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Diversity & Inclusion

The University of the Pacific community - including students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni - believes that diversity and inclusion are essential to the fulfillment of our institutional mission. We value inclusiveness in learning, curricular and co-curricular programming, campus climate, recruitment, admissions, hiring and retention.

Pacific McGeorge campus in residential Sacramento fosters a vibrant, supportive and welcoming community, which celebrates the many definitions of diversity in our student body and community.

Resources

Fellowship for Advancement and Resources (“FAR”) — Snell & Wilmer is accepting applications for up to two FAR Fellows, which will receive multiple benefits. Application deadline is July 1, 2015. | Additional information (pdf)

Scholarships

M. Katherine Baird Darmer Equality Scholarship — Sponsored by the Orange County Lavender Bar Association (OCLBA) and the Orange County Equality Coalition (OCEC), will award one or more scholarships each year to academically qualified law students who have demonstrated commitment to advancing equality for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community in Orange County. Application deadline is May 1. | Application and Additional Information (pdf)

The Richard D. Hailey Scholarship — AAJ's Minority Caucus will award $5,000 scholarships to African American, Hispanic, Asian American, Native American, and Biracial Law Student Members who are entering their first, second, or third year of law school. This scholarship is awarded to applicants who best represent criteria including the following: interest and proficiency in trial advocacy skills; desire to represent victims; commitment to AAJ and its mission by involvement in an AAJ law student chapter and Minority Caucus activities; and financial need. The winner must attend the AAJ Annual Convention in Montreal, Canada in July, 2015 in order to accept the scholarship. Travel and accommodation will be provided, but please note that all international travel requires a passport. Application deadline is May 15, 2015 | Additional Information

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Law Student Diversity Scholarship — Application deadline is May 31, 2015 | Additional Information (pdf)

The 2016 Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship — The Justice & Recipients will be awarded a six-week, salaried 2L Summer Associate position for the summer of 2016 in one of the Firm’s offices. Additionally, each recipient will be awarded $10,000 which will be paid prior to the student's third year of law school to help defray the cost of law school tuition and related expenses. Application deadline is June 19, 2015. | Additional Information

Events

Achieving Success in the Law School Application Process (ASAP) — CLEO presents ASAP, a program that will focus on aspects of the law school application process that are commonly overlooked or undervalued. | More information (pdf)

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