Outside Sources of Scholarships - Capital University Law School

Outside Sources of Scholarships

  • Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship:  The May Firm Injury Lawyers of Calsbad, California will award a $1000 scholarship to a student who can write a 300 word essay in response to what would really make drivers stop texting and driving.  Applications must be completed by January 15th, 2017.  Go online for additional details. 

    The Thomas Crane Disability and the Law Writing Competition: The Thomas Jefferson Law School of law sponsor a $1500 prize for the winner of this writing competition. Second place winners will receive $1000. Applicants must write a paper of no more then 35 pages about any topic related to disability law including but not limited to legal issues involving employment, government services, accommodations, education, housing and health care. Papers and the associated applications are due January 15th, 2017. Go online for additional details.

    The Theofanis Public Defender Scholarship: The Law Offices of Robert Theofanis of Encino, California sponsors a $1000 scholarship to students who have completed an externship, internship, or clinic with a PD’s office in 2016.  Applicants must write a 1200 word essay on their experience.  Applications must be completed by January 15th, 2017. Go online for additional details. 

    University Of Oklahoma College of Law Writing Competition:  The University Of Oklahoma College Of Law is pleased to award first place $1000, second place $500 and third place $250 to a law student willing to write on any issue concerning American Indian law or indigenous peoples.  Applications must be completed by January 31st, 2017.  Go online for additional details. 

    The Horowitz, Horowitz & Associates Law School Scholarship: The Horowitz & Horowitz of Chicago offers a $2000 scholarship for law students with a 3.0 GPA or higher, and the ability to write an essay of at least 1500 words regarding laws covering large trucks and semi trailers in Illinois.  Applications are to be submitted no later than January 31st, 2016.  Go online for additional details. 

    The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Essay Competition: CMBA’s writing competition requires essays written about the ethical considerations for law firms when they publish law-related material written by outside attorneys on their websites or in social media.   Prizes are $1500 and $1000.  Applications must be completed by February 9th, 2017. Go online for additional details. 

    The Levin Firm Scholarship: The Levin Firm of (west) Philadelphia (born & raised) offers a $1000 scholarship to law students willing to write a 500 + word essay regarding what safety features could be added to automobiles in order to reduce the chance for injury when a crash occurs.  Applications must be completed by February 15th, 2017. Go online for additional details. 

    The Fredrickson & Byron Minority Scholarship: Fredrickson & Boyd, with office mostly in the upper-Midwest, offers a $15,000 scholarship to minority 1L students who submit their application with a writing sample from their legal writing course.  Applications must be completed by March 31st, 2017. Go online for additional details.

    Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship Fund: Helen and Richard Fox and Friends offer a $3000 scholarship to a law school student that graduated from a high school located in Berks County, PA.  Applications must be completed by April 1, 2017.  Go online for additional details

    The Law Offices of Randolph Rice Scholarship:  The Law Offices of Randolph Rice of Lutherville, Maryland awards a $1500 scholarship to a student willing to write a 500 word essay about the impact of social media and mainstream impact the trajectory of life cycle of a given news story.  Applications must be completed by May 1st, 2017.  Go online for additional details. 

    Best Anti-Aging Serum Annual Scholarship:  Best Anti-Aging Serum awards $500 scholarship to a student who submits an essay titled “Why Our Vain Society Is Advancing Anti-Aging Treatments So Rapidly”.  Applications must be completed by May 1st, 2017.  Go online for additional details. 

    The Ronald D. Weiss Scholarship: Bankruptcy attorney Ronald D. Weiss of Long Island, NY awards a yearly scholarship for students willing to write an essay regarding the pros and cons of allowing student loan debt to be discharged in bankruptcy.  Applications are due May 5th, 2017.  Go online for additional details.

    Elite Serum RX Scholarship:  Skin Pro is pleased to have launched a scholarship campaign to award a $500 scholarship to a student willing to write a 500 word essay about things you can do to prevent the visible signs of aging.  Applications must be completed by May 20th, 2017.  Go online for additional details.   

    Queen Square Dental Clinic Scholarship: Queen Square Dental Clinic is awarding a $1000 scholarship to a student willing to write a 500 word essay describing their good daily dental hygiene habits.  Applications must be completed by May 31st, 2017.  Go online for additional details.

    The Peck Law Firm 2017 Scholarship Essay Contest: The Peck Law Firm offers a $2000 scholarship to a student willing to write an essay regarding the effects the election of our new president will have on the American families.  Applications are due May 31, 2017. Go online for additional details.   

    Annual CGTrader Scholarship:  CGTrader awards a $2000 scholarship to the best submission while the two runners-up will receive $500 each to a student enrolled full-time in an academic institution who can write a 500-1000 word essay on the “Future of Technology in Education”.  Applications must be completed by June 1st, 2017.  Go online for additional details.  

    McEwen & Kestner Minnesota Personal Injury Law Firm Scholarship:  The lawyers at McEwen & Kestner – Minnesota Personal Injury Law Firm are pleased to offer a $1000 scholarship to a student willing to write a 500 word essay answering whether or not there are there moving violations that should keep driver’s off the road permanently on the first offense.  Applications must be completed by June 13th, 2017.  Go online for additional details. 

    The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law Annual Writing Competition: CLEL and ABASLEL co-sponsor a writing competition for students willing to write a 20-35 page essay about a topic of their choice relating to labor and employment law. First prize is a $3000 scholarship, with 2nd and 3rd place taking home $1000 and $500. Applications must be completed by June 15th, 2017. Go online for additional details.    

    The Ballard Law Group Scholarship: The Ballard Law Group of Atlanta awards a $1000 scholarship to law students willing to write a 500-1000 word essay about why more people are filing for bankruptcy protection around the United States.  Applications are due June 15th, 2017.  Go online for additional details.

    2017 US Drug Lawsuit Scholarship Essay Contest: McEwen Law Firm offers a $1000 scholarship to a student willing to write a 500 word essay about the harmful effects of Xarelto (a prescribed blood thinner) and whether it should be recalled from the market after examining the consequences.  Applications are due November 1, 2017.  Go online for additional details. 

    The Abels and Annes, P.C. Scholarship Essay Contest: The personal injury law form of Abels & Annes, P.C. is excited to announce two (2) $1000 scholarships to a law student willing to write an essay on the topic of whether you support the installation of visible speed enforcement cameras.  Applications are due December 15, 2017.  Go online for additional details.      

    The Wells Veterans Emergency Grant Program: Wells Fargo has emergency grant funds available for eligible veterans who are enrolled in a post secondary educational program, and have experience unexpected financial difficulties.  Grants of up to $1000 are available once for students who have emergency needs, such as rent, utilities, daycare, and medical expenses.  There is not a deadline for application, but funds for said grant may be exhausted.  Go online for additional details.