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Chapman LLC Scholarship for Law Students

APPLICATION DEADLINE

November 15, 2016; Winner to be announced on or before January 1, 2017

ELIGIBILITY

  • Law student accepted to attend or currently attending an accredited law school in the U.S.
  • U.S. citizen 18 years or older
  • Applicants may not be current or past employees of Chapman LLC or be directly related to a current employee

REQUIREMENTS

  • Completed scholarship application
  • 300-500 word essay
  • An acceptance letter from an accredited law school in the U.S. (new students) or an unofficial transcript from an accredited law school in the U.S. (current students)
  • Materials submitted by November 15, 2016; late or incomplete applications will not be considered
  • All materials must be submitted electronically via the form below

FINANCIAL AWARD

  • Before receiving the award, recipient will be required to demonstrate enrollment at an accredited law school in the U.S.
  • A check for $1,000 will be sent to the scholarship recipient’s law school of choice to cover expenses
  • Scholarship is to be used exclusively to cover law school tuition and other related expenses, such as books or room/board
  • Recipient is expected to submit receipts in accordance with IRS regulations

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Mark T. Banner Scholarship

The Richard Linn American Inn of Court is proud to offer the Mark T. Banner Scholarship. This scholarship is part of The Richard Linn American Inn of Court's commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers of high ethics, civility and professionalism, and especially those from diverse backgrounds.

Eligibility

Law students who have entered into a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school in the United States and who will continue in that program through at least the Fall semester 2017 are eligible to apply for the Mark T. Banner Scholarship. 

Selection Criteria

Scholarship recipients will be selected by the Mark T. Banner Scholarship review board based on the following criteria:

  • Commitment to the pursuit of a career in IP law. An ability to demonstrate commitment to the pursuit of a career in intellectual property law is an essential requirement.
  • Commitment, qualities and actions toward ethics, civility and professionalism.
  • Academic merit (undergraduate, graduate and law school).
  • Written and oral communication skills determined in part through a telephone interview for finalists.
  • Leadership qualities and community involvement.
  • Member of a historically underrepresented group in IP law (including race, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation and disability). The applicant should discuss how diversity has impacted his or her pursuit of a career in IP law and how the applicant has faced and overcome the challenges associated therewith. Diversity is considered, but is one element among several in the award decision.

Financial Award

The recipient of the Mark T. Banner Scholarship will receive $5,000 payable for the Fall 2017 semester of his or her second or third year of law school.

Application Process

Applications will be accepted from now through November 23, 2016. The winner will be notified by April 2017 and the award will be announced at the Linn Inn of Court's annual dinner in Summer of 2017. Applicants should submit the following documents as a single PDF format file for consideration:

  • Completed Mark T. Banner Scholarship Application Form
  • Resume
  • Academic transcripts (law school, undergraduate/graduate school)
  • Three-page statement describing (a) how ethics, civility and professionalism have been a focus of the candidate; (b) how diversity has impacted the candidate; and (c) the candidate's commitment to the pursuit of a career in IP law
  • Contact information for three references


*Selections for scholarships by the Linn Inn are final and not subject to review by the American Inns of Court Foundation. All materials submitted by applicants shall become the property of the Linn Inn, for disposal or to be retained as the Linn Inn sees fit. Awards of scholarships will include Inn press releases, may reveal information about the applicant from the application materials and interview, and may become known to the applicants’ fellow students, law school faculty and administration, family, friends, and others.


National Business Law Scholarship

Brown, PC is now accepting applications for the firm's National Business Law Scholarship, a $500 stipend which will be awarded to a second or third year U.S. law student with a demonstrated interest in business law. The award will be paid directly to the student, and can be used for any expenses related to legal education, including but not limited to tuition, room, board, books, bar review courses, or commuting expenses.

Candidates should submit a cover letter summarizing their interest in business law to Kristen.Brownnull@brownpc.nullcom. Cover letters should also include the following information:

  • Name
  • Email Address
  • Street, City, State & Zip Code
  • Phone Number
  • University Name & City, State
  • Student ID
  • GPA (minimum 3.0)
  • Expected Graduation Date

Candidates are encouraged to submit, along with their letter, any documents demonstrating their interest in business law. Documents might include a transcript or class schedule showing business law courses completed or currently enrolled in, a letter of recommendation from a business law professor or a letter from someone who supervised the applicant in a business law-related job or internship.

The deadline for submissions is Monday, December 5, 2016 and the award will be announced on Friday, December 16, 2016.

Please feel free to direct questions to Kristen.Brownnull@brownpc.nullcom.


National Tax Law Scholarship

Brown, PC is now accepting applications for the firm's National Tax Law Scholarship, a $500 stipend which will be awarded to a second or third year U.S. law student with a demonstrated interest in tax law. The award will be paid directly to the student, and can be used for any expenses related to legal education, including but not limited to tuition, room, board, books, bar review courses, or commuting expenses.

Candidates should submit a cover letter summarizing their interest in tax law to Kristen.Brownnull@brownpc.nullcom. Cover letters should also include the following information:

· Name
· Email Address
· Street, City, State & Zip Code
· Phone Number
· University Name & City, State
· Student ID
· GPA (minimum 3.0)
· Expected Graduation Date

Candidates are encouraged to submit, along with their letter, any documents demonstrating their interest in tax law. Documents might include a transcript or class schedule showing tax law courses completed or currently enrolled in, a letter of recommendation from a tax law professor or a letter from someone who supervised the applicant in a tax-related job or internship.

The deadline for submissions is Monday, December 5, 2016 and the award will be announced on Friday, December 16, 2016.

Please feel free to direct questions to Kristen.Brownnull@brownpc.nullcom.


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


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


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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