2013 Open Society Fellowship for International Students, USA

Open Society Foundation offers International Fellowship for a Project on Human Rights, Government Transparency, Access to Information and to Justice and the Promotion of Civil Society and Social Inclusion, USA 2013. Full fellowship details are as follows:

School:Open Society Foundation/USA

Level:Fellowship program

Field(s): Human Rights, Government Transparency access to information and to Justice, and the promotion of civil society and social inclusion

Deadline:February 1, 2013

Funded by:Open Society Foundation

Beneficiaries: the fellowship is open to International students


  • Though most fellowship terms are for one year, the program will consider requests for shorter or longer duration.
  • Slight preference is given to applications for full-time fellowships, but the program will consider applicants who can only work part-time on their projects.
  • Full-time fellows based in the United States will receive a stipend of $80,000 or $100,000, depending on work experience, seniority, and current income.In addition to the stipend, fellows will receive a project budget.
  • That budget may include expenses such as travel (including airfare and hotel), visa costs, part-time research assistance, conference fees and health insurance.
  • Fellowship expenses should not include operational or programmatic costs, such as employees and physical infrastructure.


  • The Open Society Fellowship was founded in 2008 to support individuals pursuing innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges.
  • The fellowship funds work that will enrich public understanding of those challenges and stimulate far-reaching and probing conversations within the Open Society Foundations and in the world.


  • The Open Society Fellowship accepts proposals from anywhere in the world.

  • Applicants should possess a deep understanding of their chosen subject and a track record of professional accomplishment.

  • Past and current fellows have included journalists, activists, academics, and practitioners in a variety of fields.
  • Successful applicants will be eager to exploit the many resources offered by the Open Society Foundations and be prepared to engage constructively with our global network.
  • Ideal fellows are specialists who can see beyond the parochialisms of their field and possess the tenacity to complete a project of exceptional merit.
  • Proficiency in spoken English is required.
  • In evaluating each proposal, the selection committee weighs three factors: the applicant, the topic of the project, and the work product

Application Method

  • Submit online

For more Information about the Open Society Fellowship


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