The Puerto Rican Bar Association (PRBA) Scholarship Fund, Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of its applications for the 2011-2012 PRBA Scholarship Awards Program for Latino law students. All Latino law students residing permanently, or attending law school, in New York State are eligible to apply for the Scholarship Awards, which range between $1,500 to $2,000, subject to certain restrictions.

All applicants will be reviewed based on academics, financial need and community involvement. The scholarship awards will be presented during the PRBA’s Annual Scholarship Gala to be held on May 12, 2011, at the Hilton, NYC, and photos of the recipients and their biographies will be published in our Scholarship Gala Journal. All recipients will be notified prior to the gala by the PRBA Scholarship Committee. For more information visit our website at www.PRBA.net and/or apply HERE.

The deadline for applications is March 31, 2011.

The PRBA, founded in New York in 1957, is one of the oldest Latino bar associations in the United States. Today, the PRBA continues its tradition of breaking down barriers to the legal profession with active members throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.

If you have questions please contact Javier E. Vargas, Esq., PRBA Vice President & Scholarship Selection Committee Chair.

Please review and follow all directions as only completed applications will be considered.