Before you begin your application, please be sure that you are eligible to apply. Scroll down for detailed information on what criteria we ask applicants to meet. Applications received from individuals who are not eligible will not be considered.
Eligibility Requirements for Applicants from the United States
Applicants to the Humanity in Action Fellowship must be one of the following:
- currently enrolled undergraduate students from the US or at US-based colleges and universities (sophomores, juniors, and seniors); or
- recent graduates (for the 2023 Fellowship, we define recent graduates as individuals from the undergraduate or graduate classes of 2020 and 2021. For undergraduates, we define recent graduates as individuals who attended accredited, four-year undergraduate colleges or universities in the United States, having graduated in spring 2020 or later); or
- currently enrolled, second-year community college students who plan to continue their secondary education; or
- currently enrolled Masters and PhD students at US-based universities.
If you are a United States citizen studying at a foreign university, you are eligible to apply to the Humanity in Action Fellowship through the United States. If you are a United States student studying at a university in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands or Poland, you may also be eligible to apply through the Humanity in Action offices in those countries. Please contact those offices directly to confirm your eligibility.
If you are a non-US citizen studying at a university in the United States, you are eligible to apply to the Humanity in Action Fellowship through the US office.
If you are a student or recent graduate from and/or based in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, or Ukraine, please select this country’s name on the left side of this page to view their application information. If you are unsure through which country’s application you should be applying, please contact email@example.com.
Applicants are encouraged to apply to all programs you are interested in.
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Become a Fellow
Every year, new Humanity in Action Fellows come together in five cities across Europe and the United States to study how and why people confront intolerance and protect democratic values.
01 Year duration
93 Fellows per year