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American Bar Foundation(ABF) Doctoral Fellowships Program, 2019-20

icon PhD

icon Any subject in the field of law and social science

Open to U.S nationals

icon  American Bar Foundation

icon 15 Jan 2019

icon Partial Funding, Stipend of $35,000/year + benefits

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Details about American Bar Foundation(ABF) Doctoral Fellowships Program, 2019-20

American Bar Foundation(ABF) Doctoral Fellowships Program, 2019-20 is offered for PhD degree in the field of Any subject in the field of law and social science. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 15 Jan 2019. This scholarship is provided by American Bar Foundation and the value of this scholarship is Partial Funding, Stipend of $35,000/year + benefits . This scholarship is open for: Open to U.S nationals.

  • Deadline: 15 Jan 2019
  • Scholarship value: Partial Funding, Stipend of $35,000/year + benefits

The American Bar Foundation (ABF) is offering Doctoral/Postdoctoral Fellowships to encourage original and significant empirical and interdisciplinary research in the field of law and inequality.

Eligibility for American Bar Foundation(ABF) Doctoral Fellowships Program, 2019-20:

  • Students who are candidates for Ph.D. degrees and also have finished all the doctoral requirements except the dissertation by September 1, 2019, are eligible to apply for American Bar Foundation(ABF) Doctoral Fellowships Program, 2019-20.
  • Proposed or Doctoral research must belong to the general area of sociolegal studies or include social scientific approaches to the legal processes, legal institutions, or law. 
  • Significant issues in the field of Law & Inequality must be addressed in the research by the applicant.
  • Doctoral or proposed research for American Bar Foundation(ABF) Doctoral Fellowships Program, 2019-20 must show promise of a major contribution to a social scientific understanding of law and inequality. 
  • Candidates from underrepresented minority groups are encouraged to apply. 

Application procedure:

  • Candidates applying for American Bar Foundation(ABF) Doctoral Fellowships Program, 2019-20 must include a writing sample or a dissertation proposal that briefly describes substance and methods of the research.
  • A curriculum vitae of the applicant.
  • Applicants must include two letters of reference of which one must be from a supervisor of the dissertation.
  • In addition, students may submit a short sample of written work.

Value of the American Bar Foundation(ABF) Doctoral Fellowships Program, 2019-20:

  • Stipend of $35,000 per year and can continue for up to two academic years.
  • Travel Expenses.
  • Health Insurance.
  • Research allowance.
  • Relocation expenses.

Deadline for American Bar Foundation(ABF) Doctoral Fellowships Program, 2019-20:

  • The last date to apply for the American Bar Foundation(ABF) Doctoral Fellowships Program is 15th January 2019.

Updated on: 26 Mar, 2019

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The American Bar Foundation (ABF) is an independent, nonprofit national research institute established in 1952 and located in Chicago. It conducts objective empirical research on law and legal institutions. This program of sociolegal research is conducted by an interdisciplinary staff of Research Fellows trained in such diverse fields as law, sociology, psychology, political science, economics, history, and anthropology.

The American Bar Foundation is a resource for lawyers, scholars, and policy makers who seek analyses of the theory and functioning of law, legal institutions, and the legal profession. The Foundation's work is supported by the American Bar Endowment, by The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, and by grants for particular research projects from private foundations and government agencies.

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    American Bar Foundation(ABF) Doctoral Fellowships Program, 2019-20 is open for: Open to U.S nationals

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