Summer Corps, Writing Competition, and Labor Law Fellowships

Looking for Summer Funding Opportunities? Apply to Summer Corps 

Summer_Corps The application for the 2013 Summer Corps program opens Tuesday, December 18, 2012, and we will be accepting students into the program on a rolling basis until the application closes on Monday, March 18, 2013.

Summer Corps is an AmeriCorps-funded program that will provide 1L and 2L students with the opportunity to earn a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award for dedicating their summer to a qualifying legal project at a nonprofit public interest organization.

For more information on the Summer Corps program and application process, review our FAQs for applicants.

Interested in learning more? Equal Justice Works is hosting upcoming informational webinars. Members of its Federal Programs team will discuss in detail the Summer Corps program and how to create a successful application. Viewers will be able to ask questions during the webinar.

Summer Corps Program Overview and Successful Application Tips webinars:

In the meantime, please direct questions to summercorps@equaljusticeworks.org.

Law Students Writing Competition

Deadline: January 14, 2013

blakely_oceanThe University of Montana School of Law’s Public Land & Resources Law Review and the Section are pleased to announce the 2013 Student Writing Competition, in conjunction with the ABA Public Lands and Resources Law Symposium. Entries should demonstrate original thought on a question of legal and/or policy significance relating to the symposium topic of the role of public lands and oceans in America’s energy future.

The first place entry will be published in the symposium edition of the Public Land & Resources Law Review in the summer of 2013. Cash prizes will be award to winning submissions. Learn more. (Photo: Jen Marlow, Orcas Island, Washington.)

2013 Peggy Browning Fellowships—Apply by January 18, 2013

PeggyBrowningThe Peggy Browning Fund Fellowship Program is offering 2013 Summer and School-Year Fellowships. These Fellowships are funded positions in labor-related organizations throughout the United States. The School-Year Fellowship funds one part-time position in Chicago in 2013–2014. More information is available at www.peggybrowningfund.org. Application deadline: January 18, 2013. Apply online.