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

Wednesday, October 10, 2012


The Delaware Bankruptcy American Inn of Court is again awarding a $7,000 stipend for a summer internship with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.  The candidate must apply for an eight-week summer internship rotating among each of the Judges of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court.  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)         intelligent, honest and hard working;

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 to:

                      Chambers of the Honorable Mary F. Walrath
                      824 Market Street, 5th Floor
                      Wilmington, Delaware  19801
                      Attn:  Catherine Farrell, Judicial Assistant

Letters of interest and resumes should be sent no later than December 3, 2012.           

The Judges of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court shall select the successful candidate in their sole discretion.  Top applicants may be required to interview for the position from mid-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 remaining amount will be paid at the end of the fellowship.