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The Council on Foreign Relations: Nuclear Security Fellowships

print_head_logoThe Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is seeking strong and qualified candidates for two of our 2014–2015 nuclear-focused fellowship programs: Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship and International Affairs Fellowship in Nuclear Security, sponsored by the Stanton Foundation.

CFR 2014–2015 Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship

The Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship (SNSF) Program, made possible by a generous grant from the Stanton Foundation, offers younger scholars studying nuclear security issues the opportunity to spend a period of twelve months at the Council on Foreign Relations’ (CFR) offices in New York or Washington, DC, conducting policy-relevant research. Qualified candidates must be junior (non-tenured) faculty, postdoctoral fellows, or predoctoral candidates from any discipline who are working on a nuclear security related issue. The program is only open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are eligible to work in the United States. CFR does not sponsor for visas. CFR awards up to three fellowships annually. The program awards a stipend of $100,000 for junior (non-tenured) faculty; $75,000 for postdoctoral; and $50,000 for predoctoral fellows. The deadline to apply is December 16, 2013.

CFR 2014–2015 International Affairs Fellowship in Nuclear Security, sponsored by the Stanton Foundation

 The International Affairs Fellowship in Nuclear Security (IAF-NS), sponsored by the Stanton Foundation, offers university-based scholars valuable hands-on experience in the nuclear security policymaking field and places selected fellows in U.S. government positions or international organizations for a period of twelve months to work with practitioners. The IAF-NS is only open to faculty members with tenure or on tenure-track lines at accredited universities and who propose to spend a year working in government or at an international organization. Qualified candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are eligible to work in the United States and be between the ages of twenty-nine and fifty. CFR does not sponsor for visas. Former Stanton nuclear security fellows who meet the eligibility requirements can apply. CFR awards approximately two fellowships annually. The program awards a stipend of $125,000. The deadline to apply is January 17, 2014.

Program details, eligibility requirements, and application instructions can be found online at www.cfr.org/fellowships.

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