Dear Members and Supporters:

The Puerto Rican Bar Association (PRBA) Scholarship Fund, Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of its applications for the 2012-2013 PRBA Scholarship Awards Program for Latino law students. All Latino law students residing permanently or attending law school in New York State are eligible to apply for the Scholarship Awards, which range between $2,000 to $2,500, subject to availability and certain restrictions.

All applicants will be reviewed based on academics, financial need and community involvement. The scholarship awards will be presented during the 55th PRBA’s Annual Scholarship Gala to be held on May 10, 2012, at the New York Hilton, and photos of the recipients and their biographies will be published in our Scholarship Gala Journal. All recipients will be notified prior to the gala by the PRBA Scholarship Committee. For more information visit our website and/or to apply click here

The deadline to submit your applications is April 13, 2012. Please review and follow all directions as only completed applications will be considered.

The PRBA, founded in New York in 1957, is one of the oldest Latino bar associations in the United States. Today, the PRBA continues its tradition of breaking down barriers to the legal profession with active members throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Please spread the word of this worthwhile Scholarship program.

Thank you,

Javier E. Vargas, Esq.
PRBA Board Member & Scholarship Selection Committee Chair