National Endowment for Democracy call for Fellowship Applications

Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program

National Endowment for Democracy, Washington, USA

NEDNED

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

Given your organization's important role in the promotion of human rights and democracy, we are turning to you for assistance in publicizing the 2013-2014 competition for the Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program at the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington, D.C.
As a NED grantee, your organization is well suited to publicize our fellowship program. Please help us ensure that the Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program becomes known to activists, journalists, and scholars in your region by:

   


• Forwarding the announcement below to eligible individuals in or outside of your organization or networks in which you participate.

• Sharing additional email contacts with whom we can send our materials, especially if you know of listservs, online newsletters, Facebook and Twitter feeds, etc., where democracy and human rights activists frequently receive information. These can be shared via an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
We have included our program flyers in several languages, along with further information about our program below.

Please note that individuals working for NED grantee organizations are eligible to apply for NED fellowships in their individual capacity.

With appreciation and best wishes,
The Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program Staff
National Endowment for Democracy


The Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program at the Washington, D.C.-based National Endowment for Democracy invites applications for fellowships in 20123-2014. This federally-funded program enables democracy activists, practitioners, scholars, and journalists from around the world to deepen their understanding of democracy and enhance their ability to promote democratic change. Dedicated to international exchange, this five-month, residential program offers a collegial environment for fellows to reflect on their experiences and consider best practices; conduct independent research and writing; engage with colleagues and counterparts in the United States; and develop professional relationships within a global network of democracy advocates.

The program is intended primarily to support practitioners and scholars from developing and aspiring democracies; distinguished scholars from established democracies are also eligible to apply. Projects may focus on the political, social, economic, legal, and cultural aspects of democratic development and may include a range of methodologies and approaches. All fellows devote full-time to their projects and receive a monthly fellowship payment, health insurance, travel assistance at the beginning and end of their fellowship, and research support. Awardees may not receive concurrent funding from the Endowment or its family of institutes during the fellowshp period. The program does not fund professional training, fieldwork, or students working towards a degree. A working knowledge of English is required.

The program will host two five-month fellowship sessions in 2013-2014: Fall 2013 (October 1, 2013-February 28, 2014) and Spring 2014 (March 1-July 31, 2014).

Deadline: Monday, October 15, 2012. For more information, visit http://www.ned.org/fellowships/reagan-fascell-democracy-fellows-program. Applications will be accepted through our online system at http://fellowships.ned.org. Flyers may also be viewed in the following languages by clicking on these links: English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Spanish, Russian, and Portuguese.