The 2016 Scholarship Committee is now accepting applications for its 2016 minority scholarship competition. The application deadline is Monday, October 17, 2016.
This year we will again award $10,000 in scholarships to deserving minority students attending law schools in the State of Alabama. The MCBA will award two (2) $2,500 scholarships for the best submissions received from 2L students and one (1) $2,500 scholarship for the best submission from a 3L student. The MCBA hopes to award one $500 scholarship to a 2L or 3L minority student at each of the five Alabama law schools dependent upon receipt of applications from each school.
We will announce and honor Scholarship recipients during the MCBA Annual Scholarship Banquet. Pertinent information is below:
When: Thursday, November 3, 2016 – Judicial Reception 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Dinner served at 6:30 p.m.
Where: The Harbert Center, 2019 4th Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35203
Keynote Speaker: The Honorable Vanzetta Penn McPherson, U.S. Magistrate Judge (Ret.), Middle District, Alabama
Theme: “The Relevancy of the African-American Bar in the 21st Century”
For more information, contact Ida Tyree Hyche, Esq. at (205) 777-5220 or via electronic mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.