College of Law Scholarships

Internal Scholarships

Scholarships listed in this section are given through the University of La Verne.  For non-university scholarships, go to the “External Scholarships” section of this page.

Scholarships listed in this section are given through the University of La Verne, deadline to apply is October 28, 2022 by 5:00pm.​

Scholarships include but are not limited to:

Anna Rahm Endowed Scholarship
  • Preference for 2L, 3L and 4L students
  • Demonstrated outstanding potential as a litigator
Beverley Sims Edwards Scholarship
  • Financial need
  • Good Standing
  • Interest in Real Estate Law
David and Eleanor Bell Endowed Scholarship
  • Focus on public interested law
Joseph and Doleen Borba Endowed Scholarship
  • Good Academic Standing
  • Female
  • Financial Need
Michael and Jeanette Bidart Endowed Scholarship
  • 2L, 3L or 4L
  • Interest in insurance law
Paul Egly Endowed Scholarship
  • The applicant must have the ability to successfully complete the Program of legal education.
  • The scholarship should be awarded as an entitlement fund and not replace institutional funds, for College of Law students selected by the Egly Scholarship Committee and confirmed by the Office of Financial Aid.
  • When a scholarship recipient is identified, the name of the recipient and the award amount will be sent by the Egly Scholarship Committee to the Office of Financial Aid for verification and awarding of the scholarship.
Paul T. (Petey) O’Brien Endowed Scholarship
  • Preference for 2L, 3L and 4L students
Kathryn Cartmel Legacy Scholarship
  • Financial need
  • Good academic standing
  • Career interest in tort plaintiff representation
  • Demonstrated outstanding potential as a litigator
Society for Justice Endowed Scholarship
  • Financial need
  • Good Standing
  • Career interest in tort plaintiff representation
Taylor Warner and Crista Haynes Leadership Scholarship
  • Within the top 25% of students in the class
  • Financial Need
  • Leadership in a student organization and/or clinic
Thomas & Miriam Kendall Foundation Scholarship
  • Students pursuing a Juris Doctorate
Robert N. Myers II  Scholarship
  • Student or students who have significantly outperformed their indicators, such as LSAT scores, after their first year of law school
  • 2L
C. G. & C. Book Scholarship
  • Book vouchers for law students
  • 50% of award to day students and 50% of award to evening students
Brad Baldwin and Christopher Mendez Legacy Scholarship
  • Demonstrated interest in Immigration Law
  • Financial Need
  • Receipt must be a first year, One L level student.
Dean’s Scholarship
  • Awarded by the Dean

External Scholarships

Scholarships listed in this section are given by organizations not associated with the university.  For scholarships given by the University of La Verne, go to the “Internal Scholarships” section of this page.

The Eberst Law Firm $2,000 Scholarship
  • Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the Fall 2022 academic year.
  • Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution, if applicable.
  • Students must apply to the contest through email and provide their name, address, and the name of the institution they are attending or plan to attend.
  • Must include a link to their video essay in the email by the deadline of August 10, 2022 at 11:59pm.
  • A winner will be chosen by August 12, 2022.
  • All essay submissions should be sent to: EberstScholarship@gmail.com
  • https://eberstlaw.com/scholarship
NYC Injury Attorneys, P.C.
2022 Carole Bailey Scholarship
  • The U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2022 Carole Bailey Scholarship, which will award at least one annual law student scholarship of up to $5,000 in honor of the Court’s former Deputy Clerk of Administrative Services, Carole Bailey.
  • The deadline for applications is 11:59pm Eastern Time on September 15, 2022.
  • https://cfcbar.org/programs/#1636952898471-1ba30454-c1e9
Bruce K. Lee Chicago Applicants will be required to answer a simple question and the winner will be awarded $1000 Scholarship towards higher education.

  • High school students graduating this calendar year and have been accepted into a college, university, trade school, or design school.
  • Students currently enrolled in a college, university, trade school, or design school.
  • All fields are required. By submitting an application, the applicant gives Bruce K. Lee consent to use their essay, name and information for marketing and promotional purposes. There are no costs or fees associated with application for this scholarship.
  • One student will be selected to receive $1000 Scholarships funds based on the best answer to this question, “Please explain a personal hardship or catastrophic life event that you have experienced.”
  • The deadline for the submission date is November 30, 2022.
  • The winner will be selected in December, 2022 and contacted in early January and have two weeks to respond. If the winner does not respond, a new winner will be selected.
  • A committee will select a winner by the end of December, 2022. 10 winners will be selected and receive $1000 each for a total of $10,000 towards higher education.

To learn more, click here.

Bronx Injury Lawyers, P.C.
  • A $500 essay-based scholarship open to students interested in or seeking a legal degree. The deadline is December 31, 2022.
  • You can view the scholarship here.
2022 GJEL Law Student Scholarship
The Peck Law Group
Scott Senft Scholarship Fund This scholarship is Scott Senft’s way of contributing to and encouraging those sharing his goal to improve the lives of the less fortunate through all legal services. The $1,500 that this scholarship offers is meant for students entering a field where the law is concerned. The scholarship will consider students in the following majors and degrees:

  • Legal studies;
  • Paralegal studies;
  • Criminal Justice degree;
  • Political Science degree;
  • Criminology degree;
  • Forensic Science degree;
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) degree;
  • Any other undergraduate pre-law degrees.

How to Apply:

  • Complete the Scholarship form found on our website. (Click here to download the form).
  • Submit an essay of 850-1,150 words that outlines your future goals and what you plan to do with the degree you earn.
  • An official transcript reflecting your current academic standing, a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5, and proof of enrollment. If sent via email, an unopened official transcript must be sent by mail to the address at the bottom of this section.

Submit the above mentioned requirements by mail or via email. Failure to include all of these requirements will result in the rejection of your application.

  • To apply for the scholarship online, submit your application and materials attached to an email to admin@scottthelawyer.com. The subject line for the email should be “SS Scholarship Application”.
  • To submit your application by mail, send your paper application to:

126 S Federal Hwy # 208, Dania Beach, FL 33004

Deadline

Applications for this year’s scholarship must be submitted and received by November 15, 2022.

The selected student will be notified in the late days of December.

Melmed Law Group Collegiate Scholarship The employment lawyers at Melmed Law Group P.C. proudly support the pursuit of success through higher education. We also understand that higher education can be a challenging financial investment for some, and we’d like to offer our support. To that end, our office offers an annual scholarship to one college student at the end of February of each year.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Students must be a U.S Citizen or a permanent resident.
  2. Students must either be a law student or have completed at least one year of college or university and be currently enrolled.

To Apply – Essay

Students must submit a 500-1,000 word essay on the topic of how they were impacted by an issue of workplace fairness.

You can be creative: this can be a reaction to a news story, a personal anecdote, or anything else. What does workplace fairness mean to you in the context of a larger social and economic structure?

We are looking for creative and exciting ideas.

Application Materials

  1. Proof of enrollment at a college/university.
  2. Unofficial copy of college transcript.
  3. A PDF of the response to the essay prompt.

Application Instructions

  • Submission period: Between January 1st and February 15th of each year
  • Submit to jm@melmedlaw.com
  • One time payment of $ 5,000 in the form of a check that will be mailed to the University/College of your choice.

Our Collegiate Scholarship Award is a one-time, monetary scholarship award that is to be used for academic purposes.

You can use it to pay for school tuition, room-and-board, or other school-related expenses.

Website

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award
  • $1,000 scholarship award.
  • Applicants must be either a current graduating high school senior with acceptance to an accredited school or an undergraduate student at an accredited institution within the United States.
  • Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA.
  • Students must submit an unofficial copy of their transcript.
  • Deadline for Fall Semester- July 31st; Spring Semester- November 30
  • https://www.augerlaw.com/disabled-scholar-award/#sthash.oELggGOJ.dpuf
The May Firm Bi-Annual Scholarship Fund The May Firm, we understand the importance of an education and just how difficult it can be to finance college these days. Robert May, our founding attorney here at The May Firm, was the first in his family to attend college! He’s incredibly appreciative of the opportunity he had to attend Cal Poly San Luis Obispo for his undergraduate degree, then moving on to law school. As we all know, the cost of obtaining a higher education keeps rising, which can often times put students in a tough situation, both mentally and financially.

  • $1,000 USD bi-annually
  • The scholarships deadline for each applicant to apply is September 15 and January 15 of each year.
  • Here is a link to our scholarship page where students can apply: https://mayfirm.com/scholarship/
Glotzer & Leib’s Scholarship Fund We’re proud to support recipients by helping them cover college-related expenses. The winner(s) will receive a check for $1,000. We will be offering this scholarship bi-annually.

  • This scholarship is open to any student currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States. This includes students that have been accepted and have committed to attend a specific college or university next semester.
  • Deadline to complete your application must be received using the form below by September 15 and January 15 of each year.
  • Submit ALL of the following using the form below:
  • Resume
  • 600 to 1000 word essay on the Assigned Topic (See below).
  • Academic transcript
  • College or University Letter of Acceptance (Not required if you provide current college transcripts.)
  • For more information and application please visit: https://www.socalpersonalinjurylawyer.com/scholarship-application/
Heshmat Mirsepassi Endowed Scholarship for Muslim Students The faces of elementary school children Heshmat Mirsepassi taught in her native Iran lingered in her mind for decades. Many of those children came to school with just a crust of bread to ear for an entire day. One day, she vowed, she would have enough money to help them.

Requirements

  • Be a current or incoming student at the University of La Verne.
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from your Imam or local Muslim leader.
  • Participate in the Muslim Student Association while at the University of La Verne.
  • https://laverne.edu/financial-aid/mirsepassi-scholarship/application/
Will & Will Will & Will is a husband/wife criminal defense law firm serving clients in Seattle and surrounding cities. Court & Michelle are caring and dedicated advocates who work tirelessly to ensure their clients are receiving the best possible outcome. We are committed to promoting higher education for highly motivated students pursuing a law degree. We hope this scholarship can help offset the high cost of education for college students.

Deadline: TBD

EduMed Scholarships and Resources for Hispanic and LatinX Students EduMed is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage month by creating 20 scholarship opportunities and other helpful resources that can help Hispanic and LatinX students achieve their college and career dreams.

Scholarships and Resources for Hispanic and LatinX Students

Ottinger Employment Lawyers Law School Scholarship
Moses & Rooth 2022 Undergraduate Scholarship Contest
  • $1,000 scholarship award.
  • Deadline: August 1, 2022
  • This scholarship will only be awarded to one incoming 1L or a currently enrolled Law Student.
  • Must hold a 3.0 or higher overall GPA.
  • Must be a legal resident of the U.S.
  • https://www.mosesandrooth.com/legal-scholarship/
Brooklyn Injury Attorneys, P.C.
Ottinger Employment Lawyers Law School Scholarship
  • A letter of recommendation stating why you are the most qualified candidate for the Ottinger Employment Lawyer Scholarship
  • A copy of your most up-to-date resume
  • Will be awarded primarily on academic achievement and financial need
  • Deadline: December 1, 2022
  • https://www.ottingerlaw.com/2016-ottinger-law-scholarship/
Workers’ Compensation Scholarship