Echoing Green Fellowship

Echoing Green wants to hear from innovative thinkers and doers looking to change the world. Echoing Green’s Global, Black Male Achievement, and Climate Fellowships identify promising social entrepreneurs with bold ideas and provides them with up to $90,000 in seed funding, strategic support, and a powerful network. Mark your calendar: Applications are open now and will close January 6, 2014

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Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship

The Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program, trains, inspires and sustains a tight-knit community of emerging leaders committed to social justice. The program provides Fellows with an opportunity to gain practical experience fighting hunger and poverty, work with community-based and national leaders, deepen their analysis around poverty and develop leadership skills. Each year, 16- 20 Emerson National Hunger Fellows help shape and implement local social justice programs all over the U.S. and then research and support national policy initiatives in Washington, DC.

 

For more information visit College Central and search for JOB # 3300199

To apply online visit here.

 

 

Fellowship Opportunity: Wolf Trap Foundation Fellowship

A 12-month, full-time paid Fellowship position within the Wolf Trap Foundation is available beginning November 2013. Intended for a young professional of color who has recently earned a Master’s degree in the arts or a related discipline, the Fellowship will provide substantive arts management experience in a variety of areas within the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts.

The 2013-14 Fellow will rotate across three departments within the Foundation over the course of their 12 month tenure. Each rotation will be approximately four months in length. The work plan and rotations will be developed by Wolf Trap staff.

A $24,000 stipend is provided in addition to a housing and transportation stipend, if needed. Funding for attendance at selected national conferences is also provided. The Fellow will be eligible to receive certain Wolf Trap Foundation benefits, including health insurance and paid time off.

Fellowship applicants are required to submit an application cover sheet, a statement of purpose, a resume, and two letters of recommendation. For further information, please call 703.937.6304.

To apply: Download an application and submit to internships@wolftrap.org by September 1, 2013.

 

Fellowship Opportunity: Virginia Palmer International Fellowship

The Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF) is a public foundation providing small grants to grassroots projects that empower women and girls in developing countries. VGIF is seeking to develop its overall capacity for conducting research and evaluations, including but not limited to: develop an overall evaluation plan; begin the process of gathering and analyzing output and outcome data; plan and design an impact study; establish relationships with research entities; and produce meaningful reports on topics related to the mission of VGIF.

The Palmer Fellow will help start this effort, first by developing a project plan for the coming year, in consultation with the Executive Director, and then implementing this plan both independently and in collaboration with VGIF staff and volunteers. The Fellowship runs for nine months (approximately Sept. 1, 2013 – May 31, 2014) with an option to renew for another 9-12 month period. The Fellow will need to devote on average 15 hours a week to the project.

$18,000 stipend for 9 months

For more information check out our listing on College Central