Named in honor of Broward County’s first African-American circuit court judge, this scholarship will be awarded to a rising 2L or 3L student of African-American descent who has overcome obstacles before or during their academic journey, and has demonstrated solid academic performance.
Qualifications and Deadline
MAY 28, 2021
The following requirements must be completed to be considered for the scholarship:
1. Be a rising 2L or 3L law student of African-American descent.
2. Currently attending an accredited law school in the State of Florida.
3. Have a minimum GPA of a 2.5 on the UNOFFICIAL transcript uploaded at the time of application. (Ideal candidate will have demonstrated a solid academic performance during law school).
4. Written communication demonstrated in completed Essay (750 words typed).
5. Upload a 4x6 photograph (HEADSHOT ONLY) that is clear and may be used for publication.
Law school scholarships have an updated essay prompt:
Recently televised racial injustices, coupled with the Black Lives Matter movement have led outsiders of the black community to finally acknowledge “Black Lives Matter.” Why is this? What has changed? How can the black community convey the importance of developing and implementing thoughtful policies to promote racial equity to these outsiders, which span beyond tweets and social media posts?
Each scholarship will require uploading of a headshot.
Deadline for all scholarship applications is May 28, 2021.