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Wilson Center Fellowship for International Student 2023

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  • Organisation: USA Universities
  • Duty Station: USA
  • Opportunity Type: Fellowship
  • Duration: Partial Funding
  • Deadline: 10/01/2023

The Wilson Center provides 9-month residential fellowships through a global competition. The center extends a warm invitation to scholars, practitioners, journalists, and public intellectuals to participate in its renowned international Fellowship Program. During the fellowship period, participants engage in research and writing projects related to their areas of expertise while actively interacting with policymakers in Washington, Wilson Center staff, and fellow scholars in residence. The center welcomes fellowship proposals that address crucial challenges faced by the United States and the world, emphasizing policy relevance and a non-advocacy approach.

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Available Subjects

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • All Subjects

Scholarship Benefits

The Center offers a stipend of $90,000 for a nine-month fellowship. Fellows are responsible for their own health insurance and travel expenses.

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Eligible Nationalities

This fellowship is open to international students of all nationalities.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Citizens or permanent residents from any country (applicants from countries outside the United States must hold a valid passport and be able to obtain a J-1 visa even if they are currently in the United States).  (Read more information on visas.)  Please contact the Center if you have any questions about your eligibility to obtain a J1 visa.
  • Citizens or permanent residents from any country (applicants from countries outside the United States must hold a valid passport and be able to obtain a J-1 visa even if they are currently in the United States).
  • Academic candidates must be at the post-doctoral level and have published a book or monograph beyond the Ph.D. dissertation.
  • Practitioners or policymakers with an equivalent level of professional achievement
  • English proficiency as the Center is designed to encourage the exchange of ideas among its fellows

Ineligibility

  • Applicants working on a degree (even if the degree is to be awarded prior to the proposed fellowship year)
  • Proposals of a partisan or advocacy nature
  • Primary research in the natural sciences
  • Projects that create musical composition or dance
  • Projects in the visual arts
  • Projects that are the rewriting of doctoral dissertations
  • The editing of texts, papers, or documents
  • The preparation of textbooks, anthologies, translations, and memoirs

Notes on Eligibility

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You do not need an institutional affiliation to apply. For most academic candidates, a book or monograph is required. Scholars and practitioners who previously held research awards or fellowships at the Wilson Center are not precluded from applying for a fellowship. However, the nature and recency of the prior award may be among the factors considered during the selection process, and by the Fellowship Committee of the Board of Trustees.

Application Procedure

How to Apply

The Wilson Center invites scholars, practitioners, journalists and public intellectuals to take part in its flagship international Fellowship Program and to take advantage of the opportunity to engage actively in the Center’s national mission. The Center awards approximately 15-20 residential fellowships each year. Fellows will be affiliated with one or more of the Wilson Center programs/projects and are encouraged to interact with policymakers in Washington, D.C., with Wilson Center staff, and other scholars who are working on similar research and topics.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

APPLY HERE

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