R. Randle Edwards Fellowships for Research at Columbia Law School in USA, 2014/15

Columbia Law School invites applications for the R. Randle Edwards Fellowship in Chinese Law for the academic year 2014-2015. The Edwards Fellowship supports outstanding Chinese legal scholars and teachers who wish to spend a period in residence at Columbia Law School and conduct research under the direction of Columbia’s Center for Chinese Legal Studies. Edwards Fellows will receive a monthly stipend to cover the expenses of one person in New York during the period in residence. The application deadline is February 10, 2014.. Columbia Law School invites applications for the R. Randle Edwards Fellowship in Chinese Law for the academic year 2014-2015. The Edwards Fellowship supports outstanding Chinese legal scholars and teachers who wish to spend a period in residence at Columbia Law School and conduct research under the direction of Columbia’s Center for Chinese Legal Studies. It is expected that three Edwards Fellowships will be awarded for the 2014-2015 academic year. Fellows are typically required to spend one semester (fall or spring). The Edwards Fellowship was established to honor Professor emeritus R. Randle Edwards, who was the founder and director of the Center for Chinese Legal Studies until his retirement in 2002..  Fellowships are available for pursuing research program at Columbia Law School in USA.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? Applicants must:
· Have strong English language skills;
· Be engaged in full
· time law teaching or academic research;
· Be 35 years of age or younger or be engaged in full
· time research or law teaching for less than five years, and who will, by the start of their period as a fellow, have been engaged in full
· time research or law teaching for at least one year (full
· time students will generally not be considered);
· Have not previously studied or conducted research for an extended period in the United States.
Benefits of the scholarship:  Edwards Fellows will receive a monthly stipend calculated to cover the expenses of one person in New York during the period in residence.  The stipend amount is expected to be approximately U.S. $2,500 per month. Columbia Law School cannot provide any financial or logistical assistance for accompanying spouses, including securing suitable family housing. Selected scholars who intend to be accompanied by a family member must provide evidence of financial support for such family member in accordance with Columbia University rules.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  Not Known
Number of scholarships:  3 fellowships will be offered.

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