Applications are now being accepted for the Lawyers Club Women and the Law Project Scholarship at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. The deadline to submit is Monday, September 22, 2014 by 3:00 PM. TJSL established this scholarship in collaboration with Lawyers Club, a non-profit specialty bar association seeking to advance the status of women in the law, to support and improve the administration of justice, and to promote gender equality in our society. We were very proud to have Catrina Skor selected by Lawyers Club as the first recipient of this scholarship in 2010, Elizabeth Knowles as the 2011 recipient, Amy Louttit as the 2012 recipient, and Kimberly Coulter as last year’s recipient.
The scholarship provides $2,000 to a TJSL student who demonstrates support of the mission of Lawyers Club, is academically among the top 50% of her or his law school class, and has completed one full year of law school (30 units minimum). Please be certain you meet these requirements before submitting an application. The scholarship is to be used for tuition and/or books. Also, please check with the Financial Assistance Office to determine whether this scholarship would affect your financial assistance status.
The scholarship will be officially awarded at the Lawyers Club annual Holiday Luncheon in December. Thomas Jefferson School of Law demonstrates its support of Lawyers Club as a “Benefactor” and will host a table at the Holiday Luncheon, at which our scholarship recipient will sit with Dean Thomas Guernsey and/or other members of the TJSL Community and be recognized during the program.
Applications for the 2014 Lawyers Club Women and the Law Project Scholarship at Thomas Jefferson School of Law are due on Monday, September 22, 2014 by 3:00 PM. The completed application should be converted to a PDF and emailed, along with a resume, to Faculty Assistant Randy Ward at firstname.lastname@example.org by the deadline. The applications will be screened by a TJSL committee and the most qualified of the applications forwarded for evaluation by the Lawyers Club Scholarship Committee.
Learn more about the Lawyers Club of San Diego. Lawyers Club welcomes student members and has a Student Committee that:
- Provides networking opportunities for law students and new admittees (jobs, internships, clerking)
- Coordinates a Mentor/Mentee program
- Fosters relationships among students, lawyers, and judges
- Provides a bridge into the San Diego legal community
- Provides an opportunity for Lawyers Club members to share experiences in life and the profession
- Provides an opportunity to guide student members through law school, the bar exam, job searches, and transition into practice
If you know a student who represents the ideals of Lawyers Club of San Diego and qualifies for the Lawyers Club scholarship, please encourage that student to apply for this scholarship. If you have any questions about the scholarship, please contact Randy Ward.