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NYSACDL Foundation Law Student

Internship Stipend Program

 

Do you have a criminal defense internship this summer? Apply today for a limited number of $1,000 stipends to help with your summer expenses!

 

Only 5 Available – Apply By May 31st!

 

Everyone who applies will receive a free NYSACDL membership!*

 

Apply using PDF form or form below by May 31, 2019!

 

The NYSACDL Foundation Internship Scholarship Stipend Program was started in 2019 by the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NYSACDL). This program is designed to encourage a diverse pool of law students in New York State to consider careers in criminal defense practice through successful summer internships.

 

This program will award five $1,000 stipends to qualified students in New York with internships already secured in private or public criminal defense practices. Stipends will be awarded based upon determination of the student’s commitment to criminal defense practice and financial need.

 

Students must be registered and in good standing at an accredited New York State Law School with internships already secured in a New York State criminal defense practice. Recipient will be chosen by a selection committee following submission of an application and brief written statements. Statements should include demonstrated commitment to criminal defense practice and financial need.

 

 

All are encouraged to apply!

Effort will be made to give awards to a diverse pool of students!

 

Interested?

 

Apply using PDF form or form below by May 31, 2019!

 

Recipients will be chosen by June 17, 2019.

 

*Membership Good until 12/31/2019.

 

Stipend Application Form

Applicant Information (Required):

 

Internship Information (Required): 






 

Demographic Information (Optional):

Please help us ensure awards are given to a diverse pool of students by answering the optional questions below.












 

Statement of Interest (Required):

Please upload a 250-500 -word statement indicating your background, expected internship results, commitment to criminal defense practice, and financial need. 

Certification (Required):

I affirm that the statements and information set herein are true and correct, and that any falsification or willful misstatements or omissions intended to mislead the Selection Committee will forfeit my right to receive any award resulting from this application.