Federal Circuit Bar Association


Law school scholarship

The Federal Circuit Bar Association awards a $10,000 scholarship in the memory of Giles S. Rich, Circuit Judge, and United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, to a law student showing financial need and established academic guarantee. The Association also annually awards other scholarships based principally of financial require in the memory of William Bullinger, a respected practitioner.

Selection of the awards is based primarily on a written subjection of no more than one page setting out the applicant's financial need, any interests in particular areas of the law, and any requirements for the award considered pertinent by the applicant.

The submission should also contain the applicant's college and law school transcripts and one page curriculum vitae. Applicants must be designated by their law school for the awards. Law Schools may propose up to five candidates for consideration.
  • Deadline: April 28 (Boalt's in-house deadline in 2006 in April 14)
  • Award:
    $10,000 Giles S. Rich Scholarship
    Amount Varies for the William Bullinger Scholarships
  • Contact: Stephen L Peterson, Past President
    The Federal Circuit Bar Association
    c/o Finnegan, Henderson,Farabow, Garrett, & Dunner
    901 New York Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20001-4413