2020 Spring Essay Scholarship Application

The Black Women Lawyers’ Association Scholarship Fund (BWLA-SF) endeavors to encourage African-American women in the law through support in their legal education and to promote diversity in the legal profession.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must (1) complete the essay, attached application, and submit all required documents by the deadline of February 24, 2020; (2) attend an ABA accredited law school as a 1L, 2L or 3L evidenced by a Letter of Good Standing from the school’s registrar; and (3) complete an interview with the BWLA Scholarship Fund Board of Directors if selected as a finalist.

AWARD: The Grand Prize Award will be at least $3,000 depending on the amount of scholarship funds raised. Last year, the Scholarship Fund awarded a total of $52,000 in scholarships with a Grand Prize Award of $20,000.

DEADLINE: The application and all documents must be e-mailed to bwlatlh@gmail.com by February 24, 2020 at 11:59 CST.

To learn more about this scholarship, click the link below:
Download 2020 Spring Essay Scholarship Application