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.


2/20/18 Morgan Lewis Diversity Scholarship ($40,000)
2/22/18 Bankruptcy Law Writing Competition ($500)


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)
3/30/18 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)
4/27/18 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 John R. Colvin Scholarship ($1,000, for incoming 1Ls)
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)


6/01/18 Judge John R. Brown Award ($10,000)
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)
6/10/18 McDowell South American Heritage Scholarship ($1,000)
6/15/18 Chapman Albin Scholarship for Law Students ($1,000)


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)


9/01/18 Ambrose E. Rodriguez Scholarship ($3,500)
9/03/18 Weiss & Paarz Annual National Law Scholarship ($1,000)


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)