Student Human Rights Action Fund 

As part of our commitment to nurturing a vibrant human rights culture within CLS, HRI provides funding to support student-led human rights initiatives. The HRI Student Human Rights Action Fund presents a significant opportunity for CLS students to organize and lead various activities aimed at fostering awareness and engagement around human rights issues on campus and in the wider community. For Spring 2024, we invite proposals specifically focused on human rights issues in the United States.

Key Features:

  • Grant Amount: Up to $1,000
  • Eligibility: Open to all CLS students, including JDs, LLMs, and JSDs.

Diverse Initiatives Encouraged:

The grants are designed to encompass a wide array of activities, from engaging workshops to insightful seminars and impactful initiatives – all centered around promoting human rights. We especially welcome activities focused on campus. We welcome and encourage diverse approaches to address human rights challenges.

Application Process:

To apply, interested students can simply fill out a brief form, articulating how the funding will enhance their initiative. The submission deadline for the Spring 2024 Semester is 23 February 2024, with responses from HRI expected by 1 March.

Share Your Impact:

Upon the successful execution of the proposed activity, we kindly request a 250-word evaluation. This not only helps us understand the impact and contribution of your initiative but also contributes valuable insights for shaping future human rights endeavors.

More information:

Additional information about the  proposal  process can be found in this FAQ. For any inquiries or clarification, please reach out to HRI’s Managing Director, Tor Hodenfield at [email protected]