BAR SUCCESS SCHOLARSHIP

The Earl B. Gilliam Bar Foundation’s (“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 successfully pass the California Bar Exam and subsequently practice law in San Diego County. These scholarship opportunities serve to assist students in adequately preparing for the bar exam.

 

THE 2021 BAR SUCCESS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION IS NOW OPEN!

 

The EBGBF is excited to announce that its application for the 2021 Bar Success Scholarship is now open!  We will be accepting applications until April 2, 2021, and will notify the selected recipients shortly thereafter.

To apply and upload the requested documents, please click here.

ELIGIBILITY

In order to be eligible, applicants must…

    1. Be currently enrolled in, or have graduated in 2020 from, a law school in San Diego County.
    2. Plan to take the July 2021 California Bar Exam.
    3. Plan to practice law in San Diego County.
    4. Have a Google Account.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

Please be prepared to submit the following materials:

    1. A personal statement (500 words maximum) answering the following question: Once successful on the California Bar Exam, how do you plan to advance the African-American community?
    2. An up-to-date résumé
    3. An up-to-date Law School Transcript (Unofficial permitted)
    4. Two references.

QUESTIONS?

Please email us at info@ebgbf.org.

Support Our Mission

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.

Contact Us

Earl B. Gilliam Bar Foundation
PO Box 124923
San Diego, CA
92112-4923

Phone: (619) 693-6050
E-Mail: info@earlbgilliambar.org

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