The Hon. Thomas L. Ambro Fellowship Criteria for Selection of Summer Scholarship Recipient

Monday, November 6, 2017


   The Delaware Bankruptcy American Inn of Court is again awarding a $7,000 stipend to students who will have completed their second year of law school for a summer internship with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The candidate must apply for an eight-week internship rotating among each of the Judges of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court beginning May or June, 2018. The Recipient will be accountable to the Chief Judge (or his chambers designee) for scheduling, hours, etc.

The criteria for the successful candidate should include:

1) an interest in practicing law in Delaware;
2) a sense of ethics and high moral character;
3) intelligence, honesty and a willingness to work hard;
4) a pleasant personality and ability to work independently or as part of a team; and
5) an interest in commercial or bankruptcy law.

To be considered for this scholarship, applicants who meet the selection criteria should send a letter of interest with their resume and a writing sample to:

United States Bankruptcy Court
Chambers of the Honorable Kevin Gross
824 N. Market Street, 6th Floor
Wilmington, Delaware 19801
Attn: Laura Haney, Judicial Assistant

Letters of interest, resumes and writing samples should be sent no later than December 13, 2017.

The Judges of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court will select the successful candidate in their sole discretion. Interviews will be conducted for the position from late December to early January. The Recipient will be notified by the end of January.

Half of the stipend amount will be provided to the recipient at an awards ceremony held in June. The remainder will be paid at the end of the fellowship.