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Outside Scholarships   

We are pleased to provide a list of scholarships from outside organizations.  Please carefully check the application requirements and deadlines, which may change from the information listed below.  If you are awarded a scholarship from an outside organization, you are required to report it to the Office of Financial Resource Management. Note: To apply to county scholarships, you must be a resident of that county.

  1. AAJ Women for Justice Education Fund's Mike Eidson Scholarship - Applicant must be a 3L(FT) or a 4L(PT) in the 2012-13 year.  Awarded to a female student who has demonstrated a commitment to a career as a plaintiffs' lawyer or criminal defense lawyer.  Application for AAJ Women for Justice Eidson Scholarship.
  2. ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund - Each year, The ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund awards 20 diverse students a $15,000 scholarship payable over their three years of law school.  Seton Hall Law will provide a matching scholarship for students who receive this scholarship.  Application due by March 1 annually.  | + Learn more |
  3. Atlantic County Bar Association/ Haneman-Perskie Scholarship - Applicants must be a resident of Atlantic County, NJ for one year prior to receiving the scholarship.  Students may reapply each year. Application due between January 1 and May 1 annually.  | + Learn more |
  4. Association of Black Women Attorneys, Inc. - Awarded on the basis of community service, financial need and academic achievement. Due in April annually. | + Learn more |
  5. Association of Black Women Lawyers of NJ - Awarded on the basis of community service/civic involvement, financial need and academic achievement.  Due in February annually.
  6. Bergen County Bar Foundation - Applicants must be a resident of  Bergen County, NJ.  Applications may be obtained from the Office of Financial Aid in March and are due around the 20th of May each year.
  7. Berks County Community Foundation offers a $3,000 scholarship that is awarded annually to a second year student who is a Berks County, Pennsylvania resident. Application may be obtained from the Financial Aid Office in January.
  8. Bronx County Bar Association - Applicants must be a resident of Bronx County, NY.  Applications are available in December. | + Learn more |
  9. Business & Professional Women Club - Awarded to women seeking to further education to advance their career or to enter the job market.  Applicants must live within a 50-mile radius of Summit.  Awards range from $500 to 1,500. | + Learn more |
  10. Camden County Bar Foundation awards a $1,000 scholarship annually to students who are enrolled in a New Jersey law school and are residents of Camden County, NJ.  Applications available in September and due in February. | + Learn more |
  11. Cole Schotz Diversity Scholarship - awarded in the spring to a first year law student with a minimum cumulative gpa of 3.25 at both his/her undergraduate and law school.  Applications are available in March and due in July.
  12. Cumberland County Bar Foundation - Applicants must be resident of Cumberland County (NJ) for at least one year prior to the date of their application.  Application may be obtained from the Financial Aid Office.  Applications are available in February and due around the 20th of March.
  13. Essex County Bar Foundation - Annually awards scholarships for law students in the amount of $6,000.  Applicants must be residents of Essex County (NJ) and have significant ties to Essex County.  Applications may be obtained from the Financial Aid Office in February.
  14. Garden State Bar Association - Applicants must be a currently enrolled student in a New Jersey law school as a full-time or second year student or a part-time first, second or third year student.  Applications may be obtained from our Financial Aid Office in March.
  15. Hudson County Bar Foundation - Awards a scholarship to students who are enrolled in law school or who have been accepted to law school for each new academic year.  Applicants must be a resident of Hudson County, NJ.  Interested applicants must write to the Hudson County Bar Scholarship Committee, 583 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ  07302 or call (201) 798-4708, or send an e-mail to events@hcbalaw.com  to request an application. Applications are available in January.
  16. Mercer County Bar Foundation - Awarded annually to a current or incoming law school student.  Applicants must be a resident of Mercer County, NJ. | + Learn more |
  17. Middlesex County Bar Foundation - Applicants must be residents of Middlesex County, NJ. Awards range from $500-2,500. Applications are available in February.  | + Learn more |
  18. Monmouth County Bar Foundation - Applicants must be a resident of Monmouth County (NJ), a current  law student or will be attending law school in the fall.  Interested applicants must send a self-addressed envelope to Peter W. Kenny, Esq., President, The Monmouth County Bar Foundation, 365 Broad Street,(4th Floor), P.O. Box 580, Red Bank, NJ 07701. Deadline for obtaining an application is May 1st.
  19. New Jersey State Bar Foundation - Awards up to seven scholarships to students entering their second and third year of law school. Four out of the seven scholarships have specific criteria. Applications are available in September with a deadline of April 15th.  The Applications may be obtained from the Financial Aid Office.
  20. Ocean County Bar Foundation - Applicants must be residents of Ocean County, NJ. To obtain an application, interested applicants must contact Chairperson, Frank Dupignac, Jr., Esq. at (732) 349-1212. Applications are available in January.
  21. Passaic County Bar Association - Sponsors the Hon. Nicholas G. Mandak Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $500 annually. Applicants must be a resident of Passaic County, NJ. Applications may be obtained from the Financial Aid Office in October.
  22. Polish University Club of New Jersey - Applicants must be a New Jersey resident of Polish descent and a citizen or permanent resident of the US.  Applications may be obtained from the Financial Aid Office in January.
  23. Rhode Island Bar Foundation - awards a one year, non-renewable award for Rhode Island residents entering their first year of law school (full-time) in the Fall.  Applications are available at www.ribar.com.
  24. The Jean Robertson Women Lawyers Scholarship - A $2,500 scholarship is awarded to a woman currently attending a NJ law school.  Applications may be obtained from the Financial Aid Office in March annually.
  25. Union County Bar Association - Applicants must be a resident of Union County, NJ. Applications may be obtained from the Financial Aid Office in January.
  26. Vietnamese American Bar Association - Awards a $1,000 scholarships to law students who demonstrate a commitment to serving their Vietnamese American communities.  Applications may be obtained from the Financial Aid Office in February.