Through an international competition, the Wilson Center offers 9-month fully funded resident fellowship. The Wilson Center invites scholars, practitioners, journalists, and public intellectuals to take part in its flagship international Fellowship Program. Fellows 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 accepts policy-relevant, non-advocacy fellowship proposals that address key challenges confronting the United States as well as the world.
The Wilson Center invites scholars, practitioners, journalists, and public intellectuals to take part in its flagship international Fellowship Program and to take advantage of the opportunity to engage actively in the Center’s national mission. Moreover, the Center awards approximately 15-20 residential fellowships each year. Fellows will be affiliated with one or more of the Wilson Center programs/projects. Further, the Center encourages the fellows to interact with policymakers in Washington, D.C., with Wilson Center staff, and other scholars who are working on similar research and topics.
The Fully Funded Resident Fellowship at Wilson Center offers a stipend of $90,000 for a nine-month of the fellowship program. However, fellows should note that they are responsible for their own health insurance and travel expenses. Fellows must be in residence for the entire U.S. academic year (early September through May). Occasionally, the Center awards fellowships for shorter periods, with a minimum of four months.
Candidates can submit the online application for the 2020 Fully Funded Wilson Center Resident Fellowship. Along with the application, the candidates must also include:
The Wilson Center holds one round of competitive selection for the Fully Funded Resident Fellowship per year. Fellows must submit their application by 1 October 2019.