The G. William Rice Memorial Scholarship Deadline Approaching

G. William “Bill” Rice

was an attorney, University of Tulsa Law School professor, widely hailed expert on American Indian legal matters, and beloved mentor, colleague, am friend to many. A citizen of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, Bill dedicated his life to furthering the rights of Indigenous peoples worldwide. This scholarship is granted in his name and is intended to help law students with the costs of the bar exam.

Applications due October 31st, 2021

Sponsored by the Oklahoma Bar Association Indian Law School

THREE $2,000.00 scholarships will be awarded to deserving second or third year law school students who intend to practice Indian Law in Oklahoma.

Applications must include:

  1. Cover ketter describing commitmemnt to practice Indian Law in Oklahoma;
  2. Resujme describing Indian Law related activities;
  3. Law school transcript; and
  4. Academic or porfessional reference letter of support for your application.

Submit applications to:

Debra Gee

PO Box 1548

Ada, Oklahoma 74821

Or by email to: debra.gee@chickasaw.net

Awards will be announced in November during the OBA Annual Meeting- Indian Law Section