Financial Assistance for Public Interest Students

Students dedicated to a career in public interest law receive significant support at UCI Law, including opportunities within and outside of school.  In addition to a robust public interest curriculum, experiential learning opportunities, speakers, and tailored career counseling, UCI Law understands that financial assistance is necessary in order to support those with aspirations of serving the public good.

Public Service Fellow Andrew Spink and Legal Aid Society attorney Mike Gaitley

Public Service Fellows

Incoming students honored as Public Service Fellows get three-year, full-tuition scholarships in addition to specialized programming and mentoring.

Alumni working at DFEH

Loan Repayment Assistance Program

LRAP encourages and supports graduates dedicated to a career in public service law, by removing the financial burden created by federal education loans, including undergraduate and law school loans.

Student at PILF auction

Public Interest Law Fund (PILF)

Students raise funds year-round to provide stipends, in conjunction with the Meyerhoff fellowships, for all students doing public interest legal work each summer.