Deadline: 31 July 2017
Open to: practitioners and scholars from any country
Benefits: fellowship based in Washington, D.C.
Applications are open for the NED Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowship 2017. Named in honor of NED’s principal founders, former president Ronald Reagan and the late congressman Dante Fascell (D-Fl.), the Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowship is a federally funded, international exchange program that offers practitioners, scholars, and journalists from around the world the opportunity to spend five months in residence at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), in Washington, D.C., in order to undertake independent research on democracy in a particular country or region.
Located within NED’s International Forum for Democratic Studies, the program provides a rich intellectual setting for educational exchange and professional development.
The Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowship 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.
While the two tracks share many common elements, they have different eligibility requirements and distinct goals, activities, and products associated with them:
The fellowship offers paid research, capacity building, and exchange opportunities in Washington, D.C., USA:
There are five steps to the online application process:
The Online Application System will allow you to begin working on an application, save your progress, and return at a later time to complete the remaining application components.
For more information please visit the official website.