NYU Law students receive broad range of fellowships in 2021–22

This past year, academic, government, private, and nonprofit legal organizations tapped dozens of NYU students for fellowships and other honors, recognizing their achievements in the study of law and their commitment to justice. Below are select fellowships awarded during the 2021-2022 academic year, including the organizations across the country and around the world where recipients are spending their fellowships.


Animal Legal Defense Fund Litigation Fellowship, Cotati, CA
Recipients: Samuel Krauss ’22 and Emily Stewart ’22

Arthur Helton Global Human Rights Fellowship
Recipient: Stephanie Williams ’22
Muslims for Human Rights, Kenya

Robert L. Bernstein Fellowship
Recipient: Helen Haft ’22
Human Rights in China, New York, NY

Bertha Justice Fellowship
Recipient: Jeremy Burton ’21
Center for Constitutional Rights, New York, NY

Equal Justice Works Fellowship
Recipients: Alexis Alvarez ’20 (ACLU Racial Justice Program, New York, NY), Johari Frasier ’22 (Bronx Defenders, Bronx, NY), Maya Goldman ’22 (Uptown People’s Law Center, Chicago, IL), Kevin Muench ’22 (ACLU of Kentucky, Louisville, KY), and Chris Shenton ’21 (Southern Coalition for Social Justice, Durham, NC)

George N. Lindsay Fellowship
Recipient: Heather Szilagyi ’22
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Washington, DC

If/When/How Reproductive Justice Fellowship
Recipient: Nina Haug ’22
Women Engaged, Atlanta, GA

Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship
Recipients: Olivia Abrecht ’22 (National Immigrant Justice Center, Chicago, IL), David Blitzer ’22 (UNLV Immigration Clinic, Las Vegas, NV), and Diana Rosen ’21 (UnLocal, New York, NY)

International Court of Justice Judicial Fellows Programme, The Hague, Netherlands
Recipient: Tutku Bekta LLM '18

Just Tech Fellowship
Recipient: Clarence Okoh ’22
Social Science Research Council, Brooklyn, NY

Justice Catalyst Fellowship
Recipients: Isaac Filat '22 (Public Counsel Opportunity Under the Law, Los Angeles, CA), Joseph Niver '22 (Make the Road New Jersey, Newark, NJ), and Vishal Reddy '22 (Local Progress, Baltimore, MD)

Kirkland & Ellis New York City Public Service Fellowship
Recipient: Andrea Green ’22
Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund, New York, NY

National Education Association Fellowship, Washington, DC
Recipient: Sophia Mietus ’22

National Immigrant Law Center Fellowship
Recipient: Chiraayu Gosrani '22
ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties, San Diego, CA

New York Civil Liberties Union Legal Fellowship, New York, NY
Recipient: Camara Stokes Hudson ’22

NYS Excelsior Fellowship
Recipient: Nina Henry ’22
Gender Justice, Minnesota

NYU Center on Race, Inequality and the Law, New York, NY
Recipient: Ted Jack ’22

NYU Policing Project Fellowship, New York, NY
Recipient: Ben Hoynes ’22

NYU Public Interest Law Center Fellowship
Recipients: Anni Bangiev ’22 (Forest Peoples Programme, London, UK), Tahlisa Brougham '22 (New Haven Legal Assistance Association, New Haven, CT), Sarah Butterfield ’22 (Adalah—The Legal Center for Arab and Minority Rights in Israel, Haifa, Israel), Amelie Daigle '22 (Orleans Public Defenders, New Orleans, LA), Abigail Lederman ’22 (Root & Rebound, Oakland, CA), Lucy Trieshmann ’22 (ACLU Disability Rights Project, San Francisco, CA), and Edward Ye ’22 (Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, New York, NY)

NYU Reproductive Justice and Women's Rights Fellowship
Recipient: Anna Daniszewski ’22
Virginia Poverty Law Center, Richmond, VA

Open Society Foundations–Nonprofit Law Fellowship, New York, NY
Recipient: Stephanie Springer ’22

Peggy Browning Fellowship
Recipients: Emma Barudi ’24, Amelia Goldberg ’24, Max McCollough ’23, Mac McMehan ’23, Peter Rawlings ’24, Krishnan Sethumadhavan ’24
Peggy Browning Fund, Philadelphia, PA

Presidential Management Fellowship
Recipient: Ariana Navarro Rowberry ’20
U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Washington DC

Project South Legal Fellowship
Recipient: Juilee Shivalkar ’22
Project South, Washington, DC

Racial Justice and Youth Defense Fellowship
Recipient: Alina Tulloch ’22
Georgetown Law Juvenile Justice Clinic & Initiative, Washington, DC 

Shute, Muhaly & Weinberger Public Interest Fellowship, San Francisco, CA
Recipient: Nardos Girma ’22

Susman Godfrey Prize
Recipients: Kevin Kuate Fodouop ’23 and Talia Scott ’24 
Susman Godfrey                                                                                               

Warren Sinsheimer Children's Rights Fellowship
Recipient: Graham Horn ’22
Mobilization for Justice, New York, NY

Posted August 5, 2022