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:
Academics & Career Information
English Language Proficiency
Letters of Recommendation