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Fellowship Opportunities

The ABF is committed to fostering the next generation of scholars in the field of law and social science. For over 30 years, the ABF has supported fellowships for postdoctoral scholars, doctoral candidates, graduate, and undergraduate students. Today, the fellowships  have expanded into a robust program that encourages significant and original research.

All fellowships are held in residence at the ABF's offices in Chicago. Fellowship opportunities vary from year to year.

Doctoral Fellowships

The ABF Doctoral Fellows in December 2018

ABF Doctoral Fellowship Program in Law & Inequality: Encouraging original and significant empirical and interdisciplinary research on the study of law and inequality. Learn more 

ABF/Northwestern University Doctoral Fellowship Program: Fostering original and significant research on law, the legal profession, and legal institutions. Learn more

ABF/AccessLex Institute Doctoral Fellowship Program in Legal & Higher Education: Supporting emerging scholars who are studying issues of access, affordability, or value in legal or higher education. Learn more

Undergraduate Fellowships

The Undergraduate Research Diversity Fellows in June 2019

ABF Undergraduate Research Diversity Fellowship Program in Law and Social Science: Introducing undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds to the rewards and demands of a research-oriented career in the field of law and social science.  Learn more



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