Milbank Diversity Scholarships
Application Period: Applications must be received between June 1 and August 15
Deadline: August 15, 2013 [2014 information currently not available]
The Milbank Diversity Scholars Program awards salaried summer associate positions in one of the firm’s domestic offices and a $50,000 scholarship to up to two more students each year. ($25,000 is distributed during the student’s third year of law school; payment of the additional $25,000 is contingent upon receipt and acceptance of a Milbank permanent offer, to be paid upon the student’s joining the firm).
To be named a Milbank Diversity Scholar, candidates must be in good standing at an ABA accredited law school and have successfully completed their first year of a full-time JD program. Factors considered in the selection of Milbank Diversity Scholars include academic achievement, demonstrated leadership ability, excellent writing and interpersonal skills, and a sincere interest in our practice. Students who are members of groups traditionally under-represented in large law firms are encouraged to apply.
Award: $25,000 scholarship and summer associate position; additional $25,000 upon accepting associate position.