INCORPORATED SOCIETY OF IRISH/AMERICAN LAWYERS IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT IT
IS NOW RECEIVING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2015 THOMAS P. THORNTON
Each year, the Incorporated Society of Irish/American Lawyers awards a
scholarship in the name of the late Thomas P. Thornton, United States
District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan, and a founding
member of the Society. This year, the Society will be awarding two (2)
$2,000.00 scholarships to those applicants who provide us with their resume,
financial need, transcript of grades, and a short letter stating why they
should be awarded the scholarship. The recipients will be chosen from the
law school applicants who are seniors, graduating in the year 2015, or juniors
who will be graduating in the year 2016.
The winning applicants and their guests are invited to the annual dinner of the
Society, this year to take place on May 7, 2015 at the Eagle Tavern in Dearborn
MI. Additionally, each applicant is urged to join the Society at the
reduced price of $10.00 for student membership. The winning applicants
will also have a waiver of their first years dues.
Applications for the scholarship may be obtained here.
Applications must be received by April
16, 2015 and mailed as indicated on the application. A brief history
of the Society, which is now entering its 36th year, is also available from
your financial assistance office, or by contacting the Society.