Foundation of the State Bar of California


Law school scholarship

Foundation of the State Bar of California Law School Scholarships for Public Interest

The Foundation of the State Bar of California Law School Scholarships is awarded to California law students with financial require who have demonstrated a commitment to public/community service. Boalt designates up to five students and forwards their applications to the Foundation for final selection. The Foundation bases its decisions on the following criteria:
  1. Candidates must be registered in a California law school for at least one year and be designated by their law school;
  2. Candidates must preserve at least a 2.5 GPA;
  3. Candidates must be certified by their school as maintaining a good ethical reputation and likely to pass the moral character analysis for admission to the state bar;
  4. Candidates must be certified by their school as being in financial need; and
  5. Candidates must be able to demonstrate and document an orientation toward public service- a minimum of 3 current references sustaining his/her past experience in public service work.
    • Deadline: TBA October 2007
    • Award: $2,500-$7,500
    • Contact: Joilene Grove
      Foundation of the State Bar of California
      180 Howard Street
      San Francisco, CA 94105-1639
      Phone: 415-856-0780
    • Website: www.foundationstatebarcal.org/programs/