Pace Law School Environmental Consortium
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Pace Law School is pleased to partner with the Environmental Consortium of Colleges & Universities to announce the 2016 merit scholarship for incoming first year students. Pace University, through the Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies, was instrumental in organizing the Environmental Consortium that now includes 61 institutions of higher education in the region.
Scholarship benefits consist of a merit scholarship ranging from $3,000 to $10,000 towards law school tuition, depending upon the student’s qualifications and Pace’s financial resources. The award is renewable each year based on continued academic excellence. The scholarship recipient will be expected to complete at least one project related to a regional environmental issue(s) while at Pace Law School.
Selection is based on the student’s application and academic record. Interested students should attach a half to one page statement to the Law School application of how he or she has been involved in Hudson-Mohawk River watershed environmental issues during their undergraduate work or why they have a particular interest in the environmental issues affecting the region.
Pace University School of Law has over 7,000 alumni throughout the country and the world, and is consistently ranked among the nation’s top programs in environmental law. On its White Plains, NY, campus, it offers JD programs and the Master of Laws degree in Environmental Law, including specializations in Energy and Climate Change, Land Use and Sustainable Development, and Global Environmental Law. Pace offers the only Doctor of Laws in Environmental Law in the nation. The School of Law is part of Pace University, a comprehensive, independent, and diversified university with campuses in New York City and Westchester County. It offers full-time or part-time schedules as well as a January Accelerated Program.