Bradley Student Fellowships

Call for Applications

The Stanford Constitutional Law Center seeks applications from rising 2Ls and 3Ls at Stanford Law School for Bradley Student Fellowships for the academic year 2015-2016. Completed applications, including recommendations, are due by 6pm on Monday, October 5, 2015. Bradley Student Fellowships are designed to encourage student research and scholarship in the field of constitutional law. Successful applicants must demonstrate outstanding potential to publish constitutional law scholarship.

Program Description

Bradley Fellows receive advice and feedback on their scholarship from the Constitutional Law Center’s Executive Director and Faculty Director, and a stipend of $5,000.

Bradley Fellows are expected to attend Constitutional Law Center events, to prepare an original piece of constitutional scholarship for publication, to take at least two credits of independent study to focus on their project. Bradley Fellows may use the fellowship to begin a new paper or refine a work in progress.

Eligibility and Application Process

Applicants will be evaluated based on their record of academic and scholarly achievement and, especially, the quality of their proposed research topic.

Applications for the academic year 2015-2016 are due by 6pm on Monday, October 5, 2015. Eligibility is limited to rising 2Ls or 3Ls at Stanford Law School.

Applications must be sent to and include, as attachments to a single email, the following:

  • a research proposal (maximum 1,500 words);
  • a writing sample (please use an academic paper if possible);
  • a curriculum vitae; and
  • PDF(s) of law-school transcript(s) (unofficial copies are fine).

In addition, applicants must ensure that the Constitutional Law Center receives, at the same email address and by the same date, two letters of recommendation. These recommendations should be emailed directly from the recommenders, and they should focus on the applicant’s scholarly capacities and potential. Informal letters from faculty members are preferred (formalities, including letterhead, are unnecessary).

For additional information, you may reach the Constitutional Law Center by email at