We are here to inform you about additional sources of funding available to help finance your legal education. Below is a list of external scholarships offered by nonprofit organizations, foundations, law firms, and networking groups.
Organizations, groups, and nonprofits occasionally contact California Western with information about scholarships their agency's offer. While this is not an exhaustive list, the followi
Lawyers of Distinction Scholarship
The Lawyers of Distinction Scholarship was created to help college students pursue their dreams without worrying about the cost. The goal of the scholarship is to help support future generations and their educational pursuits. A $1,000 scholarship is awarded to one student every year.
Marshall-Motely Scholars Program
The Marshall-Motley Scholars Program is named for civil rights pioneers Thurgood Marshall and Constance Baker Motley. Law school candidates who are passionate about pursuing civil rights law in the Southern U.S. are eligible to apply. The scholarship program offers full financial support for all law school expenses and long-term career and leadership opportunities to 50 aspiring civil rights lawyers over the next five years. You can find more information on eligibility and the application process on the program website.
Online Divorcer Law School Scholarship
In 2021, OnlineDivorcer encouraged law students around the world to write a divorce-related article. The winner was awarded a $2,500 scholarship and their article was featured on the company’s blog. Whether you are in your first year or are about to graduate and become a lawyer, you are welcome to apply by submitting an article. For more information on the writing topic and scholarship click here.
External Diversity Scholarships
If you are looking for more diversity scholarships, you can visit Symplicity. To find scholarships go to the left-hand side and look for the “Current Jobs” tab, then type in the word “scholarship in the keywords field.