The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship is a competitive national fellowship program that provides college graduates with the opportunity to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security over a 6-9 month period. The Fellows serve as full-time junior staff members at the participating organization of their choice. Up to 8 Scoville Fellowships are awarded annually. Fellows receive active mentoring and networking from distinguished Board of Directors and former Fellows in addition to their stipend and benefits.
Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship
- Demonstrate excellent academic accomplishments and a strong interest in issues of peace and security
- Graduate study, a college major, course work, or substantial independent reading that reflects the substantive focus of the fellowship
- Prior experience with public-interest activism or advocacy is highly desirable
- Candidates are required to have completed a baccalaureate degree by the time the Fellowship commences
- Preference is given to United States citizens
- Preference will be given to individuals who have not had substantial prior public-interest or government experience in the Washington, DC area
- $2,600 stipend per month, plus benefits
- Health insurance
- Travel expenses to Washington, DC
- $500 to attend relevant conferences/meetings
Visit Scoville's website for application deadlines and additional information.