Gaither Junior Fellows Program
Application period: October 2020 to January 15, 2021
Internal deadline: December 2020 [TBA]
National deadline: January 15, 2021
NOTE: Internal nomination process
- U.S. citizen
- International students attending a university located in the United States.
- All applicants must be eligible to work in the US for a full 12 months from August 1 through July 31 following graduation. (Students on F-1 visas who are eligible to work in the US for the full year may apply for the program)
- Seniors and alumni who have graduated during the last academic year but have not started graduate studies.
Award summary and conditions: Each year 12-14 graduating seniors are selected to serve as research assistants to senior associates-academics, former government officials, lawyers, and journalists from around the world-to work on a variety of international affairs issues at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington, DC.
Application process: Applicants must apply through Whitman's Nominating Official, and no more than two nominations may be forwarded. Nominating officials may submit the applications electronically or by mail.
Application materials: Applications may be obtained in the Fellowships and Grants Office.
- Application form
- Essay (1 page/double spaced) explaining why student would like to become a junior fellow.
- Curriculum vitae (1-2 pages max.)
- Letter of recommendation (2)
- Transcript (unofficial)
- Essay (3 typewritten, double-spaced pages max.)
Nominating official: Keith Raether
Internal review process: Yes
Internal nomination required: Yes
National committee interview: Yes, the Selection Committee chooses approximately 3-4 applicants per position for interviews.
Contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Junior Fellows Program
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036