Public Interest Law Foundation Summer Grant

The Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) Grant supports USF law students working in the public interest and public sector during law school and hoping to pursue public interest and public sector careers upon graduation.

Please read the 2022 PILF Summer Grant Application. To apply, submit and complete the 2022 PILF Summer Grant Google Form with supporting materials by the deadline on April 1, 2022 at 5:00 pm via email to the Office of Student Affairs.

For questions or more information, you can contact PILF at or the Office of Student Affairs at

Eligibility Requirements

At the time of application, an applicant must:

  • be in good academic standing at the USF School of Law, which can be verified by the Law Registrar’s Office
  • have completed a minimum of 10 hours of Eligible Service 
  • have secured Eligible Employment
  • not be receiving other grant funds, work-study compensation, or a salary in excess of $4,000 for their summer work
  • not be receiving academic credit for the summer employment. 

PILF Sponsored Community Service Events

For questions about these opportunities, contact the PILF Co-Chairs at


Project Openhand

  • 730 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

San Francisco Food Bank

  • 900 Pennsylvania Ave., San Francisco, CA 94107
  • Help sort donated food

National AIDS Memorial Grove

  • Nancy Pelosi Dr. & Bowling Green Dr., San Francisco, CA 94122