Established through the University of Washington  School of Law Day Karr Fund, UW Law is offering financial support to qualified first-year and second-year law students who have unpaid summer internships doing law-related work for a total of at least 200 hours.  Priority will be given to students with public service (non-profit, government, judicial) internships. Each loan award will be a maximum of $2,000.  Repayment will begin three (3) months after the date of disbursement.  Interest will accrue at 0%, both during the 3-month grace period and during the repayment period.  The borrower will have until March 31, 2019 to repay the award in full.




·       The applicant must be currently enrolled at UW Law;

·       The applicant must be scheduled to complete his or her J.D. studies at UW Law between August 2019 and June 2020;

·       The applicant must have accepted an offer for an unpaid summer internship of at least 200 hours total in a law-related position; AND

·       The applicant must not be enrolled in any coursework, including externships, during Summer 2018.


To apply, applicants must submit the following documents:

·       UW Law Summer Internship Loan Application form

·       Letter from employer certifying that applicant has been hired as a summer intern for the requisite number of hours

·       Application for Student Loan (https://www.washington.edu/students/sfs/forms/loan_app.pdf; please complete only sections on the left side of the form)

·       Private Education Self-Certification form (http://f2.washington.edu/fm/sfs/sites/default/files/pdf/SelfCert.pdf; please complete only sections 3 and 4)


Please submit application materials to Ann Spangler in Room 346, or email to Huy Nguyen, Assistant Director of the Gates Public Service Law Program at cuu@uw.edu.


The application deadline is Wednesday, May 9, 2018.


If you have any questions, please contact us via e-mail at cuu@uw.edu







UW Law Summer Internship Loan Application


Student Number: ______________


Name: ________________________________________________________________________

                            Last                                             First                                     Middle Initial


Location of Summer 2018 internship:                                                                                                        




Please provide responses to the following questions:


1.         Are you seeking the full loan amount of $2,000?                                          □ Yes                   □ No


If not, how much are you requesting? __________


2.         Will your employer provide any financial support during

your summer internship?                                                                                        □ Yes                   □ No


If yes, approximately how much? __________


3.         Do you have any other grants or awards to support

your summer internship?                                                                            □ Yes                   □ No


If yes, please list the source(s) and amount(s): (attach additional pages, if necessary)






I certify that the above information is accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge.  If I receive a UW Law Summer Internship Loan award and do not complete my summer internship, I agree to notify the UW School of Law.


Applicant’s Signature: _____________________________ Date: _____________


For Office Use

Approved: _____                        Denied:_____                 Amount Awarded:_______