Georgetown University Law Center offers Graduate Teaching Fellowships for Studies related to Community Justice, Washington. DC, 2013 2015
Scholarship Program: Community Justice Project Graduate Teaching Fellowships
Type of Award: Fellowships.
Nationality: U.S. Citizen.
Employer: Georgetown University Law Center
Level of Study: It supports Graduate Studies.
Subject(s): Fellowships are Provided for Studies related to Community Justice .
Duration: Fellowship is for two years.
Number of Awards: Number of awards are not Specified .
Am I Eligible? We will only consider applicants with at least 1 year of post J.D. legal experience. Applicants must be admitted or willing to be admitted to the District of Columbia Bar. We are most interested in applicants with experience in direct representation, commitment to social justice, and an interest in clinical teaching and legal education.
What does it cover? Contact Employer for the amount covered by Fellowship.
How do I Apply? You have to Apply Online.
Scholarship Description: The Community Justice Project hires one individual to serve as a clinical teaching fellow and supervising attorney each year, for a two-year term. Fellows have several areas of responsibility, with an increasing role as the fellowship progresses. First, fellows supervise students in direct representation cases, as co-supervisors with experienced fellows and faculty and then on their own. Second, fellows co-supervise one or more Project Teams of students. Third, the fellows and faculty share responsibility for teaching seminar sessions. Fourth, fellows share in the administrative and case handling responsibilities of the clinic. Finally, fellows participate in a clinical pedagogy seminar and other activities designed to support an interest in clinical teaching and legal education.
Application closing date: All applications should be received by December 1, 2012.