Brooks Institute Aspiring Animal Law Professor Fellowship

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Brooks Institute Aspiring Animal Law Professor Fellowship

Law students interested in pursuing a career in law teaching and seeking an opportunity to develop scholarly agendas for animal law are invited to apply for their Brooks Institute Aspiring Animal Law Professor Fellowship. This fellowship is created by the Brooks Institute to help you grow and learn from experts about Animal Law and Policy.

Brooks Institute Aspiring Animal Law Professor Fellowship will help law professors excel in Animal Law teaching. Applicants will get to learn from best law professors from the animal law and policy field. The candidates get an opportunity and platform to express their thoughts and sharpen their skills.

Brooks Institute helps to mentor and advising brooks faculty; Brooks institute organizes academic workshops and research programs to help new professors. Brooks Institutes also advises and encourages the professor to publish their articles in the area of animal law and policy. Brooks aims to create substantial law policies for the betterment of animals.

Who May Be Eligible?

Check the eligibility criteria given below before applying.

  • The applicant interested in applying for the scholarship must be United States Citizen or Permanent legal resident.
  • Candidate must have attended for a full-time teaching position in a U.S. Law School.
  • Applicants must be interesting to enroll in animal-law related courses in the applicant’s home institute or college.
  • Fellows should agree to write a project on animal law and should provide their assigned faculty mentors written updates monthly in a meeting in person or virtually at least twice per semester.
  • Candidate should participate in their home institute or college for a programming course.
  • Fellows should sign an agreement to comply with expenditure responsivity procedures.
  • Applicants should have a strong academic record, legal research, and writing skills.

How to Apply

Interested applicant must submit their application and other necessary documents to Incomplete applications and incomplete documentation will not be considered for the fellowship. Applications submitted before the deadline will be considered for the fellowship program.

Supporting Documents

  • Applicants must submit their residency proof of being a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident.
  • Applicant must submit their academic reports or transcript from all the law schools should be provided with the application.
  • Cover letter with details like interest in the fellowship, and how they meet eligibility should be submitted
  • A resume is required.
  • A letter of recommendation
  • Applicants can submit any document related to volunteer work done for animal welfare.


Winners will receive Brooks Institute Aspiring Animal Law Professor Fellowship with a stipend of $2,000 per month for the academic year (i.e. September till May) total $18,000 per year.  Other benefits to the winner for this scholarship are faculty mentorship, opportunity to learn animal law and policy from experts and travel and participate in academic summits and events.

Application Deadline

The deadline to submit your application is August 20, 2020.

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