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Joseph F. Rice School of Law

Public interest law loan forgiveness fund applications accepted through June 30

University of South Carolina School of Law alumni who work in public interest positions are encouraged to apply to the Public Interest Law Loan Forgiveness Fund. 

The fund was established in 2002 by retired South Carolina Law professor William McAninch to help alleviate the high debt incurred by young lawyers dedicated to serving the public sector. 

 The application, rules and FAQs are available here or by contacting Pamela Robinson at (803) 777-3405 or


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