Only law students pursuing a Juris Doctor (non LL.M) degree in an accredited law school in the U.S. at least half time as determined by the school is eligible for a NAPABA Law Foundation Scholarship. The law school must be accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) or the Association of American Law Schools (AALS).
Each applicant must submit a completed and signed NAPABA Law Foundation Scholarship Application form.
(A single application is needed to be considered for all scholarships.)
Each applicant must submit with the application form (a) an official copy of the applicant's most recent law school transcript (or for first-year law students, a statement from their law school certifying that they are law degree candidates enrolled at least half-time); (b) a resume; and (c) two letters of recommendation from persons not related to the applicant. Applicants who wish to demonstrate financial need may also submit a copy of their law school application for financial assistance.
One or more members of the Scholarship selection committee may interview finalists.
The application and all required attachments must be postmarked by September 1, 2014. Scholarship recipients will be notified before the 2014 NAPABA Annual Convention in Scottsdale, AZ.
Please carefully read the eligibility rules, application instructions, and timeline prior to emailing NLF for further information.
2013 Scholarship Application
The 2014 Scholarship Application will be available Summer 2014