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William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students

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The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI)

Deadline Date:

12/03/21

Description:

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Fellowship to a USA undergraduate or graduate student of color to work in the areas of social innovation and philanthropy. The successful applicant will complete an internship remotely, and gain experience addressing issues related to nonprofit organizations, social enterprise, philanthropy, and the social sector.

The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI) in Washington, DC offers the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship to one student three times annually. The fellowship, which is based on academic excellence and need, is open to both undergraduate and graduate students of color. The Hearst Fellow serves as an intern with PSI in the Washington, DC office of the Aspen Institute. Through this fellowship, PSI seeks to introduce a diverse group of students to issues and challenges affecting philanthropy, social enterprise, nonprofit organizations, and other actors in the social sector. Recipients may arrange with their colleges or universities to receive academic credit for this experience.

The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation seeks to inform and maximize the impact of grantmaking foundations, nonprofit organizations, social enterprises, and public-private partnerships through leadership development initiatives, convenings, and communications so that each can contribute to the good society at home and abroad.

The Hearst Fellow normally serves as an intern with PSI in the Washington, DC office of the Aspen Institute, however, the Fellow will work remotely for the foreseeable future.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180296

Estimated Size of Grant:

Fellowship Compensation: Fellows will be compensated on an hourly basis in the fall, spring and summer.

Term of Contract:

Fall and Winter/Spring fellows will work part-time (10-15 hours per week) and Summer fellows will be approximately 25 hours per week.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The fellowship, which is based on academic excellence and need, is open to both undergraduate and graduate students of color.

Candidates for this fellowship are highly motivated graduate or undergraduate students from communities of color. Candidates must be enrolled at an institution of higher education for the semester for which they will be applying. Summer candidates must show proof of enrollment for the upcoming fall semester. Each candidate should have an excellent academic record and have the following:
1. Demonstrated interest or experience in nonprofit organizations, philanthropy, and the social sector;
2. Excellent research and writing skills;
3. Demonstrated financial need; and
4. U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent residency. Students approved for participation in the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program are eligible to apply.

The Aspen Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all District and federal laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against.

Pre-Application Information:

The William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship is offered three times annually.

2022 Application Deadline and Notification Dates:
- Fellowship Availability: Winter/Spring 2022 (January – April)
- Application Deadline: December 3, 2021
- Award Notification: December 17, 2021

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://aspeninstitute.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=1820258&&&jbsrc=1024

Washington DC Headquarters
The Aspen Institute
2300 N St. NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 736-5800 (tel)
(202) 467-0790 (fax)

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