Broward County Women Lawyers' Association

The Broward Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers

Rising Star Scholarship 2019

APPLY TODAY!  Scholarship Form 2019


We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2019 “BCWLA Rising Star Scholarship Award!”

BCWLA (in partnership with Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad College of Law) has historically awarded between $2,500 and $10,000 in scholarship money.

This special scholarship will be presented to a 2d or 3d year law student (female or male) of NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center who exemplifies the ideals of an individual who can strike the perfect balance between their legal studies, legal practice or current career (if applicable), legal community involvement, civic involvement and familial relationships. The Nominee should be committed to the community, women’s issues, the legal profession, school involvement, family priorities, and extracurricular activities.

Additional details may be obtained by contacting the Shepard Broad College of Law Center, or by contacting the Student Chapter FAWL RepresentativeStuChapter President at NSU Law Center.

Download the membership application here.

To submit an application, please complete this entire form and e-mail it to: 

Giuseppina Miranda at

Interviews will be conducted at the Broward County Bar Association office located at 1051 SE 3rd Ave., Ft. Lauderdale

Application Deadline: Friday, April 5, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

Interviews will be held beginning at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2019

The Rising Star Award will be presented to the recipient at BCWLA’s Annual Administrative Professionals’ Day Luncheon on: April 24, 2019.  

Please note that by submitting your application, you may be contacted by a member of the BCWLA’s Award Selection Committee, and you authorize that Committee member to contact persons you have identified in your application to discuss your qualifications.  You may be called for a personal interview, if the Committee sees fit. Please make sure you completely answer all of the questions on the following pages.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  You must be available for an interview on the date provided above or your application will not be considered.

If you have any questions, please contact Scholarship Committee Member:

Giuseppina Miranda at

Other committee members: Jamie Finizio-Bascombe and N

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