SacLegal Scholarship 2018

SacLegal Scholarship Award Application 2018
Description and Instructions

SacLegal and the Unity Bar will award a total of $2,000 (half provided by SacLegal and half provided by the Unity Bar) to a qualifying law student who demonstrates a commitment to serve and contribute as a future leader to the LGBTQ community. To be eligible, please complete the application on the next page. Proof of current enrollment as a student in good standing at a law school in Sacramento or Yolo County is required. The award is open to all students, but is geared towards experience as a member of, or contribution to, the LGBTQ community.

SacLegal is a professional association of attorneys, legal professionals, and legislative advocates, affiliated with the Sacramento County Bar Association. Our mission is to promote equality for members of the LGBTQ community, through strong leadership, legislative advocacy, education, and participation in civic and social activities within the legal community and community at large.

The Sacramento Unity Bar Association is a coalition of six separate bar associations in the Sacramento region, and serves as a collective voice for the Asian/Pacific Bar Association, La Raza Lawyers Bar Association, SacLegal, Wiley W. Manuel Bar Association, South Asian Bar Association of Sacramento, Women Lawyers of Sacramento and Leonard M. Friedman Bar Association. The Unity Bar seeks to promote the interests of attorneys and future attorneys in the increasingly diverse Sacramento region. Each year the Unity Bar hosts an Annual Awards and Scholarship Banquet. The Banquet will be held on: Thursday, November 1, 2018, at The Grand Hotel, 1215 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814. Dinner and presentations will be from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Presentation of the scholarship: SacLegal will present the scholarship at the Sacramento County Unity Bar Annual Awards and Scholarship Banquet, where the selected award recipient will attend as a SacLegal guest, unless the recipient is an evening student with classes that conflict.

All applications and attachments must be complete and received no later than 6:00 p.m. Sunday, September 23, 2018. Please e-mail completed applications with attachments to info@SacLegal.org.

SacLegal Scholarship Award Application 2018

Name:                                                            Phone No.:
Address:
Email:
Law School:                                                    Year/Division:
Undergraduate School
Attended:
Year Graduated:

Are you able to attend the Unity Bar Banquet, on Thursday, November 1, 2018, at The Grand Hotel? Yes / No.

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

Attach a copy of your current resume and your most recent transcript (necessary to confirm enrollment).
Please provide answers to the following two questions. Answers to each question should be no more than
two pages in length, double-spaced in Times New Roman 12-point font, with no less than 1” margins all
around:

      (1) Describe your current involvement in community groups, events or causes that directly or
indirectly benefit the LGBTQ community. Include your affiliation, title, or membership of any
law school LGBTQ groups.

      (2) Describe your professional goals. Include a discussion of how you intend to use your law
degree to benefit the LGBTQ community.

All applications and attachments must be received via e-mail at info@SacLegal.org
by 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 23, 2018.

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