Fellowships/Interships

1L Diversity Fellowship Program

Fish & Richardson provides annual fellowships to diverse first-year law students and a scholarship.
Deadline: N/A

1L Diversity Scholars Program

Provided by Kirkland & Ellis, this program provides 1L students exposure to the firm during a two-day program. Details about next year’s program, including application process, will be available in early 2022.
Deadline: N/A

2021 Diversity Scholarship

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett, & Dunner LLP provides a diversity scholarship award and a paid 2022 2L summer position.
Deadline: N/A

2L Diversity Fellowship Program

Kirkland & Ellis provides 2L students an opportunity to work with a firm along with a $50,000 stipend.
Deadline: N/A

Baker & McKenzie Diversity Fellowship Program

The Baker & McKenzie Diversity Fellowship is awarded to second-year (2L) law students who are committed to diversity within the legal community. Diversity Fellows are selected after an application process, and each Diversity Fellow receives USD 10,000.
Deadline: Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis, starting Dec. 1.

Bay Area Minority Summer Clerkship Program

Santa Clara County Bar Association, Alameda County Bar Association, Contra Costa Bar Association places first year law students for summer clerkships in law firms.
Deadline: N/A

Diversity Fellowship Program

Fox Rothschild provides diverse law students with a scholarship award and a paid summer associate position following completion of the first year of law school.
Deadline: N/A

Northern California Foundation Public Interest Fellowship Application

South Asian Bar Association sponsors fellowships for law students and recent graduates to improve representation of South Asian attorneys in the public interest and government sectors.
Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

SCBA First Year Internship

Sacramento County Bar Association connects first year students from UC Davis and McGeorge School of Law to private firms in Sacramento.
Deadline: N/A

Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett, LLP – The Conrad Harper 2L Diversity Scholarship

The Conrad Harper 2L Diversity Fellowship, named in honor of the Firm’s first African-American partner, will be open to second-year law students applying to the 2022 Summer Associate Program in any of our US offices. Its goal is not only to attract diverse talent, but also to develop and retain those associates across the Firm.

Summer Judicial Internship Diversity Project

Just the Beginning aims to connect diverse students to diverse students to judicial externships.
Deadline: N/A

US Diversity Fellowship

Cooley LLP provides diversity fellowships for first year law students and an award of up to $30,000 to assist with law school tuition.
Deadline: N/A

Scholarships

1L Diversity Scholarship

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP offers six scholarships in each office; Los Angeles, New York, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C.
Deadline: N/A

California ChangeLawyers 1L Diversity Scholarship

Recipients will receive a $7,500 cash award from this scholarship.
Deadline: N/A

Colorado Diversity Scholarship — 2021 Bar Exam

The Center for Legal Inclusiveness offers two scholarship opportunities for 3Ls and recent graduates who plan to practice law in Colorado. Applications are available each fall for both February and July Bar.
Deadline: N/A

McGeorge Diverse Bar Support Stipend

McGeorge Unity Caucus, Alumni Board, and Student Bar Association provides Bar support funds for diverse students.
Deadline: N/A

Ropes & Gray Roscoe Trimmier Jr. Diversity Scholarship Online Application

This scholarship provides a $25,000* award to outstanding second-year law students to offset the expenses of their legal education, and includes a paid summer associate position following completion of the second year of law school. The funds will be paid out half upon completion of the summer program, and half upon starting as a full-time associate at the firm.
Deadline: Rolling deadline

Sidley Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship

Sidley Austin LLP awards second-year law students with scholarships in the amount of $25,000 for selected Sidley summer associates.
Deadline: N/A

White & Case 1L Diversity Fellowship (pdf)

As a White & Case 1L Diversity Fellowship recipient, you will participate in our ten-week Summer Program in Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York or Washington, DC. Fellows will participate in an intensive training program in conjunction with our US Summer Associate Conference in New York.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted from 1L law students in early December and will be considered on a rolling basis. For more information on how to apply, please visit our careers website.