The Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (RMMLF) recently awarded scholarships to University of Oklahoma College of Law students Frances Agbebaku, Austin Brewer, Ensieh Mohajeri and Haley Rader for their potential to make a significant contribution to the field of natural resources law.
The students made up four of 20 national recipients and will receive financial assistance for the spring 2012 semester. Of the $64,000 awarded, the students accounted for $15,000. Recipients are chosen based on academic and leadership ability as well as financial need. RMMLF is a collaborative educational nonprofit organization dedicated to the scholarly and practical study of natural resources law.
Agbebaku, a John B. Turner LL.M. Program student from Nigeria, was awarded a $2,000 scholarship. She is an active member of the Black Law Students Association. After graduation, she says she hopes to work for a corporation or law firm in the energy or oil and gas sector.
Brewer, a third-year student from San Antonio, Texas, earned a $5,500 scholarship. He is the president of the Energy Resources Law Student Association and associate editor for the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Mineral Law Section Newsletter. Brewer says he looks forward to his future endeavors in the field of natural resources law.
Mohajeri, an LL.M. student from Tehran, Iran, received a $5,000 scholarship. She serves as an LL.M. Program research assistant and a research assistant for Professor Judith Maute in the area of Islamic legal ethics. She says her goal is to practice as a successful lawyer in the international energy and natural resources field.
Rader, a third-year student from Canadian, Texas, received a scholarship for $2,500. She is the vice president of the Energy Resources Student Law Association and a member of the American Indian Law Review. Rader has secured a position upon graduation with Elias, Books, Brown & Nelson in downtown Oklahoma City as a mineral title examination attorney for Gary Thompson.
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