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2016 Law Student Diversity Scholarship and Application

Patricia Okonta - Michigan Auto Law 2015 Diversity Scholarship WinnerCongratulations to Columbia Law student Patricia Okonta, who won our fourth annual Diversity Scholarship award in August of 2015.

As part of our commitment to diversity, Michigan Auto Law is pleased to sponsor an annual Scholarship Program to provide financial support to students who contribute to the diversity of the law school student body as they pursue their legal career.

Our annual scholarship is $2,000 and will be awarded in 2016.

Eligibility and Selection criteria includes:

  • The scholarship program is open to students currently in their first or second year of law school as well as students entering law school in the fall of 2016
  • Recipient is a member of an ethnic or racial minority or demonstrates a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career
  • Recipient is a U.S. citizen accepted to or currently attending an accredited law school within the United States.
  • Academic achievement as reflected by an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA

Application Requirements – Application Deadline: May 1, 2016

The Michigan Auto Law Scholarship Program is a competitive process. Applicants must submit the following items:

  • A completed application (see below)
  • An unofficial copy of an academic transcript with your student name and college name
  • If entering law school in the fall of 2016, an unofficial transcript from your undergrad college and a copy of your acceptance letter to law school
  • A typed essay no more than three pages long describing your efforts to encourage greater racial or ethnic diversity within the student body of your law school and/or undergraduate program

The winner of the 2016 scholarship will be announced in July of 2016.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for the scholarship, please complete the Michigan Auto Law Scholarship Application.

All application materials can be sent via email or fax on or before the May 1, 2016 deadline. Fax to the attention of Natalie L. at 248-353-4504 or email to: scholarships@michiganautolaw.com

For questions please email us at scholarships@michiganautolaw.com

Michigan Auto Law Car Accident Injury Survivor Scholarship

Michigan Auto Law is currently offering another scholarship for anyone attending a U.S. college or university who was injured in a car accident. The Michigan Auto Law Car Accident Injury Survivor Scholarship was created to lend a hand to those injured accident victims who are demonstrating resolve and determination to rebuild their lives. Visit the Car Accident Resource Center to learn more.

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