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BWLA Essay Scholarship

Black Women Lawyers Association of Greater Chicago

The Black Women Lawyers’ Association Scholarship Fund (BWLA-SF) endeavors to encourage African-American women in the law through support in their legal education and to promote diversity in the legal profession. Applicants must (1) complete the essay, attached application, and submit all required documents by the deadline; (2) attend an ABA accredited law school as a 1L, 2L or 3L evidenced by a Letter of Good Standing from the school’s registrar; and (3) complete an interview with the BWLA Scholarship Fund Board of Directors if selected as a finalist.

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Deadline October 18, 2023
Number of Awards Granted1

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Eligibility Requirements

Demographic
Gender
Ethnicity
Enrollment Levels
Academic
Accredited University Required
Yes
Eligible Majors