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Peggy Browning Fund Conference – Apply for Nominations by September 4, 2014

The Peggy Browning Fund’s 16th Annual National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference takes place October 17-18, 2014 in Linthicum Heights, MD. The University of Texas School of Law may nominate an unlimited number of students to attend the conference. One student, however, will be eligible for conference sponsorship (including on-site meals and lodging expenses) by […]

Rising 2Ls & 3Ls: Ms. JD 2014 Summer Public Service Scholarships Available – Apply by May 23, 2014

Ms. JD has announced that five winners will receive a $500 scholarship to support their continued commitment to public service work this summer. Winners will post on the blog each month this summer to start a discussion about the unique role of women public interest attorneys in the profession. Applications are due no later than […]

2Ls & 3Ls: Baron & Budd Public Interest Scholarship Program

The Baron & Budd Scholarship Program will provide up to four scholarships of $5,000 to support 2Ls and 3Ls who commit to working 300 hours during the 2014-15 academic year with a non-profit organization providing legal services to underserved individuals or communities in central Texas.  An interested student must arrange an organizational sponsor for his […]

1Ls & 2Ls: Need Funding/More Funding for Your Summer Fellowships? Equal Justice America May Help

We have received word that Equal Justice America (EJA) has additional summer fellowship funding for UT Law students. EJA fellowships fund the work of law students interning with domestic non-profits that provide civil legal services to the poor. While students without existing funding will be prioritized, students that have received funding through other sources are […]

Equal Justice America: Summer 2014 Funding Available for UT Law Students

We just received word that Equal Justice America (EJA) has additional summer fellowship funding for UT Law students. EJA fellowships fund the work of law students interning with domestic non-profits that provide civil legal services to the poor. While students without existing funding will be prioritized, students that have received funding through other sources are […]

2014 Scott Ozmun Fellowship – Applications due by Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The Scott Ozmun Fellowship will provide $5,000 to a rising 2L or 3L to work with local law firms on pro bono cases through Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas. The fellowship recipient works under the supervision of a VLS attorney for a minimum of 300 hours during the academic year, assisting lawyers at local law […]

2014 AmeriCorps Legal Fellowships – Application Deadline Extended to Friday, May 2, 2014

We just received word that Equal Justice Works extended the deadline and loosened the criteria for its AmeriCorps JD (formerly Summer Corps) education voucher program. Previously, these funds were available only to students who committed to serve Veterans or victims of disaster for at least 20 percent of their summer service. Now, all students serving […]

2014 AmeriCorps Legal Fellowships – Applications due Tuesday, April 15, 2014

This year, the focus of Equal Justice Works’ AmeriCorps JD (formerly Summer Corps) is on providing legal service to veterans. As in past years, law students who participate have the opportunity to earn a $1,175 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award – a voucher for educational expenses – for dedicating 300 hours of service to a qualifying legal […]

Equal Justice America Law Student Fellowship – Apply by March 24, 2014

The Equal Justice America (EJA) Law Student Fellowship funds work aimed at meeting the needs of the poor. Summer fellowships pay up to $4,000 for 10 weeks of full-time work. Students must line up a placement with an established organization that provides civil legal assistance to the poor and then submit an application to EJA. See list of […]

Patton Boggs Foundation Public Policy Fellowship – Apply by Thursday, March 20

The Patton Boggs Foundation is pleased to contribute a fellowship worth $5,000 to support a UT Law student who has completed either his/her first or second year of law school and will be working on public policy and related matters for a government agency, international organization or nonprofit public interest organization. A preference will be given […]