Second & Third Year Scholarships
Opportunities for scholarship don't end with the offer of admission. Our second and third year students are considered for a number of awards. Applicants are encouraged to contact such organizations directly for information. A free scholarship search is also available online at www.fastweb.com and at www.rischolarships.org. Additionally, many local bar associations, corporations, community groups and fraternal organizations offer scholarships and grants to law students.
Professor Esther Clark Endowed ScholarshipClick to Open
Generously funded through a gift from Esther and John Clark, the Professor Esther Clark Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a rising second year student on the basis of outstanding academic performance.
Gary L. Bahr Memorial ScholarshipClick to Open
The Gary L. Bahr Memorial Scholarship is named in memory of Professor Gary L. Bahr, a member of the founding faculty at Roger Williams University School of Law and the first Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, who passed away July 7, 1999. Awarded annually, this endowed scholarship is given to a first year student. This scholarship recognizes the student who received the highest combined academic average in Contracts and Torts.
Law Alumni Association ScholarshipsClick to Open
In 2019, two $5,000 Law Alumni Association Scholarships will be awarded to two deserving law students who have completed their first year of study based on academic merit and demonstrated financial need. 2019 Candidate Criteria and Application
RIAJ's Justice Joseph R. Weisberger Endowed ScholarshipClick to Open
Established in 1992, the RIAJ's Justice Joseph R. Weisberger Endowed Scholarship, funded with generous support from the Rhode Island Association for Justice, is awarded to a law student. Deserving recipients are selected based on their demonstrated interest in Trial or other Legal Advocacy courses and must be a student of high academic achievement.
Thurgood Marshall Memorial ScholarshipClick to Open
The Thurgood Marshall Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a law student who has completed his/her second-year curriculum and has demonstrated academic merit and financial need.