The Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program at Yale in the US

The Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program at Yale in the US

Fellowships
Deadline : December 2, 2020

Apply for the Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program. The four-month full-time residential program will be held at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. This is an annual program that runs from mid-August to mid-December.

Taking part in this program, you will have the opportunity to expand your vision, while learning from each other as you grow personally and professionally. The program is mainly composed of five (5) major engagements that you will have the opportunity tp participate in build your networks and work toward the program main targets

  • Weekly Seminars: You will be expected to participate in the Seminar, skill building sessions, and University classes during the day, and in presentations, dinners with distinguished speakers, meetings with students and networking events several evenings each week.
  • Personal Development: As a fellow, you will receive individual and group coaching and skills development training. These can involve some of the over 2,000 courses offered at Yale, work on individual or collaborative projects, and conduct independent research.
  • Hosting Events: Throughout the program, you will have the opportunity to give talks and participate on panels across Yale. This will give you a platform to share your knowledge and expertise with students and other participants.
  • Mentoring Students: As part of the program, fellows usually mentor students at both both undergraduate and graduate levels who apply to be their liaisons.
  • Group Travel: Personal and group travels give you the opportunity to explore the surrounding areas which may include trips to New York City and Washington, DC, as well as a retreat in the magnificent Berkshire mountains.
Benefits

Selected fellows will receive the following benefit for the 4 months of the program

  • You will receive a stipend (taxable) to cover the costs of living in New Haven
  • Fellows will be housed in a modest, furnished one, or two-bedroom apartment for the whole duration of the program
  • You will receive Medical insurance during your stay in the US
  • Successful applicants will receive a round-trip travel from home country to the US and back
Eligibility
  • You must be a citizen and resident of any country other then the United States.
  • If you hold a dual citizenship with the United States you may still apply for the program, however, priority will be given to candidates whose work is focused outside the United States.
  • You are expected to have between five (5) and twenty-five(25) years of professional experience with demonstrated and significant accomplishments at a regional, national, or international level.
  • There is no upper or lower age limits, however, the average age of a World Fellow is always 39.
  • In order to apply, you must have proof of English proficiency. This is a pre-requisite for participating in the program.
  • You will be required to be in residence at Yale University in New Haven for the entirety of the program which runs from mid-August through mid-December.
Application

You will have to submit your application for admission to the World Fellows Program via the available online platform. During the application process, you will b required to submit different documentation as described below

Your most recent résumé/curriculum vitae with a maximum of 3 pages

  • You will be required to submit a personal statement with a maximum of 1000 words
  • To be considered for admission, you will need three letters of recommendation from 3 different referees.
  • Applicants also have the option of submitting a brief video statement.
  • You may also submit your proof of English proficiency.

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