BLAPA Convocation Prizes

The Black, Latino, Asian Pacific American Law Alumni Association continues its tradition of awarding the following convocation prizes to graduating member(s) of APALSA, BALSA, LaLSA, MELSA, and SALSA:

  • The BLAPA Award for Clinical Service is given to that graduating member of APALSA, BALSA, LaLSA, MELSA, and SALSA who is an outstanding member of a clinic, has proven his/her dedication to public service, and plans to pursue a career in public interest law. The amount of the prize is $1,000.
  • The BLAPA Public Service Convocation Prize promotes the practice of law in the public sector by graduates of the New York University School of Law. BLAPA alumni have contributed funds to create this Public Service Convocation Prize for member(s) of APALSA, BALSA, LaLSA, MELSA, and SALSA, who have proven their dedication to public service and who plan to pursue careers in public interest law. The amount of the prize is $1,000.
  • BLAPA awards the Kim Barry Memorial Convocation Prize in honor of Kim Barry ’98, NYU School of Law’s first Furman Fellow. The Kim Barry Memorial Convocation Prize is given to that graduating member of APALSA, BALSA, LaLSA, MELSA, and SALSA, who has demonstrated a commitment to international and human rights work and exhibits academic excellence in the best tradition of Kim Barry. The amount of the prize is $1,000.

The Black, Latino, Asian Pacific American Law Alumni Association (BLAPA) is now accepting nominations for 2015 BLAPA Convocation Prizes. Nomination materials are ready for download via the links above.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, March 6, 2015