Scholarship for Student with Outstanding Interest in Family Law and Community Service

This is the sixth year that the Leonard Loeb Family Law Scholarship committee of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers is offering a scholarship to one of our students (recent scholarships have been as much as $5,000). The AAML will invite the winner to a luncheon in early November to receive the scholarship. The award honors our graduate, Leonard Loeb, for his lifetime commitment to community service and family law.

Process: Students must be nominated by a faculty member; they must also submit a personal statement and current resume. Students may contact professors to ask for a nomination.

2008 Deadline:

Faculty nominations are due no later than the end of the day on Friday, August 29. Student statements and resumes will be due no later than the end of the day on Monday, September 8. The AAML will invite the winner to part of its November conference in Chicago. All materials should be submitted electronically to rrobarts@wisc.edu.

Criteria:
a. A male or female student in the second or third year who is in “need” of funds;
b. A student volunteer in the local community and/or a participant in clinical programs that help the needy of promote public interest, including but not limited to, domestic violence;
c.
An individual who may be a member of the ABA Law Student Division and/or a present or future member of the ABA Family Law Section;
d. A student who has succeeded academically in a family law class and/or written about a family law related topic;
e. A student who has demonstrated an interest in practicing family law;
f. A student who has a high academic standing in his/her Law school class;
g. A student active within the Law School Community

Please contact me if you have questions. Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Student & Academic Affairs (rrobarts@wisc.edu or 608-262-8557).

Submitted by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Student & Academic Affairs on August 7, 2008

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