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2021 NJMLA Scholarship

The submission window is open until July 2 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

To give back to the community and invest in the future leaders of the legal profession, NJMLA created a Scholarship to provide financial assistance to law students attending schools in New Jersey who have shown involvement in community service and/or leadership qualities including involvement and service on issues that affect the Muslim community.  This year NJMLA is awarding three law students $3,000 each.  Applications are due June 11, 2021.

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NJSBF List of 2021-2022 Law Scholarships

The submission window is open until June 30 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

For more than 30 years, the New Jersey State Bar Foundation has been awarding scholarships to worthy students entering their second or third year of law school. Students enrolled at a New Jersey law school are encouraged to apply for one of the up to thirteen scholarships that are awarded annually. In addition, as the result of a generous bequest from a long-time supporter of the Foundation, New Jersey residents from Columbia Law School may also apply for the Justice Marie L. Garibaldi Scholarships.

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LawHER Scholarship

The submission window is open from May 11 to August 1 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Milestone has established the Trial LawHER Scholarship to help a female law school student achieve her goal of becoming a plaintiff trial lawyer. This law school scholarship intends to elevate a rising woman leader in the plaintiff trial lawyer space and educate future trial lawyers around the power of settlement planning. 

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The Oscar W. Rittenhouse 
Memorial Scholarship

The submission window is open until September 3rd at 11:59 p.m. ET.

To be eligible for the Oscar W. Rittenhouse Memorial Scholarship, an applicant must be a New Jersey resident accepted for admission into a law school. The applicant must have an interest in pursuing a career as a prosecutor. The applicant must also demonstrate financial need.

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The Andrew K. Ruotolo Jr. 
Memorial Scholarship

The submission window is open until September 3rd at 11:59 p.m. ET.

To be eligible for the Andrew K. Ruotolo, Jr. Memorial Scholarship, an applicant must be a New Jersey resident accepted for admission to a law school or a graduate school. The applicant must exhibit an interest in, and commitment to, enhancing the rights and well-being of children through child advocacy programs. The applicant must also demonstrate financial need.

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The Harris Y. Cotton 
Memorial Scholarship

The submission window is open until September 3rd at 11:59 p.m. ET.

To be eligible for the Harris Y. Cotton Memorial Scholarship, an applicant must be a New Jersey resident accepted for admission to a law school. The applicant must have an interest in pursuing a career as a prosecutor with an emphasis in Domestic Violence or Hate Crime prosecutions. The applicant must also demonstrate financial need.

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John H. Stamler
Memorial Scholarship

The submission window is open until September 3rd at 11:59 p.m. ET.

To be eligible for the John H. Stamler Memorial Scholarship, an applicant must be a New Jersey resident and sworn law enforcement officer seeking educational advancement on a college or graduate level to improve his or her effectiveness as a law enforcement officer. The applicant must also demonstrate financial need.