AC4 Graduate Fellowship Application Now Open!

Rachel Kirk
December 20, 2019

AC4 is exciting to announce that the online application for the new cohort of AC4 Graduate Fellows is now open!

The Graduate Fellowship Program offers Columbia University students an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of research and practice in conflict resolution and social change. Fellows conduct interdisciplinary research projects or internships addressing conflict, violence, development and/or sustainable peace. Applicants can submit an individual or team proposal, and selected projects will receive financial award and the chance to present on their sponsored research or internship project at Columbia University in front of leaders, academics and activists in the peacebuilding and conflict resolution field.

Applications for 2020-2021 will be due on February 12, 2020.

Application Components:

  • A Proposal (up to 3 pages, single spaced, 12 point font, 1 inch margins), outlining the Who, What, When, Where and Why of what you are proposing;
  • Faculty Sponsor (Form)with faculty signature on approval form;
  • Estimated Budget (Form), itemizing how the funding would be used;
  • Letter of Recommendation, signed and on institutional letterhead;
  • Affiliation Letter for internship proposals only, on institutional letterhead; and
  • Brief CV or Resume (up to 3 pages).

Fellowship Faculty Approval Form must be signed by selected faculty who will serve as academic advisor on proposed project and submitted along with other application components.

Projected Budget Form is a suggested template for applicants to show the expenses that would be covered by the financial award for proposed project.

To learn more, visit our page on the Graduate Fellowship or contact Rachel Kirk at [email protected]