K&L Gates Public Interest Fellowship Program 2013-2014 Application Deadlines

The Pittsburgh Foundation and K&L Gates LLP are proud to offer the K&L Gates Public Interest Fellowship Program. The fellowship was established in September 1999 to offer law students the opportunity to assist public service organizations located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

In 2014, the program will offer one successful candidate a fellowship that enables them to spend 8 weeks of their summer working at Education Law Center. For additional details about Education Law Center, please click on the link below.

  • Education Law Center provides free legal assistance and advice to parents, advocates and other professionals on issues of public education. For more information, please visit the website 

In 2014, the fellowship recipient will be paid a stipend of $1,000/week (less applicable taxes) for his/her public interest service. All stipend checks will be made payable to the student and mailed to Education Law Center.

To be considered for a fellowship award, candidates must complete and submit an application on or before October 4, 2013.

Subject to the approval of the Board of Directors of The Pittsburgh Foundation, an Advisory Committee will recommend the fellowship winner based upon academic merit, demonstrated commitment to public service, other information provided through the application process and interviews with finalist candidates. Family members of Advisory Committee members are not eligible for this fellowship. The Pittsburgh Foundation will notify chosen fellowship winners of its decision.

For a copy of the application materials, please visit the K&L Gates website, contact your CDO advisor or contact:

Jessica L. Gangjee
Legal Recruitment & Development Regional Manager
K&L Gates LLP
K&L Gates Center
210 Sixth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 355-6547
Deborah L. Turner
Scholarship Coordinator
The Pittsburgh Foundation
Five PPG Place, Suite 250
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-5414
(412) 394-2649