Janet D. Steiger Fellowship for 1L and 2L Students

The American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law sponsors a summer fellowship program, named the Janet D. Steiger Fellowship Project, honoring the memory of the late Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission.  In this program, 20 first or second year law students serve a minimum of eight weeks in the consumer protection department of one of the participating State Attorney General Offices during the summer of 2011:

Phoenix, Arizona                                 Little Rock, Arkansas                         California (LA or SF)

Denver, Colorado                                 Des Moines, Iowa                                Topeka, Kansas

Baltimore, Maryland                          Jackson, Mississippi                            Helena, Montana

Lincoln, Nebraska                               Concord, New Hampshire                 Newark, New Jersey

Santa Fe, New Mexico                       New York, New York                          Columbus, Ohio

Portland, Oregon                                  Nashville, Tennessee                           Salt Lake City, Utah

Montpelier, Vermont                          Richmond, Virginia

Each selected student will receive a $5,000 stipend for the summer (administered through the offices of the state attorneys general and subject to certain federal taxes).  The program also offers an optional small supplemental housing/travel allowance for those students who are not living at home for the summer (administered through the American Bar Association).  This supplemental allowance will not be considered until after Fellows have been selected.

The application period is November 15, 2010 until January 31, 2011.  Applications will not be accepted beyond the January 31, 2011 deadline date.  Students must submit: (1) the application form; (2) resume; (3) writing sample; and (4) statement of interest.  The application form available online.