The following new scholarships have been announced for 1Ls:
1. Davis Wright Tremain: the firm is offering three scholarships, which consist of a paid Summer Clerkship for 2009 and $7,500 for the student’s second year tuition and expenses. Two of the positions are for the firm’s Seattle, WA office and one will be for the Portland, OR office. The scholarships are open to all first-year law students of color, or others of diverse backgrounds. Click here for more information and for details on the required application materials. Applications must be received on or before January 21, 2009.
2. Dorsey & Whitney: the firm is offering three fellowships, which consist of a paid Summer Clerkship for 2009 and $10,000 for the student’s second year tuition andexpenses. One scholarship will be offered in the firm’s Denver, Minneapolis, and Seattle offices. The fellowships are open to all first year law students of diverse backgrounds. Click here for more information and the application. Applications will be accepted between December 1, 2008 and January 22, 2009, and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Recipients will be selected by February 27, 2009.
Submitted by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services on November 17, 2008