SABA Foundation Fellowship (Deadline April 2, 2012)
March 15, 2012 at 3:42 PM
South Asian Bar Association Northern California Foundation
2012 Public Interest Fellowship Application
Don't miss this great opportunity to obtain funding for summer public interest positions! Please note the last day to submit an application is April 2, 2012 by 5:00pm.
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 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 of 2012. In addition, applicants must have demonstrated commitment to serving 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. Strong preference will be afforded to applicants who are enrolled in a Northern California law school and employed at a Northern California organization doing work that directly impacts the South Asian community.
Applicants must submit the following materials:
(1) Completed application form
(2) Essay responses
(3) Resume with two references
(4) Completed employer form
(5) Completed financial information form; and
(6) Unofficial law school transcript.
Applicants may also submit the following optional materials: letters of recommendation, and any additional evidence of financial need.
Application materials must be sent no later than 5 p.m. on April 2, 2012 to the following email address:
Amanpreet Kaur, SABA Foundation Secretary
For more information and to download the application, CLICK HERE.