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News Posted on May 31, 2011

King Hall Students and Recent Graduates Land Prestigious Fellowships

UC Davis School of Law students and recent graduates have been selected for prestigious fellowships in California and across the country and globe.  The fellowships provide financial support to law students for summer and post-graduate work.  In many cases, the Law School partnered with government agencies, nonprofit organizations and foundations specifically to create these opportunities for our students and recent alumni.

Here is a sampling of some of the fellowships and other programs in which students and recent graduates are taking part:

- White House Fellowship

- Presidential Management Fellows Program

- Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Fellowships - at the Sierra Club in San Francisco and the Public Defender Service of Washington, D.C.

- UC Human Rights Fellowships - at the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Ethiopia

- Equal Justice Works Summer Corps

- Orange County District Attorney Fellowship

- Nat Sterling Summer Fellowship with the California Law Revision Commission

- Legal Aid Association of California's Dan Bradley Fellowship

- King Hall Legal Foundation Summer Grants

- California Department of Fair Employment and Housing

- Education Pioneers Fellowship

"We are extremely proud of our students' participation in these highly selective fellowships," said Dean Kevin R. Johnson.  "The Law School continues to seek new ways to create fellowship opportunities so students and recent graduates can combine their studies with practical work on current and cutting edge legal issues."