DEADLINE:November 15, 2017

Launched in 2005, the Draper Hills Summer Fellowship on Democracy and Development Program (DHSFDD) is a three-week academic training program that is hosted annually at Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. The program brings together a group of 25 to 30 mid-career practitioners in law, politics, government, private enterprise, civil society, and international development from transitioning countries. This training program provides a unique forum for emerging leaders to connect, exchange experiences, and receive academic training to enrich their knowledge and advance their work.

Location: United States


Stanford will pay for accommodations, meals, and transportation costs during the duration of the Program.
A small travel fund is available for fellows who under no circumstances can support their travel or need to apply for a partial subsidy
Priority for accessing the travel fund will be given based on need, and destinations from which airline fares to California are exorbitant

Applicants should play important and influential roles in their country’s political, economic, and social development
Successful applicants will have academic credentials necessary to participate and contribute to the six-hour seminars each day and tackle advanced academic readings to complement the classroom-based curriculum
A working knowledge of English is an important prerequisite for participation in the program

Eligible Regions: Open For All

The application contains the following sections:

Applicant Information
Academics & Career Information
Essay Questions
English Language Proficiency
Video Submission
Financial Information
Letters of Recommendation
Personal Certification

To Apply online click this link


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