Open Society Foundations offers the possibility to apply for a paid fellowship in which applicants could work on projects of their own design and passion. Give voice to your ideas!

 

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Organization/Company: The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant societies whose governments are accountable and open to the participation of all people. They seek to strengthen the rule of law; respect for human rights, minorities, and a diversity of opinions; democratically elected governments; and a civil society that helps keep government power in check. They help to shape public policies that assure greater fairness in political, legal, and economic systems and safeguard fundamental rights and implement initiatives to advance justice, education, public health, and independent media. The Foundation builds alliances across borders and continents on issues such as corruption and freedom of information. Working in every part of the world, the Open Society Foundations place a high priority on protecting and improving the lives of people in marginalized communities

 

Duty Station: New York, USA

 

Open To: People who wants to work on projects of their own design and passion

 

Timeframe: Not mentioned

 

Deadline: 15/07/2018

 

Job description: Once chosen, fellows will work on projects of their own design and passion. At the same time, they are expected to take advantage of the intellectual and logistical resources of the Open Society Foundations and contribute meaningfully to the Foundations’ thinking. Fellows will also have opportunities to collaborate with one another as a cohort. It is hoped that the fellowship will not only nurture theoretical debate but also bring about policy change and reform. Open Society fellows produce work outputs of their own choosing, such as a book, journalistic or academic articles, art projects, a series of convenings, etc. In addition, fellowship cohorts may develop a joint work product of some sort. Fellowship staff will assist cohorts in brainstorming possible outputs if needed.

 

Qualifications: Ideal fellows are specialists who can see beyond the parochialisms of their field and possess the tenacity to complete a project of exceptional merit. Proposals will be accepted from anywhere in the world, although demonstrable proficiency in spoken and written English is required. Applicants should possess and demonstrate a deep understanding of the major themes embedded within the proposition above and be willing to work in a cohort of fellows with diverse occupational, geographic, and ideological profiles. Successful applicants should be eager to exploit the many resources offered by the Open Society Foundations and be prepared to engage constructively with our global network.

 

Wage: Fellows will receive a stipend of $80,000 or $100,000, depending on work experience, seniority, and current income. The stipend does not necessarily equal the applicant’s current salary. In addition to the stipend, fellows will receive a project budget. That budget may include expenses such as travel (including airfare and hotel), visa costs, part-time research assistance, conference fees and health insurance.  

 

Application process: Applicants are first required to submit a one- to two page, single-spaced, letter of inquiry that outlines the topic of the project, proposed work product, and relevance to the proposition. A CV should accompany the letter of inquiry. Letters of inquiry should address the following questions:

- What is the central argument of your proposed project as it relates to the proposition?

- How does your project advance or challenge current thinking?

- Who is/are the intended audience/s?

- What are the potential work products?

The letter of inquiry should be submitted here

 

Useful links:

Link to the offer

Open Society Foundation Website

 

Contact information:

Email address for the fellowship:

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224 West 57th Street

New York, NY 10019

United States

Phone:

+1-212-548-0600

Fax:

+1-212-548-4600




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The German Marshall Fund is now accepting applications and nominations for the next cohort of Marshall Memorial Fellows, which will travel in the fall of 2018 and the spring of 2019. If you would like to apply yourself or nominate another leader, don’t miss this unique opportunity!

 

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Organization/Company: The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) strengthens transatlantic cooperation on regional, national, and global challenges and opportunities in the spirit of the Marshall Plan. GMF contributes research and analysis and convenes leaders on transatlantic issues relevant to policymakers. GMF offers rising leaders opportunities to develop their skills and networks through transatlantic exchange, and supports civil society in the Balkans and Black Sea regions by fostering democratic initiatives, rule of law, and regional cooperation. Founded in 1972 as a non-partisan, nonprofit organization through a gift from Germany as a permanent memorial to Marshall Plan assistance, GMF maintains a strong presence on both sides of the Atlantic. In addition to its headquarters in Washington, DC

 

Duty Station: United States

 

Open To: All citizens of a participating country (Candidates must be citizens of one of the following countries: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Luxembourg, Moldova, Macedonia, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, or the United States) meeting the requirements

 

Timeframe: fall of 2018 and the spring of 2019

 

Deadline: September 27, 2018

 

Job description: The Marshall Memorial Fellowship (MMF) is GMF’s flagship leadership development program. Created in 1982 to introduce a new generation of European leaders to the United States, it now prepares leaders from both sides of the Atlantic for transatlantic relations. The program relies on 6 months of distance learning and 24 days of first-hand experience to facilitate knowledge and network development for effective transatlantic engagement. GMF awards 75 Marshall Memorial Fellowships each year to candidates from all sectors, including business, government and civil society. The German Marshall Fund is now accepting applications and nominations for the next cohort of Marshall Memorial Fellows, which will travel in the fall of 2018 and the spring of 2019. Using a method perfected over more than 30 years of implementation, the Marshall Memorial Fellowship provides an intense learning and networking experience of benefit to those working on issues of shared concern for communities on both sides of the Atlantic

 

Qualifications: To become a Marshall Memorial Fellow, a candidate must meet the following eligibility criteria:

- Minimum of six years of proven leadership experience with significant accomplishment in business, civil society, politics, or media

- Be a citizen of a participating country (Candidates must be citizens of one of the following countries: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Luxembourg, Moldova, Macedonia, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, or the United States)

- Be available for six months of distance learning, 24 days of travel exchange, and active alumni engagement upon completion of the fellowship

- Have not resided or worked for an extensive period of time on the other side of the Atlantic in the last three years (participation in an academic exchange program does not disqualify an applicant)

- Speak English proficiently

- Possess a passport valid at least six months beyond the assigned fellowship dates

- Candidates cannot be a candidate's family member, a Marshall Memorial Fellowship selection committee member, host or selection partners, or the German Marshall Fund’s staff member

- A profound sense of integrity

- A commitment to democracy and diversity across markers including profession, gender, race, and ethnicity

- A desire to effect real and sustainable change through creativity and innovation

- Proven ability to apply knowledge and leverage networks

- An ability to become a steward of the transatlantic agenda

 

Wage/Fees:  GMF invests approximately $25,000 in each fellow. Fellows meet this investment by covering their registration fee upon acceptance into the program of $800 for Americans and $600 for Europeans, and out of pocket expenses during the program of $1,500, on average. A fee waiver is available to those individuals who demonstrate a clear financial need and inability to cost share this way

 

Application process: The application includes a form, short answer questions, three essay questions, a resume/CV, and two letters of recommendation, and the nomination form. Candidates should not ask for a letter of recommendation from their nominator or a family member, and applicants should not submit letters of recommendations for other applicants. Upon review of applications, the strongest candidates will be invited to an interview with a selection committee. All interviews are conducted in person and in English. Interview dates and locations will be provided to applicants as early as possible, and candidates are expected to hold this date and make themselves available for interviews. All applicants will be notified of the result of their application by email by April 2018. Please direct all questions This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Useful links:

link to the offer

link to the website

 

Contact information: The German Marshall Fund HQ

1744 R Street NW

Washington, DC 20009, United States

Tel: +1 202-683-2650

Fax: +1 202-265-1662

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Are you an African descent living in the Diaspora? If so join the Fellowship Programme that provides the participants with an intensive learning opportunity to deepen their understanding of the United Nations human rights system, instruments and mechanisms, with a focus on issues of particular relevance to people of African descent

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Organization: The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945. It is currently made up of 193 Member States. The mission and work of the United Nations are guided by the purposes and principles contained in its founding Charter. Each of the 193 Member States of the United Nations is a member of the General Assembly. States are admitted to membership in the UN by a decision of the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the Security Council

 

Duty station: Geneva, Switzerland

 

Open to: The selection of the fellows will reflect gender and regional balance. The human rights situation of People of African Descent in the respective countries will also be taken into consideration

 

Deadline: 31.05.2017

 

Time frame: In 2017 the Fellowship will be held from 13 November to 1 December 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland

 

Description: The Fellowship Programme will allow the participants to better contribute to the protection and promotion of civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of people of African descent in their respective countries

 

Qualifications:
-The candidate must be an individual of African descent living in the Diaspora
-The candidate must have a minimum of 4 years of work experience related to the rights of People of African Descent
-The candidate needs to have sufficient command of the English language to be able to participate fully in the programme
-The candidate has to submit a letter from an organization working on issues related to People of African Descent or minority rights certifying their status
-The candidates must be available to attend the full duration of the programme. The selected fellows will be expected to participate in different activities and to strictly follow the programme

 

Application process: Applicants are requested to submit the following documents in one single e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:

-A Curriculum Vitae
-A completed, signed and scanned Application Form in one single document.
-A Personal Statement (maximum 500 words) in which the candidate will explain his/her motivation for applying, and how he/she will use the knowledge gained from the fellowship to promote the interests and rights of people of African descent.
-An Official Letter of Support from the nominating organization or community
-A copy of the applicant’s passport.
Please note that submissions with more than five attachments will not be accepted


Wage/fees: not specified

 

 

Further info: Each fellow is entitled to a return ticket (economy class) from the country of residence to Geneva; basic health insurance; and a stipend to cover modest accommodation and other living expenses for the duration of the Programme.

Useful links:

Call for the fellowship
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Are you a student interested in doing an amazing experience in a stimulating environment? Would you like to discover what it’s like to study abroad in a Canadian university? You can try it out now! Apply and don’t miss this great opportunity!

 

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Organization: The University of Manitoba, Western Canada’s first university, is an academic institution ranked one of the top 50 research-intensive universities in Canada. The institution is located in the heart of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, and offer more than 100 programs. It provides a wide variety of courses amongst which 47 doctoral, 90 master’s and one diploma program. Every year the faculty members secure more than $160 million in external funding

 

Duty Station: Manitoba, Canada

 

Open to: All students interested and possessing the required qualifications

 

Timeframe: There are different timeframes depending on what study course the fellowship is given for:

- Master’s program: for the first 24 months

- PhD program: for the first 48 months

 

Deadline:

- Fall session from September: 1 april

- Winter session from January: 1 august

- Summer session from May: 1 december

 

Job description: The Graduate Fellowship is intended to determine the recipients of the listed supplemental awards, which are meant to be held with the UMGF. The same process is used to upgrade new Master’s UMGF recipients to the Manitoba Graduate Scholarship for Master’s students. These supplemental award offers and MGS upgrades will occur in July of each year. Only students who have received an offer as of July will be included in the supplemental offers and upgrades

 

Qualifications: Ideal candidates should possess the following qualifications:

- Students with a minimum GPA of 3.75 (above B+) at a recognized university based on a Bachelor, Masters, Graduate Diploma or a Doctoral degree

- Students in all fields of graduate study (with the exception of those in the College of Medicine and in the Master of Business Administration) are eligible to apply, provided their program is eligible for tri-council funding

 

Wage/Fee:

- Master’s Program: $14.000 

- PhD Program: $18.000

 

Application process: In order to apply, candidates must open the page here

 

Useful links:

 

University of Manitoba Official Website

Vacancy Page

 

Contacts information:

 

500 University Centre

University of Manitoba

Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

Office: 204.474.9377

Fax: 204.474.7553

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The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly International Secretariat regularly engages eight or nine graduate students of political science, law and international relations from universities in OSCE countries as Research Fellows

Organization: The Parliamentary Assembly of the OSCE is the parliamentary dimension of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, whose 57 participating States span the geographical area from Vancouver to Vladivostok. The primary task of the 323-member Assembly is to facilitate inter-parliamentary dialogue, an important aspect of the overall effort to meet the challenges of democracy throughout the OSCE area

 

Duty station: Copenhagen and Vienna

 

Open to: Graduate students

 

Timeframe: Fellowship positions are available twice a year for six months periods. Autumn session intake: September/October - Spring session intake: February/March

 

Deadline: Autumn intake: 1 May of each year - Spring intake: 1 October

 

Job description: Students join the International Secretariat in order to gain practical experience in the field of international affairs, and the Assembly, in turn, benefits from increased language capacity as well as a strong research capacity. The primary duty of Research Fellows is to conduct substantive research on various projects for the Assembly and to provide assistance to its officials and staff members. Research Fellows regularly prepare briefing reports for parliamentary delegations, including for election observation missions and official visits by Parliamentary Assembly Members. They also assist in the planning and execution of meetings of the Assembly, work with Assembly Committees, follow the work of OSCE Field Missions, and assist in the drafting of various Assembly reports. In addition, Fellows are at times asked to help draft speeches and statements and write papers on special projects undertaken by the Assembly's Secretariat. They also assist with day-to-day practical work in the office such as copying, filing and other necessary chores

 

Qualifications:

- graduate students between the ages of 21 and 26 with strong research and writing abilities and a solid academic background in political science, law or international relations

- citizens of OSCE participating States

- specific interests in the politics of the OSCE region, and particularly the former Soviet Union, are desirable

- excellent written and spoken English is required (this is the working language)

- one other official OSCE language (French, German, Italian, Russian or Spanish) is desirable

- computer skills for word-processing and research are necessary

 

Wage/fees: Housing is provided free of charge and all Research Fellows receive a small stipend of 564 euros per month, which covers minimum living expenses in Copenhagen or Vienna

 

Application process: Applications must include: the completed application form; a short cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a transcript of grades; two letters of recommendation; a recent photograph. Please submit completed applications either by post or by email to:

Dana Bjerregaard - Assistant to the Secretary General

OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

Tordenskjoldsgade 1

1055 Copenhagen K, Denmark

Tel.: +45 33 37 80 40

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Useful links: Fellowship OSCE-PA

 

Contact information: Consult the information above

 

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The Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories Program offers opportunity to young researchers in Canadian governamental laboratories and research units. Keep on reading to know more about it!

Organization: NSERC (National Scientific and Engineering Research Council of Canada) aims to make Canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all Canadians. The agency supports university students in their advanced studies, promotes and supports discovery research, and fosters innovation by encouraging Canadian companies to participate and invest in postsecondary research projects. NSERC researchers are on the vanguard of science, building on Canada’s long tradition of scientific excellence. NSERC invests in people by supporting postsecondary students and postdoctoral fellows in their advanced studies

 

Duty Station: Canada

 

Open To: Applicants of all nationalities with a doctoral degree in the natural sciences or engineering are eligible (There are no restrictions on the nationality of applicants, but awards are subject to a citizenship quota.)

 

Timeframe: Fellowships are awarded for one year with the possibility of renewal for a second and third year, at the discretion of the government department concerned

 

Deadline: None – open throughout the year. Applications are processed and reviewed as they are received

 

Job description: The Visiting Fellowships in Canadian Government Laboratories (VF) Program provides promising emerging scientists and engineers with the opportunity to work with research groups or leaders in Canadian government laboratories and research institutions. The number of awards varies according to the budgets of participating departments and agencies

Departments and agencies that support fellowships (some changes may occur in this list): Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canadian Conservation Institute, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Environment Canada, Fisheries and Oceans, Health Canada, Industry Canada, National Defence, Natural Resources Canada, Parks Canada

 

Qualifications:

- doctoral degree in the natural sciences or engineering from a recognized university within the past five years. Your application will be accepted if you are currently enrolled in a doctoral program at a recognized university and you will complete all requirements for your degree within six months of submitting your application

- academic excellence

- research ability or potential

- communication skills

- interpersonal and leadership abilities

- justification for location of tenure and potential benefits to the government department

 

Wage/Fees: $50,503 salary per year (one year, renewable for up to two more years)

 

Application process:

To create or access an application, select On-line System Login. To view forms and instructions, select PDF Forms and Instructions. Moreover, applicants must consult and fill in the Terms and Conditions of Applying Form and Form 200 – Application for an Industrial Postgraduate Scholarship, an Industrial R&D Fellowship or a Visiting Fellowship in Canadian Government Laboratories (PDF form available online).

Selection committees will be responsible for the pre-selection of applicants, recommending only the most meritorious applicants whose names will be placed on the inventory of approved candidates for a Visiting Fellowship in Canadian Government Laboratories.

 

Useful links:

Fellowship

NSERC website

 

Contact information:

General Inquiries: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Toll free: 1-855-275-2861 - Fax: 613-992-5337

Mailing Address:

NSERC

350 Albert Street

16th Floor

Ottawa, ON

K1A1H5

For more information, consult the Contact list

 

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