Awarded for outstanding law school leadership in addition to community service.
Amount:  $2,000 to help defray costs relating to the Bar Prep Course or Post-Graduation expenses.
Eligibility:  Must be a 3L or have attended Coastal Law for at least 3 years, have paid student dues each semester, and plan to take the Bar exam immediately following graduation or within one year of award receipt.  Applicant must have at least 2.0 GPA and have significant community service involvement (50+ hours). Applicant must also demonstrate leadership on campus through any of the various student organizations.
Description:  The SBA Student Leadership Award was created to reward outstanding leadership and community service. This award was established through a generous donation from the 2013-14 and 2015-16 Student Bar Association.
Application Materials: Each applicant must submit all of the following information online:
  • Application Form
  • Letter of Recommendation from a member of faculty
  • Nomination Letter from either an executive member of a student organization or student in a similar position who can attest to your impact on campus
  • Summation Essay - typed, 250 words or less, on why you need this award and how it will benefit you

Submission Instructions:  Applicants must submit the online application form by COB April 17, 2019.
Application Evaluations:  The Student Bar Association Scholarship Committee will evaluate each award application and select the award recipients in its sole discretion, bound only by the purposes of the award and award criteria. To facilitate the decision making process, the Scholarship Committee may, in its discretion, require a personal interview with any or all award applicants.
Questions:  If you have any questions regarding the award or its administration, please send an email to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness at Questions will be referred to the Scholarship Committee for a response. To ensure fairness to all applicants, a copy of your question (without identifying you as the source), together with the Scholarship Committee's written response, may be disseminated to all scholarship applicants.
Thank you for your interest in the SBA Student Leadership Award. We look forward to receiving your application.

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