Applicants of the John F. Moriarty Scholarship must have been residents of Hampden or Hampshire County for at least five years and must have been admitted or to or already attending a certified law school. Applicants will be considered based on academic and extracurricular accomplishments to date and on a financial need. After review of all applications received, the finalists will be reviewed and if necessary, finalists will be invited to a Committee interview. After the Committee has reached a decision, the recipient(s) will be notified by email.
The application will ask for the student's basic information, college information, extracurricular activities, work history and financial status. Along with the application, applicants must submit their resume and a brief statement of their goals and their reason for entering law school. After the scholarship committee has reached a decision regarding the applicant's status, proof of registration in a certified law school will be required. Once sufficient proof is received, scholarship monies will be sent directly to the applicant and the recipient will be announced in a press release and on the Hampden County Bar Association website.