Minority Fellowships in Environmental Law

This fellowship program is designed to encourage minority law students to enter the field of environmental law.

Presented by: Environmental Law Section

Contact: Lisa Bataille, Section Liaison

Nomination Deadline: Deadline Extended until December 16, 2013 

Date Presented: Annual Meeting - January 30, 2014

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/download the 2014 Minority Fellowship Flyer or application.

2014 Minority Fellow:
Levan Thomas (Pace University School of Law)

Look for information about the 2015 Minority Fellowship in Environmental Law in September.

Previous Award Recipients