Area students approaching their final year of law school are eligible for a $3,500 scholarship from the Law Student Assistance Fund administered by The Community Foundation of Shelby County.
Eligible students must have a permanent residence within the counties of Auglaize, Darke, Logan, Miami or Shelby. Applicants must have also graduated from a high school in one of the stated counties.
Award selection is based upon demonstrated leadership in law school, the community, other schooling and church activities. The selection committee will also consider financial need and above-average legal scholarship while in law school.
Applications must be completed online at The Community Foundation website at www.commfoun.com. Interested students should see the link to the Law Student application at the bottom of the home page. Applications must include a copy of a transcript, letters of recommendation and a copy of the EFC number from the FAFSA Student Aid Report.
The application deadline is June 1, 2017. Contact the Community Foundation at 497-7800 or email@example.com for more information.