The Law School has created the Justice Corps to support its graduates who are committed to working for the public good and encourage more graduates to begin their careers with a period of public service. Each year the program sends outstanding new alumni to work with non-profit legal organizations to increase access to justice for underrepresented individuals and communities.
To date, sixteen graduates have received these prestigious fellowships. Each fellowship provides $45,000 per year for full-time legal work sponsored by an existing organization and supervised by a licensed attorney. Past fellowships include:
How to Apply:
Administered by the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law, Justice Corps fellowships are awarded each spring to graduating students and alumni currently serving as judicial clerks. Fellows are selected by a faculty committee based on the potential impact of the proposed work and the demonstrated capacity of the applicant and the sponsoring organization to succeed in meeting the project goals. The number of fellowships available varies from year to year.
Julius Glickman Fellowship and G. Rollie White Fellowship 2015 application period is now closed. For sample application information, see:
Spring 2015 Program Description and Application Information.