• The 2016 Charles Houston Bar Association Scholarship

    The Charles Houston Bar Association is accepting applications for its annual scholarship. CHBA will give Scholarship(s) in amounts ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 to deserving law student(s).

    Scholarship applications must be received by November 4, 2016. Scholarship recipient(s) will receive a complimentary ticket to the CHBA Scholarship Gala where scholarship recipient(s) will be presented with their scholarship.


    Download Scholarship Application

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We are an affiliate of the National Bar Association representing the interests of African American lawyers, judges and law students throughout Northern California. Founded in 1955, CHBA is committed to working within the African American community to facilitate access to the justice system and to promote equal protection under the law.

Charles Houston Bar Foundation, Inc.
The Charles Houston Bar Foundation, Inc. is a charitable organization. The mission is to provide educational services and programs to improve access to justice; to advance equal protection under the law, by promoting the provision of services to under-served Bay Area communities; to advance African American access to justice and the courts; to increase diversity within the legal community and the bench; and to support the charitable objectives of the Charles Houston Bar Association.

Visit the Charles Houston Bar Foundation, Inc. website.

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