FCBA Foundation 2022 Law School Summer Internship Stipend Program
For the 29th consecutive year, the FCBA Foundation will award stipends to law students employed as unpaid summer interns through its Law School Summer Internship Stipend Program. The program provides stipends to students from around the country who want to dedicate their time and talent over the summer to government service in areas that relate to communications law, including broadcasting, cable, information technology, television, telephony, satellite, and wireless. It also can include work at agencies and Congressional committees addressing other communications-related areas, including internet law and policy, privacy, cybersecurity, copyright, emerging technologies, and related policy and legal issues.
The Law School Summer Internship Stipend Program awards stipends of up to $6,000 from its FCC Chairman Robert Emmet Lee Scholarship and Internship Fund, and provided support to 12 outstanding law students in 2021. In addition, the Foundation will select one outstanding intern among those chosen to receive an additional stipend for the summer: the Max Paglin Award. The Foundation considers funding from other sources in making award decisions and generally will adjust its stipend awards so that a recipient’s total funding for the internship will not exceed $7,000. FCBA individual and corporate members generously donate money to the FCBA Foundation to support these stipends.
The application for the FCBA Foundation Law School Summer Internship Stipend Program will be available in early 2022.