2012 PLANC National Conference Scholarship Application - Michigan State University College of Law has graciously donated $10,000 to assist prelaw advisors from around the country who have little or no institutional support to attend the PLANC Conference. PLANC will award up to $1,500 to help defray conference expenses. (Application Deadline: March 30, 2012)
Law School Admissions Council Funding for Pre-Law Advisors at HCBU/HACU Schools - The Law School Admission Council is continuing its commitment to provide support to prelaw advisors from HBCU and HACU schools to attend the Prelaw Advisors National Council (PLANC) Conference. Click on the heading above for the guidelines, eligible expenses, travel expense report, and reimbursement policies. If you do not have a username and password to log in to LSAC.org, please mail prelaw@LSAC.org to request one. (Application Deadline: April 2, 2012)
MAPLA - MAPLA is pleased to announce a scholarship program for members who will attend the 2012 Pre-Law Advisors National Council (PLANC) conference in Washington, D.C. Fifty scholarships in the amount of $1,000 will be distributed on a first request-first granted basis. Funding for the scholarships comes from MAPLA and a very generous gift by the Michigan State University College of Law.
Receipts for expenses up to the $1,000 scholarship must be submitted to the MAPLA Treasurer within two weeks after the conclusion of the PLANC Conference. Scholarship requests and questions should be directed to Steven E. Nelson at email@example.com.
NAPLA - NAPLA continues its grant policy in 2012 to assist pre-law advisors to attend the PLANC conference. NAPLA provides up to $1,000.00 to a limited number of pre-law advisors to help defray some expenses involved with the conference. These grants are intended to provide assistance to individuals whose institutions will not provide funding for conference expenses. Grant funding will cover some or all of the following expenses: conference fee; lodging at the conference hotel; and transportation. Preference will be given to pre-law advisors who (1) are NAPLA members; (2) who have less than five years experience in pre-law advising; and (3) who have not attended an "APLA" or PLANC conference in the past two years. As of March 1, 2012, application forms will be available from the NAPLA website (napla.org). The application deadline is April 1, 2012. Please direct any questions to Vielka V. Holness, Esq., at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SAPLA Scholarship Application – SAPLA will award up to $1,700 to pre-law advisors to help defray expenses involved with the conference. These scholarships are intended to provide assistance to individuals whose institutions will not provide funding for conference expenses. The scholarships are open to pre-law advisors throughout the country, with preference given to (1) current SAPLA members and (2) to non-member pre-law advisors working in the SAPLA region. (Application Deadline: April 1, 2012).
SWAPLA – SWAPLA is offering a subsidy of $400 to the first 25 SWAPLA registrants not eligible for any LSAC subsidy, who submit their completed registration materials to us and who then attend the conference and the annual SWAPLA meeting that is held the last day of the conference. Questions should be directed to Sandy Self at email@example.com.
WAPLA - To help prelaw advisors attend the national conference, WAPLA is offering Advisor Professional Development Grants to current (2012 calendar year) WAPLA prelaw advisor members at undergraduate institutions from the WAPLA region states: Arizona • Colorado • Idaho • Kansas • Montana • Nebraska • Nevada New Mexico • North Dakota • South Dakota • Utah • Wyoming.
WAPLA is able to offer these grants through the generous support of the many law schools who register for and attend our WAPLA law fairs each year. WAPLA is providing grants of up to $1500 each as funds are available (with a limit of two grants per institution). If an advisor also receives a conference scholarship from PLANC, the amount of the WAPLA award will be reduced by the amount of the PLANC award. Grants are awarded to qualified individuals on a first–come/ first–served basis. To request a WAPLA Grant, please email our Treasurer, Tim Garrison, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Awards will be in the form of a reimbursement after the conference with receipts for all claimed expenses required.