IndyBar News

December 7, 2010

2010 IBF Scholarship Recipients Announced

Each year, the Indianapolis Bar Foundation presents academic and education scholarships to deserving law students, fulfilling one of its main missions -- to advance an understanding of the law through education. Students must be members of the Indianapolis Bar Association to qualify for the scholarships.

The 2010 IBF Scholarship Recipients are as follows:

Neil E. Shook Scholarship: This scholarship is available to second year Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis law students who exhibit the following characteristics: 1. academic proficiency; 2. interest in creditors’ rights and bankruptcy law; 3. financial need; 4. exceptional leadership skills; 5. demonstrated commitment to excellence; 6. proponent of civility in the legal profession.

2010 Recipient: Amanda K. Dalton

The Honorable William E. Steckler Scholarship: This scholarship is available to second or third year law students who exhibit the following: 1. academic excellence; 2. financial need; 3. orientation toward public service.

2010 Recipient: Sara M. Benson

Rosalie F. Felton Scholarship: This scholarship is available to second or third year law students who demonstrate the following traits: 1. dedication to the practice of law; 2. active involvement in community service; 3. academic excellence

2010 Recipient: James R. Smerbeck

Bar Review Scholarships: Shannon White was the recipient of a IndyBar Review scholarship.