The Human Rights Center at Berkeley Law announces its annual competition for student fellowships in partnership with organizations in the United States and abroad. Registered students from any discipline are eligible, with priority given to graduate and returning students. The fellowship includes a stipend of $4,500. The awards will enable Human Rights Fellows to contribute to the work of a human rights organization during summer 2013.Â
A completed application consists of: 1) Application cover sheet; 2) CV/resume; 3) A 2â€“5 page statement of purpose; 4) Two recommendation letters; and, 5) Letter from the partner organization. At least one of the two recommendation letters should be from an academic adviser or faculty member. Completed applications must be submitted on or before February 21, 2013 at 4 p.m. Applicants will be notified of decisions during the first week of April 2013.Â
Requirements for 2013: All Fellows are required to attend an orientation to prepare for summer fieldwork on April 26; submit an informal mid-term report from the field in July/August; complete a human rights project with a partner organization; attend an informal get together upon return from the field on September 20; present at a formal conference on campus on November 8; and submit a final project (publishable article or portion of a documentary) by December 2.
Find the full application and other information at http://www.law.berkeley.edu/11947.htm. Please contact fellowship coordinator Andrea Lampros at firstname.lastname@example.org or 510.643.7215 with any questions.Â