Austin Bar Foundation and LGBT Law Section of the Austin Bar Association – LGBTQ+ Scholarship

The Austin Bar Foundation and the LGBT Law Section of the Austin Bar Association are honored to announce the Foundation’s seventh annual LGBTQ+ Scholarship.  The Foundation and Section will award $4000 scholarships to three current students (including 2022 graduates) enrolled at a Texas law school.

Deadline:
August 22, 2022
Type:
Sponsoring Organization:
Austin Bar Foundation and LGBT Law Section of the Austin Bar Foundation
Eligibility:

Eligible students must be enrolled at a public or private law school physically located in the State of Texas and have demonstrated some commitment or contribution to the LGBTQ+ community or LGBTQ+ legal issues.  This criterion will be broadly construed to include activities consistent with the Austin Bar’s LGBT Law Section’s purposes of promoting education on issues relating the LGBTQ+ law, raising the profile and acceptance of LGBTQ+ individuals within the legal community, and promoting LGBTQ+ equality.  The selection committee will also consider each applicant’s academic record and education debt burden/financial need.

Please complete the Word doc below and submit it, along with a current copy of your transcript (official or unofficial), resume, statement of financial need, and, most importantly, a statement of commitment or contribution to the LGBTQ+ community or LGBTQ+ legal issues to –

LGBTQ+ Scholarship, Attn: DeLaine Ward, 712 W. 16th Street, Austin, TX 78701 by August 22, 2022. The Foundation and LGBT Section will announce the recipients in September

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