Students receive 2017 G. Rollie White Trust Public Interest Summer Fellowships

Five students at the University of Texas School of Law have been selected to receive G. Rollie White Trust Public Interest Summer Fellowships for the coming summer. The program will provide each fellow with a $4,500 stipend to work fulltime for at least 10 weeks providing legal services to underrepresented individuals or communities.

The fellowships are made possible by a generous gift from the G. Rollie White Trust, which also supports the G. Rollie White Public Service Scholarship Program. Both programs are administered by the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law at the Law School.

The following students will receive 2017 G. Rollie White Trust Public Interest Summer Fellowships:

Kiah DeBolt ’18 will work with Texas RioGrande Legal Aid in Austin working on environmental justice projects.

Haley Farrell ’19 will work with the Public Defender Service of the District of Columbia in Washington, D.C.

Camille Fenton ’19 will work with the Federal Public Defender for the Central District of California in Los Angeles.

Megan Rue ’18 will work with the National Center for Law and Economic Justice in New York.

Eva Sikes ’18 will work with Texas RioGrande Legal Aid in Edinburg, Texas rotating between the immigration, housing and employment teams.