2017 Scholarship & Awards Banquet

The 2017 Scholarship & Awards Gala will be held on November 9th at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City on the opening night of the Utah State Bar Fall Forum. UMBA traditionally holds a cocktail hour prior to dinner at 6 pm with dinner starting promptly at 7 pm, during which guests can participate in the silent auction. 

  • You can make DONATIONS to student scholarships online or by check to the Utah Minority Bar Association, c/o Utah State Bar, Law & Justice Center 645 South 200 East, SLC, UT 84111.

Awards > At the gala, UMBA honors lawyers, law firms, legal organizations, and community members who have advanced the cause of minorities in the law. 

Student Scholarships > UMBA awards financial scholarships to law students from the S.J. Quinney College of Law and the J. Reuben Clark Law School who have made significant contributions to diversity in Utah. These scholarships are possible through the generous donations of our members, the legal and business community, and individuals donors. In 2015, Students received over $38,000 in combined scholarships and matching funds from their respective law schools.

Silent Auction & RaffleOur silent auction raises additional funds for student scholarships. A full list of auction items will be made available soon. Please email utahminoritybar@gmail.com if you would like to contribute an item or service to the silent auction for the 2016 Scholarship & Awards Gala.

Please take a moment to recognize our incredibly generous scholarship sponsors.



Please contact Jamie Sorenson at jsorenson@rqn.com if you are interested in becoming a sponsor.