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External Scholarships

The scholarships listed on this page are available to law students.  Some of the information is given as a service by the Academic Support Office and other non-Wake Forest Law sources, so we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information.

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Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship Application
ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund
Console and Hollawell Legal Scholarship
Disability or Medical Condition
Actuarial Diversity Scholarship
Mark T. Banner Scholarship for Law Students
Native Americans
International - non-U.S. Citizens
Public Interest
State of Residence
The JD Project
Buckfire & Buckfire Diversity Scholarship
ejobapplications.com

To be competitive for any scholarship, write an outstanding essay with concrete details. Seek recommendations from professors and others who know you well and can give concrete information about you.

Searching for scholarships involves creativity and work. Think broadly while looking for sources of scholarships. Some common sources of scholarships are

  • Bar associations
  • Community foundations
  • Civic associations
  • Employers (former, current, or potential), including employers of parent or spouse
  • Local, state, or tribal governments
  • Organizations devoted to preserving ethnic or cultural heritage
  • Religious organizations
  • Sororities and fraternities, whether social or academic
  • Public interest groups

Popular commercial sites which offer scholarship searches include fastweb.com and finaid.org.

Racial and ethnic minority applicants are encouraged to apply for the ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund at www.abanet.org/fje.

Click here for more helpful tips on applying for scholarships.