Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship 2014 for European and USA Graduate Students

Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship 2014 for European and USA Graduate Students

Deadline: January 31, 2014

Humanity in Action seeks applications from graduate students from Europe and the United States for a new fellowship program that will focus on the intersection of foreign affairs and diversity. The Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship is a new transatlantic Humanity in Action program. The Fellowship is an educational program for 24 American and European graduate students about the changing international dynamics of diplomacy and diversity.

In Washington, DC and Paris, the Fellows will explore how American and European governments and societies are responding to a wide range of international and national diversity issues. The program’s guiding mission is to increase awareness of the importance of diversity in diplomacy and other international fields and to encourage and sustain the careers of professionals from minority backgrounds in foreign affairs. The 4-week program will take place from May 17 to June 14, 2014.

Benefits

Humanity in Action generously covers all costs of the program including participation, hotels, flights, local transportation and some food. Fellows will stay in double rooms in hotels in Washington, DC and Paris.

In addition, each Fellow attending an institution of higher education in the United States will receive an educational supplement of $2,000.

Eligibility

United States: Students currently enrolled in a graduate or advanced professional program (master’s, doctorate, MD, JD and MBA) program at universities in the United States are eligible to apply.

Europe: Students currently enrolled in a graduate (second year of master’s, doctoral or other post-master’s studies) program at universities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Poland are eligible to apply. Young professionals from these European countries who have graduated within the past two years from a graduate program (2012 or 2013) are also eligible to apply.

Generally,

  • Applicants should be pursuing an international career in a field such as diplomacy, international relations, development, public health, law, business, national and environmental security, media or non-profit management.
  • All participants must be fluent in English.
  • Applicants of minority backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

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