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Public Interest Fellowship

Public Interest Fellowship Application

Application Information

2018 APPLICATION PROCESS IS NOW CLOSED. PLEASE CHECK BACK IN EARLY 2019 FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE 2019 FELLOWSHIP

The SFLRLA Public Interest Law Fellowship is designed to provide financial assistance to law students with significant financial need who are working with Bay Area community-based legal service providers to enhance the delivery of legal services to the Latino community. Fellowships will be awarded in areas where there is a substantial Latino population in need of legal services. Priority will be given to fellowship applicants whose projects meet at least one of the following objectives: 

  1. Projects to develop or expand legal services in the areas of housing, education, employment, discrimination, immigration and naturalization. 
  2. Projects that develop materials and training to educate the Latino community about its legal rights and to facilitate its access to the justice system and the courts. 
  3. Projects that provide training, referral, recruitment and mentoring to law students. 

Other creative projects consistent with although not specifically identified within these guidelines will be considered. 

 

Award 

Up to 5 fellowships of no more than $5,000 each will be awarded to fund 2018 summer employment. Fellowship amounts will vary depending on the grant funding available and the applicant’s financial need. 

 
 
 

Questions 

Please contact Ray Manzo at raymond.manzo@gmail.com