OACTA’s annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship program is open to incoming second and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, Pan Asian and Native American students enrolled at Ohio law schools.
Incoming second and third-year female law students enrolled at Ohio law schools are also eligible regardless of race or ethnicity. Other criteria for the scholarship include:
-Academic achievement in law school;
-Professional interest in civil defense practice; and
-Service to community and to the cause of diversity.
Up to two (2) scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each will be awarded to successful applicants. Applicants are required to submit an application, law school transcript and a cover letter addressing the following: academic, personal and professional accomplishments, and why they should be selected as a recipient of the scholarship. Applicants may submit up to three letters of recommendation.
The deadline for completed applications and all other requested materials has been extended to May 11, 2018.
Winners will be announced in June and recognized at the OACTA Annual Meeting in November.
Application materials and additional information can be found on the OACTA website: https://www.oacta.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=75:the-oacta-foundation&catid=19:site-content&Itemid=162