Scholarships in Pre-law

Injury Lawyer News Disability Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must be a pre-law or law student at an accredited U.S. college, university, or law school who has a medically documented disability, either physical or learning. Essay, statement of academic status, medical documentation of disability, minimum 3.0 GPA, and proof of acceptance or attendance to school required.


EB-5 Visa Awareness Scholarship

Award: $300, Deadline: December 6

Applicant must be a currently enrolled U.S. law school student. 350-500 word essay required on an EB-5 related topic.


Wayne V. Black Memorial Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 26

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student in good academic standing at an accredited college or university in the U.S. Must be majoring in computer science, engineering, engineering technology, information technology, political science, pre-law, or telecommunications. Biography, essay, copy of transcripts, and references required.


The JacksonWhite Criminal Law Bi-Annual Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be currently attending an accredited college or university full-time in the United States. Minimum 2.5 GPA and essay required on the following topic: With consideration to the history of the war on drugs, what are the lasting effects we see today, and the possible future impact? Suggest alternative strategies to make the war on drugs more effective.


JacksonWhite Bi-Annual Labor Law Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicants must be currently attending an accredited U.S. college or university as a full-time student. Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate, grade or law school program with a minimum grade point average of 2.5. Applicants must write an essay discussing a general 3-point plan that improves quality of life related to maternity leave.


JacksonWhite Personal Injury Bi-Annual Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or law school program as a full-time student in the U.S. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and write an essay discussing the topic of liability in regards to automated cars and accidents.


Buttram (Judge H. Dean, Jr.)

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be undergraduates enrolled at Jacksonville State University. Students must intend to apply to law school. Applicants must be majoring in political science, history, psychology, sociology, English, business or criminal justice. Students must obtain a letter from their advisor indicating their progress toward applying to law school.