South Asian Bar Association of WA Public Service Scholarship This scholarship is intended for currently enrolled law students or recent graduates. September 16 $2,000
Goostree Law Group Bright Futures Scholarship Awarded to students with demonstrated financial need who exhibit leadership, determination, and passion in their academic studies and personal lives. September 27 $2,500
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? September 29 $2,500
Buckfire Law Firm Student must be a member of an ethnic or racial minority or any individual who demonstrates a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career. October 1 $2,000
Asian Bar Association of WA Scholarship To be eligible for a scholarship, you must be a law student of Asian heritage, currently enrolled in a law school in the State of Washington, and pursuing a J.D. degree. October 7 $2,500-$7,500
Lem Garcia Law Scholarship Essay topic: Why you are pursuing a legal career? How do you plan to use your degree to fight for justice? October 15 $1,000
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 27 $45,000-$90,000
GJELL Law Student Scholarship Essay contest on the topic: “Reasons I wanted to go to law school”. November 1 $1,000-$2,000
Cali Lemon Lawyers Scholarship Submit essay describing interest in the law field and what you intend to do after graduation. November 1 $1,000
Funk & Associates Law Student Scholarship Essay is required and should describe how you plan on helping others with your legal career. November 15 $500
Avys Hathaway Scholarship Endowment Award Award is for a woman who is a single parent or head of a household, pursuing a graduate degree. November 15 $5,000
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? November 30 $5,000
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
Diversity in Law School Scholarship Contest Presented by Weinberg Law Offices. Essay topic: The importance of diverse representation in the legal profession and how firms, the courts, and governmental entities can do better to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion. December 1 $1,000
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. December 1 $1,500
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. December 1 $1,000
Salwin Law Group Law School Scholarship Essay topic: Identify one way that criminal law and politics intersect in modern America and provide your analysis. December 1 $1,000
Larson Law Office Scholarship To apply, please write a 500-word essay describing your family and how they have influenced you to become the person you are today. December 1 $1,000
Ottinger Employment Lawyers Law School Scholarship Awarded primarily on academic achievement and financial need. December 1 $1,500
Scottsdale Injury Lawyers Law School Scholarship Contest Essay topic : Why you decided to go to law school and what you hope to achieve once you graduate and pass the bar. December 1 $1,000
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
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 $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
Behan Law Group Military Veteran Scholarship Awarded to Veterans and their children in the pursuit of higher education. December 15 $1,000
Golden State Workers' Compensation - African American Single Mother's Scholarship Eligibility: Must be a single African American mother. December 15 $2,000
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 you deserve to win this scholarship? December 15 $1,000
Diversity in Law Scholarship Contest - Flores Tawney Acosta 1L/2L students who identify as members of a historically underrepresented group within the legal profession are eligible. 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
Diversity in Law Scholarship Contest - Armstrong Lee & Baker Eligibility: Member of a historically underrepresented group in the legal profession. December 15 $2,500
Skuros Law Family Law Scholarship Essay topic: What is an injustice that you see in the implementation and enforcement of family law in the U.S.? How can this injustice be rectified? December 20 $1,000
Justice in Family Law Scholarship Awarded to a current or aspiring law student who wants to bring positive change to family law practice and policy. December 20 $1,000
California Workers Compensation Lawyers Scholarship Essay topic: Why Is Education Important To Your Future and How Will Your Education Help You Benefit Your Community? December 21 $1,500
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? December 22 $1,000
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
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. December 31 $500
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
Dominguez Firm Legal Scholarship Award Topic: Why you chose to go to law school. December 31 $2,500
Hartley Law Firm Scholarship Contest Essay prompt: Please explain how your experience volunteering and participating in community service has shaped your perspective on humanity. Elaborate on how these experiences have influenced your future ambitions and career choice. January 1 $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 12 $1,000
Champion the Cause Law School Scholarship Essay topic: What cause will you support as an attorney and how will you use your legal expertise to champion it? January 15 $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 15 $1,500-$3,000
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. January 24 $1,000
One Tough Student Scholarship Awarded to students who have been affected by drunk driving. January 26 $1,000
Modrall Sperling Law Diversity Scholarship 1L/2L students may apply if they are from a diverse background that historically has been underrepresented within the legal profession. Must show a commitment or desire to practice in New Mexico. January 28 $10,000
DDRB Lawyers Legal Scholarship Essay required on what you hope to achieve in your legal career if awarded this scholarship. January 31 $1,500
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
Donaldson Law, LLC Legal Scholarship Requires 1-3 page essay describing the area of law the applicant intends to pursue. January 31 $1,000
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
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
USLAW NETWORK Scholarship for Diverse Law Students Eligibility: Applicant is from an underrepresented population and background, which includes but is not limited to, American Indian or Alaskan Native, Asian, Black or African American, Native American or Other Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latinx, and/or multiple of the aforementioned racial identities, or who identifies as LGBTQ+. Must show commitment to issues of diversity, equity, inclusion, or social justice in their communities or within their academic career. February 15 $5,000
Cancer Survivorship Scholarship Requirement: Applicant has a loved one who has previously battled or is currently battling cancer OR the applicant is currently battling or has previously battled cancer themselves. February 28 $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
Silva Injury Law Scholarship Essay Topic: how did you decide to become a lawyer, and how do you plan to use your skills to bring justice to the community? February 28 $1,000
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
American Indian Endowed Scholarship - WA State Achievement Council The American Indian Endowed Scholarship helps financially needy students with close social and cultural ties to a Washington State American Indian community pursue a college education. March 1 $500-$2,000
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 21 $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? March 23 $2,000
Kilroy Law Firm Justice Scholarship Applicant must have at least one birth parent who is a member of one of the following minority groups: Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American, Pacific Islander. March 31 $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
A. Lincoln National Criminal Justice Scholarship Essay topic: How do you plan to use your education and skills to bring justice to your community? March 31 $1,000
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
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
Loren Miller Bar Assoc Scholarship for Bar Exam Prep Awarded to 3L students of African/African-American descent to offset Washington State Bar Exam preparation course expenses. April 9 Varies
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Trust & Safety Scholarship Program
Scholarship program to assist students pursuing a career in trust and safety, specifically focused on content moderation. April 28 up to $20,000
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UW Alumni Association Homecoming Scholar
Are current UW undergraduate and graduate students who will be enrolled in Fall 2023. 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
LMJ Scholarship Program The LMJ Scholarship is a diversity pipeline program that seeks to nurture the academic and professional careers of outstanding law students interested in corporate law. May 1 $10,000
Fink Family Scholarship for a Pharmacist in Law School This scholarship supports a pharmacist who is attending law school. May 31 $5,000
One Lawyer Can Change the World Scholarship Only incoming 1Ls are eligible. June 1 $10,000
Hollingsworth Law Firm Scholarship Essay on the subject matter related to the area of law you intend to pursue June 15 $1,000
DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarship Open to rising 2L/3L African American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, LGBTQIA+, and multiracial students. 2L/3L female law students, regardless of race or ethnicity, are also eligible, as well as any other 2L/3L law students who come from backgrounds that would add to the cause of diversity, regardless of race or gender. June 30 $10,000
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
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Child of Divorce Scholarship
Candidates must articulate the ways in which they were able to overcome personal difficulties resulting from divorce within the family while also maintaining a strong commitment to bettering the world around them. July 1 $1,000
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
Terry Bryant Law Firm Law School Scholarship A written essay, slideshow presentation, or video explaining their motivation for becoming an attorney and what they hope to accomplish as an advocate. July 1 $2,500
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Terrell Marshall Law Group Diversity Scholarship
Law school scholarship candidates must be accepted to or attending the University of Washington, Seattle University, or Gonzaga schools of law, or be a Washington resident attending an accredited law school in the United States. July 20 $2,500
Sutliff & Stout Law School Scholarship Essay topic: Why do you want to study law? July 28 $1,500
Flores, Tawney, Acosta P.C. Law School Scholarship An essay is required about the area of law that you plan on pursuing with your legal degree and what you plan to accomplish. July 30 $2,000
Andrew Flusche Law School Scholarship Contest Essay required on the following: What inspired you to pursue a legal career? What type of goals do you have planned as you work through your career? Why you should be considered for the scholarship award? July 30 $1,000
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
Zimmerman Law Firm Law School Scholarship Essay topic: Describe why you chose to pursue law and what do plan to do with your law degree once you graduate? August 1 $1,000
What Does Justice Mean to You Law School Scholarship Essay required: Understanding the justice system, why it is essential for democracy, and how we can teach others the importance of our judicial system. August 1 $1,500
Poulos & Coates Law School Scholarship Contest Essay required: Understanding the justice system, how do you plan to give back to the community after becoming a lawyer? August 1 $2,500
Pines Federal Annual Scholarship Contest Essay topic: Why do you want to become a civil servant, federal employee, or federal employment attorney? August 1 $1,000
Disability Rights Advocacy Scholarship Scholarship is open to graduate students attending or enrolled in the spring/fall 2023 semester. August 3 $1,500
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James Beckley Securities and Law Competition
The purposes of the competition are to promote greater interest in and understanding of the fields of securities arbitration and securities law and to encourage excellent legal writing skills in law students. September 15 $750-$1,500

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