Winstead recently announced the winners of its annual scholarship program benefitting outstanding diverse first-year law students in Texas.
The Winstead Juris Doctor Scholarship—in its ninth year—is awarded to three exceptional and ethnically diverse students at the University of Houston Law Center, University of Texas School of Law, and Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.
Each winner receives a $1,500 cash award, a $1,500 grant for his or her student interest group of choice, as well as $3,500 if they accept a spot in the law firm’s summer associate program. If they end up working at the firm full-time, they receive an additional $13,500.
This year’s winners are:
- Felix Eyzaguirre, University of Houston Law Center; grant given to the Hispanic Law Students Association at UH.
- Judy Schweinfurth, University of Texas School of Law; grant given to the Asian Law Students Association at UT.
- Efren Lemus, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law; grant given to the Hispanic Law Students Association at SMU.