Fellowships and Funding
Summer funding and postgraduate fellowships give students the opportunity to do the work they want to do to change the world. Recently, Michigan Law's Perry Watkins Fellowship supported Betsy Fisher's 1L summer internship serving refugees in Erbil, Iraq with the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project. The Dean's Public Service Fellowship supported Jane Jankie's 2L summer at Bronx Defenders serving indigent defendants in criminal matters. And the Clara Belfield-Henry Bates Overseas Fellowship supported Chloe Holzman's postgraduate work at the Asociacion Entre Amigos in San Salvador, El Salvador where she helped establish a new legal advocacy organization defending the rights of El Salvador's LGBTQ citizens. For more examples, take a look at our list of recent fellowship and funding recipients. As you can see, many Michigan Law students and alumni have benefitted from our programs that help make it financially feasible for you to do the work you want to do: Debt Management: Michigan Law's Loan Assistance Repayment Program is one of the best in the nation.
Summer Funding: Michigan Law supports many students each summer including guaranteed funding for all 2Ls who obtain summer internships with qualified government or public interest organizations.
Postgraduate Fellowships: Michigan Law has several postgraduate fellowships specifically for Michigan Law graduates and also provides extensive support to students who are pursuing external fellowships.
To learn more about fellowships and funding, check out each of these areas as well as the Office of Financial Aid's Supplemental Sources of Financial Aid.