The Coles-Cumberland Bar Association has announced that it is continuing the Coles-Cumberland Bar Association Law School Scholarship Program.
The Coles-Cumberland Bar Association is a private organization composed of attorneys practicing in Coles County and Cumberland County. The organization has established this scholarship program to recognize and assist law students who have a close connection to the Coles County or Cumberland County. One or more scholarships will be awarded annually, based upon academic and extracurricular achievements, background and financial need.
The Coles-Cumberland Bar Association anticipates awarding one or more scholarships in the amount of $1,000 following the application period. The Coles-Cumberland Bar Association reserves the right to modify the amount and number of scholarships awarded based upon the number and suitability of applications received.
The Coles-Cumberland Bar Association Law School Scholarship Program is open to law students having a close connection to the Coles County or Cumberland County who will is enrolled at an accredited United States law school during the 2017-18 academic year. Applicants are evaluated for their academic and extracurricular achievements, for their background and financial need, and for their connection to the Coles County or Cumberland County.
An application form can be obtained by sending an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling John Barger at 217-234-6481.
Applications are due by April 2.
The 2017-18 recipient or recipients will be announced prior to June 15, 2018.