Scholarships

Applications must be postmarked no later than March 22, 2019.  Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered for an award. Qualified applicants will be contacted to arrange for an interview, which will take place in April.


Applicant Qualifications:

  • You have financial need.

  • You are a citizen of the United States.

  • You have an affiliation with Summit County.

  • You will be attending a law school in Ohio.

  • You are in good academic standing with your school(s).

  • You have a demonstrated history of community involvement.

In order for your application to be considered, you must include the following typed information:

  • An updated resume.

  • The completed 2019-2020 Scholarship Application. The application is in fillable Adobe PDF format and can be downloaded and completed on your computer. Please do not submit a handwritten application. 

  • A certified transcript from your school(s). Request your transcript well in advance. Transcripts may be mailed directly to the Foundation by your school.

  • Two letters of recommendation from people who are familiar with your character. No relatives, please. Request your letters of recommendation well in advance. Recommendations may be mailed directly to the Foundation by the writer.

  • A FERPA release form from your school permitting us to perform an academic and disciplinary check after the interview.


Deadline and Submissions:

Submission Deadline: Friday, March 22, 2019

Submit your completed application and accompanying items to:

Scholarships
Akron Bar Foundation
57 S. Broadway St.
Akron, OH  44308

For more information, please contact the Foundation and Office Operations Director (330) 436-0103.