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Daniel Austin Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship, established by the Westchester Fairfield Corporate Counsel Association, provides an award for students who have demonstrated an interest and commitment to corporate law, have taken or plan to take the Problems of Corporate Counsel Seminar and demonstrate financial need.


The Honorable James R. Caruso Pace Law School Scholarship
This scholarship grants $5,000 to a second-year day or third-year evening student of Italian heritage. The award is based on first-year scholastic performance and financial need. It is maintained for the last two years of study.

The Judge Richard J. Daronco Memorial Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established by the late judge's family and the Westchester legal and business community. It provides a partial scholarship, based on need and performance, to a student enrolled in the John Jay Legal Services Criminal Prosecution Clinic.


The Josephine and Anthony DiFiore Memorial Scholarship
This $4,000 scholarship was established by Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiori and her husband Dennis Glazer in memory of the D.A.’s parents. It is awarded to an upper classman who demonstrates academic excellence, financial need, and preference is given to someone of Italian American heritage.


The Eugene and Emily Grant Environmental Litigation Clinic Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students enrolled in the Environmental Litigation Clinic during the summer. It is based upon academic merit, demonstrated commitment to environmental law and financial need.

The Julian H. Hyman Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship provides at least one annual award to an outstanding second-year day student or third-year evening student who is committed to further study in trusts and estates, plans to practice in Westchester County and exhibits financial need.

The Dean Janet A. Johnson Scholarship
This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a continuing female student who has one or more minor children at home and has demonstrated academic excellence.


The Robert C. and Janet Lee Marville Scholarship for Outstanding Moral and Civic Commitment
This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to one student each year based on a high moral and civic commitment, academic promise and a clear financial need.

The Lois Murphy Memorial Scholarship
This   $1,000 scholarship is awarded for scholastic achievement and dedication to the Pace Environmental Law Review.

The June and Richard Ottinger Retention Scholarship Fund
These partial-tuition scholarships are awarded to second- and third-year students, taking into consideration the student's financial circumstances, hardships encountered in pursuing a legal education and academic merit.


The Winifred Sobie Pasternack Memorial Award in Civil Rights
This $1,000 scholarship is awarded based on good academic standing and contribution to civil liberties by way of substantial work on a case, or significant research and writing in the field of civil liberties.


Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C. Scholarship Fund
This scholarship eases some of the financial obligations that law school can entail.  Specifically, these funds assist those law students who are union members in good standing or have a parent who is a union member in good standing. For more information visit https://www.fightingforyou.com/

The Westchester Women's Bar Association Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who has overcome personal adversity in his or her pursuit of a legal career. Preference is given to an evening student who has a history of community service and/or legal clinic involvement before or during law school. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.


The Westchester County Bar Association Foundation Justice Sondra Miller Scholarship
This $3,000 award is given to a second year day or third year evening student based upon outstanding academic excellence, demonstrated leadership and commitment to public service.  The student must be a member of the Westchester County Bar Association.