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Patrick Malone & Associates' “Representing Real People” 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.

What legal career paths qualify? Here are examples:

  • Family law
  • Employment law representing employees (not employers)
  • Landlord-tenant law representing tenants
  • Personal injury law representing injured individuals and families
  • Elder law
  • Immigration law representing individuals
  • Disability rights
  • Estates and trusts, and any probate matters representing individuals
  • Public interest law focused on individual rights

One of our two scholarships is designated for students attending law school in or near the District of Columbia, our law firm’s home base. The other can be used at any law school in the United States.

Eligibility:

  • Recipient must be accepted at an accredited U.S. law school and plan to attend in the fall of the year of application.
  • Recipient must intend to pursue a legal career representing individuals, especially those of limited financial means.

Instructions:

  1. Interested applicants should download an application form here and fill it out completely.
  2. Submit completed form by July 1 to PM&A at the address shown on the form, along with:
    • Personal essay
    • Proof of acceptance to or current attendance at a U.S. accredited law school.
    • Official transcript for all completed terms in law school up to date of application.
    • Official complete transcript for all undergraduate college attendance.

Deadline and more details:

  • Deadline for completed application and all supporting material is July 1 of the year for which the application is made.
  • Notification of the scholarship award decision will be made on or around August 1.
  • Scholarship will be paid to the award recipient’s law school to cover tuition and other fees.
  • Patrick Malone & Associates reserves the right to withhold awarding a scholarship in any year in which we do not receive sufficient high quality applications.

The Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship

The Law Offices of Goodwin & Scieszka are pleased to support the future lawyers of America with the launch of the first ever Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship, awarded to three high-achieving, bright students intending to pursue a career in law.

With a grand prize of $1,000 and two runners-up receiving $500 each, the Innovation Scholarship will be accepting applications from current students attending either an accredited law school or an accredited university in the United States. Applicants will be judged on their academic merits as well as the content of the application essay they provide.

Essay Topics

Please choose one of the following prompts provided for your essay. Essays must be between 500 and 1000 words.

  1. In your opinion, what law is most out of date and should be rectified or repealed?
  2. What future do you foresee for legal marketing with the inclusion of social media?

Eligibility

  • Applicant must be either a current law student at an accredited law school within the U.S. or at an accredited undergraduate university planning to attend law school.
  • Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA.
  • Applicants must submit a copy of their transcript.

Terms and Conditions

How to Apply

To apply for the 2016 Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship, please fill out the online application.

Or download our application form and mail a hard copy to our office.

Deadline – June 1st, 2016


American Accident Awareness Attorney (AAAA) Scholarship by Naqvi Injury Law

Selection Criteria and Eligibility

All applicants hoping to be awarded the $2,000 scholarship award must meet the following criteria:

  • Submit a completed application no later than May 30, 2016. Applications submitted after that date will not be considered.
  • Be currently enrolled in post-high school institution or graduate school in the United States.
  • Submit an original 500+ word essay on how Driving and Texting has affected your life or an experience of how it has impacted someone you know.

Essays should be written in English and typed in 12-point, legible font. All submissions should be a minimum of 500 words, but can be as long as is necessary to fully explain the experience. The winning applicant’s essay will appear on our firm’s blog. All information submitted for the purpose of obtaining a scholarship should be accurate, ethical, honest and unique. The selection of a candidate will take into account the quality of writing, as well as the applicant’s ability to follow the instructions set forth herein.

How to Apply

Scholarship applications can be filled out and submitted online. In addition to the application and essay, applicants will need to submit a copy of a school transcript or other documentation evidencing current enrollment in a post-high school institution or graduate school in the United States. All applications must be filled out and completed by May 30, 2016. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

Announcement

The winner of the $2,000 AAAA Scholarship will be announced, and scholarship funds distributed, in June 2016. Before the scholarship is awarded, proof of acceptance into a higher education institution is required.

If you have questions about how to apply or the application requirements, contact the Naqvi Law Firm today at (702) 728-4848 or send us an email with your questions. We look forward to receiving your application.

Apply online here by May 30, 2016.


AIAG Marketing Scholarship

The American Injury Attorney Group, a national legal marketing company based in Little Rock, Arkansas, is offering a scholarship worth $1250 to one deserving student.

Applicants of the AIAG Marketing Scholarship should submit a marketing strategy or idea that personal injury attorneys could utilize to attract potential clients. Applicants should include all media (print, graphic, video, etc.) to be used to facilitate the message, as well as the channels or centers of influence through which the strategy would be utilized.

Selection Criteria and Eligibility

All applicants hoping to be awarded the $1,250 scholarship award must meet the following criteria:

  • Submit a completed application no later than April 30, 2016. Applications submitted after that date will not be considered.
  • Be currently enrolled in post-high school institution or graduate school in the United States.
  • Submit an original 500+ word essay detailing a unique and creative marketing strategy for personal injury lawyers.

All essays should include an analysis of current trends in personal injury marketing across all media and explain how the proposed strategy is an improvement on, or complement to, those trends.

Essays should be written in English and typed in 12-point, legible font. All submissions should be a minimum of 500 words, but can be as long as is necessary to fully explain marketing proposal. The winning applicant’s essay will appear on our firm’s blog.

All information submitted for the purpose of obtaining a scholarship should be accurate, ethical, honest and unique. Applicants are encouraged to reference Rule 7 of the American Bar Association’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct for guidelines on the communication of information about legal services.

The selection of a candidate will take into account the quality of writing, as well as the applicant’s ability to follow the instructions set forth herein.

How to Apply

Scholarship applications can be filled out and submitted online. In addition to the application and essay, applicants will need to submit a copy of a school transcript or other documentation evidencing current enrollment in a post-high school institution or graduate school in the United States.

Announcement

The winner of the $1,250 AIAG Law Marketing Scholarship will be announced, and scholarship funds distributed, in June 2016. Before the scholarship is awarded, proof of acceptance into a higher education institution is required.

If you have questions about how to apply or the application requirements, contact the American Injury Attorney Group today at (888) 783-8182 or send us an email with your questions. We look forward to receiving your application.

Apply online by using this link.

All applications must be filled out and completed by April 30, 2016. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.


The Reeves Law Group Scholarship

For 2016, the Reeves Law Group is awarding a $3,000 scholarship to a deserving law student who authors a winning essay in our fourth annual Scholarship Essay Contest.

Requirements

We would like you to tell your story in a brief narrative, starting with an introduction about who you are, your interests, and anything else you feel we should know about you. Then, please provide your entry in a 750-1000 words essay, or a Prezi presentation. Graphic or creative presentations are welcome.

Judging Criteria

The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who best demonstrates a genuine desire and goal of using the legal system to fix problems or improve conditions in our society. Worthy deeds that you have already performed will be considered.

Scholarship Dates and Submission

When: We are now accepting submissions.

Where: Please send your story to scholarshipsnull@robertreeveslaw.nullcom (email: scholarshipsnull@robertreeveslaw.nullcom )

Deadline:The deadline for submitting essays is December 15, 2016.

You may send us your entry either as a link or attachment to your email. Include your name, mobile phone number and contact information in the email.

Eligibility

To be eligible for our scholarship contest, you must be: a legal US resident, and either a current (1) law student at an accredited U.S. law school, or (2) an undergraduate student who has applied or will apply to law school. Students with full academic scholarships are not eligible to enter this contest.

Proof of enrollment must be provided. We will accept digital scans of the following as a valid proof of enrollment via email attachment with your application:

  • Unofficial transcript (Applicant must submit by mail an un-opened copy of official transcripts if elected as a finalist).
  • Letter from Admissions confirming deposit on school letterhead
  • Official enrollment verification form
  • Acceptance letter on school letterhead

Additionally, you must:

  • Verify you have read and understand the Reeves Law Group Law School Scholarship requirements
  • Submit a readable copy of your entry (only one entry per law student is allowed).
  • Submit a clear headshot no smaller than 300 pixels (width) of yourself. The image file must be in the following format .PNG or .JPG.

Your application must be emailed no later than the December 15, 2016 deadline. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Winner Notification

The winner will be notified by phone, email and/or U.S. mail after the judging has been completed.

Award Distribution

The $3,000 award will be paid to the winner by January 15, 2017. Students must provide proof of enrollment prior to disbursement of the award.

Use of Award Monies

The award winner understands and represents that the scholarship monies will be sent directly to the winner’s school and shall be used only for education-related purposes, such as tuition, books, etc.

Fine Print

Submissions: All content and creative work become the property of The Reeves Law Group upon submission and may be reposted or displayed online or through any media channels, in whole or part, without notification. When you send email communications to The Reeves Law Group, its agents and/or representatives may retain those communications.

By submitting an application, the applicant grants The Reeves Law Group, its agents and/or representatives permission to post the applicant’s name, school or university, applicant’s photo, and the winning entry in the firm’s website http://www.robertreeveslaw.com (The Reeves Law Group), and in other marketing platforms, including but not limited to blog, social media accounts, and related sites. The winning applicant also agrees to assist The Reeves Law Group and its agents with any tasks that the law firm deems reasonable or necessary to help with the above and other promotional activities.


Sally & Fitch LLP scholarships for current and future law school students

Sally & Fitch LLP will be awarding a scholarship to a current law school student as well as an undergraduate student with aspirations of going into law school. The goal of these scholarships is to help a lawyer of tomorrow with the financial cost of higher education.

Scholarship #1: Current Law School Students

Prize - $1,500

All applicants must be currently enrolled or accepted for the 2016-2017 school year at a law school and have a 3.0 or higher GPA.

Scholarship #2: Future Law School Students

Prize - $1,000

All applicants must be currently enrolled or accepted for the 2016-2017 school year at an undergraudate college, have a 3.0 or higher GPA, and have aspirations to attend law school.

To apply for these scholarships, please write a 500 word minimum essay answering one of the questions below. Also include an explanation of 100 words or less about why you want this scholarship. Our firm will evaluate each submission and select the winner for each scholarship based on who wrote the best essay.

Essay Topics:

1. What book or author has had the biggest impact on changing the way that you think and your aspirations as a lawyer?

2. Please describe how any lawyer or judge has particularly inspired you?

3. What obstacles have you overcome in your life and how have those experiences influenced your aspirations for a legal career?

Deadline and Submission Information:

Completed applications must be submitted by March 1, 2016. We will select a winner by April 1, 2016.

You must also include a school transcript with your application. Students will be required to provide proof of enrollment and student ID number.

By sending your application, you agree to use the scholarship funds for education purposes only. Check will be sent directly to the school's Financial Aid Office in the student's name.

Apply here.


The Plaxen and Adler Scholarship

The Plaxen and Adler Scholarship Awards $2500 annually to a law student who has demonstrated an interest in trial advocacy and a career as a trial lawyer, as well as the concept of a fair Civil Justice system, a just result for the injured, a desire to represent the injured and those whose rights are jeopardized. The scholarship is available to all law school students including those who are outstanding and promising scholars, have an interest in trial advocacy and possess a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

How to Apply

Applications must include the following:

  • A resume
  • An essay or letter of no more than 1000 words on how you meet the criteria
  • Up to 3 recommendations

Submit applications to bplaxennull@plaxenadler.nullcom (email: bplaxennull@plaxenadler.nullcom ). Please use the subject line “Plaxen and Adler Scholarship Application 2016 – [Your Name Here]”. Call Plaxen & Adler, P.A. for more information.

All applications must be submitted by April 1, 2016.


Serbian Bar Association of America (SBAA)

The SBAA awards scholarships to law students every year at its scholarship gala. All persons of Serbian birth or ancestry and/or their spouses who are enrolled in an accredited law school in the United States are eligible to receive a scholarship from the SBAA. The SBAA typically awards two (2) $2,000 scholarships, two (2) $1,000 scholarships, and one (1) $500 scholarship.
 
The SBAA is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2015-16 school year. Application instructions are below.

Instructions

Please complete the following and submit all application materials to sbaanull@serbbar.nullorg (email: sbaanull@serbbar.nullorg ) by March 18, 2016:
1. Free membership registration application (available here)
2. Resume
3. Official law school transcript
4. Word or PDF attachment with your answers to both of the below:
(a) Please tell us about your ties to the Serbian-American community, and explain how you will advance the mission of the SBAA as a law student and in your future legal career (500 words or less);
(b) Please tell us why you chose to attend law school, and what motivates you to pursue a career in the law (500 words or less).

THE SAMUEL KRUGLIAK LEGAL SCHOLARSHIP

In 2003 the Samuel Krugliak Legal Scholarship was established to honor the firm’s founder, Sam Krugliak who passed away in April of that year. During his lifetime, Mr. Krugliak played active roles in the legal community serving as the past president of the Stark County Bar Association and former chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Ohio Supreme Court. Giving back to the community and civic involvement continues to be an inherent aspect of the firm’s culture today. The Samuel Krugliak Legal Scholarship is awarded to law students on an annual basis.

Consideration will be given to applicants who

1) are currently enrolled at a law school accredited by the American Bar Association;

2) have shown an active commitment to their community;

3) display strong academic achievement;

4) reside or have formerly resided in Stark, Wayne, Carroll, Holmes, Summit, Tuscarawas, Columbiana, or Mahoning Counties (the "Stark County Region") when not attending law school, and

5) desire to pursue the practice of law in the "Stark County Region."

Apply online here or applications can be downloaded from the Firm’s website at www.kwgd.com. Qualified candidates may submit an application online through the Firm’s website or by email to byeamannull@kwgd.nullcom (email: byeamannull@kwgd.nullcom ), SUBJECT: Legal Scholarship or by mail to the attention of Legal Scholarship/BJY.


Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati Scholarship Information

The Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati (BLAC) invites eligible law students to apply for scholarship(s). We anticipate that each scholarship will be equal to or greater than the $2,000.00 awarded for each scholarship last year. The selection of recipients will be made by the BLAC Scholarship Committee.

The selected recipients will be recognized and presented with their scholarships at BLAC’s Annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet. Each recipient will be asked to submit an appropriate photograph and biography for publication in our program booklet soon after the selection.

In addition to awarding three law student scholarships, we will present our distinguished service award and introduce graduating students from our two area law schools to the greater Cincinnati legal community. The black tie optional affair will be held in the spring (date to be determined). It is normally held on a Saturday beginning at 6:30 p.m. with a reception, followed by a 7:30 p.m. dinner program, but the times may vary year to year. Approximately 400 lawyers, judges, law students, and friends attend our banquet each year.

See our Answers to Frequently Asked Questions. Download our Scholarship Application.

Deadline: February 27, 2016

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