Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship

Sponsor: The Justice & Diversity Center of the Bar Association of San Francisco

$5,000 - $10,000
award type
April 11th
application deadline
1 - 5
5 Awarded, 34 Applied
Prior Year

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The Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship provides financial assistance to qualified students from minority groups underrepresented in our law schools. The scholarship is based on academic achievement, financial need, and diversity. The recipient must be a rising first year law student attending one of the eight participating Northern California law schools. The vast majority of scholarships awarded are $10,000 yearly. Students may receive a one-time or multi-year scholarship depending upon available funds and successful completion of the scholarship requirements stated at the time the award is given.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a graduate student
  • Must attend a university or a four-year college
  • Must not be attending high school currently
  • Restricted by race for American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, Black or Hispanic students
  • Restricted to students studying in California
  • Restricted to students studying Law/Legal Services

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