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Richard D. Hailey Scholarship
The Richard D. Hailey Scholarships is awarded to the applicants who best meet the criteria listed, but not limited to, below:
Exhibit an interest and proficiency of skills in trial advocacy
Express a desire to represent victims
Demonstrate a commitment to AAJ and dedication to its mission through involvement in an AAJ student chapter and Minority Caucus activities
Show a financial need for the scholarship
The Richard D. Hailey Scholarship is open to all first and second-year African American, Hispanic, Asian American, Native American, and biracial AAJ law student members.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Richard D. Hailey Scholarship:
University of Missouri, School of Law
Emory Law School
St. Louis University, School of Law
St. Louis, MO
Benjamin Cardozo School of Law
New York, NY
University of Illinois, College of Law
Howard University, School of Law
Applications for the Richard D. Hailey Scholarship will be accepted beginning in February, 2015.
Applications must include the following:
- A resumé
- A 500-word essay on how you meet the criteria
- Up to three (3) recommendations from a faculty adviser, trial advocacy professor, dean, AAJ member, or trial lawyer; and
- A completed form verifying your student status. Download and print out the form.
- Every applicant must be enrolled in an ABA accredited law school. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
For more information, contact AAJ Education at 202-684-9563 or email@example.com.