Scholarship Information and Criteria
Each year, law students at the University of Utah and Brigham Young University apply to receive student scholarships ranging from $500 to $6,500. Scholarships are awarded based on an application and an essay. Scholarship winners are also assigned a lawyer mentor through our UMBA Pipeline Program.
The purpose of the Utah Minority Bar Association Scholarship Program is to assist law students from the S.J. Quinney College of Law and the J. Reuben Clark Law School who have a demonstrated record of service to racial and ethnic minority communities in completing their legal education.
Scholarship winners will be matched with attorneys from Holland & Hart who will provide educational seminars and ongoing mentoring relationships. This program gives students the skills and contacts they will need to become great attorneys and future leaders of UMBA and the Utah State Bar
Must be enrolled in law school for the 2016-2017 academic year and must be a current member of the law school minority organization.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 11:59 pm. Late submissions will not be considered.
If selected, awards will be presented at our annual scholarship and awards banquet on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 6:00 pm at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City.
Awards are selected by a review committee appointed by UMBA and evaluated on the following criteria:
- Future potential to positively impact and represent Utah's racial and ethnic communities in the candidate's field of practice
Personal Qualities and Strengths
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Demonstrated record of service to racial and ethnic communities
Scholarship winners will be notified in early November 2016.
If you have questions, please contact
Jamie Sorenson at email@example.com or 801-323-3326.