BC Law students are invited to participate in the Public Citizen 2022-2023 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Competition. This year’s topic is “Ensuring Access to the Right to Vote”. The prize for best essay is $5,000. Essays must be submitted by email on or before Friday, April 29, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, to Amanda […]
Applications are open for the 2023 Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties! The fellowship is open to first-year law students who intend to carry out significant activities during the summer (in between their first and second year) in the areas of civil rights and/or civil liberties. Fellows each receive a $2,000 honorarium. Proposed activities may include a […]
We hope to see you at PILF’s Annual Auction and celebration of public interest! RSVP today!
PILF is partnering with the Children’s Rights Group, the Women’s Law Center, and If/When/How to host a bake sale on Wednesday, March 15. All proceeds from the bake sale support the Wonderfund’s “Period Party,” which is an initiative developed to provide youth involved with DCF with necessary menstrual products. You can purchase baked goods outside […]
Stipends of $6,000 for Law Students’ Summer Internships The Massachusetts Bar Foundation (MBF) is pleased to announce the availability of applications for its 2023 Legal Intern Fellowship Program. Established in 1996, the Program seeks to encourage careers in public interest law, while contributing valuable legal support to organizations serving the under-represented in Massachusetts. Law students […]
The MBA is pleased to announce that the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Scholarship is being offered again this year! This is an exciting program as it’s a great opportunity for graduating students seeking careers in public interest law to get both recognition and a $10,000 financial award. For more information and the […]
The University of Pennsylvania Law Review is pleased to invite BC Law students to participate in its eighth annual Public Interest Essay Competition. The Competition has been renamed the Dorothy E. Roberts Public Interest Essay Competition, in recognition of Professor Roberts’ immense, pervasive impact on not only the Penn Law community but communities around the country. The […]
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 […]
The Berkeley Law Foundation (BLF) is now soliciting proposals for one-year public interest legal projects to begin in 2023. BLF traditionally awards one to two grants per year to individuals undertaking public interest law projects that will serve legally disadvantaged or politically under-represented groups and promote systemic change. They view their grants as seed money for […]
Law students who represent a diverse or underrepresented group and who accept an internship at certain Washington, D.C. antitrust, consumer protection, or privacy agencies or non-profits can seek funding from the ABA Antitrust Law Section. Qualified entities include the Antitrust Division, the FTC, CFPB, AAI, and more. Eligible applicants can complete this form.