Diversity Scholarship

Heckler & Frabizzio, a litigation defense law firm in Wilmington, Delaware, is offering a $5,000 scholarship to a student who is currently looking to further their knowledge in the legal field. The rising cost of education is continuing to be a hardship many minorities struggle to overcome. Heckler & Frabizzio believes that by helping diverse future legal professionals overcome those struggles, our world can become a brighter place for future generations in our community. The mission of Heckler & Frabizzio’s Diversity Scholarship is to give a minority student the opportunity to pursue a career in the legal profession in Delaware. The scholarship will award the recipient with a one-time $5,000 financial contribution towards a related legal degree, accredited course, or legal classes of the winner’s choice. Heckler & Frabizzio is seeking a candidate who demonstrates a commitment to diversity, their community, and a passion for the legal field.


The Diversity Scholarship is open to any high school senior, college student, or graduate student residing in the state of Delaware, or attending a Delaware College, University, or accredited course and has the intent to work in the legal field in Delaware after graduation.

•Member of a population or group whose origins or ethnicity are historically underrepresented.

•All applicants must be pursuing their passion in legal-related fields. (Examples: Criminal Justice Major, LegalStudies, Paralegal Certificate, Political Science, etc.)

Application Requirements: Please email nbogia@hfddel.com to obtain the applications and essay prompts.
•The candidate must complete the application.

•The candidate must submit an essay responding to selected prompts.

•The candidate must attach a schedule or transcript for proof of enrollment.

•Candidates may include their resume, references, or other relevant documentation. (Optional)

•The candidate must be willing to participate in a personal interview conducted by Heckler & Frabizzio.

Application Deadline & Instructions:

To be eligible for the Diversity Scholarship, candidates must email their complete application and supporting documents to nbogia@hfddel.com by May 1, 2023. Any applications sent after this date will not be considered.

Diversity Scholarship applications should be sent with the subject line [Applicant’s First & Last Name] – 2023 H&F Diversity Scholarship.

If selected for further consideration, Heckler & Frabizzio will contact you to set up a 30-minute personal interview with the Diversity Committee Partners. The recipient of the Heckler & Frabizzio Diversity Scholarship will be chosen and notified by July 1, 2023.