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Puerto Rican Bar Association (PRBA) Scholarship Fund


Deadline Date: Apr 18th, 2014
Posted Date: Jan 31st, 2013


The Puerto Rican Bar Association is pleased to announce the 2014 Puerto Rican Bar Association (PRBA) Scholarship Program for Latino law students. The PRBA, founded in New York in 1957 is one of the oldest Latino bar associations in the United States. Today, the PRBA continues its tradition of breaking down barriers to the legal profession with active members throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.

The PRBA awards individual scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 based on the funds raised by the PRBA.

All Latino students attending law school in New York or who are permanent residents of New York are eligible to apply. PRBA selects recipients based on community involvement, financial need and academic promise.

  • All applicants must be in their first, second, or third year (evening students) of a JD degree program at an American Bar Association (ABA) approved law school. Students working towards their LL.M. are NOT eligible for this award.
  • If you are an entering law student (entering the Fall of 2013) you MUST have been accepted into law school and have confirmed your attendance to be eligible to receive this award.
  • Received by: Friday, April 18, 2014
    All scholarship candidates must submit a complete and accurate application along with the required supplemental materials received or emailed by April 18, 2014 to be considered.

PRBA Scholarship Fund c/o Borah Goldstein
377 Broadway, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10013
Email: scholarship@prba.net

Scholarship recipients will be notified by April 30, 2014.