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Ocean County Bar


Foundation and Scholarship

     The Ocean County Bar cordially invites you to apply to be one of our 2024 John J. DeVincens Memorial Scholarship recipients. The Scholarship will be awarded May 1, 2024 at the OCBA’s Annual Law Day Celebration.  A scholarship is awarded each year to an Ocean County resident to assist them in their academic pursuits at any A.B.A. accredited law school. All awards are distributed at the discretion of the OCBA Scholarship Committee.The John. J. DeVincens Scholarship is offered to a student who resides in Ocean County, participates in community activities, successfully submits the application packet and demonstrates financial need.



     Please include in your packet:  the OCBA Scholarship Application.pdf, college/law school transcripts, resume, and proof of residence    

  • SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM- OCBA Scholarship Application.pdf 

    Eligibility Guidelines

  • 1.     First and Second Year Law Students and Third Year Law Students expecting to graduate in May or June 2025. 
  • 2.     Proof of ENROLLMENT/ACCEPTANCE to an A.B.A. accredited school.
  • 3.     Proof that Ocean County is the Applicant’s Domicile (driver’s license, utility bill, etc.)
  • 4.     The Scholarship Committee Shall make its determination based on a combination of the following criteria:
  • a.     Academics
  • b.     Financial Need
  • c.     Personal interview; only if requested
  • d.     Law School/College Transcripts
  • e.     Complete Application packet with Scholarship Application and Proof of Residence (driver's license, utility bill, etc.)
  • 5.     Application along with official college and law school transcripts to be filed/postmarked no later than 4/12/24 with the Ocean County Bar Association. Send application to:

                                                  OCBA Scholarship Committee

                                                 Frank Dupignac, Esq.

                             Hiering, Dupignac, Stanzione and Dunn P.C.

                                                 C/O Margarita Manso

                                                 236 Washington Street

                                                 Toms River, NJ 08753.


Any questions can be sent to Michele at

Ocean County Bar Association

Office: 732-240-3666
Fax: 732-240-4907

100 Hooper Ave

PO Box 381
Toms River, NJ 08754

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