The NFALA Foundation, in collaboration with FALA New York, is excited to announce that applications for the Robin Mangaser Tizon Memorial Law Scholarship are now open! The scholarship will be awarded to a current law student who demonstrates an exceptional aptitude for the study of law and strong commitment to serve or contribute to the Filipino-American community as future leaders in the legal profession, particularly in the New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania areas. The Robin Mangaser Tizon Memorial Law Scholarship was established to honor Robin’s memory and support talented law students who embody her spirit and commitment to service. Each scholarship recipient will receive $800 to $1,000, depending on the number of recipients selected in a given year. Applications are due Friday, May 20th by 5pm ET.
ABOUT ROBIN MANGASER TIZON, ESQ., M.B.A.
Robin was a beloved wife, daughter, sister and proud Filipina‐American lawyer and activist. Robin was born the third of four daughters, who immigrant parents instilled in their children the value of education and service to one’s community. After overcoming stage III ovarian cancer at the age of 23, Robin achieved her dream of becoming a lawyer, graduating from Rutgers School of Law ‐ Camden in 2013 with a JD/MBA. Upon passing the NY Bar, Robin focused her practice on intellectual property law and joined the FALANY and NFALA where she made her mark as a leader. Throughout her life, Robin strongly believed in service and volunteerism. She devoted herself in advocacy of many causes, including Filipino veterans’' rights, adolescents with cancer, and immigrants’ rights.
NFALA Foundation is a non-profit, charitable and educational organization tax exempt under IRC Section 501(c)(3), formed in 2018 by the National Filipino American Lawyers Association (NFALA).