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Diversity Law Scholarship and Applications

Diversity Law Scholarship

The Firm sponsors an annual Diversity Law Scholarship Program that awards $5,000 to a law school student and $2,000 to a paralegal/legal assistant student or $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:
Scholarship Application Form 2020

The deadline for submitting applications to the Foundation is March 1, 2020.

Questions should be directed to Ruth Bishop, Grand Rapids Community Foundation, at or to Courtney Failer, Community Relations Liaison, Warner Norcross + Judd, at

LSAT Preparation Course Scholarship

The Firm also sponsors a LSAT Preparation Course Scholarship program. Each year, Warner awards scholarships to racially and/or ethnically diverse students in their junior or senior year of college to take a Kaplan LSAT preparation course. The scholarships, each valued at up to $1,500, will give 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, enrolled in a college or university as a Junior or Senior during the 2019-2020 academic year, have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher in undergraduate studies and must have a demonstrated financial need.  Winners must complete the LSAT preparation course before December 31, 2020.

LSAT Course Scholarship applications are now being accepted. The application can be accessed HERE.

The deadline for applications is May 1, 2020.

Questions should be directed to Courtney Failer, Community Relations Liaison,

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