Public Interest Summer Grants

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Each year summer grants are awarded to students who are taking unpaid summer public interest and public sector jobs. Funding for these grants comes from several sources.

In 2018, $181,426 was awarded to students from law school and student-raised funds. There were 92 first- and second-year students who received funding. Grant recipients worked in nonprofit organizations, legal aid offices, state and federal government agencies, public defender offices, and district attorneys' offices across 12 states.

2018-2019 Summer Grant Timeline

Application Process (1L & 2L)

The early decision process for 2019 Summer Grants is closed. The Spring 2019 Summer Grant application period will open up Tuesday, February 12, 2019. To find out detailed information about the early decision application process, please visit here to view a CDO Career Cast.

Questions? Contact April Giancola in CDO.

To view additional details and a sample Summer Grant Application, visit My Carolina Law.

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