The Coelho Law Fellowship Program

Sponsoring Organization:

The Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy and Innovation

Our mission is to bring together and foster the development of leaders from our disability community. In particular, we believe in creating a strong pipeline of law students with disabilities who will go on to serve as attorneys, judges, public policy professionals, and public servants. Our ultimate goal is to increase representation the legal profession.

Application Deadline:
April 15

Some application deadlines have not yet been announced. In those cases, the dates posted are based on the scholarship provider’s most recent information. Please confirm each deadline via the provider’s website.

Eligibility Requirements:

Students who identify as a person with a disability/disabled are encouraged to apply.

Currently enrolled in a community college, college, or university, or be a recent graduate

Award Description:

Our 2024-2025 Coelho Law Fellowship offers:
A two-week summer intensive disability rights law course held virtually in the evenings from June 17th - June 28th. An in-person conference held at Loyola Law School on July 9-10, 2024. An academic year-long virtual course from August 2024 to May 2025 on the first Saturday of the month from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PST. Academic and planning support throughout the law school application process and during law school.