Announcing 2024-2025 Center for Women in Law Scholarships

The Center for Women in Law is pleased to announce the Lisa Atlas Genecov and Dr. Jeffery S. Genecov Endowed Presidential Scholarship for the 2024-2025 academic year.  The Genecov Atlas scholarship will provide $3,750 scholarships for three 2L, 3L or LLM students with a demonstrated commitment to advancing women’s issues and gender parity.  This includes legal work in nonprofit, pro bono, government, and/or legislative settings. 

The Center for Women in Law is a national resource and champion for women lawyers, generating lasting change within the legal profession.  We envision a legal profession that exemplifies equality and justice for all.  Founded in 2009 by women lawyers seeking to help future generations, the Center for Women in Law has had tremendous impact since its launch.  We are actively seeking applicants who are interested in the Center’s strategic objectives:

  • Advocating for systemic change in the legal profession;

  • Supporting multiple paths to success for women pursuing legal careers at all levels;

  • Empowering and encouraging women lawyers to confidently build, navigate and advance their careers; 

  • Celebrating the strength of individuals and the power of community to change the legal field;

  • Building relationships and networks to support women lawyers; and

  • Cultivating a pipeline of advocates.


Scholarships will be awarded based on: 

  1. Commitment to advancing women's leadership and career goals 

  2. Involvement in student organizations and interest in promoting women at the law school 

  3. Alignment with the Center's strategic objectives.


Application information is available HERE


The application deadline is Friday, June 14, 2024.