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Schaefer Halleen’s Social Equity Scholarship

Law firm owners and partners Larry Schaefer and Toni Halleen of Schaefer Halleen, LLC, are fierce advocates for victims of discrimination and illegal workplace conduct. Their decades of experience in the field of employment law has shown them the importance of fiercely advocating for justice.


Because of its focus on advocating for justice, Schaefer Halleen is pleased to offer one scholarship each semester to students who are committed to advocating for and advancing justice for all.

Meet Your Benefactors

Lawrence P. Schaefer – Over the course of his long and often ground-breaking career, Larry Schaefer has taken on some of the largest and most powerful companies in the country, helping tens of thousands of people recover damages suffered as a result of illegal corporate conduct. Larry has earned the respect of judges and other lawyers for his thorough and aggressive client advocacy in negotiation and litigation. He focuses exclusively on representing people who have been subject to employment discrimination at work.

Toni L. Halleen practiced employment law for many years, helping companies prevent discrimination and comply with legal requirements to improve the workplace. She is now the co-owner and Chief Operating Officer of Schaefer Halleen, helping to run the firm so that the team of lawyers and staff can effectively advocate for victims in matters of employment discrimination, retaliation, and other employment matters.

Larry and Toni have dedicated their careers to empowering clients and seeking justice in response to illegal workplace conduct, such as discrimination based on race, religion, gender and other areas. They look forward to seeing the next generation of students studying advocacy and anti-discrimination meet future challenges in their own unique ways. By offering a biannual scholarship to students pursuing a career supporting the advancement of justice, Larry and Toni hope to support the leaders of tomorrow.

Eligibility Requirements

The award is granted two times per year. All are welcome to apply. Applicants must:

  • Be accepted into an accredited college or law school in the United States, and
  • Be interested in pursuing a degree that supports gender, religious, or racial justice, or any accredited program that advances the pursuit of justice for all people.


The scholarship provides two $1,000 awards; one per semester to different students. The award recipient will be notified of their selection by July 31st, 2022 for Fall Semester.

Scholarship Deadline

The current scholarship deadline is June 30th, 2022 for Fall Semester.

Submission Information

To apply, please complete the online application below. All application materials must be received by the deadline to be considered for the scholarship. Awards will be announced by August 31st (for Fall Semester 2022).


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