Minority Scholarship Program

The Firm sponsors an annual Minority Scholarship Program that awards $5,000 to a law school student, $2,000 to a paralegal/legal assistant student and $1,000 to a legal secretarial student. Candidates for the law school scholarship must be accepted to or attending a Michigan law school or be a Michigan resident attending an accredited law school in the United States. Candidates for the paralegal and secretarial scholarships must be a Michigan resident majoring in paralegal or legal secretarial studies in an accredited program. Winners will be selected by the Grand Rapids Community Foundation.

Interested students should complete an online application, which can be found at the following link.

2015 Scholarship Application Form 

Questions should be directed to Ruth Bishop, Grand Rapids Community Foundation, at or to Rodney Martin, Diversity Partner, Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, at

The deadline for submitting applications to the Foundation is April 1, 2015.

LSAT Preparation Course Scholarship

The Firm also sponsors a LSAT Preparation Course Scholarship program. Each year, Warner Norcross awards scholarships to minority college students in their junior or senior year to attend a Kaplan LSAT preparation course. The scholarships, each valued at up to $1,500, will give minority students interested in attending law school a jump-start on the Law School Admissions Test. Applicants must be a Michigan resident or must be currently enrolled in a college or university in Michigan and must complete the LSAT preparation course before December, 2015. Applicants must be enrolled in a college or university as a Junior or Senior during the 2014-2015 academic year with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher in undergraduate studies and must have a demonstrated financial need.

Interested students should print, complete and submit the LSAT Preparation Course Scholarship application form to:

WNJ LSAT Scholarship
Attention: Ms. Robin Keith
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP
900 Fifth Third Center
111 Lyon Street NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2487 

The deadline for applications is April 30, 2015.

2014 Minority Scholarship Awards Press Release

2013 Minority Scholarship Awards Press Release

2012 Minority Scholarship Awards Press Release

2011 Minority Scholarship Awards Press Release

2010 Minority Scholarship Awards Press Release

2008 Minority Scholarship Awards Press Release

2007 Minority Scholarship Awards Press Release

2006 Minority Scholarship Awards Press Release

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