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12/3 deadline for TWO $5000 Scholarship Real Property Law

Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:29 pm
by ProBono
The New York Bar Foundation is pleased to announce two $5000 scholarships!

The $5,000.00 scholarship will be awarded to a second- or third-year law student

"The 2019 Real Property Law Section Lorraine Power Tharp Scholarship, which has been established by The Foundation through a gift from the Real Property Law Section of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) to honor the memory of Lorraine Power Tharp, Esq., a former Chair of the Section and a former President of the Association. " It will be awarded to a 2L or 3L student "who best exemplifies the core values important to Lorraine – academic excellence, a demonstrated interest in public service, high integrity and, if possible, an interest in real property law. Efforts will be made to honor Lorraine’s commitment to gender equality and diversity in the profession. A preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.

See attachment for details and Scholarship Application Requirements attached.

"The 2019 Real Property Law Section Melvyn Mitzner Scholarship, which has been established by The Foundation through a gift from the Real Property Law Section of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) and from Rosalyn Mitzner to honor the memory of Melvyn Mitzner, a former Chair of the Section. Efforts will be made to honor Melvyn Mitzner’s commitment to professional achievement in the area of real property law including legal writing, lecturing and scholarship; and diversity in the profession."

See attachment for details and Scholarship Application Requirements attached.

Deadline for both scholarships
All hard copy submissions must be postmarked on or before Monday, December 3, 2018. The application and requested materials may be submitted by email on or before Monday, December 3, 2018 "To ensure geographic diversity, the Foundation will strive to select students attending New York State law schools in different counties each year, so that over time students from all areas of the state will be able to benefit from the scholarship." SO, UB School of Law students have a good chance to win this scholarship! APPLY!!!