Call for Papers-Call for Applications - Part 48

posted by nedad on 2005/11/22 23:57

[ Call for Papers-Call for Applications ]

John Hopkins Institute for Policy Studies, Center for Civil Society Studies is pleased to announce a Call for Applications for the International Fellows in Philanthropy Program for the 2006-2007 academic year. This program is based in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

The program affords an opportunity for advanced study, research, and training for up to eight participants each year who are involved in studying or managing private nonprofit or philanthropic organizations outside of the United States, or working as NGO liaisons in the public or commercial sectors. Fellowships are available for either an academic year or one semester. Special funding is available for Fellows from East Africa.

Application deadline is February 25, 2006.



The organizers are soliciting candidates who: 1) have demonstrated a high degree of interest, experience, and professional competence in research, management, or general leadership related to the voluntary, nongovernmental, nonprofit, or philanthropic sector; or 2) nonprofit liaison officers established by governments and multinational organizations who play a role in linking with nonprofit organizations through project partnerships, legal reform initiatives, and a variety of other activities.

Candidates are expected to have attained a university diploma equivalent to the American Bachelors of Arts or Science degree and be capable of carrying out independent research and inquiry. A high degree of English fluency is required as demonstrated by a score of 600 or higher on the TOEFL exam.

There are no restrictions as to nationality (except that US citizens are excluded from eligibility). Fellows are required to attend the annual International Fellows in Philanthropy Conference prior to their fellowship year and are strongly encouraged to participate in subsequent annual conferences. The 2006 conference will be held in Romania.

For more information, or to download an application, visit the website of the International Philantrophy Fellows Program or contact Carol Wessner.



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