Who It’s For: Florida attorneys employed on a full-time basis or at least 50% FTE part time basis by a civil legal aid organization currently receiving a grant from the Florida Bar Foundation.
How to Apply: Online applications will be available one time per year. Application information will be distributed to current participants and grantee organizations for distribution to staff attorneys prior to the application period. Applications will typically be made available three months prior to the upcoming year’s LRAP period.
What Loans Qualify: Any student loans associated with obtaining a law degree. Student loans associated with undergraduate degrees are considered eligible debt for the Foundation’s LRAP, but funds will not be loaned for that type of debt alone.
How Much?: $5,000 per calendar year per person in the form of a loan. The Florida Bar Foundation forgives the loan annually.
Anything Else I Should Know?: Full details can be found here (PDF). If requested, participant must provide acceptable proof of lender payment history.