The Houston Young Lawyers Association is awarding two (2) scholarships to diverse law students at each of the three Houston-area law schools, one for $1,000 and one for $500, for a total of six (6) scholarship awards.
We are also rewarding one $500 scholarship to a diverse law school graduate from each of the three Houston-area law schools for a total of three scholarship awards.
The HYLA Diversity & Inclusion Committee was established in 2016 and is celebrating its fifth year of programming! Its objectives are:
The Diversity Scholarship Program is one of the many Diversity & Inclusion Committee sponsored activities/programs designed to meet these objectives each year. The Diversity & Inclusion Committee members review all scholarship applications and select the scholarship recipients based on the criteria described below. HYLA recognizes diversity based upon gender, national origin, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, socio-economic status, and geography.
SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA, ELIGIBILITY AND ANNOUNCEMENT
The Diversity & Inclusion Committee intends to award scholarships to one or more law students and recent law school graduates at each of the ABA-accredited law schools in Houston. The recipient must be attending one of the Houston-area law schools. In awarding the scholarships, the Diversity & Inclusion Committee will consider the applicant’s resume, response to the essay questions, demonstrated commitment to diversity through HYLA, and other criteria, such as academic performance.
Questions regarding the Diversity scholarships, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scholarship dates will be announced in the spring 2022.