Announcing the inaugural Nguyen & Chen Fellowship
Announcing our Fellowship! We at Nguyen & Chen cherish education as a means to grow and uplift our communities, so that everyone can flourish.
As a society, we find ourselves at a crossroads. Meaningful access to legal services is increasingly restricted. While technology has disrupted countless sectors and industries, the legal field itself has proven quite resistant to change. More than ever, we need fresh, new voices.
Nguyen & Chen, LLP is proud to announce its inaugural Fellowship program whose purpose is to address this critical situation.
A $2500 Fellowship will be awarded to one (1) graduate student currently enrolled at an accredited law school in the United States.
If you are selected as the inaugural Nguyen & Chen Fellow, we will publish your winning essay on our website and disseminate it through all of our communications & marketing channels. We may ask you to participate in public talks, seminars and interviews on the topic of the evolution of the legal system. (This may be done virtually, depending on your location.)
In addition, you may be asked to serve as an “ambassador” for Nguyen & Chen for outreach and community-building purposes. At bottom, the Nguyen & Chen Fellowship is the ideal opportunity for someone who has a vision for transforming the legal field and is truly passionate about communicating his or her vision.
The use of the Fellowship money is unrestricted.
Law school students currently enrolled at an accredited school in the United States are eligible to apply for this Fellowship. Members of under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
Craft an essay of no more than 2500 words.
The theme of this year’s Fellowship essay:
Share your vision of the evolution of our legal system.
Some prompts you may consider:
- How can technology serve us best in evolving the legal system?
- How can the law school curriculum be re-designed to meet the needs of a 21st century society?
- What are the assumptions that are holding the field back from innovation and disruption?
All Fellowships are non-renewable.
- Only one (1) submission per student per year. Duplicate entries result in automatic disqualification.
- Any submitted essays must be the original work of the applicant.
By submitting your application to the Nguyen and Chen Fellowship, you certify that any information you provide to Nguyen & Chen, LLP is accurate and complete.
Additionally, students must provide proof of enrollment at an accredited U.S. university within 21 calendar days of notification. Examples of proof include an official letter of proof from the university or a copy of a tuition bill.
How to Submit Your Application for Our Legal Scholarship
To submit your application for our Fellowship, please provide your full details via the form below. In order to complete the application, you will need the following information and materials.
- Full Name
- Phone Number
- A PDF of your essay submission
- Proof of enrollment
Should you have any questions regarding this application, please contact us via email at [NC email].
Legal Scholarship Deadline
- Please submit all materials by the deadline: December 10, 2021.
- Winners of the competition will be announced by the 31st of December 2021 respectively. The Nguyen & Chen team will notify winners directly by email.
By applying to this legal scholarship, applicants automatically grant Nguyen & Chen, LLP permission to posts the applicant’s name, university, essay, and photo (when provided) to the Nguyen & Chen website in addition to other marketing and PR materials. In applying, applicants also grant our team permission to contact them via phone or email for information regarding the application.
Through your participation in this scholarship application, you provide our firm with your consent to confirm your admission to and attendance at the university by contacting the institution for verification.