The Office of Financial Aid (OFA) posts scholarship opportunities available from non-Suffolk University Law School sources as they are provided to us. Student recipients of outside scholarships, benefits or awards must notify the OFA in writing regarding any outside funds received.

Recipients should note: The total annual grant and scholarship funds from all sources, e.g. institutional, endowed and named scholarships, outside scholarships and employer tuition benefits may not exceed a student’s annual standard tuition charges. Students who have been awarded a named, endowed scholarship, outside scholarship, employer tuition benefit or any other type of outside award and already have institutional funds which fully cover annual tuition charges will have the institutional grant or other scholarship funding reduced or canceled to avoid an over (tuition) award.

Current Outside Scholarship Opportunities

Abels & Annes, P.C. Scholarship Essay Contest
Two scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded, with one scholarship awarded to an undergraduate student and one scholarship awarded to a law school student who are concerned with preventing speeding-related accidents.

The Application deadline is December 15, 2017.

Altman & Altman Law School Scholarship
One scholarship of $2,000 for an undergraduate or JD, LLB, or LLM candidate who is dedicated to providing legal services to people in need, with a preference for students who have a personal or educational connection to the Boston metropolitan area.

The application deadline is December 15, 2017.

American Law School Scholarship
One scholarship of $1,000 for an undergraduate or law student who is committed to improving access to legal services for individuals in need, with a preference for applicants who have a personal or educational connection to the Boston community.

The application deadline is December 15, 2017.

American Law School Student Scholarship
One scholarship of $1,000 for a current undergraduate or law student who combines academic accomplishment with a commitment to community service, with a preference for students who are from the New York metropolitan area, are attending a law school there, or have graduated from a college or university there.

The application deadline is December 15, 2017.

Answering Legal’s Future Attorneys of America Scholarship
Answering Legal’s Future Attorneys of America Scholarship (FAAS) is dedicated in choosing one law student, of academic excellence, every year and awarding them with the FAAS merit scholarship. We consider it a great honor to be able to support law students who show ambition, perseverance, and of course, merit in their studies, in the legal community and in their lives.

The application deadline is November 5, 2017.

Asian Heritage Law School Scholarship
Boston divorce attorney Gabriel Cheong with Infinity Law Group LLC is offering an annual scholarship for law school students of Asian heritage. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded every fall semester and is intended to encourage more Asian Americans to choose a degree that will help them give back to the Asian community.The Asian Heritage Scholarship is open to students who will be attending an accredited US Law School in the fall of 2018 and meet all needed requirements.

Applications must be submitted by August 1, 2018.

Mark T. Banner Scholarship
This scholarship is part of The Richard Linn American Inn of Court's commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers of high ethics, civility and professionalism, and especially those from diverse backgrounds. The recipient of the scholarship receives $10,000 to be applied to their legal education. This scholarship is available to law students who have entered into a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school in the United States and who will continue in that program through at least the Fall semester 2018.

Applications need to be submitted by December 8, 2017.

Brager Tax Law Group Legal Scholarship
One scholarship of $1,000 for a current undergraduate student enrolled in a tax or accounting program, or law student who is interested in pursuing a career in tax litigation and preferably is from California, has graduated from a college or university there, or is currently attending law school there.

The application deadline is December 15, 2017.

Brown, PC Scholarships
Since its inception, Brown, PC of Fort Worth, TX, has provided experience and mentorship to law students through their internship programs. In an effort to continue to give back, Brown, PC is offering the following scholarships to second or third year U.S. law students:

National Tax Law Scholarship
National Business Law Scholarship

The deadline for submissions is Monday, December 4, 2017 and the award will be announced on Friday, December 15, 2017. 

CPW Law Scholarship
The path to a successful law career can be strenuous on many levels. At CPW Law of Ohio they hope to help students whose passion for protecting the rights and futures of their clients is a motivating factor in their studies. l people in need of assistance, and to promoting equality and diversity for the betterment of all people.

The application deadline is May 31, 2018.

Criminal Defense Student Law School Scholarship
The Law Offices of Stephen Neyman, P.C. are offering one scholarship of $2,500 for an undergraduate or law student who envisions a career in criminal defense, with a preference for individuals who are from Boston or have attended a college, university, or law school there.

The application deadline is December 15, 2017.

CPW Law Scholarship
CPW Law (KY) is proud to offer their 2nd annual scholarship opportunity to 1st year law students at accredited legal institutions who wish to pursue a career as a trial attorney.

The application deadline is April 30, 2018.

Expert Institute’s 2017 Annual Legal Writing Scholarship
Clear, effective writing is the cornerstone of an exceptional lawyer, and a vital area of education for aspiring attorneys. The Expert Institute is offering a $2,000 scholarship for the best legal blog post written by a law student on the topic of expert witnesses.

To be considered for the scholarship, you must submit a 1,000 to 2,500 word blog-style article on the use of expert witnesses in litigation through the online submission portal at the bottom of this page by December 31, 2017. 

Don H. Liu Scholars Program
Founded in 2014 by two past presidents of the Asian American Bar Association of New York, the Don H. Liu Scholars Program seeks to identify, cultivate and inspire future Asian American leaders within the legal profession.
In order to be eligible for the Program and its Scholarship, each applicant must:
◾be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident of the U.S. and of Asian descent
◾be enrolled full-time in a law school in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania or the District of Columbia
◾be the first in his or her immediate family to pursue a graduate or professional degree
◾have demonstrated exceptional academic and/or leadership accomplishments or show such promise through work and/or other activities
◾have demonstrated financial need
◾intend to practice in the private sector in the New York City metropolitan area following graduation

The application deadline is November 17, 2017.

Sarita and Claire Lucas Foundation Scholarship
The Sarita and Claire Lucas Foundation Scholarship is a competitive scholarship program that makes annual awards to qualified, outstanding graduating African American female law students. Sarita and Claire Lucas Foundation Scholarships are awarded to help African American female students with the costs associated with preparing and taking the Boston or Delaware Bar Exams.

The application deadline is February 4, 2018.

Harris Lowry Manton LLP Academic Scholarship Award
At Harris Lowry Manton LLP, of GA they are guided by the principle that everyone is equal under the law, and that all people should have access to justice in order to ensure that our civil justice system is fair, just and open to all who need it.

The application deadline is June 30 2018.

Michigan Auto Law Diversity Scholarship
The Michigan Auto Law Diversity Scholarship is awarded to a law student currently attending an accredited law school who best demonstrates a commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career.

The application deadline is June 1, 2018.

Morgan & Morgan "For the People" Scholarship
When Morgan & Morgan (FL) attorneys join them to work “for the people,” it’s a commitment that extends beyond the courtroom. They want to inspire young lawyers to approach their careers with the same mindset. The ‘For The People’ Scholarship will be awarded to an individual who is accepted or currently enrolled in law school and is driven to fight for those who need it most.

Applications must be received by December 1, 2017

Moses & Rooth Scholarhip
Moses & Rooth, Attorneys at Law in Orlando, FL are offering a recurring scholarship worth $1000 for incoming 1L and continuing law school students who are enrolled in a United States law school.

Applications must be submitted in full, online, by June 1, 2018 in order to be considered.

Plaxen and Adler Scholarship
The Plaxen and Adler Scholarship Awards $2500 annually to a law student who has demonstrated an interest in civil trial advocacy and a career as a civil trial lawyer, as well as the concept of a fair Civil Justice system, a just result for the injured, a desire to represent the injured and those whose rights are jeopardized. The scholarship is available to all students enrolled in law school as well as senior college students already accepted in an accredited law school, including those who are outstanding and promising scholars, have an interest in civil trial advocacy and possess a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

All applications must be submitted by May 15, 2018. 

Reeves Law Group Scholarship|
For 2017 The Reeves Law Group is awarding a $3,000 scholarship to a deserving law student who authors a winning essay in our fifth annual Scholarship Essay Contest. America has a superb justice system, but it could use more exceptional individuals with passion for improving the conditions of the less fortunate through the legal system and other means. For our fifth annual scholarship contest we are again pleased to support a future lawyer who demonstrates through past, current and expected future deeds a genuine commitment to serve the less-fortunate.

The deadline for submitting applications is December 15, 2017.

Reiff and Bily Legal Scholarship
The Philadelphia law firm of Reiff and Bily, personal injury lawyers since 1979, is pleased to announce that they are currently offering young law students the 2018 Reiff and Bily Legal Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship is open to any student studying for a career in the legal field.

The application deadline is July 1, 2018.

Scrofano Law PC Aspiring Public Defender Scholarship
Scrofano Law PC is a premiere DUI and criminal defense law firm in Washington, DC. At Scrofano Law PC, they believe that working as a public defender is one of the highest callings in the legal profession. To give back to the legal community and express their admiration and appreciation to those who aspire to fight for the underdog, they have created a scholarship for law students interested in pursuing a career as a public defender.

The application deadline is  June 1, 2018.

Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Law Scholarship for Child Advocates
The law firm of Steinger, Iscoe & Greene of Florida dedicates a large part of their practice to helping families who have faced child abuse in any form. They know that many future lawyers also hope to champion this cause, and we are pleased to offer a semi-annual $1,000 scholarship for a child advocate or abuse survivor seeking a law degree. The Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Law Scholarship for Child Advocates is open to dedicated students who meet either of the following criteria: the applicant has personally worked to protect children's rights or stop abuse either as a volunteer, as a counselor, in your professional work or by legal means., or the applicant is an abuse survivor who wishes to use their own experiences to help others.

The application deadline is November 30, 2017.

Aaron Swartz Progressive Change Scholarship
The Law Offices of Patel and Soltis, Jersey City, NJ would like to announce the 2nd Annual Aaron Swartz Progressive Change Scholarship.  Each year they plan to award at least $1,000 to the top essay related to law and activism related to their firm’s core practices. This award is open to all part-time and full-time law students and was established as a memorial to Aaron Schwartz and his dedication to activism and the boundaries he pushed.

Applications must be submitted by January 6, 2018.

Tucker Law Personal Injury and Patent Scholarship
The Tucker Law Firm (FL)Personal Injury and Patent Scholarship is a bi-annual $500 scholarship for those students that been influenced by personal injury or patents. Applicants must be either enrolled in an accredited law school or a current undergraduate student accepted into law school with the intention to pursue a career in either personal injury or patents.The Tucker Law Law Personal Injury and Patent Scholarship is open to those students that have been influenced to pursue a personal injury or patent law career due to their own personal injury or patent experience.

Deadline for Applications: Fall Semester – July 31st  & Spring Semester – November 30th