Austin Bar Association Diversity Fellowship Program – Deadline Extended to Friday, Feb. 17, 2017

The Diversity Committee of the Austin Bar Association is pleased to announce its Diversity Fellowship Program.  Each fellow will be awarded a split-summer internship of at least 10 weeks.  The first half of the summer will be spent with a public sector employer (e.g., State District or County court -at-Law Judge, County or District Attorney’s Office) selected by the Committee and the second half of the split-summer internship will be spent with a mid- to large-sized firm, also selected by the Committee.  Each fellow will receive a $5,000 stipend to fund his or her split-summer internship.  All participating employers will be located in the Austin area.

To apply for the Diversity Fellowship Program, please provide the application form, a copy of your resume, writing sample, and short essay as indicated on the application.  Deadline has been extended, so please submit your completed application to Nicole Simmons in the CSO at by Friday, February 17, 2017.

Questions regarding the Fellowship Program and application process should be directed to Tony Nelson at or Leslie Dippel at