Parker School Research Grants

The Parker School offers research grants in amounts up to $3,000 to cover travel-related expenses for students to engage in research related to comparative and international law.

Who is eligible? 

Currently-enrolled Columbia Law School J.D. and L.L.M. students in good academic standing are eligible to receive a Parker School grant. 

Nomination process

Students must be nominated by a current Columbia Law School faculty member who will serve as the project advisor for the student.  Faculty members must submit nominations via email to Benjamin Liebman, Director of the Parker School.

Student requirements

Pre-Award Proposal

Students must provide their nominating faculty advisor with a proposal including a research statement of 500-700 words and a budget.

Award Process

We accept nominations on a rolling basis. Notifications of award will be made approximately 4 weeks after the application is received. The amount awarded will be at the discretion of the Parker School and will be informed by the proposed budget and the scope of work indicated in the research statement.

Post-Award Outcomes and Evaluation

The project must result in a written work, completed under the supervision of a Columbia Law School faculty member.