I, the undersigned applicant, understand that if I am awarded the Asian American Law
Fund Scholarship, I must be enrolled and in good standing at least half-time in an ABA- or AALS- accredited
law school in the United States at the time of the award. I certify that I am a U.S. citizen or a
permanent U.S. resident.
I understand that I am expected to volunteer at least 8 weeks, 35 hours per week,
on an unpaid project and to apply my award to payment of my law school tuition. Within one month after
completion of my project work, I agree to submit a report of at least 500 words describing my experiences
working at my project and how the scholarship has benefited me.
I understand that any award is subject to my having a confirmed summer internship at a
public service organization or other approved public interest project.
I understand that I must comply with all stated policies and conditions of the Scholarship.
I confirm that the amount of the scholarship will be applied to my tuition and related fees, books, and
I understand that my failure to comply with all policies and conditions of the Scholarship
may result in the forfeiture of the entirety or a portion of the Scholarship. In such event, I will return the
entirety or required portion of the Scholarship to the Asian American Law Fund of New York promptly
upon written demand. Failure to return these monies may result in collection efforts and legal action
against me. To the extent allowable by law, I will be responsible for all costs, fees, and expenses incurred by
the Asian American Law Fund of New York in seeking recovery of the award monies.
I understand that members of the immediate families of officers and directors of
AABANY, and members of the Board or Scholarship Committee of the Asian American Law Fund of New
York are not eligible for the Scholarship.
I also understand that all materials submitted to the Asian
American Law Fund of New York will become the property of the Fund and that the Fund reserves the
right to issue public announcements regarding award winners and to publish their photos, essays and
I authorize the Asian American Law Fund of New York to contact the community service
organization with which I am volunteering for verification of my work and to use my photograph, essay and
report in any manner in connection with the Scholarship and the Fund.
I certify that all statements and information contained herein and in all application
materials submitted by me are true, correct, and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I certify that the
essay attached hereto was written solely by me and is my original work.