Outside Scholarship Resources

There are many outside scholarships for which you might be eligible; here is just a sampling. You may also want to register at one of the free online scholarship search sites such as http://www.fastweb.com/.



AAA Scholarship - Kraut Law Group

Award:  $500


AALL - American Association of Law Libraries Scholarship

Award:  $varies


Adam Greenman Scholarship for Future Lawyers

Award:  $1,000


Albertson & Davidson, LLP, Scholarship
Award:  $2,500


American Accident Awareness Attorney Scholarship

Award:  $2,000


Angie Dipietro Women in Business Scholarship

Award:  $500


April Cockerham DREAM Act Scholarship

Award:  $500


Attorney Stewart Guss Scholarship
Award:  $1,000


Autolist Scholarship

Award:  $1,500


Avvo Law Student Scholarship
Award:  $10,000


Bankruptcy Law Center
Award:  $1,000


Baumgartner Law Firm
Award:  $3,000


Bradley Corbett Law Office
Award:  $2,000


Clements & Clements Scholarship

Award:  $1,000


CourseHorse Learner's Scholarship
Award:  $1,000


David Resnick & Associates

Award:  $1,500 (1st place) or $500 (second place)


Driggs, Bills & Day Law Firm Scholarship
Award:  $1,000 (2)


Dickson Law Group
Award:  $1,000


Discountrue Scholarship

Award:  $3,000


Dolman Law Group Scholarship
Award:  $1,100 (bi-annual)


EDvestinU Scholarship Opportunity
Award:  $1,000


Ed Tayter Outstanding Citizen Scholarship

Award:  $500


Expert Institute (The)
Award:  $2,000

FCBA Foundation Law School Scholarship

Award:  $2,500 to $10,000


Fleming Law Scholarship

Award:  $1,000


Future Lawyers of America Scholarship

Award:  $1,000


Jack Kent Cooke Foundation: Graduate Scholarship Program

Award:  $50,000 (maximum)


James T.  Flaherty Scholarship

Award:  $600


Jenkins & Clayman Law Firm Scholarship

Award:  $2,250


Karin Riley Porter Good Works Scholarship

Award: $500


Kerri Castellini Women's Leadership Scholarship

Award:  $500


Kush Arora Federal Criminal Justice Reform Scholarship

Award:  $500


Law Offices of Anthony Vecchio

Award:  $1,000 & $500


Law Offices of Joel J. Kofsky
Award:  $1,000


The Legacy Planning Scholarship
Award:  $1,000


The Levin Firm
Award:  $1,000 (two)


LoRusso Scholarship

Award:  $1,000


Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund Law School Scholarship
Award: $3,000-$7,000


Michael Keily Strong Roots Scholarship

Award:  $500


Morris, King and Hodge Scholarship

Award:  $4,200 (3)


Moses & Rooth Scholarship
Award:  $1,000


NEEBC - New England Employee Benefits Council Scholarships

Award:  $1,000 to $3,000


National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ)

National Association of Women Judges Application

Award:  $500


The O'Connor, Runckel & O'Malley Law Scholarship
Award:  $1,000


Patrick Malone & Associates Scholarship

Award:  $5,000 (2)


Price Benowitz Social Justice Scholarship

Award:  $500


Reiff & Bily Legal Scholarship
Award:  $1,000


The Law Firm of Ayo and Iken

Award:  $3,000


Varsity Tutors Scholarship

Award:  $1,000


The Weisblatt Law Firm

Award:  $1,000


White Collar Defense Diversity Scholarship

Award:  $1,000

Yale University Student Grants and Fellowship Database
Award: Variable

ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund
Award: up to $15,000


Armenian General Benevolent Union Scholarship
Award: varies

Armenian Students' Association Scholarship
Award: $500 to $1,500


Association of Black Women Attorneys - Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholarships

Award:  $3,000 (more than one)


Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.

Award:  $2,000


Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association

Award:  varies


Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship Program
Award: $15,000


Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Award:  $5,000


Hispanic Scholarship Fund College Scholarship Program
Award: $1,000 - $15,000


The Iranian-American Bar Association Scholarship
Award: $2,000 (variable)


The Kosciuszko Foundation
Award: $1,000- $5,000


Mark T. Banner Scholarship
Award:  $5,000


McGuire Woods Diversity Scholarship

Award:  $5,000 (8)


Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
Award: $2,000 to $6,000


Michigan Auto Law Diversity Scholarship

Award:  $2,000


Miller Johnson Michigan Diversity Scholarship

Award:  $5,000


NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Award:  $9,000 up to $30,000


The National Italian American Foundation
Award: $2,000 to $12,000


New York State Bar Association
Award: $6,000


POISE Foundation

Award:  $2,000 to $3,000


SABAC - The South Asian Bar Association of Connecticut

Award:  determined by SABAC

Serbian Bar Association of America (SBAA)

Award:  (2) $2,000, (2) $1,000 and (1) $500


Warner Norcross & Judd LLP Scholarship

Award:  $5,000


Zelle LLP - Diversity Scholarship

Award:  $30,000

Rhode Island Bar Foundation "Thomas F. Black Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund"
Prospective First Year Law Students
Award:  $20,000 (two awards)


High school seniors enrolling in an eligible postsecondary institution
Current college students are eligible
Award: $1,000 (three scholarships awarded each month)


The Clark Law Office Scholarship
Award:  $1,000