HISTORY: Founded in 1957, the Spouses of Houston Barristers (SHB), is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization of attorneys’ wives dedicated to enhancing the legal profession through educational, civic, Cultural, and social services to the community.
PURPOSE: To provide financial assistance to second & third year ethnic minority law students attending South Texas College of Law, Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University, and The University of Houston Law Center.
- Applicant must be an ethnic minority and will be registered as a second or third year law student for the 2016 fall semester.
- Applicant must be a US Citizen.
- Applicant must submit the following by Friday, July 15, 2016:
(a.) Scholarship application (download)
(b.) A letter from his or her college or university stating that he or she is a second or third year law student in good standing
(c.) A sealed official transcript bearing the college or university seal indicating a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or above
(d.) Applicant must be available for a face to face interview on Saturday, August 6, 2016 if selected as a finalist
Please mail all documents to the following address by July 15, 2016:
Spouses of Houston Barristers
12035 Circle Drive East
Houston, Texas 77071
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2016 – 2017 Scholarship Application Form