K&L Gates Public Interest Fellowship Program of the K&L Gates LLP Fund 2016 – 2017 Application Guidelines

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 2017, the program will award one successful candidate a fellowship that enables them to spend eight weeks of their summer working at KidsVoice.  For additional details about KidsVoice, please click on the website.

In 2017, the fellowship recipient will be paid a stipend of $1,000/week (less applicable taxes) for his or her public interest service.  All stipend checks will be made payable to the student and mailed to KidsVoice.

To be considered for a fellowship award, candidates must complete and submit an application on or before October 21, 2016.

Subject to the approval of the Board of Directors of The Pittsburgh Foundation, an Advisory Committee will recommend the fellowship winners 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 website or contact your career services office advisor.