The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI) in Washington, DC, offers the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship to the most deserving student of color. The following fellowship is merit-based as well as need-based and is available to both undergraduate and graduate understudies of color. The Hearst Fellow fills in as an assistant with PSI in the Washington, DC, office of the Aspen Institute. Through this fellowship, PSI is looking forward to introducing understudies to issues and difficulties influencing philanthropy, social endeavour, non-profit associations, and different entertainers in the social sector. Beneficiaries might organize with their colleges and universities to get scholastic acknowledgement for this experience.
In his/her/their internship position, the Hearst Fellow attempts to research, compose, strategic, and regulatory help for PSI’s administration drives, public projects, and convenings. Candidates of this fellowship must be exceptionally energetic alumni or college understudies from communities of color. Participants should be enlisted at a foundation of advanced education for the semester for which they will apply. Summer students should show evidence of enlistment for the forthcoming fall semester. Every applicant ought to have a brilliant scholarly record and satisfy all the other requirements mentioned later in the article. This isn’t a grant. The Hearst Fellow typically fills in as a student with PSI in the Washington, DC office of the Aspen Institute; nonetheless, the Fellow will turn out distantly for years to come. Fall and Winter/Spring colleagues will work low(10-15 hours out of each week), and Summer colleagues will be roughly 25 hours out of every week. All travel and lodging costs should be covered by the understudy. Fellows will be remunerated on an hourly premise in the fall, spring, and summer.
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|Education Level||Undergraduate, graduate|
|Number of Awards||1|
|Application Deadline||To be declared|
|Application Fees||Not required|
|Requirements||Resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript, writing sample, and letter of recommendation|
Who is Eligible?
The eligibility requirements for the following scholarship contest is as follows:
- Candidates applying for this fellowship must be 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.
- The candidate must have demonstrated interest or experience in nonprofit organizations, philanthropy, and the social sector.
- The candidate must have excellent research and writing skills.
- The candidate must have demonstrated financial need.
- The candidate must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident.
- Students approved for participation in the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program are eligible to apply.
How to Apply?
In order to be considered for the following scholarship, the interested candidates need to submit their application forms by filling them out with all the necessary information asked and provide a writing sample relating to the topic given in the application form. The application can be submitted with all the documents mentioned below.
The documents that need to be attached with your application form is as follows:
- Current resume
- Cover letter
- Unofficial transcript
- Writing sample
- Letter of recommendationfrom a professor or supervisor. It can be included with your application or sent separately.
The following fellowship will provide one student with the fellowship based on the financial needs of the candidate. The fellow will be working as an intern with PSI in the Washington, DC office of the Aspen Institute; nonetheless, the Fellow will turn out distantly for years to come. Fall and Winter/Spring colleagues will work low (10-15 hours out of each week), and Summer colleagues will be roughly 25 hours out of every week. All travel and lodging costs should be covered by the understudy.
The deadline for the scholarship will be declared shortly.