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Outside Scholarships

Students are encouraged to investigate scholarships from outside sources including libraries, employers and civic organizations. Additional scholarship search engines are available at www.finaid.org.

The following list will change throughout the year, as we receive notifications from organizations offering aid.  Please check this page often to find new scholarship opportunities!  -- updated 8/22/16


ABA Law Student Division - Events & Competitions

This site is a general link for ABA sponsored competitions, writing contests, scholarships and other opportunities.  Awards, deadlines and requirements will vary.


Expert Institute Third Annual Legal Writing Scholarship

In recognition of the importance of online legal writing, 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.

Scholarship award:  $2,000

Applications and Deadline:  Application details are available online.  The deadline is December 31, 2016.


Lawrence Bar Association Scholarships

There are two scholarships available through the Lawrence Bar Association, for applicants currently attending law school in the U.S. who demonstrate a clear desire to further the aims of the legal profession and whose primary residence is within the Greater Lawrence cities and towns (Lawrence, Andover, North Andover, Methuen). 

Scholarship awards:  $4,000 (Sargent Battershill Fund) and $2,500 (Lawrence Bar Association Educational Trust)

Applications and Deadline:  Application details are available online.  The deadline is October 3, 2016.