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Law School Endowments include:

The Law School holds the following endowed professorships and chairs.

James E. Beasley Professors of Law

Established by alumnus James E. Beasley '56. The Professorships are currently held by Professor David A. Hoffman, Professor Duncan B. Hollis, and Professor Salil K. Mehra.  Previously held by Professor Scott Burris, Professor David Kairys and Professor Laura E. Little.

Laura H. Carnell Chairs in Law

Currently held by Professor Robert Bartow and Professor Jeffrey L. Dunoff.

Jack E. Feinberg '57 Professor of Litigation

Established by alumnus Jack E. Feinberg. The Professorship is currently held by Professor David A. Sonenshein.  Previous Feinberg Professors include Professor Theresa Glennon, Professor Edward D. Ohlbaum, Professor Anthony J. Bocchino and Professor Louis M. Natali.

The Clifford Scott Green Chair and Research Fund in Law

This Chair commemorates the life and career of The Honorable Clifford Scott Green (1923-2007).  This Chair is currently held by Professor Robert J. Reinstein.

Charles B. Klein Professor in Law and Government

Established by friends and colleagues of The Honorable Charles B. Klein '27. The Professorship is currently held by Professor Mark C. Rahdert.  Previous Klein Professors include: Professor Alice Abreu, Professor Richard B. Cappalli, Professor Jeffrey Dunoff, Professor Phoebe A. Haddon and Professor Ameila Boss.

Harold E. Kohn Chair In Law

Established in 2004 by a $2 million contribution from the Kohn Foundation and The Barrack Foundation.  The Chair is currently held by Professor Jonathan C. Lipson.

Peter J. Liacouras Professor of Law

Established in honor of President Peter J. Liacouras by the Gittis Family Fund. The Professorship is currently held by Professor Gregory N. Mandel.  Previous Liacouras Professors include: Professor Jane B. Baron, Professor Richard K. Greenstein, Professor Nancy J. Knauer and Professor Henry J. Richardson, III.

James G. Schmidt Chair in Law

Established in honor of James G. Schmidt '28 and currently held by Professor James Strazzella.

I. Herman Stern Professor of Law for Teaching

Established in honor of Professor I. Herman Stern. The Professorship is currently held by Professor Nancy J. Knauer. Previously held by Professor Robert J. Bartow, Dean JoAnne A. Epps and Professor David G. Post. Previous Stern Research Professors include: Professor David A. Sonenshein, Professor Mark C. Rahdert and Professor William J. Woodward, Jr.

The Judge Charles R. Weiner Professor of Law

Established in honor of Charles R. Weiner '49 who serves on the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.  Judge Weiner was appointed to the Court in 1967 and assumed Senior Status in 1988.  In addition to his J.D. from Temple University, he holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.  The Professorship is currently held by Professor Peter J. Spiro.

 

The Law School has the following defined endowments.

Academic Programs

 

Phyllis W. Beck Fund
 
Established by Phyllis W. Beck, LAW '67 to support the Center for Health Law Policy and Practice.

Consumer Law Fund

Established by Steven Angstreich, LAW '71 and Caroline Lindheim, LAW '87 for an expansion of the substantive and experiential opportunities in the areas of predatory lending, consumer bankruptcy, consumer credit, consumer fraud, mortgage foreclosure and tax preparation assistance.

Judith E. and Alan S. Fellheimer Fund

Established in 1993 by Alan S. Fellheimer, CLA'68, LAE '71, and Judith Eichen Fellheimer, LAE '73, to support law faculty by providing summer faculty research grants, student research assistants and travel to conferences.

Francis S. Friel, Sara G. Scanlan Friel and Francis A. Scanlan Faculty Research Fund

Established in 1987 by Francis A. Scanlan, LAW '50, in memory of his uncle and aunt to provide for grants to Temple University School of Law faculty members who are engaged in the research and preparation of scholarly articles and books.

Dorothy Hittinger Memorial Fund

Established by Carl W. Hittinger, LAW '79 and Richelle D. Hittinger, Law '75 to support symposia sponsored by The Temple Law Review.

The John Lindsey Memorial Fund
This Fund supports faculty scholarships with faculty internships with Green and provides students support for the Summer Abroad Program.

Law Class of 1966 Fund

Established in 1967 by members of the Law School Class of 1966 to support the Law School.

Law Program in Greece Fund

Established in 1993 by former Temple University President, Peter J. Liacouras, to support the summer law program in Greece.

Blanche and A. Groh Schneider Fund

Established in 1963 by A. Groh Schneider, Law '37, for the general purposes of the Law School.

The Murray H. Shusterman Fund - Israel Program

This Fund supports faculty exchanges with Israel and provides student support for the Summer Abroad Program in Tel Aviv.

The Starr Foundation Fund.

This Fund supports the LL.M. Program in Beijing, China.

Frederick A. Tomkins Memorial Fund

Established in 1989 by a bequest from Frederick A. Tomkins, Law '12, to provide general support for the Law School.

Lectureships

Arlin and Neysa Adams Lecture Fund

Established in 2005 by Arlin Adams, SBM'41, CLA'51, HON'65 and Neysa Adams to provide for lectures in constitutional law. 

The H. Fairfax Leary Fund

Established in memorial by former students for topics in business law.

The Frank and Rose Fogel Fund

Established in memorial by family members.

The Honorable Clifford Scott Green Lectureship

This Fund was created to perpetuate the civil rights legacy of Judge Clifford Scott Green '51and to honor his distinguished service to Temple University. 

The Herbert F. Kolsby Distinguished Lectureship in Trial Advocacy

This Fund recognizes and honors Herbert F. Kolsby '51 for his accomplishments and career and for his contributions to the Masters in Trial Advocacy Program at Temple.

The Herbert Myers Lecture Fund

Established in memorial by former colleagues of Professor Myers in 1978.  Professor Herbert Lowe Myers was a gifted and consistently acclaimed classroom teacher who joined the Temple University Faculty in 1965.  In 1978 he received the Christian R. and Mary P. Lindback Foundation Award for distinguished teaching. 

The Edward J. Ross Memorial Lecture in Litigation

Established by family and friends in memory of Edward J. Ross '69 a successful litigator and partner in the firm of Ross and Rubino.

Faculty Support

 The Alan Fellheimer and Jane Eichen Fellhiemer Fund

Established to support faculty scholarship through student research assistantships.

The Friel/Scanlan Fund

The Fund was established through the generosity of the Estates of Francis S. and Sara G. Scanlan Friel and the generosity of their nephew, Francis A. Scanlan '50.  The fund honors law faculty scholarship and provides an annual award for the publication deemed most outstanding by the law faculty. 

The Floyd Tompkins Fund

Provides support for students working as faculty research assistants.

Library Support

Lucas Hirst Free Law Library Endowment Fund

Established in 1948 from the estate of Lucas Hirst to support the operation and maintenance of the Law School Library.

Jacob Kalish Book Fund

Established in 1990 by Mrs. Hattie Kalish in memory of Judge Jacob Kalish, Law '38, for the purchase of books for the Law School Library.

Eva Ostrow Law Library Fund

Established in 1989 by a bequest from Eva Ostrow, in memory of her brothers and parents, to provide support for the Law Library.

Law Class of 1931 Fund

Established by members of the Law Class of 1931 to purchase books for the Law School Library.

Margaret Potter Endowment Fund

Established in 1980 by a bequest from Margaret Potter for the purchase of books for the Law School Library.

The William H. Rawle Fund

For support of the Rawle Collection.

The Eva Ostrow Fund

For general support of the Law Library.

Public Interest Program Funds

The Bradway Fund

Support for legal education programs.

Scholarships, Prizes and Awards
Lynne M. Abraham Award


Established by the Temple Law Alumni Association, this award honors Lynne M. Abraham, LAW '65, and a former Court of Common Pleas judge, who was sworn in as the first woman district attorney of Philadelphia in May 1991.  Awarded to the graduating student with outstanding grades in Criminal Law and Professional Responsibility who plans to work in a public service position. 

David Adamany Award in Constitutional Law Fund

Established in 2001 by Temple University President David Adamany to provide an annual prize to an outstanding student in constitutional law.

Avram G. Adler '53 Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established by his wife, Audrey Adler, in honor of her husband, a trial lawyer who specialized in medical cases and who argued a breakthrough polio case.  This scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need with preference given to students of Jewish descent.

Henry Kent Anderson Human Services Award

Established by his great-grandson in 2005, this award honors Henry Ken Anderson, a Cherokee who was born in 1855 and  dedicated his life to the cause of human rights and social justice for his people.  It is awarded to students whose challenging careers have demonstrated, through exemplary work and deed, a concern for the victims of society's inequities.

The Paul J. Andrisani Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established in 2006 in memory of Paul J. Andrisani, a friend of the Law School and member of the Board of Visitors.  The scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student with financial need.

Archer & Greiner Scholarships

As part of its ongoing commitment to fostering diversity, the firm of Archer & Greiner has established this scholarship to provide financial assistance to an outstanding law student, as well as a paid summer associate position which includes time working in the City Law Department.

Sylvan C. Balder Scholarship Fund

Established by friends of the Beasley School of Law to aid worthy students who demonstrate financial need.

Barenkopf Awards

As a memorial to Benjamin Barenkopf and P. Edward Barenkopf, the late Carrye G. Barenkopf bequeathed a substantial sum for scholarships to be known as the Barenkopf Awards. The third-year day and evening students with the highest scholastic rank are chosen annually as the Barenkopf Scholars and receive full tuition scholarships.

Barrack Public Interest Fellowship Program

Established by the Barrack Foundation in 1995, the program loans funds to eligible graduates who are working full-time in law-related public interest positions and who would be otherwise unable to meet their annual educational loan payments.  If a graduate remains in a qualifying position for six years, whatever funds have been "loaned" to them at that point are forgiven, and the graduate does not have to repay anything to the Program.

The Josephine Bartola '74 Endowed Scholarship

Established by Josephine Bartola '74, a highly respected practitioner and public health industry executive, this scholarship provides assistance to an upper-division evening student with demonstrated financial need and a record of academic achievement.

James E. Beasley Scholarship Fund

Established in 1999 by James E. Beasley, SBM '54, LAW '56, the Beasley Scholars program provides full tuition scholarships in the first year of law school and half tuition scholarships in each additional year to students who demonstrate both financial need and academic excellence.

The Honorable Louis C. Bechtle Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1997 by Judge Bechtle's former and current law clerks as well as colleagues and friends of his family in honor of Judge Bechtle's  twenty-five years on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, during which time Judge Bechtle also served as Chief Judge.  The scholarship is awarded to a second-year day or third-year evening student who exhibits the most promise in criminal law.

Honorable Samuel R. Beckett Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in honor of Judge Beckett who served as an administrative judge for workers compensation for many years and who was also a highly respected practitioner as an attorney for the Social Security Administration, this scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding student who demonstrates financial need.

Arthur L.  and Minette Berns Memorial Prize in Real Estate Law Fund

Established by family and friends in memory of Arthur Berns to provide an award for students who demonstrate excellence in real estate law.

Caren Blumenthal (CLA '72, LAW '78) Memorial Fund

Provides financial aid for students who demonstrate high scholarship, integrity and financial need.

Andrew Bralow Scholarship

Established in 1995 by friends and family to honor the memory of Andrew Bralow, LAW '77. This scholarship is awarded to a law student who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to public service.

Albert L. Bricklin Memorial Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement

Established in memory of Albert L. Bricklin, LAW '38, founding partner of Bricklin Bennett & Saltzburg.  The Award is for a graduating student in the Evening Division who achieves the highest cumulative grade point average.

The Honorable Raymond J. Broderick Scholarship Fund

Established in 1996 by Judge Broderick's law clerks and staff to honor his twenty-five years as a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. This scholarship is awarded annually to a second-year day or third-year evening student who exhibits the most promise in the study of constitutional law and demonstrates financial need.

The Harry and Esther Brown Foundation Scholarship Fund

Established by Stephen A. Feldman '81 to provide scholarship assistance for full-time day or regular evening students who have made outstanding achievements in Health, Aging or Disability Law, or other work related to aging issues or who show great interest and potential in one or more of those areas.

Horace G. Brown Scholars in Law

Established in 1996 by Horace G. Brown, LAW '28, to provide scholarships to Temple University law students who demonstrate good character, academic achievement and financial need in each of the three years of law school.

The Toby Camen Scholarship Fund

Established by Clyde Cutner to honor the career of Toby Camen, a 1977 graduate of the Law School and a tireless advocate for women in the legal profession, this scholarship provides financial support for a deserving law student. 

Bernard S. Cheskin Memorial Scholarship

Established by his wife to perpetuate the memory of Bernard Cheskin, SBM '50, LAW '55. The scholarship is awarded based on ability and financial need with preference given to students who were undergraduates at Temple.

Jane Chu Scholarship Fund

Established in 2005 by the Jane Chu Foundation and Terrence Chu '87, in honor of his grandmother, this fund provides a scholarship to a law student who has demonstrated academic achievement and financial need. Priority is given to students of Asian descent.

The Honorable Nicholas A. Cipriani '43 Award Fund

Established in 2003 by gift from the Justinian Foundation, the Charitable and Educational Trust of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania Order of the Sons of Italy in America and Judge Cipriani's colleagues on the Court of Common Pleas, this scholarship is awarded annually to a student who is a member of the Temple chapter of the Justinian Society.

The Honorable Vincent A. Cirillo '55 Scholarship Fund

Established in 1997 by Judge Cirillo's law clerks and staff in honor of his twenty-seven years as a judge on the Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County and on the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, during which time he also served as president judge. The scholarship is awarded to a second-year day or third-year evening constitutional law student who demonstrates academic achievement and financial need.

 Albert M. Cohen Memorial Award Fund

 Established by the Lambda Sigma Kappa law fraternity to provide an award to graduates who render outstanding service to the School of Law in the work of the Student Bar Association.

The David and Jacob Cohen Scholarship Fund

Established by the Cohen family in honor of David Cohen '52 and his father, Jacob Cohen, this fund provides scholarship assistance to an outstanding student who demonstrates financial need.

Martin Cohen (LAW '67) Family Scholarship

Established in 1996 to provide recognition and financial assistance to students whose backgrounds contribute to the diversity of the student body, who are culturally or educationally disadvantaged, and who demonstrate financial need.

Stewart L. Cohen Scholarship

This scholarship provides financial support for the education and training of outstanding law students who demonstrate financial need as well as commitment and service to the work of the Sheller Center for Social Justice in an effort to keep the promise of “justice for all.”


Beth Cross Memorial Award Fund

 Established in memory of Beth Cross, LAW '90, former executive director of the Legal Clinic for the Disabled, by her husband Marc Flood, CLA '78, LAW '90, to provide an award for a graduate who is planning a career in public interest law and has demonstrated Ms. Cross' commitment and dedication to providing legal assistance to underserved populations.

Nelson Diaz Scholars in Law

Funded by a grant from the PNC Foundation in 2012 to honor Judge Diaz’s contribution to the legal world and the community, the scholarship provides financial support to law students whose summer work experiences reflect Judge Diaz’s commitment to the Latino community.

Patricia Drumm Crossen Award Fund

Established in 2000 by a bequest from Mrs. Crossen to provide for two awards to graduating students who have shown the greatest perseverance in achieving their goal of obtaining a law degree.

Myron H. Deutsch Memorial Award Fund

Established by his colleagues to honor the memory of Myron Deutsch, LAW '60, to provide an award for a student who excels in the trial advocacy program.

Catherine Donahue Memorial Award Fund

Established in memory of Catherine Donahue, LAW '32, to provide an award for the graduating student with the highest grade point average in estate counseling.

Stewart J. Eisenberg Trial Lawyer Scholarship

Established in 2009 by Stewart J. Eisenberg, LAW '80 to provide support for the education and training of law students to pursue careers in Trial Law.  Preference is given to students who seek to gain experience with a firm that primarily represents plaintiffs.

Julian Eule Scholarship

Established by colleagues and friends to honor Julian Eule, a member of the law faculty from 1977 to 1984. This scholarship is awarded to a third- or fourth-year student who, in the opinion of the faculty, wrote the best paper for submission to one of the law school journals in the area of federal or state constitutional law.

Faculty Centennial Scholarship

Established by the law faculty in 1995 to honor the School's centennial. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student with financial need who demonstrates academic achievement.

Stuart D. Fiel Scholarship Fund

Established in 2002 by the estate of Stuart D. Fiel, CLA '76, LAW '79, '95, to provide scholarships to Beasley School of Law students who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

Irvin B. and Marcia Fineman Memorial Fund

Established as a memorial to Irvin B. Fineman, SBM '36, LAW '40, the fund provides scholarships for second- and third-year law students who demonstrate financial need and high scholastic achievement.

Theodore Flowers Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in 1983 in honor of Theodore Flowers, LAW '66, by his partners at White and Williams, together with contributions from his colleagues at the Bar Association, clients and friends. The fund provides scholarships for students in the evening division with the highest grade point average at the end of the first year. Recipients must be graduates of a Philadelphia high school.

Barbara W. Freedman Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in 2005 by family, friends, and colleagues of Barbara W. Freedman, LAW '77, a distinguished member of the Board of Visitors and a well-known and highly-respected lawyer who served as a member of the Tax Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association for 25 years, to provide scholarships for students enrolled in the Law School's LL.M. in Taxation Program who have distinguished records.

Garfinkle and Corbman Trial Advocacy Scholarship Fund

Established by Gerald Garfinkle, LAW '67, and Scott Corbman to provide scholarships for students demonstrating financial need and aptitude in trial advocacy, with preference given to students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Andrew Gay Award Fund

Established in 2001 by Edward Chacker, CLA '68, LAW '70, in honor of Andrew Gay, LAW '63, to provide for an award to be presented to a student who excels in trial advocacy in the area of criminal law.

Eugene Gelfand (SBM '41, LAW '49) Memorial Fund

Established in 1987 by Elsie S. Gelfand and friends to provide financial aid to a second-year student who has demonstrated financial need and public service through law school activities.

Harriet Robinson Gillock Memorial Fund

Established by friends of Harriet Robinson Gillock, LAW '80, to perpetuate and honor her memory and to provide an award for the graduating student who most exemplifies Gillock's integrity and professional and personal dedication to her fellow students and the law school community.

Jack M. and Frieda Golden Prize Fund

Established in 1985 by Charles M. Golden, LAW '61, in honor of his parents, to provide annual prizes for students in the Beasley School of Law for legal writing and scholarship in the area of health care administration.

Morris H. Goldman Scholarship in Law

This full-tuition scholarship is awarded annually to a first-year law student who demonstrates academic achievement and financial need.

Donald M. Gravatt Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in 1993 by Mr. Gravatt's colleagues and friends to provide scholarships for law students, preferably law enforcement officers, who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

The Honorable Clifford Scott Green Scholarship Fund

Established in 1999 by current and former law clerks and staff of Clifford Scott Green, SBM '49, LAW '51, HON '77, in honor of his distinguished service as a federal judge. The scholarship is awarded to a second-year day or third-year evening law student who is committed to public interest law or pro bono legal service and demonstrates academic achievement and financial need.

Jean B. Green, LAW '53 and Carole D. Green Scholarship

Established in 2010,  provides assistance to a law student who has demonstrated interest or achievement in trial advocacy or alternative dispute resolution, as well as financial need.

Professor Samuel Gyandoh Award Fund

Established in 2002 by Temple University Chancellor Peter J. Liacouras in honor of Professor Gyandoh to provide a graduation prize for a student who is an International LL.M. candidate and who renders outstanding professional and personal service to the Law School community.

Lena L. Hale Memorial Prize Fund

Established in 1975 through a bequest by Lena Hale to provide for a prize to a graduate for outstanding extracurricular activities.

Edwin Hall Scholarship Fund

This fund provides scholarships to law students in their final year who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

William Beasley Harris (EDU '40, LAW '46) Memorial Fund

Established in 1984 by Patricia R. Harris to provide scholarships to law students who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

The Honorable J. Sydney Hoffman (LAW '33) Scholarship Fund

Established in 1998 by David Cohen, LAW '52, to honor Judge Hoffman's distinguished service as a judge on the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia and on the Superior Court of Pennsylvania and provide scholarships to Temple University law students who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

Hiliary Holloway Scholarship

Established in memory of their partner, Hiliary Holloway, EDU '56, LAW '64, by Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin. The scholarship is awarded annually to an evening division student who best exemplifies the qualities valued by Mr. Holloway during his life: academic excellence, community service, and a commitment to justice.

Horn-Tucker Scholarship Fund

Established in 2010 by Alycia S. Horn, LAW '89 and Joe Tucker, Jr., LAW '89.  The scholarship supports students with financial need. A preference is given to students who are members of the Temple Black Law Students Association Chapter.

The Justin Michael Ingerman Scholarship
 
Established through the Justin Ingerman Foundation by his parents, Brad and Laurie Ingerman, and his sister, Danielle Ingerman, this scholarship honors the life and perpetuates the memory of Justin Ingerman. The fund provides a full-tuition scholarship for an incoming law student.

Victor S. Jaczun Memorial Award Fund

Established in 1983 in memory of Victor S. Jaczun, LAW '63, to provide an annual award to students who excel in trial advocacy.

Josef Jaffe (LAW '33) Corporate Scholarship Fund

Established in 1993 by family and members of Jaffe's law firm to provide scholarships to second- and third-year corporate law students who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

Seth Jamison (LAW '87) Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2001 by Judith J. Jamison, LAW '48, to provide a scholarship to a law student attending the summer program in Rome, Italy who demonstrates financial need.

Jacquelyn E. Davis Johnson Success Fund

Established by her daughter, Cheryl Renee Johnson, LAW '91, to perpetuate the memory and celebrate the life of Jacquelyn E. Davis Johnson and to provide an annual award to a student who demonstrates commitment to public service and the practice of law in the public sector, and who is a member of the Black Law Students Association.

Stewart P. Keeling Award Fund

Established in 1945 through a bequest from Reverend Stewart Keeling to provide a prize to the graduating law student who attains the highest grade point average.

Chong Joo Kim Scholarship Fund

Established in 1995 by Y. Peter Kim, LAW '78, and J. Susan Kim to provide a financial award to a Beasley School student who demonstrates financial need and displays evidence of commitment to the advancement of the interests of ethnic minorities in the U.S., especially Korean Americans. Priority will be given to students who are dues-paying members of the Asian/Pacific Islander American Law Student Association.

Terrence H. Klasky Memorial Award Fund

Established in memory of Terrence H. Klasky, LAW '72, to provide an award for the graduate who demonstrates outstanding achievement in banking, negotiable instruments or consumer protection.

Samuel E. Klein (SBM '68, LAW '71) Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in 2002 by James E. Beasley, SBM '54, LAW '56, and others to provide scholarships for law students who demonstrate financial need and outstanding academic achievement in the area of constitutional law, particularly in the subjects of political and civil rights.

Jacob Kossman (LAW '35) Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in 1991 by Estelle Gold Kossman, CLA '40, MED '43, to provide financial assistance to criminal law students who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

Harry R. Kozart Memorial Prize Fund

Established in memory of Harry R. Kozart, LAW '32, to provide a prize to the graduate who attains the highest grade in a products liability course.

Kranzel Award Fund

Established in memory of Frank Kranzel and in honor of Sonia Kranzel by their son, Judge Isadore Kranzel, SBM '53, LAW '56, to provide an award for the graduate who writes the best paper in the areas of public service, state or local government regulations, or health law.

The Honorable Morton Krase Memorial Scholarship 

Established in 2011 in honor of Morton Krase, Class of 1962 and a longstanding member of the Temple Law Alumni Association, by his friends and family, this scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student with financial need.

Robert S. Kravitz (SBM' 66, LAW '72, '78) Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in 1991 by Stuart A. Kravitz, MED '76, to provide scholarships to second- and third-year Temple University law students who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need and shown interest in the study of the law of taxation.

Judge I. Raymond Kremer and Clare Kremer Scholarship Fund

Established in honor of I. Raymond Kremer, CLA '42, LAW '48, and his wife, Clare, to provide scholarships for deserving students who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need.

Robert Lamberton Award Fund

Established by Samuel Rosenberg, SBM '31, LAW '35, to provide an award to graduates of the day and evening divisions who receive the highest grade in constitutional law.

John B. Langel Scholarship 

This scholarship honors the career of John B. Langel, a 1974 graduate of the Law School, and provides financial support to an outstanding law student who participated in a collegiate athletic program.

Melvin Lashner Award Fund

Established in 2000 by Marilyn A. Lashner, SCT '79, in memory of her husband, Melvin Lashner, LAW '55, to provide an annual award to a law student who demonstrates outstanding achievement in the study of bankruptcy or commercial law.

The Law Class of 1957 Endowed Scholarship

Established by the Law Class of 1957, represented by M. Mark Mendel, in commemoration and celebration of their 50th Class Reunion, this scholarship provides financial assistance to an outstanding student who demonstrates financial need.

The Law Class of 1968 Endowed Scholarship

Established by the Law Class of 1968, represented by David Roeberg, in commemoration and celebration of their 40th Class Reunion, this scholarship provides financial assistance to an outstanding student who demonstrates financial need.


Class of 1976 Scholarship

Established by the Law Class of 1976 to commemorate and celebrate their 30th reunion and to express their heartfelt thanks to the faculty, staff and administration of the Law School for the outstanding legal education they received and in grateful recognition of the opportunities their legal education has provided to them.  The scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student who demonstrates financial need.

The Law Class of 1977 Endowed Scholarship

Established by the Law Class of 1977, represented by Dennis A. Arouca, in commemoration and celebration of their 30th Class Reunion.  The scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student who demonstrates financial need.

Class of 1978 Scholarship

Established by Susanna Lachs, LAW '78, in honor of her graduating class, this scholarship is awarded to a law student who demonstrates academic achievement and financial need.

Class of 2003 - Marie McCool Scholarship Fund

Established in 2006 by the Law Class of 2003 in grateful recognition of the outstanding legal education they received and in memory of Marie McCool, a highly respected member of the class, whose focus, determination and commitment to the highest standards was an inspiration to many.  The scholarship is awarded to both an outstanding day and evening division student who demonstrates financial need.

Benjamin B. & Natalie O. Levin Memorial Scholarship

Established by the children of Benjamin and Natalie Levin. Benjamin Levin was a 1943 graduate of the Law School.  This Scholarship is awarded to students with financial need.

Rita S. Levine '74 Memorial Award

Established by her family in memory of Rita S. Levine, LAW '74, in recognition of her devotion to public service to provide supplemental support to a student selected as a Public Interest Scholar.

Benjamin F. Levy '66 Scholarship

Established in 2001 by the family of Benjamin F. Levy, SBM '62, LAW '66, and the Temple Law Alumni Association to provide scholarships to students who excel in providing extraordinary service to the school community and who demonstrate financial need, with preference given to those who express interest in solo or small group practice.

James and Stella Liacouras Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1977 in memory of James Peter and Stella Lagakos Liacouras, parents of Peter Liacouras, the seventh dean of the Beasley School of Law and the seventh president of Temple University. In determining those students who are eligible, the School shall exercise discretion consistent with the spirit in which this fund was created: to honor the lives of James and Stella Liacouras, both immigrants from Greece, and their industriousness, humility and accomplishment.

John J. Mackiewicz Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in 2001 by members of his law firm, Woodcock, Washburn, Kurtz, Mackiewicz and Norris, LLP to honor the memory of John J. Mackiewicz, LAW '96, and provide scholarships for third- or fourth-year students who excel in the area of intellectual property.

Elden S. and Mildred Magaw Memorial Fund

Established in honor of the late Elden S. Magaw, the first full-time faculty member of the Beasley School of Law, and his wife, Mildred, to provide a scholarship to a student who is financially needy and excels in the study of contract law.

Constance W. Maier (LAW '88) Memorial Award Fund

Established in 2003 by the Brehon Law Society of Philadelphia to provide an annual award to the student in the Beasley School of Law who attains the highest grade in the trusts and estates class.

Manchel, Lundy and Lessin Scholarship Fund

Established by Donald Manchel, SBM '55, LAW '58, Marvin Lundy, SBM '56, LAW '59, and Marvin I. Lessin, LAW '59, to provide scholarships for law students from the greater Philadelphia area.

Gene Mariano Jr. Memorial Award Fund

Established in 1984 by Judge Gene Mariano, LAW '30, in memory of his son, to provide awards for second year law students with financial need, who are in the upper half of their class, with preference given to students from Camden or Southern New Jersey.

Nellie Mariano Memorial Award Fund

Established in 1985 by Judge Gene Mariano, LAW '30, in memory of his wife, to provide awards for third-year law students with financial need, who are in the upper half of the class, with preference given to students from Camden or Southern New Jersey.

Joseph W. Marshall (LAW '54) Scholarship Fund

Established in 1992 by Professor Marshall's former students to provide scholarships for third-year law students who exhibit outstanding aptitude in the study of taxation and who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Louis Matkoff '32 Scholarship Fund

Established in 1991 by Louis Matkoff, LAW '32, to provide scholarships to Temple University law students who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Henry W. Maxmin, LAW '37 Scholarship

Established by the Newell DeValpine Foundation, this scholarship honors Henry W. Maxmin and provides a partial scholarship to an outstanding student who demonstrates commitment to a career in public interest law.

Thomas A. McFadden Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Thomas McFadden, LAW '96; LL.M. in Taxation '98; LL.M. in Trial Advocacy '01, in grateful recognition of the outstanding legal education he received and in the hope of providing educational opportunities to others.  This scholarship provides assistance to students with financial need with preference for student enrolled in the evening division.

Richard J. Noonan '88 Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established by members of the Class of 1988 in memory of their classmate who died during his last semester. The scholarship is awarded to students in their final year of studies who demonstrate financial need and excellence in the study of business law.

Pamela J. Norley, Esq., LAW '88 Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Pamela J. Norley to provide scholarships for students enrolled in the Law School who have demonstrated financial need, with preference given to students in the evening division or part-time day division.

Donald Orlowsky Memorial Award Fund

Established in 1992 by friends and associates of Judge Donald Orlowsky to provide annual recognition and financial assistance to one or more students who demonstrate financial need and excellence in brief writing.

Israel Packel Memorial Award Fund for Distinguished Scholastic Performance

Established by members of Fox, Rothchild, O'Brien & Frankel, and by admirers and friends, in memory of Professor Israel Packel, faculty member, former Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, to provide awards to the graduating seniors in the day and evening divisions who have the highest cumulative averages.

Robert C. Podwil Memorial Prize Fund

Established by the partners of the law firm Reed, Smith, Shaw & McClay to honor Mr. Podwil, a partner in the firm and a distinguished member of the Beasley School faculty, to provide an annual award to a graduate who demonstrates excellent academic performance in the area of intellectual property.

Herman I. Pollock Memorial Fund

Established as a memorial to the late Herman I. Pollock, chief public defender of Philadelphia from 1946 to 1948, to aid needy law students.

Samuel Polsky Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1997 by the Polsky family to provide scholarships to deserving Temple University law students who participated in the Samuel Polsky Moot Court Competition.

Arthur Pomerantz, Esq.  LAW '72 Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2006 by Arthur Pomerantz to provide scholarships for students enrolled in the third-year evening division J.D. program who demonstrate the greatest improvement in their grade-point average between their first and second year.

Joey Pozzuolo International Studies Scholarship Fund

Established in 2006 by Joseph R. Pozzuolo, SBM '72, LAW '75, and the Joey Pozzuolo Family Foundation to provide tuition assistance to students with financial need who wish to study in residence at one of the law school's international programs, with preference given to eligible students participating in the summer program in Rome.

Joey Pozzuolo Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in 2002 by Sharyn and Joseph (SBM '72, LAW '75) Pozzuolo to provide scholarships for law students who were either full time faculty members at Friends Central School in Wynnewood, PA for at least four years, students at Friends Central School for at least six years, or graduates of Friends Central School who attended for at least four years and demonstrate a strong academic background and financial need.

Honorable Lawrence Prattis Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2007 by family, friends and classmates of Judge Prattis, LAW '51, to honor his life-long dedication and commitment to the highest standards in the practice of law. The scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student with financial need.

Stephen Presser Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to entering students with a commitment to working in the public interest.

Donald Price Scholarship Fund

Created by faculty and alumni in honor of their former colleague and teacher, the fund provides financial support to a second- and third-year evening student so that he/she may pursue public interest or pro bono work during the summer.

Joseph W. Price III Memorial Award Fund

Established in 1982 by faculty and alumni in memory of Joseph W. Price, SBM '37, LAW '44, to provide an award for graduating seniors who demonstrate outstanding achievement in the law of taxation.

Samuel N. Rabinowitz Scholarship Fund

Established in 2005 in honor of Samuel Rabinowitz, LAW '59, by his friends and family.  This scholarship provides tuition assistance to a student with financial need and an interest in pursuing a career in business, tax law and trusts and estates.

Arthur Raynes '59 Scholarship Fund

Established in honor of Arthur Raynes, LAW '59, becoming chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association to provide scholarships to students who demonstrate financial need and academic excellence.

J. Howard Reber (LAW '00) Scholarship Fund

Established to provide an annual award to a law student who exhibits financial need.

Robert J. Reinstein Scholarship

Established by the faculty and staff of Beasley School of Law in honor of Dean Reinstein's nineteen years of outstanding leadership and service as dean. This scholarship is awarded annually to the student in the day division with the highest general average at the end of the first year.

Henry J. Richardson III Award Fund

Established in honor of Professor Richardson for his personal contribution to critical thinking in the areas of international law, development and human rights and his dedication to fostering thoughtful scholarship, to provide an award to the student who writes the best paper in the area of international human rights.

Percival Roberts Rieder (LAW '32) Scholarship Fund

Established by Mary Taubel Rieder in honor of her husband to provide an award to a student who best exemplifies Mr. Rieder's commitment to the legal profession.

Owen J. Roberts Scholarship Fund

Established in memory of the late Justice Owen J. Roberts to provides scholarships to needy students who have successfully completed at least one year of law study.

Bonnie Rome Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in 1992 by Joel E. Rome, CST '57, LAW '62, to provide scholarships to first-year law students who are Pennsylvania residents and demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Serena Dobson Ross Scholarship Fund

In honor of the 25th anniversary of the Temple chapter of the Black Law Students Association and the Law School Centennial, the scholarship was created by classmates, family and colleagues in honor of Serena Dobson, SBM '75, LAW '78, and her career as an activist, law student, assistant U.S. attorney, and community leader.

Leonard Rubin '49 Public Interest Scholar Fund

Established in recognition of generous gifts to the law school made by Leonard Rubin, SBM '43, LAW '49, to provide scholarships to incoming students who have a strong commitment to public interest work, exhibit leadership potential and intend to pursue a career in public interest law.

Marcus Sacks Memorial Scholarship Fund

Awarded to students with financial need.

Alfred Sarowitz (LAW '49) Scholarship Fund

Established in 1989 by friends and partners in the firm of Margolis, Edelstein & Scherlis to provide scholarships to law students who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Edwin L. Scherlis (LAW '64) Scholarship in Trial Advocacy Fund

Established in 2001 by Jerome M. Staller, CLA '67, '75, to provide scholarships to law students in the discipline of trial advocacy who have demonstrated academic achievement and financial need.

Daniel J. Schrull and Frances G. Schrull Scholarship Fund

Established in 1988 by Frances Schrull in memory of her husband, Daniel J. Schrull, CLA '31, LAW '35, to provide scholarships to law students, preferably from Pennsylvania, who demonstrate financial need and an interest in public service law.

The Robert T. Schumack, Esq. ’53 Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2005 in memory of Robert T. Schumack ’53 by his friend Stella J. Scheckter, CLA ’48, in recognition of Mr. Schumack’s brave service to his country in World War II as a U.S. Marine, where he lost his sight during the Battle for Iwo Jima. This scholarship honors Mr. Schumack’s life-long dedication and commitment to the highest standards in the practice of law, in spite of his physical disability, and provides tuition assistance to a law student who has demonstrated financial need with a preference given to students with serious physical disabilities.

Dr. Jacob Seltzer Memorial Fund

Established by the wife and daughters of Jacob Seltzer, MED '54, to perpetuate his memory and to encourage and inspire students who, because of financial problems, find it difficult to pursue the study of law as a second career.

Professor Peter Sevareid Award Fund

Established in 2002 by Chancellor Peter J. Liacouras in honor of Beasley School Professor Peter Sevareid to provide a graduation prize to an International LL.M. candidate who demonstrates outstanding academic studies.

Bertha and Albert M. Shapiro Memorial Scholarship Fund

Created in memory of Albert M. Shapiro, LAW '19, and his beloved wife, Bertha, to provide an award to a first-year law student who demonstrates financial need and who graduated from a public high school in Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, or Delaware counties.

Milton C. Sharp Memorial Award Fund

Established in 1977 through a bequest from Milton C. Sharp, CLA '31, to provide an award to graduates of the day or evening divisions who receive the highest grades in land use planning.

Isadore A. Shrager Scholarship Fund

Established in 1992 by Harold E. Kohn, a member of the Temple University Board of Trustees, in honor of fellow Board member Isadore A. Shrager, LAW '38, to provide scholarships to third-year day or fourth-year evening law students who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Sara A. Shull Memorial Award Fund

Established by Dr. and Mrs. Elden S. Magaw to provide an award for excellence in legal research and writing.

Murray H. Shusterman Award for Outstanding Teaching in Law

Awarded annually to a member of the law faculty selected by the Temple Law Alumni Association for this distinction.

Lenard H. Sigal Memorial Award Fund

Established in 1984 by friends and colleagues of Lenard H. Sigal, SBM '52, LAW '55, to provide an award for graduates who demonstrate excellence in criminal law studies.

Stanley E. Silverstein Memorial Award Fund

Established in 1990 by his brother, Martin J. Silverstein, LAW '79, to provide an award for a student who displays outstanding aptitude in the study of law and who participates in the summer program in Israel.

Dean Carl E. Singley Scholarship Fund

Established in 2002 by Joe Tucker, LAW '89, in honor of Carl Singley, LAW '72, former dean of the Beasley School of Law, to provide scholarships for law students who are graduates of historically black colleges and demonstrate strong academic background and financial need.

The Honorable Dolores K. Sloviter Award Fund

Established in 1999 to commemorate the term of Dolores K. Sloviter, CLA '53, HON '86, as Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and to provide an annual award to a student who writes an excellent paper in the areas of judicial administration or federal jurisdiction.

Smith and Leibel Family Law Award Fund

Established in 1986 by Elaine Smith and Shelley Leibel Szwalbenest, LAW '81, to provide an award for a law student who writes the best paper on a topic related to family law.

William R. Spofford Scholarship Fund

Established by the partners of Ballard, Spahr, Andrews and Ingersoll to honor their senior partner and former chair of the Board of Trustees of Temple University, William R. Spofford. This scholarship is awarded annually to one or more second- and third-year law students who are financially needy and have evidenced a capacity for outstanding legal scholarship.

John F. Street (LAW '75) Scholarship in Law and Legislative Internship

Established in 1993 by Carl E. Singley, LAW '72, professor of law and former dean, to provide scholarships for second- and third-year law students who are members of the Black Law Students Association. In addition, the recipient will have the opportunity to serve a legislative internship with the Philadelphia City Council.

Frances W. Sullivan Gift Fund

Established in 1963 by Francis W. Sullivan, Law '30, to be used to encourage research and writing by members of the Law School Faculty.

Sender and Janina Szwalbenest Memorial Award Fund

Established in 1996 by Ben J. Szwalbenest, SBM '78, LAW '81, in honor of his parents, to provide an award for a graduate who has immigrated to the United States and has rendered outstanding service to the Beasley School of Law and the community.

Tau Epsilon Rho Law Society Award Fund

Established in 2000 to provide an award for the graduate who writes the best paper on a topic related to professional responsibility and who best exemplifies the virtues of truth, ethics and righteousness.

Technical Advisory Services for Attorneys (TASA) Prize Fund for Outstanding Performance in the Field of Evidence

Established by Edwin H. Sherman, CLA '50, EDU '51, and Jay L. Rosen, CLA '50, EDU '51, co-founders of TASA, to provide an award for students who excel in the field of evidence.

The Temple Law Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship Fund 

Endowed in 2006 by the Temple Law Alumni Association to provide scholarships for students in both the day and evening divisions who have demonstrated financial need, have completed two years of law school coursework, and have demonstrated an extraordinary involvement and commitment to the greater law school community.

Temple University Law Foundation Scholarship and Loan Fund

Established in 1960 for the purpose of raising money to support the law school. Law Foundation scholarships and loans are awarded to students with demonstrated financial need in January of each year.

Floyd Tompkins Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established by the Pennsylvania Credit Union in memory of Floyd Tompkins, LAW '36, to provide scholarships for law students with financial need, with preference given to students who are members of a credit union.

Evelyn M. Trommer Scholarship Fund

Established in 1993 by the estate of Judge Trommer, LAW '39, to provide scholarships for students who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need, with preference given to evening division students who are members of the Women's Law Caucus.

John W. Walter (LAW '70) Scholarship for Public Interest Internships

Established in 1993 by family, friends and colleagues to award grants to law students who are working in public interest positions and who exhibit Mr. Walter's commitment to serving indigent clients.

Paul Willig Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in 2000 by Jeanne Willig to provide scholarships for law students who are Pennsylvania residents and who demonstrate academic excellence.

Sidney H. Willig Scholarship Fund

Established in 1992 by Sterling Winthrop, Inc. to honor Professor Willig, a long-time faculty member who taught food, drug and cosmetic and device law, and products liability.

George P. Williams III Memorial Fund

Established in 1984 by partners, associates and friends of George P. Williams, Law '44, to provide for an annual award for an outstanding faculty member and to purchase books for the Law School library.

Benjamin L. Winderman Award Fund

Established in 2000 by Benjamin Winderman, SBM '47, LAW '54, to provide for an award to a graduating student who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement in the JD/MBA program.

Sidney R. Zall Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established to honor Sidney R. Zall, who was an extremely able, active and conscientious member of the Philadelphia Bar Association, to provide scholarships for law students in need who have demonstrated high scholastic ability, with preference given to those students residing in Philadelphia.

Jerry Zaslow (SBM '37, MED '40, LAW '71) Memorial Award Fund

Established in 1988 by Mr. and Mrs. Norman Mittman (SBM '67) to provide an award for a graduate who demonstrates academic achievement as well as well-rounded activity within the law school community.