Applications are especially encouraged from candidates with a strong interest in these issues who have prior experience with public-interest activism or advocacy.
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.
Fellows receive a salary of $2,900 per month and health insurance, plus travel expenses to Washington, DC.
Course Level: Fellowship is available for college and graduate school alumni to apply for full-time, six-to-nine month fellowships in Washington, DC.
Scholarship Award: Fellows receive a salary of $2,900 per month and health insurance, 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.
Some lenders may permit Scoville Fellows to defer college loan payments during their fellowship. Check with your individual lenders.
Scholarship can be taken in the USA
Eligibility: Candidates are required to have completed a baccalaureate degree by the time the fellowship commences. Preference is given to United States citizens, although a fellowship to a foreign national residing in the U.S. is awarded periodically. Non-U.S. citizens living outside the United States are not eligible to apply. The Scoville Fellowship is not intended for students or scholars interested in pursuing independent research in Washington, DC.
Preference will be given to individuals who have not had substantial prior public-interest or government experience in the Washington, DC area.
Nationality: US applicants are eligible to apply for the fellowship.
How to Apply: Applicants must email the following items to apply-at-scoville.org by September 30, 2016 for the spring 2017 semester. An automated email response will be sent when items are received. Applicants who do not receive the email response within 24 hours of emailing materials should re-submit their application.
Application Deadline: The deadline for receipt of all application materials is:
Spring 2017 Fellowship–September 30, 2016
Fall 2017 Fellowship–January 6, 2017