ELQ - Fellowships & Awards

The following general rules apply to fellowships associated with ELQ:

  1. Applicant must be a second year student at Boalt Hall School of Law.
    Applicant must have secured an unpaid summer internship with a public interest (non-profit) or public sector (government) organization in the field of environmental law.
  2. For the purposes of these fellowships, public interest or public sector includes non-profit organizations, government agencies, or law firms that predominantly represent non-profit organizations dedicated to protecting the environment. Judicial clerkships are not included.
  3. Applicants need not fulfill the 25-hour pro bono public service requirement for the Boalt Hall Summer Grants.
  4. Membership in ELQ or involvement in activities designed to raise funds for these fellowships is not a requirement; however, it will be considered in final award decisions in the event of a tie.
  5. ELQ grants may be used in conjunction with work study.

Follow links above for specific information about ELQ’s two fellowships: the Barry S. Sandals Memorial Fellowship, and the Joseph Sax Fellowships.

To Apply: Fill out the Boalt Hall Fellowship Application and return to the CDO by their deadline (April 2nd, 2007). Please include in your application a 200-word discussion of your involvement in ELQ, ELS, and the environmental law program at Boalt. For example, did you help ELS with a conference? Are you an active member of ELQ? Note if you are only applying for ELQ fellowships you do not need to complete the Community Service section. You may also submit the application directly to ELQ by emailing it to casey.roberts@gmail.com. Fellowship recipients will be notified by April 13th, and will be announced at our annual banquet that evening.

Do you have questions? Contact Casey Roberts, ELQ Editor in Chief, casey.roberts@gmail.com


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