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Funded Scholarships

The Foundation’s success is a direct result of the generous financial support of individual FCBA members and their employers, as well as the time, talents and energy that members bring to the Foundation’s activities.

FCBA Foundation members and supporters help to make educational opportunities available for deserving students entering undergraduate institutions or pursuing their law degrees.


Karen Kincaid
College Scholarship

The Karen A. Kincaid Scholarship is an annual award toward college tuition provided to a deserving high school student. The scholarship pays tribute to the late Karen Kincaid, a partner in Wiley Rein’s Communications Practice. Recipients reflect Karen’s warmth, intellect, and deep commitment to her family and community.

Mark Van Bergh College Scholarship

The Mark van Bergh Scholarship honors the life, spirit, and dedication of Mark van Bergh, a long-time FCBA member and volunteer. Long at fixture photographing FCBA events, Mark also served as a past Chairman of the FCBA Foundation. Recipients reflect Mark’s faithfulness to service, love of learning, and gregarious spirit.

Diane Cornell Fund

In honor of Diane Cornell, a fund supporting the FCBA Foundation has been established. This fund will be used to provide stipends to law students accepting unpaid summer internships.

General Fund

Contributions to the FCBA Foundation General Fund support the full host of FCBA Foundation programs, including college and law school scholarships and law school summer internship stipends. General fund contributions also support volunteer service initiatives for FCBA Chapters throughout the country.

Named Scholarships

All donors contributing over $10,000 will receive a named scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to a college student pursuing their undergraduate degree at a four-year university.

Recipient Spotlight »

Nia Matthews Cox

Karen Kincaid Scholarship ($10,000)

Nia considers her greatest accomplishment to be her participation in CISV, a non-profit organization that creates global friendships among teens through international camps and cooperation.

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The FCBA Foundation offers many opportunities to get involved. Whether by reviewing scholarship or law school internship stipend applications, interviewing scholarship applicants, or volunteering for activities in the community, the FCBA Foundation offers numerous opportunities for engagement and service.