The Public Interest Project (PIP) grant provides up to $5,000 for 1L and 2L students who accept unpaid summer positions with non-profit, public interest, or government organizations.

JD students who wish to be considered for a PIP grant for the summer of 2019 must complete the intent to apply form by 5:00 p.m. on November 16, 2018.

Please also review the 2018-2019 Applicant Packet for detailed information about the requirements for the grant.

Important Dates

  • November 16, 2018: Intent-to-Apply Form due to by 5:00 p.m.
  • January 25, 2019: Work-Study application must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office
  • January 31, 2019: All Gala items and phone banking hours must be completed
  • February 28, 2019: 28th Annual Public Interest Project Gala and 1st Annual Student After Party
  • March 18, 2019:
    • Written grant applications must be e-mailed to by 5:00 p.m.
    • All PIP, Gala, and Community Service Hours must be completed and logged on the PIP Website Applicant Portal by 5:00 p.m.
  • April 1, 2019: Your employment confirmation letter must be emailed to by 5:00 p.m.
  • TBD: All grant recipients will attend a mandatory meeting regarding grant disbursement details.
  • May 1, 2019: All employment documents are due to the Law School Payroll department by 5:00 pm.