The American Bar Association (ABA) Legal Opportunity Scholarship grants 20 incoming diverse law students with $15,000 of financial assistance over the course of their three years in law school. During his term as ABA President, William G. Paul initiated the scholarship to encourage racially and ethnically diverse students to apply to and attend law school. Since its inception, 200 students from across the country have received the ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship.
The Goldman Sachs Scholarship for Excellence Program uses diversity recruiting to help to attract Black, Latino, and Native American undergraduate students to careers at Goldman Sachs. The Scholarship is awarded to recognize outstanding students and the achievements they have made. Recipients of the scholarship who are in their sophomore year will receive a $5,000* award and those in their junior year will receive a $10,000* award toward tuition and academic expenses for one year. Scholarship recipients also receive an offer for a paid Goldman Sachs summer internship.