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 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 (1)
demonstrate a strong and specific commitment to serve the public
interest; (2) have a proven record of hard work and academic
accomplishment; and (3) have demonstrated integrity and
Applicants must submit a completed online application found at
www.massbar.org, including three essay questions, along with a
letter of recommendation no later than Feb. 20, 2015. The MBA may
then require a transcript and may conduct an in-person interview of
the final applicants to further assess that applicant's experience,
qualifications and interests.
The scholarship will be awarded at the MBA's Annual Dinner on May
7, 2015, at the Westin Boston Waterfront.