NNABA Foundation’s Bar Review Scholarship criteria are listed below. Individuals who qualify and who would benefit from this opportunity are encouraged to apply.
|Eligibility:||Applicant must be an active member of NNABA, a regional American Indian Bar Association or NNALSA, be a current third-year law student attending an ABA accredited law school in the United States and be registered to take a State Bar Examination in July 2017 or February 2018.|
|Applications:||Applicant must complete the online NNABA Foundation Bar Review Scholarship Application available at www.nativeamericanbar.org. Applicant must include resume and personal statement (maximum 250 words).|
|Selection Criteria:||Selection Committee will consider academic performance, honors and awards, community service and leadership, and financial need.|
- Attach to Application form a personal statement (not to exceed 250 words) addressing the following questions:
- Why NNABA Foundation should award him/her a Bar Review Scholarship, including financial need and, academic performance?
- What are the most significant experiences in your background that have shaped and demonstrated your commitment to serving the needs of Native Americans?
- How will I best serve the needs of the Native American community in my future legal career? (This personal statement carries the greatest weight in the evaluation of your application.)
- Submit the following with your application:
- An official copy of your most recent law school transcript;
- Personal Statement; and
Please carefully read the eligibility rules, application instructions, and FAQs prior to emailing the NNABA Foundation for further information.
Attached is the 2017 Scholarship Application for guidance.