Skip to Main Content


Sondheim Public Service Law Fellows

Applications are now Closed! Please check back To apply in Fall 2020





Applicants will be asked to submit the following

  • resume
  • personal statement (min 500 words)
  • law school transcript (unofficial is fine)
  • 2 letters of recommendation*
  • undergraduate transcript (unofficial is fine)

*Recommendations can be submitted with the application or emailed to


The Walter Sondheim Jr.  Public Service Law Fellowship is offered to students attending either of Maryland’s two law schools, The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and the University of Baltimore School of Law.  Fellows intern in the public service law sector, usually within the Office of the State’s Attorney, the Maryland Attorney General’s Office, or in a nonprofit or government organization which assists in providing legal services to low-income or under-represented individuals or groups.  Fellows are paid a $3,000 stipend.


Eligibility Criteria:
  • Attending law school in Maryland
  • GPA 3.0 or above
  • Interest in public service law
  • Has a summer internship in the public or nonprofit sector
  • Available June-August, 2021
2020 Important Dates
  • March 15- Applications Live
  • April 15-Applications due
  • May 1- Applicants notified
  • June 7- Kickoff (with Mentor)
  • August 10- Closing Celebration Breakfast (with Mentor)

For more information, please email: