2015 NAPABA Law Foundation Scholarships


The NAPABA Law Foundation is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization established by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. NLF carries out its work primarily by awarding scholarships and fellowships that promote the interests of the Asian Pacific American community. Since its founding, NLF has awarded more than $500,000 in scholarships and nearly $750,000 in fellowships and internships. NLF awards scholarships on a nationwide basis to law students who demonstrate a commitment to serve or contribute to the Asian Pacific American community as future leaders. These scholarships are made possible by donations from numerous corporations, law firms, bar associations, and individuals.


September 1, 2015:  The application and supporting paperwork must be received by email 5:0o P.M. EST

October 2015:  NLF Scholars announced

November 5-8, 2015:  NAPABA Convention, New Orleans, LA


Our scholarships are made available, on a competitive basis, to students who are enrolled in an accredited U.S. Law School. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents. Applicants who will be attending law school in the Fall of 2015 are also eligible to apply.


  • Anheuser-Busch/NLF Presidential Scholarships – $7,500 (2)
  • UPS/NLF Gold Mountain Scholarships – $5,000 (2)
  • The Low Family Scholarship – $2,500 (1)
  • Chris Nakmura Scholarship – $2,500 (1)
  • Lim, Ruger & Kim Scholarship – $2,500 (1)
  • Locke Lord Scholarship – $2,500 (1)
  • NLF Scholarships – $2000 (multiple)


All applications must be received by email by 5:00 PM EST on September 1, 2015.
Download the application here.


The NAPABA Law Foundation strongly encourages applications from applicants reflecting diverse cultural and experiential backgrounds, people with disabilities, and of diverse ethnic, racial, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds, work experiences, national origins, sexual orientations, and ages.