for Applications: October 15, 2019 Deadline for Letters of
Recommendation: October 22, 2019
The deadline to apply for theReagan-Fascell
Democracy Fellows Program has been extended to October 15, 2019. The
fellowship is an international exchange program that offers
five-month fellowships to leading democracy activists,
journalists, civil society leaders, and scholars from around the
world to conduct independent projects at the National Endowment
for Democracy. During their time in residence at NED's International
Forum for Democratic Studies, in Washington D.C.,
fellows reflect on their experiences and consider lessons
learned; conduct independent research and writing; engage with
colleagues and counterparts in the United States; and build ties
with a global network of democracy advocates.
We encourage qualified
candidates to apply or share this call for applications with
other democracy advocates!
program is intended primarily for practitioners from developing
and aspiring democracies, and those from nondemocratic countries.
Distinguished scholars from the United States and other
established democracies are also eligible to apply. Practitioners
include activists, journalists, lawyers, and civil society
professionals who have substantial experience in their field.
Scholars include professors, researchers, and other writers who
have a Ph.D. or academic equivalent at the time of application. A
working knowledge of English is required.
Fellows receive monthly payments to cover living expenses, plus
basic health insurance, travel reimbursement, and research
Dates: Fall Session: October 1, 2020–February 28,
2021; Spring Session: March 1–July 31, 2021.