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White Collar Defense Diversity Scholarship: 2016

WE ARE ONLY ACCEPTING SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS THROUGH EMAIL: scholarships@whitecollarattorney.net

IMPORTANT: PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING

  • HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP
  • ALL INQUIRIES ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP MUST BE SUBMITTED BY EMAIL TO SCHOLARSHIPS@WHITECOLLARATTORNEY.NET
    • We will respond to your inquiry within 48 hours
  • ALL INFORMATION ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP IS ON THIS WEBPAGE. PLEASE READ IT BEFORE SUBMITTING A QUESTION
  • WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING INQUIRIES BY PHONE — PLEASE SEND US YOUR QUESTIONS BY EMAIL.

‘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.

Criteria for eligibility and selection:

  • 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.

Application requirements:

The White Collar Criminal Defense Scholarship program welcomes all students who meet the above criteria to apply. Applicants will be assessed based on the following criteria:

  • A completed application, which includes the requirements below and filling out the application cover sheet (opens PDF in new tab).
  • 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.
  • 1 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.

Application deadline and instructions:

To be considered eligible, interested applicants must submit a completed application along with the previously listed requirements via email (scholarships@whitecollarattorney.net) by September 1,  2016. The scholarship winner will be notified over the fall.

Scholarship Email Submission Instructions:

  • Subject Line Must Read: [Applicant Name] – [Scholarship Name]
  • Attachments: The scholarship must be submitted in one email with all of the following: Cover Sheet, Essay, Unofficial Transcript, and Letter of Recommendation.

Applications submitted after 5/3/16 that do not follow the format above will not be considered.

For questions or email applications, please send to: scholarships@whitecollarattorney.net

Learn more about our past winners here!


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