Heritage Law Student Scholarships

ARMENIAN

Armenian General Benevolent Union Fellowships
This program consists of grants that are awarded annually to graduate and post-graduate students of Armenian descent who are residents or citizens of the United States or Armenia who are enrolled in highly competitive colleges/universities in the United States. http://www.agbu-scholarship.org/

Armenian Students’ Association
This program is open to students of Armenian ancestry who are US citizens or have a visa status that allows them to study in the United States, and who are enrolled full-time. http://www.asainc.org/national/scholarships.shtml

Lazarian Graduate Scholarship
Sponsored by the Armenian Relief Society of the Eastern United States, this program is open to students of Armenian ancestry who are enrolled or planning to enroll in a graduate program. http://www.arseastusa.org/programs/scholarships.html

CYPRIOT (GREEK)

Cyprus Children’s Fund Scholarship Endowment
Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited US college or university pursuing full-time studies.  Applicants may be resident of Greece, Cyprus or the United States (provided application is accompanied by proof of Greek origin). http://www.cyprus-childrensfund.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=2&Itemid=6

FINNISH

Finlandia Foundation National Student Scholarships Program
Awarded by Finlandia Foundation National, this program is open to full-time undergraduate or graduate students of all academic disciplines enrolled in accredited programs in the US or Finland.  Applicants must have 3.0 GPA or higher; students studying subjects related to Finnish culture receive special consideration. http://www.finlandiafoundation.org/Scholarships

GREEK

AHEPA educational Foundation Scholarship Program
Awarded by the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association, this program offers several scholarships for full-time graduate students who are of Greek descent OR a member or child of a member in good standing of AHEPA, the Daughters of Penelope, Sons of Pericles or the Maids of Athena. http://ahepa.org/dotnetnuke/Programs/EducationScholarships.aspx

Hellenic Bar Association of Illinois Scholarship
This program is open to students of Hellenic descent who are residents of Illinois and enrolled as second or third year students at an accredited law school.  Applicant must also be eligible for student membership in the Hellenic Bar Association of Illinois. http://www.hellenicbar.org/Default.aspx?pageId=146483

Hellenic Professional Society of Illinois Scholarship Program
This program is open to undergraduate or graduate students of Hellenic descent who are enrolled in accredited program full-time (graduate students may be enrolled part-time). http://hpsi.org/page/scholarships

IRANIAN

Iranian-American Bar Association Scholarship
This program is open to students of Iranian heritage or those committed to the advancement of the Iranian-American community.  Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an accredited law school in the US, in the position to accept the scholarship in the school year for which it is being awarded, and able to demonstrate that they have unmet tuition needs. http://www.iaba.us/iaba-scholarship/

ITALIAN

Italian American Lawyers Association Scholarship
Awarded by the Italian American Lawyers Association of Los Angeles County, this program is open to students who are residents of Los Angeles County, CA who are attending or planning to attend law school. http://www.iala.info/scholarship-application.htm

John R. Mott Scholarship Foundation
This program is open to students who are native to the Calabria region of Italy who are enrolled at any accredited post-secondary school.  Preference is given to students from the town of Serra D’Aielo, and the city and province of Cosenza. http://www.mottscholarship.org/

National Italian American Bar Association Scholarship Program
This program is open to student members of the Association who are attending law school. http://www.niaf.org/scholarships/

IRISH

Thomas P. Thornton Scholarship
Awarded by the Incorporated Society of Irish-American Lawyers, this program is open to law students of Irish heritage.  Preference will be given to applicants in their final year of study. http://irish-lawyers.org/custpage.php?cid=63  

POLISH

Kosciuszko Foundation Tuition Scholarship Program
This program is open to students of Polish descent, Americans of non-Polish descent whose primary academic interests are in Polish studies, and Poles who are permanent residents of the United States.  Must demonstrate academic excellence (min. 3.0 GPA) and a full-time student. http://www.thekf.org/scholarships/tuition/ts/

Polonia Foundation of Ohio Scholarships
This program is open to students attending or planning to attend law school.  Applicants must be Ohio residents and of Polish descent. You may request applications from and return applications to Richard W. Jablonski, Scholarship Chairman, 12716 Oakview Blvd. Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125

SERBIAN

Serbian Bar Association of America Scholarship
This program is open to law students who are of Serbian birth or ancestry or has a connubial relationship to one who is of Serbian birth/ancestry. http://www.serbbar.org/scholarship/

SWISS

Pellegrini Scholarships
Awarded by the Swiss Benevolent Society, this program is open to students who are Swiss nationals and permanently domiciled in NY, NJ, CT, PA or DE, or whose parents are Swiss nationals or residents of the aforementioned states.  Applicants must be in good academic standing. http://www.sbsny.org/sbs_scholarships.html

VIETNAMESE

Vietnamese American Bar Association Scholarship
Awarded to law students who have served or plan to serve the Vietnamese-American community or have overcome significant adversity in achieving their academic goals.
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: April
Email: vabadc@gmail.com

UNSPECIFIED

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Applicants must be resident aliens, naturalized as US citizens, or the child or two parents who are both naturalized citizens.  Must be a first or second year graduate student and under the age of 30. http://www.pdsoros.org/overview/