Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program: Inviting Practitioners, Scholars & Journalists Worldwide

Deadline Extended till 1 November 2016

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is seeking applicants for its Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program, which offers five-month fellowships to practitioners to focus on strategies and best practices for developing democracy in their country of interest; and to scholars to conduct original research for publication.

Projects may address the economic, political, social, legal, or cultural aspects of democratic development and include a range of methodologies and approaches.

Program Activities

  • Build knowledge about the work of Endowment and its core institutes
  • Provide education concerning democracy through field trips and seminars
  • Support outreach for dialogue and interaction with the governmental, nongovernmental, academic, and media communities around town and beyond
  • Promote a sense of collegiality and solidarity among fellows as a group

Fellowships Categories

  • The Practitioner Track: Practitioner fellowships are typically five months in duration and culminate in a report, short article, op-ed, handbook, or another product, as well as a formal presentation of the fellow’s analysis and ideas.
  • The Scholarly Track: Fellowships on the scholarly track are typically five months in duration. Scholars make at least one public presentation of their work and complete a substantial piece of writing (typically an article or book) for publication.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Practitioners: Activists, human rights advocates, lawyers, journalists, and other civil society professionals from developing and aspiring democracies throughout the world with substantial experience working to promote democracy or human rights.
  • Scholars:
    • Professors, researchers, journalists, and other writers from developing and aspiring democracies
    • Distinguished scholars from the United States or other established democracies
    • Academics must be in possession of a doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent) at the time of application
    • Scholarly applicants must have a proven record of publications.
  • All Applicants:
    • Citizens of any country may apply
    • Proficiency in the English language
    • Topics focusing on the political, social, economic, legal, or cultural aspects of democratic development
    • Availability for a full-time, residential fellowship at the International Forum for Democratic Studies in Fall 2017 (October 1, 2017–February 28, 2018) and/or Spring 2018 (March 1–July 31, 2018).

How to Apply

Applicants must apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowship.

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