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Fellowship Opportunities

The ABF sponsors fellowship programs for postdoctoral scholars, doctoral candidates, graduate and undergraduate students. All fellowships are held in residence at the ABF's offices in Chicago.  To submit an online application for an open fellowship opportunity at the American Bar Foundation, click here

ABF Doctoral/Postdoctoral Fellowships Program in Law & Inequality: The American Bar Foundation (ABF) is committed to developing the next generation of scholars in the field of law and social science.  The purpose of the fellowship is to encourage original and significant empirical and interdisciplinary research on the study of law and inequality. Click here for more information.  

ABF/Northwestern University Doctoral Fellowship Program: The American Bar Foundation and Northwestern University are committed to developing the next generation of scholars in the field of law and social science.  The purpose of the fellowship is to encourage original and significant research on law, the legal profession, and legal institutions. Click here for more information.

ABF Montgomery Summer Research Diversity Program: This program of summer research fellowships is designed to introduce undergraduates from diverse backgrounds to the rewards and demands of a research-oriented career in the field of law and social science.  Click here for more information.