2017 Cole Schotz Diversity Scholarship Program

Cole Schotz P.C is offering a $5,000 scholarship to a second year, full-time law student in good standing. 

To be eligible the applicant must be:
  • A full-time student in good standing who will complete his/her first year of law school at an ABA accredited Law School by July 1, 2017.
  • Have achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 at his/her undergraduate school and law school. 
  • A citizen or permanent resident of the United States of America as well as attend an ABA accredited law school in a state where Cole Schotz’s offices are located: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York or Texas. 
  • The applicant must not be the recipient of another diversity scholarship award. 
The following items must be submitted, in addition to the application:
  • Official undergraduate transcript; 
  • Official first-year law school transcript;
  • Current resume;
  • A typed personal statement of 750 words or less. The statement must include information about (1) why the candidate wishes to pursue a career in law; and (2) how the candidate’s background, life experiences and/or goals as an attorney would improve diversity in the field of law; 
  • Proof of residency; 
  • List of all scholarships and grants you have received or will receive for the next academic year. Please provide the amount of each scholarship and grant. 
Submit the completed application and materials by Saturday, July 1, 2017, to:

Gayle P. Englert
Chief Human Resources Officer
Cole Schotz P.C.
Court Plaza North, 25 Main Street
P.O. Box 800
Hackensack, New Jersey 07602-0800

Via e-mail genglert@coleschotz.com

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