Baron & Budd Public Interest Summer Fellowships

2023 Baron & Budd Summer Fellows: (back row) Luca Azzariti ’25, William Rocci ’25, Sophia Hess ’25; (front row) Marisol Sobek ’25, and Nina Colombotos ’24

In the summer of 2024, the Baron & Budd Public Interest Summer Fellowships Program will provide up to 3 fellows with a $8,000 stipend to work for at least 10 weeks under the supervision of an attorney at a qualified sponsoring organization.

A sponsoring organization must be a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit providing legal services and/or advocacy to underrepresented individuals or communities. Government agencies, labor unions, and legislative offices do not qualify as a sponsoring organization.  A public defender office does not qualify unless it is organized as a 501(c)(3).

The fellowships are supported by generous funding from Baron & Budd, PC.

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Application Information

Application due: March 8, 2024

This fellowship is awarded through the Summer Public Service Program (SPSP). For summer 2024 eligibility and application information, visit the SPSP Apply page.

The SPSP application includes an additional short statement for students applying for Justice Center named fellowships. To apply for this and other Justice Center named fellowships, apply to the SPSP program (with the additional short statement) by noon on Friday, March 8, 2024. Students selected for named fellowships will be informed by the end of March. Students who do not receive named fellowships will be considered for funding through the SPSP.

Other opportunities: