Outside Scholarship Update

Here are some of the outside scholarship notifications our office has received in the past two weeks. As always, find more information and scholarship opportunities on our website.


DRK Attorneys Scholarship: DRK Attorneys, a criminal defense firm in Pittsburgh, is offering a $1000 scholarship to someone who has suffered from mental illness. The attorneys at DRK have seen too many people that, when faced with the struggle and stigma of mental illness, feel that they have no option but to turn to crime to survive. They want to show as many people as possible that there is another way.

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago’s Academic Scholarship Program: Educational scholarship funds from grants administered by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago are available for Jewish college and graduate students. More than $500,000 each year is available for full-time students, predominantly those legally domiciled in the metropolitan Chicago area, who are identified as having promise for significant contributions in their chosen careers. Assistance is available primarily for those in need who are pursuing careers in the helping professions, including law.

Katz & Phillips Single-Parent Scholarship: Katz & Phillips is proud to support future lawyers with the launch of their first-ever Single-Parent Scholarship, awarded to one high-achieving, bright student intending to pursue a career in law who is also a single parent.

Meinhart Smith & Manning PLLC Scholarship: To support the pursuit of excellence in malpractice and personal injury law, a local law firm created the Meinhart Smith & Manning PLLC Scholarship. This scholarship will help a student who encountered malpractice, injury, or accident, either personally or through the aftermath of death or injury suffered by a family member or friend, as she or he pursues a higher education. The $1,000 scholarship will partially defray first-year expenses for a student who has been accepted into an accredited four year university or law school in Kentucky or anywhere in the United States for enrollment in the fall of 2015.

The Tix Team 2014 Law Scholarship for Veterans: The Tix Team is proud to support future lawyers with the launch of their first-ever Law Scholarship for Veterans, awarded to one high-achieving, bright student intending to pursue a career in law within the United States.

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