Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
87
Days
October 18 2024
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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What you'll need:
  • Checkmark Other - Letter of good standing; List of financial assistance you are currently receiving
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Application Form May Be Submitted By Email
  • Checkmark Community Service
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
  • Checkmark Resume
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BWLA Scholarship

Description

The Black Women Lawyers' Association Scholarship Fund (BWLA-SF) endeavors to uplift Black students in the law by providing resources and mentorship in support of their legal education and career advancement. The purpose of the BWLA-SF Fall Book Scholarship is to meet a portion of the financial needs of current law students. Applicants must attend an ABA-accredited law school in the Chicagoland area or have a demonstrated present or future connection to the Chicago legal market; demonstrate a commitment to public service or diversity (evidenced by current leadership or participation in community service or outreach); and supply a letter of good standing from your school's registrar. Please visit the scholarship's website for more information.

Amount Details

$1,000
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkRestricted by race for Black students
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Illinois
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Law/Legal Services
  • CheckmarkRestricted by ethnic heritage: African

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Letter of good standing; List of financial assistance you are currently receiving
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Application Form May Be Submitted By Email
  • Checkmark Community Service
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
  • Checkmark Resume
  • Checkmark Transcript
Contact scholarship@bwla.org
Tel: 312-554-2088 Address 321 S. Plymouth Ct., Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60604