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Apply from Europe

Become a Fellow in one of our European delegations and learn about social justice challenges and opportunities in the United States or Europe.

Participation in the Fellowships is free of charge.

Applications for the 2024 Fellowship for Europe-based Fellows are now closed. To be notified when applications open for 2025 programs, please complete this form.


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Eligibility Criteria

  • You speak English fluently (all programs are conducted in English)
  • You must fit one of the below:
    • You are a current student in a college or university located in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Poland, or Ukraine.
    • You graduated no longer than two years ago from a college or university in any of the above mentioned countries.
    • You grew up in or are a citizen or resident of any of the above-mentioned countries and study at or recently graduated from a college or university in any country of the world.

If your path has been non-linear or feel unsure about your eligibility, please check in with the office you deem most appropriate to find out about your eligibility.

Applicants may apply to various Fellowship programs through a single application and may indicate preference for one or more programs. However, we cannot always guarantee that all preferences can be met.

Photo: ©Sharon Nathan, 2022 European Fellow

Application Requirements

  • 1 Personal Statement (max 500 words)
  • An Action Project idea pitched in a 90 sec video
  • 1 CV / Resume without a picture
  • Name and contact information of one reference

Admissions Process

February: First selection

All applications will be read carefully by a panel of Humanity in Action staff, board members, and Senior Fellows  They select a pool of finalists for further review by the national Humanity in Action’s Selection Committees.

March: Interviews

Finalists will be interviewed by the national Selection Committee All finalists will be interviewed together with two or three other finalists.

Late March: Final Selection

The final selections will be made. Finalists will receive an answer late March.


The participation in our Fellowship programs is free of charge. Please review our FAQ section below carefully.

Further Fellowship & Application Resources

I look back at countless fond memories and a wonderful community that we have forged amongst Fellows and staff. Though certainly intensive, the Fellowship was both intellectually and emotionally stimulating for me and has allowed me to connect with many amazing individuals both personally and professionally.”


Joey Stofberg, 2022 European Fellowship