Empowering the Future of Law: Minority in Law Scholarship for African American Students

Empowering the Future of Law: Minority in Law Scholarship for African American Students

Promoting Diversity Within the Legal Profession

In an effort to promote diversity and inclusion within the legal profession, we are thrilled to announce our annual $1,500 Minority in Law Scholarship. This scholarship is specifically designed to support African American students pursuing a legal education. The scholarship funds can be used to help cover tuition, books, or other education-related expenses.

Scholarship Essay Question

To apply for this scholarship, we ask applicants to submit an essay addressing the following question: How will your law degree help your community?

Eligibility Rules

To be eligible for the Minority in Law Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited law school or paralegal program as of the Fall 2024 semester.

Application Process

Applications for the Minority in Law Scholarship are now open!

Important Dates

  • Application Deadline: Applications must be received by no later than Friday, July 26, 2024.

Privacy Policy

Please review the “Diversity in Law” Privacy Policy for details on how your information will be handled during the application process.

Why Apply?

  1. Financial Assistance: Ease the financial burden of legal education with a $1,500 scholarship.
  2. Promote Diversity: Contribute to greater diversity within the legal profession.
  3. Community Impact: Leverage your law degree to make a meaningful difference in your community.

How to Apply

  1. Write Your Essay: Answer the essay question thoughtfully and passionately.
  2. Prepare Your Documents: Ensure you have proof of acceptance or enrollment in an accredited law school or paralegal program.
  3. Submit Your Application: Follow the submission instructions on our website and ensure your application is complete by the deadline.


The Minority in Law Scholarship is a fantastic opportunity for African American students to gain financial support and contribute to a more diverse legal profession. If you are passionate about using your law degree to impact your community positively, we encourage you to apply.

For more information and to submit your application, visit our website. Don’t miss this chance to invest in your future and the future of your community. Apply today!

Sutliff & Stout Annual Scholarship Contest (sutliffstout.com)

Invest in your legal education and make a difference—apply for the Minority in Law Scholarship by July 26, 2024!

Back to blog

Leave a comment

Please note, comments need to be approved before they are published.