The scholarship is open to persons of all races, ethnicities, religions, nationalities, ages and genders. The scholarship recipient is selected on the basis of:
Demonstrated academic excellence.
Proven leadership ability and community service.
Experience with advocacy on behalf of minority groups prior to law school, including political activity, aid to minority social support networks, participation in events that promote the visibility of minorities, and other forms of charitable and/or philanthropic activity.
Consideration is given to the applicant’s plans to advocate on behalf of minority communities. In order to be considered, applicants must submit all required materials for the scholarship and J.D. application. The selection of finalists is conducted by a Faculty Committee, which may request an on-campus interview with candidates.