2017 DWLA Bar Study Scholarship

DEADLINE: Friday, March 24, 2017.

One $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to an SMU Dedman School of Law student (3rd- or 4th-year) who has graduated or will be graduating in May 2017 who meets the following criteria.

  1. Will be studying to take the Texas bar exam in the summer of 2017;
  2. Does not have a grant or a current or future employer paying for a bar study course;
  3. Has demonstrated leadership and academic excellence; and
  4. Has demonstrated efforts in line with the mission of the DWLA, most notably elevating the standing of women int he legal profession.
Summer 2017 Application Procedures
To apply for the Dallas Women Lawyers Association ("DWLA") Bar Study Scholarship, submit the Scholarship Application by Friday, March 24, 2017, along with a one-page résumé, current transcript, and two (2) reference letters to:

Laura G. Burstein
SMU Dedman School of Law
Director of Public Service and Academic Support 
Carr Collins Hall, Room 320
E-mail: lburstein@smu.edu 

Please note that the final pages of the application must be signed by the applicant personally (not electronically). Incomplete applications will not be considered. If deemed necessary, DWLA may interview candidates.

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