Featured Scholarships

  • American Association for Justice (AAJ ) Scholarships

    Richard D. Hailey Scholarship –  AAJ’s Minority Caucus will award a $5,000 scholarship along with registration to our 2024 Annual Convention to a minority Law Student member entering his or her first, second, or third year of law school.

    Mike Eidson Scholarship – The Women Trial Lawyers Caucus awards a $5,000 scholarship along with registration to our 2024 Annual Convention to a female law student entering her third year (or fourth year in a part-time program) of law school who has demonstrated a commitment to a career as a trial lawyer.

    Trial Advocacy Scholarship – This scholarship awards $3,000 to AAJ Law Student members entering their second or third year of law school who demonstrate a desire to represent those who have been injured by the negligence or misconduct of others.

    Leesfield Scholarship – The Leesfield scholarship awards $1,500 to a first- or second-year AAJ Law Student member.

    With the exception of the Mike Eidson Scholarship, applicants must be an AAJ Law Student member to qualify for a scholarship.

    All AAJ law student scholarship applications are due May 1, 2024.


    Bridging the Dream Scholarship from The Sallie Mae Fund and Thurgood Marshall College Fund

    The Bridging the Dream Scholarship Program for Graduate Students helps outstanding students from underserved communities attend graduate school. Grad students who are facing financial challenges may apply to receive up to a $10,000 scholarship to help them pay for their graduate or professional degree program.

    More information available here.

    Application deadline : May 17, 2024


    The Luzerne Foundation Lawrence M. Klemow, Esq. Memorial Scholarship

    Awarded to a student pursuing a law degree who resides within the Greater Hazleton Area in Pennsylvania. Applicants can us e this link to access the scholarship application.

    Application deadline: April 29, 2024


    Milestone Trial LawHER Scholarship

    The Milestone Trial LawHER Scholarship helps a rising 3L female law student achieve her goal of becoming a plaintiff trial lawyer. This scholarship program intends to elevate a rising leader in the plaintiff trial lawyer space and educate future trial lawyers around the importance and impact of settlement planning.

    More information available hereApplication deadline: April 19, 2024


    William Goldman Foundation

    The Foundation provides partial scholarships to students who have completed their first year.  Applicants must be in the top 1/3 of their class, must be enrolled full-time, demonstrate great financial need and show potential for  future contributions to the Philadelphia community..  Applicants who meet the requirements may be asked to appear for a personal interview.

    Additional information and application materials are available in the Law School Financial Aid Office, Suite 101, Barrack Hall.

    Application deadline: March 15, 2024


    The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf or Hard of Hearing  – George H. Nofer Scholarship for Law and Public Policy

    AG Bell offers a scholarship for full-time graduate students with a moderate to profound hearing loss who are attending an accredited law school full-time.

    The George H. Nofer Scholarship for Law and Public Policy was established to recognize the late George H. Nofer’s service and generosity to AG Bell and to the fields of law and deafness research and education.

    The 2024 program awards are for the 2024-2025 academic year. Three (3) scholarships of up to $5,000 each will be awarded.

    Eligibility Criteria

    • You use listening and spoken language as your primary mode of communication.
    • You have a pre-lingual hearing loss (diagnosed prior to your fourth birthday).
    • Your hearing loss must be bilateral and in the moderately-severe to profound range.
    • You have been accepted at or are enrolled in an accredited law school as a full-time student for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Applications will be accepted through March 15, 2024. More information is available here. 


    Sarita and Claire Wright Lucas Foundation

    The Foundation offers a competitive program to provide monetary awards to exceptional black female law students to assist with the financial challenges while preparing for the Bar exam, including prep course costs and living expenses, especially for those in public service.

    The SCWLF offers $5000 scholarships to Black women law students for Bar exam expenses.  After one year as a prosecutor, recipients receive an additional $5000.

    To apply for the scholarship visit: https://saritaandclairefoundation.org/scholarship/ 

    Application deadline: March 31, 2024


    2024 Samuel Gomez Memorial Scholarship 

    Sam Gomez was a graduate of Temple University School of Law.  He worked at Community Legal Services, as an attorney, and was an Adjunct Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law.  The scholarship award alternates between Temple Law and Penn Law, and will be awarded to a Temple Law student in spring 2024.

    Applicants must submit a one page essay which discusses their involvement in community service, along with a resume. Please make sure to include your name on the essay.  You should email your  application to Johanne Johnston, Assistant Dean for Admissions & Financial Aid, at johanne.johnston@temple.edu, no later than Wednesday, January 17, 2024.

    The award will be presented at the annual Lunar Banquet conducted by the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania (APABA-PA) tentatively scheduled for Friday, February 2, 2024. The scholarship recipient is expected to attend the banquet.


    Mark T. Banner Scholarship

    This scholarship is part of The Richard Linn American Inn of Court’s commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers of high ethics, civility and professionalism, and especially those from diverse backgrounds. The recipient will receive $10,000 payable for the Fall 2024 semester of their/her/his second or third year of law school.

    The application is available on the Linn Inn of Court’s website, https://www.linninn.org/Pages/scholarship.shtml.

    Application deadline : December 1, 2023


    The Don H. Liu Scholars Program

    Three recipients will be selected for a $15,000 award and access to prominent mentors, including Don H. Liu, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Risk Officer of Target Corporation. The Program will also aid in career development, including finding potential internships.

    Details and more information about the Program are on their website: http://www.donhliuscholars.org .

    Application deadline: December 31, 2023

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