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.


Mike Eidson Scholarship
Deadline: Thursday, 5/1/2014
Award: $5,000
Website: www.justice.org/cps/rde/xchg/justice/hs.xsl/20950.htm
More scholarship information and/or application form is available on Reserve at the Law Library Circulation Desk.
The Mike Eidson Scholarship Fund was established by the AAJ Women for Justice Education Fund in 2008, in honor of AAJ Past President Mike Eidson, whose vision and generosity inspired it. The scholarship is awarded annually to a rising 3L (or rising 4L in a night program) female student who has demonstrated a commitment to a career as a plaintiffs' lawyer or criminal defense lawyer, along with dedication to upholding and defending the principles of the Constitution, and to the concept of a fair trial, the adversary system, and a just result for the injured, the accused, and those whose rights are jeopardized.
Eligibility: 1) Female; 2) 3rd Year Law Student
Scholarship #64 (Added/Updated: Friday, 2/7/2014)


Michigan Auto Law Diversity Scholarship
Deadline: Thursday, 5/1/2014
Award: $2,000
Website: www.michiganautolaw.com/firm_profile/attorney-careers/diversity-scholarship
As part of their commitment to diversity, the Michigan Auto Law is pleased to sponsor an annual Scholarship Program to provide financial support to students who contribute to the diversity of the law school student body as they pursue their legal career.
Eligibility: Students must be (1) currently in their first or second year of law school or entering law school in the fall of 2014; (2) a member of an ethnic or racial minority or demonstrates a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career; (3) a U.S. citizen accepted to or currently attending an accredited law school within the United States; and (4) have academic achievement as reflected by an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA.
Scholarship #102 (Added/Updated: Friday, 2/7/2014)


2014 Appelman Law Firm Criminal Defense Law Scholarship
Deadline: Saturday, 5/31/2014
Award: $1,000
Website: aacriminallaw.com/press-media/2014-appelman-law-firm-criminal-defense-law-scholarship
More scholarship information and/or application form is available on Reserve at the Law Library Circulation Desk.
The Appelman Law Firm, LLC, is proud to announce its Appelman Law Firm Criminal Defense Law Scholarship. The winner will receive $1,000 towards their law school tuition.
Eligibility: Applicants must: (1) be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; (2) have a criminal record (this information will be held in confidence); (3) be enrolled or accepted to an accredited law school within the United States; and (4) have a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher.
Scholarship #99 (Added/Updated: Friday, 12/13/2013)


2014 Law School Diversity Scholarship (Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.)
Deadline: Saturday, 5/31/2014
Award: $2,000
Website: www.buckfirelaw.com
More scholarship information and/or application form is available on Reserve at the Law Library Circulation Desk.
The Michigan personal injury lawyers of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. are pleased to announce its second annual 2014 Law School Diversity Scholarship for law students. The scholarship has been created as part of Buckfire & Buckfire's commitment to build on the promise of diversity within the workplace, community, and society.
Eligibility: The Diversity Scholarship will be awarded to a student who is currently attending an accredited law school, who is either a member of an ethnic or racial minority OR demonstrates commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career.
Scholarship #90 (Added/Updated: Monday, 11/4/2013)


Liljegren Law Group Military Family Scholarship 2014
Deadline: Thursday, 6/5/2014
Award: $500 (2 awards)
Website: www.liljegrenlaw.com/scholarship.html
More scholarship information and/or application form is available on Reserve at the Law Library Circulation Desk.
At the Liljegren Law Group, we understand how important the military is to our way of life. Founding attorney Scott Liljegren began his legal career in the Navy's JAG Corps and developed a close personal connection with the people he worked with. To say thank you, the Liljegren Law Group has created the Military Family Scholarship to help our servicemen and women and their families who are continuing their education.
Eligibility: Participants must meet the following criteria: (1) Enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the U.S.; (2) Enrolled at the undergraduate or graduate level or your final year of high school; (3) Age seventeen (17) years or older; (4) Must be a Military member, veteran, or have a parent or spouse who is or was in the military; (5) Carry a status of "Good Standing" - i.e. currently enrolled; (6) Maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (or equivalent); and (7) Submission must be received by June 5, 2014.
Scholarship #97 (Added/Updated: Tuesday, 10/15/2013)


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