The following information can also be found under the Programs tab of the Robert and Helen Bernstein Institute for Human Rights website.
Applications for 2023-2024 Masiyiwa-Bernstein fellowship with RFK for Human Rights and the Center for Business and Human Rights at NYU Stern School will be accepted on a rolling basis until November 8, 2022.
Applicants must submit the following materials:
1) a short personal statement (500 words maximum) describing the applicant’s relevant experience, interest in the work of the organization, and future aspirations;
2) two letters of recommendation, including one letter from a current or former professor or other person associated with NYU School of Law and one letter from a supervisor or employer familiar with the applicant’s human rights work or recent work experience;
3) a résumé
4) law school transcript
5) writing sample
Submit all materials by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Recommenders may email letters directly to this email address.
The Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellowship Selection Committee will review applications and select finalists to be interviewed by the organizations. Factors the committee will consider include:
a) the applicant’s human rights experience (in law school courses, extracurricular activities, summer jobs, and full-time work);
b) the applicant’s leadership capabilities and likely future commitment to human rights work; and
c) the applicant’s interest in and commitment to the organization’s work.
Deadline To Apply: November 8, 2022