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African Americans - Supplemental Sources of Financial Aid

American Association of University Women

See: Women

Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati

See: Ohio

The Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association

See: Nevada

National Association for the advancement of colored people (NAACP)

Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship
4805 Mount Hope Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215
Phone: 410.580.5760
Fax: 410.585.1329
Deadline: Mid-March, changes each year
Website: National Association for the advancement of colored people (NAACP)

Applicants must be members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), less than 25 years of age, possess a grade point average of 3.00 or better and demonstrate financial need. Students, who do not demonstrate financial need, can compete for an award, set aside for those students. Awards of $1,500 -$2,500 are made. Graduate students may be enrolled full- or part-time.


99 Hudson Street, Suite 1600
New York, NY 10013
Deadline: April 30 (prior to the first year of law school)

Awarded each year to new students whose community involvement activities and leadership qualities demonstrate outstanding potential for training as civil rights and public interest attorneys. These awards are limited to U.S. citizens and preference is given to students who are entering their first year of full-time study.

Sachs Foundation

90 South Cascade Ave., Suite 1410
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Deadline: The application process is open from January 1 - March 31.
Website: Sachs Foundation

Grants of up to $6,000/year are available to African American students who are residents of Colorado. Applicants must have been in their undergraduate program and must have an undergraduate GPA of 3.60 or better. Need and consideration of the applicant's areas of study and life goals are also taken into account. Selections are made on a case by case basis.

J.L. Turner Legal Association

See: Texas

For more scholarships

See: Minority: General

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