Fellowships and Scholarships

Enriching The Legal Profession

Donors and Sections of The New York State Bar Association impact the future of the law profession through The Foundation by providing invaluable real-life experiences to law students across the state.  These educational opportunities give students the platform and knowledge to build a solid base for their career goals; while attracting extraordinary law students to the profession who may not otherwise have the finances or opportunities to succeed in this field.


The Honorable Joel K. Asarch
The Honorable Joel K. Asarch Elder Law and Special Needs Section Scholarship.  Click here for information and application.

Judith S. Kaye headshot

  • The Honorable Judith S. Kaye Children and the Law Committee Scholarship (Awarded to three students who will age out or have aged out of foster care with a permanency goal of Another Planned Permanent Living Arrangement (APPLA).  Click here for Guidelines and Application.

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Judge Bernard S. Meyer Scholarship  Click here for guidelines and application

Lorraine Power Tharp, Esq.
Real Property Law Section Lorraine Power Tharp Scholarship Click here for application and guidelines

Melvyn Mitzner2019 Commercial Federal Litigation Section Fellowship

Real Property Law Section Melvyn Mitzner Scholarship  Click here for guidelines and application.


Hon. Charles L. Brieant, Jr. Headshot

The Honorable Charles L. Brieant, Jr. Fellowship  Click here for guidelines and application information.

Miriam Maccoby Netter headshot
The Intellectual Property Section Miriam Maccoby Netter Fellowship Non-profit application   Guidelines