Minority Fellowships in Environmental Law

This fellowship program is designed to encourage minority law students to enter the field of environmental law.
Presented by: NYSBA Environmental Law Section
Co-Sponsored By: NYC Bar Association Committee on Environmental Law and the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources.
Nomination Deadline: November 19, 2010

Contact: Lisa Bataille
Date Presented: Annual Meeting - January 28, 2011
Award Criteria: Minority law students -- first-year, second-year and third year (evening only) -- are eligible for the fellowship program if they are either enrolled in a New York law school or were permanent residents of the state and enrolled in a law school in the United States. As fellows, they also participate in activities of the state and city bar associations.
Prize Awarded: $6,000 for use during the summer while working on environmental cases for government or not-for-profit law offices.
Click to view the application (pdf).
Click to view the informational flyer (pdf).