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San Mateo County Bar Association, Women Lawyers Section, Educational Foundation

Deadline: April 1, 2016


In considering scholarship applicants for determination of scholarship awards, attributes of applicants to be weighed in making such awards include, but are not limited to, the following:

(a) Financial need;

(b) Academic excellence

(c) Residential or other ties to San Mateo County;

(d) Involvement in activities, whether legal, scholastic, public, private or community.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a letter stating their qualifications for the award and information about why they should be selected. Please include in the letter, or as a separate attachment, the following information: All law school scholarships received and in what amounts; specify how your law school education is being financed; include a copy of your current law school transcript; and provide any other information pertinent to the selection criteria listed above.

Letters and materials should be mailed to the San Mateo County Women Lawyers’ Section Educational Foundation (SMCWLSEF), P.O Box 341, San Carlos, California 94070, or by email to Mara Feiger, President, at

Recipients will be notified in April and scholarships will be awarded at the Women Lawyers’ Section Annual Judge’s Luncheon, which will be scheduled to occur in Spring of 2016. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Ms. Feiger at (650) 679-8484 or by email at

Award: $1,000 - $4,000