The W.E.B DuBois Fellowship Program seeks to advance the field of knowledge regarding the confluence of crime, justice, and culture in various societal contexts. Due to the focus of this fellowship, NIJ strongly encourages applications from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds.
Deadline: February 1
Office of Student Programs
Legislative Office Building #1426
Albany, NY 12247
Several different one-year (maximum) fellowships are available to United States citizens. Fellows must be full-time matriculating graduate students in an accredited university during the immediately previous spring and fall semesters. All Senate fellowships are on-site in Albany, New York. The award will be distributed in biweekly installments.
Deadline: April 10
New York State Unified Court System
NYS Office of Court Administration
Office of Workforce Diversity
25 Beaver Street, Room 1009
New York, NY 10004
The New York State Unified Court System is offering one year Legal Fellowships to recent law school graduates interested in pursuing a legal career in public service. Legal Fellows are assigned to work in judicial offices, assisting with legal research and writing.
Deadline: February 19
60 W. Walton St.
Chicago, IL 60610
Fellowships at the Newberry Library are of two types: short-term and long-term and seek to engage students in postdoctoral research opportunities.
Deadline: February 15
The National Academy of Education
The Dissertation Fellowship Program seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professional fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education. These $25,000 fellowships support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and constructive perspectives to the history, theory, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere in the world.
Deadline: October 3
The Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is intended to support early career scholars working in critical areas of education research. These $55,000 fellowships are intended as salary replacement for one year and to cover other research expenses.
Deadline: November 7
Office of Water
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency currently offers postgraduate and postdoctoral research opportunities. Applicants must have received a masters' or law degree in environmental law, environmental studies, or a related discipline within five years of the desired start date.
Deadline: Not Specified
ATTN: Susan B. Plum
Four Times Square - Room 29-218
New York, NY 10036
Fellowships are awarded to law school graduates and outgoing judicial law clerks who want to work in public interest. Grants are made to sponsoring organizations which provide legal services to the poor, including the homeless, the elderly, the disabled or those deprived of their civil or human rights.
Deadline: October 4
Open Society Institute
400 W. 59th Street
New York, NY 10019
The Soros Justice Postgraduate Fellowship seeks dynamic individuals from varied disciplines such as the law, public health, criminal justice, community activism and organizing and public policy to design and implement projects that will further the goals of reducing the over-reliance on punishment and incarceration in the United States, and of restoring discretion and fairness to the U.S. criminal justice system. Postgraduate Fellowships are two-year projects implemented in partnership with leading nonprofit agencies whose mission is related to criminal justice.
Deadline: February 1
Post-doctoral Fellowship Committee
Bowen H. McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society
482 Galvez Street
Stanford, CA 94305-6079
Two post doctoral fellowship programs are being offered. They welcome candidates with substantial normative research interests from diverse backgrounds including philosophy, the social sciences, and professional schools.
Deadline: Early January
Office of the Counselor to the Chief Justice
Supreme Court of the United States
One First Street, N.E.
Washington, DC 20543
The Supreme Court Fellows Program has enabled exceptional people to contribute to the work of the Supreme Court of the United States, the Federal Judicial Center, the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, and more recently the United States Sentencing Commission. Candidates must have at least one post-graduate degree, two or more years of professional experience with a record of high performance, and multidisciplinary training and experience, including familiarity with the judicial process.
Deadline: Post-marked by November 14
315 West 36th Street
New York, NY 10018
Teach For America recruits recent college graduates and professionals from all backgrounds to teach for two years in low-income communities. Alumni become lifelong leaders in ensuring that all of the nation's children have an equal chance in life.
10266 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1487
Global Fellows are appointed as Visiting Assistant Professors. Candidates are considered only if they received, or will receive, their Ph.D.s (or equivalent) prior to the academic year of their appointment. Applicants may be from any discipline, provided that their work is relevant to the concerns of the International Institute. There is no citizenship requirement.
Deadline: February 15
University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
300 N. Ingalls, NI4B18
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5474
This two-year fellowship is designed to provide an exceptional foundation for a career in academic health center administration. Candidates who will earn a graduate degree in health care administration, nursing, business, public health, health service or a related degree prior to the fellowship start date may apply.
Deadline: Applications are accepted from September 1 - October 1.
Legal Honors Program
Office of General Counsel
451 Seventh Street, SW
Washington, DC 20410
HUD's Legal Honors Program for graduating law students, graduate law students and judicial law clerks serves as the Department's only recruitment program for entry-level attorneys. Approximately 10-20 legal honor positions are available annually in Headquarters and Field offices. The program is highly competitive and candidates are selected on the basis of merit.
Deadline: September 5
2000 14th Street North, Suite 780
Arlington, VA 22201
703.894.0940 ext 131
This Fellowship provides a unique opportunity to learn about the political system through direct exposure to public and private sector roles in health policy development. Fellows will work twelve to sixteen months in Washington, D.C. The fellowship is open to graduate students in any discipline, field or profession.
Deadline: October 20
Women's Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program
Georgetown University Law Center
600 New Jersey Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001
Law school graduates and practicing attorneys who have a strong interest in women's rights are invited to apply. Fellows will work for one year in Washington, D.C., with private and public organizations and agencies on legal and policy issues affecting the status of women. The Fellowships will begin in September. Early applications are encouraged.
Deadline: Non-clinical October 17 & Clinical November 14
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