American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund - $5,000 of financial assistance annually to first-year students attending an ABA-accredited law school. May be renewable for two additional years, totaling $15,000 during their time in law school. Students with diverse backgrounds and/or commitment to community encouraged to apply. Application link opens on Feb. 1, 2021. Deadline is April 1, 2021.
National Native American Bar Association Bar Review Scholarship - The NNABA Foundation strives to foster the development of Indigenous lawyers. Preparation for the bar exam can be daunting. Preparation courses are critical, yet often costly. Living expenses continue to mount. This scholarship is intended to alleviate some of these financial strains to ensure the future Native attorney can successfully devote their mind and spirit to the final hurdle of becoming a legal warrior. Applications are due March 1, 2021. Applicants must be Indigenous (including Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander); be an active member of NNABA, a regional American Indian bar association, and/or NALSA; be a graduate of or a current third year law student attending an ABA accredited law school in the U.S.; and be intending to take the bar exam within the next year. Applicants must submit an application, a transcript, a resume, and a personal statement. Awardees will be honored at the NNABA Annual Meeting.