he Weinstein International Fellowship program, inaugurated in 2008, provides opportunities for individuals from outside the United States to visit the U.S. to learn more about dispute resolution processes and practices and to pursue a project of their own design that serves to advance the resolution of disputes in their home countries.

  • Applicants must be fluent in English
  • Fellowship period must be one month to twelve months in duration
  • Applicants must be available to attend a week-long gathering of Fellows in the San Francisco Bay Area in early September, 2012
  • Preference for proposals that would help applicant’s home country establish viable dispute resolution systems or change how disputes are resolved
  • Preference for applicants who have experience as lawyers, law professors, court administrators, government officers, ADR practitioners, or judges

Information Sought From Applicant

  • Purpose and goal of Fellowship
  • Anticipated activity or activities in the U.S.
  • Proposed duration and location(s) of Fellowship
  • Plan for accomplishing Fellowship objectives upon return to home country
  • Educational background
  • Dispute resolution training and experience
  • Organizations or institutions with which you are affiliated in your home country
  • Organizations or institutions with which you expect to be affiliated while in the U.S.
  • Amount of funding sought and proposed budget regarding use of funds
  • Other sources of funding available, applied for, or awarded
  • Additional non-monetary resources or support requested from the JAMS Foundation
  • Current visa status for entry into U.S. (visa type, expiration date)

Worth of the Award: Up to $25,000
Application Deadline:  December 2, 2011
Application Package should include the following:

  • Fellowship application form
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Two signed letters of recommendation

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