For the eighth year the
Leonard Loeb Family Law Scholarship Committee
of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers is offering a
scholarship to one of our students that excels in Family Law. The
scholarship honors Leonard Loeb, a graduate of UWLS, for his lifetime
commitment to community service and family law. The scholarships are
usually $5,000. This year's deadline for all materials to be
submitted to me is Friday, October 8 at midnight. Please submit
all materials electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Process: Students must be nominated by a professor. The nominator must submit the name of the student but does not need to write a letter of recommendation. Nominated students must submit a current resume and a personal statement explaining how they meet the criteria for the scholarship. The winner must be able to attend a luncheon of the AAML in Chicago during the first week of November.
1. A male or female student in the second or third year who is in need of funds;
2. A student volunteer in the local community and/or a participant in clinical programs that help the needy or promote public interest, including but not limited to, domestic violence;
3. An individual who may be a member of the ABA Law Student Division and/or a present or future member of the ABA Family Law Section;
4. A student who has succeeded academically in a Family Law class and/or written about a Family Law related topic;
5. A student who has demonstrated an interest in practicing Family Law;
6. A student who has a high academic standing in his/her Law School class;
7. A student active within the Law School community.
Submitted by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Student & Academic Affairs on September 9, 2010
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