Applications are open for the Yale Fox International Fellowship 2019. The Fox International Fellowship is a graduate student exchange program between Yale University and 20 world-renowned academic partners. The goal of the Fox International Fellowship is to enhance mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and other countries by promoting international scholarly exchanges and collaborations among the next generation of leaders. The Fellowship lasts for 10 months.
The Fox International Fellowship was established in 1988 by Mr. Joseph Carrère Fox (Yale Class of 1938) as a way to provide a peaceful intellectual exchange between Yale University and Moscow State University in the midst of the tense international environment of the Cold War. The Fox Fellowship is a tremendous opportunity to engage in research at world-renowned academic institutions and join a vibrant Fox Fellowship alumni/ae group

Deadline: January 31, 2019

Application Process
Apply online through given the website.
Each Fox partner university holds an open annual competition to gather applications, select and nominate their best students to be Fox Fellows to Yale.
The Yale Fox Fellowship selection committee makes the final decision based on the following criteria:
Quality of research proposal
Strength of academic achievement
Character and demonstrated leadership potential
Demonstrated personal commitment to being a “citizen ambassador”
Application deadlines are in January/February each year: specific dates will be announced by each Fox partner university. Students accepted as Fox Fellows at Yale will be notified by mid-April. The Fellowship period is ten months, beginning in late August each year

Partner Institutions:
Yale University, United States
University of San Andrés, Argentina
The Australian National University
The University of Melbourne
University of São Paulo, Brazil
University of British Columbia, Canada
Fudan University, China
The University of Copenhagen
The Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
University of Cambridge, England
Institut d’Études de Politiques de Paris, France
Freie University of Berlin, Germany
University of Ghana
Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
Tel Aviv University, Israel
The University of Tokyo, Japan
El Colegio de México
Moscow State University, Russia
National University of Singapore
University of Cape Town, South Africa
Boğaziçi University, Turkey

Open to doctoral candidates and Master’s students.
Graduating bachelors’ level students of unusual merit and distinction may be considered but advanced, graduate level students are preferred.
The Fox International Fellowship is available for students of Yale University or from students of any of the Exchange Partner institutions in Fox International Fellowship network.
Postdoctoral candidates cannot apply.
International student proposing projects in their home country are NOT eligible.
You must either be a current graduate student or be about to graduate from your undergraduate or master’s degree.


All Fellows at Yale receive the same award, which is commensurate to the level of funding received by doctoral students in the graduate school. Awards include round-trip travel, accommodations in rental housing provided by the Fox Fellowship and a generous living stipend to cover expenses not already provided for by existing funds that you may have at your disposal. The Fellowship will also cover health insurance. All fellows are also able to apply for grants from a research travel fund up to U.S.D $2000.
Fellows may apply to the research travel fund to reimburse costs associated with transport and accommodation for academic activities in which the Fellow engages in the region of the exchange partner. While it is not possible to use the research travel fund to conduct research in your home country, it may be possible to apply to the fund in order to present major conferences there. Please note that the research travel fund does not cover food or clothing, and the Fellow must make a presentation of their work in order to be eligible for conference funding.




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