The Public Interest Law Fellowship (PILF) includes a 50% scholarship for tuition and fees in exchange for community service during school and a commitment to practice public interest law for four years following graduation.
The fellowship offers a comprehensive, integrated program designed to train students for careers in public service. The program provides specialized counseling, frequent exposure to public interest lawyers and policy makers, and numerous opportunities for "hands on" experience in public interest law internships.
Pursue Justice at UMass Law
UMass Law teaches the principles and rules of law, as well as the essential theoretical frameworks. Pro bono work, internships, and Law School clinics are part of the curriculum to ensure extensive experiential learning. It is a legal education that builds the fundamental skills and values that will support the pursuit of justice.