I Want to Apply for an Equal Justice Works Fellowship
MORE ABOUT THIS PROGRAM
|June 28, 2017||Application opens|
|September 27, 2017||The application and supporting paperwork are due to Equal Justice Works by 11:59pm EST|
|November 2017||Interviews begin for selected candidates|
|December 2017 - April 2018||Interviews continue; Fellowships are offered on a rolling basis|
|September 2018||Class of 2018 Fellows begins service|
You must be a third year law student, a recent law school graduate, or an experienced private attorney who demonstrates a commitment to public interest law. Your law school must be an Equal Justice Works member law school at the time you apply. If your shcool is not on this list, please email Fellowships@equaljusticeworks.org
Host Organization Eligibility
The host organization must be a non-profit during the term of the two-year Fellowship, commit to providing health insurance, fringe benefits, and any salary in excess of $50,000. They must also provide supervision, a work space, and the materials (computer, internet access, phone, etc.) needed for the project.
Host Organizations and Candidates must collaboratively deisgn a new project, which focuses on legal advocacy on behalf of disenfranchised individuals, groups or issues not adequately represented in our legal system. Projects may be in any issue area except standard criminal defense or international law. Projects must focus on benefitting individuals and groups residing in the United States.