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External Scholarships

See below for a list of external scholarships available to law students:

LDF Civil Rights Law Scholarship Program

Do you want to be part of the next generation of legal leaders? Apply today to the LMJ Scholarship Program.
 
The LMJ Scholarship is a diversity pipeline program that seeks to nurture the academic and professional careers of outstanding diverse law students. Over the past 16 years, the LMJ Scholarship program has provided over $3.8 Million to 215 students.
 
The LMJ Scholarship program grants scholarships of $10,000 to students for their first year of law school. In addition to financial support, LMJ scholars are connected with and have access to MCCA’s extensive community of legal law firms and in house peers, alumni, and mentors, who are available to provide professional support, share opportunities and insights, and offer guidance on addressing academic and professional barriers.

Learn more about MCCA and the LMJ Scholarship and apply today.
 

The application deadline is Tuesday, June 1, 2021, 11:59 PM (PT).

 

Incoming 1L Students

The Stoddard Firm is pleased to offer a $2,000 scholarship to students entering their first year of law school at the beginning of the next academic year (August 2021).  The deadline to apply is May 3, 2021.

This scholarship is designed to encourage and award creative authorship.

Please review the eligibility, requirements, and further details by following the below link:

https://thestoddardfirm.com/legal-scholarship/

Mann Law Firm is pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship to students entering their first year of law school at the beginning of the next academic year (August 2021).  The deadline to apply is May 1, 2021.

This scholarship is designed to encourage and award creative authorship.

Please review the eligibility, requirements, and further details by following the below link:

https://www.manninjurylaw.com/legal-award/

The Accident and Injury Law Office of Terry Bryant is proud to announce the availability of a $2,500 scholarship to be awarded to a student who has been accepted to or is currently enrolled in an ABA- or AALS-accredited law school. Applicants must have a cumulative college grade point average of at least 3.0.  The deadline to apply is June 1, 2021.

We want to know what motivates candidates to practice law and what they plan to accomplish in their careers as attorneys.

Please review the eligibility, requirements, and further details by following the below link:

https://www.terrybryant.com/about-us/scholarships/law-scholarship-application-form

BARBRI Law Preview Scholarships Sponsored by LexisNexis

BARBRI Law Preview (the nation’s largest law school prep course) has teamed up with LexisNexis to provide Law Preview Scholarships to five (5) STCL entering 1Ls.  Select members of our entering class can attend a law school prep course this summer at no cost. To learn more about this academic enrichment opportunity and see if you qualify, visit http://bit.ly/South-Texas-LP-Scholarship.

Pipeline to Practice Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadline: 
May 1

Founded in 2016 with a mission to provide academic enrichment and career development opportunities to talented young people from underserved and underrepresented communities.

Evans Law Firm Legal Scholarship
Application Deadline: May 1
Award: $1,000 to an incoming 1L; requires a previously published writing sample (print or digital media).

Other Scholarship Opportunities

“One Lawyer Can Change The World” Scholarship
Application Deadline: 
June 1

Each year, BARBRI honors 10 future change agents who are heading to law school. All ten finalists will be rewarded with scholarships to help pay for the first year of law school.

Leesfield Scholarship
Application Deadline: 
May 15

Award: $2,500 to a Law Student Member to subsidize attendance at AAJ’s Annual Convention. This scholarship is available to first-and second-year AAJ Law Student Members.

Mike Eidson Scholarship 
Application Deadline: 
May 15

Award: $5,000 annually to a female student entering her third year of law school (the student can be enrolled in a three-year day program or four-year night program) who has demonstrated a commitment to a career as a trial lawyer.

Richard D. Hailey Scholarship
Application Deadline: 
May 15

Award: AAJ’s Minority Caucus will award a $5,000 scholarship to a minority Law Student Member who is entering his or her first, second, or third year of law school.

Trial Advocacy Scholarship
Application Deadline: 
May 15

Awards: This $3,000 scholarship is awarded to the applicant who best demonstrates the following: commitment to AAJ and its mission; a desire to represent victims; an interest and skill in trial advocacy; and financial need.

Morgan & Morgan “For the People” Scholarship
Application Deadline:  
November 30

Award: $5,000 will be awarded to an individual who is accepted or currently enrolled in law school and is driven to fight for those who need it most. Scholarship applicants will be evaluated primarily on the quality of their answers, but also on their creativity.

Staver Law Group Personal Injury Scholarship
Application Deadline: 
December 1

Award: $5,000 to a college or graduate student who understands and appreciates the importance of personal injury law. The recipients may have been injured in an accident themselves or impacted when a loved one was hurt. They may also be active in promoting community health and safety.

Pages with Multiple Scholarships for 1L and continuing students

External Scholarship Resources

Additional Scholarships available to Law Students

ABA Scholarships