William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law

“That they may truly and impartially administer justice”

Baron & Budd Public Interest Scholarship Program


Students: Students are in their 2nd or 3rd year at Texas Law. Non-profit public interest organizations select their own student interns.

Selection: Typically four to six students receive scholarships ranging from $4000–$4500. Recipients are selected based on their academic credentials, commitment to public service, and the sponsoring organization. A student is only eligible to receive this scholarship once.

Placements: Students must work for a non-profit organization under the supervision of an attorney providing legal services to underserved individuals or communities in central Texas. Students work a minimum of 300 hours at their placements.

Timeframe: Students must complete their hours during the academic year for which the scholarship was awarded.

Credit: Students cannot earn academic credit for their work.


Eden Harrington
Director of Clinical Programs
(512) 232-7068
Office: CCJ 1.326A
Faculty Profile

The University of Texas School of Law
727 E. Dean Keeton Street
Austin, Texas 78705
Campus Mail Code: D1800

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