Author Topic: 2014/15 Jennings Randolph(JR) Senior Fellowship for International Students in USA  (Read 289 times)

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United States Institute of Peace offers Jennings Randolph (JR) senior fellowship for international citizens in the field of international peace and security challenges. The fellowship provides opportunities to scholars, policy analysts, policy makers, journalists, and other experts for research. Senior Fellowships usually last for nine to ten months, starting in October, but shorter-term fellowships are also available. Priority is given to proposals deemed likely to make timely and significant contributions to the understanding and resolution of ongoing and emerging conflicts and other challenges to international peace and security. The application deadline is September 6, 2013.

Study Subject(s): Fellowship is provided in the field of international peace and security challenges.

Course Level: The Jennings Randolph (JR) Senior Fellowship provides scholars, policy analysts, policy makers, journalists, and other experts for research.

Scholarship Provider: United States Institute of Peace

Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: -Priority is given to proposals deemed likely to make timely and significant contributions to the understanding and resolution of ongoing and emerging conflicts and other challenges to international peace and security.

-Applications are invited from all disciplines and professions.

-Applicants should propose projects with clear policy relevance. Historical topics are appropriate if they promise to shed light on contemporary issues. Area studies projects and single-case studies will be competitive if they also contain a broad focus on conflict and its resolution, and/or can be applicable to other regions and cases.

-Senior Fellow awards may not be granted for projects that constitute policymaking for a government agency or private organization, focus to any substantial degree on conflicts within U.S. domestic society, or adopt a partisan, advocacy, or activist stance.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International Students can apply for the Fellowship.

Scholarship Description:  The Jennings Randolph (JR) Senior Fellowship provides scholars, policy analysts, policy makers, journalists, and other experts with opportunities to spend time in residence at the Institute, reflecting and writing on pressing international peace and security challenges. Senior Fellowships usually last for nine to ten months, starting in October, but shorter-term fellowships are also available. Fellowships are open to citizens of any country. Citizens of any country may apply. Non-U.S. Citizens without permanent resident status must obtain a J-1 exchange visitor visa to participate in the Fellowship Program. J-1 status requires recipients to reside in their home country for two years following the fellowship before applying for the H or L visa, or for permanent residency in the United States. There is no specific educational degree requirement for Senior Fellowship candidates. Fellows come from a variety of professional backgrounds and from early, middle, and late stages of their careers.Joint applications (two or more applicants for a single project) will not be accepted.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Senior Fellowships usually last for nine to ten months, starting in October, but shorter-term fellowships are also available.

What does it cover?  Fellows contribute to the collegial life of the Institute by presenting their work and participating  in workshops, conferences, and other events. The Institute relies on Senior Fellows to provide  in-house expertise via the media and other public forums. In these ways, Fellows play a major role in the Institute’s mission of promoting research and public education on the peaceful resolution of international conflict. To serve as collegial and intellectual resources within the Institute, Fellows must be in residence. Extensive fieldwork or archival research at other locations cannot be supported. In certain cases, the Institute may support limited travel when it is essential to the research project. The Institute favors applicants who propose projects that can be carried out primarily in the Washington Metropolitan area.

Selection criteria: Selection of Senior Fellows is based on the following criteria:

-Project Significance.

-Project Design

-Implementation

-Track Record and Reputation

-Potential as a Fellow

Notification:  Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is September 6, 2013 for fellowships that will begin in Fall 2014.

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