The Perez Law Group Diversity Scholarship seeks to promote diversity and help Arizona’s students through economic aid. Cristina Perez Hesano of Perez Law Group, PLLC, was raised by immigrant parents and is a first-generation college graduate who went on to earn her juris doctorate degree at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. She is committed to giving back and helping the community, because she has experienced firsthand the special challenges and disadvantages that are created by not having sufficient resources needed for higher learning. She also understands that through education, hard work, and strong faith, other disadvantaged youth can lift themselves up and achieve the American dream.
The Perez Law Group Diversity Scholarship will be awarded to minority students who demonstrate that, despite struggles, their strong-will, determination and perseverance have carried them through adversity. The recipient must show commitment to the community, understand the importance of paying it forward, and possess leadership and mentorship qualities. The recipient must also be dedicated to their personal and professional growth.
The Perez Law Group Diversity Scholarship seeks to assist youth in their journey to help foster successful futures through higher learning. The Perez Law Group Diversity Scholarship provides one $1,000 scholarships per year. The recipient will receive $1,000 to use towards their education.