Black Women Lawyers' Association of Greater Chicago

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Black Women Lawyers' Association of Greater Chicago

321 S Plymouth Ct., Ste. 600

Chicago, IL 60604
Ph: (312)554-2088
Fax: (708)201-9342
E-mail: [email protected]
URL:http://www.bwla.org

DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide financial assistance to deserving law students from ABA accredited law schools. Focus: Law. Qualif.: Applicants must be second-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, Pan Asian or Native American students; or second-year female law students, regardless of race or ethnicity. Criteria: Applicants will be evaluated based on demonstrated academic excellence; and service to the profession, community and the cause of diversity.

Funds Avail.: $10,000. Number Awarded: 2. To Apply: Applicants must submit three recommendations, one each from the following individuals: a) the dean of the student's law school, b) a current or past law professor, and c) an individual who is personally acquainted with the applicant, but who is not related by blood line or adoption; and a cover letter which identifies their academic, personal and/or professional accomplishments and how those accomplishments qualify him or her for DRI's Law Student Diversity Scholarship Award.