Finding A Host Institution: A Big Part of Your Fulbright Story

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By Guest Author Doreen El-Roeiy An outstanding Fulbright application tells a captivating and cohesive story that highlights the potential for personal, career and cultural development. Finding your host institution and building this particular relationship is a big part of that. The host institution should match your personal passions, add substance and merit to your project […]

CHCI Graduate Fellows

The CHCI Graduate Fellowship: 3 Questions With Tracie Sánchez

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The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) sponsors a paid nine-month Graduate Fellowship in Washington, D.C. for exceptional Latinos who have recently earned a post-graduate degree. While working in a Congressional office or committee, Fellows receive hands-on public policy experience in areas including higher education, secondary education, health, housing, law or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and […]

The Congressional Fellowships on Women and Public Policy: 3 Questions with Ashlyn Holeyfield

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The Congressional Fellowships on Women and Public Policy, sponsored by Women’s Policy, Inc., sponsored by Women’s Policy, Inc., is a unique opportunity to gain first hand policymaking experience in Washington, DC. Fellows work from January to August in a congressional office. The fellowships are designed to train potential leaders in public policy formation to examine issues […]

Community Solutions Fellows: Leadership Learning in the U.S.

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The Community Solutions Program is a U.S.-based professional development fellowship for community leaders from around the world who work in the fields of transparency and accountability, tolerance and conflict resolution, environmental issues and women’s issues. Fellows are based at a non-profit, government office or legislative body for four months, where they work with community leaders […]

Esteemed Fellows Dinner in Washington, DC, April 2015

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On April 22nd, the International Fellows Network held an Esteemed Fellows Dinner in Washington, DC. Co-hosted by Gabr Fellow Haroun Habib and Cultural Vistas representative Richard Bobo, the dinner brought together a cross-disciplinary group of leaders in their fields. Fellows and their guests discussed their latest projects and experiences. Business cards were exchanged, stories and […]

April 2015 Esteemed Fellows Dinner in San Francisco

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Last night we hosted an Esteemed Fellows Dinner in San Francisco, bringing together a cross-disciplinary group of leaders in their fields. Over a gourmet pizza dinner at Beretta in the Mission, fellows and their guests discussed their latest projects and experiences. Business cards were exchanged, stories and experiences were shared, and fellows left the event […]

Health For America Fellowship: Applications Now Open!

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Sponsored by Health for America By Ellen Kourakos, 2014-15 Health for America Fellow Although it takes place in the world of healthcare, the Health for America Fellowship is intended for applicants from a broad range of backgrounds, to encourage different ways of problem solving. This year, our team of Fellows has backgrounds in engineering, management consulting, […]

Reflections on my Global Health Corps Fellowship in Uganda

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Brooke Bachelor, a 2013 Northwestern University and 2009 University of Illinois graduate, is currently halfway through a Global Health Corps fellowship. While there are many different organizations available with which to work, she is working largely in quality improvement at the Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC), one of East Africa’s largest HIV research facilities, just […]