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Academic Fellowships

Robert M. Cover Fellowship
Yale Law School’s Robert M. Cover Fellowship Program offers post-graduate fellowships to experienced attorneys interested in clinical law teaching. The Cover Fellowship Program seeks to attract lawyers with at least five years of practice (or equivalent experience). Each fellowship starts during the summer and lasts for two years. Fellows work with one or more civil clinics, which include immigration, domestic violence, housing, transactional and general civil law.

San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project Fellowship
The Yale Law School’s San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project (SFALP) and Robert M. Cover Fellowship Program offer a post-graduate fellowship for lawyers who are interested in a long-term career in law school clinical teaching or public lawyering. Fellowship responsibilities include running the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project at Yale Law School, coteaching a seminar on local government law with Yale Law School Professor Heather Gerken, supervising student work, and working directly with the San Francisco City Attorney's Affirmative Litigation Task Force on related litigation.

Howard M. Holtzmann Fellowships in International Dispute Resolution
The Holtzmann fund supports J.S.D. candidates preparing dissertations and J.D. students wishing to pursue special research projects in international arbitration, conciliation, and dispute resolution. Applications must be submitted while you are a student.

Yale Information Society Project (ISP) Resident and Visiting Fellowships
The Yale ISP fellowships are designed for recent graduates of law or Ph.D. programs who are interested in careers in teaching and public service in any of the following areas: law and media, media studies, intellectual property and innovation, Internet and communications law and policy, intellectual property law, access to knowledge, civil liberties online, first amendment law, digital education, youth social media policy, Internet governance and regulation, privacy, cybersecurity, biotechnology, standards and technology policy, and the intersections of law, technology, and culture generally.

Yale University Fellowship Resources
Student Grants and Fellowships Database
The MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale
Office of Fellowship Programs