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Name WOODROW WILSON INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR SCHOLARS
Research Fields TEST social sciences, humanities, national and/or international issues
Categories Social Sciences and Humanities
Citizenship Specified Nationalities
Eligibility The Center awards approximately 20-25 residential fellowships annually to individuals with outstanding project proposals in a broad range of the social sciences and humanities on national and/or international issues. Topics and scholarship should relate to key public policy challenges or provide the historical and/or cultural framework to illuminate policy issues of contemporary importance.
Eligibility:
  • Citizens or permanent residents from any country (foreign nationals must be able to hold a valid passport and obtain a J1 visa)
  • Men and women with outstanding capabilities and experience from a wide variety of backgrounds (including government, the corporate world, professions, and academia)
  • Academic candidates holding a PhD (PhD must be received by the application deadline of October 1)
  • Academic candidates demonstrating scholarly achievement by publications beyond their doctoral dissertations
  • 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
    Themes: The Center devotes significant attention to the exploration of broad thematic areas. Primary themes are:
  • governance, including such issues as the key features of the development of democratic institutions, demoncratic society, civil society, and citizen participation
  • the U.S. role in the world and issues of partnership and leadership - military, political, and economic dimensions; and
  • key long-term future challenges confronting the United States and the world.
    While the Center does not engage in formulating actural poligy, priority will be given to proposals realted to these themes and intersecting with crucial public polidy issues. Within this framework, the Center also welcomes projects that provide the historical and/or cultural context for some of today's significant public policy debates.
  • Value The value is not available
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at No details on tenability available
    Deadlines October 1
    Application Details Visit the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars web site at http://www.wilsoncenter.org/fellowships-grants Contact: Scholar Administration Office, Woodrow Wilson Center, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004-3027, Telephone: 202-691-4170 Email: fellowships@wilsoncenter.org Updated: February 9, 2012
     

     
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