Scoville Peace Fellowship | Apply by January 4

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship invites recent college and graduate school alumni to apply for six to nine month fellowships in Washington, DC focusing on arms control, peace, and international security issues. Founded in 1987 to develop and train the next generation of leaders on a range of peace and security issues, the program has awarded 197 fellowships to date.

Scoville Fellows work with one of more than two dozen participating public-interest organizations. They may undertake a variety of activities, including research, writing, public eduction and advocacy on a range of security issues, including nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons, non-proliferation, weapons trade, environmental security, diplomacy, conflict resolution and peacebuilding, and emerging technology threats, that support the goals of their host organization, and may attend coalition meetings, policy briefings, and congressional hearings. Fellows are
supervised by senior level staff and often have the opportunity to publish articles, blogs, factsheets, or reports. The program

also arranges meetings for the fellows with policy experts. Many former Scoville Fellows have gone on to pursue graduate degrees in international relations and taken prominent positions in the field of peace and security with public interest organizations, the federal government, academia, and media.

Participating organizations:

  • Alliance for Peacebuilding
  • Arms Control Association
  • Brookings Institution
  • Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation
  • Center for Public Integrity
  • Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Federation of American Scientists
  • Friends Committee on National Legislation Education Fund
  • James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies National
  • Security Archive
  • Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Nuclear Threat Initiative
  • Partnership for Global Security
  • Partnership for a Secure America
  • Peace Action Education Fund
  • Peace Direct
  • Physicians for Social Responsibility
  • ReThink Media
  • Search for Common Ground
  • Stimson Center
  • Truman Center for National Policy
  • Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Win Without War Education Fund
  • Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control

Candidates must have an excellent academic record and a strong interest in issues of peace and security. The program is open to all U.S. citizens, and non-U.S. citizens living in the U.S. eligible for employment. Benefits include a $3,400 monthly salary, health insurance compensation, alumni and board mentoring, travel to , DC to begin the fellowship, and a modest stipend for professional development

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