1L Fellowships: Appropriate Dispute Resolution

Work alongside ADR Center leadership to forward cutting-edge interdisciplinary initiatives, organize high-profile event, and network with prominent scholars, attorneys, and leaders.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants must be preparing to enter their first year in the J.D. Program at the University of Oregon School of Law. Fellows are selected on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated interest in ADR.

Award amount: $5,000.00 ($2,500.00 awarded at the beginning of fall semester and $2,500.00 awarded at the beginning of spring semester.)

Fellowship Projects: ADR 1L Fellows work with a faculty advisor to support the ADR Center’s research, administration, and programming.

How to Apply: Submit a statement of interest and a resume. Your statement of interest should be 250 to 750 words in length and describe your knowledge of and experience in a specific area of the law. You should also describe your current interests and long-term goals and why you would be a good match for the 1L Fellowship Program. Your name (as stated on your application for admission) must be included on your statement of interest. Email your statement of interest and resume to the Admissions Office.

Alternatively, you may mail your essay to:

University of Oregon School of Law
Admissions Office
1221 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1221

Fellowship applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and continue until the fellowships are filled.

Applications for Fellowships may be submitted at the time you submit your application for law school. All candidates will be notified when the process has been completed.

Terms: All fellowship appointments are for one academic year and require a minimum commitment of 80 hours.

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