Research and Dissertation Fellows Program

Research and Dissertation Fellows Program

Program Overview and Requirements

The Research and Dissertation Fellows Program is a partnership between AccessLex Institute and the Association for Institutional Research (AIR), designed to promote scholarship on issues related to access, affordability and the value of legal education specifically, and graduate and professional education more broadly. This grant program awards $50,000 to scholars and $25,000 to doctoral students to support year-long research projects.

For additional information and to view funded proposals, visit the AIR web page.

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2017 Application and Funding Cycle

Application opens

November 7, 2016​

Application deadline

December 19, 2016

Decisions announced

February 2, 2017

Funding and project period begins 

March 1, 2017

AccessLex Legal Education Research Symposium 

November 8 and 9, 2017

Project period ends

February 28, 2018

Final report due

May 15, 2018