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Humanity in Action Fellowships

Deadline: 
January 4, 2017
Disciplines: 
Arts and Humanities
Engineering
Science
Social Science
Location: 
Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Bosnia
Eligibilty: 
Sophomore
Junior
Senior

 

Humanity in Action Fellowships bring together international groups of college students and recent graduates during the summer in several European cities, to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance, as well as examples of issues affecting different minority groups today.  Each program is interdisciplinary and features daily lectures and discussions with renowned academics, journalists, politicians, and activists, as well as site visits to government agencies, non-profit and community organizations, museums, and memorials.

Humanity in Action covers the costs of participation in the five-week program as well as accommodation.  However, fellows are responsible for airfare to and from their program site.  (Humanity in Action will cover this expense for fellows with documented need.)  Humanity in Action also recommends that fellows bring approximately $500 in spending money to cover miscellaneous expenses.

Applicants must be currently enrolled sophomores, juniors, or seniors (or recent graduates) at accredited four-year colleges or universities in the United States.  Applicants should be mature, proactive, self-reliant, and comfortable in intensive group activity and interaction.  Students in all majors and academic disciplines are encouraged to apply.