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BC Clough Center Grants – Due April 11

The Boston College Clough Center for Constitutional Democracy has updated its grant opportunities for BC Law students. Please see the Clough Center’s website to learn more about summer research fellowships and summer public service fellowships and review application requirements. Applications for summer grants are due April 11, 2022.

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AccessLex Max Scholarship Drawing

A scholarship drawing invitation for BC Law students from AccessLex! Enter to win the chance to reduce your loan debt. How to Be the Next MAX Scholarship Winner of Up to $40,000Register for your Ask EDNA! account to access MAX – your free, personal finance program specifically designed for law school students. All you need to provide […]

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Public Interest Funding Workshop Series: Fellowship Panel and Discussion 3/18 at Noon

Friday, March 18th at Noon RSVP, Zoom link and panelist information on SAGE Hoping to land your dream job at a public interest organization? Project-based fellowships allow you to design it yourself and organization-based fellowships allow you to join an advocacy organization as a new attorney. Hear from BC Law faculty and alumni who began their public […]

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Equal Justice America Summer 2022 Fellowship Funding – Deadline March 24

Don’t miss the opportunity to apply for an Equal Justice America (EJA) Summer 2022 Fellowship and get funding. Deadline: March 24 To apply, students need to have a placement secured with an organization that provides civil legal assistance to people in need. EJA Fellowships now pay up to $5,000 for 10 weeks of full-time work. Students […]

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MLB Players Trust Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies – Due Feb. 16

Major League Baseball players are honoring the life of the late Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director, Michael Weiner, through the Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies. Awarded by the MLB Players Trust, this scholarship seeks to recognize and support the efforts of graduate and/or law school students dedicated to improving the lives of […]

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Public Interest Essay Competition- Due Feb. 1

Every year, the University of Pennsylvania Law Review runs the Public Interest Essay Competition (PIEC), a writing competition for student-authored articles on the topic of social justice and public interest law. The details are as follows: Submissions: an unpublished student-authored essay of 6,000 words, and a 500 word grant proposal that requests support for a specific […]

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ABA Janet D. Steiger Summer Fellowships

Deadline: Saturday, November 20th The Janet D. Steiger Fellowship Project provides law students the extraordinary opportunity to work in the consumer protection departments of state and territorial Offices of Attorneys General and other consumer protection agencies, including the National Association of Attorneys General and the Attorney General’s Office of the District of Columbia, throughout the […]

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Advocating for Workplace Justice – November 18th

Join the Peggy Browning Fund to learn about their summer fellowships, careers in workers’ rights and network with lawyers in the field.

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PILF Summer Stipends – Sign Up for the Stipends Email Announcements List

As part of Pro Bono Week, PILF presented on their summer stipends program – one of the opportunities for students at BC Law to receive funding for the critical work they are providing communities over the summer in addition to the Rappaport Fellowship, Clough Center grants and HHRP travel grants for human rights work abroad. Please view the program video, review […]

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Public Citizen’s 2022 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Competition

Public Citizen is pleased to announce the 2022 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Competition. This year’s topic is “Legal Remedies to Climate Change”. The prize for best essay is $5,000. Essays must be submitted by emailed on or before Friday, April 29, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, to Amanda Fleming at afleming@citizen.org. More information and additional […]