Minority Law Students


Where Can They Be Found?

The major sources of information about financial aid are the law schools, your undergraduate institution and the internet.

The sites below give information about a large distribution of scholarships. Be sure to talk with college pre-law advisors and the career development centers in your school.


FastWeb Scholarship Search

International Education Financial Aid (for International Students)

PEO International Scholarships

College Board Scholarship Search

USA Funds Access To Education Scholarships
Scholarship Management Services, Scholarship America
One Scholarship Way, P.O. Box 297
Saint Peter, MN 56082.
Ph: (800) 537-4180.
E-mail: <scholarship@usafunds.org>.

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship provides up to $50,000 in funding per year for up to six years.
44115 Woodridge Parkway, Suite 200
Lansdowne, Virginia 20176-5199
Fax: 703-723-8030

American Association of University Women
AAUW Educational Foundation
c/o Customer Service Center
301 ACT Drive, Department 177
Iowa City, IA 52243-4030
319.337.1716 ext. 177

Business and Professional Women's Foundation
ATTN: Scholarships & Loans
2012 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036

Delta Sigma Theta, Inc
1707 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship
4805 Mount Hope Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215-3297

Sachs Foundation
Norwest Tower
90 South Cascade Ave., Suite 1410
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

The Earl Warren Legal Training Program, Inc. - Public Interest Law Scholarships
99 Hudson Street, Suite 1600
New York, NY 10013

ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund
American Bar Association
321 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60610-4714

ATLA Richard D. Hailey Law Student Scholarships
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
ATLA Minority Caucus
ATTN: Michelle Haynes
1050 31st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
DWT 1L Diversity Scholarship Program
ATTN: Carol Yuly
2600 Century Square
1501 Fourth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101-1688

Foley & Lardner Minority Scholarship
Foley & Lardner, Attorneys at Law
U.S. Bank Center
777 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 3800
Milwaukee, WI 53202-5306

Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship Program
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
ATTN: Greta Larson, Attorney Recruiting Administrator
4000 Pillsbury Center
200 South Sixth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402-1425

Federal Circuit Bar Association
Giles S. Rich Memorial Scholarship
ATTN: Stephen L. Peterson
c/o Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett, & Dunner
1300 I Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005-3315
Phone: 202.408.4205
Fax: 202.354.5791

Preston Gates & Ellis LLP
Preston Gates Ellis LLP Minority Fellowship
ATTN: Bethany Ellison, Recruiting Coordinator
925 4th Avenue, Suite 2900
Seattle, WA 98104