McKool Smith Diversity Scholarship

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As part of our continued commitment to recruit, retain, and promote a diverse team of lawyers, we are awarding Diversity Scholarships to support outstanding diverse 1L & 2L law students. We will be awarding up to $30,000 to one to six recipients.

  • $10,000 on starting as a 1L summer
  • $10,000 after successful completion of 1L summer and on starting as a 2L summer
  • $10,000 after successful completion of 2L summer and on starting as an associate

Scholarship applicants must be current first or second year law school students enrolled at an ABA-accredited law school who are students of color, members of the LGBTQ , differently abled, or veteran communities, or whose background or experience would otherwise contribute to the diversity of the legal profession. Applicants should not be a recipient of a diversity award or scholarship from another law firm.

We will accept 2022 Diversity Scholarship applications starting December 1, 2021. If you have questions, please contact

Up to $30,000
Application Period
December 1, 2021 to January 31, 2022
January 31, 2022

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