Stanford Fellowship for Democracy and Development

Deadline: 5 January 2014
Open to: Journalists involved in their country’s economic and political development
Fellowship:  travel, accommodation, living expenses and visa costs.


The Draper Hills Summer Fellowship on Democracy and Development is a three-week program that brings together 25 to 30 midcareer professionals in the field of democracy, development and the rule of law, especially those from developing countries. The dates for the 2015 Draper Hills Summer Fellows Program are Sunday, July 19- Friday, August 7, 2015.Applicants are required to participate in the entire duration of the fellowship program. They must be sure that they can be absent from their professional obligations during that time and must make a commitment to attend the program upon acceptance. Due to limited financial resources available, the program is unable to provide funding for families to accompany fellows to Stanford for the program.


Journalists involved in their country’s economic and political development can apply for a summer fellowship at Stanford University.Detailed information Eligibility and selection criteria


The university covers travel, accommodation, living expenses and visa costs. The training program provides a forum for emerging leaders to connect, exchange experiences and receive academic training through seminars, academic readings and classroom-based curriculum.


We encourage all applicants to review the following pages in detail before submitting the pre-screen questionnaire.

1) Application Guidelines and Overview 

2) Letters of Recommendation

In order to apply, register HERE.

If you have any questions, check the FAQ section or write to:

The official web-page.


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