R.I. Bar Foundation seeks scholarship applicants

R.I. Bar Foundation seeks scholarship applicants

CRANSTON – The Rhode Island Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the nonprofit Rhode Island Bar Association, is seeking applications for its Thomas F. Black, Jr. Memorial Scholarship.

The Bar Foundation intends to award two scholarships of $25,000 each to Rhode Island residents who enroll as first-year students in an American Bar Association accredited law school for the academic year beginning September 2020.

The scholarship is for the first year of law school only and non-renewable. Each scholarship award is made on the basis of demonstrated financial need, superior academic performance, community and public service and demonstrated contacts with and commitment to the state of Rhode Island.

The application deadline is Friday, March 27.

For application forms, call 401-421-6541, visit ribar.com , or write: Rhode Island Bar Foundation Scholarship, 41 Sharpe Drive, Cranston, RI 02920.