BAR FOUNDATION REMINDS APPLICANTS OF
OCTOBER DEADLINES FOR SCHOLARSHIPS, FELLOWSHIP
The New York Bar Foundation reminds applicants of approaching deadlines
for a fellowship and two scholarships available to individuals who are
pursuing a career in the legal profession.
In keeping with its mission to aid charitable and educational projects
to meet the law-related needs of the public and legal profession, The
New York Bar Foundation is offering the Joan L. Ellenbogen Memorial
Fellowship, the Elder Law Section Scholarship and the Real Property Law
Section Lorraine Power Tharp Scholarship. All have October
deadlines for applications.
Joan L. Ellenbogen Memorial
A $5,000 grant will be provided to a public service or other
nonprofit organization in New York to fund The Joan L. Ellenbogen
Memorial Fellowship in 2013. The fellow will assist the organization in
matters relating to matrimonial law. Application deadline: October 1,
Elder Law Section Scholarship
The scholarship, valued at $2,500, will be awarded to a current
student full-time or part-time student enrolled in a New York law
school. A preference will be given to a student who demonstrates a
present and permanent physical or mental disability that substantially
limits one or more of his or her major life activities. A preference
also will be given to a student with financial need. Application
deadline: October 15, 2012.
Real Property Law Section Lorraine Power Tharp
The $1,500 scholarship is open to all second- and third-year,
full-time students enrolled in a New York law school during the fall
2012 semester, and part-time second-, third- and fourth-year students
enrolled in a New York law school in during the fall 2012 semester.
Preference also will be given to students with financial need.
Application deadline: October 15, 2012.
A philanthropic organization, The New York Bar Foundation directs
grant money toward legal service agencies, not-for-profit organizations,
local bar associations, elementary and high schools, and other
organizations that assist children and adults. Grants are awarded for
legal services, representation and advocacy; technology and innovation;
aid to disabled veterans; and education, scholarship and
To learn more about The New York Bar Foundation and how you can
support its charitable programs, go to www.tnybf.org, phone 518/487-5651 or
NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION, ONE ELK STREET, ALBANY, NY 12207 PH: (518) 463-3200 SECURE FX: (518) 463-5993