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 and

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.

Austern Writing Competition – Intended to encourage law students interested in the areas of law affecting FDA-regulated industries: food, drugs, animal drugs, biologics, cosmetics, diagnostics, dietary supplements, medical devices, veterinary devices, cannabis, or tobacco. Applications accepted through June 19, 2020.

Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship – To support the development of intellectual property lawyers from diverse backgrounds.

Bradley Beman Scholarship – One-time award of $1,000 to the student who best describes the process through which a university can most efficiently delivery first class mental healthcare of the highest quality to its student body.  Submission deadline is August 1, 2020.

Florin|Roebig Scholarship Essay Contest – $5,000 scholarship for Fall 2020 for full-time students pursuing a law related degree.  First, second and third place prizes are available through an essay contest, highlighting a subject that the firm is highly involved in which is sexual harassment prevention.  The firm believes that all students, especially those wanting to be involved in law should be passionate about social issues.  Applications must be received by July 1, 2020.

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 250-word essay online no later than April 15. 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 before June 10.

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 2020 semester.  Applications must be received no later than Friday, July 31, 2020.

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 31, 2020.


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.

Ms. Betty Harper, Financial Aid Counselor or James Artley, Dean of Students

(904) 516-8660