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Diversity & Inclusion

The University of the Pacific community - including students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni - believes that diversity and inclusion are essential to the fulfillment of our institutional mission. We value inclusiveness in learning, curricular and co-curricular programming, campus climate, recruitment, admissions, hiring and retention.

Pacific McGeorge campus in residential Sacramento fosters a vibrant, supportive and welcoming community, which celebrates the many definitions of diversity in our student body and community.


Apply for NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund 2015 Law Student InternshipLearn more

LSAC Diversity Initiatives 2015 Summer Intern — Application deadline is Feb. 20, 2015 | Learn more (pdf)
The summer intern works under the general supervision of the Executive Director for Diversity Initiatives. The intern will assist office staff with LSAC’s diversity initiatives, including but not limited to, the website, Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars Programs, and LSAC Law School Forums. The intern will be expected to work a 37.5-hour week, and the compensation will be $22 per hour. The intern will work at the LSAC headquarters in Newtown, PA, and housing assistance will be provided, if needed.


Diversity in the Public Interest — Bar Exam Scholarship — Application deadline is Feb. 11, 2015 | Application
The California Bar Foundation is pleased to introduce this scholarship, which supports bar exam expenses for California law students from diverse backgrounds who plan to pursue careers in the public interest sector.

La Raza Lawyers Association Central Valley Chapter Hon. Mario G. Olmos Memorial Scholarship — Application deadline is Feb. 20, 2015 | Application and more information (pdf)
Awarded to deserving law students who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership ability, involvement in the Latino community, financial need, and ties to California’s Central Valley.

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Law Student Diversity Scholarship — Application deadline is May 31, 2015 | Additional Information (pdf)

ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund — Application deadline is March 2, 2015 | Application (pdf)
Intended to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to law school and to provide financial assistance to these students, the Scholarship Fund will award $5,000 of financial assistance annually to each scholarship recipient attending an ABA-accredited law school. An award made to an entering first-year student may be renewable for two additional years, resulting in financial assistance totaling $15,000 during his or her time in law school.

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