Harvard Law School’s ILSP Visiting Fellowship Program

Harvard Law School’s Islamic Legal Studies Program is currently accepting applications for the ILSP Visiting Fellowship Program. The program is exclusively open to legal practitioners or scholars in law fields who are willing to undertake undertake research, writing, and scholarly engagement with Islamic law for maximum one year at Harvard Law School. A monthly stipend will be given to the winning fellows. Expires in 53 days!

Award Value
The winning fellows will get a stipend of up to $5,000 per month.

Level and Area of Studies
Visiting program in law fields.

Place of Study
In the Unites States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Applicants with a JD, LLM, SJD, Ph.D. or other comparable degrees who are interested in spending from one month up to one year in residence at Harvard Law School working on an independent project.
  • Applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds, academic traditions, and scholarly interests are eligible.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality requirement.

Application Instruction
Application package must be consisting the materials as follow:

  • A curriculum vitae
  • A recent publication or a writing sample (approximately 25 pages in length). All publications or writing samples should be in English.
  • A research statement, not to exceed 1000 words, that: 1) describes the proposed work during the fellowship period. The proposal should outline a specific research project that can be accomplished during the Fellow’s residence at Harvard Law School; and 2) sets forth a specific work output for the completed project (e.g., book, article, database/website entries).
  • You will be asked to arrange that two letters of recommendation be sent directly from your referees to the Program via our online application system. Letters of recommendation should be sent directly from the referee to the Program via the online system.

Submission Deadline
February 1, 2019.

Website and Application Link