Student and post-graduate fellowships offer valuable opportunities to gain practical experience, ease the financial burdens associated with pursuing a public-interest career and offer needed assistance to organizations providing legal services to underserved constituencies. Several fellowship programs are available for students.
Wayne Law Public Interest Law Fellowships – This program provides stipends to students who commit to perform 10 weeks of full-time work for public-interest organization during the summer.
Wayne Law International Public Interest Law Fellowships – This program allows students to receive a stipend to work for selected non-governmental organizations in countries around the world during the summer on a range of issues including human rights and the environment.
PSJD Postgraduate Fellowships – In addition to the online database, the printed Comprehensive Fellowship Guide provides detailed information regarding more than 300 fellowships, fellowship sponsors and fellowship funding. The printed guide is available in the Career Services Office.
Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps JD Veteran’s Legal Corps – Wayne Law students working with veterans or military families may be eligible to apply for this program and earn a $1,175 education award voucher that may be applied to current tuition or federal student loan debt. Applications for winter start (Jan. 1 through April 30) are due by Thursday, Jan. 15.