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Deadline: Japan Public Interest Summer Fellowship Applications Due

Start/End All Day; Friday January 24, 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 Social Justice Initiatives by 2 p.m. on 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.