The Massachusetts Bar Association is currently accepting
applications for its Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Scholarship -- a
$10,000 scholarship that will be awarded this May to a third-year
law student attending a Massachusetts law school, who is committed
to providing legal assistance to underrepresented
individuals/communities in Massachusetts upon graduating.
Candidates applying for this scholarship must meet the qualities
that the MBA values and finds essential in those who will become
practicing attorneys. In particular, applicants must:
- Demonstrate a strong and specific commitment to serve the
- Have a proven record of hard work and academic
- Have demonstrated integrity and honesty
Applicants must submit a completed online application, including three essay questions, along with a letter of recommendation and resume, no later than February 28, 2017. The MBA may then require a transcript and may conduct an in-person interview of the final applicants to further assess those applicants' experience, qualifications and interests. The scholarship will be awarded at the MBA's Annual Dinner on May 4, 2017, at the Westin Boston Waterfront.
Click here for an application.