|Law Firm Diversity Fellowships and Scholarships|
Here is a list of fellowships and scholarships offered by law firms.
This list includes the opportunities that have been brought to our attention through our strategic alliances.
As such it is not necessarily exhaustive of all law firm diversity fellowships and scholarships.
If you represent a law firm and you would like to add a fellowship to this list, please contact:
Key: *=Only available to 1L students; ♦= Practice-Area Specific; §= More than one scholarship/fellowship offered each year ; ►=School-Specific
Fish & Richardson's program, which offers fellowships to diverse first year law students, is a key component of their ongoing firm initiative to recruit, retain, and advance attorneys who will contribute to the diversity of their practice and of the legal profession. Their 1L Diversity Fellowship Program is comprised of three components: mentoring, a $5,000 scholarship, and a paid summer associate position in the domestic office of the student's choice. Please visit http://www.fr.com/diversity/DiversityFellowship.pdf. For more information about Fish & Richardson, please visit http://www.fr.com/
Latham & Watkins Diversity Scholars program, is designed to increase the number of diverse attorneys who want to pursue careers in global law firms. The firm awards four second year law students a $10,000 non-renewable scholarship each for use during their third year of law school. Factors considered in choosing the Diversity Scholars include academic and leadership achievements, life experiences and challenges, and a desire to practice at a global law firm and contribute to its diversity objectives. Candidates are asked to submit an application form, personal statement, resume and official or unofficial law school transcript. Application: www.lw.com/diversity.