KABANC Foundation 2017 Bar Study Scholarship

KABANC Foundation 2017 Bar Study Scholarship application

The Korean American Bar Association of Northern California (KABANC) is pleased to announce the 2017 Bar Study Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded by the KABANC Foundation to a qualified class of 2017 or 2018 law student or graduate from a law school in Northern California planning to take the July 2017, February 2018, or July 2018 California Bar Examination. The scholarship amount will be up to $5,000.

Eligible applicants must:

  1. Meet the requirements for taking and plan to take the July 2017, February 2018, or July 2018 California Bar Examination;
  2. Currently attend or have recently graduated from any accredited law school in Northern California;
  3. Be a paid member of KABANC (applicant may join KABANC at the same time as applying for this scholarship);
  4. Be available for a phone or in-person interview on a weekend between June 19 and July 9, 2017 (exact date to be confirmed); and
  5. Be available to accept the award at KABANC’s Annual Gala on September 8, 2017.

Selection factors include, but are not limited to, the following criteria:

  1. Academic achievement, work experience, leadership activities, and post law school goals;
  2. Demonstrated leadership and a commitment to community service, particularly to the Korean and Korean-American community and other diverse communities; and
  3. Financial need.

The qualified scholarship recipient will be selected and notified by the KABANC Foundation Scholarship Committee by late August 2017, and will be introduced at KABANC’s Annual Gala on September 8, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco.

Application materials:

  1. Completed application;
  2. Current law school transcript (unofficial transcript acceptable, but recipient must provide official transcript before receiving award);
  3. Two references; and
  4. Resume.

Application deadline: August 4, 2017

For more information, please email Liz Kim at liz.kim@hiscox.com.