UpCounsel's Law School Scholarship and Resource List

In an industry traditionally drawn to Rolodexes and high fees, UpCounsel CEO Matt Faustman created UpCounsel to easily connect businesses of all sizes to professional and affordable legal services while allowing young laywers to keep more of the money they earn.

The annual UpCounsel Law School Scholarship helps both aspiring and current lawyers apply their skills to build their knowledge and reputation while helping business owners understand their legal challenges.

What do you get?

Win Up to $10k in Scholarship Money
Become a Published Legal Writer
Gain Exposure Across the Web
The Opportunity to Help Small Businesses and Founders get easy-to-understand legal advice

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Once approved, your topic will be reserved for 10 days. Please keep that in mind when choosing your topic and manage your time through the application and writing process. Please note that by entering UpCounsel's Law School Scholarship, you are granting UpCounsel permission to edit, use, and publish articles submited.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a law student or a student completing his / her undergraduate degree with plans to attend law school
  • Students must be in good academic standing and attendng an accredited United States college / university

Details And Dates

Application Submissions Begin: February 6th, 2017
Application Submissions Deadline: December 15th, 2017
Announcement: January 17th, 2018
Following Scholarship's Deadline: December 15th, 2018

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Law School Scholarship Resource List
Maldef Law School Scholarship Program Jan-17-17
Women's Law Impact Award Jan-23-17
James T. Flaherty Scholarship Feb-01-17
The Levin Firm $1,000 Scholarship Feb-15-17
2017 ACB Scholarship Feb-15-17
Raiser & Kennif Law School Scholarship Feb-20-17
ABWA Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholarship Mar-01-17
Brogdon Champion, LLC Law School Essay Contest Mar-01-17
Citywide Law Scholarship Mar-01-17
ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund Mar-02-17
VABA-DC 2017 Scholarship Mar-10-17
Sidney B. Williams, Jr. Scholarships Mar-15-17
The Annual Stewart J. Guss College Student Scholarship Mar-15-17
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Mar-30-17
Dolman Law Group Scholarship Mar-31-17
Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship Program Mar-31-17
The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) Writing Competition Mar-31-17
Rhode Island Bar Foundation Thomas F. Black Jr. Memorial Scholarship Mar-31-17
The Herbert Lehman Education Fund Scholarship Apr-01-17
Advancement of Animal Law Scholarships Apr-03-17
“One Lawyer Can Change the World” Scholarship Apr-15-17
The Law Offices of Anthony J. Vecchio LLC Creative Scholarship Program Apr-15-17
Morris King & Hodge Driver Safety Scholarship Fund Apr-21-17
Albertson & Davidson, LLP $2,500 College Scholarship Apr-26-17
Frances & Earl Perry Memorial Veterans Scholarship Apr-30-17
The Earl Warren Scholarship May-01-17
The Appelman Law Firm Criminal Defense Scholarship May-01-17
The Advocates Scholarship May-30-17
Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles Foundation Tuition Scholarship May-31-17
The Wolf & Pravato “Students of Today, Leaders of Tomorrow” Scholarship May-31-17
Adam Greenman Scholarship for Future Lawyers Jun-01-17
Moses & Rooth 2017 Legal Scholarship Jun-01-17
Michigan Auto Law- 2017 Diversity Scholarship Award Jun-01-17
Bankruptcy Law Center Scholarship Contest Jun-15-17
The Law Office of Joseph J. LoRusso $1,000 Scholarship Jun-15-17
The Michael P. Fleming Law Scholarship Jul-01-17
Patrick Malone & Associates $5,000 Law School Scholarship Jul-01-17
Annual Reiff & Bily Legal Scholarship Jul-01-17
The Law Office of Bradley R. Corbett Scholarship Jul-15-17
The O'Connor, Runckel & O'Malley Law Scholarship Jul-15-17
Weisblatt Law Firm, LLC $1000.00 Scholarship Jul-15-17
The Clark Law Office Scholarship Jul-15-17
Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship Jul-31-17
Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship Jul-31-17
Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award Jul-31-17
2017 Dwyer Williams Attorneys, LLP Scholarship Aug-15-17
Baumgartner Law Firm Law Student Scholarship Aug-31-17
Ayo and Iken Family Law Scholarship Oct-01-17
The Abels & Annes, P.C. Scholarship Essay Contest Dec-15-17
Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for Law Students Jan-06-18