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69% of RWU Law 1L students come from outside of Rhode Island.  There are 22 states represented in the Class of 2015 alone.

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February

Goodwin Diversity Fellow

Award: $7,500

Deadline: February 15, 2010

Criteria: Candidates must be a first year, full time law student at an ABA approved law school who is interested in pursuing public interest work in the summer after the first year. Must express an interest in joining Summer Program and may not be a recipient of a similar scholarship from another legal employer.

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Munger, Tolles & Ohlson LLP 1L Diversity Summer Program

Award: Paid summer (8 weeks) at Los Angeles or San Francisco firm plus 4 weeks of paid work at Los Angeles or San Francisco non-profit organization.

Deadline: February 26, 2010

Criteria: Candidates must be a first year law student at an ABA approved law school.

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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP Diversity Scholarship

Award: $15,000, summer associate position. Renewable for third year after completion of summer program and if maintaining a 3.0 GPA

Deadline: February 27, 2009

Criteria: Candidates must be a first year law student at an ABA approved law school with a demonstrated interested in pursuing a career in intellectual property law. Strong academic performance at undergraduate and law school level. Degree in the life sciences, engineering, computer science or trademark experience.

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Boston Lawyers Group Diversity Clerkship Program

Award: 10 week program.  5 weeks with a Boston Office of a major law firm of law department at a corporate location and 5 weeks at the law department of a government agency.

Deadline: February 19, 2010

Criteria: Candidates must be a first year law student at an ABA approved law school with a demonstrated connection to Boston.

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