DRI announces its annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship Program, open to rising (2019–20) 2nd & 3rd year African American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, LGBT, and multi-racial students. All rising 2nd & 3rd year female law students are also eligible, regardless of race or ethnicity. Any other rising 2nd & 3rd year students who 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.
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 and all other requested materials must be received by April 1, 2019. To qualify for this scholarship, a candidate must be a full-time student. Evening students also qualify for consideration if they have completed one-third or more of the total credit hours required for a degree by the applicant’s law school. Visit dri.org for more information.
Please consider contacting individuals you may know at the various Kentucky law schools to advise them of this opportunity. We would love a Kentucky law school student to be a recipient!