Hofstra Law

Nassau County Women's Bar Association


Deadline Date: Apr 30th, 2016
Posted Date: Feb 18th, 2016

One of the missions of The Nassau County Women’s Bar Association is to advance the status of women in the law. One of the ways to advance this mission is to grant a scholarship to an outstanding woman who has displayed a commitment to continuing to attend law school through her 2L and 3L years.

If you wish to be considered for the scholarship, please fill out the enclosed application along with all requested materials and return it to:

Nassau County Women’s Bar Foundation, Inc.
Scholarship Application Committee
P.O. Box 395
Garden City, NY 11530

To qualify for the scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria:
  1. The applicant must be a woman.
  2. The applicant must be a resident of Nassau County.
  3. The applicant must have been accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited law school in Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, Westchester, or Bronx County.
  4. The applicant must have graduated college with a GPA of at least 3.0.
  5. The applicant must maintain a GPA of at least 2.75 while enrolled in Law School for the year the funds are applied to.
  6. The applicant should display characteristics consistent with the mission of the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association.
  7. The applicant must display financial need.

The postmark deadline for applications is April 30, 2016. Applicants may be asked to appear for an interview.

For more information see: http://nassauwomensbar.com/