Public Interest Graduation Awards for JDs and LLMs!

PILC is currently accepting nominations for our Public Interest Graduation Awards:

  • Eric Dean Bender Prize: For a third-year JD student who has demonstrated a working commitment to a public service-oriented cause or project outside of and separate from any Law School or Admission requirement
  • Public Interest Prize for LLMs: for an LLM student who has demonstrated a clear commitment to a public service-oriented cause or project outside of and separate from any Law School or Admission requirement
  • Hy Frankel Award in Social Welfare: For a third-year JD or LLM who has demonstrated commitment to practice in a public interest setting

Please consider nominating graduating fellow classmates, members of your student organizations, or yourself, by sending a nomination statement by 5pm Friday, March 28th to John Lee, PILC Administrative Assistant at leej@exchange.law.nyu.edu  (please include ‘Graduation Award: [name of prize] in the subject line). Your nomination statement should include your name and your nominee’s name and discuss the nominee’s commitment to the public interest (including examples of activities and/or organizations at or outside of NYU School of Law with which the nominee is or has been involved). For self-nominations, please also include your resume.

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