Hofstra Law

The APALSA/SALSA Alumni Endowed Scholarship


Deadline Date: Oct 1st, 2014
Posted Date: Mar 5th, 2014



The Asian-Pacific American Law Student Association/ South Asian Law Student Association (APALSA/SALSA) Alumni Endowed Scholarship has been established to provide economic support to Hofstra Law students who demonstrate:

1. A commitment to Hofstra Law’s Asian Pacific Law Student Association (APALSA) and/or the South Asian Law Student Association (SALSA), which are open to all Hofstra Law students

2. Strong academic performance

3. Financial need Award

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 the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University School of Law

2. Be members of either the APALSA or SALSA student organizations

3. Demonstrate financial need

4. Possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

To apply for the Scholarship, please submit:

1. A completed and signed APALSA/SALSA Alumni Endowed Scholarship Application

2. A copy of your resume

3. Letter(s) of recommendation (optional)

4. A personal statement (please see application 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 Enrollment Management, no later than 5 p.m. on October 1.

Submissions will be reviewed by the APALSA/SALSA Alumni Scholarship Committee which will include Hofstra Law APALSA/SALSA alumni and members of the Law School’s 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).