Faculty and program directors, representing various concentrations, coordinate the awarding of specific scholarships. Eligible students are contacted directly by faculty members or a program director. Additionally, several competitive scholarships are offered on an annual basis, for which applicants will receive invitations to apply.

Below is a partial list of these scholarships:

  • O’Brien Scholarship for First-Year Students
    Essay-based; topic outlined with invitation.
  • Arthur John Keeffe Scholarship
    Generous donors to Columbus School of Law, have made it possible for us to offer scholarships to students who demonstrate an interest in and a commitment to a corporations-related career. Application procedures are announced via email to students during the spring semester for scholarships that are awarded for the following academic year.
  • Labor Law (Plato Papps Fellowship)
    Awardees are continuing students, and are selected near the end of the spring semester.
  • Law and Public Policy (Dulin Haynes Scholarship)
    Awardees are graduating students, and are selected near the end of the final semester.
  • Securities Law (Securities Law Scholarship)
    Two of approximately $3,000 are offered each year, to one 2L student and to one 3L student in the Program who have demonstrated excellent academic achievement during their previous year as well as commitment to the Program. To be eligible, the students must be signed up for Program and must be taking the appropriate course work to advance in the program.