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North Carolina Bar Association Foundation Scholarship (NCBA)

The North Carolina Bar Association provides scholarships to college students who are the children of slain or permanently disabled North Carolina law enforcement officers.

Applicant must meet the following eligibility requirements:
  • Be the natural or adopted child of a North Carolina law enforcement officer who was killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty.
  • Apply prior to reaching his or her 27th birthday.
  • Be enrolled or accepted for admission in a college, vocational training school or other educational institution approved by the scholarship committee of the Young Lawyers Division of the NC Bar Association.
  • Demonstrate financial need and merit.

Funding varies in amount each year depending upon availability.

Application Procedure
Applications may be obtained by writing.

The N.C. Bar Association Scholarship
PO Box 3688
Cary, NC 27519

The applications are available beginning in December. The deadline is April 1 of each year. For more information, visit the website at or e-mail Jacquelyn Terrell,

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