Hofstra Law

Columbian Lawyers Association


Deadline Date: Mar 15th, 2017
Posted Date: Dec 5th, 2016



The Columbian Lawyers Association, First Judicial Department Scholarship Fund is a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt association.  Each year, the Association awards up to (4) four scholarship awards to law students of some Italian heritage presently attending law schools located within the City of New York and the Counties of Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester.  Consequently, the awards require that the applicant has already been admitted and completed at least his/her first semester of studies.  The award consists of $2,500.00 for each year the student attends law school, for a maximum of three years for day students and four years for evening students.  In order for a scholarship award recipient to continue receiving their award after the first year it is granted, the recipeint must confirm in writing to the Chairman that he/she is still enrolled in a qualifying Law School no earlier than October 1st and no later than March 15th of the following year.  


Scholarship recipients will receive their award via a check forwarded by the Association to the Law School Bursar to credit the recipient's account or directly to the recipient at the exclusive discretion of the Association.  Simultaneously therewith, the recipient will be notified of his/her selection for the award.


Applications for awards must be submitted by March 15th of the school year in which the award is granted. (e.g., For the 2016/2017 school year, all applications must be submitted on or before March 15th, 2017.)  


More Information and Applicationhttp://www.columbianlawyers.com/about/scholarships/