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 2017, over $146,000 was awarded to students from law school and student-raised funds. There were 54 first- and second-year students who received funding; 39 received the maximum award of $3,000. Grant recipients worked in nonprofit organizations, legal aid offices, state and federal government agencies, public defender offices, and district attorneys' offices across 7 states and one international placement.

2017-2018 Summer Grant Timeline

Application Process (1L & 2L)

The 2017-18 grant timeline will be posted late Summer 2017.

Questions? Contact April Giancola in CDO.

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

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