IndyBar Foundation

Indianapolis Bar Foundation Scholarships

Indianapolis Bar Foundation Scholarships

The  Indianapolis  Bar  Foundation  is  the  charitable  arm  of  the  Indianapolis  Bar  Association.  Annually,  it awards academic and educational scholarships to deserving law students as one way of carrying out its mission—to advance justice and lead positive change in Indianapolis through philanthropy, education and
service.

Apply online here. Please note: this financial information spreadsheet must be completed and uploaded with the scholarship application. The application also requires uploading your resume and answering essay questions related to the criteria for each scholarship, academic or career goals, and community/law school/bar association activities.

Deadlines

NOTE: Deadlines mean the date the scholarship application and materials must be received at the IndyBar office.

Rosalie F. Felton Scholarship March 1, 2018
Neil E. Shook Scholarship March 1, 2018
Hon. James Noland Scholarship March 1, 2018
Summer 2017 IndyBar Review March 1, 2018

 

Available Scholarships

Rosalie F. Felton Scholarship: $1,500
(Robert H. McKinney School of Law) This scholarship is available to 2nd or 3rd year law students who demonstrate the following traits: 1.dedication to the practice of law; 2. active involvement in community service; 3. academic excellence.

Neil E. Shook Scholarship: $1,500
(Robert H. McKinney School of Law) This scholarship is available to 2nd year Robert H. McKinney School of 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.

IndyBar Review Scholarships: $600
(Four for summer and two for winter available annually) These scholarships are available to Indianapolis Bar Association law student members enrolled in the current year’s IndyBar Review course. This scholarship is financial  need-based,  with  consideration  also  given  to  the  student’s activity with the IndyBar Law Student Division
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Steckler-Dillin-Noland Scholarship Fund
The following scholarships are available to 2nd or 3rd year law students at the Robert H. McKinney School of Law through the Steckler-Dillin-Noland  scholarship  fund. One $1,500 scholarship is awarded each year rotating among  the  three  listed  below.  The  appropriate  award  year is noted below for each.

The Honorable S. Hugh Dillin Scholarship
*Available 2017, 2020

This scholarship is available to 2nd or 3rd year law students. The Dillin scholarship is targeted toward students who exhibit the following: 1. academic excellence (as determined by GPA and class ranking); 2. demonstrated commitment to civil rights; 3. demonstrated commitment to the legal profession.

The Honorable William E. Steckler Scholarship
*Available 2016, 2019

This scholarship is available to 2nd or 3rd year law students. The Dillin scholarship is targeted toward students who exhibit the following: 1. academic excellence (as determined by GPA and class ranking); 2. financial need; 3. orientation toward public service.

The Honorable James E. Noland Scholarship
*Available 2018, 2021

The Noland scholarship is available to 2nd or 3rd year law students. The Dillin scholarship is targeted toward students who exhibit the following: 1. academic excellence (as determined by GPA and class ranking); 2. demonstrated commitment to advancing understanding of the law; 3. orientation toward public service.
 

Details
Actual monies will not exchange hands. Academic scholarship award checks will be forwarded to the IU Foundation in the name of the recipient. IndyBar Review scholarships are credited to the course on behalf of the student. Scholarships are reserved for members of the Indianapolis Bar Association. To join the IndyBar, log on to www.indybar.org.

For questions about the following scholarships, please call (317) 269-2000 to speak with the Associate Executive Directoror email ibf@indybar.org.

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