Applications are now open for the 2018 Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties at The Nation Institute. Applications must be submitted by Friday, April 27, 2018 to be eligible for the fellowship.
The fellowship competition is open to first-year law students who intend to carry out significant activities during the summer (in between their first and second year) in the areas of civil rights and/or civil liberties. The fellowship recipients each receive a $2,000 honorarium. Proposed activities may include a writing or research project, work with a public interest organization in the areas of civil rights or civil liberties, work on a civil rights or civil liberties law case under the supervision of a faculty member or lawyer, or any other work in the areas of civil rights or civil liberties.
Applicants should submit a proposal, no more than two pages, describing their intended summer project, along with a resumé, letter of recommendation, and the name and contact information of their faculty or organizational sponsor.
Please fill out the application below. For more information or if you have any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.