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Scholarships and Fellowships

Scholarship Contest from the Access Group

For the second consecutive year, Access Group is sponsoring its popular law scholarship video contest and is inviting as many students as possible to participate in this opportunity. During last year’s “One Less Worry” contest, Access Group received 99 video submissions and awarded six winning law students more than $15,000 in scholarships. This year’s law […]

ABA Section of Antitrust Law $5,000 Fellowship Award

The American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law is pleased to announce the return of its Fellowship Award for the summer of 2009. The purpose of the Fellowship Award is to defray the housing and living expenses of distinguished law students pursuing unpaid summer employment opportunities within approved government agencies (federal, state, or international) dedicated […]

Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Scholarship

You could be the UM law student who wins a $1,500.00 cash scholarship from the Florida Bar’s Young Lawyers Division! This year, the Young Lawyers Division of the Florida Bar (“YLD”) will award one (1) $1,500.00 cash scholarship to one (1) law student at each of Florida’s ABA- accredited law schools for a total of […]

2009 Sir John M. Templeton Fellowships Essay Contest

The Sir John M. Templeton Fellowships Essay Contest encourages students around the world to study the meaning and significance of economic and personal liberty. The Templeton Essay Contest awards cash fellowships to the authors of the top three essays, with entries reviewed by a panel of three distinguished scholars. Here is this year’s topic: “Only […]

This Week at the CDO

Monday, February 9 STUDENT JUDICIAL CLERKSHIP PANEL (1L and 2L students)Interested in applying for a post-graduate judicial clerkship? The judicial clerkship application process begins as early as the spring semester of your second year. To help you get started, current students who have successfully navigated the judicial clerkship application process will speak about their experiences […]

Internship and Scholarship Opportunity for Diverse Law Students Wishing to Practice Law in Sarasota County

The Sarasota County Bar Association Diversity Scholarship Fund is intended to provide an opportunity for first through third year law students of under-represented minority backgrounds (e.g. race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, physical disability, or socioeconomic background), who have an interest in practicing law in Sarasota County upon graduation, to obtain […]

Latham Diversity Scholars Program for Rising 2L Students

Latham & Watkins is pleased to announce that the application process is now open for the Latham Diversity Scholars Program. For the fourth consecutive year, the firm will be awarding a $10,000 non-renewable scholarship to each of four second-year law students for use during their third year at ABA-accredited law schools (2009-10). Students are asked […]

Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair and Scholarship Opportunity

The Indianapolis Bar Association (IBA) cordially invites second-year (graduating in 2010) law students to participate in the first ever IBA Diversity Job Fair. The IBA is seeking candidates who represent all aspects of diversity, who are looking for a one-of-a-kind legal community in a Midwestern city that has both cosmopolitan style and small-town charm. September […]