The Senior Fellow network is the heart of the Humanity in Action community.
Interested in becoming a Humanity in Action Fellow?
Our 2023 Fellowship Programs
Applications for our 2023 Fellowship will open on December 5th. To receive an email when they open, please sign up here.
The Humanity in Action journey begins with an intense period of immersive study in the summer and an ongoing training program throughout the fall and winter.
- The US Mapping Democracy Fellowship: May 30 – June 21, 2023 | hybrid* Fellowship
- The Amsterdam, Berlin, and Warsaw Fellowships: June 5 – June 23, 2023 | in-person* Fellowships
- The Copenhagen Fellowship: June 5 – June 30, 2023 | in-person* Fellowship
- The Sarajevo Fellowship: Information coming soon!
*We reserve the right to modify or cancel the program for reasons beyond our control.
In addition to these joint weeks together, the Fellowship comes with an ongoing training program to help Fellows implement their Action Projects, to continue collaborative learning and to keep in touch with the community.
Required Eligibility Criteria
- You speak English fluently (all programs are conducted in English)
- You must fit one of the below:
- You are a current, full-time student in an accredited college or university located in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Poland, the Netherlands, Ukraine or the United States.
- You are a recent graduate of a college or university in any of the above mentioned countries. Recent graduates include those who graduated in the two years preceding the Fellowship.
- You grew up in or are a citizen* of any of the above-mentioned countries and study at a university in any country of the world.
- Applicants for the Berlin Fellowship do not need to have a university affiliation, but must be a citizen* or based in one of the countries mentioned above.
*Some exceptions exist within each country’s specific pages for newcomers and non-citizen residents. Please select the country below that you think most appropriately fits your eligibility to learn more.
What else are we looking for?
- People we accept to our Fellowships are reflective and self-reflective, critical and self-critical. They demonstrate openness, humility, and a readiness to challenge their own preconceptions.
- Successful candidates are willing to engage in difficult yet constructive and meaningful dialogue. They appreciate the complex interweaving of many identities and perspectives.
- Future Fellows need to be comfortable with feeling uncomfortable and allow space for misunderstanding and mistakes in the process of learning. They acknowledge others’ learning and healing processes.
- Learn more about successful candidates here.