AILA International Fellowship

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) designs the AILA International Fellowship (AIF) to give participants the tools and agile mindset to enact innovative solutions to critical challenges. It is open for the mid-career professionals with at least 5-10 years of experience in their chosen profession. The objective of the program is to allow rising leaders the opportunity to think critically about the broad intellectual horizons and cross-cultural dialog necessary to lead effectively in today’s world. This program worth of tuition of $4,500 USD.

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is a bipartisan, nonprofit policy research organization. AILA’s goal is to foster growth and collaboration within the Center as well as to help prepare employees for challenges and opportunities in their future careers.


Applicants must fulfill the following criteria:

  • Academic background –Completion of university degree is required, with an advanced degree preferred.
  • Professional background – Candidates must be mid-career professionals with at least 5-10 years of experience in their chosen profession.
  • English proficiency – Candidates must be proficient in both written and conversational English.
  • Relevance of experience to AIF – Candidates should have a demonstrated or articulated interest in the areas that correspond to the program areas of AIF, i.e., leadership, ethics, and foreign policy.

How to Apply:

To be entering in this fellowship program, the candidates are required to complete the application form. The link is:

Supporting Documents:

Along with the application form you have to upload your updated CV with all relevant information.

Financial Aid and Award Money:

$4,500 will be paid to successful candidate to join the fellowship program. Lodging and transportation is not considered in tuition.

Application Deadline:

Last date of acceptance of application is May 7, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. (midnight) EST.

Link for More Information:

Contact Information:

If you have any query, feel free to contact

Barbara Petzen

Director of Training Initiatives




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