Apply to the Zubrow Fellowship

The Sol & Hellen Zubrow Fellowship in Children's Law is a two-year, non-project-based fellowship for recent law school graduates with a demonstrated commitment to Juvenile Law Center’s mission and to working on behalf of youth in the child welfare and justice systems.

About the Fellowship

Please read all the FAQs before applying.

Salary & Loan Repayment
The Zubrow Fellowship is a two-year fellowship. The Fellow will be provided with an annual salary of $52,000, plus health care benefits, disability insurance, and life insurance. In addition, Juvenile Law Center provides loan repayment assistance of up to $10,000 per year toward payment of qualified education debt. See the FAQs to learn more.

Applicants for the 2020-2022 Zubrow Fellowship should have graduated or anticipate graduating law school or a dual degree program in law between 2018-2020. Applicants must apply within two years of graduating from law. Questions? Email us at

Application & Selection

2020-2022 Fellowship Deadline: CLOSED

To apply, submit the application form, resume, law school transcript, essay responses, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Email all application materials in a single PDF file to using this title format: LastName_FirstName_ZubrowApplication. Read the FAQs for more information on how to apply. 

Download the application

Applicants will be judged on the extent to which they possess the vision, drive, and skills required to further Juvenile Law Center's mission. The Fellow will be expected to begin the fellowship in September of the following year.

We recognize the urgency and necessity of building diverse leadership at Juvenile Law Center and in the field more broadly. We are committed to actively recruiting and hiring from communities most impacted by our work. Applicants working to advance equity or who identify with impacted communities are strongly encouraged to apply and self-identify during the application process. Read the FAQs for more information on the application and selection process.

Statement on Diversity and Inclusion 

Juvenile Law Center’s mission is to advocate for rights, dignity, equity, and opportunity in the child welfare and justice systems. The diversity of our staff is critical to fulfilling this mission. 

Juvenile Law Center is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive space that affirms and celebrates the backgrounds, learned and lived expertise, whole identities, and individual perspectives of our staff. We are committed to the diversity of our staff as it pertains to race, color, ethnicity, class, sex, marital or parental status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, size, disability, religion, national origin, and/or child welfare or juvenile or criminal justice involvement, including prior record of arrest, adjudication, or conviction. Applicants of all backgrounds and experiences are encouraged to self-identify during the application process. 

Juvenile Law Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.