They are intended to enable students to make a valuable contribution to human rights during the year of the fellowship and to help students to build human rights work into their careers.
Fellowship Application Eligibility Criteria:
(i) currently clerk for a judge;
(ii) are engaged in full-time public interest work; or
(iii) were active in human rights or public interest work while students at HLS.
For LL.M. students: Students who expect to receive the LL.M. degree this year, and who come from and will return to a country other than the United States.
The Henigson Human Rights Fellowships are for HLS students with a demonstrated commitment to international human rights and an interest in working in the field.
Funding Amounts and Restrictions:
Fellowship awards are made without regard to financial need. The amount of the fellowship will be $27,000 for the fellowship period.
Fellows may supplement the fellowship from other grants and awards up to a limit of $10,000.
HRP may reduce the amount of its grant to correspond to other grants in excess of that amount.
Fellows are required to keep HRP informed of funding.
Applications for Henigson Fellowships is normally accepted through March 7.
The President and Fellows of Harvard College,
Harvard Law School,
1563 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge,
For further details, and application materials, contact: Henigson Human Rights Fellowship - college grants