Total User rated [ 0 ]
Amount Average: $1000
Award Type Internship
Application Deadline June 1 (fall), October 10 (winter), March 10 (summ
Requirements Internship is for eight hours per day, five days per week in the Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Chief Justice. Applicant should have the following qualities: intellectual development, substantial research experience, some course work on constitutional law or the Supreme Court, a demonstrated capacity to absorb extensive information and analyze, summarize, and draw conclusions from it, ability and willingness to work closely with others in a complex and sensitive organization, capacity to undertake a variety of tasks as assigned and a willingness to undertake less glamourous tasks, an ability to function with a low profile in an hierarchical institution, unusual trustworthiness and discretion, maturity, a nondoctrinaire approach to projects and issues, good judgement, and self-sustaining motivation and initiative. Applicant should submit resume, official transcript, written statement presenting reasons for seeking internship, a writing sample, three letters of recommendation, and an essay of at least two pages concerning applicant's view of the importance of the American constitutional system. Depending on funding, a $1,000 scholarship may be available to interns who sucessfully complete the internship and return to an undergraduate or enroll in a graduate or professional degree program within one year after internship.
Eligibility Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Number of awards granted each year 6 (avg)
Number of app. received last year 0
Percentage of applicants awarded 0%
Award is school-specific FALSE
Award is granted every year Yes
Specific major or program required No
Program Required No
Organization: Supreme Court of the U.S.
Title: Judicial Fellow
Washington - District of Columbia - 20543