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Desire to work and reside in Massachusetts or Rhode Island upon graduation

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Demonstrated commitment to the community

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Vision of contributions to the profession and community after graduation

REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must submit by June 1st:

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A completed AP&S Scholarship Application Form (typed)

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One-page typed essay

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A certified copy of college transcript

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An acceptance letter from an ABA accredited law school and written notice of intention to attend

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A copy of your FAFSA [required for scholarship consideration] and any other financial aid application, as well as any financial aid you have been offered by the law school you will be attending and by any other source

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Copies of your and your parents’ federal and state tax returns filed in the most recent year

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Photo ID (i.e. driver’s license, etc)

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Two (2) letters of recommendation from persons who are not related to the applicant and who are familiar with the student’s academic achievements, character and commitment to the community.

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The AP&S scholarship is to be used exclusively for law school tuition and related expenses.  Recipients will provide an accounting of the use of the scholarship proceeds on or before December 31st of the year that the scholarship was awarded.

AWARD

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Scholarship applicants may be interviewed by the AP&S Diversity Committee in order to make final determination on the scholarship award.

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The AP&S Scholarship Award recipient will be notified of the selection on or about

July 15th.

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Those recipients of the scholarship, who show strong academic achievement during their first year of law school, will be considered for employment as a summer associate at AP&S at any time after their first year of law school.  The possibility of a job offer upon graduation will be considered after the completion of the summer internship(s).

DEADLINE

Completed applications must be submitted no later than June 1st of the year the student will be entering the first year of law school.  Application materials should be sent to:

        Diversity Committee Chair

         Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.

         175 Federal Street

                                   Boston, MA  02110

         (Fax) 617.482-0604

For more information, contact 617.482.0600 or visit www.apslaw.com.

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