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2012 William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students, USA

Fellowship in Philanthropy and Social Innovation for Minority Students at Aspen Institute, USA 2011-2012

Study Subject(s):Philanthropy and Social Innovation
Course Level:Graduate or undergraduate
Scholarship Provider: The Aspen Institute
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Candidates for this fellowship are highly motivated, current, non-graduating graduate or undergraduate students from underrepresented communities of color. Each candidate should have an excellent academic record and also have the following: 1. Demonstrated interest or experience in nonprofit organizations, philanthropy, and the social sector; 2. Excellent research and writing skills; 3. Demonstrated financial need; and 4. U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent residency.

Scholarship Open for International Students: No

Scholarship Description: The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI) in Washington, DC, offers the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship three times annually. The fellowship, which is based on academic excellence and need, is open to both undergraduate and graduate students of color. The Hearst Fellow serves as an intern with PSI in the Washington, DC office of the Aspen Institute. Through this fellowship, PSI seeks to introduce a diverse group of students to issues and challenges affecting philanthropy, social enterprise, nonprofit organizations, and other actors in the social sector. Recipients may arrange with their colleges or universities to receive academic credit for this experience. The Aspen Institute Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation seeks to inform and maximize the impact of grantmaking foundations, nonprofit organizations, social enterprises, and public-private partnerships through leadership development initiatives, convenings, and communications so that each can contribute to the good society at home and abroad.

How to Apply: Online 

Scholarship Application Deadline: Spring 2012 -December 16, 2011, Summer 2012- March 16, 2012
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