Scholarship Opportunity for Black Female Law Students
GEORGIA ASSOCIATION OF BLACK WOMEN ATTORNEYS FOUNDATION
2011 SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION AND APPLICATION
In keeping with its mission to serve the needs and interests of Black women attorneys, the Georgia Association of Black Women AttorneysFoundation is seeking qualified applicants to consider for scholarships. The applicant must be a second or third-year Black woman law student enrolled in law school in the State of Georgia in good academic standing. Scholarships will be awarded to applicants who demonstrate one or a combination of criteria, including academic achievement, leadership, and a strong commitment to the profession and her community. Financial need will be considered in awarding the scholarships, but is not a prerequisite. A strong candidate will highlight her involvement in programs that affect and promote the advancement of Black women in the profession and community, as well as her abilities as a leader. Applications must be postmarked no later than Monday, October 3, 2011 and mailed to: The Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys Foundation Scholarship Committee, Post Office Box 7381, 1072 West Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30309-9998. The Committee will conduct interviews on Saturday, October 22, 2011. For questions, contact Kara L. Thompson, GABWA Foundation Scholarship Committee Co- Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org or (404) 314-4598.