Gruber Fellows in Global Justice and Women’s Rights by Year
The Gruber Program for Global Justice and Women’s Rights at Yale Law School will be holding spring and fall information sessions for those interested in applying for the 2014-2015 Gruber Fellowships in Global Justice and Women’s Rights. Please check back on this website for further details.
Applications for the 2014-2015 cycle will be due in late November or early December 2013. Students and recent alumni (within three years) of all Yale graduate and professional schools are eligible to apply. For more information, please see application details here or scroll down for Frequently Asked Questions below.
Frequently Asked Questions about the Gruber Fellowships in Global Justice and Women’s Rights
Q. Who is eligible to apply?
A. Yale graduate and professional students and recent alumni of Yale graduate and professional schools (within three years) are eligible to apply.
Q. Can my project be research for my dissertation/book project/grant?
A. No. Gruber Fellowships are not meant for research or academic papers, but for practical projects that will promote women’s rights or global justice.
Q. Must projects address both global justice and women’s rights?
A. No. Projects can focus on women’s rights OR global justice OR both.
Q. What is “global justice”?
A. While it is impossible to create a precise definition of global justice, it includes projects that promote the rule of law, human rights, and the promotion of justice in legal systems.
Q. Must the projects be international?
A. Women’s rights projects can be domestic or international. Global justice projects should address justice issues beyond the United States borders.
Q. Can I start my own organization or work on a project solo?
A. No. Because Gruber Fellowships are only for one year, projects are more likely to be successful when they are embedded in and supported by an established organization.
For information about other public interest fellowships, visit our Public Interest Fellowships page.
Rev. January 31, 2012