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2011 The EMLF Law Student Scholarships, USA: The Energy & Mineral Law

The Annual Scholarship Program, the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation provides educational assistance to encourage the study of energy, environmental, natural resources, and mineral law. Thirty Thousand ($30,000) dollars in scholarships will be awarded for the 2011-2012 academic year to law students studying energy, environmental, natural resource, and mineral law at schools holding membership in the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation. The Energy & Mineral Law Foundation was established in 1980 to provide a forum for the intellectually honest examination of the legal issues related to the development and use of natural resources. The Energy & Mineral Law Foundation is a non-pro?t 501(c)(3) educational organization, funded primarily through membership dues and revenues from educational programs. Scholarships are funded through membership dues, and earnings from special memorial scholarships The Samuel J. Goldstein, Esquire, Scholarship Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation was created to benefit students who are planning to attend or already attend law school in Pennsylvania. The following criteria will apply:

1. Be from Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Washington or Westmoreland counties and plan to attend or already attend an accredited law school in Pennsylvania.
2. Demonstrate financial need.
3. Show academic promise.
4. Be of the Jewish faith.
5. Maintain good grades but need not be in the top 10% of their class academically.
6. Submit an essay discussing why you are deserving of this scholarship.
7. Complete a standard admissions application and a financial aid application for the law school the applicant plans to attend or is attending. The students selected to receive this scholarship for the first year at a Pennsylvania law school are eligible to receive this scholarship for a second year if they continue to be enrolled in a Pennsylvania law school and maintain a 2.5 or equivalent grade point average.
If any student selected for this scholarship ceases to attend a Pennsylvania law school or fails to maintain a 2.5 or equivalent grade point average, another scholarship recipient shall be selected for the award. Final selection of the scholarship winners will be decided (subject to the approval of the Board of Directors of The Pittsburgh Foundation) by a Scholarship
Eligibility: Law school students for the current academic year are eligible to receive scholarships

Scholarship Application Deadline: 18 April 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application