Eligibility: The program is intended primarily for practitioners from developing and aspiring democracies, and those from nondemocratic countries. Distinguished scholars from the United States and other established democracies are also eligible to apply. Practitioners include activists, journalists, lawyers, and civil society professionals who have substantial experience in their field. Scholars include professors, researchers, and other writers who have a Ph.D. or academic equivalent at the time of application. A working knowledge of English is required.
Support: Fellows receive monthly payments to cover living expenses, plus basic health insurance, travel reimbursement, and research support.
Fellowship Dates: Fall Session: October 1, 2020–February 28, 2021; Spring Session: March 1–July 31, 2021.