The Ohio Women’s Bar Foundation is accepting applications for its Law Student Scholarship, which is presented this year by Perez & Morris LLC. The scholarship is awarded annually to a female law student in Ohio whom has demonstrated commitment to promoting the missions of the OWBF and OWBA, and whom aspires to promote diversity and inclusion efforts in their future legal practice or brings a unique perspective to the law as a result of their diverse background or experience. The 2019 Law Student Scholarship will be given to one law student in the amount of $2,500.
The online application will be available spring 2020, and the recipient will be recognized at the Annual Meeting Luncheon on May 1, 2020, at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center.
The OWBF is the OWBA's charitable arm. Formed in 2008, the Ohio Women’s Bar Foundation's mission is to accelerate the advancement of women lawyers as leaders in the profession and to facilitate their service to the community. It seeks to achieve its mission by collaborating with the OWBA and strategically securing the resources necessary to provide and fund extraordinary educational opportunities that enable Ohio’s women lawyers to advance in the profession and serve their communities. The OWBF is a 501 (c)(3).
The OWBA was formed in 1991 to build a community of lawyers who are interested in the issues that uniquely affect women. The OWBA will be celebrating its 20th year. The mission of the OWBA is to promote the leadership, advancement and interests of women attorneys through professional education, networking and the exchange of ideas between our members, local bar associations, business and the community. This includes: