Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys 2015 Law Student Diversity Scholarships – Deadline extended until May 1


Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (OACTA) 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 three (3) scholarships in the amount of $1,250 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 completed application and all other requested material must be received by May 1, 2015.  Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. 

Winners will be announced in June and recognized at the OACTA Annual Meeting in November.


For more information and to download the scholarship application, please refer to OACTA website at: www.oacta.org/About/diversity_scholarship.aspx