The American Society of International Law (ASIL) is now accepting applications for the Arthur C. Helton Fellowship Program, established in 2004 to “provide financial assistance in the form of “micro-grants” for law students and young professionals to pursue field work and research on significant issues involving international law, human rights, humanitarian affairs, and related areas.”
- Fellows must undertake their fieldwork between April 2013 and September 2013 in association with an established educational institution, international organization, or non-governmental organization working in areas related to international law, human rights, and humanitarian affairs.
- Applicants must also be sponsored or affiliated, for purposes of completing their project, in some way with an educational institution, international organization, or non-governmental organization working in international law, human rights, humanitarian affairs, or related areas.
- Applicants should have contacted the sponsoring organization to discuss their proposal prior to applying for the Helton Fellowship.
- The name of the sponsoring organization and contact information for its representatives must be included in the application
HOW TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS:
Completed applications will consist of the following materials:
- Online application form, including description of intended project, career statement, and funding sources
- Writing Sample
- Current CV or resume
- Confirmation of law student status and/or date of graduation from a law school
- Two letters of recommendation/support, including one from sponsoring organization
Please read the details here
Online Application: Applicants are asked to provide basic biographical information and brief descriptions of intended projects and career statements. Emailed or faxed applications forms will not be accepted without prior written approval. The online application should be completed before other application materials are submitted.
DEADLINE: January 7, 2013 by 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time
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