Creating Fellowship Programs (For Educational Institutions)

Themes/Topics: Higher Education, Law & Policy

Geography: Local (Bay Area), National, State

Audience: Ally, Educator

This document provides an overview of fellowships, which are often used in an educational context to support students in their studies or professional development and can provide a sum of money. We discuss best practices in crafting an “inclusive” fellowship that is available for all students regardless of immigration status. We also include a sample fellowship announcement and a sample fellowship agreement.

This document is not intended as legal advice and is not a substitute for obtaining legal advice from a qualified attorney.

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