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« on: February 15, 2005, 06:21:04 AM »
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship - NAACP Education Department
Eligibility Requirements: Current regular members of the NAACP for at least one-year or fully paid life members, under the age of 25 before the deadline, must be a full-time student and have at least a 3.0 (B) GPA.
Scholarship Amount: $2,500
Application Deadline: April 30
Contact Information: 4805 Mt. Hope Drive, Baltimore, MD 21215, call 410-358-8900, fax 410-358-1607

Re: Scholarships
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2005, 06:21:38 AM »

Allen E. Broussard Scholarship Foundation
Eligibility Requirements: Minority students. Selection based on academic achievement, dedication to public service and strong character.
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Contact Information: Jill Dessalines c/o McKesson Corporation, One Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94104, (415) 983-7680, Web Site:

Re: Scholarships
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2005, 06:22:13 AM »

American Bar Association Fund for Justice and Education
American Bar Association (ABA) Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund
Eligibility Requirements: Minority students applying to law school.
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Application Deadline: March 1
Contact Information: Call (312) 988-5404 or e-mail Nancy Cowger Slonim at

Re: Scholarships
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2005, 06:22:34 AM »

Earl Warren Legal Training Program, Inc. Civil Rights Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: Entering full-time, first-year Black law students, U.S. citizens, who have displayed outstanding community service, exceptional academic records and strong recommendations. Preference given to applicants with well-defined interests in civil rights and community service
Scholarship Amount: $1,500 per year/3 years and $2,500 summer grant for internship with the Legal Defense Fund
Application Deadline: March 15
Contact Information: The Earl Warren Legal Training Program, 99 Hudson Street, Suite 1600, 16th Floor, New York, New York 10013 or call 212-219-1900.

Re: Scholarships
« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2005, 06:22:52 AM »

Fredrickson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: Minority first-year law students interested in entering private law practice.
Scholarship Amount: $5,000
Application Deadline: April 1
Contact Information: Attn: Greta Larson, Fredrickson & Byron, P.A., 1100 International Center, 900 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55402, (612) 347-7141

Re: Scholarships
« Reply #5 on: February 15, 2005, 06:23:17 AM »

Nelson Mandela Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: Entering or enrolled law students. Selection based on financial need, community service, strong academic record. Recipient also chosen based on proposal geared towards on area of law as it reflects NBLSA's theme.
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: February 15
Contact Information: Contact the NBLSA National Office at 202-842-3900
Website: scholr.htm

Re: Scholarships
« Reply #6 on: February 15, 2005, 06:23:43 AM »

Sherman & Sterling and NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: African American applying to law school. Renewable for second and third years of law school contingent upon acceptable academic record and progress. Selection based on demonstrated financial need, academic achievement, career achievement, as well as commitment to public service and the legal profession.
Scholarship Amount: $10,000
Contact Information: The Earl Warren Legal Training Program, Inc., Attn: Sherman & Sterling Scholarship Program, 99 Hudson Street, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10013, (212) 965-2200

Re: Scholarships
« Reply #7 on: February 15, 2005, 06:24:10 AM »

Warner, Norcross & Judd, LLP Attorneys at Law
Minority Scholarships
Eligibility Requirements: Minority students interested in pursuing a career in law.
Scholarship Amounts: $5,000 (law student), $2,000 (legal assistant student), $1,000 (legal secretarial student)
Application Deadline: May 1
Contact Information: Grand Rapids Community Foundation, 209C Waters Building, 161 Ottawa Avenue, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503, (616) 454-1751

Re: Scholarships
« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2005, 06:24:33 AM »

Wolverine Bar Association
Damon J. Keith Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements: Law students who have completed their first semester of their first year of law school. Selection based on commitment to social equality and combating racism.
Scholarship Amount: $1,000 and up
Application Deadline: March 17
Contact Information: Wolverine Bar Association, The Scholarship Committee, 645 Griswold, Suite 1747, Detroit, MI 48226, (313) 962-0250, fax (313) 962-5906

Re: Scholarships
« Reply #9 on: February 15, 2005, 06:27:56 AM »

Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA)
Richard D. Hailey Law Student Scholarships
Eligibility Requirements: First-year and second-year minority ATLA law student members with interest and proficiency in trial advocacy, desire to represent victims, commitment to and involvement in ATLA, and demonstrated financial need. Selection based on essay and recommendations.
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Application Deadline: May 1
Contact Information: Attn: Michelle Haynes, 1050 31st Street, NW, ATLA Minority Caucus, Washington, DC 20007, (800) 424-2725, extension 278 or (202) 944-2827