Scholarships and Endowments
Arnold B. Silverman Endowment - 2L & 3L only
This endowment is available to students who exhibit a commitment to pursue the field of intellectual property as evidenced by (a) an express statement of an intent to specialize in intellectual property and having taken at least one intellectual course at the School of Law and/or (b) participation in an intellectual property pursuit in law school, such as an intellectual property moot court competition, an intellectual property paper or other pursuit deemed as ample evidence of a genuine interest in intellectual property.
Morris M. Berger Scholarship - 2L & 3L only
The purpose of this scholarship is to support financial aid for a student with an interest in torts. The recipient should demonstrate excellence in the field of torts. Consideration will be given to a student who has evidenced an interest in preserving the rights of individuals who have been injured as the result of the negligent or other improper conduct of others.
Jack McGregor Scholarship - 2L & 3L only
The purpose of this endowment shall be to provide scholarship support to financially needy student who have demonstrated strong academic performance in prior studies and who have made a commitment to utilize their law degree working in the public sector.
Alfred V. Papa Memorial Scholarship - Incoming 1L
The purpose of this endowment is to provide scholarship to a student based on both academic merit and financial need. Consideration will be given to students from Western Pennsylvania area - primarily Lawrence, Butler, Beaver, and Allegheny counties.
George Bloom Scholarship - 2L & 3L only
This endowment is available to second year law students with possible renewal for the third year provided that an application is submitted in the third year. The recipient will be a resident of Pennsylvania and demonstrate financial need and high moral and scholastic achievement.
Arthur J. Murphy, Jr. Scholarship - All students
This endowment is available to a needy student with a surname of Murphy.
Norman Gluck Scholarship - 3L only
This scholarship is available to two third year students. The recipients are to be selected based on financial need and academic merit.
Edward A. and Charles S. Perlow Scholarship - Incoming 1L
This scholarship represents a three-year financial aid commitment to an incoming student, assuming a satisfactory level of academic performance. The amount of the annual award is to decrease from the first to the third year.
Walter Griffith Powell Scholarship - Incoming 1L
This scholarship is available to a male resident of Allegheny County.
George E. Schumacher Memorial Lecture - 2L & 3L only
This endowment is available to a second or third year student who demonstrates financial need.
John H. Sorg and Thomas Howell Burchfield Scholarship - Incoming 1L
This scholarship is available to a worthy male student demonstrating financial need.
Nathan M. Raphael Memorial Fund - 2L & 3L only
This endowment is available to a student from Southwestern Pennsylvania. Award recipients are to be entering their second year of study and will be selected based on outstanding academic performance in their first year of study and financial need. The award may be renewed for a recipient's third year of study if the selection criteria are maintained.
Specter Scholarship - Incoming 1L
This scholarship is available to an incoming first year student and renewable for the second and third year providing the student maintain satisfactory academic progress.
W. Edward Sell and Cordelia F. Sell Scholarship - 2L & 3L only
This scholarship is available to second and third year students that have successfully completed their first year of law school at the University of Pittsburgh. The recipient will demonstrate high academic achievement as exemplified by their cumulative grade point average. Candidates must also demonstrate personal responsibility, as well as commitment to the School of Law.