From PALS: The Association of Black Women Attorneys, Inc. Scholarship Program

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The Following Opportunity May Be of Interest to PALS Law Students
(Please indicate you found out about the opportunity through PALS )    

The Association of Black Women Attorneys, Inc. Scholarship Program 

The Association of Black Women Attorneys, Inc. Scholarship program was organized in 1995.

They have awarded over $30,000 in scholarships since 1995. 


The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:

* demonstrated community service;

* personal financial need; and

* current enrollment as a full-time student

at an accredited law school in Connecticut, New Jersey or New York. 

Academic performance is NOT the deciding factor.

Recommendations and personal statements should reflect community service activities.

The recommendations must be attached to the application.

No faxes will be accepted. 

The application is available on the website: 

The application consists of seven (7) pages. Please complete the entire application.

All information submitted is strictly confidential. 


All applications should be postmarked by Wednesday, April 1, 2013 to: 

Diane Gatewood, Chair-Scholarship Committee

The Association of Black Women Attorneys, Inc.

255 West 36th Street, Suite 800

New York, New York 10018


Please note that the address is a mail drop. ABWA does not maintain office facilities. 


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PALS is dedicated to enhancing the skills and careers of minority law students and early career attorneys.  PALS does this by offering customized mentoring, educational and professional development opportunities.  PALS provides resources to augment the law school and employer training of, respectively, minority law students and beginning lawyers, and will continue to offer its services free of charge.