Diversity Scholarship
Diversity Scholarship

KELLEY DRYE DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP iS NOW OPEN


The Kelley Drye Diversity Scholarship provides a $25,000 award to an outstanding second-year law student and includes a paid summer associate position following the second year of law school.  Half of the scholarship will be paid upon successful completion of the summer program, and the balance upon starting as a full-time associate at the firm.  The recipient(s) will work in the firm’s New York office.

To apply, all required materials must be emailed to:  recruiting@kelleydrye.com
 
ELIGIBILITY
A scholarship candidate must:
 
  • Be a full time second-year law student, in good standing at an accredited ABA law school and scheduled to graduate in 2021

  • Have excellent college and law school academic credentials and achievements

  • Have demonstrated leadership qualities, work experience, and community involvement

  • Be a member of a diverse population historically underrepresented in the legal profession

  • Be a US Citizen or authorized to work in the US
 
REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS
  • Diversity Statement

  • Resume

  • Undergraduate transcript (and graduate transcript if applicable)

  • Law school transcript

  • Legal writing sample (must be exclusively your own work and may be taken from your law school legal writing course)

  • Contact information for two professional or academic references
 
APPLICATION PERIOD
The application period for the 2019 Diversity Scholarship will begin June 1, 2019 and close on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. We encourage applicants to apply as soon as they can since interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. If selected for an interview, the firm will pay your travel expenses and hotel accommodations.
 
QUESTIONS?
Email us at:  recruiting@kelleydrye.com
 
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