External Scholarships

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

Deadline: September 1, 2016
BAJAJ LAW SCHOLARSHIP
This criminal defense law firm in San Diego, CA, is offering a $2,500 scholarship to one law student throughout the United States. The scholarship will be based on an applicant’s essay.

Deadline: September 1, 2016
AMBROSIO E. RODRIGUEZ SCHOLARSHIP
The Rodriguez Law Group, A Criminal Defense Law Firm in Los Angeles, CA, is offering a $3,500 scholarship to one law student throughout the United States.

Deadline: September 1, 2016
REEDER LAW FIRM STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
Every year one deserving law student will receive a $1,000 scholarship to help with funding of the upcoming school year. This scholarship will be awarded to one student each academic year beginning with the Fall Semester of 2016.

Deadlines: September 30, 2016 and March 31, 2017
WILSHIRE LAW FIRM LEGAL SCHOLARS AWARD
This is a biannual scholarship of $1,000, offered to a student who plans to pursue a career in the legal field. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist a motivated student, who has demonstrated academic excellence and a commitment to the community, to accomplish their dream to practice in the legal field.

Deadline: September 30, 2016
ITALIAN AMERICAN LAWYERS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP
This year we are offering a $3,000.00 award.  In addition, the recipient of the Scholarship will be honored at our upcoming meeting with the California Supreme Court. 

Deadline: December 1, 2016
2016 KRIST LAW FIRM NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Krist Law Firm is paying it forward by sponsoring an annual scholarship of $10,000 to award an individual student the financial resources to accomplish their educational goals and prepare for future career aspirations.

Deadline: December 1, 2016
HART J. LEVIN ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP
This Los Angeles Law Office specializing in DUI defense and criminal defense is offer a $1,000 scholarship to helping a student pursue their education goals.

Deadline: December 1, 2016
STAVER LAW GROUP NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
This $5,000 scholarship is to be awarded to a student whose essay shows an understanding and appreciation for the type of work we do.  The scholarship must be applied to tuition and other education-related expenses.

Deadline: December 1, 2016
WINDY CITY LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
The Lamber Goodnow team at Fennemore Craig is currently offering two $1,000 scholarships to law students across the country. One scholarship will be awarded in Jan. and one in Aug. of each year. 

Deadline:  December 10, 2016
LAW OFFICES OF RANDY COLLINS SCHOLARSHIP
Having always been firm advocates of higher learning, we are proud to give back to those aspiring to become lawyers. This $1,000 law school scholarship opportunity is awarded to one student each year based on verifiable merit.

Deadline: December 15, 2016
THE REEVES LAW GROUP SCHOLARSHIP
This $3,000 scholarship will be awarded to a deserving law student who authors a winning essay in our fourth annual Scholarship Essay Contest.
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Deadline: December 15, 2016
2016 JACOBY & MEYERS SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION
This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a single student to help support their efforts in continuing their education. Any law school student an accredited university is eligible to apply.

Deadline: December 15, 2016
THE RAZAI & NEFULDA ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP
We recognize that as the next generation of professionals, we have a responsibility to give back to our communities. To accomplish that goal, we have set up the $1,500 Razai & Nefulda merit based Family Law Scholarship, which is awarded to one student.

Deadline: December 31, 2016
EMPLOYMENT LAW SCHOLARSHIP
The employment law attorneys at Strianese PLLC are interested in supporting students with strong academic credentials, demonstrating financial need, and an interest in attending law school and focusing on employment law issues. This scholarship is a one-time award of $1,000.

Deadline:  January 6, 2017
AARON SWARTZ PROGRESSIVE CHANGE SCHOLARSHIP
Each year we plan to award at least $1,000 to the top essay related to law and activism. This award is open to all part-time and full-time law students. Based on submissions we will award up to three awards.

Deadline: January 31, 2017
HORWITZ, HORWITZ & ASSOCIATES LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP
We have made it a goal to help the best, brightest, and most motivated individuals enter into the legal profession, regardless of their financial circumstances. To help achieve this goal we created this scholarship. The recipient of the award will receive $2,000 towards educational expenses. 

Deadline: March 1, 2017
CITYWIDE LAW SCHOLARSHIP
This $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to a current or aspiring law student.  The award will be based on an essay ranging from 500 – 1000 words.

Deadline: May 31, 2017
EMPOWERING WOMEN IN LAW SCHOLARSHIP
The Pearce Law Firm is pleased to announce our 2017 scholarship award for women studying law. Our annual scholarship of $1500 is judged & awarded primarily on academic achievement, school & community activities, and demonstrated leadership abilities. However, financial need will also be given some consideration.

Deadline: May 1, 2007
LAW STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY
Law school classes are hard enough. Financial difficulties make it even worse, and we haven’t forgotten how difficult law school was for us — and how expensive it is, too. So we set up the $2,500 Kennerly Loutey Scholarship Essay to make it easier for a student every year.

Deadline: May 31, 2017
THE KATZMAN LAMPERT & MCCLUNE AVIATION LAW SCHOLARSHIP
Submit a 700-800 word essay, describing why you want to go to law school and pursue a career in aviation-focused law. One winning finalist will be awarded a $2000 scholarship to be used for educational expenses at the law school of his or her choice.

Deadline: June 1, 2017
LEGAL SCHOLARSHIP BY MOSES & ROOTH
Moses and Rooth Attorneys at Law, a Criminal Defense Law Firm located in Orlando, is offering a $1,000 scholarship to one incoming 1L or currently enrolled Law Student. Scholarship is offered for the Fall 2017 Academic Semester.