Touro Law Adds More Than $200,000 in Student Scholarship Support

New Scholarships Bring 2 Year Scholarship Total to Over $1.5 Million

July 2, 2015

Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce several new named and endowed scholarships for students including the Bethpage Federal Credit Union Scholarship funded by the Heart of Bethpage Charitable Giving Program, the Mario and Lina Capobianco Scholarship funded by the Capobianco family, the Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone, LLP Scholarship, the Posner & Gaier Scholarship, and the Stephanie Estevez ’00 Memorial Scholarship. Additionally, a new $100,000 scholarship has been established from the Claire and Samuel Mozel Charitable Trust. These scholarships, totaling $225,000, will be awarded to students based on individual criteria set by the donors.

“Our fiscal year has just ended and it’s exciting to announce so many new scholarships that will directly benefit our students,” said Dean Patricia Salkin. “Touro Law’s alumni and friends are dedicated to our law school and have directed their donations to directly benefit students through the creation of these scholarships. We are thankful to each and every person that has given generously to help our students.”

These new scholarships add to more than $1.5M in student scholarships Touro Law has raised in the past two years. Touro Law offers scholarships and fellowships to both incoming and current students. For a complete listing of named scholarship support, visit


Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center’s 185,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art law school is located adjacent to both a state and a federal courthouse in Central Islip, New York. Touro Law’s proximity to the courthouses, coupled with programming developed to integrate the courtroom into the classroom, provide a one-of-a kind learning model for law students, combining a rigorous curriculum taught by expert faculty with a practical courtroom experience. Touro Law, which has a student body of approximately 650 and an alumni base of more than 6,000, offers full- and part-time J.D. programs, several dual degree programs and graduate law programs for US and foreign law graduates. Touro Law Center is part of the Touro College system.

Touro Law’s newly implemented Portals to Practice is a cutting-edge, experiential learning program that reconceives and restructures the law school experience. Portals to Practice expands the scope and quality of legal education by focusing on the development of legal professionals, from pre-law through post-graduation. 

About the Touro College and University System 
Touro is a system of non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was chartered in 1970 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American and global community. Approximately 19,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Touro College has branch campuses, locations and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow, Paris and Florida. New York Medical College, Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus, as well as Touro University Worldwide and its Touro College Los Angeles division are separately accredited institutions within the Touro College and University System. For further information on Touro College, please go to:

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