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The Application

We are currently accepting applications for the 2016-2017 Fellowship year.

Your application may be submitted online or by mail. If you prefer to send your application via mail, please click here for a printable PDF version. Applications must be postmarked or submitted online by the November 6, 2015 deadline.


Application Materials

A complete application includes the following:

  1. a candidate information form
  2. a résumé highlighting academic, professional, and personal achievements
  3. an original research proposal on a legal topic of scholarly interest;
  4. two candidate recommendations mailed directly to this address:

  5. Supreme Court Fellows Program
    Room 5
    Supreme Court of the United States
    1 First Street, NE
    Washington, DC 20543


"One of the major attractions of the fellowship is the Fellows themselves; I regard my co-Fellows and many program alumni as lifelong friends and unequalled professional contacts."

Ira P. Robbins
Barnard T. Welsh

Scholar and Professor of Law and Justice, Washington College of Law, American University

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