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Family Law Fellows

Each year, the Family Law Center awards five to ten fellowships to incoming students who have an interest in practicing family law, whether in the public or private sector, and a record of outstanding academic achievement and leadership.  Selected students receive $5,000.00 to fund a full-time (10 weeks at 40 hours a week) family law summer internship in the public sector.  Family law fellows work closely with the Family Law Center, meeting throughout the year, to increase their exposure to and knowledge of family law and to help them network and connect with local family law attorneys and opportunities.  

The Family Law Center chooses recipients based on the following criteria: 
  1. Interest in/commitment to practicing family law;
  2. Academic record; and
  3. Leadership skills 
In order to apply for a fellowship, please submit a resume, an undergraduate transcript (unofficial is acceptable), and a two to three page statement describing how you meet the above criteria to the Family Law Center Executive Director, Cheryl Price, at​. Fellowship applications are due every year by April 1st at 5:00 p.m. C.S.T.  When submitting application materials, please indicate “DePaul Family Law Summer Scholarship” in the subject line.