Institute for African Women in Law Fellowships 2022 – Call for Applications

Institute for African Women in Law Fellowships 2022. Apply below!

When is the Application Deadline:

30th April 2022

Tell Me About Institute for African Women in Law Fellowships:

The Institute for African Women in Law (IAWL) has three open positions for remote, unpaid fellowships with a one-year non-renewable commitment. All applicants must submit a maximum four-page double-spaced (1000 words) proposal for the work they intend to carry out during the fellowship and a resume highlighting relevant experience. In addition to the requirements identified by the specific fellowship, the proposal should include a discussion of why the applicant is applying for the fellowship, relevant skills, and the ways they will contribute to the vision of the Institute.

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What Type of Scholarship is this?


Who can apply for Institute for African Women in Law Fellowships?

Intended applicants must possess an LLM, SJD, or Ph.D., or be an early-career professional (junior faculty or researcher at an accredited university), applicants outside this pool may be considered under certain circumstances. All fellow positions may include supervisory responsibilities depending on the interns working and any ongoing project requirements

How are Applicants Selected?

Excellent writing skills
Strong communication skills
Ability to manage multiple long-term projects and deadlines
Attention to detail
Team player
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Flexibility, creativity, and innovation

General Evaluation:
All fellows will be evaluated periodically during the one-year fellowship period. Evaluations will be based on whether the fellow meets their quarterly goals and the quality of those outcomes. The first three months are probationary. A fellow who fails to meet specific fellowship goals or whose work is not satisfactory may be removed after six months. More information on the specific outcomes expected for each fellowship position can be found below

Which Countries are Eligible?

African countries

Where will Award be Taken?


How Many Fellowships will be Given?


What is the Benefit of Institute for African Women in Law Fellowships?

The position is unpaid and remote, but upon successful completion of the one-year fellowship period, fellows will receive a modest stipend and certificate of completion.

How Long will the Program Last?

1 year

How to Apply for Institute for African Women in Law Fellowships:

The fellowship period will start on June 1, 2022. All applications must be received by April 30, 2022 by filling out the Fellowship Application Form. The application will require the contact information for two professional references. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by mid-May for an interview. All inquiries may be directed to [email protected].

It is important to go through all application requirements before applying.


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