Hampshire College-VLS Scholarship Award Description and Eligibility

Scholarship Descriptions and Requirements for the two possibilities:

A. Scholarship for 3-Year J.D. or Joint J.D./Masters. Masters can be either: Environmental Law and Policy (MELP), the Food and Agriculture Law and Policy (MFALP), or Energy Regulation and Law (MERL):

•  Scholarship description:

  • 3-year full tuition scholarship to VLS, starting in 2019
  • Inclusion in the Dean’s Scholar Program
  • Inclusion in the international program experience with waived administrative fees

•  Candidate Requirements:

  • Current Hampshire Div III or recent grad (up to 10 years out)
  • Demonstrated commitment to environmental issues and service through campus and/or community activities
  • Excellent writing and critical thinking abilities
  • LSAT score of 160 or better
  • Commitment to attend VLS, starting in summer or fall 2019, if awarded the Hampshire/VLS Scholarship; deferrals are not possible

B. Scholarship for 1-Year Master's: MELP, MERL, or MFALP Program:

•  Scholarship description:

  • One year (2019-2020) full-tuition scholarship for MELP, MFALP, or MERL-only degree program at Vermont Law School
  • Inclusion in the Dean’s Scholar Program

•  Candidate Requirements:

  • Current Hampshire Div III or recent grad (up to 10 years out)
  • Demonstrated commitment to environmental issues and service through campus and/or  community activities
  • Excellent writing and critical thinking abilities
  • Commitment to attend VLS for the one-year program, starting in summer or fall 2019, if awarded the Hampshire/VLS Scholarship; deferrals are not possible.

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