The Herbert and Nell Singer Social Justice Fellowship honors class of 1928 graduate Herbert Singer and his commitment to supporting meaningful learning experiences in public interest law. The Fellowship will help launch the social justice career of a J.D. Columbia Law graduate who demonstrates substantial commitment, ability and preparation for making a difference as a public interest lawyer by providing a stipend to be a staff attorney or do your own project at a nonprofit organization in the United States. The Fellow must begin work within five months of graduation or of completion of a clerkship.
The Millstein Public Service Fellowship honors Jim Millstein ’82, who served as the Chief Restructuring Officer in the United States Department of Treasury during the financial crisis of 2008, and his father, Ira Millstein ’49, who founded the Systemic Risk Council, a private sector initiative to ensure that legislators and regulators remained vigilant in addressing the underlying causes of the crisis. The Fellowship provides a stipend to a recent Columbia Law School graduate who demonstrates substantial commitment, ability and preparation for making a difference to do substantive legal work on issues related to financial regulation within the United States Congress or in an Executive Branch agency. The Fellow must begin work within five months of graduation or of completion of a clerkship.
Both applications are due by 3:00pm. Visit our Fellowships page for more information, including links to the applications.