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WaterFire Providence

Fast Facts

Our Pro Bono Collaborative mobilizes Rhode Island law firms, law students and community organizations to provide desperately needed legal assistance for the underserved residents of the state.  The unique program includes 10 major law firms, over 20 community-based organizations and several dozen law students.

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Giving Opportunities

RWU Law Annual Fund                        

Gifts to this fund will be combined with other gifts for School of Law advances, such as technological improvements and increasing the pool of funds available for financial aid.

Dean’s Scholars Program

For every gift of $500 or more the Law Annual Fund, a law student will be awarded a scholarship in your name.

Law Alumni Association Scholarship Fund
Each year two scholarships are awarded by the Law Alumni Association to a rising second year day division student based on academic merit and financial need. Gifts to this Fund will allow continued growth.

Gary Bahr Memorial Scholarship Fund
This scholarship recognizes the first year students receiving the highest combined academic average in contracts and torts for his/her division.

Professor Esther Clark Endowed Scholarship
Generously funded through a gift from Esther and John Clark, this scholarship is awarded to a rising second year student on the basis of outstanding academic performance.

RIAJ's Justice Joseph R. Weisberger Scholarship Fund
This fund recognizes and encourages a student of high academic achievement who has demonstrated an interest in pursuing a career in client advocacy.

Law School Library
All gifts will be restricted to Law Library needs and development.

Kathleen Birt Memorial Prize
The annual prize will be awarded to a graduating student who has demonstrated distinguished performance in dispute resolution courses.