The 2021 Minority Law Student Scholarship Application is now available online. Students can access the application at www.sfbar.org/scholarships.
The 2021 application deadline is Friday, May 21, 2021.
Thanks to the generosity of the legal community, the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) continues to offer single-year and multi-year scholarships through the Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship program.
Our scholarship program was established in 1998 in response to the passage of SP-1, the University of California Regents’ resolution to end affirmative action and race-based admissions at UC schools. In the twenty-three year history, we have awarded over $2 million dollars in scholarships to more than 100 students.
We have had great success stories from past recipients who have become associates with some of the top law firms, public interest offices, corporations and government entities including: Keker, Van Nest & Peters; Morrison & Foerster; LuxBus America, San Mateo District Attorney’s Office, California Rural Legal Assistance Inc., Square, Worksafe Inc., and the United States Department of Justice. One recipient clerked for the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, and another recent recipient is a Fulbright Scholar.
This success would not be possible without the strong and generous support from the Bay Area legal community.
If interested in supporting this successful and transformative program, please contact JDC Diversity Director Samantha Akwei at email@example.com.