The Earl B. Gilliam Bar Foundation (“EBGBF”) mission is to provide support for diversifying the legal community, which includes scholarship opportunities for law students. The Foundation is committed to increasing the number of students of color that graduate law school, successfully pass the California Bar Exam and subsequently practice law in San Diego County. These scholarship opportunities serve to assist students in sustaining their legal education and preparing for the bar exam.

The number of awards and amounts vary from year to year based on funding. For a complete description of awards please visit our Scholarship Programs page.

The 2020 Annual Gala Scholarship Application is now closed!

Thank you for your interest. Award recipients will be notified via email of their selection by October 16, 2020. For questions, please contact via e-mail Yahairah Aristy, 2020 Scholarship Chair at

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The Earl B. Gilliam Bar Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, and gifts made to the Foundation are tax-deductible. Please click here to donate today.

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Earl B. Gilliam Bar Foundation
PO Box 124923
San Diego, CA

Phone: (619) 693-6050

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