Aryeh Neier Fellowship

Aryeh Neier Fellowship

University of Denver Grants

University of Denver Grants

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Nonprofit organization
Host Country
10 Oct 2023
Opportunity funding
Partial funding
Eligible Countries
This opportunity is destined for all countries
Eligible Region
All Regions

Award or Grant Description $$  $65,000

If you are interested to work in on joint initiatives to strengthen respect for human rights in the United States, you must participate in the Aryeh Neier Fellowship offered through the University of Denver for the academic year 2022-2023.


This fellowship is offered in partnership with Human Rights Watch and American Civil Liberties Union Foundation. The candidates will work in both organizations simultaneously.  The candidates must hold a J.D, have the necessary skills, ability to practice law in the US, and more than one language proficiency to be considered eligible for the position. The selected fellow will receive a salary of $65,000 annually for the first year, which is subject to an increment in the second year.

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3.7Founded in 1864, The University of Denver is a private research university in Denver, Colorado. The university is the oldest independent private university in the Rocky Mountain Region of the United States ranked #751-800 in QS World University Rankings 2023.
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Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: Home and overseas candidates can both apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Candidates can apply for the fellow position at the Human Rights Watch / American Civil Liberties Union Foundation via the University of Denver‡s fellowship program.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must have proficiency in the English language and one more language.
  • The applicants must have exceptional analytical skills, and an ability to write and speak clearly and persuasively.
  • The applicants must take and/or pass the bar exam before commencing the fellowship in September 2023.
  • The applicants must possess the ability to practice law in the US during the second year of the fellowship.

Offered Benefits

The fellow selected by the University of Denver will be provided a salary of $65,000 in the first year, with a salary increase in the second year.

Application Process

  • How to Apply: The applicants can log in to the job portal of the university to apply for this position. All applicants will be considered.
  • Supporting Documents: The applicants must prepare a CV/resume, letter of interest, and a brief writing sample (unedited by others).
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must hold a J.D. from a US law school or have a J.D.
  • Language Requirement: The applicants must have proficiency in the English language. Students with proficiency in an additional language will be preferred for this position.

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