Institute of Current World Affairs Fellowship

The avenue for writers to showcase their skills is here. Applications are invited from young and vibrant professionals to enrol for the 2021 Institute of Current World Affairs (ICWA) Fellowships for Professionals at the United States of America. ICWA promotes deep knowledge of international countries and cultures by supporting fellows for two-year mesmerising programs of self-designed, independent research and writing abroad.

Fellows will be mandated to write and produce monthly bulletins made available by the institute to supporters and other interested parties and professional fellows of the institute. Fellows will work together with the executive director, who serves as a writing coach, editor and mentor. Applicants are encouraged to apply for a fellowship position before the application deadline.

Brief Description

Fellowship Sponsor(s): Institute of Current World Affairs

Fellowship Location: USA

Level of Fellowship: Young Professionals

Fellowship Worth: Allowances to cover for expenses for themselves and any accompanying family member.

Subject Eligibility: Courses related to writing, Culture

Country/Candidate Eligibility: The fellowship is for applicants all over the world.

Fellowship Eligibility and Criteria for Selection

Related: AU Fellows Presidential Scholarship at Anderson University, USA

Interested applicants who wish to be considered for the Institute of Current World Affairs Fellowship for Professionals 2021 are to meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be advancing individuals with the zeal to reach excellence in their chosen field.
  • Applicants must be willing to commit to the two-year mesmerising programs which are planned for self-development, independent research and writing abroad.
  • Interested candidates must be individuals who are young career people not older than 36 years of age.
  • Applicants can apply for the fellowship slot irrespective of their country of origin or residence.

How to Apply for the Institute of Current World Affairs Fellowship for Professionals 2021

Interested applicants should send via email, an initial letter of interest and resume or CV in English to the institute. The post is also accepted. Applicants should specify in their application what they would want to do in the two-year, self-designed fellowship overseas and why they are the best candidate for the fellowship. There is no word limit to the letter of interest. The strongest applicants will be invited to tender a more elaborate application.

Applicants should forward their application to the email:

For applications through post:

Institute of Current World Affairs

1818 N St. NW, Ste 460

Washington, DC 20036


Application Deadline

The deadline for completing all application processes is December 15 2020.


For more enquires, visit the official site.



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