Established in 2009, the scholarship has been awarded to a wide range of students in various law schools throughout the country and has provided $40,000 in total financial assistance. Past recipients include Ryan Duffy and Kevin Battle, both of whom are now practicing attorneys at Miller Johnson.
Eligibility & Requirements
- Students of color (African American, Asian, Hispanic,
Native American, Pacific Islander).
- Accepted to or presently attending an accredited law school within the US with a permanent residence in Michigan.
- Must demonstrate financial need.
- Have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
- Be a citizen of the United States to apply.
How to Apply
Application information is provided to all law schools in Michigan and schools throughout the nation as recommended. This scholarship is a means to ensure access to careers in law is open and available to all interested in choosing a vocation in the legal industry.
Deadline & Annual
The scholarship is provided annually to a student of an ethnic minority from Michigan accepted to or attending an accredited law school in the United States intending to earn a law degree. Scholarship recipients are selected by the Grand Rapids Community Foundation (GRCF) and applicants follow the GRCF process.
The application window will open on December 1, 2022 and December 1, 2023.