Dean's Summer Service Grant
Guaranteed funding for 2Ls who secure qualifying positions.
- $3000 guarantee to Duke Law 2Ls who secure qualifying positions for Summer 2010.
- Qualifying Positions include: local, state, or federal government internships; not-for-profit organizations or non-governmental organizations (including international); and summer judicial internships.
- Students must commit to at least 10 weeks at 40 hours per week in order to qualify for a full Grant; funding may be pro-rated for lesser commitments or split summers.
- Students must complete at least 10 hours of pro bono service within the school year prior to the application deadline for funding (mid-Spring Semester 2010); pro bono hours will be coordinated with and tracked by the PIPB Office.
- Students may seek additional funding (e.g., from employers directly, Equal Justice Works Summer Grants, Stanback Fellowships, PILF, etc.) up to a total amount of $5000 (i.e., up to $2000 in other funding) without a reduction in the Grant amount.
Horvitz Public Law Fellowship
Competitive fellowship available to 1Ls and 2Ls who secure qualifying public law-related summer positions.
- Newly-established competitive summer fellowship available to 1L and 2L students.
- Qualifying public law-related summer positions include experiences that contribute to a student's understanding of the Constitutional framework. Some examples include: state Attorneys General and Solicitor Generals; Department of Justice; other Federal positions where the work is related to Constitutional matters; federal executive branch office internships, including positions with the White House or Cabinet offices; and positions with organizations that work on issues of federalism, civil liberties, or other constitutional law-related issues. Summer judicial internships also are qualified positions for a Horvitz Public Law Fellowship.
- Administered along with the Law School's Endowed Summer Fellowships, which also are competitive funding opportunities available to 1L and 2L students with a 2L funding preference. Applications will be available in Spring Semester.