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THE MAHONING COUNTY BAR FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

The Mahoning County Bar Foundation is a non-profit organization, primarily funded by the members of the Mahoning County Bar Association.  Each year it funds scholarships for persons having substantial ties to the Mahoning Valley who are about to enter, or who have already entered, law school.  These scholarships typically range from $1,000-2,000 and will be paid directly to the law school toward your tuition. 

Each scholarship applicant is requested to provide the information set out below.

Please return completed applications with an attached copy of grades/transcripts via email to:  mcarroll@mahoningbar.org

If you are unable to attach your transcript, please send a hard copy to: 

Marilyn Carroll
Mahoning County Bar Association
114 E. Front St.
Youngstown, OH  44503

Deadline:

 
MAY 21, 2015.

Lake County Bar foundation scholarship

The Lake County Bar Foundation of the Lake County Bar Association is pleased to annouce it will be awarding up to three (3) one thousand dollar ($1,000.00) scholarrships on Law Day, May 1, 2015. 

ELIGIBILITY

  1. Applicant must be a legal resident of Lake County, Ohio.
  2. Applicant is evaluated on scholarship, citizenship, leadership, general worthiness and financial need.

REQUIREMENTS

  1. One letter from a law school professor presenting knowledge of the applicant's character and scholarship.
  2. Applicant's college transcript and law school grades to date certified by each school's certifying authority.
  3. A letter of endorsement from a responsible person not related to the Applicant.
  4. A letter from the applicant setting forth why the applicant is qualified for this scholarship pursuant to Item I(B) above.
  5. All four requirements of this section must be complied with or an application is not valid.

HOW TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION

  1. Application packets are distributed to interested parties through the Financial Aid Offices of law schools. Packets can be requested from The Lake County Bar Foundation, Lake County Courthouse, P.O. Box 490, Painesville, OH 44077. Telephone: (440) 350-2180.
  2. Completed applications must be postmarked to the Bar Foundation address as of April 15, 2015.

GENERAL

  1. It is anticipated the Foundation will announce the recipient(s) by May 1, 2015.
  2. The scholarship award will be presented to the recipient(s), or at the student's option, sent to the law school towards tuition expenses.
  3. The amount of the scholarship(s) each year is decided by the Foundation. It is the present intention to award up to three $1,000.00. Scholarship(s) by Law Day 2015.

Download the application here


2015 Law Student Assistance Fund Scholarship

The Law Student Assistance Fund may assist one or more students from Shelby County, Ohio and the surrounding counties abutting on Shelby County, Ohio in their final year of law school by providing assistance to defray the cost of tuition, books, and such other expenses incidental to attending law school.

Total Amount Awarded:  $3,000

Requirements

  • A law student with a permanent residence in Shelby County, Ohio or a county abutting* Shelby County, Ohio at the time the award is made (not precluding an at-school residence). *Counties abutting Shelby County: Auglaize, Champaign, Darke, Logan, Mercer, & Miami (Ohio).
  • Demonstrated leadership in undergraduate and law school activities regarding self and professional improvement.
  • Demonstrated leadership in community, school and church.
  • Graduated from a high school in Shelby County, Ohio or from a high school located in a county abutting Shelby County, Ohio.
  • Demonstrated above-average legal scholarship while attending law school.
  • Financial need.
  • Preference shall be given to students who indicate a desire for the general practice of law in a rural or county-seat setting and to third year law students who are married and have children.
  • Recipients shall not be discriminated against because of age, gender, race, physical handicap, disability, ethnic background, religious affiliation, or creed.

Law Student Assistance Fund Scholarship Application
Must be a resident of the Ohio counties of Auglaize, Champaign, Darke, Logan, Mercer, Miami or Shelby. 

Deadline is June 1, 2015.


If you need assistance before our deadline dates, please email our office at info@commfoun.com or call (937) 497-7800.


Juvenile Justice Law School Scholarship

We are committed to juvenile justice and want to encourage young people to pursue a career in law and hopefully make a difference to someone in their careers. We have discovered that nothing matters more in the early life of a youth charged with a crime than lawyers, legal professionals, and judges who are committed to defending the rights of the youth.

Amount:

$1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an applicant exclusively for law school tuition and related expenses.

Candidates: 

For any law student attending (or accepted and planning to attend) an accredited law school.

Deadline

July 31st, 2015

Details & Application:

http://www.criminallawdenver.com/juvenile-justice-law-school-scholarship/


DUI Victim Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a law student attending (or planning to attend) an accredited law school who either personally was the victim or has a family member who was the victim of an accident caused by a driver proven to be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. 

Amount:

$1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an applicant exclusively for law school tuition and related expenses.

Candidates: 

Scholarship will be awarded to a first or second year law student, or entering law school in the Fall of 2015. 

Deadline

May 30th, 2015

Details & Application:

http://www.phxinjurylaw.com/dui-victim-scholarship


Accident Survivor Law School Scholarship

Zehl & Associates is pleased to announce the creation of a new scholarship for law students currently enrolled or accepted to an accredited law school.

Amount:

$1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an applicant exclusively for law school tuition and related expenses.

Candidates: 

For a law student attending (or accepted and planning to attend) an accredited law school and has either personally was the victim of or has a family member who was the victim of a major accident. 

Deadline

May 30, 2015

Details & Application:

http://www.zehllaw.com/ (click on Scholarship at bottom middle of page - footer)


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.


2015 Legal Scholarship Offered by Criminal Defense Attorneys Moses and Rooth Attorneys at Law

Moses and Rooth Attorneys at Law, a Criminal Defense Law Firm located in Orlando, Florida is offering a $1,000 scholarship to one incoming 1L or currently enrolled Law Student. Scholarship is offered for the Fall 2015 Academic Semester.

Scholarship Value: $1,000

The Criminal Defense Attorneys Moses and Rooth Attorneys at Law Scholarship is to be used exclusively for college tuition and related expenses. A check for $1000 will be made payable to the award recipient’s school to cover these expenses and he or she is expected to submit receipts in accordance with IRS regulations.

Essay Topic:

How do you see social media affecting the practice of law?

Application Deadline: May 1, 2015

Eligibility Requirements:

  • This scholarship will only be awarded to one incoming 1L or a currently enrolled Law Student
  • Hold a 3.0 or higher overall GPA
  • Must be a legal resident of the U.S.

Applicant Must Provide Following Documentation by Email or the Form Below:

  • Essay Requirements:
    1. INTRODUCTION: 100-200 Words: Tell us who you are, why you are applying for the scholarship, your interests, or anything that makes you special.
    2. SHORT ESSAY: In 300-600 words, write about the following: How do you see social media affecting the practice of law?
  • Essay must be emailed to legalscholarship@mosesandrooth.com Subject line: “Entry for The Moses and Rooth Legal Scholarship” or submitted through our form below.
  • Please include your name and contact information within the email.
  • MUST be a legal US resident.
  • Unofficial Transcript: Provide an unofficial transcript of your current academic status. If you are an incoming 1L, please provide an unofficial college transcript. During the selection process you may be contacted to verify your academic status with an official transcript. You then must mail an official, unopened transcript to ultimately confirm previously sent academic status. Please do not initially send the official copies.
  • All application materials must be emailed no later than the deadline date. Materials received later will be rejected, resulting in disqualification.

Privacy Policy and User Communications:

By submitting your application, the applicant grants Moses and Rooth Attorneys at Law, its agents and/or representatives permission to post the applicant’s name, school or university, photo (if submitted), introduction and winning essay on the firm’s websites www.mosesandrooth.com, the firm’s various marketing platforms, including but not limited to blog, social media accounts, and websites. This includes other marketing communications in the event he or she is awarded the scholarship. We’re also granted permission to call and/or send your information regarding your application.

User Communications – When you send email communications to Moses and Rooth Attorney at Law, its agents and/or representatives may retain those communications in order to process or respond to your inquiries or application as related to the scholarship. Moses and Rooth Attorney at Law, its agents and representatives will not sell, share, rent or otherwise transfer your information other than in accordance with the terms set forth in this Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions or would like to contribute additional materials, please email legalscholarship@mosesandrooth.com

You May Also Submit Your Information Through The Following Form.


The 2015 ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship

The ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship grants 20 incoming diverse law students with $15,000 of financial assistance over the course of their three years in law school.  During his term as ABA President, William G. Paul initiated the scholarship to encourage racially and ethnically diverse students to apply to and attend law school. 
 
Since its inception, 200 students from across the country have received the ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship.  These exceptional recipients have overcome adversity, proven themselves through academic success and public service, and demonstrated the tenacity to excel within the profession.

Requirements for Eligibility:

To be eligible to receive an ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship, an applicant must meet all of the following requirements:

1.  The applicant must be an entering, first-year law student in the 2015 academic year.  Only students beginning law school in the 2015 academic year will be eligible for an ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship.  Law students who have completed one or more semesters or years of law school are not eligible.  Applicants who are part-time law students also must be starting law school in the 2015 academic year to be eligible.

2.  At the time of application submission, the applicant must have achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4.0 grading scale) at his or her undergraduate institution.  If the applicant has not completed his or her undergraduate degree at the time the application is submitted, he or she must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 (on a 4.0 grading scale) as of the most recent completed semester.

3.  The applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States of America.  Students, who are citizens and residents of a foreign country, are not eligible to apply, even if they plan to attend law school in the United States.

 

Before receiving scholarship funds, recipients will be required to demonstrate admission and plans to enroll at an ABA-accredited law school.  Because the deadline for submitting applications is March 2, 2015, the applicant will have applied to law schools, but may not yet have been admitted to law school.  If the applicant is selected to receive an ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship, he or she will be required to demonstrate admission  and plans to enroll at an ABA-accredited law school before receiving scholarship funds.  An applicant or student who does not enroll or who leaves law school after being admitted will be required to return all or a proportional amount of scholarship funds.

To apply for a Legal Opportunity Scholarship, please provide the following information:

1.  Application Form.  Each applicant must complete and submit the attached application form.  Parents’ financial information is required for every scholarship applicant.  Exceptions will only be granted if the applicant is married or classified as independent at the corresponding applicant’s undergraduate school (Documentation may be requested to verify marital and/or independent status)

If special circumstances exist which prevent you from providing financial information for your parents, please explain those circumstances in a separate statement. If your parents are separated or divorced, information from both biological parents is required.  Parents may complete separate applications, and all information will be kept confidential.

To complete the application, applicant must attach copies of federal income tax forms for self and  parents.  If you have completed 2014 federal income tax return, please attach a copy to the application.  Because the application will be submitted before the April 15, 2015 tax deadline, applicant may submit copies of  2013 tax forms if 2014 forms are not available.  Applicant must indicate in the appropriate section of the application if self or parents are not required to complete federal income tax forms.  Each applicant is responsible for notifying the American Bar Association Fund for Justice and Education in writing of any changes that may have an effect on their financial status. 

2.  Personal Statement.  The personal statement is applicant’s opportunity to include information that the application form does not convey, and will assist the Committee in reaching a thoughtful decision evaluation.  Examples of such information include a description of applicants personal strengths, contributions through community service, a description of any special or unusual circumstances that may have affected academic performance, or applicants personal and family history of educational or socio-economic disadvantage.  While this list is not all-inclusive, we offer it for applicants to consider the types of information that may be useful in application evaluation.  Please limit personal statement to 1,000 words and use only one side of the paper.  Font size must be at least 12 point.

3.  Recommendations.  Each applicant must submit two recommendations, at least one of which should be from a professor.  Applicants who have been out of school for a number of years and have difficulty finding an academic recommender, may substitute letters from employers and/or others who have worked closely with the applicant.  No more than four recommendations will be considered.  Recommendation letters are particularly useful when the writer provides substantive, comparative information about the applicant’s abilities, activities and personal qualities, including specific examples that illustrate these attributes. 

            *Please have letters of recommendations sent via email to legalosf@americanbar.org.

The recommenders should place your name in the subject line of the email and provide their full title and contact information at the end of the email

4.  Transcript.   Each applicant must submit a copy of his or her unofficial transcript from his or her undergraduate institution.  If you are selected to receive an ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship, you will be required to submit an official copy of the transcript before receiving scholarship funds.

5.  *Additional information.  Please do not send collateral materials such as photos, articles, resumes, etc. outside of those required above.  Submit only the scholarship application, please do not return the application instructions.

You may now submit your application by:

Scanning all completed pages and attachments and forward to mailbox

legalosf@americanbar.org

(do not send application instructions)

If you have any questions, email us at legalosf@americanbar.org

For additional information, refer to the website at http://www.ambar.org/DiversityScholarship


Wheelchair Disability Scholarship

At Bell Law Group, we’ve seen first-hand how limited mobility can be a major challenge in workplaces as well as academic settings.  We’ve created this scholarship to help raise awareness about mobility issues and help to educate employers and employees alike on the importance of reasonable accommodations.

ELIGIBILITY:

Applicants must meet the following criteria

  • Applicant is currently enrolled at or accepted to a law school in the U.S.
  • Applicant is permanently confined to a wheelchair.
  • Applicant is willing to share his or her story with the general public. If applicant wishes to remain anonymous, all effort will be made to withhold the applicant’s identity and protect his or her anonymity.

REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must submit by February 28th, 2015

  • A completed Scholarship Application Form.
  • A 1-3 page typed essay exploring mobility issues in the workplace and on campus, the struggles you’ve encountered with your disability and how you’ve overcome those difficulties.
  • An official copy of law school or undergrad college transcripts for all schools attended.
  • Documentation of your disability from a qualified medical professional.
  • Proof of Legal Residency in U.S. (i.e. birth certificate, passport, permanent resident card, etc.)

AWARD:

The award recipient will be notified of selection on or about March 31st, 2015. This scholarship is to be used exclusively for law school tuition and related expenses. A check for $1,000 will be made payable to the award recipient’s education institution to cover these expenses and he or she is expected to submit receipts in accordance with IRS regulations.

DEADLINE:

Completed applications must be submitted no later than February 28th, 2015.

Application materials should be mailed to:

Attn: Jonathan Bell
100 Quentin Roosevelt Blvd #208,
Garden City, NY 11530

Download the application here


Marine Appreciation – Law School Scholarship

With the cost of rising tuition, the Open Tax Resolution Law Student scholarship has been started as a way to contribute to the families who have sacrificed so much in order to allow their loved ones to serve and protect our country through their military service. It was established to provide financial support to a law student whose life has been impacted by a family member serving in the Marine Corps and who is seeking to continue their education through law school. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an applicant who submits the required application and essay by the deadline.

Eligibility:

  • For a law student attending (or accepted and planning to attend) an accredited law school and is or has had a family member in the Marine Corps.
  • Entrants must submit a 1-3 page essay describing their experience and the impact of the service and sacrifice to their family.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and 18 years or older.
  • Academic achievement demonstrated through a cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0 from undergraduate or current law school work.

Requirements:

  • Applicant must submit an essay and application by: June 30th, 2015.
  • Submit an official copy of undergraduate and/or law school transcripts with GPA.
  • Completed application and materials should be mailed (or e-mailed in PDF format) to:
Steven Leahy
The Law Office of Steven A. Leahy, PC
150 N Michigan Ave #1120
Chicago, IL 60601

Email: Scholarship(use at sign)it-lawyer.com

Rules:

Winners provide personal information as needed to The Law Office of Steven A. Leahy, PC where appropriate. Any taxes on scholarship are the sole responsibility of the contestant. Through accepting a scholarship, the applicant with agree to allow The Law Office of Steven A. Leahy, PC to use its name, law school attending and picture (possibly) to announce the scholarship award.

Award:

  • Scholarship is to be used exclusively for law school tuition and/or books.
  • One applicant is awarded a $1,000 scholarship. The check will be made payable to the award recipient’s law school to cover these expenses.
  • Recipient is expected to submit receipts in accordance with IRS regulations.
  • Award recipient will be notified of the selection on or about July 31st, 2015.

Download Application here: Marine Service Law School Scholarship


Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness/Law School Scholarship

Each year, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society observes Blood Cancer Awareness Month in order to increase knowledge about blood cancers and to raise awareness about research to find new treatments and cures.  The Law Office of Renkin & Associates is pleased to announce the creation of a scholarship for a current or incoming law student who has been affected by these diseases.  By creating the scholarship, Richard Renkin hopes to support a promising law student while raising awareness for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Eligibility for Law School Scholarship:

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a current or incoming law student at an accredited U.S. law school who has been affected by or dealing with issues related to lymphoma or leukemia (either himself/herself or a family member).
  • Be at least 18 years old and a U.S. citizen.
  • Be able to show proof of academic achievement with a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0 from undergraduate or current law school work.

Requirements:

Applicants must submit the following by April 30, 2015:

  • Essay and application (available to download online).
  • Official copy of undergraduate and/or law school transcripts with GPA of at least 3.0.  Proof of academic achievement may come from an undergraduate transcript or a current law school transcript.

Rules:

Applicants must abide by the following contest rules:

  • Winners will provide personal information as needed to the Law Office of Renkin & Associates where appropriate.
  • Any taxes on scholarship are the sole responsibility of the contestant.  Recipient is expected to submit receipts in accordance with IRS regulations.
  • By accepting a scholarship, the applicant will agree to allow the Law Office of Renkin & Associates to use his or her name, law school, and photograph to announce the scholarship award.
  • Scholarship is to be used exclusively for law school tuition and/or books.

Award:

Notification of award and payment will be as follows:

  • Award recipient will be notified of the selection on or around May 31, 2015.
  • A check for $1,000 will be made payable to the award recipient’s law school to cover tuition and/or books.

Deadline:

Completed application and materials may be mailed or e-mailed in PDF format to:

Paula Renkin
Law Office of Renkin & Associates
1620 5th Avenue #800
San Diego, CA  92101

E-mail: Paula@renkinlaw.com

All application materials must be received by the April 30th, 2015 deadline in order to be considered for the scholarship.

Click here to download the application
Law School Scholarship Application-Form


The  Baumgartner Law Firm Scholarship

The Baumgartner Law Firm offers a scholarship for current or incoming law students based on need and commitment to helping others. One student will receive a $3,000 scholarship. 

Criteria:

Applicants must be enrolled or accepted at an accredited Law School in the US, (persons who have applied to law school but have not yet been accepted may apply, however, the scholarship will only be awarded to someone enrolled in an accredited school at the time of scholarship selection). 

Deadline to apply

August 31, 2015

Application: 

Applicants apply online and the application can be found at: https://baumgartnerlawyers.com

/baumgartner-law-firm-scholarship-application

Award will be announced by November 30, 2015.

The Baumgartner Law Firm is a leading personal injury law firm based in Houston, Texas.


2015 Law Office of Steven Fritsch Scholarship

To support the pursuit of excellence in family law, we have created the 2015 Law Office of Steven Fritsch Scholarship; it will help a graduate as she or he pursues a legal career and will be an advocate for children or a spouse.

The $1,000 scholarship will partially defray first-year expenses for a student who has been accepted into an accredited law school in California or anywhere in the United States for enrollment in the fall of 2015.

Applicants must submit the following by July 27th, 2015:

  • A completed Scholarship Application Form
  • One to three (1-3) page typed essay describing the personal experience that inspired them to enter law school and study family law.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and an official and complete copy of undergraduate transcripts, with minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • An acceptance letter from an accredited law school within the United States for Fall 2015
  • Proof of legal residency in the United States (i.e., birth certificate, passport, permanent resident card, etc.)

The Award:

  • The Law Office of Steven L. Fritsch Scholarship is to be used exclusively for law school tuition and related expenses.
  • A check for $1,000 will be made payable to the award recipient’s law school to cover these expenses.
  • Recipient is expected to submit receipts in accordance with IRS regulations.

Scholarship applications may be mailed to

Steven Fritsch;
Law Office of Steven L. Fritsch
300 Carlsbad Village Drive, Suite 216
Carlsbad, CA 92008
or emailed to media@oceansidedivorcelawfirm.com

The deadline is July 27th, 2015 and the award will be announced on or about August 31, 2015.

Questions regarding the scholarship, the applications, or the scholarship requirements should be submitted to media@oceansidedivorcelawfirm.com


Vision Zero Auto Accident Prevention Scholarship

2015 Vision Zero Auto Accident Prevention Scholarship for Law Students

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Recipient is currently in their first or second year of law school, or entering law school in the fall of 2015
  • Recipient is a U.S. citizen accepted to or currently attending an ABA accredited law school or program within United States.
  • Academic achievement as reflected by an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must submit by July 31st, 2015:

  • A completed Scholarship Application Form
  • One-page typed essay
  • An official copy of a law school or undergrad college transcript
  • An official copy of a driving record since being eligible to drive
  • If entering a law school program or school in the fall of 2015, an acceptance letter from an accredited law school.

The award recipient shall provide the following documentation to obtain the scholarship:

  • Proof of Legal Residency in U.S. (i.e. birth certificate, passport, permanent resident card, etc.)
  • Vision Zero Car Auto Accident Prevention Scholarship for law Students is to be used exclusively for law school school tuition and related expenses. A check for $1,000 will be made payable to the award recipient’s education institution to cover these expenses and he or she is expected to submit receipts in accordance with IRS regulations

AWARD

  • Vision Zero Car Auto Accident Prevention Scholarship award recipient will be notified of the selection on or about August 31, 2015.

DEADLINE: Completed applications must be submitted no later than July 31st , 2015. Application materials should be mailed to the attention of John Sheehan at 44 School St #815, Boston, MA 02108.

Download the application


2015 Davis Levin Livingston Scholarship

The Honolulu law firm of Davis Levin Livingston has announced their second Public Interest Law Scholarship. The scholarship intends to support law students intending to pursue public interest law and add to the ranks of motivated young attorneys willing to consider a career as a public interest lawyer.

Eligibility

  • Recipient is a U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the United States
  • Recipient is accepted, and will be attending law school in the fall of the same year following the application
  • Academic achievement as reflected by an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA

Requirements

  • A completed Scholarship Application Form
  • One to three (1-3) page typed essay
  • Recipient must have a stated intention of pursuing a legal career in public interest law.
  • An official and complete copy of undergraduate college transcripts
  • An acceptance letter from an accredited law school within the United States
  • Proof of legal residency in the U.S. (i.e., birth certificate, passport, permanent resident card, etc.)

Award

  • Davis Levin Livingston scholarship is to be used exclusively for law school tuition and related expenses.
  • A check for $3,000 will be made payable to the award recipient’s law school to cover these expenses.
  • Recipient is expected to submit receipts in accordance with IRS regulations.
  • Davis Levin Livingston Scholarship award recipient will be notified of the selection on or about August 3, 2015.

Deadline

Completed applications must be submitted no later than July 15, 2015.  Application materials should be mailed (or e-mailed in PDF format) to:

Lynne Agbalog
Davis Levin Livingston
851 Fort St Ste 400
Honolulu, HI 96813

lynne@davislevin.com

Scholarship Application
Scholarship Requirements


2015 Buckfire & Buckfire Law School Diversity Scholarship

The Michigan personal injury lawyers of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. are pleased to announce its second annual 2015 Diversity Scholarship for law students. The Michigan law firm represents victims of car accidents, motorcycle accidents, medical malpractice cases, nursing home neglect cases, dog bite injuries, and all other personal injury accident matters.  Located in Southfield, Michigan, the law firm represents clients throughout the entire state. The scholarship has been created as part of Buckfire & Buckfire’s commitment to build on the promise of diversity within the workplace, community and society.

 

The Diversity Scholarship is $2,000.00 and will be awarded to a student who is currently attending an accredited law school, who is either a member of an ethnic, racial, or other minority, or demonstrates commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career. The second annual award will be awarded in 2015.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Recipient is a member of an ethnic, racial, or other minority or any individual who demonstrates a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career.
  • Recipient is a U.S. citizen currently attending an accredited law school within the United States.
  • Academic achievement as reflected by a minimum 3.0 GPA and have completed at least one semester of classes at an accredited law school.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS – Application Deadline: May 31, 2015

In order to apply for the Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Diversity Law Scholarship an applicant must submit the following items:

  • A completed Scholarship Application Form.
  • One-page typed essay describing how you will utilize your law degree to promote ethnic diversity.
  • A certified, official copy of law school transcript.

The winner of the 2014 Diversity Scholarship will be announced by July 1, 2015.

HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested in applying for the first annual 2015 Diversity Scholarship, please complete the Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Law School Scholarship Application.

All application materials must be sent by U.S. mail on or before May 31, 2015.

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.
Attn: Law Scholarship
25800 Northwestern Hwy, Ste. 890
Southfield, MI 48075

Suhre & Associates Law Firm ScholarshiP

Made possible by donations from the Columbus DUI Attorneys at The Law Office of Suhre & Associates.

Requirements

  • This scholarship is judged primarily on need basis, but does not exclude achievement standards.
  • The scholarship must be submitted, in full, by May 31, 2015. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Application will be date stamped at the District Service Center on the date it comes in .
  • INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
  • Applications for scholarship can be submitted by student enrolled in a college/university in the state of Ohio, not excluding students who previously applied or students that did not apply their freshman year.
  • You must be seeking a future career in law.
  • A student aid report showing income status of your household must be attached for application to be considered.
  • Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
  • An official transcript must be attached with counselor or school representative signature for application to be considered.
  • This scholarship is a one time scholarship worth $500.
  • Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application.
  • If you receive the award, and your plans change (either to persue a different interest, or to not attend school) you will need to contact Suhre & Associates no later than December 31, 2015. (614) 914-4822

This is an online scholarship only.  Click here to fill out the application


Ladah Law Firm, PLLC Injury Scholarship

Ladah Law Firm is please to announce the Injury Scholarship for the 2015 school year.  This scholarship is a one time award of $2,000 and will be presented in the fall semester of 2015. We will stop accepting applications on May 31, 2015.

This Scholarship will be judged & awarded on merit and need. Applicants will be required to demonstrate:
1. How an injury you or someone close to you experienced has impacted your life.
2. How your experience with an injury or an accident has contributed to your desire & motivation to become an attorney.
3. Personal commitment to working with, helping or caring for those affected by injuries and accidents?
These personal injuries or accidents can be from (but not limited to) car accidents, motorcycle accidents, slip & falls, dangerous property or work conditions, etc. To be considered, the injuries sustained should not be self inflicted or by injured person’s own fault.

Our Privacy Policy can be viewed here.

Requirements

  • This scholarship is judged & awarded primarily on merit & need.
  • Completed application must be submitted online by May 31, 2015. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
  • INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
  • Applicant must be attending Law School in 2015.
  • Applicant will have successfully completed at least one semester of law school but will not yet have graduated by fall semester of 2015.
  • Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
  • A transcript must be attached for application for consideration.
  • Applicant must submit an unopend copy of official transcripts if selected as a finalist.
  • This scholarship is a one-time award worth $2,000 to be awarded the fall semester of 2015.
  • Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application.
  • Applicant will be required to demonstrate both their merit and their need for this scholarship

To apply, please use this link

Applications must be submitted in full by May 31, 2015.


Get Prepped LSAT Prep Law Student Scholarship

The Get Prepped LSAT prep scholarships are unrestricted awards available to current law students.

Financial Award: $1000

Eligibility: Individuals must be full-time law students. Applicants will be considered for the award based upon a combination of factors contained in their application including, but not limited to: class rank, LSAT score, extra-curricular activities, personal financial status and a short personal statement.

Application Process:

Visit GP LSAT Prep ( http://www.getprepped.com ) and click the 'Scholarships' link

Deadline: January 31 and June 30, annually


J. Andrew Fulker Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Scholarship Committee of the Miami County Bar Association announces it is currently receiving applications for scholarship grants from the J. Andrew Fulker Memorial Scholarship Fund. The Fund was established  in cooperation with the Troy Foundation, as a lasting tribute to Troy Attorney J. Andrew Fulker who died in an auto accidenit in 1989.

Eligibility:  The scholarship fund is designed to assist deserving law students who are residents of Miami County. Recipients of J. Andrew Fulker Memorial Scholarship grants will be selected by the Scholarship Committee of the Miami County Bar Association. Grants will be used for law school tuition. To be eligible an applicant must be admitted for full-time attendance at a college of law or law school in a program designed to lead to a Juris Doctor or similar law degree.

Application:  Applications for scholarships may be obtained from Jack L. Neuenschwander, Chairman, Miami County Bar Association Scholarship Committee, 1455 Stockham Drive, Piqua, Ohio 45356, telephone 937-778-0269

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