Global Fellows Program at NYU School of Law in USA, 2017-2018

New York University School of Law is inviting applications for one year global fellows program for academics, researchers, scholars, practitioners and postdoctoral students from around the world. All Global Fellows are expected to be in full-time residence during their appointment. They may not hold any concurrent appointment or engagement (i.e. practice, fellowships, teaching, etc.) during the full period of residency. Certain Post-Doctoral Global Fellows meeting eligibility requirements may be considered for a merit-based post-doctoral stipend of US$30,000 for one academic year (or US$15,000 per academic semester). The application deadline is January 17, 2017.

Study Subject (s): Fellowships are awarded in the field of law.
Course Level: Global Fellows Program is a one year fellowship programme available to academics, researchers, scholars, practitioners and postdoctoral students.
Scholarship Provider: New York University School of Law
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: The Global Fellows Program is open to foreign nationals and to U.S. and dual-nationality citizens who are teaching, working, or studying outside of the U.S. Preference is given to applicants who intend to visit for the academic year.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The Global Fellows Program is open to foreign nationals and to U.S. and dual-nationality citizens.

Scholarship Description: The Global Fellows Program brings academics, researchers, scholars, practitioners and post-doctoral students from around the world to NYU for up to one year to conduct and present their research for future publication. The principal objective of the Global Fellows Program at NYU School of Law is the production of scholarship through the advancement of research. We have a notable history of hosting distinguished scholars, judges, lawyers and government officials who wish to spend time advancing their scholarship and engaging in the intellectual life of the Law School. Fellows are welcome to participate in academic activities such as for, lectures, colloquia, seminars and conferences. They are also invited to various social events, including some organized specifically for global fellows and others aimed at the broader community. Global Fellows Program Categories
Global and Senior Global Research Fellows are tenured or tenure-track academics with a demonstrable background of strong legal scholarship. More senior academics (for example, faculty members tenured for ten years or more) may be designated as Senior Global Research Fellows at the discretion of the selection committee.
Global and Senior Global Fellows from Practice & Government are government officials, judges, officials from international organizations and lawyers in private practice who wish to take a semester or academic year away from their posts to engage in serious scholarship. More experienced officials and practitioners may be designated as Senior Global Fellows from Practice & Government at the discretion of the selection committee.
Post-Doctoral Global Fellows are post-doctoral scholars who have attained their doctoral degrees within the past four years and who have not yet secured a tenure-track academic appointment at an institution.   Post-Doctoral Global Fellows meeting certain eligibility requirements may be considered for a merit-based post-doctoral stipend of US$30,000 for the academic year (or US$15,000 per academic semester), subject to tax.
Emile Noël Fellows are post-doctoral or tenured academics with a demonstrable background of legal scholarship on the themes prioritized by the Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice.

Duration of award(s): Visits are for a full academic year or semester. All Global Fellows are expected to be in full-time residence during their appointment. They may not hold any concurrent appointment or engagement (i.e. practice, fellowships, teaching, etc.) during the full period of residency.

What does it cover? Certain Post-Doctoral Global Fellows meeting eligibility requirements may be considered for a merit-based post-doctoral stipend of US$30,000 for one academic year (or US$15,000 per academic semester), subject to tax, during the appointment period, at the sole discretion of the selection committee. In order to be considered for a merit-based post-doctoral stipend, the applicant must be a recent post-doctoral scholar (having attained the doctorate degree within the past four years) without a tenure-track academic appointment at an institution. Please note that we offer a very limited number of these merit-based post-doctoral stipends per year. All applicants are encouraged to supplement their participation in the Global Fellows Program by seeking scholarships and grants from other organizations.

Selection Criteria: Successful applicants will have outstanding academic records at all levels of university training and a demonstrate commitment to the advancement of their scholarly project and their future professional life.  Standards for admission to the Global Fellows Program are extremely high, but not arbitrary.

Notification: Candidates may expect to receive a decision in late March or early April.

How to Apply: Please complete the online application and submit the requested materials listed below.
1) Detailed curriculum vitae
2) Personal statement
3) Two letters of recommendation
4) Research proposal with one page abstract
5) Statement(s) of funding
6) TOEFL score/statement of English language proficiency
7) Recent publication in English

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for receipt of Global Fellows Program applications and application materials to participate in the 2017-18 academic year is the first Monday in January (January 17, 2017).

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