LLM Graduate Fellowships

Fellows receive a full tuition waiver and a modest stipend ($15,000) to cover living expenses. Applications are currently closed for the Environmental Law LLM Graduate Fellow position. To apply for the Fellowship you must be first admitted to our LLM in Environmental Law Program. Fellowship applications for the academic year 2024-2025 will become available in the spring of 2024.

Environmental Law LLM Graduate Fellow

The Fellow will support new Environmental Law Program initiatives as they are developed and implemented and assist with the National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, among other tasks. The Fellow will work part-time in the Pace Environmental Law Program while working towards an LL.M in Environmental Law. 

How to apply – You must complete BOTH Steps 1 and 2

Step 1: Apply for the LLM in Environmental Law: https://law.pace.edu/graduate/how-apply-llm-and-sjd-applicants

Step 2: Submit a cover letter (detailing your interest in this fellowship) and resume or curriculum vitae to:  https://careers.pace.edu/postings/26051
*Please make sure to mark ‘yes to the question “Are you an active Pace University Student?” even if you have not received your decision yet. Please note: We will not be able to see your application to this position if you mark ’no’ to this question.
For more information, visit www.law.pace.edu/environment

Questions? Email Achinthi Vithanage, Associate Director of Environmental Law Programs at avithanage2@law.pace.edu

Food and Agriculture Law LLM Graduate Fellow

The Pace-NRDC Food Law Initiative launched in Fall 2015 as a collaboration between the Pace Environmental Law Program and the Natural Resources Defense Council.  The Initiative’s mission is to expand access to legal services for farmers, food entrepreneurs, and food justice organizations by increasing capacity of the legal community to meet those needs through education of law students and training of lawyers. The Fellow will help with clinic outreach, student supervision and client work, as well as coordinate training programs and curriculum. Applications are currently closed.

Global Center for Environmental Legal Studies (GCELS) LLM Graduate Fellow

GCELS is the international and comparative arm of the Pace Environmental Law Program, and is one of only two law school entities that is a voting member of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the world’s oldest and largest global environmental network. Through GCELS' partnership with IUCN and others, students participate in identifying practical solutions to pressing environmental challenges.  This Fellow will work part-time in the GCELS while earning an LLM in Environmental Law.  Applications are currently closed.

Land Use and Sustainable Development LLM Graduate Fellow

The Land Use Law Center is dedicated to fostering the development of sustainable communities and regions through the promotion of innovative land use strategies and dispute resolution techniques. The Fellow will work with the Land Use Law Center to assist with conferences, meetings, training programs, and publications, and assist with local government technical assistance projects. Applications are currently closed.