The Pennsylvania Bar Foundation is accepting applications for the Patti Rose Scheimer Bednarik Memorial Scholarship, an annual award presented to a law school student or young lawyer who pursues an interest in animal welfare as part of his/her daily activities, legal training or law practice.
Pennsylvania residents enrolled in any accredited US law school, law students enrolled in any Pennsylvania accredited law school and Pennsylvania lawyers in practice less than three years are eligible to apply for the $5400 award. Factors considered include the applicants’ volunteer service to animal welfare organizations, scholarship in the field of animal law and animal welfare and, for practicing attorneys, pro bono legal work in the field of animal welfare.
The application period closes on July 1, 2018. Click here for more information.