White Collar Defense Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: | Application Deadline: September 1, 2016
Scholarship URL: http://whitecollarattorney.net/diversity-scholarship-2016
The attorneys at our firm are offering this annual $500 scholarship to African American and Hispanic students from single-mother homes who are committed to pursuing a quality education and who have a demonstrated ability for overcoming adversity and challenges related to their backgrounds.
The scholarship program is open to all African American and Hispanic undergraduate, and law school students as well as incoming college freshmen. The candidate must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Candidate must have a demonstrated financial need.
A 1,000-word essay describing the applicant’s personal situation as a minority with a single mother, the impact that it has had on their life, and how they have overcome those challenges. Applicants should also address their college, law school and/or career plans and how this scholarship will help him/her achieve those plans. A current, unofficial academic transcript from the applicant’s school. One Letter of Recommendation from a teacher, principal, school administrator, work supervisor or a member of the clergy who has known the applicant at least 3 years or more and can speak to why the applicant deserves this scholarship, as well as a complete application coversheet found on out site.
HOW TO APPLY: To be considered eligible, interested applicants must submit a completed application along with the previously listed requirements via email, U.S. mail, or fax bySeptember 1, 2016. The scholarship winner will be notified over the fall. Address fax or mail submissions to:
White Collar Criminal Defense Scholarship
Attn: Firm Administrator
409 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20004
Fax: (202) 664-1331