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Humphrey Justice Fund Provides Scholarships For Students

This article originally appeared in the May 2021 issue of North Carolina Lawyer Magazine. Read the complete article written by Russell Rawlings and view all NC Lawyer issues at

The Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association recently announced the recipients of college scholarships for children of slain or permanently disabled North Carolina law enforcement officers. The total amount of the scholarships for the 2021 spring semester exceeded $10,000.

The scholarships are funded by the Hubert B. Humphrey Justice Fund North Carolina Bar Foundation Endowment.

The recipients are:

  • Amber Beaman, Ayden
  • Ashley Beaman, Ayden
  • Austin Brown, Nashville
  • Kayli Reyna, Liberty
  • Molly Macchia, Hudson

Criteria for the scholarships include:

  • Applicants must be the natural, adopted or stepchild of a North Carolina Law Enforcement Officer permanently disabled or killed in the line of duty.
  • Applicants must submit their application on or before 27 years of age.
  • Applicants must provide proof of enrollment or admission as a full-time student to one of the following: an accredited four-year college or university; an accredited community college or technical college; or an accredited law school.

Additional information is available here. Additional information regarding all of the scholarship programs of the North Carolina Bar Foundation is available here.