Full Name:Elba L. “Babe” Branigin Law Scholarship
Course of Study:Law
Campus Due Date:
- The Scholarship carries the name of one person, but in a way, recognizes the achievements and hard work of two people who were important to the city of Franklin and to Franklin College.
- Elba Branigin was a community leader, an attorney in the city of Franklin, and was elected chair of the Franklin College Board of Trustees in 1965.
- The scholarship in his name was established by his wife, Gene Branigin, who was also a respected member of the Franklin community.
- The Scholarship is given each year to students showing promise of success in the field of law.
- Must possess high moral character and financial need.
- Priority will be given to seniors or juniors, second to sophomores and third to graduates of Franklin College who will be enrolled in law school.
- Up to five $2,000 awards will be given.
- The award will be applied to tuition.
Application Deadline: April 6, 2012
- A letter of application must be sent directly to the President of the College, who will lead a committee to select the winners.
- Prior to submission of this letter, applicants are required to schedule a meeting with Dean Brailow to receive further instructions regarding the application process.
A letter of application must be sent directly to the President of the College.
Franklin College Contact:
Dr. Hisaya Kitaoka
Guidelines for applications:
- State your reasons for choosing a career in law and demonstrate your commitment to pursuing a law degree. Be specific and concrete:
- Address the criteria for the award: promise of success in the law, high moral character, and financial need.
- Promise of success
- High moral character
- Financial need
- Length—at least two pages long, but should not be much longer than three. Keep it specific and to the point.
- Good writing—the writing should be error-free and stylistically appropriate.
- Show us who you are—your personality should come through.