Organisation : The Breakthrough Institute
Fellowship Name : Breakthrough Generation Fellowship 2019
Applicable For : Final year undergraduates/graduates up to 45 years of age
Applicable Country : Any Country
Application Deadline : February 12, 2019
Website : https://thebreakthrough.org/index.php/fellowship/generation-fellowships/apply
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Breakthrough Generation Fellowship
Applications for the Breakthrough Generation Fellowship 2019 are now open!
Related : British Council A.S.Hornby Educational Trust Scholarship 2019 : www.scholarships.net.in/32351.html
Fellows will contribute writing and research to one our three main issue areas at the Breakthrough Institute Energy, Conservation, or Food & Farming.
Fellowships are highly competitive only 5-10 percent of applicants are generally accepted and involve cutting-edge writing, research, and public policy analysis.
Who Can Apply?
** Final-year undergraduates, college graduates, and postgraduates are eligible to apply for the fellowship.
** Fellowships are open to applicants from any country.
How to Apply?
Just follow the below steps to apply for the Breakthrough Generation Fellowship 2019.
Step 1 : Go to the official website of Breakthrough Institute through the URL provided above.
Step 2 : Read the instructions carefully and click on the “Apply” link in that page.
Step 3 : Fill the online application with the required fields and submit all attached documents as PDFs.
Step 4 : Finally click on the “Submit Application” button to complete the registration.
Note : You will need to provide your basic information, a cover letter, resume or CV, references, and three writing samples .
** Cover Letter
** Three Writing Samples (500-1000 words)
** Letters of Recommendation
Cover Letter :
Please indicate at the top of your cover letter which of the three research areas you wish to be considered for Energy, Conservation, or Food & Farming. Please limit your cover letter to one page maximum.
Please limit your resume or CV to two pages maximum.
Three Writing Samples :
1) A 500-1000 word argumentative essay or op-ed (does not have to be published) on a subject of your choice that demonstrates an ability to make a focused argument in a clear, convincing, and accessible way.
2) A research paper, preferably between 15-20 pages. This does not need to have been published, but should demonstrate an ability to research and analyze a subject in more depth.
It is recommended, but not required, that the topic of the research paper be relevant to the program area you are applying to.
3) An additional writing sample of your choosing — this can be an opinion piece, a research paper, a policy memo, or any other piece of writing that complements the first two samples.
Please submit a minimum of three professional references with contact information.
Letters of Recommendation :
Recommendations will only be accepted if the author of the letter, not the applicant, sends the letter directly to Breakthrough.
Letters should be be attached to your application or sent separately to fellowships [at] thebreakthrough [dot] org with the subject “[Last Name] Generation Application References”
Applications for Breakthrough Generation 2019 are due Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 11:59 pm PT.
If you have any other questions or concerns Please email fellowships [at] thebreakthrough.org.