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Our 2013 Michigan Auto Law Diversity Scholarship Winner

September 23, 2013 by Steven M. Gursten

NYU law student Amanda Bass wins the firm’s second annual Diversity Scholarship


Our attorneys are proud to announce that New York University School of Law student Amanda Bass is the recipient of our  $2,000 Annual Diversity Scholarship.

Amanda is a bright law school student who is helping diversify the student body while pursuing a Juris Doctorate in Human Rights Law. Her scholarship  application was chosen out of many talented law school student applicants.

This fall, Amanda began her second year of law school.  Prior to law school, she attended Amherst College for a bachelors degree in Mathematics and Black Studies.

Each Diversity Scholarship applicant was asked to submit an essay on how they are working to improve our communities. Amanda impressed us with the many activities she is pursuing,  including conversations sponsored by the Black Allied Law Student Association to promote diversity, and reaching out to students so she can, in her words, “[add] the critical perspective informed by my racial, ethnic and gender identity.. that I bring to the study of law”.

While studying for her undergrad at Amherst College, Amanda also worked as a diversity intern helping prospective college students apply and assisting with the organization of two Diversity Open Houses.

We wish Amanda the very best in her future and very promising legal career.

Each year, Michigan Auto Law awards a Diversity Scholarship.  The 2014 scholarship deadline is May 1st, 2014.  For more information on application guidelines and eligibility, visit our Diversity Scholarship web page.

On another note, 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 those injured accident victims who are demonstrating resolve and determination to rebuild their lives.

Related information:

Cooley Law School student wins Michigan Auto Law Diversity Scholarship

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