Written by Felicia Hamilton|January 25, 2019|News
The National Association of Women Judges, District 6 is pleased to offer the VISIONARY WOMEN: CHAMPIONS OF PERSEVERANCE, PERSISTENCE & PROGRESS Scholarship Program. A $750 Scholarship will be awarded to women who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing diversity, the achievement of gender equality, and academic success.
One (1) scholarship per law school will be awarded to an applicant currently matriculating at the Louisiana State University - Paul M. Hebert Law Center (LSU), Loyola Law School, Southern University Law Center (SULC), and Tulane University Law School. At least 4 scholarships will be awarded.
The scholarship is open to all women currently attending law school at the Louisiana State University - Paul M. Hebert Law Center (LSU), Loyola Law School, Southern University Law Center (SULC), and Tulane University Law School. Preference will be given to applicants who are student members of the NAWJ.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5:00 p.m. - Monday, February 25, 2019.
The scholarships will be presented on the evening of Friday, March 22, 2019 during the “VISIONARY WOMEN: CHAMPIONS OF PERSEVERANCE, PERSISTENCE & PROGRESS” Awards & Recognition dinner in Shreveport, LA, hosted by District 6 of the NAWJ, Judge Sheva Sims, District 6 Director. The scholarship recipients will receive one (1) complimentary awards dinner ticket and must be present to receive the award.
For more information about this program visit the VISIONARY WOMEN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM tab found on this page here. And/or to request the scholarship application packet, please contact Attorney Felicia M. Hamilton, Scholarship Chairperson at firstname.lastname@example.org or (225) 255-1306 or Judge Sheva M. Sims, District 6 Director at email@example.com or (318) 673-5878.
The National Association of Women Judges was formed in 1979 and has inspired and led the American judiciary in achieving fairness and equality for vulnerable populations. www.nawj.org.