Julie Johnson Annual $500 Law Scholarship (for female students) The winner of the Julie Johnson $500 law scholarship contest will be selected by our attorneys based on participation in a video essay contest. In addition to recording an essay, participants are required to meet the following eligibility requirements: •Must be currently enrolled in an accredited college in the US or are planning to matriculate in the fall of 2015. •Must be in good academic standing if currently enrolled in college or high school. •If an applicant is under 18, the permission of a parent or guardian. •Applicant must be a female. •Submission of the video essay by 8-01-15. After we receive the submissions, we will review them and choose a winner based on the quality of their essay. Among the factors we will consider in choosing a winner are the applicant’s creativity, originality, and potential for success in the legal field. Submissions should be between 1 and 3 minutes in length. Please submit video essays (YouTube or Vimeo preferred) to scholarship@juliejohnsonlaw.com. The Video Essay Topic The video essay should respond to the following question: •What most inspired you to pursue a career in Law? August
The Advocates at Driggs, Bills & Day Scholarship •The applicant should submit an 400-600 word essay on the following topic: Millions of people each year are injured or killed in accidents involving cars or other motor vehicles. What are some legislative changes that could be made to make our roads safer? Do you think current traffic laws are too strict or not strict enough? (i.e., speed limits, mandatory safety belt laws, etc.) What do you think is a more effective solution- mandating and enforcing safety laws for drivers, increasing awareness of traffic accidents, or a combination of the two? •After considering the applications, we will select five finalists and post their essays on our blog and Google + page. The two students that generate the most “buzz” are the winners! There will be two awards of $1,000 for 2015-2016 academic year; one in the fall and one in the spring. August
Baumgartner Law Firm – Law Student Scholarship In order to apply, applicant must be enrolled at an accredited law school in (If you have applied to law school and have not yet been accepted, you may apply but the scholarship will only be awarded to someone accepted and enrolled at an accredited Law School at the time of scholarship selection.) This scholarship will be awarded based on need and commitment to helping others. AMOUNT: A one time award of $3,000.00 will be awarded to one winner to be used for tuition, books and law school expenses. August
Yanez & Associates Annual Family Law Scholarship Essay The essay contest is open to all current law students and prospective law students awaiting admission. There will be two winners. First place: $2,000.00 and second place: $1,000.00. The goal of the scholarship is to motivate students to pursue a career in family law. For details on how to submit your essay, please visit our website. August
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Ambrosio E. Rodriguez Scholarship
The scholarship will be based on an essay and can be done on any topic. The range can be from 500-1250 words, anything over 1250 words will not be read. Essay Topics Possible topics include: Why I want to practice criminal law (either as a prosecutor or criminal defense attorney)? Discuss any adversity you had to overcome to fulfill your goal of attending law school? What you hope to achieve with your law degree. Award is $3,500. September
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Filipino Lawyers of Washington 2015 Pangarap Scholarship Application
Each year, the Filipino Lawyers of Washington (“FLOW”) awards up to 3 scholarships ranging from $500 to $3,000 to law students in the Pacific Northwest. The scholarships are intended to recognize law students who have demonstrated significant commitment to community service, particularly service to the Filipino/Filipino American community. You need not be of Filipino ethnicity to apply. To learn more about FLOW, please visit www.filipinolawyers.org. September
Umansky Law Firm Education Scholarship Recognizing that physical impairments often make academic pursuits more challenging we will award $1,000 to our scholarship fund in order to assist exceptional students who have suffered severe injuries from car accidents. Please choose one of the three questions provided for your essay. Essays must be between 600 and 1000 words. 1. How has living with severe injury affected your pursuit of higher education? 2. How will you help others with severe injuries in the future? 3. How has a famous individual with a severe injury inspired you to succeed? All applicants should also include a separate statement of how the scholarship will help them. This should be only one paragraph long included at the end of the essay. This paragraph will not count toward the word count of the essay. Applicant Requirements Applicant must be a student entering a U.S. accredited law school or a current student at an accredited U.S. law school. Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA Applicants must submit their application, essay and an official copy of their transcript, application and essay by November 13, 2015 to The Umansky Law Firm 1945 E. Michigan St, Orlando FL, 32806 November
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Chapman LLC 2015 Scholarship for Law Students
As an investment law firm, we are constantly fighting to recoup money from people who have wronged the investors we represent. There is no feeling in the world like helping someone win back their retirement or life savings. In 500-750 words, tell us about a time in your life where you helped someone and the way that it positively impacted you. $1,000 prize. November
Lamber Goodnow Law Team Rocky Mountain Educational Dreams Scholarships $1,000 scholarship for a current law student or applicant. •Write a 500- to 750-word essay and email it to scholarship@lambergoodnowcolorado.com 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. December
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The Reeves Law Group Scholarship
The Reeves Law Group is awarding a $2,500 scholarship to a deserving student and future lawyer who authors a winning essay in our third annual Scholarship Essay Contest. 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 in a 750-1000 words essay (or PowerPoint or Prezi presentation), give us your submission on the following topic: “My dream contribution to society as a lawyer” December
Farzad Family Law Annual Scholarship Farzad Family Law, APC is offering an annual scholarship to all law and pre-law students. This scholarship is merit based and the winning applicant will receive $3,500 dollars towards their costs of education. All of the application details and the 2014 essay question are available on our website at http://farzadlaw.com/farzad-family-law-scholarship/. December
Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation Excellence in Legal Writing -$10,000 award In order to be considered, two copies of a current legal writing must be submitted to the Foundation c/o Kenneth G. Engerrand, Brown Sims, P.C., Tenth Floor, 1177 West Loop South, Houston, Texas 77027-9007. The article must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation from a law school faculty member or legal professional other than the author of the paper. Only one paper may be submitted on behalf of any student and only one paper may be sponsored by any faculty member or legal professional. The submission must be postmarked no later than August 21, 2015. The student’s package must contain a separate sheet containing the title of the paper; the name, physical address, telephone number, and email address of the student; and the name, title, physical address, and email address of the student’s sponsor. There is no page limitation or restriction on the topic except that the writing must be on a legal subject. The Foundation will appoint a final judging panel consisting of a law school dean, a federal judge, and a law school professor. The Foundation will not return any material submitted to the Foundation. The 2015 recipient of the Brown Award will be notified by December 16, 2015, and listed with the other finalists at the website www.brownsims.com/about-brown-sims/affiliations/judge-john-r-brown-award. December
Pearce Law Firm Empowering Women in Law Scholarship Application The Pearce Law Firm in Philadelphia is pleased to offer The Pearce Law Firm – Empowering Women In Law Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is open to women nationwide who are currently attending a law school in the United States. This scholarship is intended to encourage & support outstanding achievement & leadership by example from women in the field of law. This award will be presented to a current female law student for the following academic year in the amount of $2,000.00 & will be paid at the beginning of the fall semester (2016). - See more at: http://thepearcelawfirm.com/empowering-scholarship-2015#sthash.ZzwjLp2L.dpuf December
The Expert Institute Legal Blog Post Writing Contest To participate, submit a 1,000 to 2,500 word blog-style article on the use of expert witnesses in litigation through our online submission portal at the bottom of this page by December 31, 2015. If your article wins, you will receive a $1000 cash prize, and your article will be published on The Expert Institute’s blog and distributed in our weekly newsletter, where it will be read by thousands of practicing attorneys. December
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National Italian American Foundation Scholarships
Scholarship awards range from $2,000-$12,000 and are awarded to undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, medical, and legal students. The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) annually awards scholarships to outstanding students in the summer for use during the following academic year. The awards will be made on the basis of academic merit and divided between two groups of students. March

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