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How to Apply

Pepperdine Caruso School of Law students completing their first year of study may apply to become Palmer Center Fellows. Students enrolled in the JD/MBA program at Pepperdine University, and who have more than one year of law school curriculum remaining as of the application deadline, may also apply.

Application deadline to apply is on June 16 by 5:00 pm.

Depending on the number of applications received, the Palmer Center may limit the number of new students admitted into the Palmer Center. Applicants will be considered based upon the strength of the materials submitted as well as a personal interview with a Palmer Center Staff member.

Become a Palmer Center Fellow

To apply to become a Palmer Center Fellow, please submit the following:

  • A current resume
  • A one-page essay discussing your interest in a Palmer Center Fellowship, how you may benefit the Palmer Center, and any other information you wish to provide.
  • Optional: A completed course grid showing your proposed course of study at the Palmer Center. (Please select course grid and go to [File-Download as-Microsoft Excel] to download the Palmer Center Course Grid Guide.  This link is accessible only when signed into your Pepperdine email account. 
Helpful Information: The certificate program is popular among law students, so best to apply early ahead of June 16 deadline.  Applications can be submitted before the school of law course schedule is released. The course grid is just your self guide to update your tracks progress towards certificate credits.
  • Most recent unofficial full transcripts
  • A completed online application. Please have documents ready before beginning the application process. To complete the application, please select Application Form.  Note this link is accessible only when signed into your Pepperdine email account.

Students on academic probation may not become a Palmer Center Fellow.

Please send email with any questions to: PalmerCenter@pepperdine.edu

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