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Scholarship NameAward
$2,000
Deadline
Mar 31
Offered by
Niche
Description
Students can use the money to help cover tuition, housing, meal plans, books, computers, or any education-related expenses.
How to apply
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$10,000
Deadline
Mar 17
Offered by
Scholarship Points
Description
ScholarshipPoints.com will give away more than $100,000 in scholarships this year including this $10,000 scholarship!
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$10,000
Deadline
Mar 31
Offered by
Unigo
Description
Racist. Sexist. Ageist. Don’t be an ist. Your race, gender, sexual orientation, age, etc. are important parts of your identity, but the stereotypes that accompany these labels are not what define you. Register for a free Unigo account now, and tell them how you defied a stereotype someone had of you, or defied a stereotype you had of others. Unigo is giving away TWO $10,000 scholarships, so apply now!
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American Legion Auxiliary, Department of California $1,000 Scholarships$1,000
Deadline
March 16
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Legion Auxiliary, Department of California
401 Van Ness Avenue
Room 113
San Francisco, CA 94102
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. One of applicants' parents must have served in the U.S. Armed Forces during an eligible period. Applicants must be California resident high school seniors or graduates who have had to postpone school due to health or financial reasons and plan to attend a California college or university. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need.
How to apply
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American Legion Auxiliary, Department of California $2,000 Scholarships$2,000
Deadline
March 16
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Legion Auxiliary, Department of California
401 Van Ness Avenue
Room 113
San Francisco, CA 94102
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. One of applicants' parents must have served in the U.S. Armed Forces during an eligible period. Applicants must attend a California college or university, be California resident high school seniors or graduates who have not begun college because of illness or need and demonstrate need.
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$1,000
Deadline
Mar 31
Offered by
Degreed
Description
Degreed wants to hear about your passion and your plan to pursue it. To enter, you simply have to create a free Degreed profile and tell them in 100 words or less how you'll use the $1,000 if you win!
How to apply
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Buckfire & Buckfire PC Law School Diversity Scholarship$2,000
Deadline
May 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
Buckfire & Buckfire PC
25800 Northwestern Highway, Suite 890
Southfield, MI 48075
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be a member of an ethnic or racial minority or an individual who demonstrates a commitment to issues of diversity. Students must also be U.S. citizens attending an accredited U.S. law school, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have completed at least one semester of classes at law school.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship ProgramVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
2121 K Street NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20037
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree and be a citizen, national or permanent resident of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine or Uzbekistan. Students must also be able to obtain and retain a U.S. J-1 visa. Applicants must be in one of the following fields of study: business administration, economics, education, environmental management, international affairs, journalism/mass communication, law, library/information science, public administration, public health or public policy.
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Florence Young Memorial Scholarship$1,500
Deadline
June 2
Renewable
No
Offered by
Association on American Indian Affairs
Lisa Wyzlic, Director of Scholarship Programs
966 Hungerford Drive, Suite 12-B
Rockville, MD 20850
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time students from the continental U.S. or Alaska.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Scholarship$10,000
Deadline
April 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Federal Circuit Bar Association
1620 I Street NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20006
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate law students who demonstrate academic ability and financial need. They must submit a one-page statement describing their financial need, their interest in law and their qualifications for the award. Applicants must also submit a transcript and curriculum vitae.
How to apply
There is no application form.
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$1,000
Deadline
Mar 31
Offered by
Niche
Description
Take a survey on your neighborhood and be entered for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship.
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Harry J. Donnelly Memorial Scholarship$500
Deadline
March 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Tau Kappa Epsilon Educational Foundation
8645 Founders Road
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be initiated Tau Kappa Epsilon members in good standing and full-time students. They must be undergraduate students in accounting or graduate students in law and plan to be full-time students in the following academic year. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0, demonstrate outstanding leadership in their chapter, campus and community and include a statement describing how they have benefited from TKE membership.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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HORIZONS Foundation ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
July 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Women In Defense
HORIZONS Foundation
c/o National Defense Industrial Association
2111 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 400
Arlington, VA 22201
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full- or part-time female students at an accredited university or college and must have reached at least junior level status. Applicants must also demonstrate an interest in a career related to national security and defense, have a minimum GPA of 3.25 and demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to students in security studies, military history, government relations, engineering, computer science, physics, mathematics, business, law, international relations, political science, or economics.
How to apply
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HSF/BB&T Charitable ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
November 30
Renewable
No
Offered by
Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)
1411 W. 190th Street
Suite 325
Los Angeles, CA 90248
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents and full-time undergraduate students. They must be attending an accredited, four-year postsecondary institution located in the U.S. or Puerto Rico. They must reside in or attend school in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, DC or West Virginia. They must be sophomores who are enrolled in a degree program in liberal arts, law or business and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, supporting materials and submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are required.
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Injury Scholarship$2,000
Deadline
May 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
Ladah Law Firm
517 S. 3rd Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have completed at least one semester of law school but will not have graduated by the fall semester. A minimum of 3.0 GPA is also required. Selection is based on both merit and need. Part of the application will require that you explain any injuries you or someone close to you experienced and how that impacted your life and also how that led you to pursue a career as a personal injury attorney.
How to apply
Applications are available online and require an official transcript. Letters of recommendation are suggested but not required.
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$1,000
Deadline
Apr 1
Offered by
Chegg
Description
Excited for college? Chegg wants to know what part of college your most looking forward to and why. Take two minutes to apply for $1,000 - You could be this month’s winner!
How to apply
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ISF National Scholarship Program$1,000-$10,000
Deadline
March 21
Renewable
No
Offered by
Islamic Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 802
Alamo, CA 94507
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be accepted by or attend a top-ranked four-year college or university for undergraduate or graduate studies. They must be practicing Muslims and U.S. citizens or permanent residents. They must have college junior standing or higher and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.4. Applicants should be active members of their communities. Selection is based on academic record, school and extracurricular activities, extenuating circumstances and a personal interview.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form is required.
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Naqvi Injury Law Scholarship$2,000
Deadline
December 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
Naqvi Injury Law
9500 W. Flamingo Road, #104
Las Vegas, NV 89147
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be from the state of Nevada and be seeking a degree in a law-oriented field. Applicants must supply a financial aid report showing the household's income status. minimum GPA of 3.0 is also required. Official transcripts must accompany applications. Letters of recommendation and/or resumes are encouraged but not required. Selection is based on financial need, although standards of achievement are also considered. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, student aid report and official transcript are required.
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Otto M. Stanfield Legal ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
February 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Unitarian Universalist Association
25 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants should be planning to attend or currently attending law school at the graduate level. The award is based on activity with Unitarian Universalism and financial need. Applicants should submit transcripts and recommendations.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Tad Nelson Law Firm Scholarship$500
Deadline
May 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates
820 East Main Street
League City, TX 77573
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be current high school seniors or college students in the state of Texas who are also interested in pursuing careers in the field of law. Applicants must include a financial aid report showing the household income status and an official transcript. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Submission of letters of recommendation and/or a resume is recommended but not required. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Selection is mostly based on financial need, although achievements are considered.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application, student aid report and official transcript are required.
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$1,000
Deadline
Mar 31
Offered by
Niche
Description
Take a short survey about your school for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship.
How to apply
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The Expert Institute Legal Blog Post Writing Contest$200-$500
Deadline
December 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
The Expert Institute
75 Maiden Lane
Suite 704
New York, NY 10038
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be current J.D. students within the U.S and must submit a 1,000- to 2,500-word article on the use of expert witnesses in litigation. The article must be written in blog post format to "entertain and engage as well as to inform and educate." Specific case references and examples are required as are in-line citations. Selection is based on quality of writing and writing style, originality and depth of research and analysis.
How to apply
Articles must be submitted online. A blog-style article in .doc or .docx, full name, contact information, photo, school name and address, and valid .edu email address are required.
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Thomas H. Steel Fellowship FundUp to $30,000
Deadline
April 2
Renewable
No
Offered by
Pride Law Fund
P.O. Box 2602
San Francisco, CA 94104
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be students in their last year of law school or lawyers within three years of graduating from law school. The award is based on the quality and scope of the project, proposal, public service activities, and relation to the LGBT community. Applicants should submit applications, resumes, project descriptions, two reference letters, budget, timetable and law school transcript.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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William S. Bullinger Scholarship$5,000
Deadline
April 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Federal Circuit Bar Association
1620 I Street NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20006
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate law student who demonstrate financial need and academic promise. They must submit a one-page statement describing their financial circumstances, their interest in law and their qualifications for the scholarship along with transcripts and a curriculum vitae. Applicants will be considered for the William S. Bullinger Scholarship when applying for the Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Scholarship.
How to apply
There is no application form.
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