Senior International Fellows Program
The Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society’s Senior International Fellows Program provides a professional development opportunity for grant makers and other community philanthropy practitioners who are decision-makers in their professions. The program is designed to strengthen Third-Sector capacity in countries outside the United States. Senior-level Third-Sector practitioners in the United States are also welcome to apply to participate on a tuition basis or with support from institutional sponsors.
Fellows are based at The Graduate Center of The City University of New York where they design and pursue an individualized strategy paper attend weekly seminars, explore the work of key agencies and foundations meet with non-profit leaders and study U.S. and international community foundation models.
The Senior Fellows Program will run from Monday April 8, 2013 through Friday May 3, 2013.
The program focus will be community foundations set within the context of the global philanthropic sector. Additional trends and practices in philanthropy will be covered to address the research interests of accepted Fellows
Based on the seminars, readings, discussions with leaders in the field, and the Fellows’ own experiences, each participant will produce a strategy paper with recommendations for the development, adaptation or expansion of community foundations or another approved topic. It is expected that these recommendations will draw from the variety of foundation experiences around the globe, and will reflect the political, social, economic and legal frameworks in the Fellows’ home countries
Eligibility and Selection:
The program is open to senior-level practitioners and decision-makers in their professions (generally over the age of 35) in the US and overseas
Strong spoken and written English language skills are required. TOEFL scores or the equivalent may be submitted by those whose education was in a language other than English. Alternately, please provide a statement describing your facility with the English language within your professional sphere
Candidates must have a strong institutional base and be well-placed to implement research recommendations
Preference is given to candidates who are 1) affiliated with a community foundation or initiatives to support community philanthropy development, and 2) who illustrate in their proposals a clear interest in furthering the work of community foundations or otherwise strengthening the local culture of philanthropy
Candidates affiliated with other institutions in the philanthropy sector who submit proposals on current trends and practices in philanthropy (other than community foundations) may apply for consideration on a tuition basis or with financial support from individual or institutional sponsors
A select number of applicants will receive full fellowship awards earmarked for citizens of countries other than the United States. These awards provide for tuition, travel, accommodations and reimbursement for selected program-related costs
Application on a tuition basis or with financial support from individual or institutional sponsors is open to all, regardless of country of origin or residence. Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements detailed above to be considered for participation on a tuition or sponsorship basis
The selection of program participants will be made by a committee of leaders from the Third Sector
Full fellowship awards cover the costs of tuition, furnished accommodations in Manhattan, local transportation and reimbursement for selected program-related costs.
Tuition-based or institutionally-supported appointments may also be made, pending approval by the selection committee.
For non-U.S. citizens: Monday October 15, 2012
For individuals living and working in the U.S.: Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis
For further information, visit the link. http://www.philanthropy.org/programs/ifp/Senior2013.html
Kellogg Institute for International Studies offers Visiting Fellowships
The Kellogg Institute for International Studies has been providing visiting fellowships to promote interdisciplinary international research in a supportive community of scholars since 1983.This widely respected residential program offers time to pursue scholarly inquiry where it takes you, advance your personal research, and collaborate with other scholars and practitioners from across the US and around the globe.
As a visiting fellow, the candidate have the opportunity to pursue research related to Kellogg Institute themes of democracy and human development, share your research with the Notre Dame scholarly community, and have the opportunity to publish in Kellogg’s peer-reviewed Working Paper Series.
The Kellogg Institute gives the opportunity to the leading scholars to interact with one another through the Institute’s seminars and lectures, international conferences, roundtable discussions on world affairs as well as cultural events. The facilities at the Hesburgh Center are ideal for scholarly research. Visiting fellows have spacious offices, on-site information technology support, personal library services through a branch of the University’s library, and use of a variety of campus facilities.
Visiting Fellowships include:
Stipend, Travel expenses, Medical insurance benefits, Partial housing subsidy for the Hesburgh Center Residences or other on-campus housing,
Up to $1,500 of conference travel support for recipients of one and two-year fellowships
We invite applications from scholars and practitioners who conduct international research on themes of democracy and/or human development. Applicants may come from any country and typically fall into three groups:
Promising junior and midcareer scholars (typically post-docs and assistant or associate professors)
Distinguished senior scholars with an established record of scholarly excellence
Accomplished policy makers, journalists, and other practitioners whose knowledge and experience can link policy and scholarship
Most successful applicants will hold a PhD or equivalent degree in a social science discipline or in history.
In exceptional cases, the Institute will support applicants with a PhD or its equivalent in other disciplines
The Institute welcomes applications from eminent scholars and practitioners who do not hold a PhD
Advanced ABD graduate students may apply, but awards are contingent on their having completed the PhD before beginning the fellowship
Eligibility Considerations (for non-US citizens/residents)
The following should be considered when applying for a Kellogg Institute fellowship:
Advanced English language proficiency is required
Foreign nationals must have a valid passport and be able to obtain a J-1 Visa
According to US immigration regulations, an individual who completes a period of stay of less than five years as a J-1 professor or research scholar and does not have another appointment immediately following the termination of said stay, cannot return to the US as a J-1 professor or research scholar until the individual has been outside the US for a minimum period of two years. This two-year bar is different from the two-year home residency requirement normally issued to J-1 scholars.
Kellogg Institute Visiting Fellowships are highly selective, with the majority awarded through our annual competition. The Institute may consider applications from distinguished senior scholars and practitioners on a rolling basis outside the competition.
Fellowships are offered for the academic year (August to May) or the fall (August to December) or spring semesters (January to May). Two-year postdoctoral visiting fellowships may be offered to one or two applicants per year.
Deadline: Complete applications must be received by Thursday, November 1, 2012.
For further information, visit the link. http://kellogg.nd.edu/vfellowships/fellowships.shtml#eli
Hong Kong International PhD Fellowship
Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong invites applications for PhD Fellowship around the globe in the field of Humanities & Social Sciences; Health Sciences; Sciences & Engineering.
The Fellowship provides a monthly stipend of HK$20,000 (approximately US$2,600) and a conference and research related travel allowance of HK$10,000 (approximately US$1,300) per year to each awardee for a period of three years. About 135 PhD Fellowships will be awarded in each academic year. For awardees who need more than three years to complete their PhD studies, additional support may be provided by the chosen institutions. For details, please contact the institutions concerned directly.
Candidates who are seeking admission as new full time PhD students in the following eight institutions, irrespective of their country of origin, prior work experience, and ethnic background, should be eligible to apply. City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong Baptist University Lingnan University The Chinese University of Hong Kong The Hong Kong Institute of Education The Hong Kong Polytechnic University The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology The University of Hong Kong Applicants should demonstrate outstanding qualities of academic performance, research ability / potential, communication and interpersonal skills, and leadership abilities.
How to apply?
Eligible applicants should make their initial application through the online system at their website, to obtain a reference number before submitting full application to their selected institutions.
Deadline: 1 December, 2012
For more information, visit this link: http://cerg1.ugc.edu.hk/hkpfs/index.html
International Media Fellowships
British Chevening scholarships
British Chevening scholarships are offered in over 150 countries, across the globe to study in the UK. Up to 100 Indian professionals receive financial assistance each year for the duration of their studies. Its website is www.chevening.com
Fulbright Master's Fellowships
Eligibility: Individuals in the age group of 25-30 years who have completed the equivalent of a U.S. Bachelor’s degree, have at least three years professional or work experience.
Grant: J-1 visa support; Round-trip airfare from fellow’s home city to the host institution in the United States; Funding towards tuition and fees, living and related costs. Medical insurance coverage as per U.S. Government guidelines; and Pre-academic English-language training (if necessary).
Subject of study: All aspects of mass communications, including print (newspapers, journals, etc.) and broadcast (radio, television, internet) media, media management, and communications research and strategy. Subspecialties include marketing, media management, public relations, print journalism, online journalism, and broadcast journalism, among others.
For details log on to: www.fulbright-india.org
John S Knight Fellowships
Place: Stanford University, California
Purpose: Independent study and reflection.
Open to: All journalists from outside the US, including anchors, photographers, Web editors, producers and cartoonists.
Number of fellowships: Six to eight
Minimum experience: Five years.
Financial benefits: Knight Fellows receive a stipend of $55,000, paid in 10 monthly installments during the academic year from September through June. The programme also pays Stanford tuition for each fellow. To help offset the high cost of living in the Palo Alto area, the Knight Fellowships provides supplements for housing, child care, health insurance and helps pay for books.
For details log on to: www.knight.stanford.edu
The Nieman Foundation selects 12 international journalists for Nieman Fellowships each year. The foundation also chooses three Nieman Fellows in Global Health Reporting each year: one from the United States, one from Europe and one from the developing world.
The Nieman Fellowships are awarded to journalists of accomplishment and promise who have demonstrated a capacity for growth and leadership and whose application statements argue persuasively that their experience at Harvard will improve their abilities as journalists.
For details log on to: http://www.nieman.harvard.edu/
Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships
Eligibility: Candidates should be 25 to 35 years of age, and working in a newspaper in a developing country. They should have at least three years of experience in print journalism, and an excellent command of English. They should be proficient in computer usage and should have a strong desire to return to work in their home country.
Timelines: Applications should be sent before September 1 each year. In mid-March of the following year, the fellows begin their fellowship in Washington, DC with a two-week orientation session before they spread out to major and mid-sized American cities until September, when they return to Washington, DC for four days before returning to their home country.
Fellowship details: The fellowship covers travel expenses to the United States, all travel related to the fellowship, housing, insurance, a monthly stipend for living expenses and assistance in obtaining the J-1 visas from the U.S. embassy in their home country. Selected candidate are given five-month fellowship at a U.S. newspaper.
How to apply: Applications should include the application form which can be downloaded from http://www.pressfellowships.org/ from June to September each year, the applicant’s C.V. or resume, two letters of reference, four original articles in English or translated into English, a passport-sized photo, one issue of the newspaper the applicant works for, a copy of the applicant’s press credentials, and a copy of the applicant’s valid passport.
For details click: http://www.pressfellowships.org/
Dag Hammarskjöld Memorial Scholarship Fund
About the Scholarship: The United Nations sponsors the Dag Hammarskjöld Memorial Scholarship Fund for young, working journalists to come to New York to report on General Assembly sessions for their home media from mid-September to mid-December.
Eligibility: Journalists from Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America between the ages of 25 and 35 who are currently full-time employees of a newspaper or broadcast news service with an excellent level of English are eligible to apply. Successful applicants must obtain a leave of absence from their employers.
Scholarship: The scholarship includes round-trip airfare to New York City, room and board, health insurance and a small stipend for basic expenses.
For more information, visit: http://www.unjournalismfellowship.org/
Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program
Purpose: The purpose of the program is to provide opportunities for advanced study to exceptional individuals who will use this education to become leaders in their respective fields, furthering development in their own countries and greater economic and social justice worldwide. To ensure that Fellows are drawn from diverse backgrounds, IFP actively seeks candidates from social groups and communities that lack systematic access to higher education.
Guidelines: The International Fellowships Program provides support for up to three years of formal graduate-level study leading to a masters or doctoral degree.
Eligibility: Fellows are selected from countries in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, and Russia, where the Ford Foundation maintains active overseas programs.
Fellows are chosen on the basis of their leadership potential and commitment to community or national service, as well as for academic excellence. The Foundation currently works in fifteen fields to strengthen democratic values, reduce poverty and injustice, promote international cooperation, and advance human achievement.
Fellowship support: Once selected, Fellows may enroll in an appropriate university program anywhere in the world, including their country of residence. The program provides placement assistance to those Fellows not yet admitted to graduate school.
For details write to:
United State Educational Foundation in India (USEFI):
Or visit: www.ifpsa.org
Jefferson Fellowships for Journalists
Aim: The Jefferson Fellowships, founded by the East-West Center in 1967, are aimed to promote better public understanding of the United States, Asia and the Pacific Islands through a program of dialogue, study and travel for print and broadcast journalists.
Fellowship: The fellowship, offered two times a year, is an immersion course on cultures and current issues of the region. During seminars and field study, the journalists selected from the United States and the Asia Pacific region learn from each other as well as from scholars and students, business and labour leaders, government policy-makers, political and civic leaders, lobbyists and public interest groups, social activists, cultural analysts, media experts and others whom they meet and interview during the course of the program.
Programme: The programme begins at the East-West Center with a week of lectures and discussions on key regional issues led by East-West Center, University of Hawaii and other experts from the Honolulu community. The Fellows then undertake field study in Asia and the United States mainland to further their understanding of the issues.
For more details visit: http://www.eastwestcenter.org/jefferson
International Journalism Exchange
Eligibility: The International Journalism Exchange (IJE) is open to editors who have worked in journalism for at least five years, are currently employed by a daily newspaper and are proficient in English. Priority is given to editors from countries in transition to democratic rule.
Programme: The five-week programme begins in Washington, DC with orientation and seminars. Fellows then begin a month-long newspaper assignment that offers exposure to all departments of an American newspaper. The programme concludes with a final evaluation in New York City.
IJE was initiated in 1984 by the American Society of Newspaper Editors and has been administered by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) since 1990.
For more information, contact:
IJE, International Center for Journalists,
1616 H Street, NW, Third Floor,
Washington, D.C., 20006;
Tel: (202) 737-3700; Fax: (202) 737-0530;
Web site: http://www.icfj.org/ije.html
James H. Ottaway, Jr. International Fellowships
Agency/Organisation: American Press Institute (API)
Number of Fellowships: Ten
Eligibility: The Fellowships are available to editors, publishers or managers from daily newspapers in developing democracies. Each fellow attends one of four executive-level training programs at the API. Applicants should be fluent in oral and written English and have at least five years of experience as a high-ranking newspaper executive.
Grant: The fellowships cover travel, lodging, tuition and meals during the training.
For more information, including an application form and guidelines, contact
Linda Kepner of API at LKepner@americanpressinstitute.org
Edward J Nell Scholarship
Reham al-Farra International Scholarship in Journalism at Bournemouth University , UK
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
100 Adler Journalism Building, #E305
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-2004
One World Fellowship for senior radio, TV broadcasters
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