Fund Details
Leitner International Research and Internship Fellowship
Award Amount
Up to $5000
Competition Type
Yale

Description:

The Jackson Institute for Global affairs invites applications for the 2018 Leitner International Research and Internship Fellowship. The Fellowship provides support to undergraduate students undertaking a project contributing to an understanding of international affairs. A project may be an independent research project, an internship or formal study/coursework.

The Fellowship is open to all Yale College students during the summer after their freshman, sophomore, or junior years, with special preference given to students majoring in Global Affairs. All applicants must demonstrate how their projects will increase their knowledge of international affairs.

Successful applications will demonstrate significant preparation, including a well-considered proposal, identification of and access to sources, a realistic budget and plan for completion of the project, and competency in the language of the project site(s). The proposed project should be a full-time commitment and be the primary activity for the duration of the fellowship.

The Jackson Institute expects to make awards of up to $5000 for summer 2018.

A written report of the experience will be submitted at the completion of the trip. Recipients may be asked to offer a seminar or presentation of their field project results when they return to the Yale campus. Any publication or public presentations resulting from their projects should acknowledge the support of the “Leitner International Research and Internship Fellowship."



Application Information:

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE THROUGH THIS DATABASE.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to see that the complete application reaches us by the deadline.

Applicants will be notified of the Committee’s decision by late April.

For more information contact Lily Sutton at lily.sutton@yale.edu.



Special Eligibility Requirements:

(no special requirements provided)



Restrictions to Use of Award:

IMPORTANT NOTE: All undergraduate students must adhere to the Yale University International Travel Policy. For more information go to http://www.yale.edu/yalecol/international/travel/policy.html

Yale University policy requires that certain types of research projects involving human subjects be reviewed and approved by an Institutional Review Board (IRB) prior to the start of the study to ensure that the project meets University Policy and any other applicable regulations. To see if your project needs to be reviewed, for advice on working with human subjects, and for more information about the IRB process and requirements go to http://www.yale.edu/hsc/Investigator/Student_projects.pdf.



Links to Additional Information:

  1. Budget
  2. International Studies Fellowship Application
  3. Language Evaluation Form


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          • U.S. citizens are eligible
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            Begin Accepting Applications Date:
            1/09/2018
            Deadline Date (EST Time Zone):
            2/20/2018 11:00 PM