Howard – 1L Diversity Scholarships





The law firm of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP (WilmerHale) has partnered with PracticePro to help students transition to practice and increase diversity in the legal profession.  To that end, WilmerHale is funding full diversity scholarships for Howard University School of Law first-year law students to benefit from PracticePro training conferences and career-coaching programs.

The Diversity Scholarship Program includes:

To be eligible, applicants must be:

  1. a member of a racial, ethnic, or gender group which has been historically underrepresented in the legal profession, or a member of the LGBT community; and
  2. a 1L (class of 2018) enrolled at Howard University School of Law .

To apply, please submit the following materials to, subject line “Howard Diversity Scholarship”:

  • Resume
  • A short statement (fewer than 300 words) on why you would like to be part of the Diversity Scholarship Program and how you would benefit from it as a diverse law student

Applications will be accepted until February 12, 2016.  A selection panel will evaluate all completed applications and scholarship recipients will be notified on a rolling basis by February 20, 2016.  Early applications are strongly encouraged.

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