PROVIDENCE – The charitable arm of the Rhode Island Bar Association is seeking applications for two $20,000 scholarships for first-year Rhode Island law school students.
The Thomas F. Black Jr. Memorial Scholarship is a nonrenewable scholarship given to Rhode Island residents who will enroll in their first year at an American Bar Association accredited law school in September 2013.
The scholarship is awarded by the Rhode Island Bar Foundation for demonstrated financial need, academic performance, community and public service and demonstrated contacts with and commitment to Rhode Island.
Since 1984 the fund has awarded 50 scholarships to Rhode Island law-school students and receives substantial funding from the Horace A. Kimball and S. Ella Kimball Foundation and The Champlin Foundations, in honor the late Thomas F. Black Jr.
The deadline for applications is March 18 and more information can be found at ribar.com. •