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Fish & Richardson 1L Diversity Fellowship Program

Application Period: December 1, 2014 – January 9, 2015

Deadline: January 9, 2015

Eligibility:

Fish & Richardson's 1L Diversity Fellowship Program annually provides fellowships to diverse first-year law students throughout the country.

The Fish & Richardson 1L Diversity Fellowship Program is comprised of four components:
• A paid summer associate position in one of Fish & Richardson’s domestic offices
• Mentoring throughout the academic year by members of the firm
• Participation in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 1L Scholars Program
• A $10,000 scholarship - Fish will award $5,000 to all 1L Diversity Fellowship recipients upon completion of their 1L summer clerkship with the firm; and offer an additional $5,000 to those who receive and accept an associate offer with the firm after the completion of their 2L summer clerkship with us.

Candidates must be in good standing as a first-year law student at an ABA accredited law school; demonstrate a record of academic and professional achievement; contribute meaningfully to the diversity of the firm and legal community; and have a sincere interest in Fish & Richardson and our practice areas.

Award: A $10,000 scholarship - Fish will award $5,000 to all 1L Diversity Fellowship recipients upon completion of their 1L summer clerkship with the firm; and offer an additional $5,000 to those who receive and accept an associate offer with the firm after the completion of their 2L summer clerkship with us.

Website: http://www.fr.com/files/uploads/Documents/Diversity/2015-1L-Diversity-Fellowship-Program-Application.pdf