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 2023 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 2023 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 AAJ Scholarship

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

    With the exception of the Mike Eidson Scholarship, applicants must be an AAJ Law Student member to qualify for a scholarship. Law students can join AAJ at the rate of $15 for one year. For more details about Law Student membership, visit the AAJ website at https://www.justice.org/join. Students who participated in or registered for 2023 STAC are already members of AAJ.

    Application deadline for all AAJ scholarships:  May 1, 2023. 


    Barrister’s Association Annual Scholarship– Awarded annually to students of color attending area law schools. Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate leadership ability, academic achievement, and commitment to community service and professional development.

    Application details and a copy of the application form can be found here.  Application deadline: March 27, 2023. 


    The Ralph G. Treen Memorial Scholarship

    Provides scholarships in various amounts to full-time law students who demonstrate financial need, demonstrate high personal character, and academic ability and achievement.

    The scholarship is for one year only, however current recipients may reapply.

    Application materials are available at www.csascholars.org/treenApplication deadline: March 20, 2023


    The William Goldman Foundation

    The William Goldman Foundation provides partial scholarships in various amounts to assist students with tuition and fees.  Applicants must have completed at least one year of law school. Recipients will be selected based on academic performance, class standing, financial need, and potential future contributions to the Philadelphia community.

    Application forms are available in the Law School Financial Aid Office, Barrack Hall, Suite 101.  Application deadline: March 15, 2023


    The Greiner/Roof Law Scholarship

    Provided by the Elk County Community Foundation, this scholarship provides a $1000 scholarship to a graduate of any high school in Elk or Cameron Counties who is currently enrolled in an accredited law school.  Any past scholarship applicant or recipient is eligible to resubmit an application for consideration for a future scholarship award.

    Application details are available under “Information for Students” at www.elkcountyfoundation.orgThe application deadline is March 7, 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 provide assistance in career development, including identifying potential internships.

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

    To be eligible, the applicant must meet the following criteria:

    • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of Asian descent;
    • Be enrolled full-time as a 1L in a J.D. program at an ABA-accredited and approved law school in the U.S.;
    • Demonstrate exceptional academic accomplishments and leadership;
    • Demonstrate financial need; and
    • Intend to practice in the private sector in the New York City metropolitan area following graduation.

    Application deadline:  Extended to November 30, 2022


    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 of the scholarship receives $10,000 to be applied to their legal education. This scholarship is available to law students who have entered into a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school in the United States and who will continue in that program through at least the Fall semester 2023. Scholarship recipients are selected by the Mark T. Banner Scholarship review board based on the following criteria:

    • Commitment to the pursuit of a career in intellectual property law.
    • Commitment, qualities and actions toward ethics, civility and professionalism.
    • Academic merit (undergraduate, graduate and law school).
    • Written and oral communication skills.
    • Leadership qualities and community involvement.
    • Member of a historically underrepresented group in IP law (including race, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation and disability).  Diversity is considered, but is one element among several in the award decision.

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

    Application deadline: December 2, 2022


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