New international human rights summer fellowship offered to UH Manoa law school students

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Contact:
Cynthia Quinn, (808) 956-5516
Dale Lee, (808) 956-8636William S. Richardson School of Law
Posted: Jan 22, 2007

HONOLULU — The William S. Richardson School of Law has received a $10,000 grant to establish the Sam L. Cohen International Human Rights Summer Fellowship for 2007. This summer fellowship from the Sam L. Cohen Foundation will be offered to a current JD or LLM student who wishes to undertake at least eight weeks of human rights work during the 2007 summer with a nongovernmental or intergovernmental organization concerned with international human rights.

The fellowship will cover travel costs and living expenses up to $10,000. Applications are due February 28, 2007.

"This grant was due in large part to the support of an exceptional champion of human rights, attorney Sherry Broder, who also has been a longtime supporter of the law school. We are very grateful to be able to offer our students this extraordinary opportunity," said School of Law Dean Avi Soifer.

For more information on the application process and examples of eligible organizations for placement, contact School of Law Chief Operating Officer/Senior Advisor Dale Lee at 956-8636.

For more information, visit: http://www.hawaii.edu/law