Call for applications, Weinstein International Fellowship - Dispute Resolution/Conflict Resolution

Weinstein International Fellowship
http://www.jamsadr.com/weinstein-fellowship/


The Weinstein International Fellowship program, inaugurated in 2008, provides opportunities for individuals from outside the United States to visit the U.S. to learn more about dispute resolution processes and practices and to pursue a project of their own design that serves to advance the resolution of disputes in their home countries.

The JAMS Foundation Board of Directors will approve Fellowships of up to $25,000 in support of projects outlined by Fellowship applicants. This program is intended to be flexible and open to innovation, and applicants are encouraged to develop proposals that will increase the availability of dispute resolution education, training and services in their home countries and beyond.

During their time in the U.S., Fellows may be based in a JAMS Resolution Center or may participate in a university program or be connected to another organization or institution, depending on the nature of their project. Fellowships may be from one month to one year in duration.

It is anticipated that Fellows will come from countries that do not have an established culture of using mediation for cases in litigation. Part of the Fellows’ time in the United States will be spent observing how JAMS administers and resolves such cases.

Criteria
Applicants must be fluent in English
Fellowship period must be one month to twelve months in duration
Preference for proposals that would help applicant’s home country establish viable dispute resolution systems or change how disputes are resolved
Preference for applicants who have experience as judges, lawyers, court administrators, or law professors
Information Sought From Applicant
Purpose and goal of Fellowship
Educational background
Dispute resolution training or experience
Amount of funding sought and proposed use of funds
Other sources of funding available, applied for, or awarded
Organizations or institutions with which you are affiliated in your home country
Organizations or institutions with which you expect to work while in the U.S.
Proposed location and duration of Fellowship
Plans for implementing Fellowship goals upon return to home country
Other than financial support, additional resources or support required from the JAMS Foundation
Visa status regarding entry into the U.S. for purposes of Fellowship
Fellowship applications for the 2010-2011 term will be reviewed by the JAMS Foundation Board of Directors at their first quarterly meeting in February, 2010. In order to be included on the agenda, applications much be received by January 15, 2010. The Foundation Board may also consider expedited review of Fellowship applications in appropriate circumstances.

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Those interested in working with court ADR might want to know about Resolution Systems Institute, AboutRSI.org. We strengthen justice by enhancing court ADR systems through expertise in program development, research and resources. Check out CourtADR.org for lots of resources on court ADR, articles on how to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate court ADR programs, etc.

Susan Yates
Executive Director
Resolution Systems Institute
Chicago

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