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South Asian Bar Association of Northern California (SABA NC) Foundation – Public Interest Fellowship

Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis


The Foundation provides financial assistance in the form of a summer fellowship for a law student working at a public interest or government agency. The primary purpose of the fellowship is to help fund a student’s internship with a public interest organization or government agency in Northern California that is doing work, which impacts the South Asian community and/or the Northern California community-at-large.

Each applicant must be a current law student in good standing and must plan to be employed or intern with a public interest organization or government agency during the summer. In addition, applicants must have demonstrated commitment to serving issues that impact the South Asian community. The Foundation considers all of the materials submitted by the applicant, with particular weight given to the applicant’s essay. Other factors that the Foundation may consider include commitment to public service, financial need, academic achievement, and other personal circumstances. The fellowship is open to all law students.

Award: Varies