Founded in 1990, the California State Bar Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization affiliated with the State Bar of California, dedicated to building a better justice system for all Californians. Through the voluntary donations of California lawyers and other donors and the contributions of our corporate sponsors, the Foundation distributes grants to nonprofit organizations, courts, and bar associations for law-related projects; awards scholarships to law school students committed to public service; promotes and encourages the philanthropic and charitable efforts of California's lawyers; and supports an array of other education and outreach programs.

Current Opportunities for California Bar Foundation

Diversity Scholarship

Opportunity Type: Scholarship
Application Deadline: Information for 2015 application in March
Description: The California Bar Foundation's Diversity Scholarship financially supports first-year California law students with the goal of furthering diversity in the legal profession. Diversity includes a broad array of backgrounds and life experiences, including students from groups or with skills or attributes that are underrepresented in the legal profession, and specifically including students from socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds.  Rising first-year law students are invited to apply by the beginning of the summer prior to commencing their first semester of law school.

Contact Information

California Bar Foundation
180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
www.calbarfoundation.org/