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.


Washburn Women's Alliance Scholarship
Deadline: Sunday, 2/15/2015
Award: One year award
Website: www.givetowashburn.org/wwa
More scholarship information and/or application form is available on Reserve at the Law Library Circulation Desk.
The Washburn Women's Alliance (WWA) was 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.
Eligibility: Preference is given to undergraduate, single parents (regardless of gender), with dependent children residing with them, who are properly enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours at Washburn University.
Scholarship #24 (Added/Updated: Wednesday, 1/21/2015)


C.L. Clark Scholarship
Deadline: Sunday, 3/1/2015
Award:
Website: gscf.org/c-l-clark-scholarship/
The Greater Salina Community Foundation is giving a scholarship to a Washburn University School of Law or University of Kansas School of Law student.
Eligibility: 1. Applicant must be currently enrolled at Washburn University School of Law or the University of Kansas School of Law. 2. Applicants must have graduated from a high school located in Saline County, KS. 3. Applicants may be first-year, second-year, or third-year students at either school, so long as they are full-time students making normal progress towards graduation. 4. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale. 5. Applicants must submit an official copy of his/her transcript with the application. 6. Applicants must submit a copy of his/her resume or CV. 7. The scholarship shall be awarded according to financial need. (Must submit copy of FAFSA Form)
Scholarship #28 (Added/Updated: Wednesday, 1/21/2015)


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)


Kansas Prosecutor Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: Tuesday, 3/31/2015
Award: $1,000
More scholarship information and/or application form is available on Reserve at the Law Library Circulation Desk.
The Kansas Prosecutor Foundation is offering a $1,000 scholarship.
Eligibility: Applicants must be (1) a Kansas resident; (2) a 2L or 3L enrolled in a law school in Kansas; (3) demonstrate a desire to become a prosecutor; (4) exhibit previous or ongoing activities of public service; (5) either be pursuing a career in prosecution or the administration of justice; and (6) may not be a member within the first degree of relationship to either a member of the scholarship committee or the KPF Board.
Scholarship #87 (Added/Updated: Wednesday, 1/21/2015)


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)


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