Notice Regarding the Honorable Cornelius Blackshear Fellowship Program

Thursday, April 28, 2016

The National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges will soon be accepting applications for its Honorable Cornelius Blackshear Presidential Fellowship for minority lawyers who practice bankruptcy law. Click here for more information about Judge Blackshear, the Fellowship criteria, the application form and other information about the program.   

The Fellowship program provides both waived conference registration and a stipend for reasonable travel/hotel expenses for up to five minority bankruptcy practitioners (with five to ten years of experience) who wish to attend the annual meeting of the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges and who otherwise meet the selection criteria.

This year’s conference will be held October 26-29, 2016 in San Francisco at the Marriott Marquis. To view this year’s conference agenda, go to

Applications may only be submitted between May 9 and July 1, 2016 at 5 pm ET.  Early or late application will not be considered.