The aim of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is to unite the world of thoughts with the world of policy by promoting a pre-eminent scholarship and connecting that scholarship to problems of interest to authorities in Washington.
The Center provides 9-month housing fellowships through an global contest. The Wilson Center invites academics, professionals, reporters and government intellectuals to participate in its flagship global fellowship program. Fellows undertake research and write in their fields of concern while interacting with policy makers in Washington, D.C. and Wilson Center employees and other academics in residence. The Center accepts policy-relevant, non-advocacy proposals for fellowships that address important problems facing the United States and the world.
- Level of Study: Postdoctoral
- Institution(s): Wilson Center
- Opportunity Focus Areas: All Specializations
- Program Period: Fellows are expected to be in residence for the entire U.S. academic year (early September through May). Occasionally, fellowships are awarded for shorter periods, with a minimum of four months.
- Eligibility: Open to all citizens of permanent residents of any country
- Deadline: October 1, 2023
Woodrow Wilson Center Fellowship provides the recipient with the following benefits:
- The Center offers a stipend of $90,000 for a nine-month fellowship. Fellows are responsible for their own health insurance and travel expenses.
Eligibility Criteria for Woodrow Wilson Center Fellowship
To be eligible for Woodrow Wilson Center Fellowship, you must be/ have:
- Required Language: English.
- Eligible Countries: All world countries
- Men and women with outstanding capabilities and experience from a wide variety of backgrounds (including academia, business, government, journalism, law, and other professions).
- Citizens or permanent residents from any country (applicants from countries outside the United States must hold a valid passport and be able to obtain a J-1 visa even if they are currently in the United States).
- Academic candidates holding a Ph.D. or J.D. (degree must be received by the application deadline of October 1).
- Academic candidates demonstrating scholarly achievement by publications beyond their doctoral dissertations.
- Practitioners or policymakers with an equivalent level of professional achievement.
- English proficiency as the Center is designed to encourage the exchange of ideas among its fellows.
How to Apply for Woodrow Wilson Center Fellowship?
To avail Woodrow Wilson Center Fellowship, Apply here: https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/wcfellowship2023