2017 Draper Hills Summer Fellowship Program – Stanford University in USA

Stanford University is offering Draper Hills Summer Fellowship Program for summer 2017 to study in the USA. Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

Launched in 2005, the Draper Hills Summer Fellowship on Democracy and Development Program is a three-week executive education program that is hosted annually at Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law.

Course Level: This is a three weeks long fellowships program.

Study Subject: Fellowships are available on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law.

Scholarship Award: Stanford asks all applicants to be prepared to contribute towards the cost of their participation in the fellowship if they are selected. Typically this comes in the form of a fellow covering round-trip airfare to the Program. Stanford will pay for accommodations, meals, and transportation costs during the duration of the Program. In the past, some fellows have asked their employers to subsidize their travel to Stanford based on the benefits thJob Vacancy at training will contribute towards their professional and organizational advancement. They may also choose to fundraise for these costs after selection decisions are issued in April 2017. A small travel fund is available for fellows who under no circumstances can support their travel or need to apply for a partial subsidy. Priority for accessing the travel fund will be given based on need and destinations where airline fares to California are exorbitant.

Scholarship can be taken in the USA

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

  • This program is aimed at mid-career practitioners working actively in the field of democracy, development, and the rule of law. Applicants can be working as policy-makers, academics, legal professionals, social entrepreneurs, business entrepreneurs, and leaders of civil society organizations (such as representatives of trade unions, nongovernmental organizations, the media, business and professional associations). In their present capacity, applicants should play important and influential roles in their country’s political, economic, and social development. Participants should have demonstrated professional and personal achievements in a relevant sector of democracy, development, and the rule of law.
  • Each year we strive to recruit a diverse group of 25 to 30 individuals who are Job Vacancy at right stage in their professional trajectory to benefit from a rigorous academic training to enhance their potential to promote democratic change in their home countries. Successful applicants will have academic credentials necessary to participate and contribute to the six-hour seminars each day and tackle advanced academic readings to complement the classroom-based curriculum. Ninety-nine percent of our alumni hold a bachelor’s degree Job Vacancy at time of their participation in the program but this is not a requirement for admission to the program.
  • A working knowledge of English is an important prerequisite for participation in the program. It is expected that each fellow has a solid command of written and spoken English to fully benefit and participate in the program. Semi- finalists may be asked to participate in a short phone interview and/or submit a short 3-4 min video testimonial. The ideal participant will have an extraordinary motivation and a keen interest in learning as well as sharing knowledge and experiences to help build and enrich the alumni community.

Nationality: Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these fellowships.

College Admission Requirement

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Entrance Requirements: Applicants can be working as policy-makers, academics, legal professionals, social entrepreneurs, business entrepreneurs, and leaders of civil society organizations (such as representatives of trade unions, nongovernmental organizations, the media, business and professional associations). In their present capacity, applicants should play important and influential roles in their country’s political, economic, and social development.

English language Requirements: Candidates must have a solid command of written and spoken English. All program materials and sessions are in English. A working knowledge of English is an important prerequisite for participation in the program. It is expected that each fellow has a solid command of written and spoken English to fully benefit and participate in the program.

How to Apply: The mode of application is online. The Draper Hills Summer Fellows program uses the WizeHive application system to manage all incoming applications. This system is widely employed by other fellowship programs and should be easy to use. Here are some guidelines to take note of when using the application system:

You can save your work at any time and return to the form at your convenience. You do not need to complete the application form in one sitting. It is strongly suggested that you save your work often by clicking on the “Save Draft” button Job Vacancy at end of the page.

Once you submit your application form you can no longer return to make any changes. Please review all your work before clicking the “Submit” button Job Vacancy at end of the application form.

The system will notify you by email during the following stages of the application submission process:

  • When your application form has been received.
  • When letters of recommendation have been submitted on your behalf.
  • Once your application file is complete with a minimum of two letters of recommendation.

Online Application Form

Application Deadline: A complete application package will be due no later than November 16, 2016.

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