Edward Lee Elmore Summer Fellowship in Public Interest Law

Catherine Byrne ’25, 2023 Edward Lee Elmore Summer Fellow

The Edward Lee Elmore Summer Fellowship in Public Interest Law will fund a student to work with a capital defense office. The fellowship was created in honor of Edward Lee Elmore, a former death row inmate in South Carolina who gained his freedom after thirty years, by a generous gift from one of his attorneys, Diana Holt ’94.

For more information, please email: spsp@law.utexas.edu

Application Information

Application due: March 10, 2023

This fellowship is awarded through the Summer Public Service Program (SPSP). For summer 2023 eligibility and application information, visit the SPSP Apply page.

The SPSP application includes an additional short statement for students applying for Justice Center named fellowships. To apply for this and other Justice Center named fellowships, apply to the SPSP program (with the additional short statement) by noon on Friday, March 10, 2023. Students selected for named fellowships will be informed by the end of March. Students who do not receive named fellowships will be considered for funding through the SPSP.




Cate Byrne


Zacharie Kump

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