<p><p><p><p><p>LSS Fellowship Application Deadline Extended</p></p></p></p></p>
The December 21 deadline for this unique fellowship opportunity is fast approaching:
The Law and Society Association, in
collaboration with the American Bar Foundation and the National Science
Foundation, seeks applications for the Law and Social Science Dissertation
Fellowship and Mentoring Program (LSS Fellowship).
Fellowships are held in residence at the
American Bar Foundation in Chicago, IL
Third and fourth year graduate students
who specialize in the field of law and social science and whose research
interests include law and inequality are invited to apply. Fellowship applicants
should be students in a Ph.D. program in a social science department or an
interdisciplinary program. Humanities students pursuing empirically-based social
science dissertations are welcome to apply. Only
Application Materials Required:
Applicants should submit: (1) a 1-2 page letter of application; (2) a 2-3 page description of a research project or interest that relates to law and inequality (broadly defined) with a statement of how the applicant became interested in the research topic; (3) a resume or curriculum vitae; (4) a writing sample (a paper written for a graduate-level course or dissertation prospectus); (5) three letters of recommendation from faculty members (including one from the faculty member who will serve as the departmental liaison -- typically the applicant’s advisor).
Please send TWO complete sets of application materials by December 21, 2008. One set to Mary McClintock, Law and Society Association, University of Massachusetts, 40 Campus Center Way, Amherst, MA 01003-9244 and the other to Roz Caldwell, Program Associate, American Bar Foundation, 750 N. Lake Shore Drive – 4th Floor, Chicago, IL, 60611.