Sarita and Claire Wright Lucas Foundation Bar Prep Scholarship
Sarita and Claire Wright Lucas Foundation
The SCWLF awards $5,000 scholarships to African-American female law students who have committed to careers as prosecutors. For these future prosecutors the Scholarship program covers the cost of the bar application and preparation up to $5,000. The Scholarship program also offers a $5,000 incentive for scholarship recipients who secure employment as prosecutors.
Some application deadlines have not yet been announced. In those cases, the dates posted are based on the scholarship provider’s most recent information. Please confirm each deadline via the provider’s website.
African-American Female committed to career as a prosecutor
Graduating law student preparing to take the Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland or Pennsylvania Bar Exam.
Commitment to Public Service
- Bar Application and Preparation: Payment for costs associated with preparing for and taking the Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, or Pennsylvania Bar Exam. Typical awards are between $3,000 – $5,000 and cover the cost of the bar application and foundation-approved bar preparation courses. Awards in this category do not exceed $6,000.
- Employment Incentive: Monetary award for recipients who secure employment as prosecutors in Delaware, Massachusetts, Prince George’s County, Maryland, or in the following counties of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia, Delaware, Bucks, Montgomery and Chester. Monetary awards for this category will be the difference between the bar application and preparation costs and $10,000. Amounts will be disbursed in equal parts at the end of year 1 and year 2 of full-time employment at one of the approved prosecution offices.
Students preparing to take the Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, or Pennsylvania Bar Exam