Monday, July 30, 2007

Equal Justice Works

The Equal Justice Works (EJW) Fellowships Program provides financial and other forms of support to lawyers (new grads) working on innovative legal projects throughout the U.S., including New York City. The two-year Fellowships offer salary (up to $37,500 annually) and generous loan repayment assistance; a national training and leadership development program; and other forms of support during the term of the Fellowship.

This year,projects include areas such as :

Aid to disadvantaged children and youth
Civil rights litigation
Special education
Transactional law
Transgender rights

The 2008 Equal Justice Works Fellowships application is available here. You may review the application form by creating a profile and an application name. All applications will be judged according to the quality of the proposed project, the host organization and the individual candidate, taking into consideration other factors such as issue area and geographic diversity. Interviews will be conducted nationwide throughout the fall, and offers will be extended on a rolling basis.

The application deadline is September 18, 2007, 5 p.m. EDT.

If you have any questions, please email or call (202)466-3686, extension 202.

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