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Armenian Bar association

​Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 29111
Los Angeles, CA 90029

To find current application: Google - Armenian Bar Association Scholarship
Will be a word doc application file.
The Program is designed to support meritorious students of Armenian descent attending, or accepted for admission to, an approved law school in the United States, Armenia, or elsewhere. Recipients must demonstrate an outstanding academic record as well as a strong commitment to the Armenian community, particularly in humanitarian and/or law-related endeavors.
Deadline: March 31
55 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022-1112
The AGBU offers interest-free loans for full-time graduate study. Students of Armenian descent, who are U.S. residents or citizens, and are enrolled in most competitive colleges and universities in the United States are welcome to apply. In addition, there is an entire list of scholarship and fellowship opportunities posted on their website
Deadline: April 1
ASA Scholarship Committee
333 Atlantic Avenue
Warwick, RI 02888
Scholarships for college and graduate students are being offered by the ASA. In order to be eligible, an applicant must meet the following criteria:
  • be of Armenian descent
  • be enrolled as a full-time student
  • be a U.S. citizen or possess appropriate Visa status to study in the U.S.
Deadline: March 15

Bohemian Lawyer's Association of Chicago

Bohemian Lawyers’ Association of Chicago Scholarship Committee
c/o Zuzana Stepanek, Stepanek Law Offices
125 S Wacker Drive, Suite 300,
Chicago, IL 60606-4421


The Bohemian Lawyers’ Association is the oldest ethnic Bar Association in Illinois. All persons of Czech, Moravian, Ruthenian, Silesian or Slovak ancestry enrolled in an accredited law school in the greater Chicagoland area are eligible for a Bohemian Lawyers’ Association of Chicago (BLAC) annual scholarship.

$2,000 scholarships, payable to the recipient’s law school, are presented at the BLAC Annual Installation Dinner.

Deadline: March 31

Incorporated Society of Irish American Lawyers

Thomas P. Thornton Scholarship
c/o Thomas F. Myers, Esq.
1000 Woodbridge Place
Detroit, MI 48207-3192
Each year, the Incorporated Society of Irish American Lawyers awards two $1,000 scholarships to second or third year law students. Applicants will be asked to provide their resume, financial need, transcript of grades and a short letter stating why they should be awarded the scholarship.
Deadline: April 25
5185 MacArthur Blvd. NW, Suite 624
Washington, DC 20016
IABA issues one or more scholarships each year to law students who have demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of the Iranian-American community. Applicants must be of Iranian heritage and full-time students at an accredited law school in the United States. Applications can be found by visiting

Deadline: March 31


The Jewish Federation of metropolitan Chicago Academic scholarship program

Educational scholarship funds from the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago are available for college and graduate students for the 2013-2014 academic year. Approximately $500,00 is available for Jewish students who are identified as having promise for significant contributions in their chosen careers, and are in need of financial assistance for full-time academic programs primarily in the helping professions.

Deadline: February 15 

The Kosciuszko Foundation
15 East 65th Street
New York, NY 10021-6595


Kosciuszko Foundation Tuition Scholarships support United States citizens and permanent residents of Polish descent for full-time graduate studies. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $7,000. Selection is based on academic achievement, interests and motivation, and the applicant's interest in Polish subjects or involvement in the Polish American community. Financial need is taken into consideration.

Deadline: January 10 


Makarios Scholarship Fund, Inc.
Theodore and Wally Lappas Award
13 East 40th Street
New York, NY 10016

Scholarships are available to support needy Greek Cypriot students of high academic standing. Applicants must be attending school on a full-time basis.
Deadline: April 30

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF)

 Scholarship awards range from $2,500 to $10,000. Students applying must be of Italian heritage, be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident alien, have a 3.5 GPA or above and be planning to attend a U.S. accredited law school in the Fall.

Deadline: November 1

Swiss Benevolent Society of New York
Scholarship Committee
500 Fifth Avenue, Room 1800
New York, NY 10110

Awards are available to students of Swiss descent (applicant or one parent must be a Swiss national) who are permanently domiciled in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania or Delaware. Applicants must be in good academic standing and show aptitude in their chosen fields of study.

Deadline: March 31

For more scholarships
See: Minority: General

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