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Scholarship Name:
Sonia & Celina Sotomayor Judicial Internship Program (SCSJIP) (College Student)
Scholarship Description:
Internship offered through SCSJIP to minority college students. 
Award Amount:
Number of Scholarships:
Multiple awards
Application Required:
Official Transcript(s) Required:
References and Letter of Recommendations Required:
Two (2) references
Interview Required:
Original Essay Required:
Additional Requirements and Information:
1)  Demonstrated interest in the legal system and/or the practice of law; 2) Resume required; 3) Writing sample (10 page max.) required; 4) Personal statement required; 5) Transcript(s) required; 6) Unofficial transcript(s) accepted; 7) Interns are awarded the following:  The Sotomayor Program’s College Division includes (1) an LSAT boot camp to focus the college students on the best law school to which they can gain entry, (2) rigorous academic, professional, and personal programming from legal research and writing to professional branding, wellness coaching, and soft skill trainings, and (3) the  signature program judicial internship experience to provide practical experience and mentorship opportunities.
  • Applications that ignore the ONE SINGLE pdf rule will be rejected. Please ensure that all of your materials are combined into one (1) master document titled as follows: ‘LAST NAME, FIRST NAME, SCS JIP College Division 2022.”
  • For the Summer 2022 program, the Sotomayor college program will run for eight (8) weeks on a full-time basis and include a four (4) week judicial internship and a four (4) week LSAT Prep program. Due to COVID-19 concerns, some portion or all aspects of the internship may be held in a virtual format.
New York, Nationwide
Eligibility Requirements:
Online application
Additional Applicant Requirements:
Must be an undergraduate student
Category (ies):
GPA, Ethnicity, Race, Merit-based, Community Service, Extracurricular Activities, Major/Field of Study
Web Site:
Point of Contact:
Sonia & Celina Sotomayor Judicial Internship Program

Deadline: Rolling

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