Human Rights Watch Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg Fellowship

Degree Level: Graduate

Field of Study: Arts & Humanities, or Social Sci., Business, Law, Education

Location: United States, or International, or Any

Duration: Multi-year

Deadlines: October. Please check website below for the specific date.


Established in memory of Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg, early supporters of Human Rights Watch, this fellowship is open to recent graduates (at the Master's level) in the fields of law, journalism, international relations, or other relevant studies. Graduates with LL.B. degrees or advanced degrees in other relevant disciplines may also be considered.

Fellows typically work full-time in Human Rights Watch’s New York or Washington, D.C. office or in some instances in another location. Fellows monitor human rights developments in various countries, conduct on-site investigations, draft reports on human rights conditions, and engage in advocacy and media outreach aimed at publicizing and curtailing human rights violations.

Visit the Human Rights Watch Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg Fellowship site.

Award Details

Amount: Min $55,000 annual salary

Degree: Masters in relevant field within past three years

Fields of Study: Law, journalism, international relations or other relevant studies