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Carnegie Junior Fellows Program

Description:

The Carnegie Endowment accepts applications only through participating universities via designated nominating officials. Each participating university may nominate only two students each year. The College's faculty selection committee will review all applications and will forward up to two nominations to the Carnegie Endowment.

Eligibility:

  • Graduating college seniors or students who have graduated within the past academic year but who have not begun graduate studies
  • Demonstrated interest in and completion of a significant amount of coursework in international affairs, political science, economics, history, or Russian, Chinese, Middle Eastern or Asian Studies
  • Eligible and able to work in the United States for one year (August 1-July 31)
  • High academic merit, including a minimum College GPA of 3.750

Application Process:

The Carnegie Endowment accepts applications only through participating universities via designated nominating officials. Each participating university may nominate only two students each year. Students must register with Assistant Dean Terri Greenslade to pick up application materials in Owen Hall. Contact Ms. Kristin McCormick at 812.855.1647 to arrange an appointment.

Materials:

  • Application form
  • Essay on one of the topics provided by the Carnegie Endowment
  • Essay on personal interest in the Junior Fellows program
  • 1-2 page résumé
  • Two letters of recommendation

Award:

Junior Fellows currently receive a gross salary of $37,000/year plus benefits. Junior Fellows have the opportunity to conduct research for books, co-author journal articles and policy papers, participate in meetings with high-level officials, contribute to congressional testimony, and organize briefings attended by scholars, journalists, and government officials.

IU Internal Deadline:

Monday, November 17, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.

Contact:

Terri A. Greenslade, Assistant Dean for Academic Standards and Opportunities, tgreensl at indiana.edu or Ms. Kristin McCormick, kammcc at indiana.edu
812.855.1647, Owen Hall

Website:

Carnegie Junior Fellows Program