Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
277
Days
April 15 2025
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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What you'll need:
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Helen W. Nies Memorial Scholarship

Description

Special considerations for the Helen W. Nies scholarship include: (a) encouraging the participation of women lawyers in the legal profession, (b) recognizing the contributions of women lawyers to society in general, (c) highlighting academic excellence, (d) addressing need, and (e) advancing the interest of women law students in intellectual property. Applicants must be students pursuing a juris doctor degree; enrolling for the upcoming academic year in any law school accredited by the American Bar Association. For those applicants who will begin law school in the upcoming academic year and cannot provide a law school transcript, please submit a copy of your letter of acceptance to law school. Please visit the scholarship's website for more information.

Amount Details

$10,000
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkRestricted to female students
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Law/Legal Services

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Cover Page; Copy of letter of acceptance to law school
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
  • Checkmark Resume
  • Checkmark Transcript
For more info, please visit our site
Contact Richard McNeely
FCBA Scholarship Committee
richard.mcneely@dinsmore.com
Tel: 202-466-3923
Fax: 202-833-1061 Address 1620 I Street, NW, Suite 801
Washington, DC 20006