Summer and Post-Graduate Funding
Georgetown provides substantial support to students and alumni pursuing non-profit and government legal opportunities through a variety of different programs. Explore how our summer funding programs and post-graduate funding and debt-relief programs can help you launch your legal career.
Georgetown Summer Funding Programs
Georgetown offers guaranteed summer funding for J.D. students engaged in public service summer activities in the form of Public Service Summer Grants of $3250 (for 1L, 1E/J, 2E/J students) or $5500 (for 2L, 3E/J students). In addition, EJF Summer Augmenting Awards can be used to supplement the Grant. Georgetown also administers several donor-funded summer fellowships, and PSJD offers additional funding resources to explore.
Note: The Public Service Summer Grant is a Georgetown-sponsored grant. As of April 1, 2022, the University’s reinstated its standard international travel policy. Any student travel facilitated by the Law Center, including via funding, must comply with this policy. Students who are contemplating Law Center-supported travel to a destination currently considered an Elevated Risk Region must request advance permission from the Office of Transnational Programs. Please review the information on available on the Transnational Programs site, which outlines the policy and approval request process.
Loan Repayment Assistance Programs
Georgetown’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) assists J.D. graduates in pursuing public interest careers. Graduates who qualify for LRAP benefits receive assistance with monthly student loan payments in the form of interest-free loans from Georgetown Law. To learn more about LRAP, additional federal loan repayment programs and other ways to afford a post-graduate career in public interest law, read Loan Repayment and Financing a Public Interest Career.