Thursday, 5 April 2012

2012 Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program and U.S. Diversity Fellowship, USA

Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society’s offers Fully funded Fellowship for Leadership Training through Seminars and Applied Research at the City University of New York, USA 2012
Study Subject(s):Community foundations
Course Level:Fellowship
Scholarship Provider: Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society’s
Scholarship can be taken at: USA
• The program is open to aspiring practitioners and researchers (generally under the age of 36) in the US and overseas.
• College or university degree and strong spoken and written English language skills are required. TOEFL scores or the equivalent requested from those whose education was in a language other than English. Alternately, please provide a statement describing your facility with the English language within your professional sphere.
• Award recipients must have a strong institutional base and be well-placed to implement research recommendations.
• Preference is given to candidates who are 1) affiliated with a community foundation or initiatives to support community philanthropy development, and 2) who illustrate in their proposals a clear interest in furthering the work of community foundations or strengthening the local culture of philanthropy.
• Candidates affiliated with other institutions in the philanthropy sector who submit proposals on current trends and practices in philanthropy (other than community foundations) may apply for consideration on a tuition basis or with financial support from individual or institutional sponsors.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes
Scholarship Description: Full fellowship awards cover the costs of tuition, single-room dormitory accommodations with shared facilities at International House (adjacent to Columbia University) in Manhattan, economy air travel to and from New York City, and reimbursement for selected program-related costs
How to Apply: Online
Scholarship Application Deadline: • For non-U.S. citizens: Monday April 9, 2012.
• For U.S. citizens (non-tuition basis): Thursday April 9, 2012.
• For U.S. citizens (tuition basis): Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.
Further Scholarship Information and Application