3rd Party Scholarships

The scholarship offers listed below are made available by third parties unaffiliated with Taft Law School or the Taft University System. Please direct any questions about the scholarships to the party offering the scholarship.

SDL Achievers Scholarship

We at SameDayLoans365 have designed the ongoing quarterly SDL Achievers Scholarship program aiming at covering the education costs of the most talented and ambitious students, whose essays fuel our desire to make this scholarship a tradition.

The award: $500, Quarterly.

Deadlines: March 28, June 28, September 28, December 28

How to Enter: To enter our contest, students are required to write a 750-word essay or infographic on one of the following topics:

  • The Event That Significantly Changed My Life

  • Best Methods of Diversifying Your Education Background

  • Meaningful Decisions That Impacted My Personal Development


  • Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school.

  • Be a U.S. citizen

  • Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8.

Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship

Scholarship Amount: $1000

Application Deadline: December 15, Annually

The Julie Queler Trust

The Julie Queler Trust has been established to help at least one college student per year to lessen the burden of paying college tuition. The Julie Queler Trust has been established to help at least one college student per year to lessen the burden of paying college tuition with a $1,000 academic scholarship.

Scholarship Amount: $1000

Essay Question: During your time at university, what tools have you used to enhance your sense of well-being

Submission Deadline: August 1, 2020

Eligibility Requirements:

Current college or university students who have not reached their final year are eligible to apply for the Julie Queler $1000 Scholarship. Students must be attending a U.S. college or university.

Viral Race Scholarship

The Viral Race Scholarship was created to encourage students to pursue furthering their education after high school. Students from all majors and areas of study are encouraged to apply.


The award for this scholarship is $1,500 and all applications must be submitted by April 30, 2020. At the conclusion of the application period, a committee will confer and select a winner by the first week of May 2020. 

Eligibility Requirements: Students who are currently enrolled full-time at an accredited 2-year or 4-year university, community or junior college, or a graduate degree program.

KF&B Law Academic Scholarship


The members of our law team remember how hard it was to pay for education to become the amazing lawyers they are today. Therefore, as a way to pay it forward to others, they have created the $1000 KF&B Law Academic Scholarship, which is in its second year, to help one student lessen their financial burden from school.


Here are some details below:




  • High school seniors who have already been accepted into a college or university.

  • Current college students who haven’t reached their final year.

  • International students that have been accepted into a US college or university.



KF&B wants to hear your answer to the following question in the form of a 500-word essay: "Who is your greatest role model"?


Submission Deadline:

The deadline for submissions is May 1st, 2020


Winner Selection:


The KF&B scholarship committee will select a winner once the submission deadline approaches. The winner will be contacted no later than the first week of June 2020. The winner will have 2 weeks to respond to confirm their information or a new winner will be selected. Once a winner’s information has been confirmed KF&B will award $1000 to the student’s financial aid department at their school.


The $1000 scholarship will be awarded to the winner’s school’s financial aid department.

The Hallie Gay Bagley Giving Scholarship

Hallie Gay Bagley is a former Managing Editor of The Paris Review. Her passion is helping students apply to college, teaching them to write well about who they are and what matters to them in a compelling and attractive package. 

A student is eligible for the $500 scholarship as long as they are a:

  • Current undergraduate college, university, or trade school student

  • High school senior that has already received an acceptance letter into a college or university

  • Current undergraduate senior who has already received an acceptance letter into a graduate program

  • Current graduate student

The deadline is January 15th, 2021.

Essay Question
“How would this scholarship help you meet your education goals?” Please feel free to share your education-related goals with the scholarship committee and anything else that you think would be helpful in their selection decision.

Summit Shah Scholarship

Dr. Summit Shah, founder of Premier Allergy & Asthma, has founded the Dr. Summit Shah MD Scholarship in reaction to the rising tuition costs. Dr. Summit Shah graduated as valedictorian from Bishop Watterson High School before attending Ohio State University, where he earned a Bachelor’s with Honors. He stayed at OSU and earned his MD from the College of Medicine at Ohio State. He has been a tireless advocate of access to higher education and has founded the Summit Shah Scholarship to ensure that deserving students from all parts of the economic spectrum can reach their academic goals.


Eligibility parameters are as follows:

  • High school students graduating this calendar year and have been accepted into a college, university, trade school, or design school are eligible to apply

  • Students currently enrolled in a college, university, trade school, or design school.

  • All majors and areas of studies are encouraged to apply


Essay Question:

Life is hard and it takes motivation to be persistence to reach your goals. To be considered for this scholarship, please submit a short essay (500 words or less) that shares what some of the professional goals that you hope to achieve in the next five years are with Dr. Summit Shah.

Submission Deadline: July 1, 2020


Winner Selection:


One winner will be selected in early August 2020. The winner will be contacted after selection. If the winner does not respond, a new winner will be selected.

Sam Haskell Scholarship

Sam Haskell founded this annual scholarship with the understanding that many students do not have the financial means to further their education. Sam has been a lifelong patron for higher education and has helped many young people achieve their academic and professional goals.


Scholarship Amount

Deadline to Apply
March 1, 2021

Emery Reddy Legal Studies Scholarship

Requirement: Essay submission. Must be enrolled in an accredited university or college.

Deadline: November 30, Annually

Essay limit: 500 words

Award Amount: $2,500

The May Firm Scholarship Fund

Award: $1000 USD bi-annually.

Deadline: The scholarships deadline for each applicant to apply is September 15th and January 15th of each year

The Petrelli Previtera Bi-Annual Scholarship Campaign

Eligibility Requirements


In order to participate in the scholarship program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident

  • Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college, university, or law school during the Fall 2020 academic semester

  • Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution

  • If an applicant is under the age of 18, written permission from a parent or legal guardian must be provided

  • All applicants must include submission in an email along with his/her full name, email address, and the name of the institution he/she is enrolled in.

Deadline: September 15th, 2020

Infotracer Scholarship


Florin Roebig Scholarship Essay Contest

HotelPlanner Graduate Technology Scholarship for Military Veterans

Arash Law Scholarship

JMJ Phillip Group College Scholarships

The HIV League Scholarship

Jason Vanclef Scholarship

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