Law School Scholarships and Awards

The scholarships below are renewed on an annual basis and are based on donor funding.

The UB Schloarship Portal contains all named UB School of Law scholarships, as well as, scholarships administred by the University at Buffalo.  Students are asked to complete the general application within the UB Scholarship Portal. To complete the general application,login using your UBIT username and password. Once the general application has been competed you can return regularly to view new opportunities the system has matched with your academic record and responses. The general application can be updated at any time prior to a published scholarship deadline and the general application should be completed every year.

If you are selected for any scholarship opportunities, you will be notified via email with the next steps that are needed to be taken for the scholarship to be awarded.  This awarding process typically begins in the fall term and continues throughout the academic year.

  • 1L Scholarships
    Scholarships available for first-year JD law students. You must be a matriculated UB School of Law first year student to apply.  
  • Rising 2L & 3L Scholarships
    Scholarships available for second and third year JD law students. You must be a matriculated UB School of Law 2L or 3L student to apply.  

International Law Students

If you are an international student, receiving a named school of law scholarship, directly in HUB, you must complete the Non-Resident Alien Scholarship form before funds will be disbursed to pay your bill.