For a list of law schools in the US:

  1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_law_schools_in_the_United_States
  2. http://stu.findlaw.com/schools/
  3. http://www.llm-guide.com/

LAW SCHOLARSHIPS:

Source: http://www.law.miami.edu/finaid/scholarships/donors.html

ABADIN & COOK

Created in 2004, this scholarship will be awarded to an academically qualified second or third year student who has excelled during his/her first year and has demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to students that have an interest in litigation and trial work and are committed to diversity in the legal profession.

ARMANDO ALEJANDRE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship was established in 2004 in memory of the late Armando Alejandre, who attended the Law School from 1988 to 1990. The scholarship will be awarded to a mature second- or third-year student who had had work experience and demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to individuals who have served in the armed forces or have had public service experience.

PAUL B. ANTON SCHOLARSHIP

Established in June 1982 with a gift from Maralyn A. Anton in memory of her husband, Paul B. Anton, class of 1952, this scholarship is awarded annually to a second- or third-year student who has financial need, a strong academic record, leadership ability, and the potential for making a substantial contribution to the legal profession.

STEPHEN W. ARKY SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This memorial scholarship fund was established in 1985 by former law partners, family, and friends of Stephen W. Arky. This scholarship is awarded at three-year intervals to a member of the entering class who possesses an outstanding academic record, leadership potential, and community awareness.

BAKER & McKENZIE LAW STUDENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

This program, established in 1989 by the law firm of Baker & McKenzie as one component of the firm’s Equal Employment Opportunity Program, provides a $5,000 tuition scholarship to a first-year minority student.

JUDGE HENRY L. BALABAN ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship is awarded annually to a student who has demonstrated merit and financial need.   The student is known as the “Judge Henry L. Balaban Scholar.”

THE FLORENCE BAYUK FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship can be given to recognize academic excellence or for financial need.

WALTER AND ETHEL BECKHAM SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship will be awarded each year to a student enrolled in University of Miami School of Law in the J.D. program, at the discretion of the dean of the Law School.

EDWARD D. BERGER SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This fund, established in 1987 by family and friends, is a memorial to Edward David Berger, class of 1984. Awarded at three-year intervals, it provides a scholarship to a first-year student with strong academic credentials and demonstrated financial need.

BILZIN SUMBERG BAENA PRICE & AXELROD LL.P. SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Established in 2004, this scholarship will be awarded to academically qualified second- or third-year students, each of whom has a cumulative academic average within the top 10% of his/her class. In any event, at least one award recipient each year will be an incoming second year student.

DAN BRADLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

This memorial scholarship fund was established by the Florida Lawyers’ Legal Insurance Corporation in memory of Dan Bradley, a great civil rights and public interest law attorney who died of AIDS in 1988. It provides two tuition scholarships to first-, second-, or third-year students on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

BILL COLSON SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This fund was established in 1987 by prominent Miami attorney Bill Colson, class of 1948. It provides an outstanding incoming black student with a Dean’s Scholarship and an annual stipend of $2,000. Special consideration is given to applicants who are graduates of Florida Memorial College and who have strong ties with South Florida.

CUBAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Established by members of the Cuban American Bar Foundation and the administration of the University of Miami School of Law in 1987, this partial scholarship is awarded each year to a law student who has distinguished himself/herself academically through research, writing and/or service oriented activities to the Cuban American community.

GERARD EHRICH SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship honors the memory of Gerard Ehrich, class of 1953. Established in 1992 by his family and friends, the scholarship provides partial tuition to a second- or third-year student who demonstrates academic merit and financial need and who has not received a significant prior scholarship award.

JOHN F. EVANS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established in 1989 in memory of John F. Evans, criminal defense attorney, former deputy chief of the U.S. Justice Department’s Miami Strike Force, and founding partner of the Miami law firm of Zuckerman, Spaeder, Taylor and Evans.   It is awarded each year to a first-, second-, or third-year student who has expressed an interest in trial practice. This scholarship is awarded by the litigation skills department.

MIGUEL G. & NELLY FARRA SCHOLARSHIP

The Miguel G and Nelly Y. Farra scholarship will be awarded to an academically qualified second or third year student who has demonstrated an interest in tax law. The recipient will be selected based on his/her academic record and financial need.

FLORIDA CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF MATRIMONIAL LAWYERS SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Established in 1993, the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Scholarship Fund provides a tuition scholarship to a first-, second-, or third-year student on the basis of academic merit and a demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in family law.

JUDGE HARVEY FORD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 1995 in memory of Judge Harvey Ford, class of 1951, this scholarship is awarded annually to a student who has completed at least one full semester at the Law School with a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 or better, and who has demonstrated financial need.

GEORGE DAVID GOLD SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 1982 by relatives, friends, classmates, and associates in memory of George David Gold, class of 1968, this scholarship is awarded annually, on the basis of merit, to a third year student who has demonstrated interest and excellence in the field of criminal law and procedure.

PAUL R. GORDON SCHOLARSHIPS

These partial scholarships, established in 1977 pursuant to a bequest from Paul R. Gordon, a retired New York attorney and prominent Miami Beach philanthropist and community leader, are awarded annually to deserving students on the basis of merit and need.

RICHARD A. HAUSLER SCHOLARSHIP

Gary Carman, class of 1974, established this scholarship in 1995 in honor of the legendary Professor Richard A. Hausler. This partial tuition scholarship is awarded annually to a law student with an interest in contract law.

MARY T. HENNESSY SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is awarded to a student who is pursuing a career in tax or corporate law, is performing well academically, and exhibits potential for leadership and professional success.

IRVING (PETE) M. AND CECELIA M. HERRMANN LAW SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship fund was established in 1993 by Cecelia M. Herrmann to provide a deserving law student with a partial tuition scholarship.

JOSEPH ISICOFF—ISICOFF, RAGATZ & KOENIGSBERG SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Established in 2004, this scholarship will be awarded to an academically qualified student. The recipient will be selected based on his/her academic record and leadership ability. It is the donors’ preference that it be awarded to students diagnosed with ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) or other learning disabilities.

KENNY, NACHWALTER, P.A., SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Established in 2004, this scholarship will be awarded to an academically qualified second- or third-year student who has excelled academically, has demonstrated financial need, and has expressed an interest in litigation.

CAROL KING SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 1985 by Dr. and Mrs. Irving R. Rutkin in memory of their daughter, Carol King, class of 1973, this partial scholarship is awarded at three-year intervals to an entering female student who demonstrates financial need and has a strong academic record.

NICOLE KLEBAN SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 1999 in memory of Nicole Kleban, a member of the class of 2000, the scholarship is awarded each year to a female student entering her second year.

KLUGER PERETZ KAPLAN & BERLIN SCHOLARSHIPS

The Miami law firm of Kluger Peretz Kaplan & Berlin provides for two annual awards. One goes to a meritorious entering student, who can retain the award throughout the three years of law school. The scholarship is awarded every third year. The other is awarded each year to a student who has excelled in three semesters of law study, does not already have a significant scholarship, and has an interest in litigation, bankruptcy, intellectual property or transactional law practice.

GERALD KOGAN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

The Gerald Kogan Endowed Scholarship supports the studies of law students who demonstrate the integrity, scholarship and devotion to public service characterized by the former Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice’s exemplary career in the law.

HONORABLE BARBARA LEVENSON SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Established in 1986 by Robert K. Levenson in honor of his wife, Judge Barbara Levenson, class of 1981, this partial tuition scholarship is awarded annually to a mature female student in the Law School.

THOMAS E. AND DOROTHY BARTSHE McDOUGALL SCHOLARSHIPS

These partial scholarships, established by Thomas E. McDougall in 1974, are awarded annually to deserving second- and third year students on the basis of merit and need.

MORRIS LAW FUND SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established through a bequest from the estate of Arthur J. Morris, originator of Morris Plan Consumer Banking and holder of an honorary doctor of law degree from UM Law.

DANIEL E. MURRAY LAW REVIEW SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship fund was established in 2004 in memory of the late Professor Daniel E. Murray, who taught at the Law School for 39 years, serving as faculty advisor to the Law Review for 29 years. This award is granted annually to a student of commercial law based on academic merit.

LENORE CARRERO NESBITT SCHOLARSHIP FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

Family and friends established this endowed scholarship in 2002 with the assistance of a leadership gift from the Coral Gables law firm Hanzman & Criden, P.A. Honoring the late Lenore Carrero Nesbitt (J.D. ‘57), U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, the scholarship is awarded annually to a law student who embodies the ideals of scholarship, professionalism, and public service to which Judge Nesbitt devoted her life.

CLAUDE M. OLDS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship fund was established in 1989 as a result of a bequest by Claude M. Olds. Scholarships are awarded each year to students in the J.D. program or the LL.M. program in comparative law (including foreign students).

PARENTI, FALK, WAAS, HERNANDEZ & CORTINA, P.A.

Established in 2004, this scholarship will be awarded to an academically qualified second- or third-year student with an interest in trial practice. The recipient will be selected based on his/her academic record and leadership potential.

PAUL, LANDY, BEILEY & HARPER SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship was established in 1986 by the former Miami law firm of Paul, Landy, Beiley & Harper, P.A. It is awarded to either a second- or third-year student who possesses an exemplary academic record, has demonstrated leadership ability and active community involvement, and intends to practice law in the South Florida area.

LOUIS PHILLIPS SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Established in 1992 through the generosity of the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida, this fund provides scholarships to second- or third-year students with demonstrated need, academic merit, and an interest in the bankruptcy field. The scholarship receives additional funds annually from proceeds of the Bankruptcy Skills Workshop, which is presented by the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida at the Law School each year.

THE GENEVIEVE & MAURICE REVITZ SCHOLARSHIP MEMORIAL

This scholarship was established in 2005.  The scholarship was established in memory of Genevieve and Maurice Revitz and will be awarded to a deserving law student.

FLORENCE T. ROBBINS-GREENBERG, TRAURIG, HOFFMAN, LIPOFF, ROSEN & QUENTEL, P.A., SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The Robbins Fund was established in memory of Florence T. Robbins, class of 1980, by her husband, Lawrence Robbins, their sons, family, and friends, and the Greenberg, Traurig law firm.  This scholarship is awarded at three-year intervals to a deserving first-year female law student.

LAWRENCE B. RODGERS-M. MINNETTE MASSEY SCHOLARSHIP

Lawrence B. Rodgers , class of 1967, established this scholarship in 1997 as a tribute to Professor M. Minnette Massey, current member of the Law School faculty and former acting dean.

RUDEN MCCLOSKY SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established in December 2004.  The scholarship will be awarded to an academically qualified second or third year student who has excelled academically, has demonstrated financial need, with preference being given to minority students.

PRISCILLA JEWETT SCHNELLER SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship fund was established in 1996 as a result of a bequest by Priscilla Schneller. It is awarded annually to law students with physical disabilities or financial need.

GAIL D. & JOSEPH H. SEROTA SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship fund was created Gail F. & Joseph H. Serota in December 2005 to provide an award to a second or third year student based on merit and need.

THE J. DONALD AND AGNES E. SHOECRAFT LAW SCHOLARSHIPS

This scholarship fund was created by Agnes E. Shoecraft in 1961 to provide partial awards to deserving law students in their second or third years.

MARION E. SIBLEY SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship was established in 1986 by Mr. and Mrs. Cal Kovens in memory of Miami attorney Marion E. Sibley. It is awarded to a first-, second-, or third-year student who has demonstrated significant financial need, exceptional academic achievement, strength of character, and the potential for making a substantial contribution to the legal profession and society.

KATHRYN D. SOWLE SCHOLARSHIP

Open to both J.D. and LL.M. students (including foreign students), this scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding student in Torts who would most benefit from the stipend.

JUDGE EUGENE P. SPELLMAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This fund was established in 1991 by the American Immigration Law Foundation; Law School professors Irwin Stotzky and Bruce Winick; attorneys Ira J. Kurzban and Robert E. Juceam; and the law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson in honor of U.S. District Court Judge Eugene P. Spellman. It provides partial tuition scholarships to first-, second-, or third-year students who are of Haitian origin and who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.

MARIEL MELISSA SAUNDERSON (SMITH) SPENCER SCHOLARSHIP

Established in memory of a member of the class of 1996, the scholarship is awarded to a second- or third-year female J.D. student or female LL.M. student. Criteria include 3.0 or higher grade point average, an interest in practicing in the field of taxation, and financial need.

WESLEY ALBA STURGES SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 1962 by students, alumni, and friends in honor of Wesley Alba Sturges, a former dean of the School of Law, this partial scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving second- or  third-year student on the basis of merit and need.

TAX SECTION OF THE FLORIDA BAR J.D. SCHOLARSHIP

Established through the generosity of the Tax Section of the Florida Bar, this scholarship is awarded annually to a second- or third-year J.D. student who has a strong academic record and a demonstrated interest in tax.

MARCO A. VAZQUEZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Established in 1996 in memory of Marco A. Vazquez, a 1993 graduate of the School of Law, the Marco A. Vazquez Scholarship is awarded annually to an academically qualified third-year law student who has completed the Law School’s Litigation Skills Program and who has demonstrated financial need. Selection of the recipient is made in December each year; the award is credited toward the student’s tuition for his/her final semester. Preference is given to Cuban-American students.

ROBERT H. WATERS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship was established in 2002 to honor the late Professor Robert H. Waters, a faculty member for over 30 years and mentor to countless students. He founded The James Weldon Johnson Summer Institute, an enrichment program for minority students entering the Law School. In his honor, the Institute has been renamed The James Weldon Johnson/Robert H. Waters Summer Institute.

WHITE & CASE LLP SCHOLARSHIP

The Miami law firm of White & Case LLP provides for two annual awards. One goes to a second year student and one to a third year student, whose academic averages place them in the top 10% of their respective classes.

WICKER, SMITH, TUTAL, O’HARA, MCCOY, GRAHAM & FORD, P.A. SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Established in 2003, this scholarship will be awarded to an academically talented second- or third-year student. The recipient will be selected based on his/her academic record and leadership potential.

EDWIN WILLINGER SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This scholarship fund was established in 1993 as a result of a bequest by Edwin Willinger. It is awarded annually to a deserving law student on the basis of need.

HUGH L. WOOD JR – QUINTAIROS, PRIETO, WOOD & BOYER, P.A. ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Hugh L. Wood Jr., JD ’94, was one of the founding partners of the firm, Quintaros, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A..  This scholarship was established in memory and honor of his commitment to higher education.

ANN WRENN-KING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This memorial fund, established by friends and colleagues of Ann Wrenn-King, class of 1984, provides a scholarship for a deserving female student, preferably one enrolled in the School’s part-time division.

THE ZBAR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Established in 1993 by a bequest from philanthropists Abe and Sadie Zbar in memory of their son, Allan Louis, who was the Chief Legal Officer at Lowry Air Force Base, it will provide partial tuition scholarships to students on the basis of financial need and academic merit.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS

A limited number of scholarships and fellowships are available in the various graduate programs for students with financial need and strong academic records.  For further information, interested applicants should write to the directors of the particular graduate programs to which they are seeking admission.

RAFAEL C. BENITEZ SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR GRADUATES OF FOREIGN LAW SCHOOLS

Established by family and friends of the late Professor Rafael C. Benitez,  this scholarship commemorates Benitez’s vision for global education and his deep commitment to the education of foreign law students. At the Law School, Benitez founded the Comparative Law LL.M. program, the Inter-American Law LL.M. program, and the Lawyer of the Americas (now known as the Inter-American Law Review.) This scholarship is awarded to a graduate of a foreign law school who is enrolled in one of the Law School’s International and Foreign LL.M. Programs.

PHILIP E. HECKERLING SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR THE ESTATE PLANNING PROGRAM

This fund, established in 1987, honors the late Professor Philip E. Heckerling, long-time faculty member and director of the Law School’s Institute on Estate Planning. It is awarded annually to the applicant with the highest grade point average who intends to enroll in the School’s LL.M. program in estate planning. The applicant pool is restricted to currently enrolled J.D. students and Law School alumni who graduated within the last three years.

MEL & BONNIE MORGENSTERN/SEMET LICKSTEIN, MORGENSTERN, BERGER & FRIEND ANNUAL GRADUATE TAX PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP

The Mel & Bonnie Morgenstern/ Semet, Lickstein, Morgenstern, Berger & Friend Annual Graduate Tax Program Scholarship provides partial tuition scholarships for students enrolled in the graduate program in taxation.

TAX SECTION OF THE FLORIDA BAR LL.M. GRADUATE TAX SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Established through the generosity of the Tax Section of the Florida Bar, this award will be given to a student enrolled in the LL.M. graduate tax program. The recipient will be selected based on a combination of merit, need, and proven dedication to tax law.