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Open Society Presidential Fellowship in USA, 2015

Open Society Foundation is offering one year residence fellowship for recent JD, LLM, MPA, MPP and MBA graduates from accredited U.S. law, public policy and business schools. Fellows pursue work related to human rights, good governance and justice through a one-year residence within the Office of the President at the Open Society Foundations. Fellows will receive a salary of $60,000 plus benefits. The 2015 fellowship will commence in September 2015 with the term ending in July 2016. The application deadline is December 12, 2014.

Study Subject(s): Fellows pursue work related to human rights, good governance, and justice through a one-year residence within the Office of the President at the Open Society Foundation.
Course Level: This Fellowship is a one year residence programme for recent JD, LLM, MPA, MPP, and MBA graduates from accredited U.S. law, public policy and business schools.
Scholarship Provider: Open Society Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: The Open Society Presidential Fellowship will be awarded to three (3) students graduating in 2015 from an accredited U.S. law, public policy and business school.
-Fellows are selected for their scholarship, leadership, and commitment to continued practice in the fields of nonprofit management, human rights, good governance and justice.
-Fellows will be chosen through a selection process facilitated by NYU School of Law and will be identified without regard to the applicant’s race, color, religion, gender, political beliefs, national origin, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: US students are eligible for this Open Society Presidential Fellowship.

Scholarship Description: The Open Society FoundationsThrough the Presidential Fellowship, recent law, business, or policy school graduates will work on an unusually wide variety of external and institutional issues encountered by the Foundations and the nonprofit organizations that it funds. It will also provide an opportunity to identify an emerging or changing area of legal, public, or economic policy or practice and to explore that area in depth, examining it within the real life context of a complex, sophisticated global philanthropy. The mix of work is approximately two-thirds assignments and projects chosen by the president of the Open Society Foundations, and one-third work on an issue the fellow chooses to explore in depth with the approval of the president. Fellows will work with staff, grantees, and other fellows on special initiatives that address the legal, business, policy, and organizational issues confronted by the Foundations’ various programs and projects. They will gain exposure and connections to the Open Society Foundations’ leadership and partner organizations, and cultivate knowledge about open society strategies.

Number of award(s): The Open Society Presidential Fellowship will be awarded to three (3) students graduating in 2015 from an accredited U.S. law, public policy and business school.

Duration of award(s): The term of the Open Society Presidential Fellowship is 11 months. The 2015 fellowship will commence in September 2015 with the term ending in July 2016.

What does it cover? Fellows will receive a salary of $60,000 plus benefits.

Selection Criteria: Fellows will be selected for the scholarship to continued practice in the fields of nonprofit management, human rights, good governance and justice.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Please email all application materials in a single PDF file in the order to humanresources-at-opensocietyfoundations.org. Include in the subject line: OOP-Fellow.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is December 12, 2014.

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