One of the missions of The Nassau County Women’s Bar Foundation is to advance the status of women in the law. One of the ways to advance this mission is to grant a scholarship to an outstanding woman who has displayed a commitment to continuing to attend law school through her 2L and 3L years.
If you wish to be considered for a scholarship, please fill out the enclosed application and return it with all requested materials to: Nassau County Women’s Bar Foundation, Inc., Scholarship Application Committee, P.O. Box 395, Garden City, NY 11530.

To qualify for the scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria:

1) The applicant must be a woman.
2) The applicant must be a resident of Nassau County.
3) The applicant must have been accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited law school in Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, Westchester, or Bronx Counties.

4) The applicant must have graduated college with a GPA of at least 3.0.
5) The applicant must maintain a GPA of at least 2.75 while enrolled in Law School during the year toward which the scholarship funds are applied.
6) The applicant should display characteristics consistent with the mission of the Nassau County Women’s Bar Foundation.
7) The applicant must display financial need.

The postmark deadline for applications is APRIL 30, 2017. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED – SEE CHECKLIST AT THE END. Applicants may be asked to appear for an interview.
Please fill out the application in its entirety. There are 7 pages to the application. Good luck! 


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