Private Sector:

(a)  Bar Associations/Professional Organizations

1.  Rochester Legal Diversity Clerkship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students from historically under-represented groups within the legal profession.  Students must have a connection to Western New York and/or an interest in practicing in the Rochester community.
- Application deadline: February 8, 2019

2.  Vietnamese Bar Association of Washington Hong Duc Clerkship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L, 2L, and 3L students, and 2019 graduates entering an LL.M. program with ties to Washington State, and a connection to/ interest in the Vietnamese American community who are interested in working with Hogan Lovells in Vietnam
- Application deadline: February 23, 2019

3.  Hennepin County Bar Association (HCBA) 1L Minority Clerkship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L minority students who are interested in working in Minnesota.
- Application deadline: December 2019

4.  Boston Lawyers Group 1L Diversity Clerkship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students of color with a demonstrated connection to Boston, MA
- Application deadline: January 2020

5.  New York City Bar Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students who are members of groups under-represented in the legal profession
- Application availability: Application are now available on Symplicity!
- Application deadline: January 2020
- Please check Symplicity and the Diversity & Inclusion Dispatch e-newsletter for additional details.

6.  Philadelphia Diversity Law Group Fellows Program 
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students who have overcome substantial obstacles in the pursuit of a legal career or comes from a disadvantaged background or one that is underrepresented in the profession. Candidates must have a genuine interest in establishing a legal career in the Philadelphia area.
- Application deadline: January 2020

7.  Grand Rapids Bar Association Minority Clerkship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L minority students with a connection to Michigan who have an interest in exploring employment opportunities and residing in Grand Rapids, MI
- Application deadline: January 2020

8.  Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Minority Clerkship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L minority students with an interest in exploring employment opportunities in Cleveland, OH
- Application deadline: January 2020

9.  Twin Cities Diversity in Practice 1L Rotation Clerkship Program  
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students who are interested in working in the Twin Cities, MN area.  Students from racial and ethnic groups historically under-represented in the legal profession are encouraged to apply.
- Application deadline: January 2020

10.  San Diego County Bar Association Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students of diverse backgrounds who are interested in working in San Diego, CA
- Application deadline: January 2020

11.  Charlotte Legal Diversity Clerkship Program 
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students who advance the value of diversity in the Charlotte, NC legal market
- Application deadline: January 2020

 

(b)  Law Firms 

1.  McDermott First-Year Diverse Law Student Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: Racially and ethnically diverse 1L students interested in joining the firm’s summer associate program in the Chicago, Los Angeles or Washington, DC office.
- Application deadline: Students are advised to apply as early as possible.

2.  McDermott 1L LCLD Scholar Program
- Eligibility criteria: Racially and ethnically diverse 1L students interested in joining the firm’s summer associate program in the New York, NY office; must have a general interest in litigation and corporate law.  The LCLD Scholar will have the opportunity to work closely with Honeywell International.
- Application deadline: Students are advised to apply as early as possible.

3.  Brown Rudnick 1L Social Mobility Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students who are the first in their family to graduate from college; who have demonstrated a commitment to civic involvement that promotes equity, inclusion, and diversity; and are committed to practicing in New York City or Boston after law school.
- Application deadline: Students are advised to apply as early as possible.

4.  Van Ness Feldman 1L Diversity Clerkship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students of diverse backgrounds who are interested in working in the firm's Washington, DC or Seattle office
- Application deadline: Students are advised to apply as early as possible.

8.  Ballard Spahr - Piper Jaffray 1L Diversity Fellowship Program  
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students of diverse backgrounds with diversity-related student organization involvement.  Preference given to students with strong ties to Minneapolis, MN.
- Application deadline: January 2020

9.  McAndrews Diversity in Patent Law Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students who have a diverse background, a technical degree in science or engineering and a commitment to pursuing a patent law career in Chicago, IL
- Application deadline: January 2020

10.  Weil Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L and 2L students of diverse backgrounds who desire to practice in a global law environment.  Candidates must be able to discuss their ability and commitment to contribute to the diversity objectives of global law firms, in addition to life experiences that have shaped their values and that provide them with a unique perspective, including any obstacles or challenges they overcame in choosing or pursuing law as a profession.
- Application deadline for 1Ls: January 2020
- Application deadline for 2Ls: July 2019

11.  McGlinchey Stafford 1L Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students of diverse backgrounds interested in working in the firm’s Houston or New Orleans office
- Application deadline: January 2020

12.  Dorsey & Whitney LLP 1L Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students of diverse backgrounds committed to promoting diversity within the legal community. Candidates must be interested in working in the firm's Seattle or Minneapolis office.
- Application deadline: January 2020

13.  Franczek Radelet "LEADS" Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L and 2L diverse students interested in a career representing private sector employers in labor and employment matters.  Candidates must be members of a group or population that has been historically underrepresented in the legal profession or have other unique attributes that would contribute to the diversity of the firm or the legal profession, and must be interested in working in Chicago, IL.
- Application deadline: January 2020

14.  Arnold & Porter 1L New York Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students who are members of a historically underrepresented group in the legal profession, and who demonstrate an interest in promoting diversity in the legal profession
- Application deadline: January 2020

15.  Cozen O'Connor 1L Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students who actively demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion within their law schools, local communities, and/or through their professional and volunteer work, hobbies, and leadership roles.  Candidates are being considered for the firm's New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Seattle, or Washington, DC office.
- Application deadline: January 2020 

16.  Reed Smith / McKeeson 1L Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students with a demonstrated commitment to pro bono work, community service, and/or leadership.  Candidates must possess an understanding of the importance of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
- Application deadline: January 2020

17.  William T. Coleman, Jr. Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students demonstrating a commitment to diversity and inclusion.  Candidates must be interested in working in O'Melveny & Myers' Washington, DC, downtown Los Angeles, or Century City office.
- Application deadline: January 2020

18.  Klarquist Sparkman 1L Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students of diverse backgrounds with an undergraduate or graduate degree in science or engineering, or have experience sufficient to sit for the patent bar.  Candidates interested in the firm’s biotechnology practice must have a Ph.D.  Applicants with a commitment to practicing law in Portland, OR are preferred, but not required.  Must also demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in intellectual property law.
- Application deadline: January 2020

19.  Goodwin Proctor Diversity Fellowship Programs
- Eligibility criteria: 1L and 2L students from under-represented backgrounds
- Application deadline for 1Ls (must have a commitment to community service): February 25, 2019
- Application deadline for 2Ls: August 2019

20.  Forchelli Deegan Terrana Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 2L students who contribute meaningfully to the diversity of his or her law school student body and, upon entering the legal profession, the legal community
- Application deadline: February 28, 2019
- Please check Symplicity and the Diversity & Inclusion Dispatch e-newsletter for additional details.

21.  Morgan Lewis Diversity Career Fellowship Program 
- Eligibility criteria: 2L students who have a demonstrated interest in promoting diversity at the firm and in the legal profession.  Candidates must have an interest in employment with the firm.
- Application deadline: Apply as soon as possible after June 1.

22.  Kirkland & Ellis Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 2L students demonstrating meaningful contribution, as a result of background, personal attributes or characteristics, to the firm’s diversity goals.  Candidates must be interested in participating in the firm's summer associate program in New York, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, San Francisco, or Washington, DC office.
- Application deadline: Apply as early as possible during the OCI season.

23.  Faegre Baker Daniels Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 2L students who will contribute meaningfully to diversity and inclusion in the legal community.  Candidates must be interested in a summer associate position in one of the firm’s summer associate program in the Chicago office.
- Application deadline: Apply as early as possible during the OCI season.

24.  Richard S. White Fellowship
- Eligibility criteria: 2L students who demonstrate interest in furthering diversity within the community and the profession, and who can communicate an interest and commitment to Helsell Fetterman's practice areas and to building a practice in the Seattle area
- Application deadline: July 2019

25.  Baker McKenzie Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 2L students who show promise of contributing meaningfully to the diversity of the legal community.  Candidates must have received a 2L summer associate offer and be a member of a population that historically has been underrepresented in the legal profession.
- Application deadline: August 2019

26.  Kenneth L. Schubert, Jr. Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 2L students of diverse backgrounds with an interest in working as a summer associate in Garvey Schubert Barer’s Seattle office
- Application deadline: August 2019

27.  Vinson & Elkins Diversity Fellowship Program 
- Eligibility criteria: 2L students who are members of a racial/ethnic group that has been historically underrepresented in the legal profession.  Candidates must have a demonstrated interest in working at V&E and commit to working at the firm as a summer associate.
- Application deadline: August 2019

28.  Fried Frank Civil Rights Fellowships
- Eligibility criteria: 3L students and recent graduates currently in judicial clerkships. Candidates must express an interest in working with either the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) or the Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), alternating each year. Candidates must also have a genuine interest in both corporate and civil rights litigation. For 2019, the firm is hiring a MALDEF Fellow.
- Application deadline: August 2019
(See also the “Law Firm Sponsored” section under “Public Service” )

29.  King & Spalding Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 2L students who show promise of contributing meaningfully to the diversity of the legal profession.  Candidates must meet the academic and hiring criteria of the firm’s summer associate program; receive an offer of summer employment for their 2L summer; be a member of one of the racial/ethnic groups set forth by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; or be a member of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.
- Application deadline: September 2019

30.  Polsinelli Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 2L students who are committed to contributing meaningfully to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession/community.  Candidates should be able to participate in and complete the firm’s summer associate program, and should demonstrate a commitment to practice law at one of the firm’s offices upon graduation from law school.
- Application deadline: September 2019

31.  Baker Hostetler Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 2L students who are members of one of the under-represented racial/ethnic groups set forth by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or members of the LGBT community
- Application deadline: October 2019

32.  Gene Anderson Diversity Clerkship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 2L students of underrepresented groups and students of diverse backgrounds who are interested in working with Anderson Kill P.C.  Candidates must be available to start during the spring 2019 semester working part-time.  This position may be extended into a full-time 2019 summer associate position.
- Application deadline: October 2019
- Please check Symplicity for additional details.

33.  The Honorable Walter R. Stone 2L Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 2L students of diverse groups with residency in Massachusetts or Rhode Island interested in working at Adler Pollock & Sheehan
- Application deadline: November 2019

34.  Baker Botts 1L Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students of diverse backgrounds
- Application deadline: January 2020

35.  Baker Botts - AT&T 1L IP Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students with an interest in pursuing a long-term career in intellectual property law. Candidats must be interested in practicing law in their New York or Dallas office.
- Application deadline: January 2020

36.  Fish & Richardson P.C. 1L Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students who contribute meaningfully to diversity and inclusion through their involvement in law school or other community efforts or initiatives; must have a technical background and a sincere interest in intellectual property law at the firm.
- Application deadline: January 2020

37.  Cooley Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students demonstrating a commitment to promoting diversity in their communities and/or more broadly.  Candidates must be interested in participating in the firm’s summer associate program.
- Application deadline: January 2020

38.  Donald W. Banner Diversity Fellowship for Law Students
- Eligibility criteria: 1L and 2L students who identify as members of a historically underrepresented group in intellectual property law or a demonstrated commitment to strengthening diversity and inclusion in the field of law.  Students must be committed to pursuing a career in intellectual property law, must have a scientific or technical degree, and be eligible to take the Patent Bar Exam.
- Application deadline: January 2020

39.  Tonkon Torp LLP 1L Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students of diverse backgrounds who contribute meaningfully to the diversity of the law school student body, and upon entering the legal profession, the legal community.  Candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to practicing law in Portland, OR upon graduation from law school.
- Application deadline: January 2020

40.  K&L Gates Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students of diverse backgrounds.  Candidates must be interested in working in the firm’s Seattle, WA office.
- Application deadline: January 2020

41.  Stoel Rives LLP 1L Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students who can demonstrate a commitment to community service and meaningful contribution to diversity in the legal profession.  1L candidates must demonstrate a commitment to living in Portland, OR; Salt Lake City, UT; or Seattle, WA.  2L candidates must be interested in working in the firm's Portland, Seattle, or Salt Lake City office.
- Application deadline: January 2020

42.  Perkins Coie LLP 1L Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students who contribute meaningfully to the diversity of their law school student body, and upon entering the legal profession, the legal community
- Application deadline: January 2020

43.  Miller Nash Graham & Dunn Law Student Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: Students who demonstrate contributions to diversity and meaningful contributions to the community.  Candidates must intend to work, live and practice law in the Pacific Northwest.  The firm is hiring 1Ls for its Seattle office, and 1Ls and 2Ls for its Portland office.
- Application deadline: January 2020

44.  Foster Pepper PLLC 1L Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students who contribute meaningfully to the diversity of the law school student body, and upon entering the legal profession, the legal community.  Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to practicing law in Seattle, WA upon graduation from law school.
- Application deadline: January 2020

45.  Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students with diverse backgrounds or life experiences, and capacity to contribute meaningfully to the diversity of the legal community.  Candidates must be interested in working in Seattle, WA.
- Application deadline: January 2020

46.  Morrison & Foerster's Keith Wetmore 1L Fellowship for Excellence, Diversity, and Inclusion
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students who are members of a diverse population that has been historically underrepresented in the legal industry
- Application deadline: January 2020

47.  Latham & Watkins 1L Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students of diverse backgrounds demonstrating a commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.  There are two (2) tracks that candidates may pursue: (a) General Track: for students interested in working on matters across all practice groups; and (b) Intellectual Property Track: for students with a technical background and who have a commitment to pursuing a career in intellectual property law.
- Application deadline: January 2020

6.  Choate 1L Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students of diverse backgrounds with a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity within the legal community.  Must have a sincere interest in practicing at the firm upon graduation.
- Application deadline: January 2020

5.  Milbank Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students who are members of groups traditionally under-represented in large law firms.  Candidates must be interested in working in the firm’s summer associate program.
- Application deadline: January 2020

7.  Ballard Spahr - Molson Coors 1L Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students of diverse backgrounds with diversity-related student organization involvement.  Preference given to students with strong ties to Denver, CO.
- Application deadline: January 2020

 

(c)  Corporations 

1.  PepsiCo's Larry D. Thompson Legacy of Leadership Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students who contribute to diversity in the legal profession and are interested in participating in the 1L LCLD Scholars Program.  Candidates must express an interest in working in the company's Westchester County, NY or Plano, TX office.
- Application deadline: January 2020

2.  MassMutual 1L Diversity Clerkship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L students with a demonstrated interest in and support of diversity and inclusion in the candidates' law school or greater community.  Candidates must have a 3.0 GPA, and must be authorized to work in the U.S. without requiring sponsorship, now or in the future.  Candidates must also be interested in working in Springfield, MA.
- Application deadline: January 2020

 

Public Service:

(a)  Judicial

1.  National Bar Association Summer Judicial Clerkship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L and 2L students who are members of the National Bar Association Law Student Division or the National Black Law Students Association
- Application deadline: January 2019

2.  New York Bar Foundation Commercial & Federal Litigation Section Diversity Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L diverse students enrolled in a law school in New York State.  The student must be a member of one of the following racial/ethnic groups: Black/African American; Latino/a; Native American or Alaskan Native; Asian or Pacific Islander.
- Application deadline: March 2019

3.  Just the Beginning - A Pipeline Organization Share the Wealth Clerkship Program
- Eligibility criteria: Rising 3L students of diverse backgrounds who are interested in a post-graduate federal judicial clerkship.  Minority students are especially encouraged to apply.
- Application deadline: July 2019

4.  American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Business Law Diversity Clerkship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L and 2L students of color, LGBT law students, women, students with disabilities, or have overcome a social or economic disadvantage such as a physical disability, financial constraints, or cultural impediments to becoming a law student.  Applicants must be members of the ABA Law Student Division and the Section of Business Law.
- Application deadline: January 2020

5.  The Hank Henry Judicial Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L and 2L students with a demonstrated interest in, and commitment to, LGBT rights interested in working with a judge either in New York City or Albany
- Application deadline: January 2020

 

(b)  Bar Associations/Professional Organizations 

1.  NAACP Law Fellow Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L and 2L students with an interest in civil rights law and a commitment to public service.  Candidates must be interested in working in the organization’s Baltimore, MD office. 
- Application deadline: February 1, 2019
- Please check Symplicity and the Diversity & Inclusion Dispatch e-newsletter for additional details.

2.  Environmental Law Institute's Beveridge & Diamond Diversity Law Clerk Program
- Eligibility criteria: 2L students from traditionally underrepresented perspectives, including minority students and students from disadvantaged households with an interest in environmental law, policy and management
- Application deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.  Candidates are advised to apply early.

3.  National Women's Law Center Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 3L students with an interest in working on major policy areas of importance to women and their families, including economic security, education, employment, health, and reproductive rights, with special attention given to the concerns of low-income women.  Candidates must be interested in working in Washington, DC.
- Application deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.  Candidates are advised to apply early.

4.  Disability Rights Advocates Summer Law Clerk Program
- Eligibility criteria: 2L students interested in working on issues impacting people with disabilities.  Candidates must be interested in working in the organization's New York or Berkeley, CA offices.
- Application deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.  Candidates are advised to apply early.

5.  Public Advocates' Arc of Justice Summer Fellowship Program 
- Eligibility criteria: 2L students with a demonstrated commitment to: (a) promoting diversity in the legal field, such as through membership in a relevant bar association or law school affinity group; (b) pursuing a career in public interest law and/or policy; and (c) serving low-income communities, communities of color, and/or immigrant communities – particularly the African-American community.  Candidates must be interested in working in San Francisco, CA.
- Application deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.  Candidates are advised to apply early as the selection of the fellow will be made by the end of January.

6.  PALS Summer Civil Rights Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L and 2L students of color attending one of the thirteen (13) NYC metropolitan area law schools who are considering career paths in civil rights.
- Application deadline: February 2019

7.  South Asian Bar Association of New York (SABANY) Public Service Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L and 2L students: (a) of South Asian descent who will be spending at least ten (10) weeks in an unpaid legal internship in New York State or the greater metropolitan area; (b) attending a NYS or greater metropolitan area law school who will be spending at least ten (10) weeks in an unpaid legal internship in NYS or the greater metropolitan area that specifically focuses on the needs of the South Asian community; or (c) attending a NYS or greater metropolitan area law school who will be spending at least ten (10) weeks in an unpaid legal internship in South Asia
- Application deadline: March 2019

8.  New York Bar Foundation Corporate Counsel Section Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 2L students from under-represented groups attending a New York law school interested in working in the in-house department of a New York public interest legal or charitable organization
- Application deadline: March 2019

9.  Ms. JD Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 2L students who have demonstrated leadership on issues pertaining to women and law, both within and outside of law school
- Application deadline: March 2019

10.  Indian Law Resource Center's Terrance A. Sidley Fellowship
- Eligibility criteria: 1L and 2L students who show particular promise for a career in federal Indian law and international indigenous human rights issues
- Application deadline: March 2019

11.  NAPABA Law Foundation Underserved Communities Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L, 2L, and 3L students interested in gaining meaningful legal experience at a public interest host organization on a project designed to advance opportunities for Asian American Pacific Islander communities 
- Application deadline: April 2019

12.  NAPABA Law Foundation Fred T. Korematsu Summer Fellowship Program 
- Eligibility criteria: 1L and 2L students with a history of civil rights activism and an interest in a civil rights career 
- Application deadline: April 2019

13.  Pride Law Fund's Steven Richter Summer Fellowship Program 
- Eligibility criteria: 1L and 2L students with an interest in working in the areas of sexual orientation discrimination, individual rights litigation, direct legal services for people with HIV/AIDS, and other legal concerns of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community
- Application deadline: April 2019

14.  Empire Justice Center Diversity Clerkship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L and 2L students with a commitment to, and interest in, legal services. Candidates must demonstrate their contribution to enhancing diversity through inclusion of and/or membership in historically under-represented populations, including minorities and those who grew up in low-income households, in the legal profession.  Candidates must also demonstrate an interest in working in the Rochester, NY community.
- Application deadline: April 2019

15.  National Bar Institute Law Student Fellowship Program 
- Eligibility criteria: 2L African-American students who demonstrate a commitment to creating equality and justice for African Americans through work in their law schools, their neighborhoods and community.  Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
- Application deadline: May 2019

16.  Southern Environmental Law Center Summer Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 2L students with a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion, in addition to an interest in an environmental or non-profit career
- Application deadline: October 2019

17.  The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans 
- Eligibility criteria: 1Ls and 2Ls who are New Americans (U.S. naturalized citizen; green card holder; U.S. citizen by birth, but neither birth parent was a U.S. citizen or eligible for U.S. citizenship at the time of birth, and at least one of them subsequently became a naturalized U.S. citizen; born outside of the United States or one of its territories and were subsequently adopted by American parents and were awarded U.S. citizenship as a result of your adoption; you have been granted deferred action under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and your status is currently active; you are awaiting renewal of your DACA status; or you had DACA status, but because the program was rescinded by the U.S. government, you no longer have DACA status). Applicants must not yet be 31 years of age
- Application deadline: November 2019

18.  New York Bar Foundation Diversity Summer Fellowship in Health Law Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L and 2L students of diverse backgrounds with an interest in health law.  Candidates must demonstrate NY permanent residence or have a demonstrated interest in residing and practicing law in NY following law school graduation
- Application deadline: December 2019

19.  National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) Diversity Summer Law Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L and 2L students from historically underrepresented backgrounds with a demonstrated commitment to criminal defense
- Application deadline: December 2019

20.  American Association of University Women Selected Professions Fellowships 
- Eligibility criteria: 2L women students of color, who have been historically under-represented in the legal profession.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
- Application deadline: December 2019

21.  NYSBA Minority Fellowship in Environmental Law
- Eligibility criteria: 1L and 2L minority students enrolled in law school in New York State, or are permanent NYS residents enrolled in a U.S. law school with an interest in environmental issues.  All applicants must be members of the NYSBA and the Environmental & Energy Law Section.
- Application deadline: December 2019

22.  NAPABA Law Foundation Community Law Fellowship
- Eligibility criteria: 3L students with a demonstrated commitment to public interest law and Asian Pacific American issues.  Candidates must be able to commit to the 2-year term of the Program.
- Application deadline: December 2019

23.  New York Bar Foundation Antitrust Section Law Student Fellowship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L and 2L students of diverse backgrounds with a demonstrated interest in antitrust law and/or consumer protection.  Candidates must demonstrate NY permanent residence or have a demonstrated interest in residing and practicing law in NY following law school graduation.
- Application deadline: January 2020

 

(d)  Law Firm Sponsored

1.  McGuireWoods/NAPABA Law Foundation (NLF) Law Clerkship Program
- Eligibility criteria: 1L and 2L students with a commitment to advocating on behalf of the Asian Pacific American community
- Application deadline: February 2019

2.  Fried Frank Civil Rights Fellowships
- Eligibility criteria: 3L students and recent graduates currently in judicial clerkships. Candidates must express an interest in working with either the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) or the Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), alternating each year. Candidates must also have a genuine interest in both corporate and civil rights litigation. For 2019, the firm is hiring a MALDEF Fellow.
- Application deadline: August 2019