Our mission is to educate and support women and minorities in accessing and participating in the justice system.
The Oregon Women Lawyers Foundation has a proud history of making grants to people and organizations committed to providing greater access to the justice system for women and minorities.
The Foundation is also very proud to offer the Vernellia R. Randall Bar Exam Grant, which provides selected applicants with up to $1,500 to pay the fee required to register to sit for the Oregon State Bar exam and to assist in the cost of preparing for the exam. The Vernellia Randall Bar Exam Grant is available to single custodial parents with children under the age of 18. In reviewing applications, the Grant Committee will heavily consider the ages and number of children of the applicant. Special consideration will be given to students with children under the age of 6. The recipient must be in her or his final year of law school at the time she or he receives the Bar Exam Grant.
To complete the on-line application form and for deadline information, complete the on-line form . The deadline for the February 2015 Bar Exam is October 30, 2014. The deadline for the July 2015 Bar Exam is March 30, 2015.
The bar exam grant is named in honor of Vernellia R. Randall who has made a lasting contribution to the Foundation and is playing a significant role in the efforts to give women and minorities greater access to the justice system.
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