As a service to our students, we announce scholarship opportunities offered by outside agencies. These scholarships have their own applications, criteria and deadlines. The UW School of Law is not involved in the collection or review process. Please note that advertisement of these scholarships does not imply endorsement of any organization or firm.

John F. Renner, P.C. Annual Scholarship John F. Renner, P.C. offers an annual scholarship to help undergraduate students and Juris Doctor candidates on the journey to becoming an attorney. Annually a winner is selected to receive $1,000.00 towards their education. The winner is chosen at the sole discretion of John F. Renner, P.C., based on the substance and thoughtfulness of the essay, writing skills, academic qualifications, and extracurricular activities. December $1000
One Tough Student Scholarship Awarded to students who have been affected by drunk driving. December 4 $1,000
Future of the Law Scholarship Essay topic: A brief narrative of your background and interests followed by a 500-750 word essay or presentation on your ideas for the future of the law. Emphasis should be given on how innovation and technology can enhance access to justice for all Americans. December 14 $500-$1,000
Fob James Law Firm Law School Scholarship Contest Essay topic: The challenges you have dealt with and how that’s impacted who you are today. December 15 $1,000
Branch Out Scholarship Essay topic: Why you are committed to education? How you plan to use your education to better the world around you? Why do you deserve to win this scholarship? December 15 $1,000
Diversity in Law Scholarship Contest - Flores Tawney Acosta Essay of 250-500 words on the importance of diverse representation in the legal professio an government. December 15 $2,500
Arechigo & Stokka Law School Scholarship Essay topic: Describe what the justice system means to you and how you plan to give back with your legal career. December 15 $1,500
Answering Legal Law Scholarship Essay topic: How have your personal life experiences affected your outlook on the United States legal system? What has inspired you to pursue a career in law? How do you see yourself impacting the legal community in the future? December 30 $5,000
What Compelled You to be a Lawyer? | Law School Scholarship Contest Essay topic: What is your motivation in seeking a legal education? December 31 $2,500
Hanning & Sacchetto Scholarship Requires a 500-1,000 word essay about what you hope to achieve in your legal career. December 31 $1,000
Roberts & Harris PC Legal Scholarship Requires 1-3 page essay describing the area of law the applicant intends to pursue/is pursuing and why. December 31 $1,000
Pride Foundation Scholarships Pride Foundation provides essential financial resources and community support to LGBTQ+ and allied student leaders in the Northwest—particularly those who face barriers due to race, economic circumstances, identity, ability, location, or lack of family support. January 1 Varies
Single Parent Scholarship This scholarship is for single parents and children of single parents who are pursuing a career in law. January 3 $1,000
Latina/o Bar Association of WA Scholarship Scholarships are awarded to law students who demonstrate leadership and a commitment to advancing the rights and voices of the Latina/o community. January 8 $1,500-$3,000
Glugeth & Pierguidi Scholarship Fund Essay: What is the biggest challenge you have overcome in your life? Please elaborate further on how this has impacted your current path and what you hope to achieve in the future. January 10 $1,000
Law Offices of Frank M. Nunes Scholarship Open to pre-law undergraduate or a student entering law school. Application requires that students write an essay on a topic of their choice, related to a field of law that interests them. January 31 $500
Morgan Law Group's Annual Legal Scholarship Required: 1-3 page essay describing the area of law the applicant intends to pursue/is pursuing and why. January 31 $1,000
Adamson Ahdoot LLP Scholarship Grant Your entry should describe who you are and answer these questions: Why are you seeking higher education? What challenges have you faced, and how have they influenced your aspirations and goals? How are you helping those in need, and will you continue to do so after graduation? How will you make the world a better place with your law degree? February 8 $2,500
USLAW Network Scholarship Applicant demonstrates a defined commitment to issues of diversity, equity, inclusion, or social justice in their communities or within their academic career. February 15 $5,000
Land Legal Group Scholarship Requires 1-3 page typed essay on the topic of students choice related to the area of law they intend to pursue. February 15 $1,000
American Indian Law Review Writing Competition Papers will be accepted on any legal issue specifically concerning American Indians or other indigenous peoples. February 28 $400-$1,500
Pat Tillman Scholarship This program supports active-duty service members, veterans and military spouses. The scholarship covers educational expenses, including tuition and fees, books and living expenses. February 28 $10,000
DDRB Lawyers Legal Scholarship Essay required on what you hope to achieve in your legal career if awarded this scholarship. February 29 $1,500
Hollingsworth Law Firm Scholarship Essay on the subject matter related to the area of law you intend to pursue February 29 $1,000
Alaska Bar Association Scholarship The Alaska Bar Association offers law school scholarships to current 1st or 2nd year law students who demonstrate ties to Alaska, and an intent to return to Alaska within two years of graduation. March 1
Striving Solo Parent Scholarship Scholarship will be awarded to a single parent who is returning to school to pursue a college degree. March 14 $1,000
Foundation for Advancement of Diversity in IP Law Provides financial, mentoring, and career-readiness assistance to diverse individuals interested in IP and who are seeking admission to law school or who have been admitted but not yet enrolled. March 31 up to $30,000
National LGBT Bar Assocation Decisions will be based in significant part upon demonstrated commitment to working though the law to achieve equality for LGBTQ+ people. April 1 $2,500
Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund for Social Change Aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. Awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level and who are active in the progressive movement. April 1 up to $15,000 per year
UW Alumni Association Homecoming Scholar Are current UW undergraduate and graduate students who will be enrolled in Fall 2024. Can articulate the impact of a transformational educational experience while enrolled at the UW. Are a positive representative of the University. Demonstrate a commitment to community. April 30 $4,000
Brett McCandlis Brown & Conner Scholarship Essay topic: Describe a change you would like to make in the world. Tell us about how you would plan to make that change, and what obstacles you might encounter along the way. April 30 $1,000
Law Offices of John Friedman Scholarship This scholarship requires students to write an essay on a topic of their choice, related to an area of law that interests them. April 30 $500
NW Corporate Law Scholarship Essay topic: Law schools are sometimes criticized for not adequately preparing students to practice law upon graduation. Explain how you would change the law school experience to best prepare law students to practice upon graduation. May 1 $1,000
One Lawyer Can Change the World Scholarship Only incoming 1Ls are eligible. June 1 $10,000
Hartley Law Firm Scholarship Contest Essay prompt: What is the biggest challenge you have overcome in your life? Please elaborate on how this experience shaped and influenced who you are today and what you hope to accomplish in the future. June 2 $1,000
Behan Law Group Military Veteran Scholarship Awarded to Veterans and their children in the pursuit of higher education. How has your experience as a Veteran or the child of a Veteran influenced your academic and career goals? How do you plan to use your education to make a positive impact in your community? June 10 $1,000
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Underdog Scholarship
Our team at Burress Injury Law is passionate about helping the “underdogs.” We represent victims who have suffered serious injuries or lost loved ones due to the negligence of others. Specifically, we help our clients persevere in the face of adversity to receive the medical treatment they need and recover all of the compensation they are owed under the law for their losses and damages. With our Underdog Scholarships, we aim to support prospective applicants who have persevered in the face of adversity and who want to use their life experiences to help others. June 17 $2,500 - $5,000
Miami Family Law Group Breaking The Cycle Scholarship Our Miami Family Law Group Breaking The Cycle Scholarship provides a $1,000 award each semester to a student who has grown up in a volatile family environment and is looking to further their education in hopes of “breaking the cycle” of strife that they experienced in their childhood and perhaps continue to experience. June 19 $1,000
HOGGATT INJURY LAW Hoggatt Injury Law CHILDREN OF INJURED WORKERS SCHOLARSHIP At Hoggatt Injury Law, we are passionate about supporting workers and their families whose lives have been affected by work-related injuries. We know that workplace injuries can have far-reaching financial ramifications, including when it comes to a family’s ability to provide for their children’s educational expenses. We hope to help families address this challenge by offering a scholarship to the child of an employee who has been injured or killed in a work-related accident. The Hoggatt Injury Law Children of Injured Workers Scholarship provides $1,000 to assist with a student’s tuition and other educational expenses at their chosen college or university anywhere in the United States. June 24 $1,000
The Ramage Law Group The Ramage Law Group Adopted Child Scholarship We know that parents who adopt children make many sacrifices, and they want to make sure their children will have the tools they need to succeed in life. In recognition of this, we have established a scholarship program that provides assistance to children who have been adopted. June 26 $1,000
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Schaefer Halleen’s Social Equity Scholarship
The award is granted two times per year. All are welcome to apply. Applicants must: Be accepted into an accredited college or law school in the United States, and Be interested in pursuing a degree that supports gender, religious, or racial justice, or any accredited program that advances the pursuit of justice for all people. June 30 $1,000
Elle D’Amore Law School Scholarship What do you think our country should do to foster unity? July 1 $2,500
Law School Scholarship for MBA Students Submit an essay about why you decided to become a lawyer and pursue a joint M.B.A program. Describe your background and how you plan to serve the community and what intrigues you about practicing this type of law. July 1 $1,000
Excellence in Ethics Scholarship Essay should focus on the importance of pro bono work and why it is beneficial to the community at large and to the legal system as a whole. July 1 $500-$1,000
SINGLE PARENT SCHOLARSHIP We aspire to help single parents and their children overcome the challenges preventing them from pursuing higher education by providing the Newland & Newland Single Parent Scholarship. July 2 $1,000
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Our Plano criminal defense practice, The Crowder Law Firm, protects the rights of individuals throughout North Texas who are facing very serious criminal charges. This takes incredibly hard work, skill, and knowledge. We appreciate the time, effort, and resources it takes to get results, and we hope to share that appreciation with students across the United States through our Crowder Law Firm Scholarship. The Crowder Law Firm offers two $1000 scholarships twice a year to students pursuing higher education who strive to achieve excellent academic performance. July 8 $1,000
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Road to Recovery Scholarship
At our Dallas law firm, we understand that suffering a serious injury can happen at any time to any one. By providing financial support to one deserving student through a scholarship program, we believe we will positively affect the life of someone who has endured a personal injury in a motor vehicle accident. Our Road to Recovery Scholarship provides a $2000 award each semester to a college student who has been injured in a motor vehicle accident at some point in their life and is now pursuing a college degree. The Road to Recovery from any injury is not an easy one, which is why we are delighted to assist a hardworking student who understands what it is like to fight back after suffering an injury. July 15 $2,000
Terrell Marshall Law Group Diversity Scholarship In honor of our commitment to diversifying our field, Terrell Marshall offers annual scholarships to underrepresented candidates pursuing legal careers in Washington state. July 20 $2,500
LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST We want to hear about why you want to become a lawyer. What inspired you to enter into such a challenging profession. More importantly, we want to hear how you will make a difference in the community as you progress through your legal career. July 30 $1,000
Lawyer.Com - Future Lawyer Scholarship In 500 words or less, who/what inspired you to pursue a legal career? July 30 $5,000
ABC Law Centers Disability Advocacy Scholarship For students planning to pursue a law or public policy career focused on disability advocacy. July 31 $1,000
Dominguez Firm Legal Scholarship Award Topic: Why you chose to go to law school. July 31 $2,500
Disability Rights Advocacy Scholarship Scholarship is open to graduate students attending or enrolled in the spring/fall 2023 semester. August 1 $1,500
Oliver Law Office Scholarship Application Oliver Law Office and its team of lawyers and professionals focus primarily in representing those who have been seriously injured or killed by the misconduct of others, including those hurt by medical devices, and recalled drugs and other products, and those who have suffered discrimination and retaliation in the workplace.  Oliver Law Office is committed to the creation of a superior client experience and takes pride in the happiness and growth of its team members, because “until we fill up our own buckets, we cannot fill the buckets of our clients and community.” August 15 $1,000
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Fawell & FawellOut-of-State Student Scholarship
In today's world, college students do not have it easy. In addition to the skyrocketing costs of college tuition, the amounts students will need to pay for expenses such as housing and transportation have also increased significantly. Many students struggle to cover these costs and ensure that they can receive the proper education and pursue their career goals. Students who attend college in states or regions of the country that are far away from their families will often face additional challenges and increased expenses, and they may be concerned that they will be unprepared to address these concerns. At Fawell & Fawell, we understand the issues that affect students who travel to other states to attend college, and we have created a scholarship program to provide assistance for these students. Through the Fawell & Fawell Out-of-State Student Scholarship, we award $1,000 each semester to a qualified student who will be pursuing educational opportunities in a location outside of the state where they attended high school or where their parents currently live. Scholarship winners can use this money to pay for tuition, housing, other educational costs, or transportation-related expenses. August 21 $1,000
Whitmarsh Family Law, PC Scholarship WHITMARSH FAMILY LAW, PC is proudly offering a scholarship for students attending school in the fall of 2024 as either a pre-law undergraduate or a first-year law student. This scholarship is intended to help cover the cost of education and related expenses. The recipient must be a US citizen or authorized to work in the US, accepted and attending school in the Fall of 2024, and must have at least a 3.0 GPA in order to be considered. August 31 $1,500
LEMON LAW EXPERTS SCHOLARSHIPS The Lemon Law Experts have represented thousands of consumers throughout the State of California for over a decade. Our firm has a strong connection to our community and is committed to helping the next generation of attorneys. August 31 $1,000
Cali Lemon Lawyers Scholarship Tell us what you plan to do with your law degree and how society will benefit. August 31 $1,000
The Devadoss Law Firm Civil Rights Scholarship We are proud to provide future lawyers the opportunity to make their education more affordable and to inspire them to explore civil rights issues within the millennial workforce. September 5 $1,000
Daniel R. Bacalis, P.C.Striving Solo Parent Scholarship Attorney Bacalis often provides legal services to single parents, and he has come to appreciate the hard work and sacrifice that goes into raising children on your own. Since Fall 2022, Daniel R. Bacalis, P.C. has offered a scholarship of $1,000 each semester to a single parent who is returning to school to pursue a college degree. We hope that the Striving Solo Parent Scholarship allows single parents easier access to higher education. September 16 $1,000
Andrew Cores Family Law Group Future Lawyers Scholarship Topic: What has inspired you to pursue a career in the legal field? How do you see yourself impacting the legal community in the future? September 18 $2,000
Buckfire Law Firm A one-page typed essay describing how you have utilized your time promoting ethnic diversity within your community. Alternatively, you may write about how you will use your law degree to promote ethnic diversity in the future. October 1 $2,000
First Generation College Student Scholarship Essay topic: How has being a first-generation college student challenged you? How has the experience made you a better student and person? October 2 $2,500
Fight Against Domestic Violence Scholarship Student must be enrolled in or accepted to an undergraduate or graduate program at a U.S. college or university. Student must have been impacted by domestic violence that was committed against them or a family member, or they must have a substantial interest in providing solutions to prevent domestic violence in the United States. October 14 $2,000
Soros Fellowship for New Americans Program honors contributions of immigrants and children of immigrants to U.S. Selection criteria emphasizes creativity, originality, initiative, and sustained accomplishment. The program values a commitment to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. October 31 $45,000-$90,000
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Eskew Law Presents: Law School Scholarship Contest
We are asking current law school students to create an infographic that illustrates the negative impact that children face when involved in the family court system. And, propose possible alternative solutions that the family court system could adopt or implement in an effort to minimize the impact of trauma in children who are the subject of child-related disputes. The infographic must be at least 600px in width. October 31 $1,500
American College of Consumer Financial Services Writing Competition The American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers seeks to recognize written contributions to the field of U.S. consumer financial services law. Eligible papers student case note or comment. November 1 $1,500
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Alford & Clark Injury Attorneys Students in Need Scholarship
Our team spends nights and weekends working to obtain just outcomes for our clients, and we have a deep appreciation for dedication, determination, and hard work. Through our Alford & Clark Injury Attorneys Students in Need Scholarship, we aim to promote those ideals by supporting students who have overcome obstacles and demonstrated a need for financial assistance. Therefore, we award scholarships of $2,000 in the Fall and Spring semesters to qualified students interested in a career in law who can demonstrate the need for financial assistance. November 4 $2,000
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OVC Inc "Market Yourself" Scholarship
The OVC, INC. “Market Yourself” Scholarship offers $1,000 to current or aspiring law students who can demonstrate a clear vision as to how they would position themselves to most effectively connect with the clients they want to serve. November 11 $1,000
Avys Hathaway Scholarship Endowment Award Applicant must be a single parent or head of household, living in the Seattle community and pursuing a graduate degree. November 15 $5,000
Aaron D. Wersing Federal Employment Rights Scholarship Contest Essay topic: How are federal employees’ rights different from employees working in the private sector? Do you feel that federal employees have more or less protections than employees in the private sector? November 18 $1,500
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Lucas Law Legal Leaders Scholarship
Essay: Describe what you hope to achieve throughout your legal career. What strengths do you possess that will help you to reach this goal? November 18 $1,000
Emery Reddy Workers' Compensation Law Firm Scholarship Essay topic: What compelled you to become a lawyer? Are there any special areas of law that you want to target, and what goals do you want to accomplish as an attorney? November 30 $2,000
INVESTOR FRAUD AWARENESS SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST – 2024 To enter, write a 500-word thoughtful essay about the How Important Is Asset Allocation and Diversification To Investors Today? December 1 $2,500
Wells Call Injury Lawyers Law School Scholarship Essay topic: What state or federal law you want to change? And how this change can protect people who have been harmed by the wrongful conduct of others. December 2 $2,500
Angeleno Accident Lawyers Scholarship At Angeleno Accident Lawyers, we have always been dedicated to serving our community, including empowering the next generation of leaders. In an effort to inspire change, our law firm is excited to offer a $2,500 scholarship opportunity to one deserving student for the 2024 school year. December 31 $2,500
The 2024 Law Offices of Daniel Kim Scholarship We are inspired by our clients, who have overcome the impact of an accident and become agents of change in their communities. This motivates us to support local students and help them pursue their dreams with The Law Offices of Daniel Kim Scholarship. The scholarship will grant $5,000 to one eligible student who is enrolled or planning to enroll in college or graduate school. December 31 $5,000

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