Minority Fellowship in Environmental Law

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 & Energy Law Section

Contact: Amy Jasiewicz, Section Liaison

Nomination Deadline:  October 2020

Date Presented: Annual Meeting - January 29, 2021

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.

All applicants must be members of NYSBA and the Environmental & Energy Law Section. See the Law Student Application below.

Prize Awarded: $7,500 for use during the summer while working on environmental cases for government or not-for-profit law offices.

Click to view/download the 2020 Fellowship Application.

2020 Minority Fellow
Tiara Desire-Bisard, St. John's University School of Law

2019 Minority Fellow
Asha J. Brundage-Moore, NY University School of Law

2016 - 2018  -  No Fellowship awarded.

2015 Minority Fellow:
Tyson-Lord Gray (Pace University School of Law)

Previous Award Recipients