Scholarship & Loan Forgiveness Funds
Carolyn E. Agger Endowment for Women in Law (1997) A fund established through the generous bequest of Carolyn E. Agger, LL.B. 1938, of Washington, D.C., a partner in the law firm of Arnold & Porter. Income from the fund is used to fund student scholarships and grants for up to three years to assist graduates who pursue postgraduate legal studies or who engage in low-paying legal careers.
Davis and Bessie Albert Scholarship Fund (2008) Established by a bequest from the estate of Harry M. Albert, LL.B. 1935, in memory of his parents, with a preference for residents of Waterbury, Connecticut, the State of Connecticut, or for graduates of Suffield Academy, Suffield, Conn.
Marion G. and Fred W. Aley Scholarship (1983) A gift from Marion G. Aley, LL.B. 1925.
R. Bruce Allensworth Scholarship Fund (2008) Established by R. Bruce Allensworth, J.D. 1978, on the occasion of his thirtieth Law School reunion, for Yale Law School students, preferably J.D. candidates.
John Page Austin ’39 LL.B. Scholarship in Law (2011) Established by a gift from William G. Green, B.A. 1966, in honor of John Page Austin, LL.B. 1939, who spent more than fifty years at the California firm of Morrison & Foerster LLP and helped mentor generations of young attorneys.
James T. Babb Scholarship (1963) Gift in honor of James T. Babb, B.A. 1924, M.A. Hon. 1945, librarian of Yale University, established by the Steele-Reese Foundation. For scholarships and fellowships with preference to students from the state of Idaho.
Hugh H. Barber Memorial Scholarship (1972) Gift from Ronald Barber, in memory of his brother, Hugh H. Barber, LL.B. 1921.
Curtis H. Barnette Scholarship Fund (1999) Established by a gift from Curtis H. Barnette, LL.B. 1962. To be awarded based on the integrity, leadership, and academic and service performance of a student. Preference to graduates of West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, or Liberty High School, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, or other West Virginia or Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, colleges.
Thomas D. Barr ’58 Scholarship Fund (2008) Established by Cornelia H. Barr honoring her husband, Thomas D. Barr, LL.B. 1958, with a preference for students interested in litigation.
Joseph W. Beatman Fellowship Fund (1967) Gift from the Beatman Foundation, Inc. [Frances Levinson (Mrs. Joseph W.) Beatman]. For fellowships, preference to be given to those graduate students preparing for teaching careers in American law schools.
Edward R. Becker ’57 Scholarship (2009) Established by gifts from the Becker family, former law clerks, and friends of the Honorable Edward R. Becker, LL.B. 1957, with a preference for students from the greater Philadelphia area.
William John Beecher Scholarship (1924) Marguerite K. Beecher and Florence Beecher Budd in memory of their father, William John Beecher, LL.B. 1880.
William S. Beinecke Scholarship Fund (1964) Gift from William S. Beinecke, B.A. 1936, the income to be used for scholarships for outstanding representatives of minority groups.
Murray Berrie Fund (1982) Established by Murray L. Berrie and his family for American graduate students interested in constitutional law and civil liberties.
Samuel R. Betts Scholarship (1929) Samuel R. Betts, B.A. 1875; continued after his death in 1930 from income of a general bequest for the benefit of the Law School.
William Bingham Scholarship (1955) William Bingham II, of Bethel, Maine. Awarded to candidates (in the order mentioned) from the town of Bethel, from other towns in Oxford County, or from elsewhere in the state of Maine.
Boris I. Bittker Scholarship (2006) Made possible by a bequest of Boris I. Bittker, LL.B. 1941, M.A.Hon. 1951, for scholarships or loan forgiveness.
William B. Bosley Fund (1966) Gift from the Estate of Mrs. Jeanette D. Bosley in memory of her husband, William B. Bosley, B.A. 1892, LL.B. 1894.
Eugene Francis Boyer Memorial Scholarship Fund (1982) Bequest of Esther Dodd Boyer in memory of her husband, Eugene Francis Boyer, Ph.B. 1917. Preference in award, first, to students who are descendants of three or more generations of Connecticut residents, and secondly, to students who are Connecticut residents of shorter duration.
Ava Brackett Scholarship Fund (1999) Established in memory of Ava Brackett, J.D. 1986, by family members, friends, and classmates. To be awarded to dedicated students who embody Ava’s humanitarian commitment and intellectual drive.
Bernard and Helen Brandes Scholarship Fund (1966) Established by Bernard E. Brandes, LL.B. 1937, and members of his family, to be used for gift or loan scholarships for needy students not otherwise provided for by financial aid.
Elizabeth Warke Brem Memorial Fund (2007) Established by a gift from Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in memory of Elizabeth Warke Brem, J.D. 1996, for scholarships at Yale Law School with a preference for Hispanic women students.
Edgar H. Brenner ’54 Scholarship Fund (2011) Established by a grant from the Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation in honor of Edgar H. Brenner, J.D. 1954, member of the Board of the Foundation for forty-nine years, serving as President from 1995 to 2001.
Guido Calabresi ’58 Scholarship Fund (2012) Established by a gift from the Lillian Goldman Charitable Trust to honor Guido Calabresi, B.S. 1953, LL.B. 1958, M.A.H. 1962, United States Circuit Judge and Dean and Sterling Professor at Yale Law School, with a preference for students who are immigrants or are the children of immigrants to the United States.
Calhoun Scholarship Fund of Phi Alpha Delta and Book and Gavel (1947) A gift from the members of the Calhoun (Yale) chapter of Phi Alpha Delta fraternity. Income to be used to aid undergraduate students and graduate fellows in the School; preference to be given to qualifying sons and daughters of members of Phi Alpha Delta.
Robert Fisk Cavanagh ’56, ’59 J.D. Scholarship (2009) Established in memory of Bob Cavanagh, for Yale Law School students who share the spirit of local civic commitment that he exemplified over the course of his fifty-year professional life.
Chan-Loo Scholarship Fund (2003) Gift from the estate of Sau Ung Loo Chan, J.D. 1928, in honor of her parents, Joe Loo and Choy Shee Loo, to assist students from Hawaii.
Charles E. Clark Fund (1963) Gifts in honor of Judge Charles E. Clark, B.A. 1911, LL.B. 1913, dean of the Law School from 1929 to 1939, from alumni and friends. The income to be allocated by the dean either to scholarships or to the purchase of books for the Yale law library.
Chauncey I. Clark Scholarships (1961) Bequest of Lottie V. J. Clark in memory of her husband, Chauncey I. Clark, LL.B. 1908, for many years a leading member of the New York Admiralty Bar.
Class of 1988 Scholarships Fund (1993) Established by a gift from the members of the Class of 1988 for scholarships in the Law School.
Abraham J. and Jeannette Cohen Scholarship (1983) Established by George M. Cohen, LL.B. 1960, in memory of his parents, Abraham and Jeannette Cohen.
George M. Cohen Scholarship (1997) Established in memory of George M. Cohen, LL.B. 1960, by family, friends, classmates, and his partners at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York City.
Peter P. Coladarci Scholarship Fund (1992) Gifts from family members and friends in memory of Peter P. Coladarci, LL.B. 1953, a distinguished Chicago practitioner, to provide scholarships to students from disadvantaged backgrounds, particularly first-generation Americans.
Robert E. Cone Scholarship (1966) Established by Mrs. Harold M. Cone as a memorial to her son, Robert E. Cone. To be awarded periodically to members of the student body who demonstrate a special interest in the field of civil liberties and civil rights and who are in financial need.
Joseph L. Connor Scholarship Fund (1968) Gift from the Estate of Joseph L. Connor, LL.B. 1909.
James Cogswell Converse Scholarship Fund (1990) Established through the bequest of Edith D. Converse, to support scholarships in memory of James Cogswell Converse, Yale College Class of 1897.
E. Virgil Conway Scholarship Fund (2003) Established by E. Virgil Conway, LL.B. 1956, to be awarded annually as a scholarship.
Walter Wheeler Cook Scholarship (1958) Gift in honor of Professor Walter Wheeler Cook, B.A., M.A., LL.D., member of the faculty from 1916 to 1928, from the May Treat Morrison Foundation of San Francisco, California.
Corbey Court Scholarship (1968) Gift from the Townsend Trust Association.
Arthur Linton Corbin Scholarship (1958) Gift in honor of Professor Arthur L. Corbin, LL.B. 1899, LL.D. 1951, member of the faculty from 1903 to 1943, from the May Treat Morrison Foundation of San Francisco, California.
David L. Corbin Scholarship (1962) Established by friends in memory of David L. Corbin, B.A. 1932, LL.B. 1935.
Oscar Cox Memorial Scholarship (1967) Established by his family in memory of Oscar Cox, B.A. 1927, LL.B. 1929, for the purpose of providing scholarship assistance to talented students with preference to Law School applicants of Italian, Belgian, or French nationality.
Lloyd N. Cutler Scholarship Fund (1992) Established by the law firm of Wilmer, Cutler and Pickering in honor of Lloyd N. Cutler, LL.B. 1939, to support tuition scholarships based on financial need, academic excellence, and demonstrated commitment to public service.
William B. Davenport Fund (1953) Established by Professor Shepherd Stevens, B.F.A. 1922, in memory of his uncle, William B. Davenport, B.A. 1867, M.A. Hon. 1877.
Rita Charmatz Davidson/Class of 1951 Fund (1985) Established by members of the Class of 1951 in memory of Judge Davidson, LL.B. 1951, Associate Judge of the Maryland Supreme Court, on the occasion of their thirty-fifth reunion, to assist graduates in public interest careers.
David S. Day Scholarship Fund (1975) Bequest of Natalie C. Day in memory of her husband, David S. Day, B.A. 1902, LL.B. 1904. Preference to students from Fairfield County, Connecticut.
Arthur H. Dean Scholarship Fund (1974) Gift of certain partners of Arthur H. Dean in the law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell, created with a preference that the aid be awarded as gifts, but with the right of the dean of the Law School, at the dean’s discretion, to use the fund for loans.
Debevoise & Plimpton Scholarship Fund (1977) Established by gifts from Oscar M. Ruebhausen, LL.B. 1937, and members of the firm.
John B. Dempsey Scholarship (1963) Gift from Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, of Cleveland, Ohio, in memory of John B. Dempsey, B.A. 1911, M.A. 1915.
Peter H. Dominick Scholarship Fund (1983) Bequest of Peter Dominick, LL.B. 1940, for students in the Law School whose legal residence is in Colorado or who are graduates of a university or college in Colorado.
Harry Durant Award (1959) Bequest of Harry R. Durant, LL.B. 1894, to provide annual scholarship awards to a Connecticut student or students attending the Law School, on the basis of character, courage, and skill.
John Hart Ely Fund (2005) Established by a gift from Robert Ely, son of John Hart Ely, LL.B. 1963, M.A.H. 1971, LL.D. 2003, to support Yale Law School graduates participating in the Career Options Assistance Program.
Irving M. Engel Scholarship Fund (1963) Established by friends of Irving M. Engel, LL.B. 1913, to support study and research in the area of civil rights and civil liberties.
David R. Evans Scholarship Fund (1963) Established by members of the Class of 1960 and other friends in memory of David R. Evans, B.A. 1955, M.A. 1957, LL.B. 1960.
J. Fuller Feder Scholarship Fund (2009) Established by a bequest from Joseph F. McCrindle, LL.B. 1948, in memory of his grandfather, to assist students with tuition and other school-related expenses.
Irving Fishman, Philip Goldhammer, and Louis Fishman Memorial Scholarship Fund (1997) Established by Jean and Richard Fishman, J.D. 1977, in memory of their fathers and uncle and by the estate of Louis Fishman for the purpose of helping students in need of financial aid.
Samuel S. and Evelyn R. Flug Memorial Scholarship Fund (1987) Established by Martin Flug, J.D. 1955, in memory of his father and mother, Samuel S. and Evelyn R. Flug.
Frederick D. and Lillian S. Forsch Scholarship Fund (1998) Established by a bequest of Frederick D. Forsch, LL.B. 1940, for scholarships in the Law School.
Richard I. Galland Fellowship Fund (1987) Gift from Richard I. Galland, B.A. 1937, J.D. 1940.
Alvin Gallen LL.B. ’46 Scholarship Fund (2012) Established by a gift from Claire Edersheim in honor of her late husband for the benefit of one or more J.D. candidates at Yale Law School with demonstrated financial need.
Annie G. K. Garland Memorial Scholarships (1930) William J. Garland in memory of his wife. Preference to be given to Yale College graduates who have established strong records.
Lillian Goldman Perpetual Scholarship Fund (1994) Established by Lillian Goldman of New York City, a distinguished businesswoman, philanthropist, and friend of Yale Law School. The income provides scholarships for students in financial need who have a demonstrated interest in women’s rights, with a preference for women students.
Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Fund I (2003) Established by the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation to support the Career Options Assistance Program.
Elliott Goldstein Scholarship (1988) Established by gifts from Elliott Goldstein, LL.B. 1939, and his partners in the firm of Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy. Preference for a student who excels in the field of corporate law.
Justin M. Golenbock Memorial Fund (1984) Gift from the law firm of Golenbock and Barell, and family and friends of Justin M. Golenbock, LL.B. 1946. To assist graduates in public interest careers.
James Raymond Goodrich Memorial Scholarships (1923) Charles Stillman, B.A. 1882, in memory of his uncle, James Raymond Goodrich, B.A. 1853. Assigned to students in the graduate and professional schools of the University who have high scholarship records and give promise of leadership.
Allison and Najeeb E. Halaby Scholarship (1996) Established by gifts from Jane Allison Halaby and Najeeb E. Halaby, LL.B. 1940, for a deserving law student interested in the American political system.
Joey Hanzich 2010 Fund (2007) Established by Yale Law School and gifts from relatives and friends in memory of Joey Hanzich, a member of the Class of 2010, to provide financial aid to students committed to public service and the common good; may also be used to support activities related to health care law and policy.
Carroll C. Hincks Memorial Fund (1967) Gifts in honor of Judge Carroll C. Hincks, B.A. 1911, LL.B. 1914, LL.D. 1952, from his law clerks and friends.
Robert Hixon Scholarship Fund (1964) Established by Marguerite S. Hixon in memory of her husband, Robert Hixon, B.A. 1901.
Harold and Lillian Hoffman Scholarship (2002) Established by a gift from Harold M. Hoffman, LL.B. 1952, and Lillian Hoffman, in memory of Hyman Hoffman. Preference in award is to be given to CUNY graduates with demonstrated financial need.
John A. Hoober Scholarship (1929) Gift from John A. Hoober, LL.B. 1891.
Donald J. and Lynda M. Horowitz Scholarship (1999) Established by a gift from Donald J. Horowitz, LL.B. 1959, and Lynda M. Horowitz, to provide scholarships for students who demonstrate financial need, scholastic ability, and a conscientious concern for serving the well-being of others.
Sarah Ives Hurtt Scholarship (1912) Gift from Francis D. Hurtt, LL.B. 1907, in memory of his mother.
Quintin Johnstone Scholarship (2006) Established by the CATIC Foundation in honor of Professor Quintin Johnstone, with a preference for students interested in real property law or property law.
Paul E. Kalb, M.D., J.D., and Susan M. Ascher, M.D., Scholarship Fund (2009) Established by a gift from Paul E. Kalb, J.D. 1990, and his wife, Dr. Susan M. Ascher, for scholarships, with a preference for students with an interest in law and health.
Edwin P. Kaufman Scholarship (1964) Gift from his classmates and friends in memory of Edwin P. Kaufman, LL.B. 1942.
Frank Kenna Scholarship Fund (1951) Established by Mrs. Frank Kenna in memory of her husband, Frank Kenna, LL.B. 1905. Preference to residents of Connecticut.
Robert D. Kennedy Fund (1953) Bequest from Robert D. Kennedy, a friend of the Law School who was neither a lawyer nor an alumnus of Yale.
Thomas Goddard Kent Scholarship (1934) Gift from Lucy A. Kent in memory of her husband, Thomas Goddard Kent, B.A. 1851.
Judge Carolyn Dineen King Scholarship Fund (2001) Gifts from the family of Carolyn Dineen King, LL.B. 1962, Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Hans A. Klagsbrunn ’32 and Dr. Elizabeth Ramsey Student Aid Fund (1992) A gift by bequest from a distinguished Washington lawyer and his wife, a physician, he a graduate of the Law School and she of the Yale School of Medicine, that is shared equally by both. In the Law School, the endowment is used both for scholarships and for support of the loan deferral and forgiveness program.
Gerald Beryl Kramer Scholarship (1991) Established by Beulah Kramer in memory of her brother, Gerald Beryl Kramer, B.A. 1931. To support second- or third-year students who demonstrate good scholarship, character, personal merit, and financial need.
Albert E. Lamb Memorial Scholarship (1966) Bequest of Grace Fay Lamb in memory of her father, Albert E. Lamb, B.A. 1867.
Ruth and Benjamin Layton Memorial Scholarship (1987) Established by Robert Layton, LL.B. 1954, in memory of his parents. Preference for students interested in international law.
Raphael Lemkin Scholarship Fund (1989) Gifts from an anonymous alumnus and friend to honor the memory of Raphael Lemkin, visiting lecturer in law at Yale Law School from 1948 to 1951, whose scholarship and advocacy inspired the United Nations in 1948 to adopt the Genocide Convention.
Mark Levy ’75 Memorial Scholarship Fund (2012) Established by
gifts from family, friends and classmates in memory of Mark Levy, J.D.
1975. To be awarded to one or more J.D. candidates at Yale Law School,
with a preference for students with an interest in pursuing a career in
Herbert R. Limburg Scholarship (1936) Anonymous gift in memory of Herbert R. Limburg, a member of the Yale College Class of 1896.
Littauer Public Interest Careers Assistance Fund (1988) Established by gifts from the Lucius N. Littauer Foundation to assist graduates in public interest careers.
J. B. Long Ranch Scholarship (1991) A gift from the estate of Fred A. Johnston, LL.B. 1954, in the name of the Montana ranch homesteaded in 1885 by Mr. Johnston’s ancestors, which under his ownership became a model of natural resources management and animal husbandry. Preference is given to residents of Montana.
Ernest G. Lorenzen Memorial Scholarship (1955) Gift from Joseph H. Colman, B.A. 1918, LL.B. 1921, in memory of Professor Lorenzen, M.A. Hon. 1917, a member of the faculty from 1917 to 1951.
The Elias and Essie Mag Fund (1975) Established by many descendants of Elias and Essie Mag, seven of whom graduated from the Yale Law School. To be awarded as scholarship funds.
Nathan E. Mag Scholarship Fund (1982) Bequest of Arthur Mag, Ph.B. 1918, LL.B. 1920, as a memorial to his father, Nathan E. Mag. Scholarships for joint-degree candidates in the Law and Graduate schools—primarily used for support of D.C.L. candidates or joint-degree candidates in their fourth year.
Paul and Lisa Mandell Scholarship Fund (2011) Established by a gift from Paul Mandell, J.D. 1998, to support one or more J.D. candidates at Yale Law School, with a preference for students from the University of Maryland at College Park.
Charles F. Martin ’35 Scholarship Fund (1992) Established by gift from Mrs. Dorcas M. Little, sister of Charles F. Martin, B.A. 1932, J.D. 1935, to support financially needy students pursuing corporate law interests. Preference is given to residents of the state of Connecticut, who, assuming satisfactory academic performance and continuing financial need, may receive continuing grants for up to three years of law study.
Walter A. Marting Scholarship (1975) Gift from Walter A. Marting, LL.B. 1937, and the Hanna Mining Company, Cleveland, Ohio.
Myres S. McDougal Fellowship (1982) Gift in honor of Professor Myres S. McDougal, J.S.D. 1931, member of the faculty from 1935 to 1976, from Dr. Anton-Hermann Chroust; fellowship to be awarded to a law student designated by the dean.
Warner Thornton McGuinn Scholarship Fund (1990) Organized by Akosua Barthwell Evans, J.D. 1990, and established with gifts from alumni and friends of Yale Law School in memory of Warner Thornton McGuinn, LL.B. 1887, a well-known Baltimore lawyer and civil rights leader, and an early African American graduate of the School.
Edward A. and Marion D. McKirdy Scholarship Fund (2007) Established by a gift from Edward D. McKirdy, J.D. 1962, in memory of his parents, to provide scholarships for students with demonstrated financial need.
Ivan S. Meitus Memorial Scholarship (2001) Gift in memory of Ivan S. Meitus, LL.B. 1959, from a trust established by his family, for Jewish law students at Yale Law School.
Buckingham P. Merriman Scholarship (1953) Gift from Buckingham P. Merriman, B.A. 1910, LL.B. 1914.
Laura Ariane “Laurie” Miller ’88 Scholarship Fund (2015) Established by Laura Ariane Miller, J.D. 1988, to provide financial assistance to one or more J.D. candidates at Yale Law School with a preference for students who were employed in government service prior to attending Yale Law School. If there are no students who correspond with this preference in a given year, the fund may support other Yale Law School students with a demonstrated financial need and a demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in government service.
Rory O. Millson Scholarship Fund (2012) Established by a gift from Rory O. Millson, B.A. 1973, J.D. 1977, on the occasion of his 35th Reunion, to support J.D. candidates at Yale Law School.
Robert Clark Morris Scholarships (1958) Bequest of Robert Clark Morris, LL.B. 1890.
Milton I. Newman Scholarship Fund (1971) Gift from the estate of Milton I. Newman, B.A. 1927, LL.B. 1929. Income to be used for scholarships at the discretion of the dean of the Law School.
Quigg Newton, B.A. ’33, J.D. ’36, M.A.H. ’51 Scholarship Fund in Yale Law School (2001) Gift of Quigg Newton, J.D. 1936; mayor of Denver, Colorado, 1947–55; and president of the University of Colorado, 1957–63; also the donor of a scholarship in Yale College.
Robert J. Nordhaus Indian Law Scholarship (1986) Established in honor of Robert J. Nordhaus, Ph.B. 1931, J.D. 1935, by his son Robert R. Nordhaus; the firm of Nordhaus, Haltom, Taylor & Taradash; the firm of Van Ness, Feldman, Sutcliffe & Curtis; and other friends of Mr. Nordhaus. Preference to Native American students.
Walter W. Oberreit Memorial Scholarship (2001) Established in honor of Walter W. Oberreit ’58 by the partners of the firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, to provide financial assistance for meritorious LL.M. candidates from Europe.
Marvin L. Olshan Scholarship Fund (1972) Gift from Marvin L. Olshan, J.D. 1952.
Jacob H. and Kathryn Grear Oxman Scholarship Fund (1994) Established by David C. Oxman, J.D. 1969, in memory of his parents, to provide scholarships for students from the state of New Jersey and the state of Arkansas.
Eliza Townsend Parker Scholarship (1911) Bequest from Joseph Parker of New Haven in memory of his sister. Preference to students wishing to pursue graduate work with a view to becoming teachers of law.
Richard Martin Paskus Memorial Scholarship (1939) Mrs. Martin Paskus in memory of her son, Richard Martin Paskus, B.A. 1928. Preference, if practicable, to students entering from New York City.
James C.N. Paul Scholarship Fund (2012) James C.N. Paul was the founding dean of Ethiopia’s first law school, and he and many colleagues established a donor-advised fund at the Tides Foundation to support legal education there and in Eritrea. On his death, the funds were transferred to Yale Law School to support one or more LL.M. or J.S.D. candidates at Yale Law School seeking to advance a law teaching career in Ethiopia or Eritrea. If no such students from these countries are available in a given year, then the Law School may use income from the fund to support programmatic or student activities related to human rights or social justice issues in Ethiopia, Eritrea. or other parts of sub-Saharan Africa.
Frederick L. Perry Scholarship (1946) Gift from Frederick L. Perry, LL.B. 1897, LL.M. 1909, and Mrs. Perry.
Glenn M. Reiter Scholarship Fund (2006) Established by a gift from Glenn M. Reiter, Yale College Class of 1973 (B.A.) and Yale Law School Class of 1976 (J.D.), on the occasion of his thirtieth Law School reunion.
Henry Ralph Ringe Scholarship (1959) Established by bequest from H. Ralph Ringe, LL.B. 1909. For citizens of a Latin American country.
Barbara Paul Robinson Scholarship Fund (2010) Established by a gift from Ms. Robinson, LL.B. 1965, on the occasion of her forty-fifth reunion, with a preference for women students.
Eric S. and Sally Spears Robinson Fund (2007) Established by a gift from Eric S. Robinson, J.D. 1982, and Sally Spears Robinson, J.D. 1982, in honor of their twenty-fifth reunion, to support Yale Law School graduates participating in the Career Options Assistance Program.
Walter Bigelow Rosen Scholarship Fund (1991) Gift from Mrs. Anne Bigelow Stern in memory of her brother, Walter Bigelow Rosen, LL.B. 1941, who died in World War II in the service of the Royal Canadian Air Force. Awards are made with a preference for minority students and students with unusually strong financial needs.
Rosenblum-Witt Scholarship (2007) Established by Steve Rosenblum, J.D. 1982, and Monique Witt, J.D. 1982, on the occasion of their twenty-fifth reunion, to be used either for scholarships or support of the loan deferral and forgiveness program.
Nelson and Celia D. Rostow Scholarship Fund (1990) Bequests from Nelson Rostow and Celia D. Rostow, the income from which is used to convert loans retroactively to scholarships through the Career Options Assistance Program.
Ernest Rubenstein Scholarship (1988) Established by Martin Flug, J.D. 1955, in honor of Ernest Rubenstein, LL.B. 1953. For student scholarships and library acquisitions (including honoraria for related lectures or research projects).
Phyllis Jacobs Rubenstein Scholarship (1988) Established by Ernest Rubenstein, LL.B. 1953, in memory of his wife. Preference given to women students.
Derald H. Ruttenberg (LL.B. 1940) Scholarship Fund (1965) Established by a gift from Derald H. Ruttenberg, LL.B. 1940, for scholarships or graduate fellowships.
A. Henry Saranec Scholarship Fund (2001) Bequest of A. Henry Saranec, LL.B. 1947, of Midland, Texas, a lawyer and businessman.
Bette and Ralph Saul Scholarship Fund (2006) Established by a gift from Ralph S. Saul, LL.B. 1951, and his wife, Bette, for Yale Law School students.
Benjamin Scharps and David Scharps Scholarships (1955) Established by the estates of Benjamin Scharps, B.A. 1884, and David Scharps, B.A. 1890, to provide five scholarships for members of the third-year class who have done meritorious research in the second-year course of study.
Donald E. Scott ’73 Scholarship Fund (2006) Established by a gift from Donald E. Scott, J.D. 1973.
Joan Keyes Scott Memorial (1987) Established by gifts from Robert C. L. Scott, other family members, and friends, in memory of Joan Keyes Scott, LL.B. 1942; for women students.
Martin L. Senzel Scholarship Fund (1995) Student grants made possible by an endowment created by Martin L. Senzel, J.D. 1969, as a part of the Cravath, Swaine & Moore law firm’s gift to the Campaign for Yale Law School. Preference is extended to residents of Rochester, New York, and next after that Monroe and Dutchess counties in New York State.
Lazelle S. Shockley Fund (1954) Bequest from Lazelle S. Shockley, LL.D. 1924. Income to be used for scholarships or fellowships, with preference to be given to veterans.
Harry Shulman Memorial Scholarship Fund (1955) Established by the faculty of the Law School with funds left to the School by Dean Shulman, and gifts from his friends.
Joel D. Siegal Scholarship Fund (2011) Established by Joel D. Siegal, LL.B. 1961, on the occasion of his fiftieth Law School reunion, for Yale Law School students, with a preference for minority students who are citizens of the United States.
Spencer Victor Silverthorne, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund (1963) A gift in memory of Spencer V. Silverthorne, Jr., LL.B. 1942.
Earnest Clyde Simpson Scholarship Fund (1962) Established by gifts from his family in memory of Judge Earnest Clyde Simpson, LL.B. 1899. To be used for one or more worthy and deserving students, preferably from Connecticut.
Walter T. Skallerup, Jr. Memorial Fund (1988) Established by gifts from his family and classmates in memory of Walter T. Skallerup, Jr., LL.B. 1947, general counsel of the Navy and former chairman of the Yale Law School Fund, to assist graduates in public interest careers.
J. Joseph Smith Memorial Fund (1984) Established by former law clerks, classmates, relatives, and friends in memory of J. Joseph Smith, B.A. 1925, LL.B. 1927, Senior Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Senator Arlen Specter ’56 Scholarship (2007) For talented and deserving students at Yale Law School.
Benjamin F. Stapleton, Jr. Scholarship (1994) Established by Benjamin F. Stapleton III, LL.B. 1969, in memory of his father, Benjamin F. Stapleton, Jr., LL.B. 1942, to support Yale Law School students who also study at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. In the event that no student is eligible in any given year, scholarships are awarded to Law School students from the Rocky Mountain States.
Neal Steinman Scholarship Fund (1995) Created through the generosity of family, friends, and members of the Philadelphia law firm of Blank, Rome, Comisky & McCauley, to memorialize Neal Steinman, J.D. 1971, an adviser to governments and their underserved constituencies. Preference is given to first-generation professionals.
Roy H. Steyer Memorial Scholarship Fund (1997) Established in memory of Roy H. Steyer, LL.B. 1941, by family, friends, and members of the law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell. For needy students, with a preference to representatives of minority groups.
Gregory Stone Scholarship (2007) Established by a gift from Gregory P. Stone, J.D. 1977, in honor of his thirtieth reunion, for scholarships in the Law School.
Thomas Walter Swan Scholarship (1958) Gift in honor of Thomas W. Swan, B.A., LL.B., M.A., LL.D., dean from 1916 to 1927, from the May Treat Morrison Foundation of San Francisco, California.
Jack B. Tate Memorial Fund (1968) Established by his friends in memory of Jack B. Tate, LL.B. 1926, M.A. Hon. 1954, associate dean and professor of law from 1954 to 1968. Augmented substantially in 1997 by a bequest from Peter S. Kramaric, LL.B. 1960.
James A. Thomas ’64 Scholarship Fund (2013) Established by a gift of David A. Jones, J.D. 1960, in honor of former Associate Dean James A. Thomas, J.D. 1964, to provide scholarships to Yale Law School students.David Torrance Scholarship (1926) Gift of Margaret Torrance Holmes in memory of her father, the Honorable David Torrance, M.A. Hon. 1883, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Errors of Connecticut, and professor of evidence in the Law School.
Townsend Trust Association (Corbey Court) Scholarship (1936) Gift from Richard C. Hunt, LL.B. 1908.
Max and Edward Traurig Fund (1973) Gift of Max Traurig, B.A. 1920, LL.B. 1923, and Edward Traurig, B.A. 1924, LL.B. 1926, for scholarships or loans to students in the Law School. Preference where possible to students from the Waterbury, Connecticut, area.
H. Stewart Tremaine Scholarship (2005) Established by a gift from H. Stewart Tremaine, LL.B. 1946, to support scholarships for students, preferably from a Western state.
United States Steel Foundation Scholarship Fund (1957) Gift from the United States Steel Foundation.
Walker/Abbott Fund (2004) Established by a gift from the estate of Elizabeth C. Abbott in honor of her first and second husbands, Roy C. Abbott, B.A. 1922, and John D. Walker, B.A. 1922, LL.B. 1924, for scholarships in Yale College and Yale Law School.
Malcolm D. Watson Memorial Fund (1951) Established by classmates, relatives, and other friends of Malcolm D. Watson, B.A. 1935, LL.B. 1938. To aid one or more needy students with preference to students from the state of New Jersey.
William Welling Werntz Scholarship Fund (1967) Established by family and friends in memory of William Welling Werntz, B.A. 1929, LL.B. 1931. Preference given to those students interested in the area of legal accounting.
Wilmot F. Wheeler Memorial Fund (1963) A gift in memory of Wilmot F. Wheeler, LL.B. 1903, from the trustees of the Wilmot F. Wheeler Foundation, Inc., of Connecticut, Mrs. Wilmot F. Wheeler, Wilmot F. Wheeler, Jr., B.A. 1945, and Halsted W. Wheeler, B.E. 1949. To be used as determined annually by the dean for needy students or for the acquisition of books for the law library.
Norman Williams, Jr. Fund (2003) Established by a gift from the estate of Norman Williams, Jr., B.A. 1938, LL.B. 1943, to support a participant in the Career Options Assistance Program.
Joseph E. Willis Memorial Scholarship Fund (1994) Established by John C. Taylor, 3rd, LL.B. 1950, in memory of his grandfather Joseph E. Willis.
Allen Townsend Winmill Scholarship (1999) Established by a gift from Dorothy Ball Winmill Pope in memory of her husband, Allen Townsend Winmill, LL.B. 1940.
Peter E. Yaeger Memorial Scholarship Fund (1986) Established in memory of Peter E. Yaeger, LL.B. 1971, by his family and friends.
George C. Zachary ’55 Memorial Scholarship Fund (1999) Created by a gift from Helen Zarakovitis in memory of her brother, George C. Zachary. Preference is given to orphans or students with unusually significant financial need.
Eugene M. Zuckert Class of 1937 Scholarship (1998). Gift from Eugene M. Zuckert, LL.B. 1937,and augmented by a gift from his widow, Harriet J. Zuckert.