Applications have opened for the Fully Funded Fellowships at Harvard University. The deadline for the application is 2nd March 2020.
- The Joan Shorenstein Fellowship Program provides journalists, scholars, politicians, and policymakers with an opportunity for reflection.
- Additionally, Fellowship offers busy professionals the time and resources needed to think, research, and write on issues central to our media and politics.
The successful applicants will receive the following advantages
- The fellows will receive a stipend of $30,000, paid in monthly installments at the end of each month over the 4-month semester.
- Additionally, travel and living expenses are not covered by the Shorenstein Center.
- Also, the university provides the fellows with a workstation in the Shorenstein Center fellows’ suite, a computer, phone, Harvard email address, and a Harvard ID allowing access to libraries and other resources.can also select a paid Harvard Kennedy School student research assistant (eligible to work up to 10 hours per week) to work on their projects.
The candidates must meet the following criteria for the Fully Funded Fellowships at Harvard University
- Applicants for Shorenstein Fellowships must be a working journalist, politician, scholar or policymaker currently or recently active in the field.
- The guidelines below offer further detail. For the detailed eligibility criteria, the candidates can contact their staff to discuss further.
- Journalist: Reporters, editors, columnists, producers, media business executives and related, with a minimum of five years of full-time experience.
- Politician: Additionally, someone who has campaigned and been elected to a national or high-level state office, or communications professionals within politics and policy, e.g. speechwriters, press secretaries.
- Scholar: Also, tenured or tenure-track professor employed by a college, university or research institution in political science, political communication, journalism, and so on.
- Policymaker: High-level official in a cabinet office or adviser to a candidate for national office.
- Applicants should not have participated in another fellowship within the two years prior to their preferred semester.
- Furthermore, they must be fluent in English – listening, reading, writing and speaking. Non-native English speakers must provide TOEFL or IELTS scores.
- Furthermore, they must be available to be in residence, full-time, for one semester.
About the University
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with about 6,800 undergraduate students and about 14,000 postgraduate students. Established in 1636 and named for its first benefactor, clergyman John Harvard, Harvard is the United States’ oldest institution of higher learning. Additionally, its history, influence, wealth, and academic reputation have made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world.
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