Yale: Seeking Applications for Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program


Deadline: 5 December 2018

Applications are open for Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program to provide World Fellows the opportunity to expand their vision, learn from each other, and grow personally and professionally.

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Key Components

Key components of the Program are:

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  • WEEKLY SEMINARS
    • Good society. World Fellows present to each other their vision for making the world a better place, what they do professionally, and how they contribute to building the ‘good society.’
    • Dine and discuss. World Fellows host distinguished guests for discussions on key topics, expanding their knowledge and challenging their views.
  • PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
    • World Fellows receive individual and group coaching and skills development training. World Fellows can audit many of the 2,000+ courses offered at Yale, work on individual or collaborative projects, and conduct independent research.
  • HOSTING EVENTS
    • World Fellows give talks and participate on panels across Yale, sharing their knowledge and expertise with students and faculty.
  • MENTORING STUDENTS
    • World Fellows mentor students (both undergraduate and graduate) who apply to be their liaisons. The student liaisons assist World Fellows in putting on events and ensure that they are fully immersed in life at Yale.

The Program also includes trips to New York City and Washington, DC., and a retreat.

Compensation Package

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  • A taxable stipend to cover the costs of living in New Haven
  • A modest, furnished one- or two-bedroom apartment for the duration of the program
  • Medical insurance
  • Round-trip travel from home country

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, Applicants must:

  • be at least five, and typically not more than twenty, years into their careers, with demonstrated professional accomplishments at a regional, national, or international level, and a clear indication of future contributions and excellence. The average age of a Greenberg World Fellow is 39, though there is no minimum or maximum age limit.
  • be fluent in English. An excellent command of the English language is essential.
  • be a citizen of a country other than the United States. While dual citizens are eligible, preference is given to candidates whose work is focused outside the US.

Selection Criteria

  • An established record of extraordinary achievement and integrity;
  • Commitment to engagement in crucial issues and to making a difference at the local, national, or international level;
  • Promise of a future career of leadership and notable impact;
  • Special capacity for critical, creative, entrepreneurial, and strategic thinking;
  • Likelihood to benefit from participation in the program and to contribute to the global perspective on Yale’s campus;
  • Commitment to a rigorous program of activities, to full-time residence at Yale for the entire duration of the program, and to mentoring students and speaking frequently on campus.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program.

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