How to Apply

PROGRAMMING UPDATE:  There will be no Liman Fellowships awarded for 2021, while the Program will be under review.

You will need the following materials to submit an application.  You cannot return to edit an application, so have the following materials ready before you start:

  • An essay of no more than three pages double-spaced (750 words max) explaining your commitment to service in the public interest, emphasizing your prior experience in assisting individuals and/or advocating for causes as examples of your commitment to public service and your interest in legal issues.
  • An explanation of no more than one page double-spaced  (250 words) of which issues you would like to work on this summer or what type of placement you will seek.  If you have a proposed internship, provide a description of the organization and your responsibilities.  In either case, explain why you are interested in working in this area of law.
  • A current resume
  • An up to date transcript of your work at Princeton (It does not have to be an official transcript)
  • The names and emails of two individuals who can serve as references and comment on your public interest service, your interests, and/or your academic background.  YOU SHOULD NOT SUBMIT LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION.

For additional information see our list of Frequently Asked Questions.  The online application will close at Noon, Wednesday, December 11, 2019.

Applications are submitted using the Online Fellowship application.