Legal Opportunity Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

May 01

Awarded By

American Bar Association

Award Amount

$5,000 annually will be distributed to each recipient for each year of law school, renewable for up to two additional years.


20 awards offered annually.

Additional Information

The American Bar Association provides this scholarship in an effort to advance diversity within the legal profession. Since the program began, more than 350 students from across the United States have been awarded the ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship. Selection of awards will favor strong legal arguments as demonstrated in the essay.

Deadline Info

The purpose of the ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund is to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to and attend law school and to provide financial assistance to ensure that these ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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