Due May 9: UW Law Summer Internship Loan Program
Established through the University of Washington School of Law Day Karr Fund, UW Law is offering financial support to qualified first-year and second-year law students who have unpaid summer internships doing law-related work for a total of at least 200 hours. Priority will be given to students with public service (non-pirofit, government, judicial) internships. Each loan award will be a maximum of $2,000. Repayment will begin three (3) months after the date of disbursement. Interest will accrue at 0%, both during the 3-month grace period and during the repayment period. The borrower will have until March 31, 2019 to repay the award in full. Read more and apply here.
May 10: Q&A with Thomas A. Saenz MALDEF President & General Counsel
A group of women demonstrating on the U.S. Supreme Court steps prayed over Thomas Saenz, President and General Counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund the weekend before oral arguments on President Barack Obama’s immigration executive action.
Saenz argued for the first time before the High court focusing on the lives of millions of immigrants who would benefit from Obama’s executive action. RSVP here.
Due May 15: 2Ls, enter to win up to $40,000 for tuition
As things wrap up, we at AccessLex are celebrating the first year of the MAX program and the upcoming Grand Prize Scholarship Drawing on May 15 in which two lucky MAX-participating students will each receive up to $40,000 toward their 2L tuition.
We can’t wait to help make two students’ law school experience a whole lot easier with these scholarships. But more than that, we cannot thank you enough for your partnership in the program this year. We look forward to bringing you MAX for 1Ls AND 2Ls this coming academic year, and to releasing the program even earlier on June 1. Read more here.
Due May 29: Huneke Fellowship for international law
The Huneke Fellowship is an annual program administered by the Washington State Bar Association’s International Practice Section (IPS). The Fellowship is designed to provide real-world experience, networking opportunities, and modest financial assistance for a law student interested in the international practice of law. Each year the IPS awards one Huneke Fellowship, which includes a $1,000 stipend, to a current 1L or 2L student. Read more here.