Scoville Peace Fellowships

Location:
Washington D.C.,
United States
Term: Academic Year

Provide work placement in nonprofit public interest organizations in Washington, D.C. focusing on peace and security issues

Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowships provide college graduates with paid six- to nine-month experiences working with nonprofit public interest organizations in the Washington, D.C. area that focus on peace and security issues. Through placements in the host organizations, fellows gain practical knowledge and experience in the work of peace- and security-oriented nonprofits.

Scoville Fellows receive a monthly salary and health insurance, plus travel to Washington, D.C. The program also provides funding for each fellow to attend relevant professional conferences or meetings.

Candidates must have graduated from college or university by the start of their fellowship program and must be able to work in the U.S. Preference is given to U.S. citizens.

Fellowships are designed for individuals who have already demonstrated a strong interest in the field and who have experience with public-interest activism or advocacy. Successful candidates must be good writers who are able to work in busy office environments and who are considering careers in peace and security fields.

Fact Sheet

Discipline:
Arts and Architecture, Foreign Language Learning, Humanities, Social Sciences, STEM
Eligibility:
Columbia Alumna/us, Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, Columbia General Studies, Not U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, Senior, U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident
Fellowship Type:
Experiential, Public Service
Location:
Washington D.C.,
United States
Region:
North America
Term:
Academic Year

Dates & Deadlines

Academic Year
2020
Application Deadline: 
Monday, January 6, 2020
Admissions Decision Date: 
Program Dates: 
Notes: 
Deadline for Fall 2020 Start. Applications for Spring start are accepted each Fall.