Fully-Funded Fellowship in Various Areas of Study at Yale University in the US
Yale University

Fully-Funded Fellowship in Various Areas of Study at Yale University in the US


Yale University

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Private non-profit University
Host Country
04 Dec 2019
Study level
Eligible Countries
Eligible Region
All Regions

Yale University is offering the Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program from across sectors and around the world in the US for 2020. Admission to the program is highly competitive. Each class of Fellows is geographically balanced and representative of a wide range of professions, talents, and perspectives. The program runs from mid-August to mid-December.  Fellows are required to be in residence at Yale University for the entirety of the program.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  1. Be at least five, and typically not more than twenty, years into their careers, with demonstrated professional accomplishments at a regional, national, or international level, and a clear indication of future contributions and excellence. The average age of a Greenberg World Fellow is 39, though there is no minimum or maximum age limit.
  2. be fluent in English. Excellent command of the English language is essential.
  3. 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:

  1. An established record of extraordinary achievement and integrity.
  2. Commitment to engagement in crucial issues and to making a difference at the local, national, or international level.
  3. The promise of a future career of leadership and notable impact.
  4. Special capacity for critical, creative, entrepreneurial, and strategic thinking.
  5. Likelihood to benefit from participation in the program and to contribute to the global perspective on Yale’s campus.
  6. 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.

Application process overview:

  1. The application deadline for the 2020 Program is December 4, 2019, at 11:59 PM EST.  No late applications will be accepted and extensions are not granted under any circumstances.
  2. Please note that the application process for admission to the Greenberg World Fellows Program is entirely online. There are no paper forms to complete or mail.
  3. There is no application fee or other costs to apply.
  4. Prior to the deadline, you may work on your application at any time and submit it when you are ready. After creating an account and accessing the online application, you can upload materials and request your letters of recommendation.


  1. A taxable stipend to cover the costs of living in New Haven.
  2. A modest, furnished one- or two-bedroom apartment for the duration of the program.
  3. Medical insurance.
  4. Round-trip travel from the home country.

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