W. Virginia U. veterans law clinic to use $10,000 grant for statewide assistance, director says

MORGANTOWN (West Virginia Record) – A recent $10,000 grant award to the West Virginia University College of Law’s Veterans Advocacy Clinic will aid in its mission to serve the approximately 170,000 veterans in the state, the clinic's director said during a recent interview.

The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program grant was awarded as part of a competitive grant application and review process," said Jennifer Oliva, the clinic's inaugural director, during an email interview with The West Virginia Record. "Each year the Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program offers grants to law school veterans’ clinics to launch their operations or to advance their work on behalf of veterans and their loved ones or their survivors."

The number and amount of grants the program awards vary based on funds it has available and the number of grant applications received, Oliva said.

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