38 Public Interest Fellowship Recipients for 2015-2016


Yale Law School is proud to congratulate the 38 students and recent graduates who have been named recipients of public interest fellowships for 2015-2016.

Twenty nine of the recipients will receive Yale Law School public interest post-graduate fellowships through programs that include the YLS Public Interest Fellowship, the Arthur Liman Public Interest Fellowship, the Robert L. Bernstein Fellowship in International Human Rights, the Ford Foundation Fellowship, the Heyman Federal Public Service Fellowship, the Robina Foundation Human Rights Fellowship, the Gruber Fellowship in Global Justice and Women’s Rights, the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project Fellowship, the YLS International Court of Justice Internship/Clerkship and the YLS Permanent Court of Arbitration Fellowship. Nine will pursue public interest work through fellowship programs funded by outside organizations, including the Skadden Foundation and Equal Justice Works.

This year’s recipients will be working for such organizations as the Natural Resources Defense Council, Human Rights Watch, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Mission to the United Nations and the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project. 

Fellowships & recipients

Fellows' biographies

Fellows by practice area