Vedder Price

In keeping with our commitment to diversity, we established the Vedder Price Diversity Scholarship in 2005.

This Scholarship provides a $7,500 monetary award for law school-related expenses and a guaranteed summer associate position in our Summer Associate Program after the scholarship recipient’s first year of law school. To receive the scholarship, the recipient must join the 2019 Summer Associate Program and the monetary award will be paid at the start of the program.

The Chicago Scholarship recipient will join the 2019 Chicago Summer Associate Program and work in the Corporate, Litigation and Labor & Employment practice areas. 

The New York Scholarship recipient will join the 2019 New York Summer Associate Program and work in the Corporate practice area, with a focus in Global Transportation Finance. 

To be eligible, you must be a first-year law student who is a student of color, LGBT, a person with a disability or a person whose background or experience would otherwise contribute to the diversity of Vedder Price and the legal profession. Applicants must be enrolled in one of the following law schools: Boston University, Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Emory, George Washington, Georgetown, Harvard, Northwestern, Notre Dame, NYU, Stanford, University of California-Berkeley, University of California-Irvine, University of California-Los Angeles, University of Chicago, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, University of Minnesota, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, University of Texas-Austin, University of Virginia, Vanderbilt, Washington University in St. Louis or Yale.

For more information, please see our 2019 Diversity Scholarship Overview and 2019 Diversity Scholarship Application. Applications must be submitted via email and will first be accepted December 1, 2018. Applications must be submitted by January 31, 2019. Interviews will be held in February 2019. The Scholarship recipients will be notified by March 1, 2019.

For more information, please contact:

Chicago 1L Diversity Scholarship

Pamela G. Masters
Manager of Legal Recruiting

New York 1L Diversity Scholarship

Elise H. Rippe
Manager of Legal Recruiting