DRI announces its annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship program open to incoming second and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, and Native American students. Incoming second and third-year female law students are also eligible, regardless of race or ethnicity. Incoming second and third-year law students who also come from backgrounds that would add to the cause of diversity, regardless of race or gender are eligible to apply. Students who are members of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), Law School or Law Student members of AAJ or students otherwise affiliated with or employed by AAJ are not eligible for DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarships. To qualify for this scholarship, candidate must be a full-time student. Evening students also qualify for consideration who have completed one-third or more of the total credit hours required for a degree by the applicant’s law school. The goal of these scholarships is to provide financial assistance to two worthy law students from ABA accredited law schools in order to promote, in a tangible way, the DRI Diversity Statement in Principle. See page three of this application for the DRI Diversity Statement.
Two scholarships in the amount of $10,000 each will be awarded to applicants who best meet the following criteria:
- Demonstrated academic excellence
- Service to the profession
- Service to the community
- Service to the cause of diversity
Applications must include three recommendations, one each from the following individuals:
- The Dean or an Associate Dean of the student’s law school
- A current or past law professor
- An individual who is personally acquainted with the applicant, but who is not related by blood line or adoption.
Additionally, each applicant must include a cover letter with their application. In that cover letter each applicant should identify his or her academic, personal and/or professional accomplishments and how those accomplishments qualify him or her for DRI’s Law Student Diversity Scholarship award.
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The Mark T. Banner Scholarship is part of The Richard Linn American Inn of Court’s commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers of high ethics, civility and professionalism, and especially those from diverse backgrounds.
The recipient of the scholarship receives $5,000 to be applied to their legal education. This scholarship is available to law students who have entered into a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school in the United States and who will continue in that program through the Fall semester 2014. Scholarship recipients are selected by the Mark T. Banner Scholarship review board based on the following criteria:
• Commitment to the pursuit of a career in intellectual property law.
• Commitment, qualities and actions toward ethics, civility and professionalism.
• Academic merit (undergraduate, graduate and law school).
• Written and oral communication skills.
• Leadership qualities and community involvement.
• Member of a historically under represented group in IP law (including race, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation and disability).
Applications need to be submitted by December 6, 2013. The application is available at http://www.linninn.org/marktbanner.htm.
Questions? Contact Debbie Ruegger at DEBORAH.RUEGGER@lw.com.Read More
The Console & Hollawell $1,000 Legal Leaders Scholarship 2014 is available to students who are pursuing a career in law. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the following areas: pre-law, paralegal studies, or working towards their juris doctorate in any concentration of the law.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Must be a U.S. citizen.
- Must be a full-time student attending (or planning to attend on a full-time basis) an accredited institution of higher education.
- Must demonstrate admission and plans to enroll, or proof of current enrollment in an accredited institution of higher education. *If you have not yet received your acceptance into college or law school, you may still apply, but the scholarship will not be released without proof of acceptance and enrollment.
- Academic achievement as reflected by a minimum 3.0 GPA.
The award recipient shall provide the following documentation to obtain the scholarship:
- A transcript reflecting the student’s current standing with a 3.0 GPA.
- Proof of admission and enrollment in an accredited institution of higher education.
- The Console & Hollawell Legal Leaders Scholarship is to be used exclusively for school tuition and related expenses. A check for $1,000 will be made payable to the award recipient’s university or college to cover these expenses.
All applicants must complete the provided Legal Leaders Application and submit a 500 word essay on how he or she intends to impact his or her community through the law.. All applicants must also include a valid transcript reflecting his or her current standing with a 3.0 GPA and proof of acceptance and enrollment. Failure to include all required materials will result in immediate rejection of the application.
The Console & Hollawell Legal Leaders Scholarship recipient will be notified of the selection on or about August 15, 2014.
Completed applications must be submitted no later than July 15, 2014. Applications should be emailed to Jonathan Lister at JLister@consoleandhollawell.com with the subject line “2014 Legal Leaders Scholarship” or mailed to:
Console & Hollawell, P.C.
Attn: Jonathan Lister
525 Route 73 North, Suite 117
Marlton, NJ 08053
Application Form: http://www.consoleandhollawell.com/law-blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Legal-Leaders-Scholarship-Application-20141.docxRead More
The Console & Hollawell $1,000 Legal Leaders Scholarship is open to high school seniors, college students, and law students. I saw that you provide as a resource to students a listing of scholarships and I wanted to send along information about this scholarship for you to share.
Below please find a link to the scholarship page on our website that explains all of the requirements to apply.
It is our hope that this scholarship can help a student pursue their dream to assist others through their work in the law.
Questions? Contact Krystle Wright at email@example.com.Read More
The law offices of Farzad Family Law in southern California announce the availability of the $1,500 Farzad Family Law Scholarship. The deadline is December 15, 2013, and the application is available here:
Questions? Call (714) 937-1193 or email Scholarship@farzadlaw.com.Read More