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Vermont Law School Environmental Scholarship Opportunity

 See Dates & Deadlines page for nomination deadline.

PURPOSE

The Vermont Law School/Middlebury College Environmental Scholarship is a selective program established in 2012. The scholarship is intended to support outstanding individuals who demonstrate environmental and public interest involvement and who can effect change.

AWARD

Full tuition scholarship for Juris Doctor (JD), Masters in Environmental Law and Policy program or joint JD/Master in Environmental Law and Policy program.

NUMBER OFFERED: 1-2 annually

ELIGIBILITY & SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Candidates must be nominated for the scholarship by Middlebury College
  • Candidates must be in their senior year of college or a recent alumnus of a Middlebury degree program (College, Language Schools, Bread Loaf School of English, MIIS)
  • Successful admission to Vermont Law School Admission to Vermont Law School as an Environmental Scholarship recipient is contingent upon clearance of character and fitness requirement

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Academic Requirements for Scholarship Consideration
Juris Doctor (JD) or joint JD/Master in Environmental Law and Policy (MELP) program

  • Minimum cumulative GPA: 3.65
  • Minimum LSAT: 160
  • Demonstrated involvement in the environment
  • Commitment to service through campus and/or community activities

 Masters in Environmental Law and Policy program

  • Minimum Cumulative GPA: 3.65
  • Demonstrated involvement in the environment
  • Commitment to service through campus and/or community activities

 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE

To be considered for nomination:

Candidates must submit their VLS application by February 15.
Candidates must submit application for nomination to Middlebury College by  Feb 25th. Nomination materials include:
 1. Letter of application, detailing the ways you fulfill the scholarship criteria
 2. Recommendation from ES faculty member and/or Middlebury pre-law advisor, Prof. Murray Dry
3. Official transcript from undergraduate and, if applicable,  graduate institutions

Materials may be sent to Lisa Gates.

CONTACT
Lisa Gates, Associate Dean for Fellowships and Research
Davis Family Library 225G
802-443-3183

Tim Mosehauer, Associate Director, Career Services
Adirondack House
802-443-5105