Applications call for Franklin Thomas Fellowship 2022/23. The Franklin Thomas Fellowship was established in honour of Franklin Thomas, a former President of the Ford Foundation. The fellowship is funded by monies donated by friends and colleagues of Franklin Thomas on his retirement in 1996, as well as grants from the Ford Foundation.
The purpose of the Franklin Thomas Fellowship is to provide an opportunity for a South African from a historically disadvantaged background who has clerked of the Constitutional Court of South Africa to study at an American university towards a one-year graduate programme leading to a Masters of Law (LLM) degree.
The fellowship is administered by the Constitutional Court Trust, a non-profit organisation that exists to promote human rights, the rule of law, constitutionalism and judicial independence in the African region – with a special focus on the Constitutional Court of South Africa. It does so through artistic expression, legal scholarship and exchange programmes, public education and library initiatives.
Preference will be given to applicants who:
Applicants must send their applications to Ms Elizabeth Moloto by email at [email protected] by Sunday, 20 June 2021. All enquiries may also be directed to Elizabeth Moloto.
|Type of Opportunity||Scholarships and Fellowships|
|Organizer||Constitutional Court Trust|