March 1, 2013
Cal-ABOTA Marjorie W. Day
For: Continuing Chapman Law students who demonstrate a strong interest in trial work
must be a current student - enrolled in the Spring 2013 semester - who has
completed at least one full year
(two complete calendar semesters) of study at Chapman University School of Law;
applicant must be in good standing. Previous Marjorie Day Scholarship winners may
2013 Cal-ABOTA Application
ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund
For: Racial and ethnic minority students interested in law
Award: Twenty (20)- $5,000 Renewable
Intended to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to law school and to provide financial assistance to the scholarship recipients. Link to application packet is on the right side.
American Council of the Blind 2013 Scholarship Application Program
For: Legally blind students
Candidate must include an autobiographical sketch, a certification of legal blindness, certified transcripts from current school, 2 letters of recommendation from a current instructor, and proof of acceptance from a post-secondary school.
Applications can be sent American Council of the Blind Scholarship Program, Attn: Patricia Castillo, 2200 Wilson Blvd., Suite 650
The National Italian American Foundation Scholarship
For: Italian-American students OR students of any ethnicity majoring/minoring in Italian language, studies, or a related field
Award: $2,000 - $12,000 to cover tuition and university-provided room and board.
Applicants must be Italian American students who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements or those students from any ethnic background majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field, who demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements.
The AAJ Women for Justice Education Fund's 2013 Mike Eidson
For: A 3L or (rising 4L in a night program) female
student who has demonstrated a commitment to a career as a plaintiff's
lawyer or criminal defense lawyer
This Scholarship is for a female law student who has demonstrated a
commitment to a career as a plaintiff's lawyer or criminal defense
lawyer, along with a dedication to upholding and defending the
principles of the Constitution, and to the concept of a fair trial, the
adversary system, and a just result for the injured, accused, and those
whose rights a jeopardized.
March 8, 2013
2013 ENLURE Honors L.S. Palmos Award Application (Due to Financial
Aid by 5 p.m.)
For: Chapman Law School students who have completed
Real Property I & II
Available to Chapman Law School students who have completed Real
Property I & II at the time of application and who are on track to
graduate with the ENLURE Program certificate.
2013 ENLURE Scholarship Application
2013 Chapman University School of Law Tax Law Honors (Due to
Financial Aid by 5 p.m.)
For: JD Law students with a Tax-Law emphasis
who have demonstrated scholastic merit
Scholarship Fund $5,000; one or more awards
Available to JD law students who have demonstrated scholastic merit and involvement in the Tax Law Emphasis program, and are on-track
to graduate with the Tax Law Emphasis certificate. Applications should include this form, a cover letter, a resume, and law school transcripts (can be obtained from webadvisor)
2013 Tax Law Scholarship Application
2013 Parham H. William Endowed Scholarship for Public Interest (Due
to Financial Aid by 5 p.m.)
For: JD students with a strong academic
background and are committed to public interest activities
This scholarship is awarded to graduating May 2013 JD students with a
strong academic background whose leadership and public interest work
demonstrate a commitment to contribute to public interest endeavors and
who plan to become public interest practitioners. Preference is given to
graduate students who are committed to public interest activities and
are in good academic standing.
2013 Parham Williams Application
2013 Lee Memorial Award Application (Due to Financial Aid by 5 p.m.)
Law students who are on track to graduate in May and have demonstrated
an interest in Public Interest
Available to Chapman Law School students who are on track to graduate
in May 2013. This scholarship is based on need and scholastic merit.
Priority will be given to students who have demonstrated an interest in
working in areas of Public Interest.
2013 Lee Memorial Application
2013 M. Katherine Baird Darmer Scholarship (Due to Financial Aid by 5 p.m.)
For: Graduate students with a commitment to public interest and have participated in Chapman Law OUTLAW activities.
Award: One or more scholarships from the $3,700 Scholarship Fund
Preference will be given to graduate students who are committed to maintain working in the public interest/human rights sector, are in good academic standing and have maintained a cumulative GPA of 2.5.
2013 Katherine Darmer Application
March 15, 2013
Bill and Ann Shepherd Legal Scholarships (Equity Foundation)
Students must be U.S. citizens with strong ties to Oregon
Up to $3,000
Available to law students who are U.S. citizens who have strong ties
to Oregon and are committed to equal rights and justice for the LGBT
ACC Bar Review Diversity Scholarship
For: Law Students that will graduate with a JD at the end of Spring 2013 from an accredited souther california law school
Available to to full time and part time minority law students who (a) have experienced financial hardship during their law school career and may have had to forgo taking a bar review course if not for this program, and (b) will graduate with a JD at the end of the Spring 2013 semester from an Accredited Law School in ACC-SoCal’s Southern California region (which includes Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Riverside and San Bernardino counties) and (c) are registered to take the California Bar Exam in the Summer of 2013.
2013 ACC Diversity Scholarship Application
March 18, 2013
Fran Kandel Public Interest Grant (Due to Financial Aid by 5 p.m.)
Law students that make governmental/service agencies more
accessible/responsible to those whose needs are not adequately met.
Up to $5,000
The "Grant" will fund one or two projects to be completed during the
summer of 2011. The Foundation will make grants to law students for
projects that make governmental and service agencies more accessible and
responsible to individuals or groups whose needs are not adequately
March 28, 2013
Black Women Lawyers Scholarship
For: Students who will be practicing law in the SoCal area
Applicants must be second or third year law students. Applicants
should expect to practice law in the Southern California area. Award is
based on financial need, community service, academic achievement and
legal writing ability.www.swlaw.edu/pdfs/finaid/outsidescholarships/fa_blackwomen_ss.pdf
March 29, 2013
Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) Scholarship
For: Must be a
Jewish, legal resident of LA county planning to attend a full-time
accredited public or private college
Award: total of $400,000 to
Students must be Jewish, legal U.S. citizen/green card holder, plan
to attend an accredited public/private college, university, or
vocational school in the U.S. Must enroll full time (Minimum 12 credits
per term), have a minimum 2.7 GPA, and be a permanent legal resident of
Los Angeles County .
March 31, 2013
The Iranian American Bar Association Scholarship
students who have demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of the
Applicants must be of Iranian heritage and full-time students at an
accredited law school in the United state who are not otherwise
receiving full educational funding from another organization.
National Federation for the Blind NFB Scholarship
blind students pursuing a full-time post-secondary course of study in a
degree program at a U.S. institution
Award: Awards range from
Applicants must be legally blind, pursuing or planning to pursue a
full time post-secondary course of study in a degree program at a US
institution. If chosen the recipient must participate in the entire NFB
national convention and in all scheduled scholarship program activities.
The Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship Program
1L's of diverse backgrounds
This program sponsors educational opportunities for currently
enrolled, first-year law students of diverse backgrounds.
The Herbert Lehman Education Fund
For: Students entering college
for the first time and who will be attending a four year college as a
Candidates must be entering college for the first time and who will
be attending a four year college as a full-time student. Scholarships
are renewable if the recipient remains in good academic and social
standing and program funds remain available.
March 23, 2012 (2013 not available as of March 25, 2013)
California Bar Foundation Public Interest Scholarship (Due in the
law financial aid office by 5 p.m.)
For: Students enrolled in a
California law school. Must have completed at least one year of study
Candidate must be enrolled in a California law school and must have
completed at least one year of study at a California law school. They
also must demonstrate and document a strong commitment to public
service, and provide 3 letters of recommendation and intend to pursue
interest legal career after law school. Also at least a 2.5 GPA must be
maintained. See website for full details