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RWU Law has 27 active student groups, including Maritime Law Society, Association for Public Interest Law and Multicultural Law Students Association, which allow students to get involved in a variety of extracurricular activities and hear from speakers on a multitude of topics.

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NAACP Law Fellow Program

Award: $5000 to offset living and travel expenses and summer position at NAACP Headquarters in Baltimore, MD working with a civil rights attorney in the areas of criminal justice, education, housing, voting rights and environmental justice

Deadline: March 20, 2009

Criteria: Candidates must have completed one year of law school, have an interest in civil rights law, and have strong academic credentials.

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Summer LGBT Rights Internship

Award: Grant to fund public interest project benefiting the LGBT community and/or people living with HIV/AIDS.

Deadline: March 20, 2009

Criteria: Preference is given to student with ties to Washington State and who have demonstrated an interest and commitment to LGBT rights and/or the rights of people living with HIV/AIDS.

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Frederikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship

Award: $10,000, summer 2009 associate position.

Deadline: March 31, 2009

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

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