Public Policy & Government: 1L Fellowships

Fellows conduct research on current policy issues, help plan speaker events, and network with prominent leaders, attorneys, and policy makers.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants must be applying to enter their first year in the J.D. Program at the University of Oregon School of Law.  Fellowships are awarded on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated interest in public policy and government.  

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.)

Recent Fellowship Supervisors:

Stuart Chinn
Associate Dean for Programs and Research
Faculty Director, Public Law and Policy Program
Director of Externships

Jennifer Geller
Manging Director, Public Law and Policy Program

How to Apply: Applicants to the J.D. Program may apply. Please provide a short essay (250 to 750 words) describing your interests and experience, and why you want to participate in the Public Policy & Government Fellowship program. Please include a current resume. Your name (as stated on your application for admission) must be included on your essay. Email your essay and resume to: Alternatively, you may mail your application materials 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.