Scholarships From Alumni & Friends

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In some cases, not every scholarship is awarded each academic year and dollar amounts may vary based on the availability of funds. Disbursement of funds is contingent upon full-time enrollment, unless otherwise specified, and scholarships are renewable as long as individual scholarship criteria are met.

Alex R. Laster Endowed Schoalrship

The Alexander R. Laster Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2009 in loving memory of Alexander R. Laster, JD'03. Alex had a wonderful sense of humor and a strong commitment to family and friends and loved the law. He was equally passionate about sports and life. The scholarship is awarded to a second or third year law student who has demonstrated financial need, exceptional academic achievement and strength of character. Preference will be given to students who have an interest in politics and/or sports law.

Ann Wrenn-King Memorial Scholarship

This memorial fund, established by friends and colleagues of Ann Wrenn-King, class of 1984, provides a scholarship for a deserving female student, preferably one enrolled in the School's part-time division.

Andrew Leinoff Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2013. This award is to be given to provide scholarship assistance to students based on need at the University of Miami School of Law. Preference will be given to students who have an interest in pursuing a career in family law.

Armando Alejandre Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2004 in memory of the late Armando Alejandre, who attended the Law School from 1988 to 1990. The scholarship will be awarded to a mature second- or third-year student who had had work experience and demonstrates financial need. Preference will be given to individuals who have served in the armed forces or have had public service experience.

Attorneys' Title Insurance Fund Endowed Scholarship

Established in December 2004, the Attorneys' Title Insurance Fund is awarded each year based on merit to a student enrolled in the LLM Program in Real Estate. Preference should be given to students who are members of the Florida Bar.

The Berger/Loevner Family Endowed Scholarship

The Berger/Loevner Family Endowed Scholarship was established in 2012. To be awarded at the discretion of the Dean to a student showing merit.

Bill Colson Scholarship

This fund was established in 1987 by prominent Miami attorney Bill Colson, class of 1948. It provides an outstanding black student, who has been awarded a partial Dean's Scholarship, an additional scholarship in the amount of $2,000. Special consideration is given to applicants who are graduates of Florida Memorial College and who have strong ties with South Florida.

Bilzin, Sumberg, Baena Price & Axelrod LLP Scholarship

Established in 2004, the Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP Scholarship will be awarded to academically qualified second or third year students, each of whom has a cumulative academic average within the top 10% of his/her class. In any event, at least one award recipient each year will be an incoming second year student.

Book Award

Selection made by the Dean.

C. C. Alloway Scholarship

This scholarship established in 2005 is to be awarded to a student who shows aptitude in constitutional law.

Carlton Fields Hope Fellow Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2007. The scholarship will be awarded to a rising second year law student based on Merit and each student's high level of interest in being involved in the implementation of H.O.P.E. pro bono projects and dedication to public service.

Carol King Scholarship

Established in 1985 by Dr. and Mrs. Irving R. Rutkin in memory of their daughter, Carol King, class of 1973, this partial scholarship is awarded at three-year intervals to an entering female student who demonstrates financial need and has a strong academic record.

Claude M. Olds Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship fund was established in 1989 as a result of a bequest by Claude M. Olds. Scholarships are awarded each year to students in the J.D. or LL.M. program in Comparative Law (including Foreign Students).

Cobb Scholarship

This scholarship was established to support persons who have demonstrated, through previous academic achievement of career choices, interest in capability in the field of economics or finance and the interrelationship between law and economics.

Cuban American Foundation Scholarship

Established by the members of the Cuban American Bar Foundation and the administration of the University of Miami School of Law in 1987, this partial scholarship is awarded each year to a law student who has distinguished himself/herself academically through research, writing and/or service oriented activities to the Cuban American community.

Daniel Gaubatz

This is not a donor awarded scholarship. This scholarship is awarded by the Law Review.

Daniel E. Murray Law Review Scholarship Fund

This scholarship fund was established in 2004 in memory of the late Professor Daniel E. Murray, who taught at the Law School for 39 years, serving as faculty advisor to the Law Review for 29 years. This award is granted annually to a student of commercial law based on academic merit.

Daniel S. Pearson Scholarship

Established by the friends and family of Pearson to honor his memory in 2003. The Daniel S. Pearson Endowed Scholarship will assist UM Law students who show great promise as trial lawyers, are dedicated to public service, and are committed to the highest standards of professionalism.

Dennis Lynch Scholarship

Through the generosity of former students, colleagues and friends, the School of Law established the Dennis O. Lynch Endowed Scholarship Fund in 2008. The scholarship pays tribute to Dennis Lynch for his constant dedication and loyal support of the School of Law, as a scholar, professor, dean and dear friend. During his tenure as Dean, the School of Law not only gained prominence, but the quality of its programs, students and faculty greatly increased and the School's endowment more than doubled. Established to a law student at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee.

Devang Desai Law Scholarship

The Devang Desai Law Scholarship was established in 2012. Preference given to a rising second or third year law students based on need, merit (minimum 3.0 GPA), demonstrated leadership and service either in government, military service, community or service to their academic institution.

Edward D. Berger Scholarship

The Edward D. Berger Scholarship Fund, established in 1987 by family and friends, is a memorial to Edward David Berger, class of 1984. Awarded at three-year intervals, it provides a scholarship to a first year student with strong academic credentials.

Edwin Willinger Scholarship

This scholarship fund was established in 1993 as a result of a bequest by Edwin Willinger. It is awarded annually to a deserving law student on the basis of need.

Eileen G. Breier Scholarship

Sole criteria is need. To be determined by the Dean of the law school.

Ethel & Walter Beckham Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded each year to a student enrolled in the University of Miami School of Law J.D. program at the discretion of the Dean of the Law School.

Falk, Waas, Hernandez & Cortina, P.A. Scholarship

The Parenti, Falk, Waas, Hernandez & Cortina Scholarship, established in 2004, will be awarded to an academically qualified second or third year student who has expressed an interest in trial practice. The recipient will be selected based on his/her academic record and leadership potential.

Felenstein Scholarship

This scholarship fund was established in 2006. It is to be awarded annually to law students based on academic merit and need. Preference given to students from a less developed country who would not otherwise have the financial means to attend the University's LL.M. Program in Comparative Law.

Florence T. Robbins Scholarship

The Florence T. Robbins-Greenberg, Traurig, Hoffman, Lipoff, Rosen & Quentel, P. A., Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Florence T. Robbins, class of 1980, by her husband, Lawrence Robbins, their sons, family, and friends, Greenberg, Traurig law firm. This scholarship is awarded at three-year intervals to a deserving first-year female law student.

Florida Chapter of the Americal Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Scholarship

Established in 1993, the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial lawyers Scholarship Fund provides a tuition scholarship to a first, second, or third year student on the basis of academic merit and a demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in family law.

Francisco R. & Georgina Angones Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship fund was established in 2010. It is to be awarded annually to law students based on need and demonstrated leadership and public service with preference given to students of Cuban-American descent.

G. Kirk Haas Humanitarian Award

In 1998 The Florida Bar established the G. Kirk Haas Humanitarian Award and Scholarship. This award was established in the memory of G. Kirk Haas, a member of The Florida Bar who practiced in Miami. The award is presented to a second year student who demonstrates an exceptionally high degree of integrity and professionalism and concern for others.

Gaebe, Mullen, Antonelli & DiMatteo Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a student with financial need, interested in litigation skills, scholarship and community service leadership. The recipient will be selected by the director of Litigation Skills Program and the Dean of the Law School.

Garcia Amador Scholarship

Awarded to a deserving graduate level foreign student enrolled in the Foreign Law Program.

Genovese Joblove & Battista, P.A. Scholarship

This scholarship fund was established in 2010. Scholarship shall be awarded, when possible, to a student or students in financial need with prior military experience.

George David Gold Scholarship

The George David Gold Scholarship was established in 1982 by relatives, friends, classmates, and associates in memory of George David Gold, class of 1968. This scholarship is awarded annually, on the basis of merit, to a third year student who has demonstrated interest and excellence in the field of criminal law and procedure.

George N. and Diana T. Leader Scholarship

The Leader Scholarship was established in 2007 by George N. Leader to provide scholarship dollars to students based solely on need.

Gerald Kogan Endowed Scholarship

The Judge Kogan scholarship supports the studies of law students who demonstrate the integrity, scholarship and devotion to public service characterized by the former Florida Supreme Court chief Justice's exemplary career in the law.

Gerard Ehrich Scholarship

This scholarship honors the memory of Gerard Ehrich, class of 1953. Established in 1992 by his family and friends, the scholarship provides partial tuition to a second or third year student who demonstrates academic merit and financial need and who has not received a significant prior scholarship award.

Greenstein Family Schoalrship

This scholarship was established by Richard Greenstein JD '80 in 2011 to provide scholarship dollars to an incoming first year student that demonstrates financial need and attends the School of Law as an out-of-state student. This is a one year award.

Gregg D. Wenzel Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2005 in memory of Gregg D. Wenzel, a 1994 graduate of the School of Law. This scholarship will be used to assist those students who have demonstrated a commitment to the highest standards of professionalism, recognize the value of public service and have overcome great obstacles to acquire a legal education.

Henry Latimer Scholarship

This scholarship fund was established in March 2007. This scholarship is to be awarded to (JD or LLM) minority students who demonstrate merit and need. Preference may be given to students of African-American or Caribbean decent.

Honorable Barbara Levenson Scholarship

Established in 1986 by Robert K. Levenson in honor of his wife, Judge Barbara Levenson, class of 1986, this partial tuition scholarship is awarded annually to a mature female student in the Law School.

Honorable Theodore Klein

The Honorable Theodore Klein scholarship provides funding for a second or third year student that exhibits excellent oral and written advocacy. Demonstrate a commitment to public service and has financial need.

Hugh L. Wood Endowed Scholarship

Hugh L. Wood Jr., JD '94, was one of the founding partners of the firm, Quintaros, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.. This scholarship was established in memory and honor of his commitment to higher education.

Irving M. & Cecelia M. Hermann Law Scholarship

The Irving M. and Cecelia M. Herrmann Law Scholarship Fund was established in 1993 by Cecelia M. Herrmann to provide a deserving law student with a partial tuition scholarship.

J. Donald and Agnes E. Shoecraft Law Scholarship

This scholarship was created by Agnes E. Shoecraft in 1961 to provide partial awards to deserving law students in their second or third years.

James E. Doyle Scholarship

The scholarship was originally started as the Mary Doyle Award and changed in 1993 to the James E. Doyle Scholarship. It is awarded annually to a graduating student who, in the opinion of the faculty, embodies overall leadership, scholarship, and service and who has indicated by his or her record the potential for continued impact on the law, legal institution, and public welfare.

James L. Ferraro Scholarship

The James L. Ferraro Scholarship was established in 2008 and will be awarded in three year intervals to an incoming first year student (preferably of Italian-American descent) based on merit and financial need.

John F. Evans Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1989 in memory of John F. Evans, criminal defense attorney, former deputy chief of the U.S. Justice Department's Miami Strike Force, and founding partner of the Miami law firm of Zuckerman, Spaeder, Taylor and Evans. It is awarded each year to a first-, second-, or third-year student who has expressed an interest in trial practice. This scholarship is awarded by the litigation skills department.

Joseph Bogosian Award

Joseph H. Bogosian Endowed Leadership Award was established by Mr. Bogosian to recognize a rising 3L for her leadership and service to the school.

Joseph Isicoff, Ragatz & Koenigsberg Scholarship

Established in 2004, the Joseph Isicoff, Rabatz & Koenigsberg Scholarship Fund will be awarded to an academically qualified student. It is the Donors' preference that it be awarded to a student diagnosed with ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) or other learning disabilities.

Joseph Weinberger Endowed Scholarship

The Joseph Weinberger Endowed Scholarship was established in 2012. This award is to provide scholarship assistance to students enrolled in the joint J.D./M.M. in Music Business and Entertainment Industries Program. If the program is no longer in existence then the scholarship should be awarded to a student in the LL.M. in Estate Planning and/or Tax Law programs. It is the Donor's preference that the scholarship be awarded to a student whose religious affiliation is Jewish.

Judge Eugene P. Spellman Scholarship

This fund was established in 1991 by the American Immigration Law Foundation; Law School professors Irwin Stotzky and Bruce Winick; attorneys Ira J. Kurzban and Robert E. Juceam; and the law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson in honor of U.S. District Court Judge Eugene P. Spellman. It provides partial tuition scholarships to first-, second, or third-year students who are of Haitian origin and who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.

Judge Harvey Ford Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1995 in memory of Judge Harvey Ford, class of 1951, this scholarship is awarded annually to a student who has completed at least one full semester at the Law School with a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 or better, and who has demonstrated financial need.

Judge Henry L. Balaban Endowed Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Judge Henry L. Balaban Endowed Memorial Scholarship fund is awarded annually to a student who has demonstrated merit and financial need. This scholarship is renewable as long as these criteria are met.

Judge Maxine Cohen Lando Endowed Scholarship

The Judge Maxine Cohen Lando Endowed Scholarship was established in 2013, the scholarship is awarded to a second or third year law student based on merit and financial need, who has demonstrated an interest in pursuing a career in public service with preference given to a female student.

Judge Sidney M. Aronovitz Endowed Scholarship

Establish in 2012, the Judge Sidney M. Aronovitz Endowed Scholarship will be awarded to a student based on his/her character, academic performance, leadership and commitment to the law School of Law. Preference given to a person of the highest moral character befitting the recognition as the Judge Aronovitz Scholar.

Judy Fried Hyman Scholarship

Established in 2013, the Judy Fried Hyman Scholarship provides $2,500 to a female law student with financial need who is interested in becoming a litigator with preference given to someone who wants to be a public defender.

Judy Proller Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Proller Endowed Scholarship was established in 2007 by Judy Proller. The scholarship will is based on merit and financial need and will be used to award a mature female with preference given to single mothers.

Kapila Family Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship awards will be based on financial need and merit (G.P.A. requirement) and the following criteria shall be considered as the Donor's preference: US citizen, member of a minority group, maintaining GPA requirements, demonstrated interest in pursuing the field of Bankruptcy Law. Awarded to up to 2 students per year at the rate of $2,500 per student per year, though one student may receive the entire $5,000. Could be renewed but not a requirement.

Kenny, Nachwalter, P.A. Scholarship Fund

Established in 2004, the Kenny, Nachwalter, P.A. Scholarship will be awarded to an academically qualified second or third year student who has excelled academically, has demonstrated financial need and has expressed an interest in the litigation field.

Kluger, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen & Levine PL Scholarship

The Miami law firm of Kluger Peretz Kaplan & Berlin provides for two annual awards. One goes to a meritorious entering student, who can retain the award throughout the three years of law school. The scholarship is awarded every third year. The other is awarded each year to a student who has excelled in three semesters of law study, does not already have a significant scholarship, and has an interest in litigation, bankruptcy, intellectual property or transactional law practice.

Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton Schoalrship

Established in 1995 by one of Miami's leading law firms, this scholarship is awarded each semester to a second year minority law student with an interest in trial advocacy.

LAA Board Scholarship

Established in 2013, the LLA Board Scholarship was establish to award 10 students based on leadership and need. These 10 students would receive mentors from the LLA Board.

Lawrence B. Rodgers-M. Minnette Massey Scholarship

The Lawrence B. Rodgers-M. Minnette Massey Scholarship was established in 1997, by Lawrence B. Rodgers, class of 1997, as a tribute to Professor M. Minnette Massey, current member of the Law School faculty and former acting dean.

Leonore Carrero Nesbitt Scholarship for Public Service

Family and friends established this endowed scholarship in 2002 with the assistance of a leadership gift from the Coral Gables law firm Hanzman & Criden, P.A. Honoring the late Lenore Carrero Nesbitt (J.D. ‘57), U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, the scholarship is awarded annually to a law student who embodies the ideals of scholarship, professionalism, and public service to which Judge Nesbitt devoted her life.

Lewis Tein Scholarship

The Lewis Tein Scholarship was established in 2013. This scholarship is to be awarded to a second or third year law student who has demonstrated a commitment to the field of litigation and has exhibited academic excellence and ethical standards.

Linda Dakis JD '74 Memorial Scholarship

The Linda Dakis JD '74 Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2013 which provides a $2,500 award to a deserving student based on merit and need, with preference given to women who have an interest in the domestic violence field.

Litigation Skllls Faculty Donor Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2012. The scholarships are for 2Ls/rising 3Ls (Summer or Spring Semester) or 3Ls (Fall Semester). The criteria for the award is excellence in advocacy, professionalism and civility in the Litigation Skills I class and financial need. Recommendations are made by the faculty and the final determination is made by the Director of the Litigation Skills Program, in consultation with the Dean.

Louis Phillips Scholarship

The Louis Phillips Scholarship Fund was established in 1992 through the generosity of the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida, which provides scholarships to second or third year students with demonstrated need, academic merit, and an interest in the bankruptcy field. The scholarship receives additional funds annually from proceeds of the Bankruptcy Skills Workshop, which is presented by the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida at the Law School each year.

Marco A. Vazquez Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1996 in memory of Marco A. Vazquez, a 1993 graduate of the School of Law , the Marco A. Vazquez Scholarship is awarded annually to an academically qualified third-year law student who has completed the Law School 's Litigation Skills Program and who has demonstrated financial need. Selection of the recipient is made in December each year; the award is credited toward the student's tuition for his/her final semester. Preference is given to Cuban-American students.

Mariano JD/MBA/LLM Scholarship

The Mariano Endowment Scholarship award was established in March 2011 due to the generous donor gift of Steven M. Mariano, CEO and Chairman of Patriot National Insurance Group. This gift was created to assist student who are pursuing three degrees - a J.D., an LL.M. in taxation and an MBA – in just four years. Deserving students are selected at the discretion of the Dean, upon recommendation of the Director of the Tax Program at the School of Law.

Mariel Melissa Saunderson (Smith) Spencer Scholarship

Established in memory of a member of the class of 1996, the scholarship is awarded to a second- or third-year female J.D. student or female LL.M. student. Criteria include 3.0 or higher grade point average, an interest in practicing in the field of taxation, and financial need.

Marion E. Sibley Scholarship

The Marion E. Sibley Scholarship was established in 1986 by Mr. & Mrs. Cal Kovens in memory of Miami attorney Marion E. Sibley. It is awarded to a first, second or third year student who has demonstrated significant financial need, exceptional academic achievement, strength of character, and the potential for making a substantial contribution to the legal profession and society.

Martin Fine Scholarship

The Martin Fine Scholarship was established in 2012 to benefit a student who "makes a difference". This scholarship will be awarded to the best and the brightest second or third year law student who has a strong sense of community and desire to make a difference. The Dean will select top three finalist for consideration.

Martin J. Nash Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Martin J. Nash Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2013. This award will be given to a student in the Law Graduate Program in Taxation based on merit and need.

Mary T. Hennessy Scholarship

The Mary T. Hennessy Scholarship is awarded to a student who is pursuing a career in tax or corporate law, is performing well academically and exhibits potential for leadership and professional success.

Morris Law Fund Scholarship

The Morris Law Fund scholarship was established through a bequest from the estate of Arthur J. Morris, originator of the Morris Plan Consumer Banking and holder of an honorary doctor of law degree from the University of Miami Law School.

Nicole Kleban Scholarship

Established in 1999 in memory of Nicole Kleban, a member of the class of 2000, the scholarship is awarded each year to a female student entering her second year of law school.

Patricia Redmond Scholarship

The Patricia Redmond Scholarship was established in 2013. This scholarship is to be awarded to a second or third year law student based on need who have demonstrated leadership and service to the Elenor R. and Judge A. Jay Cristol Bankruptcy Pro Bono Assistance Clinic. in the amount of $2,500 per student.

Paul B. Anton Scholarship

Established in June 1982 with a gift from Maralyn A. Anton in memory of her husband, Paul B. Anton, class of 1952, this scholarship is awarded annually to a second or third year student who has financial need, a strong academic record, leadership ability, and the potential for making a substantial contribution to the legal profession.

Paul R. Gordon Scholarship

The Paul R. Gordon Scholarship, established in 1977 pursuant to a bequest from Paul R. Gordon, a retired New York attorney and prominent Miami Beach philanthropist and community leader, are awarded annually to deserving students on the basis of merit and need.

Paul, Landy, Beiley & Harper Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1986 by the former law firm of Paul, Landy, Beiley & Harper, P.A. It is awarded to either a second- or third-year student who possesses an exemplary academic record, has demonstrated leadership ability and active community involvement, and intends to practice law in the South Florida area.

Philip E. Heckerling Scholarship Fund

This fund, established in 1987, honors the late Professor Philip E. Heckerling, long-time faculty member and director of the Law School 's Institute on Estate Planning. It is awarded annually to the applicant with the highest grade point average who intends to enroll in the School's LL.M. program in estate planning. The applicant pool is restricted to currently enrolled J.D. students and Law School alumni who graduated within the last three years.

Podhurst, Orsek Scholarship

The Scholarship funds will be awarded each year to students based on their leadership potential and academic achievement. Preference will be given to students that have indicated an interest in trial work and have demonstrated need.

Priscilla Jewett Schneller Scholarship

Established by family and friends of the late Professor Rafael C. Benitez, this scholarship commemorates Benitez's vision for global education and his deep commitment to the education of foreign law students. At the Law School , Benitez founded the Comparative Law LL.M. program, the Inter-American Law LL.M. program, and the Lawyer of the Americas (now known as the Inter-American Law Review.) This scholarship is awarded to a graduate of a foreign law school who is enrolled in one of the Law School's International and Foreign LL.M. Programs.

Rafael C. Benitez Scholarship Fund

Established by family and friends of the late Professor Rafael C. Benitez, this scholarship commemorates Benitez's vision for global education and his deep commitment to the education of foreign law students. At the Law School , Benitez founded the Comparative Law LL.M. program, the Inter-American Law LL.M. program, and the Lawyer of the Americas (now known as the Inter-American Law Review.) This scholarship is awarded to a graduate of a foreign law school who is enrolled in one of the Law School 's International and Foreign LL.M. Programs.

Ralph Boyer Award

Established in memory of Ralph Boyer to be awarded in the Fall or Spring to a LLM student enrolled and excelling in the Real Property Program and related academic endeavors. The selection of the recipient should be selected by the Director of the Real Property Program.

Rev. Tryfon and Presbytera Eleni Theophilopoulos Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established in 2011. The recipient will be known as the Theophilopoulos Scholars. It is the Donor's intent that the selection of the students to receive this scholarship award will be made at the discretion of the Dean of the School of Law to current students who demonstrate financial need. It is the Donor's preference that the scholarship shall be given to students who are of Greek Orthodox descent or religion.

Richard A. Hausler Scholarship

The Richard A. Hausler Scholarship was established in 1995 by Gary Carman, class of 1974, in honor of the legendary Professor Richard A. Hausler. This partial tuition scholarship is awarded annually to a law student with an interest in contract law.

Richard L. Lapidus Endowed Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2012. Scholarship is to be awarded to a student at the School of Law who has demonstrated both aptitude in a legal career in litigation and who has excelled in Litigation Skills program and demonstrate a clear understanding of legal ethics.

Robert H. Waters Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established in 2002 to honor the late Professor Robert H. Waters, a faculty member for over 30 years and mentor to countless students.

Ronkin Family Scholarship

The Ronkin Family Scholarship was established in 2012. Preference given to students based on academic performance, and not financial need.

Scholarships and Fellowships for Graduate Students

A limited number of scholarships and fellowships are available in the various graduate programs for students with financial need and strong academic records. For further information, interested applicants should write to the directors of the particular graduate programs to which they are seeking admission.

Stearns Weaver/Shapiro Scholarship

This scholarship was established in the Spring of 2007 by Jay B. Shapiro. It is awarded annually to two law students. One from the rising second year class and the other from the rising third year class, based on merit and financial need.

Stearns Weaver/Weissler Scholarship

This scholarship was established in the Spring of 2007 by Robert I. Weissler. It is awarded annually to two law students. One from the rising second year class and the other from the rising third year class, based on merit and financial need.

Stephen Arky Scholarship

This memorial scholarship fund was established in 1985 by former law partners, family and friends of Stephen W. Arky. This scholarship is awarded at three-year intervals to a member of the entering class who possesses an outstanding academic record, leadership potential, and community awareness.

Tax Section of the Florida Bar J.D. Scholarship

This scholarship was established through the generosity of the Tax Section of the Florida Bar and is awarded annually to a second or third year J.D. student who has a strong academic record and a demonstrated interest in tax law.

Tax Section of the Florida Bar LL. M. Scholarship

Established through the generosity of the Tax Section of the Florida Bar, this award will be given to a student enrolled in the LL.M. graduate tax program. The recipient will be selected based on a combination of merit, need, and proven dedication to tax law.

Thomas E. and Dorothy Bartsche McDougall Scholarship

The Thomas E. and Dorothy Bartshe McDougall partial scholarships, established by Thomas E. McDougall in 1974, are awarded annually to deserving second and third year students on the basis of merit and need.

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2013, This scholarship is to be awarded to provide need-based scholarship assistance to a student, with preference given each year to a minority student. Can be awarded to a first, second or third year law student.

Wesley Alba Sturges Scholarship

The Wesley Alba Sturges Scholarship was established in 1962 by students, alumni, and friends in honor of Wesley Alba Sturges, a former dean of the School of Law, this partial scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving second- or third-year student on the basis of merit and need.

White & Case Scholarship

The Miami law firm of White & Case LLP donates $10,000.00 each year to University of Miami School of Law to be used for two $5,000.00 scholarships. One goes to a second year student and one to a third year student, whose academic averages place them in the top 10% of their respective classes.

Young ICCA Scholarship

Full-tuition scholarship available to be awarded to a top Young ICCA member to attend the University of Miami's one-year postgraduate LLM program in international arbitration.

Zabludowski Scholarship

In honor of Lou and Edith Zabludowski this award will be given to a student who demonstrates financial need with preference given to a student with at least two (2) years of professional work experience prior to attending the School of Law, is a minority and is fluent in a second language.

Zarco, Einhorn, Salkowski & Brito, P.A. Scholarship

Established in 2008, the Zarco, Einhorn, Salkowski & Brito Scholarship provides educational funding based on academics and financial need. Student should have a passion for Small Business.

Zbar Memorial Scholarship

The Zbar Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1993 by a bequest from philanthropists Abe and Sadie Zbar in memory of their son, Allan Louis, who was the Chief Legal Officer at Lowry Air Force Base. It will provide partial tuition scholarships to students on the basis of financial need and academic merit.

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