Most financial aid available for law school is institutional aid provided by each school, in the form of merit scholarships and need-based aid. Unfortunately, third-party funding sources are not plentiful for graduate study. In addition to the resources listed below, vist Reference Service Press for additional sources of funding primarily targeted to women and members of underepresented groups.
- Dwight L. Greene Memorial Scholarship - Full tuition and fees scholarship to Hofstra Law School awarded annually to one student who has demonstrated a commitment to advocacy on behalf of minority groups.
- Gates Public Service Law Scholarship - University of Washington School of Law - Covers tuition, books, room/board and summer stipends.
- Horace Reed Baldwin Fellowship – Provides a Wesleyan senior a financial award toward law school tuition.
- Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans – Financial award for up to two years of graduate study. Candidates must be either holders of Green Cards, naturalized citizens, or children of two naturalized parents.
- Rhode Island Bar Foundation, Thomas F. Black, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund - One-year, non-renewable award for full-time students with residency in RI entering their first year of law school. Deadline is in March.