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Sonoma County Women-in-Law Scholarship

Deadline: Applications are due by August 31, 2014

Eligibility:

Sonoma County Women in Law is a non-profit professional organization open to all persons in the legal community. Women and men, attorneys and their staffs, paralegals, law students and court personnel are all encouraged to join. Since its inception in the early 1970's, Sonoma County Women in Law has sought to support and foster the education and advancement of women in all aspects of the law. The scholarship is awarded annually to assist a law student in completing his or her education. The scholarship committee will consider the following attributes: (1) Sonoma County residence; (2) academic achievement; (3) financial need; (4) second- or third-year law student status; and (5) demonstrated interest in promoting equal opportunity and justice for all women.

The following criteria should be addressed, in 100 words or less:

1. What are your academic and career goals and how are they related to promoting equal opportunity and justice for all women; and

2. Any other reasons believed to be appropriate for consideration by the Scholarship Committee.

Award: $5,000

Website: http://www.sonomacountywomeninlaw.com/scholarship.html