External Scholarships

External Scholarships

Scholarship Sponsors: If your organization would like to submit a scholarship for posting on our External Scholarships page, keep in mind that we only post scholarships that are available to our law students and which are related to law and offered by relevant organizations. If your scholarship is available to law students, please email twhite@law.virginia.edu with a link to your website’s scholarship page, which should include information such as the scholarship deadline, award amount, and eligibility requirements.

The following external scholarships are listed by deadline. More information is provided at the links. Contact the sponsor if you need additional details.


3/01/18 NW Corporate Law Scholarship ($1,000, for 2Ls and 3Ls)
3/01/18 Tillman Scholar Program (for veteran and active-duty military service members or their current or surviving spouses)
3/01/18 VA-ACME Scholarships ($1,000)
3/09/18 Ed Mendrzycki Essay Contest ($5,000)
3/15/18 The Annual Stewart J. Guss College Student Scholarship ($1,000)
3/15/18 The Ryback Firm Scholarship ($1,000) 
3/19/18 Presidential Fellows in Data Science ($30,000 stipend, up to $11,000 tuition and fees, health insurance subsidy)
3/28/18 BTLJ 2018 Student Writing Competition ($1,000)
3/30/18 NPBA Foundation Fitzwater Memorial Scholarship for Second Year Law Students ($2,500)
3/30/18 DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarships ($10,000)
3/31/18 The Krist Law Firm, P.C. National Scholarship ($10,000)
3/31/18 Roanoke Law Foundation's Jane S. Glenn Scholarship 
/31/18 Iranian American Bar Association Scholarship 


4/01/18 Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Law School Diversity Scholarship ($2,000)
4/01/18 Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship (must be a graduate of a Berks County, PA high school)
4/01/18 Common Cause's Partisan Gerrymandering Writing Competition ($5,000)
4/06/18 ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund ($15,000, for diverse incoming 1Ls)
4/13/18 Robert A. Shuker Scholarship Fund (between $15,000 and $20,000; for legal residents of the Greater Metropolitan Area of Washington D.C.)
4/13/18 George H. Nofer Scholarship for Law and Public Policy ($5,000, for students who are deaf or hard of hearing)
4/15/18 Virginia State Bar Environmental Op-Ed Competition ($500)
4/27/18 Hudson County Bar Foundation Scholarship (must be a resident of Hudson County, New Jersey)
4/30/18 The CPW Law Legal Scholarship ($3,000, for entering 1Ls) 
4/30/18 Christopher Simon Attorney at Law Scholarship ($1,000)
4/30/18 Lemberg Law "Land of Opportunity" Law School Scholarship ($1,250)


5/01/18 Richard D. Hailey Scholarship ($5,000, for minority law students)
5/01/18 Mike Eidson Scholarship ($5,000, for 3L women)
5/01/18 AAJ Trial Advocacy Scholarship ($3,000, for 2Ls and 3Ls)
5/01/18 Leesfield/AAJ Scholarship ($2,500, for 1Ls and 2Ls)
5/01/18 John R. Colvin Scholarship ($1,000, for incoming 1Ls)
5/01/18 Mann Law Firm Legal Scholarship ($1,000, for incoming 1Ls)
5/01/18 The Stoddard Firm Legal Scholarship ($2,000, for incoming 1Ls)
5/01/18 Bunch & Brock Legal Scholarship ($500, for incoming 1Ls)
5/01/18 McNeely Stephenson Legal Award ($1,000, for incoming 1Ls)
5/01/18 Guajardo & Marks Legal Award ($1,000, for 1Ls)
5/01/18 The Stoddard Law Firm Legal Scholarship ($2,000, for 1Ls)
5/01/18 The Whistleblower Lawyer Legal Award ($1,000, for 1Ls)
5/01/18 Evans Law Firm Scholarship (for 1Ls, $1,000)
5/15/18 Law Offices of Randolph Rice Scholarship ($1,500)
5/15/18 Alford Excellence Award ($3,000, must be sitting for the Delaware Bar)
5/15/18 GJEL Law Student Scholarship ($2,000)
5/25/18 American Association for Justice Class Action Litigation Group Law Student Writing Competition ($2,000 first place prize)
5/31/18 Virginia State Bar Intellectual Property Law Student Writing Competition ($5,000)


6/01/18 Judge John R. Brown Award ($10,000)
6/01/18 Arnold & Itkin LLP Academic Scholarship ($5,000, for 2Ls and 3Ls)
6/01/18 The Thomas Edward Ryals Scholarship Fund (approximately $2,000 to $5,000 per student, for Georgia residents)
6/01/18 Michigan Auto Law Diversity Scholarship ($2,000)
6/01/18 Scrofano Law PC Aspiring Public Defender Scholarship ($1,500, for 1Ls and 2Ls)
6/01/18 Michigan Workers Comp Law Scholarship ($500)
6/01/18 Glenn D. Peters Law Scholarship (for residents of the Northern District of Indiana)
6/10/18 McDowell South American Heritage Scholarship ($1,000)
6/15/18 Chapman Albin Scholarship for Law Students ($1,000)
6/30/18 Wage Theft Education Competition/Scholarship ($1,000 and $500 prizes)


7/01/18 The American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize ($5,000)
7/01/18 Dwyer Williams Dretke Attorneys, PC Scholarship ($1,000)
7/01/18 Fleming Law Scholarship ($1,000, for 1Ls)
7/01/18 Varghese Summersett Criminal Justice Scholarship ($1,500)
7/08/18 William W. Greenhalgh Writing Competition ($2,500)


8/01/18 Nadrich & Cohen, LLP 2018 Student Scholarship ($1,000)
8/01/18 Sutliff & Stout Law School Scholarship Contest ($2,000)
8/01/18 Leverson Budke Commitment to Criminal Justice Scholarship ($500, for entering 1Ls)
8/06/18 National Tax Law Scholarship ($500, for 2Ls and 3Ls)
8/06/18 National Business Law Scholarship ($500, for 2Ls and 3Ls)
8/31/18 Benson & Bingham Annual Scholarship ($2,000)


9/01/18 Ambrose E. Rodriguez Scholarship ($3,500)
9/03/18 Weiss & Paarz Annual National Law Scholarship ($1,000)
9/15/18 Bruce M. Stargatt Legal Ethics Writing Competition ($3,000 first prize)



11/30/18 Chhabra Law Firm Patent Bar Preparation Scholarship ($1,750)


12/15/18 The Reeves Law Group Scholarship ($3,000)
12/31/18 DDR Lawyers Legal Scholarship ($1,500)


1/31/18 Christensen Law Firm Scholarship ($1,000)