Application Due Date: September 13, 2018
Interviews: November 2018
To apply, submit the following via CareerLink. Letters can be addressed to Kasey DeLuke, Executive Director of the Gallogly Family Foundation.
- Cover page with your name, date, fellowship name, the name of the host organization, and a sentence or two describing the proposed project or work.
- Two Essays
- Plan for your anticipated work. Applicants may either create a new project with the host organization or work on one of the host organization’s ongoing projects. The plan must include (1) an overview of the project, including the legal rights and client constituency you will address; (2) an explanation for the need for the project; (3) individual responsibilities and goals to be met by the project; and (4) how the goals will further the public interest. 750 words maximum.
- Personal Statement. Please describe your motivation to become a public interest lawyer and how your previous experiences have prepared you for this fellowship. 750 words maximum.
- Law school transcript(s). The transcript does not need to be an official transcript.
- Three professional references. Include the reference’s phone number and email. The references should be current or former professors or employers (preferably a direct supervisor). Please do not list your proposed host organization supervisor as a reference here.
- A separate letter from your host organization confirming its commitment to host you. The letter should include (1) the organization’s purpose and mission; (2) a statement of its interest in and commitment to the project, including any plans for the fellow’s training and professional development; (3) the name of the fellow’s immediate supervisor, his/her experience in the substantive area of the fellowship project, and plans for supervision; (4) a commitment to provide malpractice coverage to cover any of the fellow’s activities during the course of the fellowship; and (5) a commitment that the organization will be able to provide the additional cost for medical benefits if the employer’s contribution exceeds $5,000.00. The host organization must provide medical benefits that an employee of the host organization with similar experience and/or responsibility would be entitled to.