Private Scholarship Information

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PLEASE NOTE: MOST of 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.


Jackson County BAR Association Judge Kit Carson Roque, Jr. Scholarship
Deadline: Current application cycle has ended.
Award: $1,000
Website: https://www.jacksoncountybar.com/awards-scholarships/
Other Information: Application (21 KB Word)
Description: The Judge Kit Carson Roque, Jr. Scholarship is an annual law school scholarship sponsored by the Jackson County Bar Association (“JCBA”) and given in honor of the late Judge Kit Carson Roque, Jr. An African-American graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Law School and a former member of the JCBA, Judge Roque was also a dedicated civil rights leader, community activist and child advocate.
Eligibility: Member of Kansas or Missouri chapter of BLSA Completed first year of law school Minimum 2.0 GPA Must be in good standing with law school
Scholarship #13 (Added/Updated: Thursday, 9/16/2021)


AWL‐KC’s 2021 Roxanne Barton Conlin Scholarship Award
Deadline: Current application cycle has ended.
Award: $2,000
Website: https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.awl-kc.org/resource/resmgr/Barton_21.pdf
Description: The Award is intended as an education supplement for a female law student who has distinguished herself through academics, community service and/or involvement in activities promoting women.
Eligibility: The scholarship committee will select the recipient based on a number of factors including financial need, academics, community service, and the applicant’s personal statement. The Award will be made to one female student (part‐time or full‐time) who has completed at least one full year of law school and will be classified as a second or third year law student (2L or 3L) in the spring of 2022.
Scholarship #14 (Added/Updated: Tuesday, 9/21/2021)


Case, Moses & Zimmerman, P.A. Law Student Scholarship
Deadline: Current application cycle has ended.
Award: $1,000
Website: https://www.ksbar.org/BlankCustom.asp?page=scholarships
Description: This law student scholarship promotes the practice of law in the state of Kansas by awarding a 2L student attending the University of Kansas School of Law, Washburn University School of Law, Creighton University Law School or Oklahoma City University School of Law an annual scholarship of $1,000.00. Applicants must exhibit professionalism and high character in their personal and professional lives, as demonstrated in application materials, and demonstrate a bona fide intention of practicing law in the state of Kansas. Applicants must submit a letter of intention, and two letters of recommendation from Kansas lawyers or law professors, with their completed application. An award will be based on student participation in law school, community activities, financial need and academic achievement. Students of culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility: 2L students currently attending Washburn Univ. School of Law, Univ. of Kansas School of Law, Creighton Univ. Law School, and OKC Univ. School of Law.
Scholarship #3 (Added/Updated: Monday, 9/13/2021)


The Frank Rice Scholarship
Deadline: Current application cycle has ended.
Award: $5,000
Website: https://www.ksbar.org/BlankCustom.asp?page=scholarships
Description: This scholarship promotes the practice of law in the state of Kansas by awarding funds to a student admitted to attend or attending the University of Kansas School of Law or Washburn University School of Law. The scholarship is intended to help law students become lawyers in the mold of Frank Rice, who was “among the finest…in the Bar. He was at the top of his class…and always applied the highest level of legal scholarship to any legal matter in which he was involved.” The recipient must be a Kansas resident and have a bona fide desire to practice in Kansas.
Eligibility: 1L, 2L, and 3L students currently attending Washburn Univ. School of Law and Univ. of Kansas School of Law
Scholarship #4 (Added/Updated: Monday, 9/13/2021)


The Justice Alex M. Fromme Memorial Scholarship Award
Deadline: Current application cycle has ended.
Award: $1,000
Website: https://www.ksbar.org/BlankCustom.asp?page=scholarships
Description: This law student scholarship promotes the practice of law in the state of Kansas. The award shall be provided to a law student attending the University of Kansas Law School or Washburn Law School, who is committed to practicing law in Kansas. Applicants must submit a letter of intention, and two letters of recommendation, from Kansas lawyers or law professors, with their completed application. An award will be based on merit and recommendations rather than financial need.
Eligibility: 1L, 2L, and 3L students currently attending Washburn Univ. School of Law and Univ. of Kansas School of Law
Scholarship #5 (Added/Updated: Monday, 9/13/2021)


Lathrop GPM Scholarship
Deadline: Current application cycle has ended.
Award: $2,000
Website: https://www.ksbar.org/BlankCustom.asp?page=scholarships
Description: This scholarship shall be given to a law student at the University of Kansas School of Law or Washburn University School of Law. Applicants should demonstrate a bona fide intention to practice law in Kansas. Applicants must demonstrate a history of community involvement to be considered. Applicants also should exhibit professionalism and high character in their personal and professional lives, as demonstrated in application materials and letters of recommendation. Applicants must submit a letter of intention, and two letters of recommendation, from Kansas lawyers or law professors, with their completed application. An award will be based in large part upon the student’s merit and recommendations rather than financial need. Students of culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility: 1L, 2L, and 3L students currently attending Washburn Univ. School of Law and Univ. of Kansas School of Law
Scholarship #6 (Added/Updated: Monday, 9/13/2021)


The Hinkle Law Firm Student Scholarship
Deadline: Current application cycle has ended.
Award: $3,000
Website: https://www.ksbar.org/BlankCustom.asp?page=scholarships
Description: This scholarship shall be given to a law student at the University of Kansas School of Law or Washburn University School of Law. Applicants should demonstrate a bona fide intention to practice law in Kansas. Because community service is extremely important to the Hinkle Law Firm, applicants must demonstrate a history of community involvement to be considered. Applicants should exhibit professionalism and high character in their personal and professional lives, as demonstrated in application materials and letters of recommendation. Applicants must submit a letter of intention, and two letters of recommendation, from Kansas lawyers or law professors, with their completed application. An award will be based in large part upon the student’s merit or recommendation rather than financial need. Students of culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility: 1L, 2L, and 3L students currently attending Washburn Univ. School of Law and Univ. of Kansas School of Law
Scholarship #7 (Added/Updated: Monday, 9/13/2021)


The Maxine S. Thompson Memorial Scholarship Award
Deadline: Current application cycle has ended.
Award: $1,000
Website: https://www.ksbar.org/BlankCustom.asp?page=scholarships
Description: This scholarship promotes the practice of law in rural Kansas. Applicants must originally be from Kansas and attending either the University of Kansas School of Law or Washburn University School of Law. Additionally, applicants must be committed to practicing law in rural Kansas, preferably western Kansas. An award will be based on merit and recommendations rather than financial need.
Eligibility: 1L, 2L, and 3L students currently attending Washburn Univ. School of Law and Univ. of Kansas School of Law
Scholarship #8 (Added/Updated: Monday, 9/13/2021)


The Frank Norton Scholarship
Deadline: Current application cycle has ended.
Award: $2,000
Website: https://www.ksbar.org/BlankCustom.asp?page=scholarships
Description: This scholarship is available exclusively to Washburn law students in their second or third year of study who are NOT receiving any other scholarship support. Applicants must submit a letter of intention, and two letters of recommendation from Kansas lawyers or law professors, with their completed application. An award will be based on financial need and merit.
Eligibility: 2L and 3L students currently attending Washburn Univ. School of Law
Scholarship #9 (Added/Updated: Monday, 9/13/2021)


The John E. Shamberg Memorial Law Student Scholarship
Deadline: Current application cycle has ended.
Award: $3,000
Website: https://www.ksbar.org/BlankCustom.asp?page=scholarships
Description: This scholarship will be given to any law student attending the Washburn University School of Law. Preferred candidates will have an interest in plaintiff’s work as well as a bona fide intention to practice law in Kansas, exhibit professionalism and high character in their academic and personal lives and demonstrate participation in school and community activities. Applicants must submit a letter of intention, and two letters of recommendation from Kansas lawyers or law professors, with their completed application. An award will be based in large part upon a student’s financial need. Students of culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility: 1L, 2L, and 3L students currently attending Washburn Univ. School of Law
Scholarship #10 (Added/Updated: Monday, 9/13/2021)


Honorable Richard D. and Cindy Rogers Scholarship
Deadline: Current application cycle has ended.
Award: $1,000
Website: https://www.ksbar.org/BlankCustom.asp?page=scholarships
Description: This scholarship promotes the practice of law in Kansas, especially rural Kansas. The scholarship will be awarded to a law student admitted to Washburn Law School who is a Kansas resident, preferably from a rural community. The student must have expressed interest in practicing law in a rural community in Kansas. Applicants must have a demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to applicants who have displayed perseverance in the pursuit of a legal education, and who share the passion for the law with the late Judge Rogers, a passion as exemplified in community or pro bono service.
Eligibility: 1L, 2L, and 3L students currently attending Washburn Univ. School of Law
Scholarship #11 (Added/Updated: Monday, 9/13/2021)


MVP Law Firm Diversity Scholarship
Deadline: Current application cycle has ended.
Award: $1,500
Website: https://www.ksbar.org/BlankCustom.asp?page=scholarships
Description: This student scholarship promotes diversity in the practice of law in the state of Kansas by awarding a minority college senior who is committed to attend law school at the University of Missouri, University of Kansas, UMKC, Washburn University, Saint Louis University, Washington University, University of Illinois, or Southern Illinois University or a minority 1L, 2L or 3L student attending the University of Missouri, University of Kansas, UMKC, Washburn University, Saint Louis University, Washington University, University of Illinois, or Southern Illinois University. This scholarship is open to all college seniors committed to attending the aforementioned schools, 1L, 2L or 3Ls who attend the aforementioned schools and are from minority groups, including African American, Hispanic, Asian, Pan-Asian, Bi-Racial and Native American students. Applicants must exhibit MVP’s core values and beliefs, as demonstrated in application materials, and demonstrate a bona fide intention of practicing law in the state of Kansas. An award will be based on student participation in college/law school, community activities, financial need, and academic achievement.
Eligibility: College Seniors committed to attending and current 1L, 2L, and 3L students currently attending Univ. of Missouri School of Law, Univ. of Kansas, UMKC School of Law, Washburn Univ. School of Law, Saint Louis Univ. School of Law, Washington Univ. School of Law, Univ. of Illinois College of Law, and Southern Illinois Univ. Law School
Scholarship #12 (Added/Updated: Monday, 9/13/2021)


Capitol Federal Foundation Diversity Scholarships
Deadline: Current application cycle has ended.
Award: $1,000
Website: https://www.ksbar.org/BlankCustom.asp?page=scholarships
Description: These scholarships promote the practice of law in the state of Kansas by awarding two 3L students, one from Washburn University and one from the University of Kansas. Applicants must exhibit exemplary leadership in promoting diversity and inclusion within their law school and/or broader legal community. Recipients will be provided the opportunity to author an 850-word article about diversity and inclusion matters in the legal profession and justice system to be published in the Diversity Corner for the Journal of the Kansas Bar Association and the recipient will be invited to serve on the KBA Diversity Committee.
Eligibility: 3L students currently attending Washburn Univ. School of Law and Univ. of Kansas School of Law
Scholarship #2 (Added/Updated: Monday, 9/13/2021)


WiseGeek No-Essay Scholarship
Deadline: Current application cycle has ended.
Award: $500
Website: https://www.mylawquestions.com/scholarship-for-law-students.htm
Description: The WiseGeek Law No-Essay Scholarship is a $500 scholarship open to graduate and undergraduate students studying law OR graduating high school seniors who have plans to study law.
Eligibility: Current graduate or undergraduate student in a law program or a high school senior who has plans to study law. Must be a US Citizen or permanent legal resident.
Scholarship #15 (Added/Updated: Friday, 10/8/2021)


The Law Offices of Daniel Kim Scholarship
Deadline: Current application cycle has ended.
Award: $5,000
Website: https://usaccidentlawyer.com/the-law-offices-of-daniel-kim-scholarship/
Description: This $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to one qualified student who is currently attending or are planning to attend college or graduate school in 2022.
Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Applicant must be currently enrolled or accepted to a university/college for the 2022 spring semester. Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution. You have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Must be a citizen of the United States of America
Scholarship #19 (Added/Updated: Tuesday, 12/7/2021)


The Wichita Women Attorney's Association
Deadline: Current application cycle has ended.
Award: $750
Description: The Wichita Women Attorney’s Association is an association of attorneys in Wichita, Kansas promoting the interests and needs of female attorneys and a future of diversity in the practice of law. To apply: Send a resume and letter of interest via email to ccampbell@jfranklinlaw.com.
Eligibility: Current Washburn Law Student
Scholarship #21 (Added/Updated: Tuesday, 12/7/2021)


Washburn Women's Alliance Scholarships
Deadline: Current application cycle has ended.
Award: $0
Website: https://wualumni.org/file/2022-2023-WWA-Scholarship-Application.pdf
Description: The Washburn Women’s Alliance (WWA) was originally established to provide scholarship assistance for nontraditional female students enrolled at Washburn University. The organization now honors the founders by continuing to work to raise money to help assure that single parents will be afforded the opportunity to continue their education. Scholarship amounts vary per student, per year.
Eligibility: Washburn Women’s Alliance (WWA) scholarships are for single individuals who: 1. will enroll in six or more credit hours per semester at Washburn University (WU) or Washburn Tech (WT), 2. have full-time residential custody of one or more minor dependent children, and 3. are in good standing at WU or WT, if currently a student there.
Scholarship #22 (Added/Updated: Tuesday, 12/7/2021)


Marshall-Motley Scholars Program
Deadline: Current application cycle has ended.
Award: $10,000
Website: https://ldf.myvideointerview.co/80350-marshall-motley-scholars-program/254924-contact-information/en
Description: The Marshall-Motley Scholars Program (MMSP or the Program) is LDF’s innovative scholarship program designed to produce a highly skilled cadre of racial justice attorneys committed to working in the Southern region of the United States.
Eligibility: For students starting law school fall 2022. Please see website for full eligibility and scholarship amount.
Scholarship #17 (Added/Updated: Wednesday, 11/3/2021)


NAPABA Law Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: Current application cycle has ended.
Award: $2,500
Website: https://www.napabalawfoundation.org/scholarships
Description: The NAPABA Law Foundation carries out its work primarily by awarding scholarships and fellowships that promote the interests of the Asian Pacific American community. Since its founding, the Foundation has awarded more than $500,000 in scholarships and over $1 million in fellowships and internships. The Foundation awards scholarships on a nationwide basis to law students who demonstrate a commitment to serve or contribute to the Asian Pacific American community as future leaders.
Eligibility: The NAPABA Law Foundation strongly encourages applications from applicants reflecting diverse cultural and experiential backgrounds, people with disabilities and of diverse ethnic, racial, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds, work experiences, national origins, sexual orientations and ages.
Scholarship #18 (Added/Updated: Thursday, 11/18/2021)


LMJ Scholarship
Deadline: Current application cycle has ended.
Award: $10,000
Website: https://mcca.com/pipeline/scholarship-program/
Description: In 2004, MCCA established the LMJ Scholarship Program and awarded the first scholarships in 2005. The LMJ Scholarship is a diversity pipeline program that seeks to nurture the academic and professional careers of outstanding law students. The scholarship is open to women and diverse students who have: been accepted to an ABA-accredited law school on a full-time basis; an outstanding or promising academic record; an interest in corporate law; demonstrated community service and leadership qualities; a financial need; and a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. The LMJ Scholarship grants scholarships of $10,000 to students for their first year of law school. In addition to financial support, LMJ scholars are connected with peers, alumni, and mentors, who are available to provide professional support, such as guidance on addressing academic or personal obstacles that arise over the course of their legal careers.
Eligibility: Applicants must meet all the following criteria to be eligible: Proof of acceptance into an ABA-accredited U.S. law school for a full-time Juris Doctorate Program (Fall 2022) (NOTE: LLM students, part-time students, and students pursuing dual degree programs are ineligible) An undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher 2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Form (NOTE: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students with an issued social security number must submit a completed FAFSA form. DACA students who were not issued a social security number must provide proof of DACA status in lieu of the FAFSA form.) An interest in corporate law, including an interest in working in a corporate law department and/or law firm An interest in diversity, equity and inclusion Demonstrated community service and leadership qualities
Scholarship #23 (Added/Updated: Tuesday, 4/12/2022)


Max Gorin Scholarship
Deadline: Thursday, 6/30/2022
Award: $1,000
Website: http://maxgorinscholarship.com/
Description: The Max Gorin Scholarship aims to combat the rising cost of education often presented to students who may not have the financial means to reach their educational goals.
Eligibility: You must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program by the scholarship deadline
Scholarship #16 (Added/Updated: Friday, 10/29/2021)


JT Legal Group Law School Scholarship
Deadline: Friday, 7/1/2022
Award: $5,000
Website: https://www.jtlegalgroup.com/jt-legal-group-law-school-scholarship/
Description: The passion and commitment of a student with ambitions and dreams towards the enhancements of society are characteristics that JT Legal Group sincerely acknowledges. Higher education brings opportunities for prosperity and no obstacle should get in the way of that, especially financial ones. JT Legal Group is looking to award a law school scholarship opportunity in the amount of $5,000 to a student who presents the most equipped and original understanding on the facets of law and legal support.
Eligibility: Must have a GPA above 3.0. Must submit a completed form along with the essay Must follow us on social media to stay updated on the winner Must email the submission to scholarship@jtlegalgroup.com Must have an interest in pursuing law or is currently pursuing law.
Scholarship #20 (Added/Updated: Tuesday, 12/7/2021)


Trial LawHER Scholarship
Deadline: Sunday, 7/3/2022
Award: $10,000
Website: https://milestoneseventh.com/trial-lawher-scholarship/.
Description: For future women trial lawyers, the power of settlement planning is backed by Milestone and placed in your hands. Milestone has established the Trial LawHER Scholarship to help a rising 3L female law student achieve her goal of becoming a plaintiff trial lawyer. This scholarship intends to elevate a rising woman leader in the plaintiff trial lawyer space and educate future trial lawyers around the importance and impact of settlement planning.
Eligibility: A female U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Enrolled in a 3L law school program for the fall 2022 semester. In good academic standing. Planning to become a lawyer.
Scholarship #24 (Added/Updated: Tuesday, 4/12/2022)


Stanger Law Scholarship
Deadline: Saturday, 7/16/2022
Award: $1,000
Website: https://www.stangerlaw.com/doing-good/law-scholarship/
Description: The attorneys at StangerLaw LLC are passionate about advocating for our personal injury and auto accident clients. So passionate, in fact, that we want to ensure that the next generation of lawyers is prepared to represent these same clients. That preparation begins in law school. To encourage students to focus on their studies, StangerLaw LLC will award $1,000 to one law student who responds to the video essay prompt.
Eligibility: Answer both parts of the prompt in their video essay; Be accepted to, OR currently enrolled in an ABA-accredited U.S. law school for the Fall 2022 semester; and Submit proof of acceptance or enrollment as part of the scholarship application.
Scholarship #27 (Added/Updated: Friday, 4/22/2022)


The Lem Garcia Law Scholarship
Deadline: Monday, 8/15/2022
Award: $1,000
Website: https://www.lemgarcialaw.com/scholarship/
Description: The Lem Garcia Law Scholarship will provide a $1,000 award to an aspiring attorney who is currently enrolled or planning to enroll in law school for the 2022-2023 academic year. This scholarship program is intended to alleviate some of the financial burden associated with attending law school.
Eligibility: Anyone who is accepted into any law school in the U.S. for the 2022-2023 academic year or current law school students attending any law school in the U.S. throughout the 2022-2023 academic year.
Scholarship #25 (Added/Updated: Tuesday, 4/12/2022)


DDRB Lawyers Legal Scholarship
Deadline: Monday, 1/23/2023
Award: $1,500
Website: https://www.ddrlawyers.com/scholarship/
Description: The DDRB Lawyers Legal Scholarship by Dolan Dobrinsky Rosenblum Bluestein, LLP is a recurring scholarship worth $1500 designed to help one law student with their tuition costs. We welcome all eligible students to apply and look forward to reviewing your application.
Eligibility: You must be admitted to OR have received an acceptance letter from an accredited law school in the U.S. 3.5 or higher current cumulative GPA. If you are an incoming 1L student, we will accept your undergraduate cumulative GPA. If the law school you’re attending uses a pass-fail binary grade system, then we will accept a “pass” grade.
Scholarship #26 (Added/Updated: Monday, 4/18/2022)


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