Endowed or "named" awards are funded by the gifts from alumni and friends of Suffolk University Law School. The funds are awarded each year to students who meet the donors' designated criteria. Qualifications and award amounts vary. The determination of the award recipients are generally based on financial need and scholastic achievement, with annual awards in the range of $200- $3000.

Students applying for financial aid will automatically be considered for these funds, based on the information provided in this application.

Students applying for financial aid* are automatically considered for these funds, based on the information provided in the student's Institutional Aid application. Any information provided on this form is voluntary, students have the option of submitting a revised application each year should the information require updating.

Endowed or named scholarships that require a separate application will be posted as available to Campus Cruiser and information on Non-Suffolk Scholarships may be found in the Current Outside Scholarship Opportunities section of the website.

* Students must complete the FAFSA each year as well as have a Need Access Application or Suffolk University Law School Institutional Aid Application on file with the Office of Financial Aid in order to be eligible for consideration for need-based endowed and named donor fund awards.  Please see "Applying for Aid" for further aid application process information.

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    Judge Salvatore E. Aloisi Scholarship
    Established by family members in memory of Judge Salvatore E. Aloisi. This scholarship will aid worthy and needy Law School students.

    Allen Ash Scholarship
    Established in memory of the late Judge John E. Fenton, Sr. by the Allen J. Ash Charitable Corporation.  Recipients of these awards must be students from the Lawrence area of Massachusetts who demonstrate financial need. and who best exemplifies the ideals of the late Judge John E. Fenton.

    Judge Salvatore J. and Jennie B. Basile Scholarship
    Established in 2005 by Mr. and Mrs. Basile to support Suffolk University Law School as part of the Centennial Scholarship Program. Awards will be made to one or more deserving students enrolled at Suffolk who have demonstrated financial need.

    H.A. "Bud" and Margaret E. "Peg" Beaudoin Scholarship
    This award was established through the generosity of Harold A. Beaudoin, Esq., JD '56, to provide scholarship assistance to needy and academically qualified students enrolled in the Evening Division
    of Suffolk Law School.     

    Bevilacqua Scholarship
    This award was established by Robert J. Bevilacqua, JD '52 and his brother, the late Chief Justice Joseph Bevilacqua, to provide scholarships to Suffolk University Law School students from Rhode Island on the basis of need.  

    Charles Borstel Memorial Scholarship
    The funds for this award were raised by family, friends and the evening Class of 1991 in memory of classmate Charles Borstel. 'Charlie' was a police lieutenant in Malden where he served for 18
    years and was commanding officer in charge of criminal investigations. Charlie had just completed his first year at Suffolk Law when he died tragically in 1988.The award provides scholarship assistance to deserving law students who are currently in public service. Preference is given to those in law enforcement or working in the judicial system. 

    Leo L. and Alice P. Bottari Scholarship
    Established by the estate of Alice P. Bottari. Leo L. Bottari was a 1942 graduate of Suffolk University Law School. This fund provides financial assistance to students from the Greater Boston area who are of either Sicilian or Irish descent.

    John and Patricia Brennan Scholarship
    This scholarship is awarded alternatively to students at Suffolk University Law School or students studying at the University. This scholarship will assist qualified students who reside in Massachusetts whose economic circumstances might otherwise preclude their attendance.

    UST/Nicholas A. Buoniconti Scholarship
    Established by Nicholas Buoniconti, JD '68, LLD '93/UST Corporation, to provide financial aid to an entering student with preference given to graduates of Cathedral High School of Springfield, MA, residents of Springfield, MA, or residents of western Massachusetts.

    Nelson and Mary Burke Scholarship
    Established in 1973 by Nelson and Mary Burke, this award is given to a graduate or undergraduate student from the state of Rhode Island with proven financial need.

    Garrett H. Byrne Scholarship
    Established by friends and colleagues of Garrett Byrne, JD '24, DJ '55, LLD '79, to mark the occasion of, and to celebrate, the sixtieth anniversary of his graduation from Suffolk University Law School. Mr. Byrne served for 26 years as the highest law enforcement official of Suffolk County. He served in the United States Navy during WWI. Active for years in Democratic politics, he first entered public life as a state representative serving the legislature from 1924 to 1928. Mr. Byrne became First Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County in 1935, and served in that capacity until 1952. When he retired from public office in 1978, he was recognized as this nation's leading local prosecutor. Recipients of awards from the income of the Byrne Scholarship fund are selected on the basis of distinguished academic performance and expressed desire to perform public service.

    Honorable Lawrence L. and Barbara G. Cameron Scholarship
    Established as a lasting tribute to Judge Cameron, JD '51, DJ '67, in honor of his career in public service and his commitment to Suffolk University. The scholarship will assist qualified students whose economic circumstances might otherwise preclude their attendance at the Law School. A separate application during the academic year is required for this scholarship.  Students eligible to apply will be notified of the application process and deadline.

    Michael Cappiello Scholarship
    Established by Michael Cappiello, JD '49, to assist first-year students. These awards are to be made preferably to residents of the town of Bourne or children and/or descendants of members of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts.

    Antonio "Tup" Caprio Scholarship
    This award was established as a lasting tribute to Antonio "Tup" Caprio, by his son Frank Caprio, JD '65, LLD '91, family and friends. The fund provides financial aid to students who are residents of Rhode Island and whose economic circumstances might preclude their attendance at the Law School.

    Alexander J. Cella Scholarship
    Established in memory of Alexander J. Cella by alumni, friends and colleagues in memory of Professor Alexander J. Cella, JD '61. A graduate of Suffolk Law School, Cella's career included serving two terms in the state House of Representatives, head of Hubert Humphrey's political campaign in Massachusetts and also as professor, teaching administrative law and legislation at Suffolk for 22 years. The NAACP honored Cella for his efforts to end discrimination in housing. At Suffolk, he served as advisor to the Suffolk Law Review and was an overseer for the Donahue Lecture Series. Mr. Cella also had a successful law practice on Beacon Street but always felt more at home in the classroom. When he died in 1993, Professor Cella left behind a legacy of service not to be forgotten by the students he taught or the colleagues he impressed with his intelligence and insight. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of financial need to an Evening Division law student who graduated from a Massachusetts high school.

    Class of 1969 Scholarship
    Established by members of the Class of 1969 to mark the occasion of their 35th class reunion, this scholarship pays tribute to Suffolk Law by providing scholarship assistance to one or more law students. The recipient(s) of this award will have exceptional academic strength and demonstrated financial need, with preference given to students in the Day Division. The Class of 1969 believes that this assistance will provide a worthy student with the means to explore their passion for the law and to ultimately take their place as a distinguished alumnus/na of the law school.

    Class of 1981 Scholarship
    Established by members of the class of 1981 to mark the occasion of their 25th class reunion in 2006, this scholarship pays tribute to their loyalty to Suffolk University Law School by providing scholarship assistance to one or more law students. The recipient(s) of the award will be in good academic standing and have demonstrated financial need.

    Covich Family Scholarship Fund
    Awards are made to graduating female students who demonstrate need and are pursuing a career in public service/social advocacy. A separate application during the academic year is required for this scholarship. Students eligible to apply will be notified of the application process and deadline.

    Carol DiMaiti Scholarship
    This fund was established by family and friends of the late Carol DiMaiti, JD '85. All first-year students are eligible to apply for the award by their participation in the Moot Court Program. A separate application during the academic year is required for this scholarship. Students eligible to apply will be notified of the application process and deadline.

    John C. Deliso Scholarship Endowment Fund
    This award was established by Richard Clayman, Esq., JD '72 and the Honorable Richard Voke JD '74, in support of Suffolk University's centennial celebration. The annual income will be used to assist academically qualified students with demonstrated financial need at Suffolk University Law School.

    Ann and Armen DerMarderosian Centennial Scholarship Fund
    This endowed fund will be used to assist an academically qualified Suffolk University Law School student who is a first or second year day student, or a first, second or third year evening student. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates an exceptional commitment to community through public and/or civic service jobs, paid or unpaid internships, fellowships or volunteer work.

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    Gerard F. Doherty, JD '60, and Marilyn Doherty Centennial Scholarship
    Established by Gerard F. Doherty as a Centennial Scholarship, the award will be given to one or more deserving students enrolled in Suffolk University Law School with demonstrated financial need.

    The Harry H. Dow Memorial Award
    The Harry H. Dow Memorial Award has been established to supplement the costs for law school tuition for a second year day or third year evening current Suffolk University Law School student who has demonstrated interest in public interest law, community development and/or immigration law, and to encourage a current student to pursue a career in immigration law and/or in serving the Asian-American community. A separate application during the academic year is required for this scholarship. Students eligible to apply will be notified of the application process and deadline during the fall semester.

    Thomas J. Drinan Memorial Fellowship
    Established by family and friends in memory of Thomas J. Drinan, JD '76, this fellowship is awarded annually to fund the ten-week summer internship of a Suffolk University Law School student who has demonstrated a desire to work in a Massachusetts public office engaged in the prosecution or defense of criminal cases. Please contact the Office of Career Development for requirements of and information on the application process.

    John J. Droney Scholarship
    Established by family and friends in memory of John J. Droney, JD '42, LLM '47. This award is made to a deserving evening division law student wishing to enter the criminal law field, particularly as a prosecutor.

    Dennis M. Duggan, Jr., JD '78 Scholarship Fund
    Scholarships may be awarded to any deserving Suffolk University Law School student with demonstrated financial need, regardless of their current year of enrollment.

    J. Newton Esdaile Scholarship
    Established by J. Newton Esdaile, LLD '88, his family and friends to provide scholarship assistance to deserving law students.

    Feder-Wechsler Scholarship
    Established as a lasting tribute to Isaac Feder; his parents, Mollie and Samuel Feder; his sister, Jeanette Feder; Arthur A. Wechsler; and his son Jay R. Wechsler. The scholarship will assist students whose economic circumstances might otherwise preclude their attendance at the Law School. Preference will be given to students who are from Israel; who are Jewish; who are residents of Florida; or who are of Cuban descent.

    John E. Fenton, Jr. Public Service Fellowships
    The John E. Fenton, Jr. Public Service Fellowships were created to honor Judge Fenton's 45 year legacy of teaching and leadership at Suffolk University Law School. The award is given annually to fund students pursuing public interest careers. Awards will be given to graduating students contingent upon the recipient obtaining employment with a qualifying public service employer within one year of graduation. A separate application for this award is required during the academic year.

    John E. Fenton, Jr. Scholarship Fund
    Established by family and friends as a lasting tribute to Judge Fenton's career of public service and his distinguished tenure as a member of the Suffolk Law School faculty. The scholarship assists a deserving law student with preference given to residents of the greater Lawrence, Massachusetts area.

    John E. Fenton, Jr. and Theresa A. Fenton Scholarship Endowment Fund
    Awards will be made to one or more deserving students with demonstrated financial need who are from the greater Lawrence area, including Lawrence, Methuen, Andover and North Andover.

    John E. Fenton, Sr. Scholarship
    Established by family and friends of the former President and Trustee of Suffolk University Law School to provide scholarship assistance to law school students.

    Daniel J. Fern Award
    Established by Daniel J. Fern, JD '31, this award is given annually at graduation to the students in the day and evening divisions who have demonstrated academic excellence by sustaining the highest cumulative averages during their course of study at Suffolk University Law School.

    Honorable Paul J. Fitzpatrick Scholarship
    Awards from this scholarship fund will be made to one or more deserving students enrolled in Suffolk University Law School who have demonstrated financial need.  Preference will be given to students from New York City.

    Foley Hoag LLP Centennial Scholarship Fund
    Established in 2005 by Paul V. Lyons, Esq., partner at Foley Hoag LLP, as part of the Centennial Scholarship Program, awards will be made to one or more deserving students enrolled at Suffolk University Law School who will be selected for their distinguished academic performance.

    Alfred Ford Scholarship
    Established through the Margaret E. Ford Trust to honor her father, Alfred. The fund is to provide aid to deserving students at Suffolk University studying law and/or journalism.

    Professor Charles B. Garabedian Memorial Scholarship
    Professor Garabedian was a distinguished and senior member of the Suffolk University Law School faculty for 47 years; thousands of students benefited from his teaching and guidance.  The Scholarship was established by family and friends in his memory to be awarded to academically qualified and deserving students on the basis of financial need who are entering their third year of study.

    Paul A. Gargano Scholarship
    Paul A. Gargano, BA '60, JD '63, established this fund to provide financial assistance to Law School students whose economic circumstances might otherwise preclude their attendance at Suffolk University Law School.

    Elizabeth and Russell A. Gaudreau, Jr. Centennial Scholarship
    The annual income from this fund will be used to assist an academically qualified Suffolk University Law School student with demonstrated financial need.

    Joseph P. Geary Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship fund was established by family and friends in memory of Joseph P. Geary. The fund provides scholarship assistance to a second- or third-year Suffolk University Law School student from the Greater Lowell area.

    John A. Gifford Scholarship
    The Gifford Scholarship fund was established in memory of John J. Gifford, JD '36 by his widow, Mrs. Leona A. Gifford.  The income of the fund will be used annually to fund one partial tuition scholarship for a full-time Suffolk University Law School student with the funds awarded based on need.

    Roland E. Gingras Scholarship
    This scholarship fund was established in memory of Roland E. Gingras, JD '44, by the estate of his sister, Jeanne D. Gingras. Scholarships are awarded to academically qualified and deserving students on the basis of financial need.

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    George Goldstein Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship fund was established in memory of George Goldstein, JD '37. An award is given to an evening division Suffolk University Law School student with demonstrated financial need.

    Richard A. Gonnella Law Award
    The Richard A. Gonnella Law Award was established by family and friends of the late Rhode Island District Court Judge. Judge Gonnella was a 1974 graduate of Suffolk University Law School, practiced law in Rhode Island and served on the bench there from 2000 until his death in May of 2007.  The fund was created to provide financial assistance to a Suffolk University Law School student from Rhode Island, or to a student who was graduated from a college or university in Rhode Island.

    Harold B. Goodwin, Jr. Legal Scholarship
    This award is to be awarded to a day or evening division student in their final year of law school who advances to the final round of the Third-Year-Day/Fourth-Year-Evening Mock trial Competition.

    Joseph P. Graham Scholarship   
    This award was established by Joseph P. Graham, Esq., JD '35, DJUR '59, and former Trustee of Suffolk University. Mr. Graham served in Italy and the Middle East as a Major in the Army Air Corps during
    World War II. Later he served in the Massachusetts House as a Representative from Brighton and was partner in the Boston Firm of Lee & Graham for 50 years until he retired. Mr. Graham held memberships in the American Bar Association, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Hyannisport Yacht Club, Eire Society of Boston, and Osterville Men's Club. This fund is to be used for scholarship assistance for students from Brighton or any resident of Boston who is a law student.

    Christopher Sean Hayes Scholarship
    Established by the family and friends of Christopher Sean Hayes, JD '91. First-year students who are graduates of either Suffolk University, the College of the Holy Cross or Xaverian Brothers High School are eligible. A separate application during the academic year is required for this scholarship. Students eligible to apply will be notified of the application process and deadline.

    Jeanne M. and Marguerite E. Hession Centennial Scholarship
    Trustee Jeanne M. Hession, LLB '56, DJS '74 and her sister, Marguerite E. Hession, have always considered the Suffolk University Law community as their extended family. Trustee Hession, who was elected in 1973 as Suffolk Law's first woman Trustee.  The scholarship will be awarded to one or more students who are in good academic standing and whose economic circumstances might otherwise preclude their attendance at the Law School. Preference will be given to students who are working full-time and studying for their Juris Doctorate in the evening division of Suffolk University Law School.

    William T. Hogan Centennial Scholarship
    This award was established by William T. Hogan, III, Trustee, JD '81 to assist Suffolk University Law School students with demonstrated financial need and who are in good academic standing.

    Barbara Connolly Hughes Memorial Scholarship
    Established in 2005 by John M. Hughes, Sr., this scholarship will be awarded to a current female third or fourth year student (or students) with demonstrated financial need and exceptional academic strength. Preference should be given to Suffolk University Law School students currently working in education or a related field or to students who have a demonstrated interest in providing criminal defense counsel to the economically disadvantaged.

    Philip Hurwitz Scholarship
    This award was established in memory of Philip Hurwitz, JD '30 to provide scholarship assistance to deserving law students based on financial need. Upon establishing the scholarship in her husband's name, Mrs. Antoinette Hurwitz said she thought "helping aspiring young students studying the law was a very fitting tribute to a very thoughtful and generous man." Mr. Hurwitz was a graduate of Suffolk University Law School, and a lifelong resident of Salem, MA. A contract officer for the federal government at the Naval Shipyard in Charlestown, Mr. Hurwitz was also a member of the Contract Review Board, Massachusetts Bar Association, U.S. District Court, District Court of Massachusetts and the Salem-Essex Bar Association. Mr. Hurwitz was a registered public accountant and a member of the National Association of Public Accountants. He was also a World War II Army veteran and a member of the Disabled American Veterans Post 220 of Peabody.

    Santi and Mary Inguanti Scholarship
    This award was established by the estate of the late Mary Inguant at the time of her husband's passing. Mrs. Inguanti worked with a Suffolk University Law School graduate to draw up her will and thinking about how she might help others with her estate. Mary was encouraged by the success of her cousin's children and the influence that access to good education could have on people. One of her nieces had applied to Suffolk University Law so she decided to use her estate to help Suffolk Law students obtain their education.       

    Thomas Vreeland Jones Scholarship
    Established in honor of Thomas Vreeland Jones, JD '15, Suffolk University Law School's first African American graduate, by his family, friends, and the Black Law Students Association.

    Catherine T. Judge Scholarship
    This award was established by Professor Catherine T. Judge JD '57, LLM '60 in recognition of Suffolk University's Centennial Celebration. Awards will be made to one or more students who are in good academic standing and who are in their third year of the day division or their fourth year of the evening division at Suffolk University Law School.

    Howard & Judith Kahalas Scholarship
    This award was established by Howard M. Kahalas, Esq., JD ‘72 to provide financial assistance to a Suffolk Law student with demonstrated financial need and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher upon undergraduate graduation with preference given to students who are members of groups that have been historically under-represented in law school education. Emphasis will be on demonstrated financial need rather than scholastic achievement in the awarding of the scholarship.

    Stanley F. Kava Scholarship
    This scholarship fund was established by Lt. Col. Stanley F. Kava, JD '39. Beginning his military career during World War II, Mr. Kava served in the United States Air Force for over twenty-nine years. While in the service, he also acted as military judge on numerous courts-martial cases at Chanute Air Force Base in Illinois. Mr. Kava was awarded four scholarships while studying at Suffolk University  Law School, which, along with jobs as a newsboy, elevator operator, and bellhop, assisted him in meeting tuition obligations. The purpose of the fund is to provide financial assistance to two first-year Law School students, one day diivision and one evening division, who maintain the highest grade point average. The determination of the recipients is made by the Dean of Suffolk University Law School.

    William Sumner Kenney, Esq. Fellowship
    Established in memory of William Sumner Kenney as a fellowship award intended to promote and effect the comparative study of the criminal laws and procedures of countries other than the United States. The selected student will work as a research assistant for a faculty member in the international law division. Preference will be given to a worthy and needy law student.

    Charles Kindregan Family Law Research Scholarship
    This award was established to provide tuition assistance to a Suffolk University Law School student who has researched and written the best original paper on a topi of family law during a given academic year.  Students will be invited to submit their papers by a selected date during the spring semester of each year. 

    John J. Labanara Scholarship
    Established by family in memory of John J. Labanara, JD '71. The fund provides assistance to qualified Suffolk University Law School students who are residents of Belmont or the Greater Boston area.

    Judge Harry M. Lack Scholarship
    This scholarship fund was established in memory of The Honorable Harry M. Lack, JD '35. Judge Lack came from a poor family and had to work his way through law school nights while helping contribute to his family's support. It was through his education at Suffolk University Law School that he was later able to become a highly respected member of the Bar in Massachusetts and a judge in the Cambridge District Court. Judge Lack served as a lieutenant and legal officer in the Coast Guard during World War II. He practiced general law in Everett and served as chairman of the Everett Housing Authority. His career took him before the Supreme Judicial Court a number of times, where he argued cases involving property taxes, will contests, support and custody, real estate, and personal injury. The purpose of the fund is to provide financial assistance to a student enrolled in the evening division of Suffolk University Law School. The recipient is selected on the basis of financial need and is to be used for scholarship assistance to deserving law students.

    Isidore M. Libman Scholarship Fund
    This fund, established in honor of Isadore M. Libman, JD '27, LLD '87.  In recognition of his history as an immigrant to the United States and his personal awareness of the unique problems and difficulties encountered by immigrants, this award preference is given to immigrants or a child of an immigrant.

    Brian L. MacDonald Scholarship
    Established by family and friends in memory of Brian L. MacDonald, JD '76, to provide scholarship assistance to a graduate of Boston College entering the day division. The award is based on academic achievement and financial need.

    Thomas W. Madonna Alumni Scholarship
    The Alumni Scholars fund provides Suffolk University Law School with increased financial aid for deserving Law School students whose economic circumstances might otherwise preclude their attendance.

    Deborah Marson Centennial Scholarship
    Awards from the Deborah Marson Centennial Scholarship fund will be made to one or more deserving students at the Suffolk University Law School with demonstrated financial need with preference being given to Colby College graduates.

    Edward I. and Sydell Masterman Scholarship
    This scholarship for deserving law students was established by Edward I. Masterman, JD '50, LLD '90, and his wife, Sydell.

    A. Mattei Scholarship
    Established in honor of the late Alfred J. Mattei, JD '71, by family and friends, the scholarship is for deserving law students who have expressed interest in public service and whose economic circumstances might preclude their attendance at Suffolk University Law School.

    Edgar P. McCormack JD '54 Scholarship Fund
    In celebration of Suffolk University's Centennial Celebration and in honor of what would have been his father's 50th Reunion from Suffolk University's Law School, Michael J. McCormack JD '72 established the Edgar P. McCormack JD '54 and Marguerita A. McCormack Scholarship. The fund will be used to assist academically qualified Law School students with demonstrated financial need. Scholarship funds are to be awarded annually to a current or enrolling student or students who also demonstrates exceptional academic strength with preference granted towards students from Brighton, MA or who are currently working at City Hall in Boston.

    Manuel V. McKenney Scholarship
    This award is made to a deserving African American student studying at Suffolk University Law School based on scholarship achievement in undergraduate studies.

    Paul R. McLaughlin Memorial Fellowship Fund
    Established by friends and family in memory of Paul R. McLaughlin, JD '81, this fellowship is awarded annually to fund the summer internship of a Suffolk University Law School student who has a demonstrated desire to pursue a career in criminal law in the public sector. Second-year Day Division students or third-year Evening Division students with a concentration in criminal law are eligible to apply. Please contact the Office of Career Development for requirements of the application process.

    Dorothy McNamara Scholarship
    This award, made to Suffolk University graduates who attend Suffolk University Law School, was established by Suffolk University alumni and friends of Dorothy McNamara. "Miss Mac" or "Dottie Mac," as she was known to thousands of Suffolk graduates, helped many students in their efforts to meet tuition obligations. To honor her legacy, this scholarship is used to provide financial aid to graduates of Suffolk University who will be attending Suffolk University Law School. Students must demonstrate scholastic ability, and, because of financial considerations, may not otherwise be able to pursue the study of law. 

    Joseph A. Merenda Scholarship Fund
    Established by Agostino Merenda in loving memory and honor of his father, Joseph A. Merenda, LLM '20, a Suffolk University Law School graduate, for the purpose of providing an annual scholarship to one or more students in financial need.

    Kathleen and Andrew Meyer Centennial Scholarship
    This award was established by Kathleen Meyer, JD '78 and Trustee Andrew Meyer, JD '74, LLD '99, as part of the Centennial Scholarship Program. The scholarship is to assist qualified students enrolled at
    Suffolk University Law School whose economic circumstances might otherwise preclude their attendance at the Law School. The award will be made to assist academically qualified Law School students with demonstrated financial need. . 

    John Joseph Moakley, JD '56 Scholarship
    The fund will be used to provide scholarship assistance to a deserving Suffolk University Law School student from any of the cities or towns in Massachusetts, with careful review of those included in the 9th Congressional District of Massachusetts, and with demonstrated financial need and show a commitment in the past or future to public service.

    Alice Moore Trust Scholarship
    This award was established by the estate of Alice and George Moore. The fund provides scholarship assistance to financially needy students entering their first year at Suffolk Law. Scholarship recipients must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average and demonstrate, through academics and extra-curricular activities, that they are well-rounded individuals who would likely succeed in the study of law.

    Thomas B. Munro Memorial Scholarship
    Established by James Munro, Jr., JD '67. In honor of his son, Thomas B. Munro. Recipients of this awards must be a student enrolled in the evening division of Suffolk University Law School.

    Christine Newman Garvey Centennial Scholarship
    The scholarship will assist academically qualified Law School students with demonstrated financial need whose economic circumstances might otherwise preclude their attendance, with preference to Hispanic students.

    John A. Nucci & Family Centennial Scholarship
    The fund was created to provide financial assistance to a Suffolk University Law School student with demonstrated financial need.

    Arnold and Edith Olsson Scholarship
    Established by Suffolk University Law School through a gift from the estate of Edith and Arnold Olsson, JD '43. The scholarship supports one or more deserving law students in good academic standing and with demonstrated financial need.

    Charles T. O'Neill and Mary Ellen Neylon Scholarship Fund
    Established by Charels T. O'Neill, JD '76, and Mary Ellen Neylon, this fund is awarded to needy and academically qualified African American students from Boston. Preference is given to students entering their first year of law school or currently enrolled at Suffolk  University Law School.

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    Amelia Peabody Scholarship
    Established by the Amelia Peabody Charitable Fund. The award provides scholarship assistance to deserving law students in the day division of the Suffolk University Law School.

    Stephen Peters Scholarship
    This award was established in memory of Stephen Peters by his brother Louis, other family members and friends. Mr. Louis Peters, with his family, owns Campus Stores of Massachusetts, which manages the bookstores at Suffolk University. The scholarship assists academically qualified students with financial need.

    The Irving J. Pinta Memorial Award
    This award was established in memory of Irving J. Pinta, JD '53, by his family. The scholarship will be awarded to a student with financial need who has completed the second year day division or the third year evening division and has been selected to represent Suffolk Law on one of the following national Teams: National Moot Court, National Patent Law, National Tax Law, International Law, or National Trial.

    R. Natalie and Leonard Poretsky Scholarship
    Established by R. Natalie and Leonard Poretsky, JD '27, to provide scholarship assistance to deserving law students.

    Winfield S. Quimby Scholarship
    This fund was established by the estate of Winfield S. Quimby to provide scholarship assistance to worthy and needy Law School students.

    Resmini/Fenton/O'Brien Scholarship
    Ronald J. Resmini, JD '68, established this scholarship to benefit promising students from Rhode Island with significant financial need. Mr. Resmini clerked for Rhode Island Supreme Court Justice William E. Powers prior to entering into general practice. Among his many professional accomplishments, Mr. Resmini has been a prolific author, notable lecturer, and a fellow of the Rhode Island Bar Foundation. He feels greatly indebted to Suffolk University Law School, particularly former Deans John E. Fenton and John F. X. O'Brien, for providing him with the inspiration to excel personally and professionally.

    Barbara Phyllis Robinson Scholarship
    Established by Bertram and Phoebe Robinson in memory of their daughter, Barbara Phyllis Robinson, JD '81. Awards will be made to one or more female students enrolled in Suffolk University Law School who demonstrate financial need and outstanding academic ability. Preference will be given to a student concentrating on law related to the technology field.

    Sidney J. Rosenthal Scholarship
    The scholarship was established by Sidney J Rosenthal, AA '55, JD '56 for the purpose of providing financial assistance to worthy and needy Suffolk University Law School students.  The recipient(s) are  selected by the Dean of Suffolk University Law School.    

    Mary M. Ryan Scholarship
    This fund was established by Thomas J. Ryan , JD ’74 as a lasting remembrance of his mother, in celebration of Suffolk University’s centennial. The fund will be used to assist academically qualified students with demonstrated financial need. Scholarship funds are to be awarded to current or enrolling students who demonstrate exceptional academic strength and who originate from states outside of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with preference granted to students from Florida, Maine and Wisconsin.

    David J. Sargent Fellowship
    The David J. Sargent Fellowship program was established as a lasting tribute to former Dean and University President Emeritus David J. Sargent's contributions and continuing commitment to the advancement of quality legal education, not only at Suffolk University Law School, but regionally, nationally and internationally. Scholarship recipients are chosen by the Admissions Committee based upon outstanding academic credentials and superior aptitude for the study of law. Scholarships are awarded to new students upon enrolling at the Law School, and continuing each year thereafter, providing academic achievement is maintained.

    Sargent-Katsenes Scholarship
    This award was established by Sylvia Katsenes, BA '63, JD '66 pursuant to the will of Barbara P. James to be used for financial aid for deserving students with demonstrated financial need.

    Santander Scholarship
    This scholarship was established by Mr. Eduardo Garrido to be awarded to students demonstrating financial need.

    Lewis A. Sassoon Scholarship
    Established by Lewis A. Sassoon, JD '69, to provide scholarship awards to worthy law students from New York State.

    Richard L. Scheff Term Scholarship
    This award was established by Richard L. Scheff to provide scholarship funds to deserving Suffolk University Law School students with demonstrated financial need whose economic circumstances might otherwise preclude their attendance.

    Schiff Family Term Scholarship
    The Schiff Family Scholarship Fund provides Suffolk University Law School with increased financial aid packages for deserving law school students whose economic circumstances might otherwise preclude their attendance at Suffolk University Law School.

    Joseph and Esther Schneider Scholarship
    Established by Mr. and Mrs. Schneider to provide scholarship assistance to deserving law students with a preference given to evening division students.

    Donald J. Scott Scholarship
    Established by Donald J. Scott, Esq., JD '41, to provide scholarship assistance to deserving students who demonstrate financial need in any of the three schools of Suffolk University.

    Abner R. and Harriet H. Sisson Scholarship
    Established in friendship, esteem and respect by friends of Abner R. Sisson, LLB '28, LLD '86. Income to be used to award scholarships to deserving law students.

    Paul T. Smith Scholarship
    This award was established by family and friends in memory of Paul T. Smith, JD '37, LLM '38, DJUR '60. Income from the fund was established to award assistance to academically qualified Suffolk University Law School students with demonstrated need.

    Sokoloff Intellectual Property Award
    Established by Stanley W. Sokoloff, JD '66, to provide financial assistance to a graduating law student in the intellectual property concentration. The ideal candidate will be ethically sensitive and highly regarded by his/her faculty and peers and demonstrate high academic achievement. The award will be presented in the student's final year of study.

    Peter Sorgi Scholarship
    This award was established by Peter Sorgi, Esq., a long-time friend of Suffolk University, to assist deserving law students whose economic circumstances might otherwise preclude their attendance at Suffolk University Law School.

    Steinberg Scholarship
    Established by the late Louis Steinberg. This scholarship is given to the fourth year student in the evening division who has achieved the highest cumulative average for the three preceding years.

    Student Bar Association Scholarship Fund
    Established by a gift of the Suffolk University Law School Board of Govenors, funds are awarded to worthy and needy students each year, one student in the day program and one student in the evening program. A separate application during the academic year is required for this scholarship. Students eligible to apply will be notified of the application process and deadline.

    Charles W. and Anne L. Sullivan Family Scholarship
    This award was established by Charles W. and Anne L. Sullivan and family to provide for scholarship awards to deserving law students. Mr. Sullivan served in the Navy during World War II. He was well-educated with a bachelor degree from Boston College, two master degrees from Boston University (business administration and taxation law), and a law degree from BC Law School. After being admitted to the Bar in 1957, he was founding partner with the law firm Sullivan, Sorgi & Dimock in Boston where he specialized in estate planning and administration. Before that he was an agent for the IRS.

    Diane C. Tillotson Alumni Scholars Term Scholarship
    This fund was established to provide assistance to qualified students at Suffolk University Law School base on demonstrated financial need.

    Trifiro-Sargent Scholarship
    Established in honor of Richard J. Trifiro, JD '57, LLD '87, and David J. Sargent, JD '54, to provide financial assistance to worthy and needy students enrolled at Suffolk University Law School.

    Vacovec, Mayotte & Singer, LLP Alumni Scholar Scholarship Fund
    The Alumni Scholars Fund provides Suffolk University Law School with increased financial aid for deserving Law School students with demonstrated financial need whose economic circumstances might otherwise preclude their attendance at Suffolk University Law School.

    Charlotte Rice Warnock Scholarship
    Established by Robert W. Casby, JD '82, in remembrance of his mother and in support of Suffolk University Law School. The scholarship is for a female student at Suffolk University Law School who is also a single mother. When possible, preference is to be given to a Canadian.

    Harold and Edith Widett Scholarship Fund
    This award was established by the late Harold Widett, Esq., JD '32, DJUR '57 to be used for financial aid for students demonstrating scholastic ability who because of financial considerations may be unable to pursue the study of law. Awards from this fund will be used for scholarships to academically qualified and deserving students on the basis of financial need.

    Gregg J. Wilson Scholarship
    This award was established in honor of Gregg Wilson, JD '84, by his father, John Wilson, and his family to support one or more deserving law students with demonstrated financial need.

    The Leo Wyman Memorial Fund
    Established in memory of Leo Wyman, JD '18, and awarded annually at graduation to a day and an evening student whom the faculty identify as having demonstrated dedication to the advancement of the civic and professional responsibilities of a lawyer.

    Zerola Family Centennial Scholarship Fund
    This award was established in 2006 by Paul F. Zerola, JD '01, as part of the Centennial Scholarship Program. The fund will be used to assist academically qualified Suffolk University Law School student(s) with demonstrated financial need.  Preference will be given to students who were formally in foster care or like agencies of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; then to students who were in foster care in any state; then to students from single parent families or who were in the care of relatives/guardians and not parents; then to students who were without a traditional family support structure.