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IFES is pleased to announce that applications are currently being accepted for the Charles and Kathleen Manatt Democracy Studies Fellowship Program. Mr. Manatt, former U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic and former Chair of IFES' Board of Directors, and his wife Kathleen, fund up to two, eight- to ten-week fellowships each year exclusively to graduate students attending universities in the American Midwest (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, or Wisconsin).
Manatt Fellows receive a stipend of $5,000 and work just three blocks from the White House at IFES’ international headquarters in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C. Working alongside IFES experts involved in a variety of challenging and exciting international projects, Fellows are based at IFES’ F. Clifton White Applied Research Center and have access to its leading collection of democracy-building materials highly regarded by policymakers and researchers.
e sGraduate students working towards a degree in international relations, political science, public administration or a related area (including international students)
· Ph.D. candidates should be pre-dissertation students only.
· Applications must be postmarked by 14 April 2008 to the address below.
· Students must be attending a university in the American Midwest (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, or Wisconsin).
Founded in 1987, IFES is an international, nonprofit organization that supports the building of democratic societies. IFES currently has programs in over 20 countries supporting civil society groups, the rule of law, human rights, transparent governance and election administration. Manatt Fellows will have the opportunity to work and learn with a diverse group of professionals who have extensive experience in all areas of elections and democratic development.
Again, I encourage you to share this opportunity with your staff and students. Please visit www.ifes.org/arc-fellowships.html or contact me for additional information.
Research Officer, Applied Research Center
1101 15th Street, N.W., Third Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005
Tel: 202.350.6730 Fax: 202.822.9744