The New York Bar Foundation - Fellowship and Scholarship Offers

Through generous gifts from NYSBA Sections and donors, The New York Bar Foundation offers several scholarship opportunities to law students.

Please note, application deadlines vary.  For more information, applications, and guidelines visit The Foundation’s website at www.tnybf.org

ANTITRUST – Wednesday, January 11, 2017
The Antitrust Section Law Student Fellowship— (4) Value:  $6,000
The fellowship is open to all first-year (1L) and second-year (2L) students to spend the summer of 2017 (10 weeks) working on antitrust matters.

The Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Minority Fellowship—Value:  $6,000
The fellowship is available to all 1L students currently enrolled in a law school in the State of New York. The fellowship will take place in New York City.

Corporate Counsel - Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Corporate Counsel Section Fellowship – Value: $6,000
The fellowship is available to all 2L students from a New York law school from under-represented groups capable of fulfilling the requested work hours and responsibilities. The fellowship will take place at, The Urban Justice Center, New York City.

TRUSTS AND ESTATES LAW - Wednesday, February 1, 2017
The Trusts and Estates Law Section Fellowship – Value: $5,000.00 (4)
The fellowship will be awarded to first-year (1L) and second-year (2L) law students who are currently enrolled in law schools in the State of New York to work in trusts and estates law positions in the public sector in the State of New York during the summer of 2017. 

Miriam Maccoby Netter Fellowship – Wednesday, February 1, 2017
The Miriam Maccoby Netter Fellowship, created and funded by the Intellectual Property Law Section – Value: $5,000.00 (1)
The fellowship will be presented to (1) student attending a law school in New York State to assist with the organization’s intellectual property law matters. The student must be enrolled in law school located in New York State during 2017 or have received their J.D. any time within the last 3 years to participate in the summer 2017 fellowship.

HEALTH LAW - Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Diversity Summer Fellowship in Health Law
The fellowship will be awarded to law students who are currently enrolled in law schools in the State of New York to work in Health law positions in the public sector in the State of New York during the summer of 2017. (More information will be announced at a later date.)



The personal injury attorneys at Warren & Kallianos have seen the devastating outcomes of driver distraction far too many times. We want to raise awareness about this dangerous habit in an effort to end car crashes caused by inattention. We are proud to launch our annual scholarship program to assist young people in furthering their educations.

Eligibility to Enter the Scholarship Competition
We invite students from across the United States to enter the competition by submitting an essay. The contest is open to students who meet the following criteria:

High school juniors and seniors;
Students currently enrolled in 2-year or 4-year colleges or universities;
Applicants who are 17 years old or younger need to provide parental consent to enter. 
International students, those who are not U.S. citizens, and residents of U.S. territories are not eligible. 
Employees of Warren & Kallianos and their immediate family members are also not eligible.

fIRST prize:      $1,500 Scholarship
second prize: $1,000 Scholarship
third prize:     $500 ScholarshiP

Application and Essay Requirements
Essays must address one of the above topics and contain at least 500 words, but no more than 1,000. Your essay must be your own original work. Plagiarism is a serious violation and will result in automatic disqualification.

Entries must be sent by email to: WarrenKallianosScholarship@gmail.com
Your submission must include:

Your essay as a Word document (in .doc or .docx format
            A digital photo of yourself (in .jpg or .png format)
      A copy of your school transcript or proof of enrollment
      A cover sheet with:
          Your name, address, and contact phone number
          A short bio (just two or three sentences) describing yourself
                    The name and address of your school
          A signature of a parent or guardian (if you are younger than 18)

Deadlines for Entering the Scholarship Competition
The deadline for submitting an essay to apply for a Driving Safety Scholarship is January 15, 2017.


2016 Sattiraju Law Firm Employment Law Scholarship

Sattiraju Law Firm is pleased to announce the 2016 Sattiraju Law Firm Employment Law Scholarship. At the Sattiraju Law Firm, we are dedicated to helping hard-working people get the just pay and treatment they deserve. We want to expand our efforts of helping people by investing in the next generation of lawyers.

Even though all students with plans or who are currently attending law school are encouraged to apply, special consideration will be given to those who plan or are specializing in employment law or who are the immediate relative of a transport/truck driver that has been classified as an independent contractor. We believe employment law is an especially important area of law and want to encourage those who are committed to helping workers.

Who Is Eligible to Apply
Any student who will be attending an accredited college or university in the United States by Fall 2016 is eligible to apply. Applicants must have plans of attending law school in the future and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

The winning recipient of the scholarship will be announced on January 31, 2017. He or she will receive a $1,000 scholarship award, which will be paid directly to the college or university.

All applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM EST on December 30, 2016


How to Apply:
To apply for this scholarship, please fill out the application form below. You will need to answer a few essay prompts and submit an unofficial transcript.
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