Our Programs

The KBA is proud to sponsor two programs for minority law students and recent graduates.
 
 
JUSTICE ROBERT N.C. NIX, JR. SCHOLARSHIP  
 
The Nix Scholarship is open to all first and second year African American, Hispanic, and Native American law students enrolled in or about to enroll in Dickinson School of Law or Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg campus.  Recipient will be chosen based on several factors, including academic achievement, financial need, and potential for making a contribution to society and the legal profession.  An essay on how the applicant meets these criteria, as well as up to three recommendations from a faculty advisor, professor, dean, employer or lawyer will be required.  For more information, see the documents attached below or visit the Documents Section of this website.
 
 

KBA THURGOOD MARSHALL FELLOWSHIP

 

The Marshall Fellowship is open to African American, Hispanic or Native American third year law students in good standing who are currently enrolled in a law school accredited by the American Bar Association and who receive and accept a job offer to serve as an attorney in a Dauphin County law firm through the Dauphin County Bar Minority Job Fair or candidates currently serving in a Dauphin County law firm that otherwise satisfies the eligibility guidelines.  Eligible recipients of the Marshall Fellowship will be chosen primarily their potential for making a contribution to society and the legal profession through either current or anticipated legal efforts.  For more information, see the documents attached below or visit the Documents Section of this website.

 

 
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