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American Bar Foundation (ABF) - Fellowship Program in Law & Inequality

Deadline: Anticipated 1/2020 ( Previous deadline 1/15/2019 )

Fellowships support up to two pre-doctoral fellowships. Proposed research must be in the general area of sociolegal studies or involve social scientific approaches to the law, legal institutions, or legal processes. Research must address significant issues in the field and show promise of a major contribution to social scientific understanding of law and inequality. Fellowships are held in residence at the American Bar Foundation in Chicago. The fellowship offers support for up to two years.

Applicants must:

  • Be pre-doctoral candidates for Ph.D. degrees.
  • Have completed all doctoral requirements except the dissertation by September 1, 2019
  • Be a U.S. citizens.

Award amount:

  • $35,000 annual stipend for up to two years.
  • Funds for research and travel expenses.
  • Relocation expenses may be reimbursed.

Nina Darner
Fellows Administrative Assistant
Tel: 312-988-6512



Categories: Annual stipend of at least $10,000; Social Sciences; US Citizens, Nationals, or Permanent Residents; Dissertation Research; Dissertation Write-Up; Fellowship/Grant; Unrestricted

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