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To encourage interest in local government internships and careers, the Board of Governors of the Local Government Law Section of the Virginia State Bar (VSB) will award a $4,000 fellowship to a law student who interns with a Virginia county, city, or town attorney’s office this summer.

The fellowship will be awarded either in its entirety to one outstanding first- or second-year law student who has committed to working full-time for a minimum of 10 weeks at a Virginia local government attorney’s office during the summer of 2016, or divided between two students working full-time for a minimum of 5 weeks each. The fellowship is open to students from in- and out-of-state law schools.

To apply, complete the application form and submit with a personal statement of interest, resume and transcript by email in .pdf, .doc, or .rtf format no later than April 1, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

To access the application form and Fellowship Fact Sheet, go to the VSB Local Government Section website and click on “VSB Local Government Fellowship” hyperlink in the center of the page.

Contact lspencer@blacksburg.gov with questions.

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