The Haitian Lawyers Association is proud to announce that it is now accepting scholarship applications for the year 2019. Each selected student will be awarded at least $1,200. The selected student will also be invited to attend HLA’s annual gala, to be held on March 16, 2019, at the Hilton Miami Downtown.
To be eligible for the scholarship, the Applicant *must*:
· Be of Haitian descent
· Be in good academic standing
· Submit a transcript
· Submit a personal statement (maximum two pages) that describes the student’s involvement in the community, the student’s financial need for the scholarship as well as the reason(s) the student believes he/she is better qualified for the scholarship.
. Submit a professional headshot photo to be included in the gala program book in the event that the student is chosen as a scholarship recipient.
. Conduct an interview with the president of HLA. Selected Applicants will be provided with further details.
*All documents except for the photo *must* be submitted as one (1) pdf file.
The documents mentioned above must be submitted via email to *firstname.lastname@example.org* and Veronique Malebranche at *email@example.com* no later than 5:00 pm on February 8, 2019. Scholarship recipients will be announced by February 15, 2019.