Association of Black Women Attorneys (ABWA) Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholarship

Sponsoring Organization:

Association of Black Women Attorneys

The ABWA Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholarship awards law students who strive beyond the rigors of law school and demonstrate a commitment to public interest, civil rights and actively participate in their community.

Application Deadline:
March 20

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Eligibility Requirements:

Current J.D. law student

Demonstrated interest in the Judiciary

Strong academics and promising legal acumen

Demonstrated financial need

Award Description:

$3,000 (multiple awards)

Location Description:

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