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Scholarships and Fellowships

Human Rights Watch, 2012-2013 Fellowships in International Human Rights

For recent graduates of law schools or graduate programs in journalism, international relations, area studies, or other relevant disciplines from universities worldwide. Unrestricted Fellowships: Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg Fellowship – Established in memory of Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg, early supporters of Human Rights Watch, this fellowship is open to recent graduates […]

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis in Nashville is Launching a New Apprenticeship Program

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, Nashville’s oldest and largest law firm, is launching a new apprenticeship program designed to provide rising 3L students with specific associate job openings. Schola2Juris is an intensive, practice-specific fall apprenticeship that provides students a unique opportunity to gain practical law firm training while earning a $10,000 scholarship. The apprenticeships that are offered to […]

Lawyers’ Committee on Civil Rights for the San Francisco Bay Area Fellowship Sponsorship Opportunities

FELLOWSHIP SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR 2012-2014 FELLOWSHIP CYCLE The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (“LCCR”) is a civil rights and legal services organization that advances, protects and promotes the rights of communities of color, immigrants and refugees, with a specific focus on low-income communities and a long-standing commitment to African […]

The Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) Seeks a Legal Fellow

Legal Fellow – Announcement APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 27th, 2011 EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time TIME RESTRICTED POSITION: 6 months STARTING DATE: Immediately The Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) seeks a bilingual (Spanish/English) legal fellow to provide support for their legal defense team with their current litigation of human rights cases before the Inter-American System […]

Sidley Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship

Sidley Austin LLP has been one of the most prominent and progressive proponents of law firm diversity. Sidley’s mission is to attract and retain outstanding lawyers of varied backgrounds who reflect the global marketplace that Sidley serves. Through the leadership of its Diversity Committee and Committee on Retention and Promotion of Women, Sidley aspires to […]

The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Thirty Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans will be awarded in 2012 on the basis of a single national competition. Each fellowship supports up to two years of graduate study – in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program – in the United States.  Each award is for up to $25,000 in […]

Announcing the Echoing Green Fellowship

The two-year Echoing Green Fellowship program provides start-up capital and technical assistance to help new leaders launch their organizations and build capacity. The Fellowship offers: •    A stipend of $60,000 for individuals ($90,000 for 2-person partnerships) paid in four equal installments over two years •    A health insurance stipend •    A yearly professional development stipend […]

The Information Law Institute of NYU’s Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy is Accepting Applications for a One-Year Fellowship in the Area of Privacy Law

The Information Law Institute of NYU’s Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy is accepting applications for a one-year fellowship in the area of privacy law, with a focus on issues related to location tracking.  The fellowship is open to law school graduates with excellent credentials and will begin in Fall 2011.   While in residence […]

Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Fellowship

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, beginning on May 16, 2011. Description of Fellowship:  The Lawyers’ Committee views the causes they champion as broadly related to positions and ethical stances taken by Justice Thurgood Marshall during his distinguished legal career. The Thurgood Marshall […]

Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship Application

Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship Application Now Available! Application deadline is June 17, 2011. Baker Donelson is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where the individual differences among us are understood, respected, appreciated and recognized as sources of strength of the Firm. These qualities enrich the environment in which we work. With this in mind, Baker Donelson will again award three scholarships to […]