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Emory Law offers financial support to students engaging in public interest through scholarships, grants and Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP)


The Admission and Scholarship Committee considers a commitment to public service and intention to pursue a public interest career among several factors when awarding Law Scholarships to incoming students. These programs are supported through the generous donations of friends of Emory Law.

You can support public interest at Emory Law with donations to EPIC summer grants and the Law School Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP)

Summer Grants

EPIC Summer Grants are a primary source of funding for summer public interest internships for qualified students. This grant program supports students working in the public interest but who are either unpaid or receive insufficient funding from other sources.  Learn more »

Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP)

Attention Public Interest Alumni

The LRAP plan for 2020 is now posted. Please note the enhancement for eligible alumni with salaries between $50,001 and $65,000. The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact Assistant Dean for Public Service Rita Sheffey, or 404.727.3838. 

Emory Law's Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) offers graduates the opportunity to pursue public interest and public sector positions by providing financial assistance to offset their educational debt. The Plan Description provides official rules and requirements for the LRAP. The LRAP program may change from year to year.

Institutionally approved and certified law school educational loans are included in determining total debt. Undergraduate indebtedness, accelerated law school loans, and bar loans do not qualify for the LRAP. The Plan Description more specifically describes qualifying law school loans.  


Please note that applicants must provide a complete application as well as 2018 and 2019 federal income tax returns—completed and filed.

Completed applications must be received by the law school no later than 11:59 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. See the Plan Description for details about submission

Questions about LRAP