Provides funding for scholarships for students attending a law school in the State of New York who exemplify the core values important to Ms. Van Scoyoc—academic excellence, a demonstrated interest in public service, high integrity and, if possible, an interest in local government law. The Fund was established in with a gift from the Local and State Government Law Section of the New York State Bar Association to honor the memory of Carol VanScoyoc former chair of the Section and recipient of the Association’s Award for Excellence in Public Service. The scholarship was developed in recognition of Ms. Van Scoyoc’s extraordinary contributions to the legal profession and the public good.
Ms. Van Scoyoc was an extraordinarily gifted lawyer who dedicated her career to public service. An icon of the profession, Ms. Van Scoyoc represented the highest standards for excellence in the practice of law, ethical conduct and dedication to the public good that all lawyers aspire to. Ms. Van Scoyoc passed away in 2017 at the age of 56 after a long, courageous battle with cancer. To Give to this Fund click here and select the Restricted Fund: Local & State Gov. Van Scoyoc Scholarship.