Private Scholarship Information

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More information about some or all of these scholarships is available in the Scholarship Book on Reserve at the Law Library Circulation Desk; note the Scholarship # below each entry.

PLEASE NOTE: The scholarship opportunities on this page are not administered by Washburn University or its School of Law. The organizations offering these scholarships are outside entities that privately support the scholarships with their own funding. Applicants for these scholarships apply directly to the sponsoring organization, not Washburn University or its School of Law.


ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund
Deadline: Monday, 3/2/2015
Award: $5,000 annual
Website: www.ambar.org/DiversityScholarship
The Scholarship Fund is intended to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to law school and to provide financial assistance to the scholarship recipients. Twenty $5,000 awards will be made to entering first-year students and may be renewable for two additional years, resulting in financial assistance totaling $15,000 during each student's time in law school.
Eligibility: Recipients will be selected based on their qualifications for the scholarship and not on the law school they plan to attend. Therefore, law students applying to any and all ABA-accredited law schools may benefit from these scholarships. 1. Entering, first-year law student in the 2015 academic year. 2. The applicant must have achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4.0 grading scale) at his or her undergraduate institution. 3. Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the USA.
Scholarship #23 (Added/Updated: Monday, 12/15/2014)


Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship
Deadline: Monday, 1/5/2015
Award: $5,000
Website: www.bannerwitcoff.com/diversity
More scholarship information and/or application form is available on Reserve at the Law Library Circulation Desk.
Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. is pleased to offer the Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for law students. This scholarship is part of Banner & Witcoff's continuing commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers from diverse backgrounds.
Eligibility: The Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship is open to all students currently enrolled in an ABA accredited law school and pursuing a career in intellectual property law. The applicant must be a member of a historically under represented group (including race, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and disability) and must have exemplary writing and oral communication skills.
Scholarship #50 (Added/Updated: Monday, 10/6/2014)


Eisbrough Marsh L.L.C. Disability Scholarship
Deadline: Wednesday, 12/31/2014
Award: $1,000
Website: http://injurylawyer-news.com/scholarship/
Injury Lawyers News believes strongly in helping students achieve their goals of higher education, especially when they are faced with challenges such a physical and learning disabilities. As advocates of higher education, the firm is proud to give back to the community through the Injury Lawyer News Disability Scholarship Award.
Eligibility: The scholarship is available to all pre-law and law school students. Students must be accepted to or already attending an accredited US college or university or accepted to or attending a fully accredited US law school. In addition, the scholarship is only available to students with a medically documented disability, which can be either a physical disability or a learning disability.
Scholarship #108 (Added/Updated: Friday, 9/19/2014)


The Pearce Law Firm - Empowering Women in Law Scholarship
Deadline: Wednesday, 12/31/2014
Award: $2,000
Website: thepearcelawfirm.com/empowering-scholarship
This scholarship opportunity is open to women nationwide who are currently attending a law school in the United States. This scholarship is intended to encourage and support outstanding achievement and leadership by example from women in the field of law.
Eligibility: This scholarship is open to nationwide who are currently attending law school in the United States.
Scholarship #109 (Added/Updated: Friday, 9/19/2014)


Wichita Women Attorneys Association Book Scholarship
Deadline: Friday, 1/23/2015
Award: $750 for textbooks
More scholarship information and/or application form is available on Reserve at the Law Library Circulation Desk.
The Wichita Women Attorneys Association is pleased to announce a scholarship in the amount of $750 is available for a second or third year law student attending an accredited Kansas law school on a full or part time basis to assist in purchasing textbooks. WWAA is accepting applications from qualified students through January 23, 2015. The successful applicant will be notified by February 6, 2015.
Eligibility: 1. 2nd or 3rd year law student attending an accredited Kansas law school on a full or part time basis
Scholarship #18 (Added/Updated: Tuesday, 11/25/2014)


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