DRI is keen on creating knowledgeable Law practitioners who will divert the law practices in the right direction. Knowledge comes from rights education and to help deserving law students with their education DRI is introducing their valuable “DRI Diversity scholarship program”. The annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship program is open to incoming second and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, and Native American students. Incoming second and third-year female law students and those who come from backgrounds that would add to the cause of diversity regardless of race or gender are also eligible to apply for this scholarship.
The aim behind introducing this authentic grant is to support the students who deserve it. This program motivates the fellows who are passionate about the law and are keen on making change and removing the flaws from the Law field. The program is designed to remove all the unnecessary burden of finances on the students and to help them complete their degrees without stress and full focus. The sole purpose of the firm is to create leaders who will have a considerable impact on the nation’s law practices. It encourages students from different backgrounds to complete their education with all the rights.
DRI tirelessly advocates for the valuable role attorneys play in representing businesses and individuals in civil matters. DRI is committed to enhancing the skills and professionalism of defense attorneys. DRI’s innovative educational programs are designed to advance the skills of members and help position them as leaders in today’s legal marketplace. Its world-renowned center for law and public policy advocates on behalf of the defense bar and business community. The center provides critical thought leadership and influences policy at both the state and federal level.
|Educational Level||Law School Students|
|Number of Awards||Two|
|Nationality||Domestic and International|
|Application Deadline||September 15, 2020|
|Requirement||Application, Essay, Letter of Recommendation|
Who May Be Eligible?
Check the below-given requirements and follow them strictly to ensure your eligibility for this program:
- Candidates should be in their second or third year of law school in the 2020-21 academic year.
- Applicants should be African American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, LGBT, and multiracial students. Incoming Female law students regardless of race or ethnicity and law students who come from backgrounds that would add to the cause of diversity, regardless of race or gender, are eligible.
- An individual should be a full-time Student ABA-accredited law schools. 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.
- The applicant should demonstrate academic excellence.
How to Apply
Only the eligible students are invited to apply for the program. Students should download the application form and fill all the boxes and answer all the questions with appropriate data. Students should make sure they submit the forms before the deadline to be considered. Incomplete or invalid data will lead to rejection by the firm. All the supporting documents should be provided with care.
- Three letters of recommendations one each from the following individuals:
Dean or an associate dean of the student’s law school.
A current or past law professor.
An individual who is personally acquainted but who is not related by bloodline or adoption.
- Cover letter.
- Essay as guided in the form.
Two scholarships for $10,000 each will be awarded to applicants who best meet the criteria like service go the profession, community, and cause of diversity. This program will ultimately reduce the financial burden on the students and will guide towards success. This scholarship supports deserving students to grow in the right direction.
The last date to apply for the program is September 15, 2020.