May 14, 2021

The Center for Animal Law Studies Announces a New Application Window for Its Global Ambassador Program

A new application window for the Global Ambassador Program is open, with applications from our Animal Law LLM alumni due by August 1st!

This fall, the Center for Animal Law Studies (CALS) announced the launch of our Global Ambassador Program (GAP), a new initiative to further empower and support our talented alumni as they cultivate animal law education and advocacy abroad. CALS alumni were invited to submit proposals to become the first CALS Ambassadors. CALS announced the first round of recipients in January. We are pleased to now announce a new application window!

CALS has opened a second round of applications for our alumni—both U.S. and international—to become CALS Ambassadors. Those selected as CALS Ambassadors will receive a grant to support their work to pioneer animal law education through advocacy and outreach in their home countries and beyond. Several grants for international CALS Ambassadors are being funded through the generosity of International Society of Animal Rights (ISAR). The Director of the GAP, Dr. Rajesh K. Reddy, underscores the impact for our alumni: “We are extremely grateful to ISAR for its generous support, which will aid our alumni in their tireless efforts to advance animal protections around the world.”

The GAP empowers and supports our graduates as they cultivate animal law education and advocacy both in the U.S. and abroad. Our alumni will have the opportunity to become CALS Ambassadors with a mission to spread the growth of animal law and animal law education through projects of their own design, including: creating CALS Satellites at law schools, starting animal law committees at their respective bar organizations, presenting on new and compelling animal law developments in the field, engaging in direct animal advocacy, and more.

The GAP and its Ambassadors will usher forth a global network of animal law advocates and scholars whose work will advance the interests of animals and further enrich this burgeoning area of the law by supporting the next generation of animal law attorneys.

Applications are due August 1, 2021. Animal Law LLM Alumni can apply here. Those alumni selected as CALS Ambassadors for this round will serve from September 1, 2021, through August 31, 2022.


The Center for Animal Law Studies (CALS) was founded in 2008 with a mission to educate the next generation of animal law attorneys and advance animal protection through the law. With vision and bold risk-taking, CALS has since developed into a world-renowned animal law epicenter, with the most comprehensive animal law curriculum offered anywhere. CALS offers the world’s first and only advanced legal degree in Animal Law, now available both in person or online. In addition, CALS is the only program that offers an advanced legal degree in animal law and three specialty Animal Law Clinics.