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Deadline Approaching: Apply for the Robert A. Butterworth Public Service Scholarship

Applications for the Robert A. Butterworth Public Service Scholarship are due by May 31st. Please make sure to encourage any interested law students to review the scholarship criteria carefully and submit their applications for consideration.

The Florida Bar News article about Farah Ali, last year's scholarship recipient, may be found here. 


Ms. Ali will work with Capital Collateral Regional Counsel doing federal and state capital post-conviction relief, representing, criminal defendants on Florida's death row, after graduation.


Scholarship Details:

The scholarship consists of a $1,000 stipend that may be used for law school tuition, course materials or other law school-related expenses. The scholarship recipient will also receive a plaque to be presented at the summer meeting of The Florida Bar and a student membership to the Government Lawyer's Section for the year immediately following the award of the scholarship.


The scholarship recipient will participate in Section activities, including interacting with executive council members, attending Section meetings, and submitting an article for publication in the "Voice."


The Awards Committee will review all submitted applications and recommend a winner to the Government Lawyer Section chair. The award winner will be announced no later than 14 days after the applications are due.

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