Upper-Level Scholarship

As an upper-level student, you have the opportunity to receive substantial scholarship support thanks to generous funding from alumni and other members of the Hofstra Law community.

Below is a list of available upper-level scholarships, including the following information for each: the range of the award, a short description of the scholarship, key criteria and a link to the application.  

APALSA/SALSA ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP (Range of award: $1,000-$2,999)

  • Awarded to a student(s) who has demonstrated a commitment to the Asian-Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) and/or the South Asian Law Student Association (SALSA), strong academic performance (with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0) and financial need.

Established by John Bae ’89 and Fusae Nara ’91 and other APALSA/SALSA alumni.
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BLACK LAW STUDENTS ALUMNI ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP (Range of award:  $1,000-$2,999)

  • Awarded to a student(s) in good standing who is a member of the Black Law Students Association for at least one year, has a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75, demonstrates a commitment to public service, and demonstrates academic achievement and financial need.

Established by the Black Law Students Alumni Association.
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LINDA CARMODY-ROBERTS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP IN TRUSTS & ESTATES/ELDER LAW (Range of award:  $3,000-$4,999)

  • Awarded to a student pursuing a career in the area of trusts and estates, particularly in elder law.

Established by George Roberts in memory of his wife, Linda Carmody-Roberts ’74.
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SARI M. FRIEDMAN ’77, ’80 ENDOWED LAW SCHOLARSHIP (Range of award:  $3,000-$4,999)
  • Awarded to a deserving student (or students) based on academic achievement and/or financial need, with preference given to a student with a concentration in family law.

Established by Sari M. Friedman '77, '80.
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THE HONORABLE FRANK A. GULOTTA ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP OF THE COLUMBIAN LAWYERS’ ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC. (Range of award: $5,000-$9,999)
  • Awarded to an upper-level student who is a resident of Nassau County and has at least one parent of Italian ancestry.

Established by the Columbian Lawyers' Association of Nassau County in recognition of the Honorable Frank A. Gulotta.
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PETER S. KALIKOW ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP (Range of award:  $10,000-$14,999)
  • Awarded to an upper-level student who has demonstrated an outstanding record of achievement.

Established by Peter S. Kalikow, a trustee of Hofstra University.
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SIDNEY AND PEARL KALIKOW ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP (Range of award:  $1,000-$2,999)
  • Awarded to an upper-level student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and financial need. 

Established by Edward Kalikow ’78 in memory of his parents, Sidney and Pearl Kalikow.
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LALSA ENDOWED ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP (Range of award:  $1,000-$2,999)
  • Awarded by the LALSA Alumni Scholarship Fund Committee to provide economic support to those students who exhibit a commitment to the Latino community and/or to the Hofstra University Chapter of the Latino/a Law Students Association, financial need for additional resources with which to finance their legal education, and academic promise toward completing a J.D. degree at Hofstra University.

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ONE HUNDRED BLACK MEN ENDOWED LAW SCHOLASHIP (Range of award:  $1,000-$3,000)

  • Established by One Hundred Black Men to support the education of outstanding students at Hofstra Law.

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ARTHUR PERGAMENT ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP (Range of award:  $3,000-$4,999)

  • Awarded to a meritorious J.D./M.B.A. degree candidate.

Established by Arthur Pergament '85.
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JOSEPH M. RIZZO MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP (Range of award:  $1,000-$2,999)

  • Awarded to a deserving upper-level law student (or students) who demonstrates academic achievement and an interest in pursuing a career in criminal law.

Established by Jessica Zimmerman '04, the Rizzo family and friends in memory of Joseph M. Rizzo.
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