Scholarships

Florida Coastal School of Law offers a variety of scholarships to assist incoming students with the cost of tuition. Scholarships range from $3,500 to $35,000 per year and are now awarded to both full-time and part-time students. 

These scholarships are awarded by the Office of Admissions at the time that your application is reviewed.

Private Scholarships

In addition to the scholarships offered by Coastal Law, many private organizations offer scholarships to new and returning law students. We encourage all students to research scholarship options to assist with defraying the cost of their legal education.

The Florida Coastal School of Law Foundation also provides scholarships.  Click here for more information on those opportunities.

The following scholarships below are unaffiliated with Coastal Law.  Please contact the scholarship provider directly for questions and to apply. If any scholarship offer requests that you send money to them, it is not reputable.  A variety of private scholarships can be located via the internet. Two trusted scholarship searches are www.fastweb.com and http://www.scholarships.com/.

American Bar Association – The ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship grants 10-20 incoming diverse law students with $15,000 of financial assistance over the course of their three years in law school.

Justice Pays – The Justice Pays scholarship has a grand prize of $1,000 for the student that best showcases their interest in pursuing a degree. 

Drew Lewis, PC – This $1,000 essay-based scholarship where the student describes an experience in which they were confronted with taking an unpopular position by helping a vulnerable, helpless or powerless person.

One Lawyer Can Change the World $10,000 Scholarship – BARBRI Law Preview is proud to offer one hard-working law student a $10,000 scholarship toward their first year tuition. As part of the application process, each student must submit a 500-word essay online no later than June 1, 2021. The scholarship recipient will be chosen by the Chair of the ABA’s Young Lawyers Division, and the award will be paid directly to the student’s law school.  Notification takes place on or July 16, 2021.

The Reeves Law Group – Offered to future law students in their senior undergrad year and students currently in law school. The scholarship awards $5,000 to the student that delivers a winning presentation or authors a winning essay in the Reeves Law Group annual scholarship contest. Students must apply by December 15.

Sutliff & Stout, Injury and Accident Law Firm – Law School Scholarship – The student will write an essay answering the question “Why do you want to study law?” and the most compelling and articulate writer, as judged by the staff at Sutliff & Stout, will receive $1,500.  Applicants must be enrolled or accepted into an ABA accredited law school in the U.S. as of the Fall 2021 semester.  Applications must be received no later than Friday, July 30, 2021.

Sutliff & Stout, Injury and Accident Law Firm – Diversity in Law Scholarship – To do our part toward promoting diversity within the legal profession, we are offering an annual $1,500 minority scholarship to be put toward legal education costs.  We are asking applicants to write an essay answer the question “How will your law degree help your community?”.  To qualify, candidates must be accepted to, or currently enrolled in an accredited law school or paralegal program.  Applications must be received no later than Friday, July 30, 2021.

 

We encourage you to contact our office if you have any questions concerning scholarships or financial aid at Florida Coastal School of Law. Appointments are not necessary.

Betty Harper, Financial Aid Counselor or James Artley, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

(904) 516-8660
financialaid@fcsl.edu

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