Call for Applications

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Applications to the Yale World Fellows Program are accepted from across sectors and around the world.  Each class of Fellows is a unique group, geographically balanced, and representative of a wide range of professions, talents, and perspectives.

The application deadline for the 2014 Yale World Fellows Program is Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 11:59 PM EST.

TO BE ELIGIBLE, APPLICANTS MUST:

  • BE IN THE MID-CAREER STAGE Fellows are at least five, and typically not more than twenty, years into their careers, with demonstrated work accomplishments, and a clear indication of future contributions and excellence.  The average age of a World Fellow is 39, though there is no minimum or maximum age limit.
  • BE FLUENT IN ENGLISH An excellent command of the English language is essential.
  • BE A CITIZEN OF A COUNTRY OTHER THAN THE UNITED STATES  While dual citizens are eligible, preference is given to candidates whose work is focused outside the US.

SELECTION CRITERIA INCLUDE:

  • An established record of extraordinary achievement and integrity;
  • Commitment to engagement in crucial issues and to making a difference at the national or international level;
  • Promise of a future career of leadership and notable impact;
  • Special capacity for critical, creative, entrepreneurial, and strategic thinking;
  • Likelihood to benefit from participation in the Program and to contribute to global understanding at Yale;
  • Commitment to a rigorous program of activities, to full-time residence at Yale for the entire duration of the program, and to mentoring students and speaking frequently on campus

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For more information visit http://worldfellows.yale.edu

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