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The Thompson Hine 2017 Cleveland Diversity Scholarship Program

As part of Thompson Hine’s commitment to diversity and their responsibility to create and promote initiatives to fuel the pipeline of diverse lawyers, they are pleased to announce the launch of an annual Diversity Scholarship Program for law students.

A $10,000* Diversity Scholarship will be awarded to a second-year law student who is currently attending an accredited law school in the United States, and who can be classified as a member of a minority racial/ethnic group set forth by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or a member of the LGBT community. Interested students who qualify MUST apply for a Summer Associate position at Thompson Hine.

* Minus any applicable taxes and withholding

The scholarship will be awarded in the Summer of 2017.

Eligibility

To be considered for the scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Be offered a position as a Summer Associate in Thompson Hine’s Cleveland office.
  • Be a minority law student as defined in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Regulations, 29 C.F.R. Part 1602, i.e., Native American or Alaskan native, Asian or Pacific Islander, African- American or Black or Hispanic; or a member of the LGBT community.
  • receive a similar diversity award from another law firm for the same time period.
  • Demonstrate academic achievement, reflected by a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • a sincere and strong interest in joining Thompson Hine as an associate after law school graduation.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the United States.

Application Requirements

  • Completed Summer Associate Program application form, including Diversity Scholarship section.
  • résumé
  • law school transcript

Applications for the Diversity Scholarship will be accepted and reviewed on a continual basis until the scholarship has been awarded and accepted.

Awarding Process

Awarding of the scholarship is conditioned upon the law student's acceptance of a position and completion of at least 8 weeks of service as a 2017 summer law clerk in Thompson Hine’s Cleveland office.

The scholarship will be awarded in two payments:

  • Thompson Hine will pay the recipient $5,000 at the successful completion of the 2017 Summer Program
  • A second payment of $5,000 will be issued if the recipient receives and accepts an offer of employment at Thompson Hine.

The 2017 Thompson Hine Cleveland Diversity Scholarship award is to be used for college or university tuition and related expenses. Expenses may include parking, transportation, books and materials, and college fees.

Questions?

Please contact Marcia Moreno, Diversity & Talent Manager, Thompson Hine LLP
 
216.566.7868

SeiferFlatow Law scholarship

SeiferFlatow, PLLC is a North Carolina law firm that specializes in personal injury and criminal defense. SeiferFlatow is offering a scholarship of $2,500.00 to a US resident law student with an interest in personal injury law.

Requirements:

  • Must be a current JD Student
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Must be a full time student.

Procedures:

  • Submit a cover letter about why you care about the future of your future plaintiff’s personal injury/work comp
  • Submit a copy of your resume
  • Application materials should be submitted to scholarshipnull@seiferflatow.nullcom

Deadline is 10/15/2016


Farar & Lewis LLP Legal scholarship

Farar & Lewis LLP – is pleased to announce a new scholarship – specifically geared towards law school students and political science students.

In order to apply, write a 500+ word essay, on why an education is important. Give examples of how you’ve persevered through the obstacles in order to get an education. What have you learned from these challenges, and how will that prepare you for the challenges you face as a student in a higher education environment? Show examples, and defend your answer.

This scholarship can be used for any school related expenses, such as tuition and books.

Participants must meet the following criteria:

  • Participants must be enrolled at an accredited college, or university in the U.S.A.
  • First maintain a cumulate Grade Point (average (GPA of at least 3.0 (or equivalent))
  • Submissions must be received by 2/5/2017
  • Please send your information and submission via email to:scholarshipnull@fararlaw.nullcom
  • There is no application fee

There is no application form. All we ask is you send in your essay and contact information to scholarshipnull@Fararlaw.nullcom

The winners of this scholarship will be listed on our Facebook page.

In your submission please include the following:

  • First and last name
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Transcript of your GPA, unofficial transcript are accepted
  • School you are currently attended

Deadline: February 5, 2017


The Katzman Lampert & McClune Aviation Law Scholarship

There will always be a need for passionate, skilled lawyers willing to fight for the victims of aviation related crashes and disasters. Clients who have suffered an air-related injury or loss are particularly vulnerable, and the compassion and ability of their legal representatives can go a long way toward binding up their wounds and achieving justice on their behalf.

The aviation law firm of Katzman, Lampert, & McClune is deeply interested in helping students who have an interest in aviation focused law to receive a quality legal education and pursue the career they desire, in spite of any financial challenges they may face.

To that end, they are proud to administrate the Katzman, Lampert, & McClune Law Scholarship.

$2000 Scholarship awarded annually based on the following:

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in law school and continue to be enrolled in the following academic year, or be applying to law school for enrollment in the following academic year.
  • Applicants must have an interest in, or a desire to pursue, a career in aviation-focused law.
  • Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Applications must be received in full by May 31st of each year.

Application Process:

  • Submit a 700-800 word essay via email to klmlawscholarshipnull@gmail.nullcom, 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.

Additional Application Information:

  • With your email application, include your name, email address, and phone number.
  • Attach your essay, most recent school transcript, and proof of law school enrollment to the email.
  • PDF attachments are preferred.

Deadline: May 31st of each year


LosAngelesPersonalInjuryAttorneys.com legal scholarship

This renewable scholarship, will be awarded each year – on 9/15

In order to apply, LosAngelesPersonalInjuryAttorneys.com are asking prospective applicants to write a 500+ word essay, on why getting a higher education is crucial to succeed in life. Give them an example of how you’ve persevered in life – to get a higher education. Tell them about how these challenges influenced you, and how they have helped you in your journey towards getting a higher education.

The scholarship can be used for any school expense.

All participants are to meet the following requirements.

LosAngelesPersonalInjuryAttorneys.com are going to directly email the winner of the scholarship. Please don’t call our office with questions. The scholarship coordinator – Erica, can be reached at scholarshipsnull@losangelespersonalinjuryattorneys.nullcom

In your submission please include the following:

-First+last name, email address + phone number
-Transcript of your GPA, unofficial transcript are accepted
-School you are currently attended

Deadline: September 10, 2016


Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team Education Scholarships

Whether it’s a family in need of counsel or an issue that needs an advocate, competent legal minds are an essential part of our legal system. From the judiciary to individual cases, lawyers help to seek justice and protect the rights of their clients. Passionate and talented lawyers can help maintain and improve the quality of our legal system.

The Rocky Mountain Educational Dreams Scholarships wants to recognize that passion and integrity by awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a law student.

One $1,000 Scholarship

It’s easy to apply. Here’s how it works:

  • Write a 500- to 750-word essay and email it to scholarshipnull@lambergoodnow.nullcom by December 1.
  • In your essay, explain your motivation for becoming a lawyer and what about the law inspires you.
  • In your email submission, be sure to include your contact information, including your name, email address and telephone number.
  • Save your essay as a document and attach it to the email.
  • Be sure to include your name, email address and telephone number in the header of each page of your essay.
  • Include an up-to-date transcript in your submission that includes proof of enrollment.
  • You can submit your resume with your essay and transcript, but it’s not required.

Finalists’ essays may be posted on our website and voted on through social media with likes, +1s, shares, tweets, etc. While the social media voting may have some impact on the selection on the winning essay, it is not the only factor in our decision-making process.

A winner will be named and will receive a $1,000 scholarship for educational expenses at a school of his/her choice.

Are you eligible?

To be eligible, applicants must fulfill one of these requirements:

  • Be in the process of applying to law school program with the intention of enrolling the following academic year
  • Be currently enrolled in law school and will continue to be enrolled through the following academic year

Deadline: 

December 1, 2016


The H&M Law Firm Scholarship

The H&M Law Firm is a premier Los Angeles criminal defense law firm. The H&M Law Firm firmly believes that they owe the next generation of scholars – the same opportunity they had. Many of thier attorneys were able to go to college, and eventually law school – only thanks to the financial aid provided to them. Whether it was the good will of friends and family members, state financial aid, or merit/alumni donations from their university – it’s the only reason each of the H&M Law Firm's attorneys were able to get to where they are today. Their team of attorneys has created a renewable, and annual, scholarship in light of this.

$4000 – annual scholarship

  • This scholarship is an annual scholarship.
  • Applicants must apply by no later than 8/15 — of each year. It will be awarded on 8/25
  • This scholarship can be used for any type of educational expenses.
  • Winners of the scholarship can also intern at our law offices(if they wish) during their winter, or summer vacations.
  • Applicants must have a GPA of no less than 3.1
  • Applicants must send an unofficial transcript
  • Applicants must submit a 500 words essay, about what it means to give back to society, and how they intend on accomplishing this

There is no application fee. 

Applicants can send the essay, and their unofficial transcript, to SCHOLARSHIPnull@duilawyerslosangeles.nullcom


LawTrek Scholarship

LawTrek is a national law firm, formed on the principle of providing the best possible service to our clients. It is their belief, that with success – comes the responsibility of helping the next generation. It is to serve this purpose and belief – that they are now awarding 2 – annual scholarships. They are renewable.

This scholarship is awarded annually on 6/20/2016

The 2-scholarships are for $2500 each – and will be awarded, on a renewable basis, to 2 students

There is no application fee

In order to apply, we request you email us at Scholarshipnull@LawTrek.nullcom

Requirements for applying are the following:

  1. Sending an unofficial transcript
  2. Having a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher
  3. Write an essay about how you’ll use the proceeds from this scholarship.

It can be used for virtually any education related expenses the student asks for. We will not be verifying how it was used.


Law Preview Scholarships Sponsored By The National Diversity Scholarship Fund

Top law firms and companies understand that their lawyers must be diverse in order to best serve their clients. That is why many top 100 law firms and Fortune 500 have invested heavily to improve diversity among practicing attorneys and the legal community in general. These organizations understand that improving diversity in the legal profession requires more than just hiring and promoting diverse attorneys within their firms. It also requires a sustained commitment to increase the pipeline of diverse students who earn strong grades in law school and are, therefore, positioned to compete for the most sought-after jobs and become the profession's next generation of leaders and decision-makers.

Law Preview (the nation's largest law school prep course) has teamed up with Lexis Nexis, one of the world’s leading online research providers, to provide Law Preview Scholarships to select members of our entering class. Lexis Nexis has generously agreed to help entering students prepare for the unique challenges they will face during their 1L year at Cleveland-Marshall by paying the cost of tuition for a law school prep course. Visit the following URL to see if you meet the scholarship criteria: http://lawpreview.barbri.com/scholarships/.


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

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.


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, SUBJECT: Legal Scholarship or by mail to the attention of Legal Scholarship/BJY.

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