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Dinsmore & Shohl Diversity Scholarship Program - 1L

Application Period: December 1 – December 31, 2014

Deadline: December 31, 2014


We are specifically seeking applicants who have a strong record of academic or professional achievement, demonstrated leadership qualities, and a meaningful commitment to diversity.


To be awarded a Dinsmore & Shohl LLP Diversity Scholarship, law students must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicant must be admitted or already attending an ABA-accredited law school as a first-year or second-year law student.
  • Applicant must have a record of academic or professional achievement.
  • Applicant must display leadership qualities through past work experience, community involvement or student activities.
  • Applicant may not be recipient of a similar scholarship award from another law firm.

Scholarship recipients will be Summer Associates in one of the Firm's offices during the summer. Recipients will also be assigned a mentor who will serve as a dedicated resource for professional development.

We are also pleased to offer a unique opportunity for one first-year law student with global consumer products company Procter & Gamble. One first-year scholarship recipient will be a salaried Summer Associate for both P&G and Dinsmore, splitting a 12-week period between both organizations’ Cincinnati, Ohio offices.

Award: Salaried summer associate position and a $5,000 - $10,000 scholarship.