Attached for promotion to your first-year law students, please find the 2013 Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C. Diversity Scholarship application and instructions. New this year, in addition to receiving a one-year $5000
scholarship, the recipient will also receive a paid summer association position for 2013 with Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C. Applications will be accepted December 1 through December 31, 2012. The application may also be
downloaded from the following URL: http://www.pbnlaw.com/Scholarship/Workplace_Diversity_Committee_-_Scholarship_Application.pdf/
The recipient will receive a one-year $5000 scholarship and a summer associate position for 2013 with Porzio, Bromberg & Newman. Eligible applicants must: 1) be a student in her/his first year of law school in Fall
2012; 2) have achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.3 at her/his undergraduate institution; 3) be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States of America and a New Jersey resident; and 4) not be the
recipient of a similar scholarship award from another law firm. Students who are members of groups traditionally underrepresented in law schools and law firms are encouraged to apply.
In addition to submitting a completed scholarship application, candidates must also submit an undergraduate transcript, a law school transcript, a current resume, and a typed essay of 750 words or less. The essay should
outline the candidate's plans and goals upon graduation from law school and illustrate how this scholarship will assist in furthering those goals. The essay should also address the candidate's views on diversity and how he/she
will contribute to advancing diversity in the legal profession. The application deadline is December 31, 2012.
Finalists for the scholarship will be selected and notified by January 7, 2013. Interviews with the finalists will take place January 7 - 18, 2013. The scholarship award recipient will be selected and notified by January 25, 2013.
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