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Outside Scholarships for Law Students

This listing of scholarships have been sent to various administrative offices at Pace Law School through regular mail or email. It represents a small sampling of scholarships that can be found through research, local bar associations and other legal resources.

The Baumgartner Law Firm Scholarship
Amount: $3,000
Criteria: Applicants must be enrolled or accepted at an accredited Law School in the US, (persons who have applied to law school but have not yet been accepted may apply, however, the scholarship will only be awarded to someone enrolled in an accredited school at the time of scholarship selection). 
Deadline: August 31, 2015
Application: Applicants apply online and the application can be found at: https://baumgartnerlawyers.com/baumgartner-law-firm-scholarship-application Award will be announced by November 30, 2015. 

Farzad Family Law Scholarship
Amount: $3,000
Deadline: December 15, 2014
Information: farzadlaw.com/farzad-family-law-scholarship/

Riemer Social Security Disability Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Criteria: Open to entering and continuing law students who submit an essay as described on the Riemer & Associates website.
Deadline: February 1 every year
Information: http://www.riemerlawfirm.com/law-student-scholarship  

Katz & Phillips, P.A. Ashley Rose Honorary Diabetes Law Student Scholarship
http://www.orlandocriminalteam.com/ashley-rose-scholarship/
Deadline: December 31, 2014
Our Orlando law firm will be sponsoring an annual scholarship for a law school student whose life has been impacted by diabetes. In recognition of the fact that diabetes often makes it more challenging to take on academic endeavors such as law school, we will set aside $1,000 to fund this scholarship, which is designed to assist eligible students with type I diabetes with their law school tuition.

The Tix Team 2014 Law Scholarship for Veterans
http://www.thetixteam.com/veterans-law-scholarship/
Deadline: July 31, 2015
At the law firm of The Tix Team, we believe there is no career nobler that a military veteran could choose than the practice of law. That’s why we are offering a $1,000 scholarship for veterans pursuing a Juris Doctor degree.

Katz & Phillips Single-Parent Scholarship
http://www.800prodivorce.com/single-parent-scholarship/
Deadline: July 31, 2015
The attorneys of Katz & Phillips, P.A. have seen firsthand how difficult it can be to manage family obligations while attending law school.  This is even truer if you are a single parent. As divorce attorneys we frequently work with single parents who attend school or plan to return to school. That’s why we created this $1,000 scholarship for single parents pursuing a law degree.

 

The New York Bar Foundation Scholarships

www.tnybf.org 

The Corporate Counsel Section Fellowship-- deadline for submission 11/30/14

The $6,000 fellowship will take place at a New York public interest legal or charitable organization.  The student will assist the organization’s general counsel (or other similar individual holding a counsel position) with matters relating to counsel or advice to the organization.  The Program shall operate during the summer of 2015.

The Real Property Law Section Melvyn Mitzner Scholarship – deadlines for submission 11/30/14
One $2,500.00 scholarship will be awarded to a second or third-year law student. Efforts will be made to honor Melvyn Mitzner’s commitment to professional achievement in the area of real property law including legal writing, lecturing and scholarship; and diversity in the profession

The Real Property Law Section Lorraine Power Tharp Scholarship – deadlines for submission 11/30/14
One $2,500.00 scholarship will be awarded to a second- or third-year law student (as of fall semester 2014) who best exemplifies the core values important to Lorraine Power Tharp–academic excellence, a demonstrated interest in public service, high integrity and, if possible, an interest in real property law. A preference will be given to a student who demonstrates financial need. The scholarship will be applied to the student’s 2014-2015 academic year tuition.

The Trusts and Estates Law Section Fellowship – deadlines for submission 11/30/14
The Fellowship will be awarded to four second-year (2L) law students who are currently enrolled in law schools in the State of New York to work in trusts and estates law positions in the public sector in the State of New York during the summer of 2015. 

The Honorable Joel K. Asarch Elder Law and Special Needs Section Scholarship – deadlines for submission 11/30/14
The $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to a second year (2L) or third year (3L) law student who is enrolled in a law school in the State of New York during the 2014-2015 academic year and is actively participating in an Elder Law Clinic at the school during the 2014-2015 academic year or performs other substantial efforts which demonstrate interest in the legal rights of the elderly or the practice of elder law.

The Antitrust Section Law Student Fellowship – deadlines for submission 12/15/2014  
The Fellowship, valued at $6,000, will be awarded to one (1) or two (2) students to spend the summer of 2015 (10 weeks) working on antitrust matters in the New York Office of New York Attorney General, Antitrust Bureau; Federal Trade Commission, Northeast Region; or Department of Justice Antitrust Division, New York Field Office.  The Fellowship is open to all first-year (1L) and second-year (2L) students (as of the Fall 2014 semester) who are capable of fulfilling the requested work hours and responsibilities and meet the criteria.  http://www.tnybf.org/fellandschol/