Registration is Open for the 2023 Tang Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the NAPABA Law Foundation

Registration is open for the 2023 Judge Thomas Tang and Dr. Pearl Tang Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the NAPABA Law Foundation. This year marks the 30th anniversary of an annual tradition that fosters crucial advocacy skills among law students nationwide. A total of $10,000 in scholarships is being offered to the top law student competitors in brief writing and oral advocacy.  
This year’s competition will adopt a hybrid format with regional oral arguments occurring virtually in October and culminating in the National Competition in person in Indianapolis, Indiana, coinciding with the 2023 NAPABA Convention on November 10-11, 2023.
The registration fee is $550 per team and each law school may enter up to two teams. Click here to learn more and registerThe registration deadline is September 8, 2023, at 11:59 PM PST.


NAPIPA & C.C. Yin Scholarships for Justice

The National Asian Pacific Islander Prosecutors Association (NAPIPA) is proud to announce
that the NAPIPA & C.C. Yin Scholarships for Justice will be awarded once again this year. The
Scholarship is named in honor of distinguished Asian / Pacific Islander (API) community leader
and entrepreneur C.C. Yin. It is intended to encourage law students who share NAPIPA’s
mission and goals into pursuing careers in prosecution and continuing to help the API

This year, NAPIPA will award a Kaplan Bar Review course and a cash scholarship ranging from
$500 to $1000 to each of three (3) law students. 

In order to be eligible for these scholarships, the applicant must: 

1) Be an enrolled law student as of September 1, 2017 and for the 2018 school year; 

2) Be a member of NAPIPA (applications may be submitted contemporaneously with
scholarship applications and can be found online at; 

3) Be personally present at the Scholarship Banquet on September 21, 2018, at the Golden
Unicorn in New York, N.Y. 

4) If necessary, be available to be interviewed through video conferencing such as
FaceTime or Skype. 

5) Please note, students who are already enrolled in the Kaplan Bar Review course are not
eligible for the Kaplan course scholarship 

A scholarship application is available at

All application materials must be completed and received by 6:00 p.m. EST on
August 31, 2018. 

Please contact Albert Suh at ([email protected]) if you have any questions.

Scholarships – National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Scholarships – National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Japanese American Bar Association Educational Foundation Scholarships

Japanese American Bar Association Educational Foundation is pleased to
offer five scholarships of $2,000 each.  The scholarships are open to
law students with a demonstrated commitment to community service,
including but not limited to a commitment to serving the API community.
Additional factors may include financial need, adversity, academic
achievement, and desire to practice law in the Southern California area.

The deadline to apply is Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.  The application and instructions are also available at

KALAGNY 2015 Law Student Scholarship Award

KALAGNY 2015 Law Student Scholarship Award

Scholarship Application – National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Scholarship Application – National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

AALFNY Community Service Scholarships, Deadline Extended to Mar. 31

Each year, the Asian American Law Fund of New York awards up to three scholarships of up to $5,000 to law students that are committed to helping the Asian American community in New York. The Fund recognizes that at a time when money is tight, committing one’s time to our community service organizations can be a financial strain, especially when considering law school tuition and living expenses.

If you are a law student and are planning to work with a community service organization in the New York area during the summer 2015, you are eligible to apply. The completed Scholarship Application and all required materials must be postmarked by March 31, 2015. The recipients will be announced April 20, 2015. Click here to download the application.

CUNY Thomas Tam Scholarship

Application Due: June 30, 2015

The Thomas Tam Scholarship is funded by an endowment established by the City University of New York in recognition of Dr. Thomas Tam’s contributions as a former member of the CUNY Board of Trustees, founding Executive Director of the Asian American / Asian Research Institute, and leadership in the Asian American community. The Scholarship awards $1,000 to an individual qualified undergraduate student that is currently enrolled at any of the twenty-one colleges within CUNY, who has demonstrated creativity in the communication of the concerns of the Asian American community in areas such as Health, Education, Culture, Media and Advocacy. Last year’s recipient was Ms. Baozhen Xie, a student at Brooklyn College for her project on health and nutrition among Asian seniors.

The 2015 CUNY Thomas Tam recipient will be honored at AAARI’s 14th annual gala on Thursday, November 19, 2015.