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For assistance, please call the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, located in Suite 246 at 1303 San Jacinto Street, Houston, TX 77002.
Phone: 713-646-1820
Fax: 713-659-3807 |


Private Scholarships

State Scholarships

Christensen & Hymas- $1,000 Married Student Scholarship

Scholarship eligibility and application requirements:

  • Must be legally married
  • Must be currently enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a Juris Doctorate
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Must write a 300-700word essay explaining your life balance including educational, familial, and personal goals.
Deadline: Aug.1, 2017

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Chapman LLC, Attorneys at Law- $1,000 Scholarship

Scholarship eligibility and application requirements:

  • Law student accepted to attend or currently attending an accredited law school in the U.S.
  • U.S. citizen 18 years or older
  • 300-500word essay
  • ESSAY TOPIC- In your own words, tell us what was the single best piece of advice, or information you have received in your life, and describe the impact it has made on your life to this point.
Deadline: November 15, 2016

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US $2,500 Scholarship

Scholarship eligibility and application requirements:

Open to US Citizens, planning to go to an accredited American university or college or currently enrolled. (checks will be made payable to the college) Any student who fits the eligibility requirements listed above can apply for the divorce law scholarship.

To enter student must submit an 800 to 1000 word legal essay on ANY of the following topics:

  • Divorce Law (in your state)
  • Child Custody (in your state)
  • Divorce Mediation (in your state)

For submission, simply email your essay as an attachment in PDF or Word format, including your full name, school you will be attending and contact information to

Deadline: Jan. 15, 2017 for Fall & June 1, 2017 for Spring.

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Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law - REPTL Scholarship

Writing Contest open to all law students in good standing, including those who have graduated within 8 months.

Topic: Essay on a general or current topic dealing with real property, probate, or trust law. The Contest is designed to attract students to the real property, probate, and trust law fields, and to strongly encourage scholarship in these areas.

Deadline: January 6, 2017
Award: $5,000


Houtan Scholarship Fund

Description: The Houtan Scholarship Foundation seeks students from all origins, Iranian and non-Iranian, who have high academic performance and proven interest in promoting Iran's great culture, heritage, language and civilization.

Eligibility: Must have working knowledge of Farsi, interest in Iranian culture/heritage/literature, attending graduate school, academic success/significant improvement in academic success, financial need

Deadline: (Fall) June 1
Award: $2,500 per semester

Contact: The Houtan Scholarship Foundation
300 Central Ave
Egg Harbor Twp., NJ 08234
(609) 653-9317

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Kappa Alpha Theta Foundation

Description: The foundation is able to provide scholarships to Thetas in good standing for undergraduate and graduate education. Please refer to the website for an A to Z listing of scholarships and applications.

Eligibility: Women only, must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen. Scholarships are based on financial need, and be a KAT member in good standing.

Award: Varies by scholarship

Contact: Kappa Alpha Theta Foundation
8740 Founders Road
Indianapolis, IN 46268-1300
(317) 876-1870

Deadline: (Fall) June 1

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Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Description: The purpose of The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is to provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields. The Program is established in recognition of the contributions New Americans have made to American life and in gratitude for the opportunities the United States has afforded the donors and their family
Eligibility: New American, merit
Award: $20,000 (plus 50% of tuition)
Deadline: Varies

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Practicing Law Institute Bar Review Program Tuition Scholarships

Description: PLI awards scholarships covering the full or partial tuition cost for attending its seminars. Law students generally receive full scholarships to most programs, except for a $25 application fee (below). Faculty usually receives 75% scholarships to most programs. Scholarships are also available to legal aid and government attorneys, judges, judicial clerks, and employees of nonprofit organizations.

Eligibility: Attend bar review course
Award: Seminar tuition
Deadline: Varies
Contact: Mark Dighton, Director of Law School Relations
(212) 8245841

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The Reeves Law Group Scholarship

This 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.


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 the 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

December 15, 2016

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