The THBA is honored to be able to offer Florida law students the opportunity to be awarded several law school scholarships. To learn more, read the descriptions of both below. 

 1. VICTORIA CRUZ-GARCIA LAW STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

 The Tampa Hispanic Bar Association (THBA) seeks to promote the exchange of information and ideas related to the practice of law in order to enhance its members’ knowledge and skills. THBA also strives to provide resources and enhanced opportunities for the education of future attorneys of Hispanic origin or descent while promoting the improvement of Florida’s legal system. These efforts ultimately promote the organization’s important goals of improving the administration of justice and increasing the quantity and quality of the legal services rendered to members of the Hispanic community. As such, the THBA will award two law students a $2,000 scholarship with the expectation that they will further the goals of our organization throughout their legal career.

To apply, please: (1) complete the below application; (2) submit a current resume; (3) submit a copy of your current law school transcript; and (4) submit an essay (no more than 1,000 words) that addresses in detail why you are qualified for this scholarship along with a description of any involvement in volunteer or community service activities. You may include any other information you wish to share with the scholarship committee on why you deserve this award. Please submit these items to the Tampa Hispanic Bar Association Scholarship Committee via email to info@thba.org by the date and time found on the form below.

2. THE HONORABLE EMILIANO JOSE “E.J.” SALCINES, JR. LAW STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

The Honorable Emiliano Jose “E.J.” Salcines, Jr. (retired) is a founding member of the THBA and a beloved member of the Tampa Hispanic legal community. In recognition of the countless student’s Judge Salcines has mentored throughout his career and his continued dedication, service, and financial commitment to this scholarship and other THBA efforts, THBA has named this scholarship after him. This scholarship further supports THBA’s dedication to fulfilling its purpose and providing resources and enhanced opportunities for the education of future attorneys of Hispanic origin or descent while promoting the improvement of Florida’s legal system. As such, THBA will award one law student a $1,000 scholarship with the expectation that he/she will further the goals of our organization throughout their legal career.

To apply, please: (1) complete the below application; (2) submit a current resume; (3) submit a copy of your current law school transcript; and (4) submit an essay (no more than 1,000 words) that addresses in detail why you are qualified for this scholarship along with any other information you wish to share with the scholarship committee on why you are deserving of this award. Please submit these items to the Tampa Hispanic Bar Association Scholarship Committee via email to info@thba.org by the date and time found on the form below.