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Historically Black Law School Scholarship Program
Annually, BESLA awards a scholarship to one student at each of the nation’s historically black laws schools.
These schools are:
  • Florida A&M University School of Law
  • Howard University School of Law
  • North Carolina Central University School of Law
  • Southern University Law Center
  • Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University
  • University of the District of Columbia-David A. Clark School of Law

Each candidate must be a minority student enrolled in law school on a full-time basis. The candidate must have completed at least one (1) full year of law school at an accredited law school. The candidate must have a cumulative minimum GPA of 2.8 and meet two or more of the following requirements:
  • Completed an intellectual property, sports and/or entertainment law course
  • Completed an internship in sports, entertainment, or related field including, but not limited to new media, digital media, legislative affairs related to the sports/entertainment/related industries, intellectual property
  • Is a member in good standing of the school’s sports and entertainment club
Requirements: Deadline for the HBCU Scholarship is October 4, 2021.
Submit electronically:
  • a letter of interest (no more than one page)
  • a scholarship application
  • a one (1) page resume and bio not to exceed 250 words
  • a business/professional headshot
  • a written recommendation from the Dean of your law school.