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Apply to GW Law’s Richey Fellows Program

The application and nomination process is now open for the 2024-25 Richey Fellows Program at The George Washington University Law School. The purpose of the Program is to bring public interest and government lawyers to GW Law as a resource for students considering non-profit or public sector legal careers.  Each semester, two distinguished attorneys from a broad range of practice areas will be invited to provide diverse perspectives about their careers for the benefit of GW Law students. The application process will close on May 31, 2024.

Borchard Fellowship, Application Deadline: April 1, 2024

You are encouraged to apply for the Borchard Fellowship even if you have not worked on Elder Law issues in the past. An Elder Law lens can often be applied to the work you’re doing whether it involves housing, employment, health issues, or criminal law. Past fellows have worked on issues ranging from immigration detention to consumer affairs. For assistance with your application, set up an appointment with Judy Murciano or attend Judy’s drop-in hours.

Public Service Venture Fund Organization-Based Fellowship, Application Deadline: February 5, 2024

All applicants must carefully consult the PSVF Org-Based details and MOU to check for eligibility for themselves and the host organization before January 5, 2024. Prior efforts to secure a PSVF host may include non-PSVF eligible organizations, but all jobs and fellowships listed must show an authentic effort to launch a long-term public interest career for which the candidate is realistically qualified.

Committee on General Scholarships Kennedy, Knox and Sheldon Traveling Fellowships, Deadline: January 15, 2024

The CGS Traveling Fellowship looks for strong research skills and focused, purposeful travel anywhere in the world driven by a clear methodology to address significant questions, conducting studies and practice critical to applicant’s career development. It is restricted to J.D.s and S.J.D.s due to graduate in 2024. One application for the 3 fellowships, but Knox is only for a UK/Commonwealth country. Kennedy/Sheldon can go to more than one country. Applicants should choose their 2 letters of recommendation from Harvard faculty. This application requires a Fellowship Advising appointment in advance of submission to CARAT.

Applications Now Open for the ILS Post-Graduate Fellowships

International Legal Studies (ILS) is accepting applications for the 2024-2025 International Legal Studies Post-Graduate Fellowships. The Fellowships are open to HLS J.D. or LL.M. students who will graduate in May 2024 or recent graduates (those who received the J.D. or LL.M. in 2021, 2022 or 2023).

Applications are due to International Legal Studies by 5:00 p.m. EST (UTC-5) on Friday, January 12, 2024. Learn more about the ILS Post-Graduate Fellowships.

Harvard Law Review, Deadline: November 29, 2023

The Harvard Law Review Fellowship supports recent Harvard Law School graduates with a demonstrated interest in serving the public interest through their work and scholarship. It enables fellows to spend a year working in a public interest-related role at a government agency or nonprofit organization. Each fellow will receive a $65,000 stipend. At the end of the fellowship year, each fellow is expected to publish a piece of legal scholarship that draws on the fellow’s work during their fellowship year in the Law Review’s online Forum. Emphasize a project that engages a compelling Theory of Law. Sign-up for advising with Judy Murciano by making a Fellowship appointment