The Federal Bar Association
Oklahoma City Chapter
Holloway Scholars Program
The Oklahoma City Chapter of the Federal Bar Association is proud to announce the establishment of the Holloway Scholars Program.
Through this Program, the Chapter will provide scholarships for law students who demonstrate commitment to civility, professionalism, academic excellence and community involvement. The Chapter establishes the scholarship program in honor of William J. Holloway, Jr., Senior Judge of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, whose kindness, integrity and high standards of excellence have guided and inspired the legal community in the Tenth Circuit for over 40 years. The scholarship recipients will be known as the “Holloway Scholars.”
Law students who have completed at least one year of academic course work in a Juris Doctorate program at an ABA-accredited law school within the Western District of Oklahoma are eligible to apply. Holloway Scholars Program applicants must be student members of the Federal Bar Association by the date of application submission. Information on how to become a law student associate member of the Federal Bar Association is available at www.fedbar.org.
Scholarship recipients will be selected based on the following criteria:
- commitment to the pursuit of a legal career in practice areas involving the federal courts
- commitment to and actions demonstrating ethics, civility and professionalism
- academic merit (undergraduate/graduate school/law school)
- written and oral communication skills determined through the application and interview process
- leadership qualities and community involvement
- financial need
The application form is available here. The completed application form with accompanying materials must be submitted by October 3, 2016 to the Dean of Students of the law school the applicant is attending.
Each recipient of the Holloway Scholarship will receive an award of at least $1,500.
Recipients of the Holloway Scholarship will be recognized at the annual Holloway Lecture Series. For 2016, the annual William J. Holloway, Jr. Lecture will be held on December 1, 2016.
2011 Inaugural Recipients
Sahar Jooshani, University of Oklahoma College of Law
Kyle Rogers, Oklahoma City University School of Law
Amy K. Lewis, University of Oklahoma College of Law
Wilson D. McGarry, University of Oklahoma College of Law
Kellie S. Howell, Oklahoma City University School of Law
Chelsea Klinglesmith Estes, Oklahoma City University School of Law
Selby P. Brown, University of Oklahoma College of Law
Brandi M. Haskins, Oklahoma City University School of Law
Elizabeth Isaacs, University of Oklahoma College of Law
Andrew Davis, Oklahoma City University School of Law
Nick Coffey, University of Oklahoma College of Law
Taylor Tyler, Oklahoma City University School of Law