The Staten Island Women’s Bar Association (“SIWBA”), a chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York (“WBASNY”), has a long standing tradition of promoting the advancement of the status of women in society and women in the legal profession, as well as promoting the fair administration of justice. The SIWBA gives a voice to issues of particular importance to women and women attorneys on a state and national level.
In further support of its mission, the SIWBA has created an annual scholarship to provide a monetary grant in the amount of $1,000 to a law student who supports the organization’s goals.
The scholarship is open to male and female applicants whose permanent residence is located in Staten Island, New York. It should be noted that students who reside at school during the academic year may apply.
Applications should be sent to: SIWBA P.O. Box 140813 Staten Island, NY 10314 Applications must be postmarked or received by May 1st to be eligible for the award.