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Scholarships and Programs

FCBA Foundation scholarships and law school internship stipends allow FCBA members and Foundation supporters to give back to the community by supporting the next generation of leaders.

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College Scholarship Program

Assisting local high school students expressing an interest in communications-related fields of education.

> Who Should Apply High-school seniors in Washing-ton, D.C. are invited to apply for FCBA college scholarships. Interest in technology, media, and telecommunications law and policy or STEAM-related fields is a plus, but is not essential.

> How to Apply
The FCBA Foundation will post a link to the application in early 2023. In addition to providing high-school transcripts, letters of recommendation, and information about financial need, applicants will be asked to demonstrate their commitment to community service and service to their schools through short essays.

> What to Expect
Finalists for the scholarship will be contacted for interviews in spring 2023. College scholarship recipients are typically notified in May.

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Law School Summer Internship Stipend Program

Granting summer work stipends to law students serving as interns in communications-related public service jobs.

> Who Should Apply Students at accredited law schools who are seeking unpaid summer internships in technology, media, and telecommunications law or policy with public service organi-zations, including the government

> How to Apply
The FCBA Foundation will post a link to the application in early 2023.

> What to Expect
Recipients of law school summer internship stipends are typically notified in May.

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Law School Scholarship Programs

Granting scholarships to students in communications-related graduate legal studies.

> Who Should Apply Rising second- or third-year students currently enrolled in accredited law schools in the United States who have a demon-strated interest in technology, media, and telecommunications law and policy.

> How to Apply
The FCBA Foundation will post a link to the application in early 2023.

> What to Expect Recipients of law school scholar-ships are typically notified in May.

"The FCBA has been an invaluable part of my professional and personal life, providing me with opportunities to expand my knowledge, network, engage in philanthropy and, perhaps most importantly, build community and friendships."

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