SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS

The CWBA Foundation provides an annual scholarship to a law student at both the University of Colorado School of Law and the University of Denver Sturm College of Law who best exemplifies our mission. Previously, the scholarship was $2,500 per year. However, for the five-year period 2016 through 2020, the scholarship amount may vary year to year as we fund an endowed scholarship at each law school. For years 2021 and beyond, it is our goal to fund each scholarship at a $5,000 level or above.

Scholarship Requirements - University of Denver Sturm College of Law:

The Scholarship will be awarded to female J.D. students in their second or third year who have demonstrated financial need and are current members of the Colorado Women's Bar Association (CWBA).  Consideration is also given to the extent to which the applicant has demonstrated a commitment to the mission of the Colorado Women's Bar Association Foundation: promoting the advancement of women in the law, and protecting and promoting the welfare of all women.

Scholarship Requirements - University of Colorado School of Law:

The Scholarship provides an award to a second- or third-year student who is an active member in the Colorado Women's Bar Association (CWBA), demonstrates financial need, and shows active interest in the CWBA’s mission. 

Past Scholarship Recipients:

For over 25 years, the CWBA Foundation has awarded over 80 scholarships to law students at the University of Colorado School of Law and University of Denver Sturm College of Law.  Click Here for our Complete List of Scholarship Recipients

General Questions: 

For more information or general questions about the CWBA Foundation's Scholarships and Grants, please contact us:  

 Katie Reilly, Co-Chair  OR Lauren Schmidt, Co-Chair 
 Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell LLP   Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
 Ph: (303) 244-1800  Email    Ph: (303) 223-1207  Email



Colorado Women's Bar Association Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. 

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