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.


Donald O'Brien Scholarship Award
Deadline: Monday, 4/20/2015
Award: $1,000
More scholarship information and/or application form is available on Reserve at the Law Library Circulation Desk.
This scholarship is in honor of Judge Donald O'Brien, Senior Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa. The scholarship was set up by the Judge's law clerks in 1993 to honor his commitment to public service. The scholarship is open to any first- or second-year law student with ties to the State of Iowa who expresses an interest and intent to practice law in the area of civil rights, civil liberties, public interest, or other areas benefiting society's less fortunate.
Eligibility: The scholarship is open to any first- or second-year law student with ties to the State of Iowa who expresses an interest and intent to practice law in the area of civil rights, civil liberties, public interest, or other areas benefiting society's less fortunate.
Scholarship #69 (Added/Updated: Wednesday, 1/21/2015)


FCBA Law School Scholarship
Deadline: Sunday, 4/5/2015
Award: Varies
Website: fcbafoundation.starsscholarshipsonline.com/STARS/default.aspx
More scholarship information and/or application form is available on Reserve at the Law Library Circulation Desk.
The FCBA Foundation Law School Scholarship application window is now open and available to law students entering their second and third years of study in the fall of 2015. One-time competitive awards are available ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 and are based on the applicant's financial need, demonstration of merit, and interest in communications law practice. This is both a merit and needs-based scholarship.
Eligibility: Incoming second and third-year law students are eligible for this scholarship. Applicants must demonstrate strength of character, superior academic achievement, and a strong interest in pursuing a career in communications law. Applicants will be selected based on: (1) a demonstrated interest in the communications law field; (2) dependence on financial assistance in order to attend law school; and (3) their law school record.
Scholarship #113 (Added/Updated: Monday, 3/9/2015)


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