On the way to pursue your career as a law student? NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund are curious to announce the massive scholarship to all the students accepted in an accredited law institute for 1st or 2nd year. They are well aware of the enormous fees required to complete the law, to help the students by reducing their fees burden. They are giving their best by offering scholarships worth $10,000 per year for the next three years for the students who maintain their academic performance.
The critical mission of the LDF is to make a structural change and expand democracy, eliminate disparities, and achieve racial justice in society to fulfil the promise of equality for all Americans. The organization is making efforts to create democratic advocates who will work truthfully for the justice of the common individual without any discrimination. To achieve their mission, they have launched this massive scholarship for all the law-seeking students.
LDF has worked for the last 80 years for civil rights and is still working to improve the quality and diversity of judicial and executive appointments. The NAACP LDF is the country’s first and most dedicated civil and human rights law firm. It was established in 1940 under the leadership of Thurgood Marshall, who was the first African-American U.S. Supreme Court Justice. From then to the present, LDF’s mission has always been transformative. To keep their norms and work for equality, they have launched this scholarship for the students with the same mind.
Go through the below table to know more about the scholarship:
|Organization||NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund|
|Number of Awards||Multiple|
|Application Status||May 1, 2021|
Who May Be Eligible
Go through the eligibility criteria below to know more about the scholarship:
- The candidate must be a Law student entering their first or second year of full-time legal study at an accredited law school.
- Applicants must be having an excellent academic record.
- Students must demonstrate an ongoing commitment to racial justice and civil rights.
- Students must demonstrate the need for financial help.
- The applicant must be U.S. Citizen.
How to Apply
Students must submit the filled application with all the mandatory documents before the deadline, along with a transcript and academic records. The entire application must be submitted through the online process before the due date. Please make sure that the information you are offering is valid.
Applicant must submit the complete application along with the below-mentioned documents:
- Students must submit the filled application
- Fellows must provide a transcript
- Applicant must submit the record of their academic performance
- Applicant must submit the GPA score record.
The scholarship funds will reduce the load of the expenses of the students. It will help the students to use this scholarship in all the educational-related costs for books, tuition fees, etc.; students are informed not to use the scholarship for anything other than these expenses. This scholarship will help the students to concentrate fully on the studies and not on the academic finances. An amount of $10,000 per year for three years will be awarded.
All the applicants are requested to apply before the due date that is May 1, 2021. Late application will not be accepted.