Summer Funding! NLG Haywood Burns Fellowship

The application for the NLG’s Haywood Burns Memorial Fellowship for Social and Economic Justice for Summer 2018 is available, and DUE JANUARY 8, 2018! The Burns Fellowship is open to students and legal workers working on projects that find creative ways to use the law to advance justice.

The application for the fellowship can be downloaded on the NLG website at this link: 2018 Haywood Burns Memorial Fellowship Application

Check out the Fellowship Page for information on previous Fellows and their projects. Please also take a look at the history of the Fellowships and the bio of Haywood Burns, which all applicants should read.

Students and legal workers actively involved in NLG activities are given preference for the Fellowships, so please apply! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email NLG Director of Education and Research Traci Yoder at

Completed applications are due by Monday January 8, 2018. Applicants will be notified by the end of January 2018. 

By Elise Logemann
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