The Application

Your application may be submitted by mail or in electronic form directly via the link below.

  • We are no longer accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Fellowship year.

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Application Materials

A complete application includes the following:

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

    Administrative Director
    Supreme Court Fellows Program
    Room 5
    Supreme Court of the United States
    Washington, D.C. 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