Application Deadline: November 14 2014
When: Sunday, July 19- Friday, August 7, 2015.
Where: Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law.
Worth: Stanford will pay travel,accommodation, living expenses and visa costs for the duration of the three-week program for applicants.
The Draper Hills Summer Fellowship on Democracy and Development is a three-week program that brings together 25 to 3 midcareer professionals in the field of democracy, development and the rule of law, especially those from developing countries.
- Stanford will pay travel,accommodation, living expenses and visa costs for the duration of the three-week program for applicants.
- Participants will be housed on the Stanford campus in residential housing during the program.When possible, applicants are encouraged to supply some or all of their own funding from their current employers or international nongovernmental organizations.
- The program is unable to provide funding for families to accompany fellows to Stanford for the program or to accommodate them during the program’s duration.
- This program is aimed at mid-career practitioners working actively in the field of democracy, development, and the rule of law.
- Applicants can be working as policy-makers, academics, legal professionals, social entrepreneurs, business entrepreneurs, and leaders of civil society organizations (such as representatives of trade unions, nongovernmental organizations, the media, business and professional associations). In their present capacity, applicants should play important and influential roles in their country’s political, economic, and social development.
- Participants should have demonstrated professional and personal achievements in a relevant sector of democracy, development, and the rule of law.
- Applicants must be mid-career practitioners and have at least six years of experience and ideally ten years or more to qualify for the fellowship.
- Those with more experience are much more competitive in the selection process.
- Candidates must be from and currently reside in a country where democracy is not well entrenched.
- Candidates residing outside their home country due to war or conflict may be granted exceptions.
- Applicants will not be accepted from countries such as; the U.S., Canada, Australia, Japan, and member states of the European Union.
- Candidates must be at least 27 years of age when they apply for the fellowship.
- Candidates must be actively working in the field of democracy, development, and the rule of law.
Candidates must have a solid command of written and spoken English
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