Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics

FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics) is now accepting applications for a fellowship that uses the conduct of lawyers and judges in Nazi Germany as a launching point for an intensive two-week early summer program about contemporary legal ethics.  Applications from all law students, regardless of what field of law they are interested in, are sought.  Fellowships include an all-expense paid trip from New York to Berlin, Krakow, and Oświęcim (Auschwitz) where students will work with leading faculty to explore both legal history and the ethical issues facing lawyers today.  All program costs, including international and European travel, lodging, and food, are covered.

The 2014 FASPE Law program will run from May 25 to June 5.

Completed applications must be received by January 6, 2014.  Candidates of all religious, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

To apply or to learn more about FASPE, please visit:  www.FASPE.info

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If you have any questions, please contact Thorin Tritter, Managing Director of FASPE, at ttritter@FASPE.info.

Upcoming application deadlines for winter term international travel grants

Please note the upcoming application deadlines for winter term international travel grants: Friday, November 1 for JD and LLM students conducting Independent and Continuing Clinicals, and for JD students conducting Winter Term Writing Program projects Friday, November 15 for LLM students conducting Winter Term Writing Program projects Grant applications should be submitted to International Legal Studies in Wasserstein 5005. For more information, see: http://www.law.harvard.edu/academics/deg…

Salzburg Cutler Fellowship: Application Deadline Reminder, Oct. 2

Students interested in applying for the HLS nomination for a Lloyd Culter Fellowship sponsored by the Salzburg Center are reminded that the application deadline is this Wednesday, Oct. 2 at noon. The Salzburg Cutler Fellowship provide students with an opportunity to receive substantial feedback on a research project and to gain additional information about potential careers in international law through a two-day seminar program to be held Nov. 1-2 in Washington DC. Students selected will receive funding to attend. For more information about the fellowship, please see the earlier Ad Up post from Sept. 20. Applications should include: (a) a cover letter explaining one’s background and interest; (b) unofficial transcript; (c) resume or CV; and (d) a two-page abstract explaining the research project that you plan to undertake. Please email your application materials to Alyssa Lary at  alary at law.harvard.edu.

Salzburg Cutler Fellowship – Application Information

Students are invited to apply for the 2013 Lloyd Culter Fellowship, organized by the Salzburg Global Seminar. Salzburg Cutler Fellowships are awarded to five students from nine top law schools interested in developing an article-length research paper on an area of international law prior to graduation. The Fellows participate in a two-day program in Washington, DC on Nov. 1-2, 2013. The program provides Fellows with an opportunity to receive feedback on their project from other Fellows and leading academics and practitioners in small breakout sessions, as well as a career panel on int’l law and networking sessions. For more information, please contact Prof. Mark Wu and/or Prof. William Burke-White. The Fellowship is open to 2Ls, 3Ls, LL.Ms, and SJDs, with preference given to JDs, especially those in the 2L year. Students interested in applying should submit the following information: (a) cover letter explaining your background and interest; (b) unofficial transcript; (c) CV; and (d) a two-page abstract describing the research project that you wish to undertake. Applications should be sent via email to  alary at law.harvard.edu before noon on Wed., Oct. 2..

Fellowships in Law & Economics

Students wishing to apply for a John M. Olin or Terence M. Considine Fellowship in Law and Economics may obtain an information sheet and application on our website at http://www.law.harvard.edu/programs/olin…. Any student at Harvard Law School is eligible to apply for a Fellowship. Fellowships, which normally are for a one-year period, involve a stipend of $3,000. Students should submit their applications by September 15, 2013, in order to be considered for a full year fellowship.

APPLICATIONS DUE MONDAY: Petrie-Flom Center Student Fellowship

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics is an interdisciplinary research program at Harvard Law School dedicated to the scholarly research of important issues at the intersection of law and health policy, including issues of health care financing and market regulation, biotechnology and intellectual property, biomedical research, and bioethics. The Student Fellowship Program is designed to support student research in these areas. For more information on our current fellows and their work, see our website at http://www.law.harvard.edu/programs/petr…. Eligibility. The student fellowship program is open to Harvard Law School students and students in other Harvard graduate programs who are committed to undertaking a significant research project during the year of their fellowship. Writing Requirement. Student fellows will conduct independent research projects designed to lead to publishable articles. Fellows are expected to produce at least one such paper by the end of the academic year. Papers written in connection with the fellowship can be used to satisfy the third-year written work requirement or other optional writing credit by prior arrangement with and final approval of a faculty advisor who has agreed to supervise a fellow’s work for this purpose. Blogging Requirement. Student fellows will be expected to post regularly on the Petrie-Flom’s blog, “Bill of Health” http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/billofhealt…), once every other week during the Fall and Spring semesters, with one post required during Winter term, and four skips available for the year. Topics are self-determined; posts are subject to final approval by the Petrie-Flom Center, and are usually 700-800 words. More frequent postings are acceptable and welcome. Curricular Component. Student fellows are required to enroll in the Health Law Policy and Bioethics Workshop. The workshop is intended to provide student fellows with opportunities to interact with leading scholars and academic fellows in the fields of health law and policy, with the expectation that these interactions will further enhance and inform their research and academic development. The Workshop for 2013-14 is scheduled to take place on selected Mondays across the Fall and Spring semesters from 5-7pm. Fellowship awardees will have priority enrollment. Presentations and Events. Student fellows will be expected to present their research to Center affiliates and faculty during lunch sessions in the Spring semester. Student fellows may be asked to assist with panels and conferences organized by the Center during the year of their fellowship, including organizing and reporting on events for Center publications. Resources. The Center will award each fellow a $1,500 stipend, paid at the end of the academic year once all fellowship requirements (including submission of an acceptable paper) are completed. Additionally, fellows may be eligible to request additional funding to cover reasonable costs associated with their research projects (e.g., copying, publications, conference fees, travel). Application. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until 9AM, Monday, May 20, 2013. Notifications of awards will be made by mid-summer for fellowships to begin in Fall 2013. To apply, email the following to petrie-flom at law.harvard.edu: 1. Your curriculum vitae; 2. A proposal summarizing the research and writing you intend to accomplish (1500 word maximum); and 3. A digital copy of your most current transcript (which need not be official, but should include grades through the Fall 2012 semester.) For further questions, please contact: Cristine Hutchison-Jones, Administrative Director, Petrie-Flom Center chutchisonjones at law.harvard.edu; 617-495-2316.

Petrie-Flom Call for Student Fellows AY13-14

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics is an interdisciplinary research program at Harvard Law School dedicated to the scholarly research of important issues at the intersection of law and health policy, including issues of health care financing and market regulation, biotechnology and intellectual property, biomedical research, and bioethics. The Student Fellowship Program is designed to support student research in these areas. For more information on our current fellows and their work, see our website at http://www.law.harvard.edu/programs/petr…. Eligibility. The student fellowship program is open to Harvard Law School students and students in other Harvard graduate programs who are committed to undertaking a significant research project during the year of their fellowship. Writing Requirement. Student fellows will conduct independent research projects designed to lead to publishable articles. Fellows are expected to produce at least one such paper by the end of the academic year. Papers written in connection with the fellowship can be used to satisfy the third-year written work requirement or other optional writing credit by prior arrangement with and final approval of a faculty advisor who has agreed to supervise a fellow’s work for this purpose. Blogging Requirement. Student fellows will be expected to post regularly on the Petrie-Flom’s blog, “Bill of Health”  http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/billofhealt…), once every other week during the Fall and Spring semesters, with one post required during Winter term, and four skips available for the year. Topics are self-determined; posts are subject to final approval by the Petrie-Flom Center, and are usually 700-800 words. More frequent postings are acceptable and welcome. Curricular Component. Student fellows are required to enroll in the Health Law Policy and Bioethics Workshop. The workshop is intended to provide student fellows with opportunities to interact with leading scholars and academic fellows in the fields of health law and policy, with the expectation that these interactions will further enhance and inform their research and academic development. The Workshop for 2013-14 is scheduled to take place on selected Mondays across the Fall and Spring semesters from 5-7pm. Fellowship awardees will have priority enrollment. Presentations and Events. Student fellows will be expected to present their research to Center affiliates and faculty during lunch sessions in the Spring semester. Student fellows may be asked to assist with panels and conferences organized by the Center during the year of their fellowship, including organizing and reporting on events for Center publications. Resources. The Center will award each fellow a $1,500 stipend, paid at the end of the academic year once all fellowship requirements (including submission of an acceptable paper) are completed. Additionally, fellows may be eligible to request additional funding to cover reasonable costs associated with their research projects (e.g., copying, publications, conference fees, travel). Application. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until 9AM, Monday, May 20, 2013. Notifications of awards will be made by mid-summer for fellowships to begin in Fall 2013. To apply, email the following to  petrie-flom at law.harvard.edu: 1. Your curriculum vitae; 2. A proposal summarizing the research and writing you intend to accomplish (1500 word maximum); and 3. A digital copy of your most current transcript (which need not be official, but should include grades through the Fall 2012 semester.) For further questions, please contact: Cristine Hutchison-Jones, Administrative Director, Petrie-Flom Center  chutchisonjones at law.harvard.edu; 617-495-2316 23 Everett St., Room 323

Fellowships in Law & Economics

Students wishing to apply for a John M. Olin or Terence M. Considine Fellowship in Law and Economics may obtain an information sheet and application on our website at http://www.law.harvard.edu/programs/olin….

Any student at Harvard Law School is eligible to apply for a Fellowship. Fellowships, which normally are for a one-year period, involve a stipend of $3,000. Students should submit their applications by June 15, 2013, in order to be considered for a full year fellowship.

One Spot Left! Apply for a Litman Fellowship

The Jack T. Litman Fellowship is accepting 1L applications for the final spot for its summer program, which consists of both indigent criminal defense work and a substantive research project with an HLS professor. Fellows will be awarded $1000, in addition to SPIF funding. To apply for a 2013 Fellowship, please submit a cover letter and resume to  kwagner at jd13.law.harvard.edu and  jmachlin at jd13.law.harvard.edu.

Covey Summer Fellowship

Covey Fellowships for Summer Work in Public Interest Environmental Law The Environmental Law Program is offering four $7,500 fellowships to Harvard Law School students doing work within the public interest environmental law field during the summer of 2013. Qualifying work could include positions at government entities, NGOs, or other public interest organizations working on issues such as climate change, land acquisition and management, pollution control, energy, carbon trading, environmental justice, or biodiversity conservation. This is not an exclusive list of employers or fields, and students are invited to think broadly about work that might qualify. Applicants should be students who are returning to HLS in the fall of 2013. Experience with environmental law is not a requirement for the fellowship, and those new to the field are encouraged to apply. Applicants should first secure their summer position, and then apply for the fellowship; applications by students who have not secured a summer position will not be considered. The Environmental Law Program may be able to assist students in making contact with potential employers with which the Program has a relationship; students interested in soliciting the Environmental Law Program’s assistance in this fashion should contact Kathy Curley at  curley at law.harvard.edu. Applications should include: a description of the organization where the student will be employed, a brief description of the summer projects the applicant will undertake, the name of the applicant’s supervisor, a resume, transcript, and a statement of interest conveying the reasons why the applicant was drawn to the job and any background the applicant has in environmental law. Applications should be submitted by April 26, 2013 to Kathy Curley at  curley at law.harvard.edu. Successful applicants will be notified by May 15, 2013. Questions regarding the Covey Fellowships should be directed to  curley at law.harvard.edu.

One Spot Left for the Litman Summer Fellowship Program

The Jack T. Litman Fellowship is accepting 1L applications for the final spot for its summer program, which consists of both indigent criminal defense work and a substantive research project with an HLS professor. Fellows will be awarded $1000, in addition to SPIF funding. To apply for a 2013 Fellowship, please submit a cover letter and resume to  kwagner at jd13.law.harvard.edu and  jmachlin at jd13.law.harvard.edu.

2012-13 IGLP Fellowship Program

The IGLP is pleased to announce up to two residential Fellowships for the 2013-2014 academic year (September 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014). Inaugurated in 2006, the IGLP Fellowship Program offers full or partial student and post-doctoral fellowship support to a small number of scholars pursuing research in areas related to the IGLP’s ongoing work. Through the Fellowship Program the IGLP seeks to encourage the development of progressive and alternative ideas about international law, society and political economy by supporting original, provocative and challenging intellectual work that might not otherwise find support from mainstream institutional resources and which contributes to the emergence of new approaches to international law and global social justice. The Institute welcomes all interested graduate and post graduate scholars who are currently pursuing research in the areas of global law, economic policy, and social justice, to apply for our 2013-2014 residential Fellowships. We are particularly interested in candidates from emerging markets and developing economies. Current Harvard Law School graduate students and alumni of IGLP: The Workshop are especially encouraged to apply. While in residence in Cambridge, IGLP Fellows will have the opportunity to pursue and develop their own research as outlined in their proposal. In addition the IGLP Fellows will devote up to half of their time to assisting the IGLP Faculty Director in the planning and organizing of the Institute’s academic programs and initiatives, including the IGLP’s January Workshop in Doha and June Colloquium at Harvard. The 2013-2014 Fellows will be awarded a competitive stipend commensurate with experience. The Fellowship also includes an office at the Institute, a computer and printer, access to the Law School’s Libraries as well as other libraries at the University. With the permission of the teaching faculty member, IGLP Fellows may audit Law School courses on a non-credit basis. There is no tuition charge for auditing courses. Interested candidates should submit: – A resume or CV that clearly shows degrees received and current position, as well as your current academic affiliation – A 2-3 page description of your current research project. – Two letters of recommendation, including a letter of support from your doctoral or other academic supervisor. All Materials should be submitted electronically to  iglp at law.harvard.edu . The deadline for submissions is April 30, 2013.

Apply for a Litman Summer Fellowship

The Jack T. Litman Fellowship is currently accepting 1L applications for the summer program, which consists of both indigent criminal defense work and a substantive research project with an HLS professor. Fellows will be awarded $1000, in addition to SPIF funding. To apply for a 2013 Fellowship, please submit a cover letter and resume to  kwagner at jd13.law.harvard.edu and  jmachlin at jd13.law.harvard.edu.

Fellowships in Law and Economics

Students wishing to apply for a John M. Olin or Terence M. Considine Fellowship in Law and Economics may obtain an information sheet and application on our website at http://www.law.harvard.edu/programs/olin…. Any student at Harvard Law School is eligible to apply for a Fellowship. Fellowships, which normally are for a one-year period, involve a stipend of $3,000. Students should submit their applications by June 15, 2013, in order to be considered for a full year fellowship.

Summer Public Service Fellowship Program – HLS Association of NJ

The Summer Public Service Fellowship Program of the Harvard Law School Association of New Jersey (“HLSANJ”) provides stipends to Harvard Law School students who take summer internships with public service institutions in New Jersey.

In previous years, the Association awarded fellowships to HLS students who interned at, among other organizations, Legal Services of New Jersey, Essex Newark Legal Services, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office, the Attorney General’s office in Trenton, and the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey.

Selected Fellows may combine their fellowships with other sources of funding, including grants from Summer Public Interest Funding (SPIF) and employer stipends, as long as the total falls within the funding cap established by SPIF ($6,500 for 1L’s and $8,000 for 2L’s).

Who is Eligible? Current HLS 1L’s and 2L’s.

What are the terms of the fellowship? Students must work full-time for at least eight weeks in one or two traditional public service jobs in New Jersey.  Examples of such jobs include legal services organizations such as those listed above.  Not eligible are judicial clerkships, research assistantships for professors, and political campaign work. Students may split their summer between two public interest organizations. 

What does the application consist of? A resume; a cover letter that addresses: the type of public interest work you would like to pursue upon graduation (or not) and why you would like to work in New Jersey along with any ties to the state; the name of the employer(s) for which you will work this summer and the type of work (e.g., landlord/tenant, domestic violence; confirmation that you have received an offer from each employer for which you plan to intern, and if not, when you expect the offer(s)

The Association may require a phone interview as part of the selection process.

What are the selection criteria? The Association will make its decisions based on: Demonstrated commitment to public service; the type of work you wish to pursue; your commitment to and/or ties with New Jersey.

Where do I send my application? Please mail your application directly to the address below: Kenneth F. Oettle, Esq., Senior Counsel, Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. One Riverfront Plaza, Newark, NJ 07102

In the alternative, e-mail your application materials to Mr. Oettle at koettle@sillscummis.com.

His direct line at Sills Cummis is (973) 643-5462.

Applications should be postmarked or e-mailed by Friday, March 22, 2013.

If you have questions, please contact Ken Oettle by phone or e-mail or contact the SPIF office at the following phone number: 617-495-0643

More information: HLSA of NJ_Summer 2012 Public Interest

Apply for a Litman Summer Fellowship

The Jack T. Litman Fellowship is currently accepting 1L applications for the summer program, which consists of both indigent criminal defense work and a substantive research project with an HLS professor. Fellows will be awarded $1000, in addition to SPIF funding. To apply for a 2013 Fellowship, please submit a cover letter and resume to  kwagner at jd13.law.harvard.edu and  jmachlin at jd13.law.harvard.edu.