Sarasota County Bar Association Internship and Scholarship Deadline Extended

The application deadline for the Sarasota County Bar Association Diversity Scholarship has been extended to December 31, 2008 (from it’s previous deadline of December 1). has been extended to 12/31/08. More information and an application is available at the Sarasota County Bar Association website.

The Sarasota County Bar Association Diversity Scholarship Fund is intended to provide an opportunity for first through third year law students of under-represented minority backgrounds (e.g. race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, physical disability, or socioeconomic background), who have an interest in practicing law in Sarasota County upon graduation, to obtain summer placement in private law firms and governmental agencies in the County.

At the conclusion of the student’s summer employment in a law firm or governmental agency, the law school the student attends will receive scholarship funds of at least $5,000.00 per student to be used by the student to continue his or her education.

To read more about this great opportunity, open to all students, please see the previous blog posting.