DEADLINE EXTENDED, April 24th, 2015: The New York Bar Foundation is pleased to announce it is has extended the deadline for accepting applications for the 2015 Judge Bernard S. Meyer Scholarship.  Established in 2004 by the law firm, Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C., the scholarship will be awarded to a law school student who excels in legal writing and advocacy skills. Previous winners of this scholarship have gone on to hold positions at law firms such as Cravath and Cadwalader, and as in-house counsel at organizations including Cancer Genetics, Inc. and NY Arc. An essay that displays excellence in legal writing and advocacy skills must be submitted for consideration of this scholarship.

Attached is a PDF of guidelines for the scholarship along with information about Judge Meyer; Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C., the law firm that established the scholarship in 2004; and The New York Bar Foundation. The guidelines will be posted shortly on our website at and at the following link: The scholarship is valued at $5,000 and will be awarded to one (1) student. The scholarship will be applied to the student’s tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year.  Eligible second-year students must apply by new deadline for application is Friday, April 24, 2015.

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