Crowe & Dunlevy announces minority scholarship recipients

Crowe & Dunlevy recently awarded University of Oklahoma first-year law students Sahar Jooshani and Shivan V. Mehta with the firm’s 2010-2011 minority scholarships in the amount of $2,000 per semester.

The scholarships are awarded twice per year and are based on several criteria, including scholastic achievement, financial need, community involvement and the likelihood that the individual will make a positive impact as a member of the profession after graduation, especially in Oklahoma.

Established in 2005, the Crowe & Dunlevy Minority Scholarship Program has awarded 12 scholarships since its inception. There are presently six holders of such scholarships attending the University of Oklahoma.

Jooshani received her bachelor of arts in international and area studies from OU in 2008. Her internship experience includes serving with the ACLU of Oklahoma, the National Iranian American Council and World Neighbors. Jooshani served as an online translator for Watching America and created educational workshops for Interfaith Peace Builders. She studied abroad in Bordeaux, France and Amman, Jordan. She is a recipient of the George H. Kaiser and Sooner Heritage scholarships and is on the Dean’s Honor Roll.

Mehta received a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from the University of Texas in May 2006. He has held internships at both General Motors and Applied Materials and has professional experience in information technology, information management and analysis at AT&T, Best Buy and Verizon. He serves as president of the Black Law Student Association at OU and is a member of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association. Mehta is also an Incoming Merit Scholar and is on the Dean’s Honor Roll.

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