Basic Eligibility: Persons in their first or second year of law school may apply if they are from a diverse background that historically has been underrepresented within the legal profession.
- Strong academic achievement in college and law school
- Demonstrated leadership qualities with employment and/or community service experience
- Demonstrated excellence in research and communication skills, including written and oral
- Compelling statement of the applicant\'s desire and the ability to overcome obstacles
- The student must be in good standing, and the chosen law school must be ABA-accredited
Application Process: All applications must be submitted by email to Susan Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for receipt of applications for the scholarship is January 30, 2021. For an application to be considered complete and reviewed, it must include all of the following:
- A personal statement of 500 to 700 words addressing eligibility and the selection
- A current resume showing applicant\'s education, job history, and community
- A five to ten page writing sample, unedited by any third party, preferably on a legal topic
- Transcripts (official or unofficial) from undergraduate and graduate or law programs
- Two academic, professional and/or employment references with full contact information
Selected candidates who are finalists for the scholarship will be contacted to schedule interviews.