Woodrow Wilson International Center Fellowship Program 2021 [Annual Stipend Upto Rs. 67L]: Apply by Oct 1: Expired

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Applications are now open for the Woodrow Wilson International Center Fellowship Program 2021.
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars aims to unite the world of ideas to the world of policy by supporting pre-eminent scholarship and linking that scholarship to issues of concern to officials in Washington.
The Center conducts research through its programs, organizes conferences and seminars, and disseminates the content of its work and fellows’ research through its website and email marketing. The Center invites Fellows to take part in the Center’s conferences, meetings, and seminars and to benefit from the wide range of dialogue that takes place at the Center.


The Wilson Center invites scholars, practitioners, journalists, and public intellectuals to take part in its flagship international Fellowship Program and to take advantage of the opportunity to engage actively in the Center’s national mission. The Center awards approximately 15-20 residential fellowships each year.
Fellows will be affiliated with one or more of the Wilson Center programs/ projects and are encouraged to interact with policymakers in Washington, D.C., with Wilson Center staff, and other scholars who are working on similar research and topics.


The Center offers a stipend of $90,000 for a nine-month fellowship. Fellows are responsible for their own health insurance and travel expenses.

Eligibility Criteria
  1. Citizens or permanent residents from any country (applicants from countries outside the United States must hold a valid passport and be able to obtain a J-1 visa).
  2. Citizens or permanent residents from any country (applicants from countries outside the United States must hold a valid passport and be able to obtain a J-1 visa).
  3. Academic candidates must be at the post-doctoral level and have published a book or monograph beyond the Ph.D. dissertation.
  4. Practitioners or policymakers with an equivalent level of professional achievement.
  5. English proficiency as the Center is designed to encourage the exchange of ideas among its fellows.
Selection Criteria

The basic criteria for selection are:

  • Significance of the proposed research, including the importance and originality of the project;
  • The relevance of the project to contemporary policy issues; try to convince the reader that there is some urgency or importance in your work that can resolve a larger problem.
  • The relevance of the project to the programmatic work of the Center;
  • Quality of the proposal in definition, organization, clarity, and scope; describe what the reviewers will learn from your project, why it is important, and how the reviewer will know your conclusions are valid.
How to Apply?

Candidates need to submit the following documents while applying online:

  1. The Fellowship Application Form;
  2. A current CV (not to exceed three pages); The Center will only accept the first three pages; please list your publications separately.
  3. A list of your publications that includes exact titles, names of publishers, dates of publication and status of forthcoming publications (not to exceed three pages);
  4. A Project Proposal (not to exceed five single-spaced typed pages, using the 12-point type); The Center reserves the right to omit from review applications that are longer than the requested page length;
  5. A bibliography for the project that includes primary sources and relevant secondary sources (not to exceed three pages);
  6. Two letters of reference.

To apply online for the fellowship program, click here.
The last date to apply is October 1, 2020.


Phone Number: 202-691-4000
Email ID: wwics@wilsoncenter.org
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Woodrow Wilson International Center Fellowship Program 2021

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