The University of Georgia School of Law Office of Grants and Awards works with law faculty and administrative teams on identifying, applying for, and managing grant proposals and awards. The Office of Grants and Awards' mission is to strengthen the school's research capacity, support faculty and staff at every stage of the grant process and contribute to the capacity of programs administered by the School of Law.
Awards, Grants and Recognition
U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Clinical Program Rankings put the University of Georgia School of Law at #24 in the nation.
Jason Cade, director of the Community HeLP Clinic, and Clare Norins, director of the First Amendment Clinic, were co-recipients of the national CLEA Award for Excellence in a Public Interest Case or Project for collaborative advocacy on behalf of women who endured abusive gynecological treatments and medical neglect in ICE detention.
Criminal Defense Practicum Director Elizabeth Taxel was selected to serve as senior faculty member for the Georgia Public Defender Council Transition into Law Practice Program and was nominated to the Georgia State Bar Indigent Defense Committee and the Justice Reform Partnership.
The Veterans Legal Clinic, Wilbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic, and Community HeLP Clinic were each co-recipients of university seed grants totaling more than $250,000 to fund innovative interdisciplinary projects designed to further community partnerships and increase outreach to the legally underserved. The Wilbanks CEASE Clinic also received a $50,000 grant from the Safe Harbor Commission.
Grants: What's in it for you?
- Additional research support for travel, conferences, or research assistants;
- The ability to undertake complex research projects;
- The opportunity to spend terms in residence at other institutions;
- Course buy-outs - reduce your teaching load and pursue a research project while others (such as a visitor or adjunct) cover a course.
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