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Apply For The Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program at Yale University

THE PROGRAM

The Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program is a four-month, full-time residential program based out of Yale’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs.

The Program provides World Fellows the opportunity to expand their vision, learn from each other, and grow personally and professionally.  World Fellows contribute to Yale’s intellectual life, give talks and participate on panels, collaborate with peers, audit classes, and mentor students.

Key components of the Program are:

WEEKLY SEMINARS

Good society. World Fellows present to each other their vision for making the world a better place, what they do professionally, and how they contribute to building the ‘good society.’

Salon. World Fellows host distinguished guests for discussions on key topics, expanding their knowledge and challenging their views.

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

World Fellows receive individual and group coaching and skills development training. World Fellows can audit many of the 2,000+ courses offered at Yale, work on individual or collaborative projects, and conduct independent research.

HOSTING EVENTS

World Fellows give talks and participate on panels across Yale, sharing their knowledge and expertise with students and faculty.

MENTORING STUDENTS

World Fellows mentor students (both undergraduate and graduate) who apply to be their liaisons. The student liaisons assist World Fellows in putting on events and ensure that they are fully immersed in life at Yale.

The Program also includes trips to New York City and Washington, DC., and a retreat.

TO BE ELIGIBLE, APPLICANTS MUST:

  • be at least five, and typically not more than twenty, years into their careers, with demonstrated professional accomplishments at a regional, national, or international level, and a clear indication of future contributions and excellence. The average age of a Greenberg World Fellow is 39, though there is no minimum or maximum age limit.
  • be fluent in English. An excellent command of the English language is essential.
  • be a citizen of a country other than the United States. While dual citizens are eligible, preference is given to candidates whose work is focused outside the US.

COMPENSATION PACKAGE:

  • A taxable stipend to cover the costs of living in New Haven
  • A modest, furnished one- or two-bedroom apartment for the duration of the program
  • Medical insurance
  • Round-trip travel from home country

To apply for this opportunity, visit the official fellowship website here.

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