The Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties

The Robert Masur Fellowship committee is now accepting applications for the 2015 Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties. 

The fellowship competition is open to first-year law students who intend to carry out significant activities during the summer (in between their first and second year) in the areas of civil rights and/or civil liberties. Proposed activities may include a writing or research project, work with a public interest organization in the areas of civil rights or civil liberties, work on a civil rights or civil liberties law case under the supervision of a faculty member or lawyer, or any other work in the areas of civil rights or civil liberties.

Applications are due on April 15, 2015. No email applications will be considered; all applicants must send a hard copy to the address below.

Applicants should send a proposal, no more than two pages, describing their intended summer project, along with a resume, a brief letter of recommendation, and the name of their faculty or organizational sponsor to:

Robert Masur Fellowship
The Nation Institute
116 East 16th Street, 8th floor
New York, NY 10003.

For more information, email

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