If you plan to apply for Equal Justice Foundation summer funding from Georgetown for a government or non-profit summer 2014 internship you submit a simple online Initial Application by Tuesday, January 28th at 5pm. You do not need to have a summer internship offer to submit the initial application and you can remove your name from the list at any point. NOTE: While this initial application is easy and non-binding, it is also mandatory! If there’s any possibility that you will want funding, you MUST submit the initial application by January 28th.
What is EJF Summer Funding?
EJF Summer funding is available to J.D. students engaging in unpaid law-related work for a public interest organization or governmental entity (including judicial internships). For summer 2014, the EJF Fellowship base amounts will be $3,250 for 2Ls/3Es and $3,000 for 2Es/1Ls/1Es, with moneys earned from the EJF auction, phone drive, and related fundraising added to the base amounts.
What are the requirements to be eligible for EJF Summer Funding?
Eligibility for EJF summer funding is simple. To obtain the funding, simply follow the guidance on the EJF Guaranteed Summer Funding website. Most immediately, make sure to submit your Initial Application by 5:00 pm January 28, 2014. (If you have difficulty following the Initial Application link above, paste the following into your browser window: http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/forms/?formid=308. All recipients must also complete 3 hours of volunteering for the Equal Justice Foundation student group.
How will my required volunteering help increase my summer funding?
All money made through the EJF auction and related fundraising will be added directly into the EJF base amount. Volunteer opportunities will be available beginning soon in preparation for EJF’s biggest fundraiser of the year, the EJF Auction, which will be held on Tuesday, March 4th. The EJF student group will email all Initial Applicants in the next few weeks to coordinate volunteer opportunities. If you’re eager to start volunteering now, please contact EJF at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How can I learn more about EJF Summer Funding?
Join us for a Summer Funding Open House in OPICS (MCD 212) on Friday, January 17 from 2-3pm. You can also check out our EJF Guaranteed Summer Funding website anytime, email email@example.com, or come by OPICS with any questions about funding or eligibility.
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