Deadline: 31 January 2017
Applications are now open for Institute for the Study of Human Rights’ (ISHR) Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA) Fellowship Program, a unique opportunity for practitioners who are interested and engaged in historical dialogue work to participate in both training and academic study at Columbia University.
- The funding ranges from full funding, which covers programmatic costs, living/travel expenses and includes a small monthly stipend to partial funding which covers some portion of these costs.
- After the ISHR selection committee conducts its selection process, it makes every effort to secure funding for shortlisted Fellows to attend the program.
- In certain cases where ISHR cannot secure funding, shortlisted Fellows may be asked to secure the funds needed for them to be admitted to the program.
- Eligible applicants are lawyers, journalists, teachers, social workers, community organizers, artists, scholars and other human rights activists working on issues related to dealing with the past such as: transitional justice, historical dialogue, memory studies, historical justice, oral history, history education.
- Participants must be previously experienced in work that deals with the past, their commitment to the human rights field, and demonstrated ability to pursue graduate-level studies.
- Full-time students will not be considered.
- Applicants who are mid-career and hold full or part-time jobs pursuing their advocacy efforts are preferred.
- Fellows must work in the country and/or region where they live. Fluency in English is required.
- Fellows must provide proof of institutional endorsement in English from their organizations for their participation in the Program and must commit to returning to that organization upon completion of the Program.
How to Apply
Eligible applicants must apply online via given website.
For more information, please visit AHDA Fellowship.