Dannnye K. Holley, Dean and Professor of Law

External Scholarships

 

Spouses of Houston Barristers Scholarship
The Spouses of Houston Barristers 501(c) (3) non-profit organization is once again seeking to provide financial assistance to 2nd & 3rd year ethnic minority law students, and we are so very pleased to announce that we are continuing our tradition in awarding scholarships to deserving law students for the 2022 fall semester! The award amounts will range from $2,500 - $10,000 per scholarship.
CRITERIA:

  • Applicant must be an ethnic minority and will be registered as a second or third year law student for the 2022 fall semester.
  • Applicant must be a US Citizen.
  • Applicant must submit the following by Friday, July 8, 2022:
    • (a.) Scholarship application (download)
    • (b.) A letter from his or her college or university stating that he or she is a second or third year law student in good standing
    • (c.) A sealed official transcript bearing the college or university seal indicating a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or above
    • (d.) Applicant must be available for a virtual interview Saturday, August 6, 2022 if selected as a finalist
    • Please mail all documents to the following address by July 8, 2022:

Spouses of Houston Barristers
Scholarship Committee
12035 Circle Drive East
Houston, Texas 77071



The Honorable Mark McDonald NBA Student Scholarship
Award: $1,700.00
Due date: June 17, 2022 by 2:00 pm CST

Eligibility:
Must be enrolled as a full-time law student at Thurgood Marshall School of Law in the year of 2021-2022
Must have a cumulative of 2.8 GPA or above
Must be a student member of the National Bar Association (NBA) at the time your application is submitted,
(go to: https://www.nationalbar.org/Join)

Please include the following to apply:

Essay (500 words or less) - Your career goal and how this scholarship will help in achieving your goal.
Include an electronic color headshot or photo
Copy of unofficial transcript

Send completed application package to: dcalhoun@calhounmeredith.com
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Catherine Noyes Lee 2L Diversity Scholarship

The 2L Diversity Scholar will be paid the summer associate salary during their 10 weeks and will be eligible to receive a scholarship of $15,000. The first half of the scholarship ($7,500) will be paid upon completion of the 10-week fellowship and acceptance of a full-time offer to join the firm as a first-year associate. The second half of the scholarship ($7,500) will be paid upon the start date of employment. Applicants may not be the recipient of a similar diversity award from another law firm. Applicants also must be able to start the Fall of their class year to be eligible for the scholarship. Please visit diversityscholarship.cadwalader.com for additional information. Downlaod the information flier here

The application for our 2L Diversity Scholarship Program for our 2023 Summer Associate Program will be open from June 1, 2022 through July 5, 2022.



We are accepting applications for the Dorothy Atkinson Legal Education Scholarship on our website. The application package is attached to this email that can be sent to law students and law schools.

The purpose of the NABBS Foundation, Dorothy Atkinson Legal Education Scholarship program is to support the legal education of high achieving underrepresented law students.  

Visit our website www.nabbsinc.org for more information.

As you know, one third of your NABBS, Inc. national membership dues of $50.00 are donated to the scholarship program each year; an estimated $1,500 - $1,700. If you are interested in making an additional donation to our scholarship program, use the donation link on the website under NABBS Foundation and include DAL scholarship in the memo section.  We look forward to your support as we work together to make a difference in the lives of law school students.



Spouses of Houston Barristers Scholarship
The Spouses of Houston Barristers 501(c) (3) non-profit organization is once again seeking to provide financial assistance to 2nd & 3rd year ethnic minority law students, and we are so very pleased to announce that we are continuing our tradition in awarding scholarships to deserving law students for the 2022 fall semester! The award amounts will range from $2,500 - $10,000 per scholarship.
CRITERIA:

  • Applicant must be an ethnic minority and will be registered as a second or third year law student for the 2022 fall semester.
  • Applicant must be a US Citizen.
  • Applicant must submit the following by Friday, July 8, 2022:
  • (a.) Scholarship application (download)
  • (b.) A letter from his or her college or university stating that he or she is a second or third year law student in good standing
  • (c.) A sealed official transcript bearing the college or university seal indicating a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or above
  • (d.) Applicant must be available for a virtual interview Saturday, August 6, 2022 if selected as a finalist
  • Please mail all documents to the following address by July 8, 2022: Download the Application here

Spouses of Houston Barristers
Scholarship Committee
12035 Circle Drive East
Houston, Texas 77071


 

Islamic Scholarship fund

PUBLIC POLICY · GOVERNMENT · POLITICAL SCIENCE

Since 2009, ISF has awarded 418 scholarships to American Muslim scholars studying and working in fields with the greatest impact on public opinion and policy, including political science, government, public policy, international relations, and public administration. Policy-related scholarships range from $3,000-5,000. Our goal: to improve negative portrayals of Muslims in the news, increase the number of Muslim policymakers, and invest in the creation of positive and engaging stories about American Muslims.

Apply now online: https://islamicscholarshipfund.org/apply-now/



The 2022 John J. Curtin, Jr. Fellowship application deadline is Friday, March 25. Please consider applying today!
The Curtin Justice Fund Legal Internship Program is managed by the American Bar Association Commission on Homelessness and Poverty. The Commission will award a $3,500 stipend to three law school students who spend the summer months working for a bar association or legal services program designed to prevent homelessness or assist homeless or indigent clients or their advocates. The Legal Internship Program will provide much-needed legal assistance to organizations serving the under-represented and give students direct experience in a public interest forum. Through this, it aims both to help homeless clients and to encourage careers in the law that further the goals of social justice. The ideal intern will have a demonstrated interest in public interest law and experience working with people experiencing homelessness/poverty or on issues affecting them. All law students are eligible, and first year law students are encouraged to apply. The intern must commit no less than eight continuous weeks between May 1 and September 1 to the program of their choice.
More information and the application can be found here: https://www.americanbar.org/groups/public_interest/homelessness_poverty/john_j_curtin_jr_fellowship1/


  LSAT Prep Courses Scholarship Sponsor: LSATPrepCourses.org Eligibility: The $500 LSAT Prep Courses Scholarship is open to all law school students and those planning on enrolling within 12 months. The winner will be determined by random drawing and then contacted directly and announced on LSATPrepCourses.org’s website on their Scholarship page. One entry per person please. Award: $500/annually, deadline Sept. 30

How to Apply: Application on-line only.  Leave a review of the LSAT Test Prep Company you used at https://lsatprepcourses.org/law-school-scholarships


Fastweb
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AccessLex law School Scholarship Databank
Scholarship Databank | AccessLex
American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship
Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund (americanbar.org) 
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
HSF: Scholarship

The National Data Base of Scholarships
Scholarships.Free Scholarships, Grants for College, Fellowships for College (free-4u.com)
College Board
College Scholarship Search | Find scholarships for students from over 2,200 programs (collegeboard.org)


Law School Scholarship Guide Resource
https://onlinemasteroflegalstudies.com/resources/law-school-scholarships/

 

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