This grant is available to women and minority *board members of an Oregon legal organization who desire to attend a leadership conference but do not have sufficient conference funds available through the organization that they serve. An eligible conference must be publicized and open to *state, regional, national or international attendees, and must focus on enhancing the attendee’s leadership skills in the legal profession or as a nonprofit board member.
Preference is given to individuals with a demonstrated financial need. Applicants and recipients must be active members in good standing of the Oregon State Bar.
The maximum grant is $1,500.
Grant determination is based on a combination of the following:
- Financial need: 30%
- Personal statement: 60%
- Overall application, including typographical errors, spelling, grammar and completeness: 10%
*Items represent an expansion of the current grant, and Board approval is sought.