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Paul Hastings Diversity Scholarship

Application Period: June 15, 2016 to September 15, 2016

Deadline: September 15, 2016

Eligibility:

2L law students who:

  • Are enrolled full-time at an ABA-accredited law school
  • Demonstrate a commitment to promoting diversity and contributing to the firm's diversity goals as a result of background, experience, personal attributes or characteristics
  • Will not be the recipient of a diversity award from another law firm paid between January 1, 2017 and August 31, 2017

Recipients will be selected based on the following factors:

  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and contributing to the firm's diversity goals
  • Undergraduate and law school academic performance
  • Personal achievement
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Community service
  • Commitment to succeed as a lawyer in a large, private practice environment
  • Personal statement

Recipients of the Paul Hastings Diversity Scholarship will receive a paid 2L summer associate position and a $10,000 scholarship to be distributed as follows: $5,000 will be awarded upon acceptance of an offer to join our summer program; $5,000 will be awarded upon acceptance of an offer to join the firm as a full-time associate.

Candidates must submit the following: (1) a cover letter, (2) a resume, (3) undergraduate and law school transcripts, and (4) a personal statement of 500 words or less addressing the following topics: (a) your commitment to a particular practice area and the city where the Paul Hastings office is located, and (b) how you would contribute to building a diverse work environment if you were to join Paul Hastings following graduation from law school.  Please send your cover letter, resume, transcripts, and personal statement to attorneyrecruiting@paulhastings.com.

Award: A paid 2L summer associate position and a $10,000 scholarship

Website: http://www.paulhastings.com/careers/law-students/scholarships/diversity-scholarship