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BLS Diversity Scholarship

The Bankruptcy Law Section offers an annual BLS Diversity Scholarship to a 2L or 3L law student committed to pursuing a career as a bankruptcy attorney in the State of Texas. The BLS Diversity Scholarship is awarded to at least one law student pursuing a career in the bankruptcy/insolvency field who is from a diverse background and/or who is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. Along with providing much-needed funds to a well-deserving student(s), the BLS Diversity Scholarship facilitates valuable networking opportunities by awarding free admission to the Annual Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference.

The 2023 Application is not yet available; once available the link will be available on this page. 

Past Scholarship Recipients:

  • 2022 - Emily Chang, University of Texas School of Law and Abdiel Lopez-Castro, Thurgood Marshall School of Law
  • 2021 – Nicole “Nikki” Wood, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law