The fellowship Selection Committee can not consider a fellowship application until the applicant has been accepted to the Maurice A. Deane Law School at Hofstra University. Therefore, it is important that applicants complete their J.D. applications early. A completed application must include a resume, two letters of recommendation and a personal statement describing the applicant’s experience and commitment to improving the welfare of families and children involved with the legal system. The application and further instructions can be found on the Admitted Student Portal. For more information, please contact Franca Sachs at