Scholarship Program

The Travis County Women Lawyers Association (TCWLA) Scholarship Fund, Inc. serves as an umbrella for scholarships that go to law students who may have had to struggle a little harder to get where they are. The Scholarship Fund presently awards four separate scholarships: the Ann Forman ScholarshipFarris-Cisneros Scholarship, the Mary Pearl Williams Scholarship, and the Margaret Cooper Scholarship.  The scholarships are posted at the UT Law School in the fall of each year and awarded at the TCWLA luncheon in the spring.  Information regarding each scholarship can be obtained from the UT Law School’s Financial Aid Office.  In awarding these scholarships, we look at leadership qualities, community service, and activities within the law school. It is our intention with all our scholarships to occupy a niche not filled by other, more traditional, scholarship funds.

The TCWLA Scholarship Fund was set up as a charitable Fund in 1983 and was incorporated in 1987. Judge Margaret Cooper was TCWLA president the year the Fund was created and was involved in its creation with Amie Rodnick, Iris Jones, and Barbara Marquardt. Later D’Ann Johnson, Diane (DeDe) Hebner, Velva Price, Milbrey Raney and Cindy Saiter joined the board; there has been very little turnover in board members. Most of the board members are past presidents of TCWLA. The TCWLA Scholarship Fund, a Section 501(c)(3) charitable organization, is a separate corporation from TCWLA, a Section 501(c)(6) professional association. All contributions to the scholarship fund are fully tax deductible.

All checks MUST be made payable to

TCWLA Scholarship Fund
507 West 7th Street
Austin, Texas 78701

If a donation to a particular scholarship is desired, that should be specified on the check.

TCWLA Scholarship Law School Letter 2017

Scholarship Board of Directors

Chair
Amie Rodnick

Vice-Chair
D’Ann Johnson

Secretary
Cindy Saiter

Treasurer
Diane (DeDe) Hebner

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The Ann Forman Scholarship
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The Mary Pearl Williams Scholarship
The Margaret Cooper Scholarship

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TCWLA MEMBERSHIP

Join TCWLA to help foster communication among women lawyers and strengthen the image and position of women lawyers in the community.

TCWL FOUNDATION

Join TCWLA Foundation to support, promote, and encourage activities for the furtherance of justice and equal opportunity for women, families, and children.

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Donate to the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Foundation and support, promote, and encourage activities for the furtherance of justice and equal opportunity for women, families and children

SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Donate to the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association scholarship fund to support

The Ann Forman Scholarship
The Farris-Cisneros Scholarship
The Mary Pearl Williams Scholarship
The Margaret Cooper Scholarship

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