Scholarship Application Attached for Immediate Distribution to
Law Students Having an Interest in the Study and Practice of Tax Law in Texas
The Tax Section of the State Bar of Texas annually awards up to three $2,000 scholarships to students demonstrating academic excellence and commitment to the study and practice of tax law. Any student who is enrolled in an ABA accredited law school at the time the application is submitted and who intends to practice tax law in Texas is eligible to apply. We need you to help us spread the word about this scholarship.
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students with their financial needs, facilitate and encourage students to enter the practice of tax law in Texas, and become active members of the State Bar Tax Section. Selection criteria of the scholarships include: merit, scholastic performance, financial need, and demonstrated experience and interest in the field of tax law. Consideration is also given to extracurricular activities both inside and outside law school, including but not limited to legal externships or internships with state or federal taxing authorities such as the Internal Revenue Service, Office of the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, or Texas-based legal aid societies and clinics.
Applications must be postmarked or received by April 7, 2017. The scholarships will be awarded at the State Bar Annual Meeting in June 2017 in Dallas. Winners need not be present to accept the award.
A word version of the scholarship application is attached
. Please contact me if you have any questions.
Thank you in advance for your help.
-Rob Morris, firstname.lastname@example.org