Reminder Regarding Various Pre-Law Programs and Scholarships

For People of Color, Inc.’s Law School Admissions Conferences

FPOC’s events provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of the law school application process. Current law students and administrators will provide advice on how best to navigate the law school application process.

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The Trials Program is Accepting Applications

Trials is a unique partnership of NYU School of Law, Harvard Law School, and the Advantage Testing Foundation. It is a fully subsidized summer study program for students of modest means whose backgrounds are currently underrepresented at the nation’s top law schools.

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MALDEF Law School Scholarship Program

Since MALDEF’s founding, it has been an organizational hallmark to support the next generation of lawyers who will advance the civil rights of the Latino community. MALDEF’s Law School Scholarship Program provides several scholarships in varying amounts to deserving law students with a commitment to advancing the civil rights of Latinos. MALDEF’s Law School Scholarship Program is open to all law students who will be enrolled full-time in an American-accredited law school in 2013-2014.

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The UC Davis School of Law Pre-Law Boot Camp Is Accepting Applications

The UC Davis School of Law Pre-Law Boot Camp is designed to assist high potential undergraduate students from underrepresented communities with their undergraduate performance and preparation for admission to law school. The program consists of a series of full-day Saturday presentations and workshops throughout the spring semester. During the program, participants prepare for the law school application process, gain insight into the law school experience and receive exposure to legal fields.

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SEO Law Program Is Accepting Applications

SEO’s Law program is the only program of its kind to offer 0L (pre-law school students) an opportunity to intern with a top firm. Interns will observe and experience first-hand the day-to-day duties and responsibilities of corporate attorneys at some of the nation’s most prestigious firms.

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California Capital Fellows Programs Are Accepting Applications

The Center administers four fellowship programs. For a description of each program and application materials, please click on the links below:

•Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellowship
•Executive Fellowship
•Judicial Administration Fellowship
•California Senate Fellows

These programs, known collectively as the Capital Fellows Programs, are nationally recognized. The 18 Assembly Fellows, 18 Senate Fellows, 18 Executive Fellows and 10 Judicial Administration Fellows receive an outstanding opportunity to engage in public service and prepare for future careers, while actively contributing to the development and implementation of public policy in California. The ranks of former fellows include a Justice of the California Supreme Court, members of the United States Congress and the State Legislature, a deputy director of the Peace Corps, state and local government officials, corporate executives and community leaders.

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