Breakthrough Generation Fellowship for Researchers 2021 (Funded)

Applications are currently ongoing for the 2021 Breakthrough Generation Fellowship for Researchers all over the world.

Breakthrough Generation is an initiative in the Breakthrough Institute’s research program, founded in 2008 to foster the development of a new generation of thinkers and writers capable of finding pragmatic new solutions to today’s greatest challenges in the areas of energy, economy, and environment.

During the fellowship, fellows work in small teams divided between three program areas: Energy, Cities, or Food & Farming. Supervised by a policy staff, fellows produce policy white papers, reports, and memos. Previous projects have been featured in The New York Times, Newsweek, Time Magazine, the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Harvard Law and Policy Journal, among others, as well as in Congressional testimony.

In addition to research and analysis, fellows attend the Breakthrough Dialogue — an opportunity to interact with the leading thinkers, writers, and scholars in the study of society and the environment, as well as attend talks, debates, and working groups within Breakthrough’s different program areas.

Duration: 10 weeks

Generation offers a weekly stipend of $600.

Additional travel and housing assistance stipends are available upon acceptance based on an as-needed basis.

  • Fellowships are open to applicants from any country.
  • Final-year undergraduates, college graduates, and postgraduates are eligible to apply for the fellowship.
Application Process

To apply for this fellowship, applicants will need to provide their basic information, including:

  • a cover letter,
  • resume or CV,
  • references, and
  • three writing samples

To download the application form, click here

Application Deadline: February 12, 2021

For more information visit the official site.

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