Public Defense Scholarships

NACDL is pleased to offer scholarship assistance for public defense providers to attend Continuing Legal Education programs. The scholarships are awarded in the form of full or partial reimbursement of the registration costs of the excellent training programs offered by NACDL and other national organizations. Limited travel reimbursement stipends may also be awarded to qualifying individuals to help defray the costs of travel and lodging.

Scholarship Instructions and Application:

Application Deadlines: Review of applications for a particular program begins approximately three months prior to the start date of the program. After initial award offers are extended, applications are reviewed and awards made on a rolling basis. Individuals should apply early for the best chance of receiving awards, especially those seeking travel assistance. Applications received less than three weeks prior to the program date will not be considered.

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Upcoming CLE Program


At this 2-day seminar, our nationally recognized faculty of experts and leading litigators will provide their expertise on the latest Fourth Amendment issues including how applies to 21st century communications. Join your international NACDL colleagues in America's most exciting city — New York— and prepare yourself to wake-up the Fourth Amendment for future litigation. For more information, click here.

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