The first place winner receives $1,000 and publication in the American Indian Law Review, an official periodical of the University of Oklahoma College of Law with international distribution. The second place winner receives $500, and third place receives $250. Each of the three winning authors will also be awarded an eBook copy of Felix S. Cohen's Handbook of Federal Indian Law, provided by LexisNexis, and will be recognized on the masthead of the American Indian Law Review.
The winner of the first prize will receive the amount of $3,000
The winner of the second prize will receive the amount of $2,000
The winner of the third prize will receive the amount of $1,000
Depending on FY2018 Congressional appropriations, the quality of applications, and potential host office participation, Sea Grant anticipates funding not less than 30 selected applicants, of which those assigned to the Legislative branch may be limited to 12. Each award will be funded at a total of $56,500 in federal funding, with the option by the host office to add no more than $10,000 for fellow travel related to host office duties, for a maximum of $66,500. Awards are for one year (2/1/2018-1/31/2019) and cannot be renewed.
A guaranteed callback interview with a Goodwin office of their choice during the interview season after the student’s first year of law school, to allow the student to be considered for a position in our summer associate program during the summer after the student’s second year of law school;
- As part of the callback interview process, fellows will also be considered for the Wayne A. Budd and Marian A. Tse Diversity Scholarships, providing selected recipients with a paid summer position in one of Goodwin’s U.S. domestic offices during the 2018 summer associate program and an additional $10,000 toward tuition for the third year of law school, paid out upon completion of the summer program. In addition to the selection criteria listed below, those who have overcome obstacles in pursuing a legal career and have demonstrated the tenacity and talent to excel in the legal profession will be considered. Named in honor of diversity trailblazers and champions Wayne A. Budd and Marian A. Tse, these scholarships are designed to help make our workplace and profession more diverse.
- The opportunity to participate in select summer associate events for 2Ls while working in their public interest law position during their first year summer; and
- Attorney advisors to help fellows succeed in their public interest law position, and to help introduce them to Goodwin.