Ten UCLA School of Law Students Receive California Bar Foundation Scholarships

September 2, 2011 -- Ten UCLA School of Law students have received 2011 California Bar Foundation Scholarships—the most scholarship recipients of all the California law schools this year. Five students received awards from the foundation’s flagship Public Interest Scholarship Program and five were awarded scholarships under the foundation’s Diversity Scholarship Program. The scholarships are awarded to exceptional law students who demonstrate a commitment to public service and academic excellence.

The Public Interest Scholarship recipients are:

Margaret Buitrago ’12
Brittany Goodnight ’12
Christian Kurpiewski ’12
Almas Sayeed ’12
Siobhan Waldron ’12

The Diversity Scholarship recipients are:

Christina Lynn Burke ’14
Tristan Bufete ’14
Alexa Camarena ’14
Sadath Garcia ’14
John Haney ’14

The ten students will be honored at the organization’s scholarship reception, which will be held in San Francisco on September 22, 2011.

A nonprofit founded in 1990 and affiliated with the State Bar of California, the California Bar Foundation annually awards scholarships of  up to $7,500 to outstanding California law students to assist with tuition and related education expenses.