Food and Agriculture LLM Fellowship

The Food Movement grows here. Join us in Vermont, one of the most innovative and progressive states in the nation for food and agriculture. The Center for Agriculture and Food Systems invites applications for a two-year Food and Agriculture Fellowship beginning in August 2018. Gain work experience at one of the most comprehensive food and agriculture law programs in the nation. Be part of a community which seeks to change the world for the better though the power of the law.

Fellowship Description

The Food and Agriculture Fellows Program seeks to develop leaders in the food movement who will innovate food systems solution from the local to international levels. The program seeks academically qualified applicants with a demonstrated interest in food and agriculture issues. Practice experience in law or policy is encouraged. The Fellows work closely with the Center and its Clinic to provide cutting edge research, analysis, and work on the Center projects which create legal solutions for the food movement.

All fellowship materials should be sent to and must include a clear reference to the fellowship. Electronic submissions are preferred. If unable to send electronically, please send materials to:

Vermont Law School Admissions Office
Food and Agriculture LLM Fellowship
PO Box 96
South Royalton, VT 05068

Fellowship Benefits

  • Tuition Waiver for LLM in Food and Agriculture
  • $30,000 stipend per year (subject to budget approval)


The deadline for completed LLM applications and submission of fellowship materials is May 1st.

Fellowship Requirements

In addition to the LLM application requirements please submit the following:

  • Statement of interest specific to the fellowship
  • One Letter of Recommendation specific to the fellowship

decision process

Fellowship candidates will be forwarded to the Center for Food and Agriculture by May 15. Fellowship offers will be made by June 1st. Finalists will be expected to respond within three business days. Fall classes begin on August 29.