There are many external opportunities available for current students in need of financial assistance. Below you will find a searchable list of both scholarship applications and writing competitions.

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AccessLex Law School Scholarship Databank

Use this resource to search nearly 800 carefully curated and vetted scholarship opportunities and writing competitions, with filters to help you find the ones best suited for you.


$1000 to put towards their education


The Robert A. McNew Law Student Scholarship promotes the practice of federal law by annually awarding at least one scholarship of $5,000 to a Federal Bar Association law student associate member attending an ABA accredited law school.


The Foundation of the FBA awards at least one $15,000 scholarship to a first-year law student, disbursed over three years of the student’s enrollment at an ABA-accredited law school. The recipient will also receive a complimentary FBA student associate membership.