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The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is seeking fellowship applicants for the 2021–2022 academic year. The programs offer unique domestic and overseas opportunities for accomplished mid and senior career professionals. Selected fellows broaden their foreign policy experience by spending their fellowships in public service or research environments. Applications are due by October 31, 2020.
The International Affairs Fellowship (IAF) is the hallmark fellowship program of CFR. It provides individuals the opportunity to spend one year in policymaking or research-oriented environments. The program awards a stipend of $105,000.
The International Affairs Fellowship in Canada sponsored by Power Corporation of Canada, provides selected fellows the opportunity to spend six to twelve months at a Canadian institution working on U.S.-Canada relations. It awards a stipend of $95,000.
The International Affairs Fellowship in Japan brings a cadre of American professionals to Japan for three to twelve months to study and work on U.S.-Japan relations. The program is intended for those without substantial prior experience in Japan. The program awards a competitive stipend in yen.
The International Affairs Fellowship in India affords fellows with the opportunity to spend three to twelve months conducting research on India and U.S. relations. It is aimed at professionals who have had little prior experience in India. It awards a stipend of $90,000.
The International Affairs Fellowship in International Economics offers economists hands-on experience in the U.S. government and the opportunity to apply a range of research tools to international economic policy issues. It lasts six and nine months with a stipend of $190,000.
The International Affairs Fellowship for Tenured International Relations Scholars offers tenured international relations professors practical experience in the foreign-policymaking field by placing selected fellows in U.S. government agencies or at international organizations for twelve months. The program will match 50 percent of the fellow’s base salary for the academic year at their university (up to a maximum of $80,000 for the year).
Interested and eligible candidates should visit www.cfr.org/fellowships and apply by October 31, 2020.
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