Pro Bono Awards
The University of San Francisco School of Law annually gives two different pro bono awards recognizing students for their exemplary service to the public interest community. You may be eligible for two different awards, but only graduating students can receive both awards.
Pro Bono Publico Award – For Commitment to Pro Bono During the Current Academic Year
You are eligible to receive a Pro Bono Publico Award if you have completed at least 25 hours of pro bono service during the 2021-2022 academic year. There are three levels of recognition:
Bronze: for those who completed 25 to 49 hours of pro bono work;
Silver: for those who have completed 50 to 74 hours of pro bono work; or
Gold: for those who have completed 75 or more hours of pro bono work.
Pro Bono Excellence Award – For Sustained Commitment to Pro Bono During Your Law School Career
You are eligible to receive a Pro Bono Excellence Award if:
Your graduation date is December 2021 or May 2022; and
You received a Pro Bono Publico Award (at any level) each year you were a registered student at USF Law School and can provide proof of at least 25 hours of pro bono work from any year spent at another law school.
PREVIOUS AWARD RECIPIENTS
Pro Bono Excellence