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Arent Fox Diversity Scholarship


Deadline Date: Sep 15th, 2016
Posted Date: Jul 28th, 2016


Arent Fox is seeking applications for its 12th Annual Diversity Scholarship Program. Each office will award one second-year law student $20,000. The scholarship will be paid in two installments: $10,000 during the second-year summer and another $10,000 payable when the student returns to Arent Fox as an associate after graduation. This posting is for the New York scholarship opportunity. The New York scholarship recipient will join Arent Fox's 2017 Summer Associate Program and will work in the New York office for ten weeks next summer.

The Firm will accept applications from July 15, 2016 through 11:59 p.m. (local time) on September 15, 2016.  We will award a $20,000 scholarship to three second-year law students in our Washington, New York, and Los Angeles office. To apply for the scholarship program, please complete the electronic application and provide the required materials listed in the downloadable FAQ.

Please Note: We do not have any openings for second -year law students outside of the Diversity Scholarship Program. If you do not meet the Program’s eligibility requirements, we encourage you to apply in August 2016, when we begin second-year law student recruitment.

The Arent Fox Diversity Scholarship Program was started in 2006 and is part of the firm’s commitment to attracting top lawyers from diverse backgrounds. Since its conception the firm has awarded 31 scholarships and recognized 40 finalists throughout the country. Those winning students have been selected from thousands of compelling applicants.

The eligibility requirements are available online here.