By MsJdPublic InterestFellowship • February 10, 2013•Nonprofits and the Public Interest
Ms. JD is pleased to be offering $500 scholarships for law students working in public interest law this summer.
This year's essay topic asks applicants to explain their philosophy as a public interest attorney. How do you believe the law serves as a vehicle for social change? How could your desired public interest position/career impact an issue you believe is important?
Ms. JD is thrilled to continue our annual support of women pursuing public interest careers, as part of our ongoing efforts to support mentoring and career development at home and abroad. We will feature blog posts from our winners throughout the summer, and hope to start a discussion about the unique role of women public interest attorneys in the profession.
Unpaid judicial externs also qualify for these scholarships. Students need not have a placement at the time of their application, but must send an offer letter to Ms. JD by the beginning of the summer.
To apply, please send a resume, anticipated employer, other sources of funding, and essay on the aforementioned topic to Bence@ms-jd.org. Please include your Ms. JD user ID in your cover letter or in the plain text of your email. Applications are due no later than March 15, 2013.