External Scholarships

UCLA School of Law receives notices and information about various scholarships, fellowships and writing competitions sponsored by foundations, alumni associations, bar associations, etc. The Financial Aid Office will post applicable notices on this page or our intranet site as received.

Deadline: April 30, 2020
ANTHONY’S SCHOLARSHIP LIVING WITH A SENSE OF PURPOSE
As a medical malpractice attorney, John Fisher values the lives of those who are suffering. On behalf of those who have been touched by suicide or struggled with it, he is proud to offer this $2,000 scholarship.

Deadline: April 30, 2020
PROFF LAW JUVENILE & RESTORATIVE JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP
This $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to a law student spending their summer working at a non-profit organization, doing juvenile justice or restorative justice work. It is meant to help support students doing unpaid or low-paid, but important juvenile or restorative justice work. 

Deadline: April 30, 2020
2020 LAW ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION
The Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Competition is sponsored by R. Ben Hogan III of Hogan Law Office, PC, in Birmingham, Alabama, and Gerson H. Smoger of Smoger & Associates in Dallas, Texas, and Oakland, California. The winner will receive $5,000. Only one winning paper will be chosen and only one prize awarded.

Deadline: May 1, 2020
THE EARL WARREN SCHOLARSHIP
In honor of his memory, the Earl Warren Scholarship is awarded annually to rising law students whose commitment to racial justice reveals outstanding potential for training as civil rights and public interest attorneys. Eligible law students include those entering their first or second year of full-time legal study at an accredited law school. LDF’s Earl Warren Scholarship awards are $10,000 per year for three years (as long as scholars remain in good academic standing and continue to meet the scholarship criteria) for a total of $30,000.

Deadline: May 1, 2020
RICHARD D. HAILEY SCHOLARSHIP
AAJ’s Minority Caucus will award a $5,000 scholarship to a minority law student member who is entering his/her first, second, or third year of law school. The winner must attend the AAJ Annual Convention in Washington, D.C. to receive the award. Travel and accommodations will be provided.

Deadline: May 1, 2020
MIKE EIDSON SCHOLARSHIP FUND
This scholarship was established by the AAJ Women Trial Lawyers Caucus in 2008, in honor of AAJ Past President Mike Eidson, whose vision and generosity inspired it.  The Scholarship, traditionally given in the amount of $5,000, is awarded annually to a rising 3L female student who has demonstrated a commitment to a career as a trial lawyer, along with dedication to upholding and defending the principles of the Constitution, and to the concept of a fair trial, the adversary system, and a just result for the injured, the accused, and those whose rights are jeopardized.

Deadline: May 15, 2020
LAW STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
GJELL Accident Attorneys is proud to announce the first semi-annual GJELL Law Student Scholarship. This $2,000 scholarship is graciously being provided by the staff at GJELLAccident Attorneys. 

Deadline: May 31, 2020
SMITH & EULO LEGAL SCHOLARSHIP
We are happy to announce the first annual Smith & Eulo legal scholarship! We’re offering a $2,500 scholarship to one current or prospective law student. This scholarship will be for the fall 2020 academic semester.

Deadline: May 31, 2020
2019-20 PURSUING A POSITIVE IMPACT SCHOLARSHIP
Our firm is proud to offer this $3,000 scholarship to a student who has dedicated his or her time to their community while also pursuing a post-secondary education. 

Deadline: June 1, 2020
ONE LAWYER CAN CHANGE THE WORLD SCHOLARSHIP
Are you the next great legal mind? Every year, Law Preview awards one hard-working incoming 1L $10,000 towards their first year. Winner Announced: Friday, July 17, 2020. 

Deadline: June 1, 2020
TAYLOR & RING’S ANNUAL VICTIM ADVOCATE SCHOLARSHIP
We are proud to announce the Taylor & Ring Victim Advocate Scholarship. This annual $5,000 award will be given to a student interested in pursuing the study of law with a specific goal of helping survivors of sexual assault, rape, child abuse, or sexual harassment in the workplace. 

Deadline: June 1, 2020
THE WAGNER & WAGNER ANNUAL CIVIL JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
Each year, we will award $2,500 to an eligible law or pre-law student who is enrolled in, or has proof of upcoming enrollment in, an accredited college or university for the Fall semester. We will announce the winners in July 2019.

Deadline: June 1, 2020
THE ANNUAL HARRIS LOWRY MANTON LLP CIVIL JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP
This $5,000 award will be given to any incoming or current law student who is either currently enrolled, or who has accepted a place, in an accredited law school for the Fall semester of the upcoming academic year. This annual scholarship will be awarded at the end of July. 

Deadline: June 1, 2020
THE CUNNINGHAM & MEARS ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP
The Cunningham & Mears Academic Scholarship is an annual award of $2500, presented by the firm, to a student who wishes to pursue the study of History or Law. The successful candidate must be enrolled in, or have proof of upcoming enrollment in, an accredited college, university, or law school for the upcoming academic school year. The scholarship can be paid directly to the institution upon the request of the student.

Deadline: June 1, 2020
LAW STUDENT DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP
As part of our commitment to diversity, Michigan Auto Law is pleased to sponsor an annual Scholarship Program to provide financial support to students who contribute to the diversity of the law school student body as they pursue their legal career.Our annual scholarship is $2,000. 

Deadline: June 1, 2020
YEBOAH LAW GROUP’S ANNUAL MAKE A DIFFERENCE ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP
Here at the Yeboah Law Group, we work with people whose rights have been violated, and who have sustained serious, often life-threatening injuries caused by the carelessness or indifference of others. We know that what we do makes a difference in the lives of those we serve. Now, we want to help you do the same with a $3,000 scholarship. 

Deadline: June 15, 2020
MCKENZIE LAW FIRM, P.C. DUI AWARENESS SCHOLARSHIP
Every day, 29 people lose their lives due to an alcohol-impaired driver, accounting for 28% of all traffic-related deaths in the United States, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. To be considered for this $2,500 scholarship, students must fill out the application on this page and submit a 1,000-word essay discussing why people still engage in drunk driving, despite the risks. 

Deadline: June 15, 2020
CHISHOLM CHISHOLM & KILPATRICK LTD SCHOLARSHIP FOR VETERANS
This $1,500 scholarship is open to veterans enrolled in an accredited U.S. law school or who are accepted to an accredited U.S. law school. Applicants must be pursuing a juris doctorate (JD) degree.

Deadline: June 15, 2020
ADAM Z. RICE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The California Judges Foundation (CJF) was founded in 1966. CJF is administered by the California Judge's Association staff and supervised by a nine-person Board of Directors. The Adam Z. Rice Memorial Scholarship Fund celebrates the life of a young man who died at age 21. Adam was always trying to help others in need, whether it was the homeless or his classmates. The CJF now has an incredible to continue Adam’s legacy and fulfill its mission, promote education, and make a lasting impact on future generations devoted to the rule of law and equal access to justice.  Awards range from $1,000 to $4,000. 

Deadline: June 15, 2020
LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
Ben Crump Law PLLC welcomes law school students who come from financially disadvantaged families with a financial need to apply for the firm’s Law School Scholarship. We will award $2,500 to the applicant whose financial need, academic potential, and commitment to the importance of mentorship most strongly aligns with our vision for this scholarship.

Deadline: June 15, 2020
ENTREPRENEURIAL SCHOLARSHIP
We are pleased to announce the Simmrin Law Group Entrepreneurial Scholarship. This scholarship is our way of fostering the values that drive all of us here at Simmrin, and helping pass those values to future leaders. It is a $1,500 scholarship which will support one high-achieving, entrepreneurially-minded college student. 

Deadline: June 15, 2020
DANGERS OF VAPING SCHOLARSHIP
Pintas & Mullins Law Firm is now accepting applications for our $2,500 Dangers of Vaping Scholarship. College students who have something meaningful and compelling to say about this topic are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: June 15, 2020
ADAM Z. RICE MEMORIA SCHOLARSHIP
California Judges Foundation offers a need-based scholarship to aspiring law students in California through the Adam Z. Rice Memorial Scholarship. This $1,000 to $4,000 scholarship Fund celebrates the life of a young man who died at age 21. Adam was always trying to help others in need, whether it was the homeless or his classmates. The CJF now has an incredible opportunity to continue Adam’s legacy and fulfill its mission, promote education, and make a lasting impact on future generations devoted to the rule of law and equal access to justice.  

Deadline: June 17, 2020
THE LMJ SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
The Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) is now accepting applications for its 2020 LMJ Scholarship Program.  The LMJ Scholarship is a diversity pipeline program that seeks to nurture the academic and professional careers of outstanding law students.  The LMJ Scholarship grants scholarships of $10,000 to students for their first year of law school. This year, MCCA will award up to 6 scholarships. 

Deadline: July 1, 2020
THE WARREN E. BURGER PRIZE
The American Inns of Court invites judges, lawyers, professors, students, scholars, and other authors to participate in the competition. 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, and excellence. The author of the winning essay will receive a cash prize of $5,000.

Deadline: July 1, 2020
PATRICK MALONE & ASSOCIATES OFFERS SCHOLARSHIP
Patrick Malone & Associates is offering two scholarships of $5,000 each to law students committed to a career representing individuals.  We call this our “Representing Real People” scholarship. Our goal is to make a dent in the high cost of law school for students who want to represent individuals, to make it a little easier to choose such a career path.

Deadline: July 1, 2020
EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
The Law Offices Joshua S. Davidson, PLC, Arizona’s premiere criminal and DUI defense attorneys, is pleased to announce that it will be offering a $1,800 educational scholarship opportunity for the Fall, 2020 academic year.

Deadline: July 15, 2020
THE ANKIN LAW OFFICE ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP
Ankin Law understands the financial challenges college students face. We offer a $2,500 scholarship to an undergraduate or law school student.

Deadline: July 15, 2020
JASON D. MILLS & ASSOCIATES ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP
Jason D. Mills Law Offices Annual $1,500 Scholarship of 2020 will provide financial assistance to the qualified individual whose essay best addresses one of our selected topics.

Deadline: July 15, 2020
COGAN & POWER ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP 2020
We are dedicated to helping members of our community become successful and achieve their goals. Medical, social or financial obstacles can make higher education a mere dream to some students. Therefore, every year we offer a $2,000 scholarship to the student who submits the strongest essay focusing on the given topic.

Deadline: July 15, 2020
PURSUIT OF JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP
Grant Riley and the attorneys of Riley Law Group PC have focused their practice on representing children and families who have been mistreated by abusive landlords.  We believe in giving back to the community. We are offering a $2,500 scholarship.

Deadline: July 30, 2020
SCHLANGER LAW GROUP CONSUMER PROTECTION SCHOLARSHIP FOR LAW/GRADUATE STUDENTS
We are pleased to announce our Consumer Law Scholarship, which will award $1,500 to the law or graduate student who writes the best essay on our selected topic.

Deadline: July 31, 2020
SUTLIFF & STOUT LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST
In an effort to enable more students who have a passion for law to be able to pursue that passion, our attorneys are offering an annual scholarship contest which will award a law student  with a $1,500 award to be put toward his or her law school costs.

Deadline: October 1, 2020
CALIFORNIA CONSUMER ATTORNEY P.C.’S ANNUAL CONSUMER ADVOCACY SCHOLARSHIP
California Consumer Attorneys, P.C. (“CCA”) is a Los Angeles-based law firm that is firmly committed to consumer advocacy, particularly with respect to enforcement of California’s lemon laws.  CCA is offering an annual $1,000 scholarship for students who are currently enrolled in law school or intending to attend law school that are passionate about consumer advocacy. 

Deadline: October 1, 2020
RONALD HEDDING LAW FIRM SCHOLARSHIP
Hedding Law Firm, a Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley, CA criminal defense law firm is offering an annual $2,500 scholarship for students who are currently attending or enrolled in college or graduate school.

Deadline: November 30, 2020
LEGAL STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP
Emery Reddy is proud to announce its fourth annual round of scholarships. Each year we offer financial assistance to students with an interest in pursuing careers in the legal field. We are offering a $2,500 scholarship. 

Deadline: December 15, 2020
THE 2020 EMBRY LAW FIRM SCHOLARSHIP
At the The Embry Law Firm, LLC, we know first hand how education can change and enrich the lives of those who pursue it. However, we realize that education can be a financial constraint for students and their families. To assist with expenses, we’re offering a scholarship opportunity in the amount of $1,500 to help a deserving student pursue their educational goals and prepare for future career aspirations.

  


Attention Scholarship Donors: All submitted scholarship offers are reviewed, and if a scholarship is deemed a good fit for our student population the offer will be posted on either our intranet (students only) or our external website.  Due to the volume of requests, we are unable to respond to individual inquiries regarding the posting of scholarships.