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DRI Accepting Applications for $10,000 Law Student Diversity Scholarships

  • by DRI
  • Feb 3, 2017, 10:52 AM

DRI announces its annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship competition, open to rising (2017–18) second- and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, LGBT and multi-racial students. All rising second- and third-year female law students are also eligible, regardless of race or ethnicity. Any other rising second- and third-year law students who come from backgrounds that would add to the cause of diversity, regardless of race or gender, are eligible to apply.

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

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.

Applications and all other requested materials must be received by March 31, 2017

Click HERE for more information on the DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarships.

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