Greene Public Service Scholars Program

The Greene Public Service Scholars Program is a partnership between the Jerome L. Greene Foundation and the Howard University Law School for exceptional students committed to a career in public service. The program includes 3-year full tuition scholarships, lectures, other programming, and mentoring for Howard Law students.

About the Partnership

In the wake of the current movement for racial justice in the United States, lawyers will play a critical role in efforts for racial justice. Accordingly, The Jerome L. Greene Foundation partnered with Howard University School of Law to ensure a cadre of attorneys are available to advance racial justice and equity in our society.  In support of that goal, the Jerome L. Greene Foundation and Howard University School of Law will offer multiple full tuition scholarships and summer employment stipends per year to students meeting the following criteria:

  • Show a demonstrated commitment to public interest work particularly in areas of racial justice;
  • Demonstrate high academic potential as evidenced in the application for admission;
  • Provide two letters of recommendation in support of the consideration for the Greene scholarship;
  • Commit to working no less than two years in a public interest position that advances racial and community justice upon graduation from Howard Law.

Scholar Benefits

Greene Scholars receive:

  • Tuition for each year of law school;
  • Assistance with seeking paid employment each summer in law school, as well as, externship and clinic placement;
  • A mentor who is has a career as a public interest lawyer;
  • Exclusive networking and programming opportunities.

To apply for the program, candidates must have paid their seat deposit for the upcoming academic school year and will be notified by the Howard Law Admissions Office once applications are available.