Public Interest Funding Opportunities
CLIPS sponsors at least one fellowship information panel each year to help match students with potential grant opportunities. In addition, CLIPS disseminates specific fellowship information. The most current scholarship and funding opportunities for students will be posted here. For more information on possible scholarships, grants, and fellowships for students dedicated to public service, check with the Center for Professional Development.
New Funding Opportunities
Equal Justice Works maintains a list of public interest funding opportunities.
Summer Corps is a program of Equal Justice Works, and awards education award vouchers worth $1,175 to students working unpaid internships at public interest organizations. Learn more about Summer Corps with this presentation.
Currently Posted Opportunities
- Pangarap Scholarships
- Labor and Employment Law Summer Clerkship Grant
- WSBA Juvenile Law Section Bar Stipend
- Latina/o Bar Association Alena Suazo Scholarship
- Middle Eastern Legal Association of Washington
Gonzaga Loan Repayment Assistance Program
The program functions to provide selected graduates with loans of up to $4,000 a year to help meet the repayment of specified law school loans. If a graduate remains in qualifying public interest employment for at least one year after receipt of a loan under this program, the loan made by the law school will be forgiven. Graduates may apply annually for a total of five years of LRAP funding. Full information is available from the Financial Aid office.
Federal Student Aid Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Information coming soon…