The Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Program, founded in 1958, awards fellowships to a small group of third-year students committed to civil liberties.
Information about other fellowships for current students can be found in the Records and Registration section.
Academic fellowships—including the Berkowitz Fellowship, the Furman Academic Fellowship Program, the Gruss Scholar-in-Residence program, the Law and Economics Fellowship program, the Open Society Presidential Fellowship, and the Samuel I. Golieb Fellowship in Legal History—offer post-graduates pursuing careers in academia the chance to work on their scholarship and be active members of the NYU Law community.
Information about other post-graduate public interest fellowships can be found in the Public Interest Law Center section.
For Current 1L Students
1Ls with a passion for a particular field of study can seek additional opportunities in the form of scholarships and fellowships:
- Center for Research in Crime and Justice Leslie Glass Criminal Justice Fellowships
- Criminal Justice Center Fellowships
- Derrick Bell Scholarship for Public Service
- Frank J. Guarini Institute for Government Leadership
- Furman Academic Scholars Program
- Galgay Fellowships in Bankruptcy and Reorganization Law
- Lawrence Lederman Fellowships in Law and Economics
- Program on Corporate Compliance Enforcement Fellowship
- Public Interest Law Foundation
- Reynolds Graduate Fellowship in Social Entrepreneurship
For Current 2L Students
Looking toward their third year, 2Ls should consider taking advantage of these NYU Law programs: