Posted: March 1st, 2012
Don’t miss out on this summer funding opportunity!
Summer Corps is now accepting online applications for the 2012 program. The deadline to apply is March 23, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. EDT.
Summer Corps is an AmeriCorps-funded program that will provide law 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. Summer Corps members may also serve at organizations that currently host Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellows and traditional Equal Justice Works Fellows.
As part of the 2012 Summer Corps program, 711 members:
- Gain first-hand experience and legal skills in areas such as client intake, representation and legal research and writing;
- Earn a $1,175 AmeriCorps education award voucher upon completion of 300 hours of service that can be used to pay current educational expenses or qualified student loans;
- Have access to Equal Justice Works’ network of alumni, experience and expertise as the nation’s largest provider of public interest opportunities for law students and attorneys; and
- Become an official member of AmeriCorps, one of the largest national service networks in U.S. history.
For more information, or to apply, visit http://www.equaljusticeworks.org/law-school/summercorps/more