The application is open from Nov. 1, 2023 to Feb. 29, 2024, but we encourage you to apply earlier in the application window.

If you are selected as a fellow, there is no cost to you, except your transportation (such as a flight) to Las Vegas, if you are not already a local. If you are not a local, you will need to provide your own transportation to the UNLV dorms for check in.

Although the program is primarily designed for those still in college, those who have already graduated can still apply.

No, but keep in mind that the program is competitive and the GPA will be considered as part of the selection process.

No, the program does not conduct interviews. Your completed application is your opportunity to speak to the selection committee.

Usually 20 - 22 fellows comprise each cohort.

Yes, we encourage applicants who were denied to reapply for the next cohort.

The programming is full time so expect to be in classes or sessions from the morning until and through the evening for the entire week.

Yes, you are required to stay in the dorms.

Yes, you are required to stay in the dorms.

Yes, you are required to stay in the dorms.

You must submit two letters of recommendation, no more and no fewer.

We encourage recommendations from professors, if you’re still in school. You may also submit recommendations from your academic adviser, as well. If you’ve been out of school for some time, an employer/supervisor recommendation is appropriate.

The application provides instructions on how to submit the recommendation directly.

Yes, the writing prompts are designed to mimic the law school admission application personal statement.

Ideally, your resume should be no longer than one page.

Yes, you may attach an addendum to your application.

Yes, Justice Douglas is an active participant in the program.