Scholarship for International Research Students in Human Rights, Government Transparency access to information and to Justice, and the promotion of civil society by Open Society Foundation, New York, 2013
Scholarship Program: Open Society Fellowship
Type of Award: Fellowship
Nationality: Fellowship is open for U.S. citizens and Non U.S. citizens.
Employer: The open society foundation organizing a fellowship program.
Level of study: This Fellowship program is for Research Studies.
Subject(s): Fellowship in Human Rights, Government Transparency access to information and to Justice, and the promotion of civil society and social inclusion.
Duration: The Fellowship duration is not specified.
Number of awards: Fellowship award number is not specified.
Am I eligible? 1) The Open Society Fellowship accepts proposals from anywhere in the world.
2) Applicants should possess a deep understanding of their chosen subject and a track record of professional accomplishment.
3) Past and current fellows have included journalists, activists, academics, and practitioners in a variety of fields.
4) Successful applicants will be eager to exploit the many resources offered by the Open Society Foundations and be prepared to engage constructively with our global network.
5) Ideal fellows are specialists who can see beyond the parochialisms of their field and possess the tenacity to complete a project of exceptional merit. – Proficiency in spoken English is required.
How do I apply? Interested students can apply for this fellowship program through Online.
What does it cover? Full-time fellows based in the United States will receive a stipend of $80,000 or $100,000, depending on work experience, seniority, and current income. Stipends will be prorated for part-time fellows.
Scholarship Description: The Open Society Fellowship was founded in 2008 to support individuals pursuing innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges. The fellowship funds work that will enrich public understanding of those challenges and stimulate far-reaching and probing conversations within the Open Society Foundations and in the world.
Application closing date: The fellowship application deadline is 1 February, 2013.