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Posted: 03.08.13

Marjorie Cook Endowed Scholars Program award recipient Ebony Thompson

Ebony Thompson, a third year law student at the University of Baltimore, is an upcoming Summer Associate at Venable LLP and winner of the Byron Warnken Moot Court Competition. Ebony is twice published in the University of Baltimore Law Review. Ebony aspires to become a law firm partner, outstanding commercial litigator, and to continue to impact her community through involvement in Delta Sigma Theta, the Black Law Association, and the Homeless Persons Representation Project.  Ebony is our March Scholar of the Month.

In 2o12, Ebony received funding from Central Scholarship’s Marjorie Cook Endowed Scholars Program.  This fund offers multiple awards of up to $5,000 for female graduate students studying law or public policy.  Fitting candidates are committed to empowering women and advancing their social status through careers in law or as policy makers.  Eligible applicants must be Maryland residents, US Citizens/Permanent Residents, have a family income below $90,000, have a GPA of 2.7 or higher, and be enrolled in or applying to an accredited U.S. college/university.  Central Scholarship is proud to help women succeed and afford an education.  The application deadline for 2013-2014 academic year scholarships is April 1st, 2013.  Apply now.