Scholarships & Internships
Lisa Atlas Genecov and Dr. Jeffrey S. Genecov
Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Law
The Center for Women in Law is pleased to announce the Lisa Atlas Genecov and Dr. Jeffery S. Genecov Endowed Presidential Scholarship for the Spring semester. The Genecov Atlas scholarship will provide three $3,3000 scholarships for three 2L, 3L or LLM students with a demonstrated commitment to advancing women’s issues and gender equity. This includes includes legal work in nonprofit, pro bono, government, and legislative settings.
The Center for Women in Law is a national resource and champion for women lawyers, generating lasting change within the legal profession. We envision a legal profession that exemplifies equity and justice for all. Founded in 2009 by women lawyers seeking to help future generations, the Center for Women in Law has had tremendous impact since its launch. We are actively seeking applicants who are interested in the Center’s strategic objectives:
- Advocating for systemic change in the legal profession;
- Supporting multiple paths to success for women pursuing legal careers at all levels;
- Empowering and encouraging women lawyers to confidently build, navigate and advance their careers;
- Celebrating the strength of individuals and the power of community to change the legal field;
- Building relationships and networks to support women lawyers; and
- Cultivating a pipeline of advocates.
Scholarships will be awarded based on 1) commitment to advancing women’s leadership and career goals, 2) involvement in student organizations and interest in promoting women at the law school, and 3) alignment with the Center’s strategic objectives.
Application information is available HERE.
The application deadline is noon on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.
Award notification will be sent to scholarship recipients by Tuesday, February 15, 2022.
The Wayne B. Duddlesten, Sr./Center for Women in Law
Endowment for Excellence Scholarship in Law
This scholarship was established by the Wayne B. Duddlesten Foundation to support students of high academic achievement with a preference given to individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing women’s leadership. Recipients of this scholarship will be referred to as Duddlesten Fellows.
Applications become available every fall for the academic year. If you have additional questions, please contact Student Financial Aid.
Each academic year, CWIL hires 6-8 student interns. Interns are involved in all aspects of CWIL business, including organizing and running student and practitioner focused events, research related to issues concerning women in the legal profession, corresponding with CWIL Founders and Leaders, drafting articles and press releases and editing major publications.
If you are interested in becoming an intern with CWIL, forward your resume to the Center for Women in Law.