October 07, 2019 - December 20, 2019
The Center welcomes applications from pre-doctoral students at the write-up stage and from post-doctoral scholars working in any of the four program areas of democracy, development, evaluating the efficacy of democracy promotion, and rule of law. The Center expects to award two or more fellowships for the 2020-2021 academic year. The application for 2020-21 academic year is now CLOSED. Click here to launch the online application portal.
Fellows spend the academic year at Stanford University completing their projects, participating in seminars, and interacting with each other and the resident faculty and research staff. The Center facilities on the Stanford campus include offices and cubicles. Fellows have access to other Stanford libraries as well as exercise facilities.
Pre-doctoral fellows must be enrolled currently in a doctoral program or equivalent through the time of intended residency at Stanford, and must be at the dissertation write up (post course work) phase of their doctoral program. Post-doctoral fellows must have earned their PhD within 3 years of the start of the fellowship, or plan to have successfully defended their Ph.D. dissertations by July 31, 2020.
The application for 2020-21 academic year is now CLOSED.
The application deadline for the 2020-21 academic year was Friday, December 20, 2019. Click here to launch the online application portal. The CDDRL Pre and Postdoctoral Fellowship program uses the WizeHive application system to manage all incoming applications. Applicants are required to submit a completed application form, letter of application of no more than 3 typed pages, current CV, three letters of recommendations, a statement of proposed research (5-10 pages) and a complete set of transcripts (undergraduate and graduate).
All pre- and postdoctoral applicants must also include official PhD transcript. Please mail your official transcript using a dossier service offered through your university or Interfolio.
Center Committee will only review complete files. Notifications will be sent in mid to late-February.
The application for 2020-21 academic year is now closed.
The application deadline for the 2020-21 academic year was Friday, December 20, 2019.