Scholarships for Law Students
Helpful Resources for Finding Law School Funding
There are all kinds of scholarships out there for law students. Don't give up just yet. The information provided below, may help you to find something that will hopefully meet your financial needs to help get you through college and achieve your dreams!
Pace Law School Based in New York City, Westchester offers Law Scholarships Ranging From Partial To Full Tuition
1.) In order to receive a scholarship from pace, you must:
- Be enrolled already
- Have a good grade point average
- Have good leadership and work experience
- Have a true financial need
2.) Who are these scholarship available to?
- First year students
3.) Some of the scholarships that Pace Law School offers are:
The Learned and Augustus Hand Fellowship Program
Fellowships are generally created in these areas:
- Criminal Justice
- Land Use/Real Estate
- Public Interest Law
Pace Law School Merit Scholarships
- The scholarship offers between $5,000 to $24,000/year.
- You are awarded with this scholarship based on your grades and your LSAT scores.
Journal of the Pace Center for Environmental Legal Studies Merit Scholarship
- Awarded to two students only
- You must have an interest in environmental law and journalism.
- It helps to have Undergraduate journalism experience.
You can read more information about Pace Law School Scholarships at the official site.
Alia Herrera Memorial ATLA Auxiliary Scholarship
1.) Where do you have to be to receive this scholarship?
- The Boston area
2.) What year of college do you have to be in to receive this scholarship?
- Second or third year
3.) How much is awarded?
The Foundation of the State Bar of California Law School Scholarships:
Five students will be nominated.
1.) Some criteria for receiving this award:
- Must be enrolled in California Law School for at least one year
- Must have a 2.5 GPA
- Must be in financial need
- Have good ethical standing
2.) How much is awarded?
For more information, check out the page at Berkeley Law School.
The Byron Hanke Fellowship - For those in the USA and Canada
1.) Must be enrolled in either:
- Accredited master's
- Accredited doctoral
- Or accredited law program
2.) How much is awarded?
- Between $2,000 - $4,000
More information can be viewed at cairf.org
The NAPABA Law Foundation Scholarships
As long as you are enrolled in an accredited Law school by the American Bar Association or the AALS, and you have two letters of recommendation, from professors or anyone unrelated to you, and you have a true financial need, you should be able to apply for this scholarship.
1.) Some of the criteria for receiving the scholarshp:
- Have a financial need
- Be strongly commited to the needs of the Asian Pacific American community
- Strong Leadership skills
More information can be viewed at the foundation's website.
The Peggy Browning Fund
This fund was made in memory of Peggy Browning who was appointed by Bill Clinton to the NLRB in 1994, until her death in 1997. Law students must show an interest in the area of workers rights and the practice of public interest labor law. There are over 30 States in the USA that have one or more Participating Law Schools. If you are enrolled in one of those Law schools than you can apply for this fellowship.
To see the exact States with the exact Participating Law Schools, and all other information pertaining to The Peggy Brown Fund go to: http://www.peggybrowningfund.org