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Scholarships and Awards

The Law School funds numerous scholarships and awards to students with a demonstrated commitment to service in the legal profession.

The George I. Bloom Scholarship
Given by the estate of the late George I. Bloom to highly qualified students who are residents of Pennsylvania and interested in careers in local, state, or federal government service.

The William H. Dodd Prize
Given to the third-year student who exemplifies the highest ideals of the legal profession.

The Gornall Scholarship
Given to a student who ranks in the top 25 percent of the class at the end of the first year of study and who demonstrates a commitment to the highest ethical standards and evidences a propensity to provide meaningful service to the community in which he or she ultimately elects to practice law.

The Robert J. and Mary Ellen Landy Award
Given by the Landy children in honor of their parents, Robert J., Class of 1952, and Mary Ellen, to
the student who has demonstrated excellence in the areas of ethics and professional responsibility and overall devotion to the highest ideals of the legal profession.

The D. Arthur Magaziner Human Services Award
Given by the family of D. Arthur Magaziner to the third-year student who has demonstrated good character, sound academic performance, high ethical standards, fidelity to the highest goals of the profession, and commitment to selfless human service.

The Judge Roy Wilkinson Jr. Scholarship
Given to a student demonstrating great promise of being an effective and socially responsible lawyer.

The Honorable Leroy S. Zimmerman Public Service Scholarship
Given to a student who has achieved a superior academic record and who aspires to serve as an attorney for federal, state, or local government.