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National Native American Bar Association Foundation
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For Immediate Release, February 7, 2017
Contact: Linda Benally (623) 308-2329 or Diandra Benally (480) 773-8648


PHOENIX -- The National Native American Bar Association (NNABA) Foundation is excited to announce its Bar Review Scholarship Program. NNABA Foundation will award at least ten (10) $1,500 scholarships. The NNABA Foundation is partnering with regional American Indian Bar Associations to award these Bar Review Scholarships.

More information and a copy of the NNABA Foundation Bar Review Scholarship application is available HERE.

To advance its mission to foster the development of Native American lawyers, the NNABA Foundation Board of Directors established this Scholarship Program to help Native American law students offset bar review course/program expenses. “I am excited to announce the NNABA Foundation Bar Prep scholarship,” said Jennifer Weddle, NNABA president. “These scholarships help achieve the NNABA Foundation’s goal of supporting the full inclusion of Native American attorneys in the legal profession.” The Bar Review Scholarships were made possible by the generous support of Walmart and NBCUniversal.

The scholarship recipients will be honored at NNABA’s Annual Meeting, which will be held on April 5, 2017, at the Talking Stick Resort and Casino, Scottsdale, Arizona.

The deadline to apply for these scholarships is March 17, 2017.

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Established in 2014, the NNABA Foundation works to foster development of Native American lawyers and addressing social, cultural and legal issues affecting American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians, through the grant of scholarships to law students, the organization of seminars and conferences on topics of interest to the legal profession, and the preparation and distribution of articles and reports on legal issues.

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