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Cooley Diversity Fellowship

Application Period: December 1, 2017 - January 5, 2018

Deadline: January 5, 2018

Eligibility:

As part of Cooley's ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion, we are proud to offer Diversity Fellowships to outstanding first year law school students. Award recipients will receive a paid 1L Summer Associate position and an award of up to $30,000 to assist with law school tuition. The award will be paid in three installments: $10,000 upon completion of the 1L summer with the firm; $10,000 upon completion of the 2L summer with the firm; and the remaining $10,000 upon joining the firm as a full-time associate. Students who demonstrate a commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion are encouraged to apply.

SELECTION CRITERIA

Fellows will be selected based on consideration of the following factors:

  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion
  • Undergraduate and law school academic performance achievement
  • Personal achievement
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Community service

Applications must be submitted online and should include:

  • A complete and accurate online application; only one application will be considered
  • A personal statement no more than one single-spaced page in length, demonstrating the achievement of the selection criteria for the Diversity Fellowship
  • Current resume
  • Undergraduate transcript
  • Graduate program transcript(s), if applicable
  • Law school transcript (following the receipt of first term grades)

Award: Paid 1L Summer Associate position and an award of up to $30,000 to assist with law school tuition.

Website: https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/lc_supp_app_frm.aspx?lawfirm=139&id=2