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Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties

Deadline: April 15, 2015

Eligibility:

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. 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.

No email applications will be considered; all applicants must send a hard copy to the address below. Applicants should send a proposal, no more than two pages, describing their intended summer project, along with a resume, a brief letter of recommendation, and the name of their faculty or organizational sponsor to:

Robert Masur Fellowship
The Nation Institute
116 East 16th Street, 8th floor
New York, NY 10003

For more information, email annelise@nationinstitute.org.

Award: For 2014 the prize was $1,000 honorarium and possible $500 prize for runners up.

Website: http://www.nationinstitute.org/prizes/1068/the_robert_masur_fellowship_in_civil_liberties/