Scholarship & Loan Repayment Opportunities

John R. Justice Loan Repayment Program

The John R. Justice Student Loan Repayment Program in Louisiana provides for the payment of eligible educational loans (both Federal Family Education Loan Program [FFELP] and Federal Direct Loans) for state and federal public defenders and state prosecutors employed in Louisiana who agree to remain employed as public defenders and prosecutors for at least three years.

This program is administered by the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance. For more information about eligibility, the application process, award allotments and deadlines, please visit the website below:

www.osfa.la.gov/jrjustice.htm

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2015 Juvenile Training Immersion Program (JTIP) Summer Academy
Summer 2015



CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC) and Georgetown Law are excited to announce a Call for Applications to the 2015 Juvenile Training Immersion Program (JTIP) Summer Academy. The JTIP Summer Academy is an annual one-week intensive and interactive juvenile defender training program intended for both new and experienced front-line defenders. A fillable PDF application with more details is attached.

Participants must cover their own airfare, accommodations, travel expenses, and a $200 tuition (which covers breakfast, lunch, and snacks each day; CLE application fees; and materials).

APPLICATION AND DEADLINE
• Applications are to be submitted via email using the attached fillable PDF sent to Lauren Dollar at lid3@law.georgetown.edu.
• The deadline for application submission is January 14th, 2015, 11:59 PM EST. Late applications will not be considered.

SELECTION CRITERIA
• Years and scope of experience in defense practice
• Years and scope of experience in juvenile defense practice
• Current juvenile caseload
• Geographic location
• Public defenders and private practitioners
• Diversity

CALENDAR OF ACTIONS
Application Deadline → January 14th, 2015, 11:59 PM EST
Application Selections Announced → February 18, 2015
Deadline for Registration of selected participants → April 1, 2015
Arrival of Attendees → June 14, 2015, Georgetown Law, Washington, DC

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Must be a front-line defender to apply.