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Communications Scholarships

fcba_logoThe Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA) Foundation is a non-profit charitable and educational organization. The Foundation provides FCBA members with a vehicle for serving the community through volunteer efforts. Over 2,000 private and government lawyers, law students, and others interested in the field of communications law belong to the FCBA and the Foundation.

During its FY 2014, the FCBA Foundation will award scholarships to law students in their second and third years of study who are attending any accredited law school in the United States.  Competitive awards will be based upon the financial need of the applicant, and may range from $2,500 to $10,000 annually.

This is both a merit and needs-based scholarship.  Applicants must demonstrate strength of character, superior academic achievement, and a strong interest in pursuing a career in communications law.  Applicants will be selected on the basis of: (1) a demonstrated interest in the communications law field; (2) dependence on financial assistance in order to attend law school; and (3) their law school record.

Applications for the FCBA Law School Scholarship funding should be submitted to Kerry Loughney, FCBA Foundation, 1020 19th Street, NW, Suite 325, Washington, DC 20036 or  Applications must be received by regular mail or email by Tuesday, April 1, 2014.  Applicants may be asked to interview with members of the Foundation Board; interviews may be conducted by telephone.  Winners will be notified by May 15, 2014.

To get an application for the scholarship click [here].

Ohio Woman’s Bar Foundation Law Student Scholarship

OWBF.grayborderThe Ohio Women’s Bar Foundation (OWBF) will be granting a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to one law student for the 2014-2015 school year. The deadline for submission is March 7th, 2014.  Applicants are required to answer questions about their GPA, involvement in student organizations, and involvement in community outreach.  Applicants will also have to submit a 500 word statement of how they have promoted or intend to promote the mission of the Ohio Women’s Bar Foundation and the Ohio Women’s Bar Association.

For more information about the scholarship click [here].  To apply for the scholarship follow this [link].

C|M|Law Alumni Association Scholarship

The C|M|LAW Alumni Association is offering $1,000 scholarships towards the purchase of the bar review exam course offered by Supreme Bar Review or BARBRI. The scholarships will be awarded in the form of a credit to the overall cost of the course with no monetary value. The application deadline is 2/22/11. If you are interested in applying, please complete the application and return  it to Mary McKenna, either by email or  to her  office, room 121. Please contact her if you have any questions.