DRI Diversity Scholarship - Applications Due by March 30

22 Feb 2018 12:40 PM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

For Immediate Release

For more information, contact:

Tim Kolly  | Director of Public Policy

P: 312.698.6220 |  E: tkolly@dri.org

DRI Announces Its 13th Annual Diversity Law Student Scholarship Competition

Two $10,000 Scholarships to Be Awarded

CHICAGO ­– (February 6, 2018)—DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar announces its 13th annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship Program. The program is open to rising (2018-19) second- and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, LGBT and multi-racial students. The goal of these scholarships is to provide financial assistance to two worthy law students from ABA-accredited law schools to promote, in a tangible way, the DRI Diversity Statement of Principle.
 
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. 
 
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. 
 
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

Click here  to access the scholarship application and information. Applications must be received by DRI no later than, March 30, 2018.

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