Hofstra Law

LaLSA Endowed Alumni Scholarship

Category
Scholarship

Dates
Deadline Date: Oct 1st, 2014
Posted Date: Mar 14th, 2012
Criteria

Description
Purpose
The 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:
1. A commitment to public service and the Hofstra Law School Chapter of the Latino/a Law Student Association;
2. A financial need for resources with which to finance their legal education; and
3. 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 must -
1. Be a legal resident of the United States and a student in good standing at Hofstra University School of Law;
2. Be a member of LALSA for at least one year (a letter from the LALSA President confirming your LALSA membership should be provided);
3. Demonstrate a commitment to public service;
4. Demonstrate financial need;
5. Possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.

To apply for the scholarship, please submit:
1. A completed and signed LALSA Alumni Scholarship Award application;
2. A copy of your resume;
3. Letter(s) of recommendation are optional.
4. Submit a personal statement (please see application form for details).
5. 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.

Submissions 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 recipient(s).