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Scholarships for Law Students

Embarking on a legal career is an exciting and fulfilling journey, but it often comes with financial challenges. Law school tuition, textbooks, and living expenses can quickly add up, leaving aspiring lawyers burdened with hefty student loans. However, there is a beacon of hope amidst these financial hurdles: scholarship opportunities for law students. These scholarships not only alleviate the financial strain but also provide recognition, support, and invaluable opportunities to excel in the legal field.

In this blog post, we will dive into the world of scholarships specifically designed for law students. Whether you're a bright-eyed undergraduate preparing to enter law school or a current law student seeking financial assistance, this comprehensive guide will serve as your roadmap to unlocking a brighter future. Make sure to take note of the deadlines and eligibility.

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Avnet Law National Scholarship

Avnet Law is a Noblesville, Indiana law firm that aims to support a community-minded college or graduate student who has demonstrated a history of community service and involvement. Award: $1000 Deadline: July 15, 2023 Eligibility: 1. Be a United States citizen or permanent resident 2. Be accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or graduate program within the United States. 3. The Avnet Law Scholarship is available for any current or soon-to-be undergrad or graduate student who demonstrates a spirit of volunteerism and/or community service. Submit: Completed application essay of 1,000 words or less, and (1) letter of recommendation.


The Rainbow Scholarship is recognizing high-achieving attorneys who have demonstrated a commitment to their communities and the legal profession.

With the added economic and health challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Elite Lawyer recognizes that today’s college students need support now more than ever. Award:$1000 Open: July 18, 2023

Eligibility: 1. You are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited U.S. college or university

2. Your education will continue through at least the Fall 2023 semester

3. You are a U.S. citizen

4. You are at least 18 years old

5. You have a current GPA of at least 3.0

Submit: Online application, 500 word essay or a 2-minute video presentation, proof of enrollment, unofficial transcript, and a headshot.


The Law School Scholarship Contest is provided by Andrew Flusche, Attorney at Law and wants to hear about why you want to become a lawyer. What inspired you to enter into such a challenging profession. More importantly, how you will make a difference in the community as you progress through your legal career.

Award: $1,000 Deadline: July 30, 2023

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited law school located in the United States.

Submit: Write an essay describing why you want to become a lawyer and we will choose one (1) entry to be selected and awarded $1,000 to put towards their law school tuition. Additionally, submit a letter of recommendation from a valuable reference to be considered for the scholarship award.


Brad Micklin, lead attorney and managing partner at The Micklin Law Group, LLC, is a family law attorney who focuses on fathers and men’s rights. Brad offers a twice-yearly needs-based scholarship opportunity to motivated students who may need a little financial assistance to obtain their degree.

Brad hopes that through this scholarship, he can help members of the next generation make their mark on society.

Award: $1,000 Deadline: July 31, 2023

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited law school located in the United States.

Submit: Online application and a statement responding to the prompt.


Are you a full-time dad who has full custody of your children? Are you in need of some financial assistance to put your child through college? Micklin Law Group wants to make your life a little easier.

Apply for The Micklin Law Group’s Men and Fathers Custody Scholarship.

Award: $1,000 Deadline: July 31, 2023

Eligibility: Must be a father who is in need of financial assistance

Submit: Short online application and a statement in response to the prompt.


The Eskew Law Scholarship aims to support children whose life experiences potentially jeopardize the educational opportunities available to them.

Award: $1,500 Deadline: July 31, 2023

Eligibility: Applicants must be the child of a parent who has a felony conviction, have a 3.0 GPA, and are currently enrolled in an accredited technical school, college, or university in the U.S.

Submit: Essay of 500 words or less, official or unofficial transcript, and documented proof confirming parent’s felony conviction.


The Pittsburgh Injury Lawyers are known for getting substantial judgments in Court for victims of personal injuries. They would like to help the future generation of personal injury lawyers Award: $500 Deadline: July 31, 2023

Eligibility: Open to both undergraduate students wishing to go to law school sometime in the future and current graduate/law students. All applicants must be actively enrolled in a U.S. undergraduate, graduate, or law school program.

Submit: Essay of 1,500 words or less.


The Philadelphia car accident lawyers are known for obtaining high judgments in Court for victims of car accidents. They want to help the future generation of Philadelphia car accident lawyers with their education expenses Award: $500 Deadline: July 31, 2023

Eligibility: Open to both undergraduate students wishing to go to law school sometime in the future and current graduate/law students. All applicants must be actively enrolled in a U.S. undergraduate, graduate, or law school program.

Submit: Essay of 1,500 words or less.


The Russell Law Firm is known for offering highly effective legal representation to our clients in the areas of personal injury. Award: $500 Deadline: July 31, 2023

Eligibility: Applicants must be a student pursuing an undergraduate degree in pre-law studies, or a student entering law school with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Submit: 1-3 page essay, acceptance letter, complete transcripts, and a headshot.


Full-tuition scholarships funded by BigLaw firms and Fortune 500 companies that enable entering 1Ls to attend Law Preview's law school prep course. Award: Not Specified Deadline: Not Specified


The LSAT Nerds Scholarship Fund provides recipients with LSAT tutoring, LSAT prep resources, and law school admissions resources for free. They understand that there are bright future lawyers out there, for whom even a limited amount of tutoring is not a financial possibility.

Thus, they are providing recipients with one-on-one LSAT tutoring, access to The LSAT Nerds’ comprehensive curriculum, several small group workshops each week, and a wide array of application resources covering every aspect of the admission process.

Award: Free tutoring Deadline: Not Specified


Engages rising law school students in addressing some of today's most pressing social and legal challenges. Innovators defer their first year of law school to work at a WLI partner nonprofit organization for a paid public service fellowship.

Open: December 2023

Close: March 2024


The Marshall-Motley Scholars Program (MMSP) is a revolutionary and groundbreaking commitment to populate the South with a new generation of civil rights lawyers trained to provide legal advocacy of unparalleled excellence.

Through scholarship support, legal fellowships, and professional mentoring, the MMSP will equip and prepare these aspiring lawyers to advocate on behalf of communities as they pursue racial justice and equity in the South, a region of the country where the majority of Black Americans live.

Named for civil rights pioneers Thurgood Marshall and Constance Baker Motley, this program provides full financial support for all law school expenses and long-term career and leadership opportunities to 50 aspiring civil rights lawyers over the next five years.


  1. A full law school scholarship for tuition, room and board, and incidentals to alleviate the debt burden that can prevent future lawyers from pursuing a career as a civil rights lawyer

  2. Summer internships with national and regional civil rights organizations with offices in the South focused on racial justice to jumpstart training in civil rights law

  3. Two year postgraduate fellowship at civil rights law organizations in the South fighting to achieve racial justice; and

  4. Access to special trainings sponsored by LDF and the National Academy of Science.

You can learn more about the program in LSAC’s MMSP webinar.

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