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Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship Fellowship is seeking to hire a program associate. For this study fund, U.S. citizen currently living in the United States are eligible to apply. The program will provide recent college and graduate school alumni with the opportunity to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security.

It is a highly-competitive national fellowship program which provides an opportunity for college graduates to gain practical knowledge and experience. Its goal is to bridge the gap between academia and the professional world by providing an entree for mission-driven grads eager to learn about and contribute to public-interest organizations.

Who May Eligible

To be eligible for the Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • If you are a non-U.S. citizen currently living in the United States are eligible to apply.
  • If you are a U.S. citizen currently living outside the United States are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants who have already demonstrated a strong interest in the field, and not intended for those who want to try a semester in Washington.
  • Successful candidates must be good writers who are adept at working in a fast-paced office environment. They are seeking people considering a career working on international peace and security issues with public-interest organizations, the Federal Government, academia, or media.

How to Apply

To participate, all application materials must be emailed to apply@scoville.org.

Reference letters and transcripts that are not available by email may be mailed to
Paul Revsine
Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship
820 1st Street, NE
Suite LL-180
Washington, DC 20002

Submit all the following as a part of the application:

  • Full curriculum vitae/Resume
  • A personal essay of no more than 1,000 words
  • A policy/opinion essay of no more than 1,000 words
  • Official academic transcripts should be scanned
  • Two letters of reference
  • A cover sheet that includes the following items.
  • Name
  • Telephone Number
  • Email Address
  • Semester for which you are applying
  • Name, address, email address, and telephone number for each of your two references (whether these letters are included with your materials or will be emailed separately).
  • List 5-6 of our participating organizations. Please check this list of organizations to see which are eligible to host a fellow during the upcoming term.
  • How you learned about the Scoville Fellowship. Be specific about the publications, websites, professors, career advisor/career office, friend, web search, etc.


  • Fellows receive a salary of $3,200 per month and basic health insurance compensation, plus travel expenses to Washington, DC.
  • The program also provides $1,000 per fellow for professional development to attend relevant conferences or meetings that could cover travel, accommodations, and registration fees, or to take a language or policy course.

Application Deadline: Applications will be closed on October 1, 2019, for spring.

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