Latino/a Law Student Association Scholarship Award has been established by the
Latino/a Law Student Alumni Association to provide economic support to second
or third year Hofstra Law students who exhibit:
A commitment to public service and the Hofstra Law School Chapter of the
Latino/a Law Student Association;
A financial need for resources with which to finance their legal education; and
Academic promise toward completing a Juris Doctor degree at Hofstra.
Awards: Award(s) will be made for one
academic year. (Range of award $1,000 – $2,999)
Eligibility: All applicants
Be a legal resident of the United States and a student in good standing at
Hofstra University School of Law;
Be a member of LALSA for at least one year (a letter from the LALSA President
confirming your LALSA membership should be provided);
Demonstrate a commitment to public service;
Demonstrate financial need;
Possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.
To apply for the scholarship, please
A completed and signed LALSA Alumni Scholarship Award application;
A copy of your resume;
Letter(s) of recommendation are optional.
Submit a personal statement (please see application form for details).
A copy of your most recent law school transcript.
Deadline: All documents
should be submitted in a sealed envelope to the Office of Financial Aid, no
later than 5 p.m. on October 1.
will be review by the LALSA Alumni Scholarship Committee which will include two
members from the Hofstra Law School LALSA Alumni Association, a member of the
Hofstra Law School faculty and a representative from the Law School
administration. The committee will recommend the final candidate(s) to the Dean
of the Law School, who maintains final authority regarding the final award