Call for Applications: Topol Research Fellowship Program

January 7, 2020
Call for Applications: Topol Research Fellowship Program

The Topol Research Fellows program at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy is made possible by the generous support of entrepreneur, philanthropist, and peace activist Sidney Topol and the Topol Family Foundation. The Topol Research Fellowship provides recognition and support to Harvard Kennedy School students interested in and committed to nonviolent action.

The goal of the Topol Fellowship is to help students to develop a more robust, evidence-based and comprehensive understanding of nonviolent resistance movements and deepen their knowledge about nonviolent movements around the world. They will support data collection at the Nonviolent Action Lab, attend a monthly discussion group on nonviolent action, and attend a global nonviolent action summit in May 2020. Topol Fellows will receive an honorarium as part of the fellowship program.

 

Application Process

 

The following items should be included in your application. Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted.

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover letter explaining interest in and/or experience with studying nonviolent action
  • Two HKS faculty references (letters of recommendation are not required)

This fellowship is only available to Harvard Kennedy School students.

Applications Due: January 26, 2020, 5:00 PM EST

 

Application Portal

 

Timeline and Important Dates

 

January 26, 2020, 5:00 PM EST

Deadline to submit materials. Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted.

 

February 3, 2020

Notification of successful applicants

 

February 18, 2020, 4:30 - 6:00 PM

Monthly discussion group

 

March 11, 2020, 4:30 - 6:00 PM

Monthly discussion group

 

April 15, 2020, 4:30 - 6:00 PM

Monthly discussion group

 

May 6, 2020, 4:30 - 6:00 PM

Monthly discussion group

 

May 21, 2020

Topol Research Summit

 

Monthly Scheduling

Meeting dates are tentative and schedule to change. Successful candidates will be sent the final calendar upon notification.