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2022 BALIF Diversity Bar Study Scholarship - Sponsored by the CLA Litigation Section

19 Jan 2022 12:19 AM | BALIF Administrator (Administrator)


BALIF has partnered with the Litigation Section of the California Lawyers Association (“CLA”) to present a scholarship for those who have demonstrated an intent to pursue a career in litigation, have shown commitment to serving the LGBTQAI+ community, and are planning to take the California Bar Exam.

PURPOSE: To recognize a law student in their final year of law school who will take the California Bar Exam, has shown excellence and achievement in law school, and has:

  • Overcome personal hardships or challenges;
  • Has a demonstrated financial need (preference will also be given to students who do not already have bar study expenses covered);
  • Demonstrated intent to pursue a career in litigation following graduation;
  • Demonstrated leadership potential and a history of involvement with LGBTQAI+ student, professional, and/or civic organizations; and
  • Demonstrated service in support of their local LGBTQAI+ communities & commitment to social justice.

AWARD: A minimum scholarship of $2500, as determined by the selection committee.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: All applications must be received by 11:59 PM on Monday, January 31st, 2021. Please email your applications to newlawyers@BALIF.org

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