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There are a number of excellent resources to help you identify potential fellowships and provide you with an overview of the application process.

Resources for a variety of types of fellowships:

PSJD: PSJD’s Postgraduate Fellowships contains:

  • An online, searchable database for both finding organizations looking for students to sponsor for project-based fellowships as well as organization based fellowships
  • A calendar of deadlines for fellowships
  • Guides such as the

Serving the Public: A Job Search Guide:  A two volume set covering domestic and international opportunities is available in the PIRC Office, the CPC Resource Library and on reserve in the Law Library.

Fordham Law Faculty:  Support is available from the Faculty Committee on Public Interest Fellowships and Placements.  Committee members are Fordham Law professors who are former fellows or have significant grant writing experience.  Faculty advise students on the fellowship application process, review fellowship proposals and conduct mock interviews. 

Handouts from PIRC's programs: Handouts from this year's programs are available: 2013 Post Graduate Public Interest Fellowships: An Overview Of The Process and Post Graduate Criminal Justice Fellowships

Examples:  A list of some examples of fellowships for the various types of fellowships is available.

Fordham Law fellowship recipients:  Fordham Law graduates have received an impressive number of fellowships. A list of alumni fellowship recipients is available.