We are committed to fostering diversity within our firm and our communities. To further this goal, we are proud to offer Stoel Rives First-Year Law Student Diversity Fellowships in our Portland and Seattle offices. Recipients will each be awarded a salaried summer associate position for the summer of 2013 and a $7,500 tuition scholarship for the following academic year.
To apply and learn about our selection criteria please click here.
To learn more about our firm, please visit our web site.
Each year, McAndrews offers a $5,000 fellowship and a paid summer clerkship to a qualified first-year law student at an ABA-accredited law school who has a diverse background, possesses a degree in science or engineering, and is committed to pursuing a career in patent law in Chicago. Applications for the 2013 fellowship will be accepted from December 1, 2012, through January 15, 2013. As a summer associate, the Diversity Fellow will gain
experience in a wide range of intellectual property law and will be eligible to receive an offer to return for a second summer. To facilitate the Diversity Fellow's professional growth and learning, a member of the McAndrews Diversity Committee will serve as a mentor and resource.
The link to our website is www.mcandrews-ip.com, which provides further details about this opportunity.
Attached for promotion to your first-year law students, please find the 2013 Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C. Diversity Scholarship application and instructions. New this year, in addition to receiving a one-year $5000
scholarship, the recipient will also receive a paid summer association position for 2013 with Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C. Applications will be accepted December 1 through December 31, 2012. The application may also be
downloaded from the following URL: http://www.pbnlaw.com/Scholarship/Workplace_Diversity_Committee_-_Scholarship_Application.pdf/
The recipient will receive a one-year $5000 scholarship and a summer associate position for 2013 with Porzio, Bromberg & Newman. Eligible applicants must: 1) be a student in her/his first year of law school in Fall
2012; 2) have achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.3 at her/his undergraduate institution; 3) be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States of America and a New Jersey resident; and 4) not be the
recipient of a similar scholarship award from another law firm. Students who are members of groups traditionally underrepresented in law schools and law firms are encouraged to apply.
In addition to submitting a completed scholarship application, candidates must also submit an undergraduate transcript, a law school transcript, a current resume, and a typed essay of 750 words or less. The essay should
outline the candidate's plans and goals upon graduation from law school and illustrate how this scholarship will assist in furthering those goals. The essay should also address the candidate's views on diversity and how he/she
will contribute to advancing diversity in the legal profession. The application deadline is December 31, 2012.
Finalists for the scholarship will be selected and notified by January 7, 2013. Interviews with the finalists will take place January 7 - 18, 2013. The scholarship award recipient will be selected and notified by January 25, 2013.
At Morrison & Foerster we work to ensure that there are no barriers to serving clients at the highest level, or to creating opportunity for our lawyers and staff. The ﬁrm has a long history of valuing diversity, as well as promoting the importance of diversity to achieving success for our clients and ourselves. We are committed to hiring and retaining lawyers who promote diversity within our ﬁrm and the legal profession.
Morrison & Foerster will be awarding up to ten $15,000 fellowships to highly motivated ﬁrst-year law students who are members of a historically underrepresented group (noted further below). Fellowship recipients will receive a paid position as a summer associate in a U.S. ofﬁce following their ﬁrst year of law school, with the option of a position as a second-year summer associate, assuming satisfactory performance. Fellows will be assigned a team of attorney mentors during the Summer Associate Program.
The Fellowship will be paid in two equal amounts: the ﬁrst payment will be awarded at the candidate’s acceptance to return for his or her 2L summer; and the second payment will be awarded at the candidate’s acceptance of full-time associate employment following law school graduation.
Applications will be accepted through January 9, 2013. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.
• Currently enrolled and in good standing, attending a full-time JD program at an ABA-accredited law school
• Excellent academic performance throughout all degree programs
• U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the U.S.
• Member of a diverse population that has historically been underrepresented in the legal profession, speciﬁcally African Americans, Hispanic/Latino(a), Paciﬁc Islanders/Native Hawaiians, or Native Americans/Native Alaskans
• Demonstrated leadership qualities and community involvement
Fellowship applicants must provide the following information via email to email@example.com.
•Transcripts* for all degrees completed and in progress
•Three professional or academic references
For questions about the program, please contact: Nisha Pecolatto, Attorney Recruiting Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org.
* If your fall transcript is not available until after January 9, 2013, please submit all other application materials before that date and indicate in your email when we can expect to receive your transcript.
At Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, we are committed to the ongoing development of a diverse work force. We
believe that by continuously broadening the diversity of our attorneys that we provide better service to our
clients and create a richer work environment. As part of this commitment to diversity, and in an effort to
provide students with support in pursuing a law degree, we have established the Harter Secrest & Emery LLP
WHAT IS THE HARTER SECREST & EMERY LLP DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP?
The Harter Secrest & Emery LLP Diversity Scholarship was established in 2005. The firm awards one 1L law
student with (1) a $7500 scholarship to be applied to the student’s second year tuition and (2) a paid 10-week
summer associate position between the student’s rst and second year of law school.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP?
To be eligible for the Diversity Scholarship, the applicant must be a full-time currently enrolled 1L law student
who is in good standing at an accredited law school. First year students who are members of populations
historically underrepresented in the legal profession are encouraged to apply.
WHAT ARE THE SELECTION CRITERIA?
In addition to the eligibility requirements set forth above, the recipient will be selected on the basis of the
following criteria: (1) the individual must possess an academic record, interest and capacity that evidence
great promise for a successful career during the remainder of law school and in the legal profession; and (2)
the individual must contribute to the diversity of the student body at his or her law school. Although a disclo-
sure of nancial circumstances is not required, a demonstrated need for nancial assistance may be taken into
consideration. The Diversity Scholarship recipient will be chosen based upon the Firm’s review of all scholar-
ship applications and interviews conducted with scholarship nalists.
HOW DO I APPLY?
In order to apply for the Diversity Scholarship, complete the application set forth below and return the application, together with all accompanying materials, to:
Harter Secrest & Emery LLP
1600 Bausch & Lomb Place
Rochester, New York 14604
The scholarship provides financial support to law students who have demonstrated a commitment to pursuing a career in IP law and enhancing diversity in the legal profession.
The scholarship award of $15,000 may be applied to costs associated with normal tuition and fees (such as, but not limited to, student activity fees; law school or university fees, and administrative fees), and a paid 2013 summer associate position in one of our five domestic offices (Atlanta, Boston, Palo Alto, Reston or Washington).
Students currently completing their first year full-time (or second year part-time) are invited to apply. The award will be applied to education costs the following academic year, and may be renewed for one additional year if the scholar accepts an associate offer upon successful completion of the Finnegan summer associate program, maintains a grade point average of 3.0 or better in law school, and is otherwise in good standing.
For your convenience the scholarship application is attached.
For additional information about the scholarship and application form please see: www.finnegan.com.
Applications are being accepted from December 1, 2012 to February 6, 2013.
Arent Fox LLP is seeking applicants for its 8th Annual Diversity Scholarship Program. Arent Fox will provide a scholarship award in the amount of $15,000 to three first-year law students. Applications will be accepted
from December 1, 2012 through 11:59 p.m. on January 22, 2013. The scholarship award includes a position in Arent Fox's 2013 summer associate program.
A scholarship will be awarded to one first-year law student in each of Arent Fox's offices: Washington, New York and Los Angeles. Candidates may only apply to one office.
For consideration, the full application package must be received by the January 22nd deadline. Please note that law school grades must be forwarded to the contact below, once available.
The application and eligibility requirements are available online: http://www.arentfox.com/firm/diversity/index.cfm?fa=scholarship.
For more information contact:
Attorney Recruitment & Development Manager
New York, NY
Attorney Recruitment Manager
Los Angeles, CA
HR/Attorney Recruitment Manager
Carlton Fields is dedicated to promoting diversity and fostering an environment of inclusion and respect. We recognize that diverse backgrounds and perspectives enrich the workplace and add value to the legal services we provide to our clients.
As part of our ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion, we are pleased to sponsor the Carlton Fields Diversity Scholarships to qualifying first-year law students. Each scholarship recipient will receive a paid position
in our summer associate program (Tampa or Miami office) and a $5,000 scholarship. One scholarship will be awarded to a student attending a Florida law school; the second will be awarded to a student attending a law school
outside the state of Florida.
Applicants should have:
• Diverse backgrounds, including ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, culture, or disability
• Good standing as a first-year law student at an ABA accredited law school
• Possess record of achievement that demonstrates great promise for a successful legal career
• Possess a high level of work intensity and aspire to practice law in a highly focused but collegial setting
• Demonstrated leadership ability, excellent writing and interpersonal skills, and academic achievement
Eligible Applicants Must Submit the Following Materials:
• Application form (download application form)
• Current resume
• Unofficial transcript
• A personal statement describing background and interests the applicant would bring to our summer associate program and why applicant believes he/she is a strong candidate for the scholarship
• Optional: Two letters of reference from law professors and/or deans
Application Deadline: Application materials must be received by February 8, 2013.
We would like to remind you that the Priority Round Application Deadline — from which we accept over 70% of our Fellows — is just around the corner on Wednesday, December 12 (just two weeks away). Please forward this message along as a reminder to members of your campus organization. We would also like to encourage you personally to apply.
Here are a few additional details to keep in mind:
To be eligible, Graduate School Fellowship applicants must:
If you have any questions, please be sure to read through our FAQ online. You may also email usat email@example.com.
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