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Approaching Application Deadlines for Fellowships at the ABF

January 9, 2018, ABF news

The American Bar Foundation (ABF) sponsors several fellowship opportunities for doctoral candidates and undergraduate students. The application deadlines for our fellowship programs are approaching—January 15, 2018 for our doctoral fellowships and February 15, 2018 for the Montgomery Summer Research Diversity Fellowship in Law and Social Science. Learn more about each of our fellowships below.

The ABF/NSF Doctoral Fellowship in Law & Inequality is a two year fellowship open to outstanding doctoral students whose research is in the general area of sociolegal studies or involves social scientific approaches to the law, legal institutions, or legal processes. The research must address significant issues in the field and show promise of a major contribution to social scientific understanding of law and inequality. Learn more and apply»

The ABF/AccessLex Institute Doctoral Fellowship in Legal & Higher Education is a one year fellowship (with the possibility of a one year renewal pending budgetary approval) open to outstanding doctoral students who are studying issues of access, affordability, or value in legal and higher education. This doctoral fellowship program seeks to assemble and coordinate a professional network of scholars who will produce innovative, objective, empirical and interdisciplinary research in the field. Learn more and apply»

The ABF/Northwestern University Doctoral Fellowship is a one year fellowship open to doctoral candidates at Northwestern University. The purpose of this fellowship is to encourage original and significant research on law, the legal profession, and legal institutions. Learn more and apply»

The Montgomery Summer Research Diversity Fellowship in Law and Social Science is a summer fellowship open to undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds with an interest in pursuing graduate studies in the social sciences. This eight-week program is designed to introduce students to the rewards and demands of a research-oriented career in the field of law and social science. Learn more and apply»

Posted by: Cheyenne Blount

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