Monday, January 7, 2013

Fulbright Public Policy Fellowship Upcoming Deadline

The Fulbright Public Policy Program deadline is February 1, 2013.  Please share this opportunity with individuals and departments that might be interested.

This Fellowship provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to contribute to the strengthening of the public sector and relationship building efforts between the U.S. and countries abroad. Fulbright Public Policy Fellows will serve in professional placements in foreign government ministries or institutions and function in a “special assistant” role to a senior level official.  Fellows gain hands-on public sector experience in participating foreign countries while simultaneously carrying out a small academic research/study project.

Available Countries:
Bangladesh, Burma, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Haiti, Ivory Coast, Kazakhstan, Malawi, Nepal, and Western Samoa.

Applicable public policy fields may include (but are not limited to): Agriculture, Climate Change & Environment, Economic Development, Education, Emergency Management, Energy, Finance, International Relations, Justice, Public Health, Sustainability, Tourism, and Trade.

-Candidates must have Master’s or JD by Fall 2013 OR be currently enrolled in a doctoral program. Candidates who hold a doctoral degree at the time of application are not eligible.
-Have at least two years of full-time, professional work experience in policy-related fields.

More information:
For additional information on the program and application, please explore the following link:
We also encourage prospective applicants to review the brief tutorial video and a recently held webinar with a current public policy fellow in Haiti.

Upcoming webinars: January 9th, January 16th, & January 22nd
January 9th at 2:30pm ET, IIE and State Department staff will host a webinar that will include a live Q&A with a current fellow in the Ivory Coast.  More information and registration for this and our other upcoming webinars can found on the following link:


The Office of Academic & International Fellowships

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