Fellowships, Institute of Current World Affairs, Washington, DC. Applications for June 2021 appointment are due December 15, 2020.
ICWA advances deep knowledge of global cultures and affairs by supporting fellows for two-year immersive programs of independent research and writing abroad. A proposed fellowship must hold the promise of enriching public life in the United States by advancing the understanding of foreign countries, cultures and trends. Public service, social activism or contribution to wider knowledge in the United States is the ultimate purpose, from a belief the public benefits from the wisdom and experience fellows acquire.
- Candidates must be under 36 years of age at the time of the due date for the initial letter of interest.
- US citizenship is not a requirement but candidates must show strong and credible ties to US society.
- Applicants must have excellent written and spoken English-language skills and must have completed the current phase of their formal education.
- Candidates need necessary language skills to allow to them to carry out their proposed projects.