Johns Hopkins Institute for Policy Studies
Center for Civil Society Studies
International Philanthropy Fellows Program
Call for Applications
Academic Year 2004-2005

The Johns Hopkins Institute for Policy Studies, Center for Civil Society
Studies is pleased to announce a call for applications for the International
Fellows in Philanthropy Program for the 2004-2005 academic year.  This
program based in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, affords an opportunity for
advanced study, research, and training for up to eight participants each
year who are involved in studying or managing private nonprofit, or
philanthropic organizations outside of the United States, or working as NGO
liaisons in the public or commercial sectors.  Fellowships, which can be an
academic year or semester, are available at both the Junior and Senior
level.  Special funding is available for Fellows from East Africa and for
Fellows conducting research on Community Foundations.


We are soliciting candidates who: 1) have demonstrated a high degree of
interest, experience, and professional competence in research, management,
or general leadership related to the voluntary, nongovernmental, nonprofit,
or philanthropic sector; or 2) nonprofit liaison officers established by
governments and multinational organizations who play a role in linking with
nonprofit organizations through project partnerships, legal reform
initiatives, and a variety of other activities.

Candidates are expected to have attained a university diploma equivalent to
the American Bachelors of Arts or Science degree and be capable of carrying
out independent research and inquiry.  A high degree of English fluency is
required as demonstrated by a score of 600 or higher on the TOEFL exam.

There are no restrictions as to nationality (except that US citizens are
excluded from eligibility).  Fellows are required to attend the annual
International Fellows in Philanthropy Conference prior to their fellowship
year and are strongly encouraged to participate in subsequent annual

For more information, or to download an application, visit:  or contact Carol Wessner ([log in to unmask]).