Applications are invited for Aspen Fellowship for standout development professionals from the developing world. Candidates for the fellowship are expected to have both a record of significant professional achievement and a desire to share their perspectives on global development with a broader international audience.
The Aspen Institute’s New Voices Fellowship is a year-long media skills, communication and leadership program designed for standout development professionals from the developing world.
The Aspen Institute is an international nonprofit organization founded in 1950 as the Aspen Institute of Humanistic Studies. The organization is dedicated to “fostering enlightened leadership, the appreciation of timeless ideas and values, and open-minded dialogue on contemporary issues”.
Course Level: This is a one-year fellowship programme.
Study Subject(s): Fellowship is awarded for media related activities.
Scholarship Award: Institute pay all expenses for the fellowship, and often provide funds for Fellows to participate in media-related activities and conferences.
Scholarship Provider: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA
Scholarship can be taken in the USA
Eligibility: For some examples of what Institute is looking for, check out the bios of our 2013 class of Fellows. Institute likes people with big ideas, who have a proven track record of implementing them. They also like people with strong personal stories and the ability to think critically about development as it relates to their own experiences. Finally, They are looking for people who aren’t shy about sharing their opinions, and have strong potential in writing and public speaking.
Nationality: Candidates from any developing country can apply for this fellowship.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. The Fellowship is open by nomination only.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The nominations are open until 1st November 2016.