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National Scholarships and Fellowships

Civil Rights, Immigration, Native American Issues

John Lewis Fellowship 

 

The John Lewis Fellowship will take place from July 5 through July 30, 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia.

As the American program of the Humanity in Action Fellowship, the John Lewis Fellowship offers 30 American and European university students the opportunity to explore race and civil rights, immigration and Native American issues in Atlanta, Georgia.

The program honors Congressman John Lewis, an icon of the Civil Rights Movement. Humanity in Action has partnered with The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc., a major museum and civic institution in Atlanta, to create the fellowship. The John Lewis Fellowship is made possible by the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation provided through The Center.

Fellows in the John Lewis Fellowship will attend discussions with renowned scholars and activists at The Center, visit historical sites around Atlanta and engage in discussions on a range of political and social issues. They will also draw upon the immense resources of The Center and contribute to its extensive and innovative outreach initiatives. 

Students from American universities will learn alongside Fellows from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands and Poland.  

U.S. Applicants: Students or recent graduates from universities and colleges in the U.S. visit link below to begin their applications.

The application deadline for applicants from the U.S. is January 4, 2017 at 11:59pm PST.  

Levels: Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Recent Graduates from Class of 2015 and 2016 are eligible to apply

 

Areas: All

 

For more information visit their website at  http://www.humanityinaction.org/programs/75-the-john-lewis-fellowship


Applications are now available. 

Social Justice

Humanity in Action Fellowship  (HIA)

 

This  fellowship brings together international groups of university students and recent graduates to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance as well as example of issues affecting different minority groups today. HIA encourages applicants who aspire to careers in business, government, medicine, academia, activism, the non-profit sector, the arts and more. 

The Humanity in Action Fellowship will take place from June 8 - July 8, 2018


Eligibility

Levels: Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Recent Graduates

Applicants of minority backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. 


U.S. citizens currently studying abroad: If you are an American citizen studying at a foreign university, you are eligible to apply through the United States. If you are an American student studying at a university in Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands or Poland, you may be eligible to applu through the HIA offices in those countries. 


Non-US citizens: If you are a non-US citizen studying at a university in the United States, you are eligible to apply through the US office.

 

Disciplines: All


The application deadline for the applicants from the U.S. is TBD 


For more information visit their website at  www.humanityinaction.org/programs/14-hia-fellowship  

Humanity in Action Fellowship in Detroit

The Humanity in Action Fellowship in Detroit brings together a group of 22 people for an intensive program that examines the promise, failure, and possibilities of social and econmic progress in Detroit. The program places special emphasis on democrative inclusion of marginalized groups, equitable development, social entrepreneurship, and public health. 

Eligibility: Young professionals and university students from Detroit, elsewhere in Michigan, Bosnia, and Herzegovina, Denmark, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Poland, and Ukraine.  

The Humanity in Action Fellowship in Detroit will take place from July 13 - August 9, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan.

Applications will open in mid-September. The deadline to apply is January 8, 2018. 

 Contact Us 

To review your overall profile as a future Humanity in Action fellowship applicant please contact: 

Michelle Lopez, Assistant Dean
Division of Undergraduate Studies
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive, 
San Diego, CA 92182-1623
Phone: (619) 594-2871
Fax: (619) 594-7934
nationalscholarships@mail.sdsu.edu



 

For Weber Honors College students:

Dr. Martha Enciso
Associate Director, Weber Honors College

menciso@mail.sdsu.edu
Phone: (619) 594-3834

Office:  Admin 201-D