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Private Scholarships

Law

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Archie House Law Scholarship

The recipient shall be a full-time or part-time degree seeking law student. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered. All things being equal, financial need will be the deciding factor.

Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel - Ben Core Honorary Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student entering the final year who exhibits excellence in trial advocacy. A particular emphasis on civility and high ethical standards is required.

Bell and Company Endowed Law Scholarship

Awarded to a Bowen School of Law student with advanced academic standing. Preference will be given to students who plan on pursuing non-legal careers in business or nonprofit settings. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.

Ben J. Altheimer Scholarship

Awarded to a Bowen School of Law student who is a Jefferson County resident and resides north of the Arkansas River. Scholarship is renewable but student must reapply annually.

Blakley E. Miles Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a Bowen School of Law student to provide assistance for any education related expenses, including but not limited to tuition, books, fees, and room and board, and whose work will represent the ideals held by Blakley E. Miles during her lifetime.

BLSA Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a Bowen School of Law student to provide assistance for any education related expenses, including but not limited to tuition, books, fees, and room and board.

Bowen Law School Part-Time Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a part-time student who demonstrates financial need and academic accomplishment. Preference will be given to students who work a minimum of 30 hours per week.

Brett Gary Blakney Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time first year law student. Financial need will be strongly considered.

Chad Farris Law Scholarship

Preference given to a continuing full-time or part-time student with interest in labor law. A demonstrated desire to work with those traditionally disenfranchised may also be considered. Academic ability and financial need will be considered.

Dean John Hugh Carmichael Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to full-time or part-time, second-year or third-year law students included in the upper one-half of the class and who demonstrate financial need. Students in the B+ to C+ range are specifically targeted.

Dean R. Morley Pulaski County Law Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student in good standing and no preference will be given to upper classmen. Preference will be given to applicants who are residents of Pulaski County and/or who possess a present intent to practice law in Pulaski County. Financial need will be strongly considered.

Dickerson Law Firm for the Debtor Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student in good standing. Applicants must have completed or be enrolled in a Bankruptcy related class as preference will be given to students who have a desire to pursue a legal career in serving debtors in Bankruptcy. Preference also given to students with financial need. This scholarship is renewable, but the student must reapply annually. In addition to submitting a scholarship application, students must also submit an essay. Contact the Admissions Office at Bowen School of Law for additional information on the essay topic.

Edward L. Wright Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a deserving law student based on scholastic achievement.

Governor Carl Bailey Scholarship

Awarded to a current student who demonstrates financial need, academic ability, leadership, and a record of service.

Governor Sidney McMath Scholarship

Awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need, academic ability, leadership, and a record of service.

Guy Moore Scholarship

Awarded to a deserving law student based on need, accomplishment, and scholastic achievement. Recipient need only be in good standing after one semester at UALR School of Law.

H. Maurice Mitchell Leaders in Law Scholarship

The recipient shall be the chairperson of the Moot Court Board. The scholarship is not renewable and is available only one-time.

Harper and Mary Boyer Harb Scholarship

Awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need, academic ability, leadership, and a record of service.

Hispanic Law Student Association Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student who is a second or third year law student. Preference shall be given to students who are members of HLSA and have financial need. Grades will not be taken into account as long as the student is in good standing with the school and HLSA.

Jack Morton Wilhelm Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student of law. Academic standing and financial need will be considered in the selection process.

Jack Wagoner III Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time law student with a minimum GPA of 3.25. Must be a member in good standing of the Young Democrats Club. Applicants must have completed their first year of law school. The scholarship is renewable, but the recipient must reapply annually.

James E. Baine Scholarship

Awarded to members in good standing of the McClellan Senate of the Delta Theta Phi International Law Fraternity.

James W. Spears Scholarship

Awarded to students who are accepted into a Legal Clinic course.

Jewell Minnis Scholarship

Awarded to a first-year law student with a baccalaureate degree from UALR.

John A. Fogleman Scholarship

Awarded to students at the UALR School of Law who are members in good standing of the Delta Theta Phi Fraternity or its successor. Financial need, scholarship, and leadership are also considered.

John T. Haley Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need and possesses the necessary character traits and ability that would qualify him/her as eligible to be admitted to the practice of law upon graduation and passing the bar examination.

John N. Stern Scholar

Awarded to members of the entering class who demonstrate attributes of intelligence, initiative and an enthusiasm for learning.

Judge George Howard Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time law student. Preference will be given to second & third year law students, students who may be the first in their family to pursue a graduate degree, or students who have overcome significant economic hardship. Students must maintain a 3.25 GPA to receive the award.

Judge Oren Harris Scholarship

Awarded to a continuing student who demonstrates financial need, academic ability, leadership, and a service record.

Judge Pat Mehaffy Scholarship

Awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need, academic ability, leadership, and a record of service.

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates and Woodyard Scholarship

Awarded to the elected chairperson of the UALR William H. Bowen Law School Moot Court Board.

Nancy Hall Bailey Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a non-traditional student at the UALR William H. Bowen School of Law. Academic accomplishment and total financial need will be strongly considered. This scholarship is renewable, but the recipient must reapply annually.

R. Julian Glover Scholarship

Awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need, academic ability, leadership, and a record of service.

Saint Thomas More Society Book Award

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student in good standing who has completed the first two years (for full-time students) or three years (for part-time students). Applicants must provide an essay of less than 1500 words on “How My Faith Will Affect My Practice”. Preference will be given to students who have a family or personal affiliation with a Catholic parish.

Sam Laser Endowed Law Scholarship

Awarded to full-time or part-time law students. Preference will be given to third-year law students who wish to pursue a career as a litigation lawyer. Applicants must submit a statement of 300 words or less describing why they should be considered for this scholarship. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.

Sheffield Nelson Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time student who can demonstrate financial need, scholarship, and leadership.

Student Bar Association Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a 2L or 3L full-time or part-time student who demonstrates financial need. A 500 word or less statement must be submitted describing applicants community service efforts. Preference will be given to students who are recipients of the Dean’s Certificate of Service Award or the Dean’s Certificate of Distinguished Service Award.

Thomas Erskine Downie Memorial Award

Awarded to a student who achieves the highest grade in the Legal Professions course each semester.

UALR Law School Alumni Association Scholarship

Awarded to a student who can demonstrate financial need, scholarship, and leadership.

Wright, Lindsey & Jennings Scholarship

Awarded to two students who demonstrate financial need, academic ability, leadership, and service record.

Updated 5.22.2013