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Application

The deadline to apply for both the academic session and optional internship program has been extended to April 15, 2020, after which participants will only be admitted if space is available; however, some classes and internship placements fill up early, so applicants with a strong preference are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

How to Apply

To apply, applicants complete the 2020 Fordham-Ghana Summer Law Program Application and submit the non-refundable $100 Application Fee.*

All applicants who are requesting an internship are also required to submit the $500 Internship Placement Fee.*

* Payment(s) may be made through the online credit card system linked here OR or via check or money order payable to Fordham Law School and mailed to:

Emma Mercer
Program Coordinator
Fordham-Ghana Summer Law Program
Fordham University School of Law
150 West 62nd Street, Floor 7-141
New York, NY 10023
elmercer@law.fordham.edu

Instructions for completing the online Application Form:

Please have the following files ready to upload, as you will not be able to save and complete the form later:

  1. Copies of undergraduate and law school transcripts*^
  2. Resume
  3. Passport photo page
  4. Recent Photo

* In addition to the unofficial transcripts uploaded here, please request that official transcripts be mailed to the program directly at the address given above.

^ NON-FORDHAM STUDENTS: Please also request that a letter of good standing be sent along with your law school transcript.

Admission decisions are made on a rolling basis and applicants may expect to receive a decision via email within two weeks of receipt of all application materials and fees.