a scholarship awarded annually to an African-American Cincinnati resident, enrolled in an accredited law school, who has demonstrated leadership skills, a commitment to the Cincinnati community and has a financial need. All class levels are encouraged to apply.

The Stark Community Foundation
The Foundation offers various scholarships to residents of Stark County, Ohio.

 

Oklahoma

Cherokee Nation Foundation
Offers scholarship opportunities to Cherokee citizens.

 

Pennsylvania

Berks County Community Foundation
The Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship Fund was established by Helen and Richard Fox in honor of their son who served as an attorney in the Public Defender's Office.

 

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Bar Foundation
The Foundation offers a one year, non-renewable award for full-time students who are Rhode Island residents.

 

Texas

J.L. Turner Legal Association
Each year, since 1982, the J.L. Turner Legal Association Foundation has awarded scholarships to minority law students from the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, or attending law school in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

 

International
 

Canada

John Peters Humphrey Student Fellowships in International Human Rights Law or International Organization.

Italy

The Italian Student Loan Fund (Fondo per Studenti Italiani) is a not-for-profit corporation that offers financial aid to Italian university graduates who wish to attend a post-graduate course (Master or PhD) in the United States.

ALMA, the Italian LLM Association (www.llm.it), offers scholarship opportunities in collaboratoin with ASLA, Associanzione Studi Legali Associati, for newly-admitted Italian LLM students who will attend an LLM program at a top US law school.