Pro Bono & Scholarships

Practising Law Institute's pro bono activities reflect its deep commitment to the public service work of the legal profession. In 2013, PLI awarded over 42,000 scholarships.

PLI would be pleased to discuss with legal services and legal aid organizations, public interest groups, law firms, corporations, nonprofit organizations, and foundations, ways in which PLI's programs and services may be used to further the pro bono work of lawyers and related professionals.

PLI Scholarships

Full scholarships to attend PLI programs are available to pro bono attorneys, judges, judicial law clerks, law professors, and attorneys 65 or older, law students, librarians and paralegals who work for nonprofit organizations, legal services organizations or government agencies, unemployed attorneys and others with financial hardships. Scholarship applications must be submitted at least four weeks prior to the Live Seminar, Webcast, or On-Demand Web Programs you wish to attend. Students must also submit a copy of their student ID card.

Please download the scholarship application form (pdf): icon pdf  Scholarship Application  

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