Greenberg World Fellows Program

Applications to the Greenberg World Fellows Program are accepted from across sectors and around the world.  The program, which is part of Yale’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, provides the opportunity for World Fellows to contribute to Yale’s intellectual life, participate in events, and collaborate with peers, audit classes, mentor students and lead round-table discussions. The mission of Yale World Fellows is to cultivate and empower a network of globally engaged leaders committed to making the world a better place. The 2017 program will run from mid-August to mid-December and fellows will get stipend to cover the costs of living in New Haven.

Yale University is committed to improving the world today and for future generations through outstanding research and scholarship, education, preservation, and practice.


To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be in the mid-careersStage:Fellows are at least five, and typically not more than 20, years into their careers, with demonstrated work accomplishments, 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.
  • Be fluent in English:An excellent command of the English language is essential.
  • 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.

How to Apply:

The 2017 Greenberg World Fellows Program Application will be available soon. You can sign up through the given link for update:

Application for admission to the Greenberg World Fellows Program is completely an online process. There are no paper forms to complete or mail.

Supporting Documents:

  • Resume/CV
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Essays


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

Application Deadline:


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