Application Timeline for Summer Fellowships

The application for the 2020 cycle is now closed.

Step One:

November – January: All students interested in applying for HRP’s Summer Internship Program MUST meet with Anna Crowe, Assistant Director of the International Human Rights Clinic.

Before or after meeting with Anna, students should look for host human rights organizations, and contact organizations in which they are interested, in order to explore whether there is a fit between their interests and skills and the organization’s needs.

Step Two:

December – January: Apply to host human rights organizations. Students are encouraged to update Anna on the organizations they are contacting, and discuss their proposals with her before they submit a fellowship application.

Step Three:

February: DEADLINE to submit application forms to HRP is February 1, 2020. For the 2020 cycle, applications will only be accepted online. (Please note that the application may not load in Google Chrome; please try a different browser for better results).

Step Four:

March: DEADLINE to apply for HLS Summer Public Interest Funding with the HLS Student Financial Services Office (1Ls and 2Ls only; application opens in late January). See the JD Student Financial Services Office website for details.

Step Five:

March: Notification of HRP fellowship awards will be sent to applicants. Final award of grant is contingent upon the student securing an approved placement.

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