The Dominican Bar Association (DBA) seeks to increase the number of Latinos and underrepresented persons in the legal profession. Each year, the DBA awards individual scholarships in the amount of $3,000 to eligible law students who demonstrate community involvement, academic promise and financial need.
Law students entering their first, second and third year (and evening students entering their fourth year) at an American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school are eligible to apply. Students working toward their LL.M. degree are not eligible.
The completed scholarship application and the required supplemental materials must be received or emailed by Friday, August 21, 2015 to be considered. Please click on the following link for the application form and more information about the scholarship: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/fb1c4b730f5d44a82b9383d10/files/2015_DBA_Scholarship_Application_fillable_.pdf.
All materials should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Scholarship Application Enclosed" or mailed to:
The Dominican Bar Association
PO Box 203
New York, NY 10013
Questions about the scholarship can be emailed to email@example.com until Tuesday, August 18, 2015.
Scholarship recipients will be notified by September 12, 2015. Recipients will be recognized at DBA's 2015 Annual Scholarships Gala on Monday, September 28, 2015
The Committee on Animals and the Law of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) is very pleased to announce the Seventh Annual Student Writing Competition.
Law students are invited to submit to the Committee an article concerning any area of Animal Law. All submissions will be reviewed by a panel of attorneys and other professionals practicing or otherwise involved in animal law.
The first place winner will receive $1,000 and a certificate of achievement. The second place winner will receive $500 and a certificate of achievement.
The deadline for submission is July 31, 2015.