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Damon J. Keith Scholarship, Victoria A. Roberts Scholarship &

Wolverine Bar Foundation Scholarship

The Damon J. Keith Scholarship was established in 1995 by the Wolverine Bar Foundation to commemorate Judge Damon J. Keith taking senior status on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. The Damon J. Keith Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship that is awarded to law students who emulate the type of commitment to social equality and combating racism that has been demonstrated by Judge Keith throughout his career.

The Victoria A. Roberts Scholarship was established in 2020 by the Wolverine Bar Foundation in honor of Judge Victoria A. Robert’s contributions to the legal community and Southeast Michigan. The Victoria A. Roberts Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship that is awarded to law students with ties to Detroit that have demonstrated a commitment to community service and overcome obstacles.

The Wolverine Bar Foundation Scholarship is awarded to law students that have exhibited leadership and dedication to the community.

Law students of all ages, ethnic, gender and racial backgrounds are encouraged to submit applications for these prestigious scholarships. Applications are considered by the Wolverine Bar Foundation’s Scholarship Committee (“Scholarship Committee”) from any law student in good standing, currently enrolled in law school in the state of Michigan, or from any Michigan resident currently enrolled and in good standing in a law school out-of-state. First-year students in their first semester of law school are not eligible to apply for the scholarships. Former scholarship recipients are ineligible; however, previous applicants who meet the requirements are welcome to re-apply.

An applicant wishing to be considered for the scholarship(s) must complete the online application no later than Friday, March 6, 2020.

The Scholarship Committee anticipates conducting interviews on Saturday, March 21, 2020.

All scholarship recipients will be invited to attend the annual Barristers’ Ball on April 18, 2020.

Please submit any question regarding the application or interviews to


If you interested in applying for this year’s scholarship, please review the information sheet here.

Scholarship Application

DJK, VAR and WBF Scholarship Application

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