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OPIA announces the following deadlines for their internally administered fellowships. Mark your calendar and make an appointment to speak with an OPIA advisor!

Early Decision Fellowships
Applications due one month before final bar filing deadline.
This program awards funding to 3Ls and judicial clerks who are pursuing positions in states whose final bar deadline is before early May and who obtain a host organization that promises permanent employment at the end of the fellowship year and offers training to their fellows.

David A. Grossman Fund Fellowship
October 19, 2020 5:00 pm
The DAG Fund awards a $50,000 fellowship to one HLS student or alum currently on a judicial clerkship who demonstrates exceptional promise as a public interest attorney to work at an existing nonprofit using a community-based lawyering model.

Archie Southgate Fellowship at GBLS
December 1, 2020 5:00 pm
The Archie Southgate Fellowship at GBLS awards funding for a one-year fellowship at Greater Boston Legal Services.

Public Service Venture Fund Seed Grant
Letter of intent: December 1, 2020 5:00 pm
3Ls may submit a letter of intent to express interest and get feedback before the formal application deadline.

Final application deadline: January 15, 2021 5:00 pm
PSVF Seed Grants provide funding for any project that is in an early stage, innovative, sustainable, and furthers social justice.

Public Service Venture Fund Organization-Based Fellowships
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) changes: January 8, 2021 5:00 pm

Meet with an OPIA advisor: January 15, 2021
Applicants must meet with an OPIA advisor in person or over the phone to review their job search.

Final application deadline: February 8, 2021 5:00 pm
PSVF Organization-Based Fellowships are intended to help launch students’ and clerks’ public interest careers at the public service organization of their choice that otherwise is not hiring at the entry-level.

Heyman Post-Grad Fellowship
March 23, 2021 5:00 pm
The Heyman Fellowship Program was established to encourage HLS graduates to pursue careers in federal government.