College Students

As you start college or continue to work toward your degree, please allow us to support you during your college years and in pursuit of admission to law school. Not only can we connect you with those in Cleveland's outstanding legal community, but we also offer programs to help you stay connected and gain valuable experience.

Louis Stokes Scholars Program

Amazing Opportunity, Paid Summer Internship 

The Stokes Scholars Program is a pipeline diversity initiative through which college students interested in pursuing careers in the law engage in paid summer legal internships of eight-week duration -- at Cleveland law firms, courts and legal nonprofits. Participating students, known as Stokes Scholars, must be graduates of the high schools in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (see the list at or its partner high schools - Horizon Science Academy Cleveland and Northeast Ohio College Preparatory School Cleveland, or Shaw High School in East Cleveland; or alumni of the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Summer Legal Academy and enrolled in college or scheduled to begin college in the fall following the summer program. Aspiring Stokes Scholars are asked to complete an application and participate in personal interviews.

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