Be a Part of the Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 4 January 2016

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship Program is inviting applicants from recent college and graduate school alumni to apply for full-time, six-to-nine month fellowships in Washington, DC. The purpose of the fellowship is to provide an opportunity for college graduates to gain practical knowledge and experience by contributing to the efforts of nonprofit, public-interest organizations working on peace and security issues.

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Goals

The goals of the Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship program are to:

  • Provide a unique educational experience to outstanding individuals who might otherwise not have the opportunity to work on peace and security issues in Washington, DC;
  • Develop leadership skills that can serve the Fellow throughout a career in the peace and security field or related areas of public service;
  • Contribute to the critically important work of the participating nonprofit, public-interest organizations;
  • Continue the work of Herbert Scoville, Jr. by encouraging young people to contribute to this field.

Benefits

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  • Fellows receive a salary of $2,900 per month and health insurance, plus travel expenses to Washington, DC.
  • The program also provides $1,000 per fellow for professional development to attend relevant conferences or meetings that could cover travel, accommodations, and registration fees.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates are required to have completed a baccalaureate degree by the time the fellowship commences.
  • Preference is given to United States citizens, although a fellowship to a foreign national residing in the U.S. is awarded periodically.
  • Non-U.S. citizens living outside the United States are not eligible to apply.
  • The Scoville Fellowship is not intended for students or scholars interested in pursuing independent research in Washington, DC.
  • Preference will be given to individuals who have not had substantial prior public-interest or government experience in the Washington, DC area.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must submit their applications via email at the address given on the website.

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For more information, please visit Peace Fellowship Program.