The Feinrider Summer Fellowship is designed to provide funding for law students who are spending the summer working for a nonprofit public interest organization devoted to international human rights. Students selected to receive these fellowships must meet all the criteria.
Amount of Award
The Feinrider Summer Fellowship awards may range from $1,000 to $2,000 each, but will be determined annually based on the number of funds available and the number of eligible applications. The Feinrider Committee reserves the right to not award any fellowships to preserve the integrity of the program.
Additional Information and Assistance in Finding a Summer Placement
For assistance finding a summer placement, and counseling regarding this and other public interest law opportunities, please visit the Public Interest Law Center, Professor Jim Wilets, or Professor Doug Donoho. Successful placements include a variety of organizations, such as those handling immigration and political asylum claims, the United Nations, Amnesty International, or international human rights groups in the United States or other countries.
Professor Feinrider, who served on the College of Law faculty from 1980 until his tragic death in 1986, was an outspoken scholar and activist in the field of international law, known particularly for his commitment to the promotion of human rights and the elimination of nuclear weaponry.
For an application, visit our Resources page.