The Supreme Court Welfare Trust Fund SCWTF is inviting applications for the 2013 Fellowships.

The applicants for the Lawyers Welfare Awards must be

  • Enrolled with any State Bar Council in India and
  • Must have completed a minimum of 2 years, and a maximum of 6 years practice in the courts of India.

However, such practice will not include non-litigation practice with law firms/individuals, judicial clerkships and teaching assignments.

The Trust Fellows get a monthly stipend of Rs. 25,000 over a period of 2 years practice in the Supreme Court, extendable to 3 years at the discretion of the Trust and a one-time subscription to SCCOnline® which will be registered in the name of the Trust Fellow.

The candidates applying for this fellowship must be prepared to commit themselves to a minimum period of 2 years’ practice at the Supreme Court.

Interested applicants may e-mail their CV and a 1000 word essay on the best case in which the applicant has been involved in to the Trust at on or before October 1, 2013

A panel of Trustees will shortlist 15 candidates among the Applicants for the final round of interviews. The final interviews will be held by the Chairperson of the Trust and two other Trustees on October 24, 2013.

See the full article on legal news website Bar and Bench here.

Above text copied verbatim from Bar and Bench.

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