Warner Norcross & Judd Law School and Paralegal Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 1

Sunday
Awarded By:

Grand Rapids Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a minority student.
  2. Must be a resident of Michigan.
  3. Must be pursuing a major in law, either at law school, or in an undergraduate paralegal program.
  4. Must be an undergraduate or graduate student at the time of application.
  5. Must demonstrate unmet financial need.
  6. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  7. This award is for U.S. students.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available for minority students in Michigan who are pursuing a higher education in law. Applicants may be undergraduates studying to become a paralegal or legal secretary, or graduate students at an accredited law school in the United States.

Application requirements for the Warner Norcross & Judd Law School and Paralegal Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Transcript
  • Financial statement
Additional Information: The Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships annually, primarily to Kent County students bound for or in college, or those pursuing a technical career. Each year, the law firm of Warner Norcross & Judd provide at least two scholarships to minority students in Michigan who are pursuing higher education in the law. At least one award will be provided to a student in law school, and at least one award will be provided to a student preparing for a career as a paralegal or legal secretary. Selection is based on financial need and academic performance.

Award Amount: Awards range from $500 to $5,000 depending on the student's unmet need and the availability of funds. Average awards are about $1,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Applications and information are available at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation website at the address provided. In addition to the online application form, an interested student must submit transcripts (official or unofficial), an essay describing his/her personal and professional aspirations, and documentation such as the FAFSA Student Aid report that proves financial need. All applications must be submitted online by the deadline date.
Contact: Ruth Bishop
Address: 185 Oakes St. SW Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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