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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.

Search for scholarships


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 specific 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 and

Racial and ethnic minority applicants are encouraged to apply for the ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund at

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If you would like to add your scholarship offer on this site please send an email to