Other Applicant Scholarships
The following list includes several scholarships that applicants and continuing students may want to pursue.
American Indian Graduate Center
To qualify, be an enrolled member of a U.S. federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaskan Native group or possess one-fourth degree Indian blood from a federally recognized tribe. Be pursuing a graduate degree, demonstrate financial need, and must apply for federal financial aid at your college. Applicants must submit an essay as described in the application packet. Contact AIGC via their website or by telephone at 505.881.4584.
Mr. and Mrs. William D. James Foundation Scholarships
Income from this trust has been designated for scholarships to students who have been residents of the Sacramento area for ten consecutive years or more and who, without such aid, could not continue their education at Pacific McGeorge School of Law. Open to all students including those in Graduate Programs. Sacramento areas include: Auburn, Bryte, Broderick, Cameron Park, Carmichael, Citrus Heights, Davis, El Dorado Hills, Elk Grove, Fair Oaks, Folsom, Loomis, Orangevale, Rancho Cordova Rocklin, Roseville, Sacramento, West Sacramento, Wilton and Woodland. Apply.
Nevada Endowed Scholarship
Alumni conducting their legal practice in the State of Nevada established the endowment fund in 1987 through annual gift support, intending that proceeds from this fund be distributed among entering and continuing students enrolled from Nevada. The annual amount awarded is governed by the earnings on this endowment fund. Criteria for scholarship awards will be established, or adjusted from time to time, by Nevada alumni who are also members of the Alumni Association's Board of Directors.
Criteria: Applicants must be, have been, or intend to become residents of Nevada. Special consideration will be given to students who have lived in Nevada or are applying from a Nevada undergraduate university, and to students enrolled at Pacific McGeorge and are active participants in the Nevada Students Association. Students should have a demonstrated financial need.
Oak Park Neighborhood Scholarship
The Oak Park Neighborhood Scholarship is a full tuition only scholarship for a qualified full or part time J.D. student (maximum 88 units). The tuition only scholarship is renewable as long as the student is in good academic standing and remains a resident of Oak Park. To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must reside in the Oak Park neighborhood of Sacramento, CA and must be a resident of the Oak Park neighborhood for three continuous years prior to matriculation at University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law. Applicants will be required to submit proof of residency. (Applicants may qualify if the applicant was away at college and the Oak Park address is their primary address.) Applicants must meet all other J.D. application requirements and deadlines, as outlined on the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law website, and must be admitted to the J.D. program. For consideration, please submit the requisite information to firstname.lastname@example.org by July1, 2014. The scholarship will be awarded on a first come, first service basis. One new scholarship will be awarded to an incoming student each academic year. Questions may be directed to email@example.com.
Rhode Island Bar Foundation
A one-time non renewable scholarship for an applicant entering law school in the 2012-2013 academic year who is a Rhode Island resident. Applications are available at the Pacific McGeorge Financial Aid Office or go to the Rhode Island Bar Foundation website.
Robert, Aimee & Rosalie Asher Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2003 through the estate of the late Rosalie Asher, a 1940 Pacific McGeorge graduate. Her primary reason for establishing the scholarship was to honor her father. He wanted to attend law school but had to work and couldn't afford to go. Through this scholarship fund, Ms. Asher wants to make available to other law school hopefuls the opportunity that was denied her father. The scholarship is named for Ms. Asher's parents and herself. The only criterion is that the applicant be a first-year student with financial need.