Draper Hills Summer Fellowship on Democracy and Development

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Draper Hills Summer Fellowship on Democracy and Development

Application period closed


The Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University invites political, civil society, and business leaders from transitional countries to apply to its tenth annual Draper Hills Summer Fellows Program.


About the Program 

The Draper Hills Summer Fellows Program is a three-week executive education program that is run annually on the Stanford campus by an interdisciplinary team of leading Stanford faculty. The program brings together a group of 25 to 30 mid-career practitioners in law, politics, government, private enterprise, civil society, and international development from transitioning countries.

This training program provides a unique forum for leaders to connect, exchange experiences, and receive academic training to enrich their knowledge and advance their work. The 2014 program will be held from July 20- August 8, 2014, at Stanford
University in Palo Alto, California.


Application Resources:

We encourage all applicants to review the eligibility and selection criteriaapplication instructions and frequently asked questions in detail before submitting the pre-screen questionnaire. The Information Booklet and Application Guidelines is a valuable resource and outlines the application process in great detail. Please access and review this document before applying to the program.


To Apply to the Program:

All applicants must submit a short pre-screen form to ensure they meet the selection criteria and are viable candidates to the program. If applicants meet the necessary criteria in the pre-screening process they will be invited to submit the longer application to support their candidacy to the program. Forms and additional information about the application process can be found on our program website.

The pre-screen questionnaire will be available online through Friday November 15, 2013. A complete application package will be due no later than Sunday, December 15, 2013

To learn more about the the Draper Hills Summer Fellowship on Democracy and Development Program please visit: draperhills.stanford.edu

The pre-screen process for the class of 2014 is closed. If you are interest in applying to the Draper Hills Summer Fellows Program next year please sign up for an alert here. You will be notified via email in the fall of 2014 when the application opens.




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