Howard University School of Law
The Foundation is proud to partner with Howard University School of Law on the creation of the Greene Public Service Scholars Program. By providing 3-year, full-tuition scholarships, the Program supports and cultivates exceptional students committed to a career in public service law. This Program helps to address the disproportionate number of Black public interest lawyers, and is a key element of the Foundation’s Racial Equity Initiative. This grant is the largest donation in Howard Law’s history.
The greatest need for legal services is on behalf of individuals who rely on free or reduced-cost legal services. Social justice careers have become a privilege attainable only to students with the financial backing to emerge from college and law school without debt. The Greene Public Scholars Program returns this right to the passionate, dedicated and socially committed students who go to Howard University School of Law. The Program features lectures and extensive programming, as well as mentorship for students by prominent public interest lawyers. The Greene Scholars also receive valuable training through summer placements at law firms to provide important experience. For more information, click here.
Howard University School of Law and the New Greene Public Service Scholars
Howard University Law School announced the first cohort of the newly established Greene Public Service Scholars. The four first-year students bring strong academic credentials and demonstrate a serious commitment to public interest or public service law. They have each been awarded a three-year, full-tuition scholarship as part of a unique partnership between the Foundation and Howard Law. The Scholars are part of program of lectures, special programming, mentorship and practical experience in the field of social justice. Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, President of Howard University, said “This gift alleviates the financial burden for our future servant leaders who want to pursue passion over profit.”
To learn more about the Scholars, click here.