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LDF Scholarship Programs

Institution: NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

Field:

Law

Award Type/Amount: $2000-$5000

Award Number: Varies

GPA Required: n/a

Deadline: Varies depending on scholarship

Ethnicity: All

Specifics:

The NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund offers 3 scholarships for law students. 


1) President's 2014 Scholarship Honoring Julius Chambers: This special scholarship is exclusively offered to current or prospective undergraduate NCCU students only. Please download the Herbert Lehman scholarship application and complete it as indicated in the instructions. Deadline to apply is October 15, 2014 .Scholarship amount: $5000


For more information or questions, please contact Maruja Corro - 212-965-2225 • mcorro@naacpldf.org


 


2. The Herbert Lehman Scholarship: ($2,000 in annual grants/renewable)


Lehman Scholarship candidates must be of excellent character and be able to present strong academic records, test scores, and personal essays.  A candidate must have a demonstrable record of community and school involvement that reveals exceptional leadership potential with a capacity to work well in diverse settings.  Moreover, s/he must provide strong recommendations from teachers, community representatives, or employers. 


Lehman Scholarship applicants may be seniors in high school, high school graduates or freshmen currently enrolled in college or university.


Successful Lehman Scholarship applicants must be planning to attend or currently attending an accredited, four-year college or university.


Send materials to: 


The Herbert Lehman Education Fund
c/o NAACP LDF
40 Rector Street, 5th floor
New York, NY 10006



  • Applications and supporting materials must be received (postmarked) by March 31.

  • Final decisions on applications are not usually made before June 30 each year.


3. The Earl Warren Scholarship: ($3,000 in annual grants/renewable) In honor of his memory, the Earl Warren Scholarship is awarded annually to rising law students whose commitment to social justice reveals outstanding potential for training as civil rights and public interest attorneys.  Preference is generally given to law students entering their first year of full-time legal study at an accredited law school.


Warren Scholarships are awarded to law school applicants with exceptional academic records who are actively engaged with civil rights and public interest work.  Applicants for Warren Scholarships must be able to demonstrate a well-defined interest in civil rights through their academic records and personal essays.


Warren Scholarship recipients must be of excellent character and must have a verifiable record of community and school involvement that reveals a clear capacity to work well in diverse settings.  Moreover, s/he must provide strong recommendations from teachers, community representatives, or employers.  


To apply for a Warren Scholarship, applicants must be college graduates.  Law students already enrolled in law school are ineligible to apply.


Successful applicants must be planning to attend a three-year, full time law program at an accredited law school in the United States for the upcoming academic year.


Send materials to : The Earl Warren Legal Training Program
c/o NAACP LDF Scholarship Programs
40 Rector Street, 5th floor
New York, NY 10006



  • Applications and supporting materials must be received (postmarked) by April 30.

  • Final decisions on applications are not usually made before June 30 each year.

Contact: Maruja Corro (President's 2014 Scholarship)

40 Rector Street , 5th Floor

New York, NY 10006

Phone: (212) 965-2200; (202) 965-2225 (President's 2014 Scholarship)

Email: scholarships@naacpldf.org, mcorro@naapldf.org (President's 2014

Website: http://naacpldf.org/scholarships


Last Modified: September 04, 2014