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Deadline: Japan Public Interest Summer Fellowship Applications Due

Start/End All Day; Tuesday February 18, 2014 EST

The Center for Japanese Legal Studies Public Interest Fellowship is open to first- and second-year law students who demonstrate an interest in public interest law and working in Japan for the summer. Up to two fellowships are available and each will provide a stipend of $10,000 to cover airfare, living, and other expenses for the summer. Applications must be received by Social Justice Initiatives by 2 p.m. on Tuesday, February 18, 2014. Note that this is an extension of the original deadline date of Friday, January 24, 2014. Applications may be emailed to Cat Kirchhoff, Program Coordinator, Social Justice Summer, Human Rights & International Programs (Ckirchhoff@law.columbia.edu); placed in SJI’s mailbox, B-26 at the Information Center; or mailed to SJI. Finalists will be interviewed shortly after the submission deadline, and the Fellow(s) will be selected by early February by a committee of SJI personnel and CLS faculty.  Applicants may be contacted by a member of the Selection Committee to discuss their application prior to the interview stage. Applications can be found on SJI's Summer Fellowships webpage.