Scholarships & Student Awards

University of Arizona Law strives to provide students with a legal education of the highest quality at competitive tuition rates for residents and nonresidents. Students tell us that financial support is one of the most important factors that influence their decision to attend University of Arizona Law. In any given year, roughly 75-85% of JD students receive a scholarship.

Your support ensures the next generation of leaders and lawyers have the opportunity to pursue their dreams without financial burden. 

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To learn about starting a new scholarship or award or how to give to an existing scholarship, award, or fund not listed here, contact Megan O'Leary, director of development, at moleary@arizona.edu or (520) 626-1330.

Law College Association Scholarship and Student Award Funds

Awarded to students with inspiring community service.

Awarded to any incoming law student, with preference given to those who demonstrate a desire to pursue a career in public interest, especially with regard to civil rights, equal rights for women, immigrants and minorities, and education; are first in family to pursue Law degree; and/or demonstrate financial need.

This scholarship is awarded to needy and worthy Law students.

Awarded to deserving students who demonstrate high academic achievement and commitment to social justice.

Scholarship awarded to a 2L or 3L who excelled in study of Federal Courts.

Established by the JD Class of 1969. This scholarship is awarded to a student who best exemplifies the spirit of the Carpenters.

Awarded to students who demonstrate financial need and potential for success in the study of law.

Awarded to students on basis of both merit and financial need.

Awarded to a deserving law student who demonstrates academic performance, integrity and sense of professionalism, financial need, and demonstrated potential for contributions to the law, the profession and the community.

Awarded to a 2L or 3L Law student who demonstrates financial need. Particular consideration will be given to students with a non-traditional background, or who are a parent of a dependent child. Preference will be given to students with interest in Juvenile and Family Law.

Scholarship will be awarded to a student with a demonstrated aptitude in Tort Law.

Awarded to a graduating student with demonstrated financial need and passion for Criminal Defense Law. Preference is given to Arizona residents and Veterans.

Named in honor of David Berkeley Babbitt (’72), this scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate financial need and the potential for success in the study of law.

Established to support enrolled students at The University of Arizona with a BA in Law major. 

This scholarship is awarded to students that demonstrate high academic achievement.

Awarded to a graduating student with the highest overall academic achievement for three years.

This scholarship is awarded to the top student in Antitrust course and is awarded the semester following performance.

Any enrolled JD student that demonstrates considerable potential and achievement is eligible for this scholarship.

Awarded to the best advocates in the final round of the Fegtly Moot Court Competition. 

Awarded to entering Law students with academic achievement and financial need; preference is given to Arizona residents.

Awarded to a continuing student based upon merit or need.

Awarded to students with financial need, who have demonstrated commitment to community service. (i.e. volunteer efforts, clinical work).

Eligible students for this scholarship must be an 1) Arizona resident or child of an AZ resident, 2) University of Arizona graduate, 3) College athlete, or 4) First in family to attend college or graduate school.

Awarded to students who demonstrate financial need and academic promise.

Awarded to students who demonstrate an interest in labor or employment law.

Scholarship awarded to a deserving Law student.

Award given to student based on accomplishments, service, and commitment to future public service.

Awarded to deserving students with high academic achievement and potential for success in the study of Law.

Awarded to needy law students with a teaching background.

Awarded to highly qualified incoming students with financial need.

Awarded to the top student in each section of Corporations (Business Organizations).

Awarded to a student who has provided the greatest service to the College of Law.

Awarded to 3L Law student who has demonstrated potential for contributions in the areas of Bankruptcy and/or Consumer Law and Legal Profession, academic performance, integrity and sense of professionalism, financial need and community service.

Awarded to a graduating law student who will enroll in a graduate degree-granting program and demonstrates promise of contributing to the legal profession.

Named in honor of the late Honorable Valdemar A. Cordova (’50), who was the first Hispanic Federal Judge in the U.S. Court for the District of Arizona. This scholarship is awarded to a JD student who demonstrates a commitment to serving the Hispanic community.

Awarded to deserving students who demonstrate high academic achievement and potential for success in the study of Law.

Awarded to JD students who have engaged in past public service or public interest activities, and have interest in advancing social justice. Preference is given to students with a demonstrated interest in a career in Immigration or Environmental Law and Policy.

Awarded to a deserving student who demonstrates financial need, high academic achievement, and the potential for success in the study of law. When possible, preference is given to students who attended Notre Dame, Holy Cross, St. Mary's, Brophy College Prep, or Xavier College Prep.

Awarded to law students and post-grad students based upon outstanding scholarship and enduring achievement in areas of International and Business Law.

Awarded to law students on the basis of both financial need and academic achievement.

Scholarship given to a law student with need and a good sense of humor

Named in honor of Ralph W. Bilby (’20), this scholarship is awarded to students with demonstrated financial need. A preference may be given to students who are married.

Awarded to students interested in Immigration Law with a preference for students who have worked with Latin American communities.

Awarded to a 2L or 3L student who has evidenced a strong proficiency in legal writing skills during 1L or 2L year.

Awarded to students interested in Natural Resources Law with consideration of financial need.

Awarded to students who demonstrate high academic achievement and potential for success in the study of Law.

Awarded to students who show promise in the area of advocacy.

Award given to a student who made the greatest contribution to the College of Law.

This scholarship is awarded to a top Arizona resident in each first-year criminal procedure class.

Awarded to graduating students who will be entering the public sector or public interest work upon graduation, and have demonstrated financial need.

Awarded to students that demonstrate financial need.

Awarded to 2L or 3L students who have demonstrated an interest in, and commitment to, the field of water and natural resources law.

Awarded to a deserving student who demonstrates high academic achievement and the potential for success in the study of law.

Awarded to 2L or 3L Law students. Selection will be based upon academic achievement, documented interest in Criminal Justice (e.g. class work, papers, clinics, clerkships, internships), an interest in pursing a career in Criminal Justice, and documented financial need.

Awarded to JD students who have engaged in past leadership and community involvement while demonstrating an interest in the outdoors. Student must be an AZ resident; preference is given to students who have experience with the Boy/Girl Scouts.

Awarded to a JD student who demonstrates financial need and has shown public or community service involving underserving individuals or groups. Preference given to student interested in pursuing Business or Tax Law.

Awarded to deserving students who express commitment to issues relating to women's rights, animal rights, environmental justice and the poor.

Awarded to students who demonstrate high academic achievement and potential for success in the study of Law.

This scholarship will be awarded to a student who is the primary caregiver of a dependent child and who demonstrates financial need.

Awarded to 3L student who is an Arizona resident, demonstrates documented financial need, and intends to pursue a career in public service. Students interested in pursuing a career in prosecution are highly encouraged to apply.

Established in 2014 in honor of Judge Lawrence Huerta to provide financial support and assistance to Native American law students at the University of Arizona College of Law

Awarded to a student with outstanding civility and high ethical standards in the area of trial advocacy.

This scholarship is reserved for a needy and deserving Law student.

This scholarship is available to Law students who demonstrate financial need.

Awarded to 2L or 3L student who has demonstrated academic achievement, financial need and an interest in public service.

Awarded to students that demonstrate financial need.

Awarded to students with financial need, who display Tracy's traits of courage, wisdom, dignity, humanity and concerns for others.

This scholarship is awarded to needy and worthy Law students.

Awarded to an IPLP law student who embodies the qualities of outstanding scholarship and service. 

Awarded to a JD student with demonstrated interest in Environmental or Energy Law with preference for those interested in nuclear energy.

Students that are eligible for this scholarship must show significant financial hardship.

Awarded to incoming students with high academic achievement with preference to Arizona residents.

Awarded to a student who exhibits an outstanding ability in the area of trial advocacy.

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