Hofstra Law

Diversity Within the Legal Profession Scholarship Program

Category
Scholarship

Dates
Deadline Date: Sep 1st, 2011
Posted Date: Sep 28th, 2011
Criteria

Description
Who Should Apply
Crowell & Moring LLP appreciates that its success as a law firm and its well-being as a community depends upon creating and maintaining a diverse team of talented professionals.  The primary goal of the Firm's diversity team is to integrate diversity into all aspects of firm life through recruiting, retaining and encouraging people of diverse backgrounds.  The firm implemented the following pipeline diversity programs:

- Scholarship: A $25,000 scholarship program to award grants to minority law students in the District of Columbia to help defray the costs of legal education.

- Internships: The creation and funding of two public service summer internships for Howard University law students.

- Outreach Program: The establishment of an educational outreach program in the community adjacent to the Firm's Irvine, California office to serve the predominantly Hispanic students who attend the poorest middle school in Orange County, California.

Award
$25,000

Contact Information
Crowell & Moring LLP 
C/O Monica Parham, Chair Diversity Advisory Council
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW 
Washington, D.C.
20004  

Phone: 202-624-2500 
Email:  mparham@crowell.com 
Website:  http://www.crowell.com