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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 updated October 20, 2015
2014 Reiff & Bily Legal Scholarship
Birth Injury Scholarship
Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard Scholarship
Tutor the People Essay Scholarship
Spokeo Connections Scholarship
1-800-LAW-FIRM Law School Scholarship Program
Davis Levin Livingston
The Clark Law Office Scholarship
Bridgat Technology Limited
Latham Scholars Diversity Program
Bond & Botes Financial Hardship Law Scholarship
Farzad Family Law Scholarship
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans 
The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fund
The SeiferFlatow Scholarship
Boling Rice LLC Scholarship
Student Debt Relief Scholarship
Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers Single Mothers Scholarship
Take Lessons Scholarship
Laubacher & Co. Survivor Scholarship for Domestic Violence Victims
Avvo Scholarship Program
Ladah Law Firm Scholarship
Scholar Geek
Lexington Law Scholarship Program
Nexsen|Pruet Scholarship
Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award
Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Law Scholarship for Child Advocates
Survivor's Scholarship
Attorney Stewart Guss Scholarship
Triumph Over Breast Cancer Scholarship
Injury Lawyer News Disability Scholarship Award
Annual Medical Scholarship for Veterans
Dolman Law Group Scholarship Scholarship Database
Dickson Law Group Scholarship
Edelman Krasin & Jaye Scholarship
Bisnar Chase $1000 Outside Scholarship
Moses and Rooth 2015 Legal Scholarship
Steinger, Iscoe & Green Latin Heritage Scholarship
Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship
Asbestos Awareness
JJ Hennessey Honorary Epilepsy Scholarship
Baumgartner Law Firm Scholarship
Meinhart Smith & Manning PLLC Scholarship
Katz & Phillips Single-Parent Scholarship
Frederic L. Ballard, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Program
Babcock Partners Law Student Scholarship
Kush Arora Attorney at Law Federal Justice Reform Scholarship
Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship for Autism
Empowering Women in Law Scholarship - Pearce Law Firm

Van Sant’s Veterans’ Educational Scholarship Program

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  • 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

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