Diversity Scholarship Program

The Nexsen Pruet Diversity Scholarship Program illustrates the firm’s commitment to diversity inside our walls and in the legal profession as a whole. We have an obligation to promote diversity by providing more and better opportunities to deserving law school students.

In 2008, Nexsen Pruet launched the Nexsen Pruet Diversity Scholarship Program. The scholarship is awarded to two underrepresented or diverse law students who are enrolled at an ABA accredited law school. The program recipients receive a $5,000 scholarship and a paid summer associate position. Since the inception of the scholarship program, we have awarded 42 scholarships at a total investment of $130,000.

These scholarships go to underrepresented or diverse law students planning careers in South or North Carolina and our hope is to:

Download a copy of the rising 2L Fall scholarship application.

Application Open

Friday, June 18, 2021

Application Submission

Friday, July 19, 2021

Interviews

Monday, August 2 – Friday, August 6, 2021

Rising 1L spring scholarship application information to come.

Application Open

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Application Submission

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Interviews

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Learn more about our Diversity Scholarship recipients from 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018.

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