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National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges

Blackshear Fellowship

Hon. Cornelius Blackshear

The National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges is delighted to bestow on the Honorable Cornelius Blackshear, a dear friend and esteemed colleague, the distinction of naming their minority fellowship program, the Honorable Cornelius Blackshear Fellowship Program. This program will provide an annual stipend/scholarship (up to 50% of eligible expenses, not to exceed $1500) for up to five minority attorneys to attend its annual meeting each year.

NCBJ Blackshear Fellows will receive a copy of this proclamation, along with their stipend/scholarship, to remind them of the illustriousness Judge Blackshear brought to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court bench as he distinguished himself by his renowned scholarship and development of bankruptcy jurisprudence.

Please click below for the Blacksh8ar Proclamation and the “2018 Fellowship Criteria & Application”. Applications may only be submitted  between May 29 and July 16, 2018 at 5 pm ET. The application and the supporting documents must be sent via e-mail to: Early or late applications will not be accepted.

Blackshear Fellowship Proclamation

Blackshear Fellowship Criteria and Application for 2018

Blackshear Fellowship Announcement for 2018