Woodrow Wilson International Center Offers Residential Fellowships

Woodrow Wilson International Center Residential Fellowships

The application for the Woodrow Wilson International Center Residential Fellowships is now open. Application deadline is 05 October 2021. Through an international competition, the Center offers residential fellowships. This fellowship is for 9 months. If you are a scholar, practitioner, journalist and public intellectual, you can take part in Wilson Center’s flagship international Fellowship Program. Fellows will conduct research and write in their areas of interest, while interacting with policymakers in Washington and Wilson Center staff and other scholars in residence.  The Center will accept policy-relevant, non-advocacy fellowship proposals that address key challenges confronting the United States and the world.

Eligibility Criteria For Woodrow Wilson International Center Residential Fellowships

To be eligible, applicants must meet the criteria below

  • Citizens or permanent residents from any country
  • Applicants from countries outside the United States must hold a valid passport and be able to obtain a J-1 visa even if they are currently in the United States.
  • Academic candidates must be at the post-doctoral level and have published a book or monograph beyond the Ph.D. dissertation.
  • Practitioners or policymakers with an equivalent level of professional achievement
  • English proficiency as the Center is designed to encourage the exchange of ideas among its fellows

Fellowship Stipend

The Center offers a stipend of $90,000 for the nine-month fellowship. However, fellows are responsible for their own health insurance and travel expenses.

How To Apply For Woodrow Wilson International Center Residential Fellowships?

Applicants may submit their applications online.

A complete application must include the following:

  1. the Fellowship Application Form;
  2. current CV (not to exceed three pages); The Center will only accept the first three pages; please list your publications separately.
  3. a list of your publications that includes exact titles, names of publishers, dates of publication and status of forthcoming publications (not to exceed three pages);
  4. Project Proposal (not to exceed five single-spaced typed pages, using 12-point type); The Center reserves the right to omit from review applications that are longer than the requested page length;
  5. bibliography for the project that includes primary sources and relevant secondary sources (not to exceed three pages);
  6. two letters of reference.

Application Deadline

The Center holds one round of competitive selection per year. You must postmark or submit online your fellowship application by October 5. The Center will notify the applicants of the results of the selection process in March of the following year.

For more information, visit the Woodrow Wilson International Center Residential Fellowships webpage.

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