Grants & Scholarships

Summer Public Interest Employment Program
Loyola Law School Students should also be aware of SPIEP Funding, which can total as much as $3,500.  (Note:  SPIEP and PILF Grants can be combined, and students are encouraged to apply to both.)

Summer Public Interest Grants
Public Interest Scholarships from PILF are awarded to select Loyola Law School students (1L-2L, 1E-3E) who work for an approved public interest law firm during the summer. Criteria for the award include demonstrated commitment to PILF, public interest participation, and other factors.

APPLY HERE.   Deadline SUNDAY, APRIL 2, at 1:00pm.

Public Interest Bar Stipends
A few Loyola Law School students demonstrating strong commitment to public interest law may be awarded the prestigious PILF Bar Stipend, awarded following graduation, to be used in preparation for the California BAR exam.

APPLY HERE.  Deadline SUNDAY, APRIL 2, at 1:00pm.

Since our founding in 1993, these fellowships have supported full-time and part-time summer positions at a variety of nonprofit agencies, including:

  • AIDS Project Los Angeles
  • The Alliance for Children’s Rights
  • Appalachian Legal Research & Defense Fund
  • Bet Tzedek
  • The Center for Human Rights & Constitutional Law
  • The Center for Law in the Public Interest
  • Dependency Court Legal Services
  • Inner City Law Center
  • International Law Center for Human, Economic, and Environmental Defense (Costa Rica)
  • Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office
  • Los Angeles County Public Defender
  • Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center
  • National Health Law Program
  • Neighborhood Legal Services
  • New Orleans Public Defender
  • Public Counsel
  • SAG-AFTRA
  • SEIU
  • San Fernando Valley Legal Services
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency

BARWINNERS PILF Scholarship – NEW FOR 2016
Two Online Barwinners Intensive Course full scholarships (value $6649) have been donated to PILF.  Applicants fill out a short application form and a 1-2 page short essay.  APPLY HERE.