Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship Program 2024 (Funded)
Applications are open for the Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship Program 2024. The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship Program invites recent college and graduate school alumni to apply for full-time, six-to-nine month fellowships in Washington, DC. Outstanding individuals will be selected to work with nonprofit, public-interest organizations addressing peace and security issues.
Scoville Fellows will choose to work with one of the twenty-six organizations participating in the program. With the assistance of alumni, board, and staff, fellows will select a placement which best matches their interests and the needs of the host organization. Participating organizations provide office space and support, supervision and guidance for fellows’ work. With the exception of Congressional lobbying, fellows may undertake a variety of activities, including research, writing, and organizing that support the goals of their host organization.
The purpose of the fellowship is to provide an opportunity for college graduates to gain practical knowledge and experience by contributing to the efforts of nonprofit, public-interest organizations working on peace and security issues.
- Applicant must have received a bachelor’s or master’s degree within the past few years;
- Have a background and strong interest in one or more of the approved policy issues addressed by the fellowship;
- Excellent academic accomplishments;
- Good written and oral communication skills;
- Prior experience with public-interest activism or advocacy is highly desirable;
- Considering a career working on international peace and security issues with public-interest organizations, the Federal Government, academia, or media;
- United States citizens living in the U.S. or overseas are eligible to apply;
- Non-U.S. citizens may only apply if they live in the U.S. and have a U.S. work visa for the duration of the fellowship. Non-U.S. citizens living outside the United States are not eligible to apply.
Duration and Benefits
- Fellows receive a salary of $3,885 per month and basic health insurance compensation, plus travel expenses to Washington, DC.
- The program also provides $1,000 per fellow for professional development to attend relevant conferences or meetings that could cover travel, accommodations, and registration fees, or to take a language or policy course.
- The program arranges meetings for the fellows with policy experts and social networking events with alumni. Fellows also receive mentoring from a board member and a former fellow.
How to Apply
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Deadline: 8th January, 2024
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