Aspen Institute

Hearst Fellowship for Minority Students

Posted on March 5, 2018

Aspen Institute Social Innovation Program Invites Applications for Hearst Fellowship for Minority Students

The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation in Washington, D.C., is accepting applications for the Summer 2018 session of its William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship program.

Based on academic excellence and need, the fellowship is open to undergraduate and graduate students of color. The Hearst Fellow serves as an intern with PSI in the Washington, D.C., office of the Aspen Institute, where he or she will gain exposure to issues and challenges impacting philanthropy, social enterprise, nonprofit organizations, and other actors in the social sector. Through the program, the fellow will undertake research, writing, and logistical and administrative support for PSI’s leadership initiatives, public programs, and convenings. The fellow may also arrange with his/her college or university to receive academic credit for this experience.

Applicants for the Summer 2018 fellowship should be a highly motivated, current, non-graduating graduate or undergraduate student from an underrepresented communities of color. They should also have an excellent academic record and a demonstrated interest or experience in nonprofit organizations, philanthropy, and the social sector; excellent research and writing skills; financial need; and U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status.

The selected fellow must be able to work as an intern on a full-time basis for twelve to fifteen weeks in Washington, D.C., and be able to cover his/her travel and housing costs.

Fellows will be compensated on an hourly basis.

See the Aspen Institute PSI website for complete program information and application procedures.

Deadline: March 16, 2018

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