Federal Bar Association Scholarship Opportunity

Foundation of the FBA Announces the Robert A. McNew Law Student Scholarship

The Foundation of the Federal Bar Association is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the Robert A. McNew Law Student Scholarship. This new scholarship promotes the practice of federal law by awarding a scholarship of $5,000 to a law student attending an ABA accredited law school. The scholarship is named in honor of the Foundation of the Federal Bar Association past president and founder of the Fellows program, Robert A. McNew.

The scholarship is awarded to a current law student who is a Federal Bar Association law student associate member in good standing. Applicants must submit an application, a personal essay, transcript, and two letters of recommendation. The deadline to submit the scholarship application and the required documentation to the Foundation of the Federal Bar Association is Thursday, Nov. 30.

Student memberships are relatively inexpensive — $20 per year, or $50 for the full three or four years of law school.  The application form is here:  http://www.fedbar.org/membershipapp.

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Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner Today!

The Annual Akron Law Thanksgiving Dinner is Today!

Our Annual Akron Law Thanksgiving Dinner is Today ~ have your families/significant others join you in the McDowell Commons anytime between Noon and 6:30 pm for a full traditional Thanksgiving meal.  We will have roasted turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, rolls, cookies, and homemade pumpkin pies for you to enjoy!  With as busy as you are with your studies, this gives you an opportunity to take a break and enjoy a delicious meal with our Akron Law family.

In conjunction with the dinner, SBA is sponsoring a “Undie Monday” drive.  Please bring with you to the dinner new packs of underwear for men, women, and children; gently used clothing; or you can make a cash donation.  These will all go to the Haven of Rest for their clothing room that serves those less fortunate in the Akron community.

Thanksgiving Dinner and Undie Monday 

TODAY!

McDowell Commons in the McDowell Law Center at UA

12 Noon – 6:30 pm

No need to RSVP.  If you have any questions about the dinner, please email lawstudentaffairs@uakron.edu.  If you have any questions about the Undie Monday drive, please email Samantha Nagy of SBA at srn16@zips.uakron.edu.

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Undie Monday is Today!

Please bring your items when you come to enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner ~

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Christopher Simon Attorney At Law Scholarship

It’s a $1,000 scholarship reserved for one incoming 1L or a currently enrolled Law Student for the Fall 2018 Semester. The scholarship application deadline is April 30, 2018 and details pertaining to eligibility and application can be found here. We invite all eligible students to visit our scholarship page and apply.

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Gather Your Items this weekend for Undie Monday!

 

Bring your items when you come to enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner on Monday ~

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