The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation in Washington, DC offers the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship to one student three times annually. This is open to both undergraduate and graduate students of color.
The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation seek to inform and maximize the impact of grantmaking foundations, nonprofit organizations, social enterprises, and public-private partnerships through leadership development initiatives, convenings, and communications so that each can contribute to the good society at home and abroad.
Study Subject(s): Philanthropy and Social Innovation
Course Level: Graduate or undergraduate
Scholarship Provider: The Aspen Institute
The award can be taken at: USA
Candidates for this fellowship are highly motivated graduate or undergraduate students from underrepresented communities of color. Candidates must be enrolled at an institution of higher education for the semester for which they will be applying. Summer candidates must show proof of enrollment for the upcoming fall semester. Each candidate should have an excellent academic record and have the following:
- Demonstrated interest or experience in nonprofit organizations, philanthropy, and the social sector;
- Excellent research and writing skills;
- Demonstrated financial need; and
- U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent residency. Students approved for participation in the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program are eligible to apply.
Scholarship Open for International Students: No
How to Apply:
To apply, you will need to submit a current resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript, writing sample, and letter of recommendation. The letter of recommendation from a professor or supervisor can be included with your application.
- Fellowship Availability: Spring 2020 (January – April/May)
- Application Deadline: November 15, 2021; Award Notification: December 2021