Fellows spend from one semester to a full academic year (preference for candidates who can commit to a full academic year) in residence at the Law School and devote the majority of their time to research and writing on a specific human rights topic. During this time, they may also audit courses in human rights and related subjects.
Applicants from middle/low income countries can also apply for Eleanor Roosevelt Fellowship: http://hrp.law.harvard.edu/fellowships/visiting-fellowships/eleanor-roosevelt-fellowship/
* The program is open to academics in human rights and experienced activists.
Urgent needs such as a website or email being hacked, or the theft or loss of sensitive data and equipment. This type of grant could, for example, provide a safe internet connection, replace damaged or stolen equipment, or a security training.
(Maximum grant is 10,000EUR for 4 months)
Opportunity to engage in training, networking, project work, and academic study in historical dialogue and related fields at Columbia University in New York City for the fall semester. The comprehensive fellowship program provides fellows with the opportunity to hone practical skills in fundraising, advocacy and leadership; to develop a deeper understanding of and engagement with the past; and to foster mutually beneficial relationships with their peers and with international and non-profit organizations based in New York and Washington, D.C.
Applications are due in February. Fluency in English is required. Fellows must provide proof of institutional endorsement in English from their organizations for their participation in the Program and must commit to returning to that organization upon completion of the Program. The program lasts a full academic semester, and fellows are required to be in residence in New York City for this period.
* The program is open to human rights activists such as lawyers, journalists, teachers, social workers, community organizers, artists, scholars, etc.