The Puerto Rican Bar Association Scholarship Award

November 3, 2008Duke Law News

All Latino students attending law school in the United States (including Puerto Rico) are eligible to apply. PRBA selects recipients based on financial need and academic promise.

Scholarship recipients will be contacted directly by the PRBA. All applicants must be a first or second year student in a JD degree program at an ABA approved law school.

All scholarship candidates must submit a complete and accurate application along with the required supplemental materials postmarked by Saturday, February 28, 2009 to be considered.

Applications are available in the Office of Financial Aid.
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