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Applications are now being accepted for the 2020 High School Fellowship Program

Friday, February 14, 2020

United States District Court for the District of Delaware

High School Summer
Fellowship Program

     The United States District Court for the District of Delaware is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for its High School Summer Fellowship Program for Summer 2020.

     Students accepted into this program will work for five weeks, beginning on June 29, 2020 and ending on July 31, 2020. They will work in chambers with Judges of the District Court and/or with other federal employees who work with the Court. The fellows will also have the opportunity to observe District Court proceedings, meet leaders in the Delaware legal system and interact with assigned mentors who are attorneys in the District. The fellows will be paid $350 per week, or $1,750 for the five-week program.
     Students who will be sophomores, juniors or seniors in a New Castle County, Delaware high school in the 2020-2021 school year, and who are either U. S. Citizens or Green Card holders, are eligible to apply to the program. Those interested in applying to the program should submit (by mail or e-mail): (1) the completed application; (2) their school transcript; and (3) at least one letter of recommendation (though the student may submit more than one) from either a teacher or other counselor at their school to the individual and address below:
Deborah Benyo
J. Caleb Boggs Federal Building
844 N. King Street
Unit 28, Room 2325
Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 573-4591
      Applications are due no later than March 31, 2020.  We encourage applicants to submit their applications in advance of that date to ensure that all documents have been received and uploaded successfully.  Applicants may be asked to participate in an interview process before the final selection decisions are made.