Law Alum Offers New Fellowship

December 6, 2010

Bussian Fellowship for International Dispute ResolutionThe Bussian Fellowship for International Dispute Resolution is awarded annually to up to three CU Law students to pursue summer opportunities in the field of international dispute resolution. Fellowships range from $1000 - $1500 per student and are awarded through a competitive selection process based on academic achievement, demonstrated interest in the field and financial need. Students may use the funding for program costs, travel and living expenses to pursue summer opportunities (including internships, externships, academic study abroad programs and employment opportunities) in dispute resolution (including arbitration, negotiation, mediation and peace studies) with a global, international or foreign focus. Graduating law students are eligible to apply. Application ProcessPlease submit the following application materials in one packet to Barb Cooper in the Faculty Assistants’ Office:1-2 page Statement of Interest explaining your eligibility, qualifications and the reason for your interest in the Fellowship    CV or resumeCurrent CU Law transcriptTwo letters of recommendation (from professors and/or former employers) in sealed and signed envelopes Proof of summer opportunity (typically a copy of your application to a program or letter confirming your summer position)A complete list of other sources of summer funding applied for, pending and/or receivedApplications are due by 5 p.m. on March 15. Selections will be made after review by a faculty committee and candidates will be notified by April 15. Fellows are required to submit a report detailing their summer experience by September 15, which will be kept on file for review by future candidates and Fellows. The Bussian Fellowship is made possible by a generous gift from CU Law alum Robert Bussian.