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 application and information.

Judith S. Kaye headshot

  • The Honorable Judith S. Kaye Children and the Law Committee Scholarship (Awarded to 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 information and application.

Judge Bernard S. Meyer headshot

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

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

Melvyn Mitzner

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

Carol Van Scoyoc

Local and State Government  Law Section Carol Van Scoyoc Scholarship  Click here for guidelines and application.


Hon. Charles L. Brieant, Jr. Headshot

The Honorable Charles L. Brieant, Jr. Fellowship  Click here for more information

Miriam Maccoby Netter headshot
The Intellectual Property Section Miriam Maccoby Netter Fellowship