Yale Fox International Fellowships at Yale University in USA 2021/2022

Good news! Yale Fox International Fellowships at Yale University is currently open. Yale Fox International Fellowships at Yale University especially welcome students admitted in the social sciences and kindred fields in the professional schools.

Application Deadline: Application deadlines are in January/February each year: precise dates will be announced by each Fox partner university.

Offered annually? Yes

To be taken at (country): Yale University, USA

Fields of Study: Fox International Fellowships seek candidates whose work has the prospects to offer practical solutions to the problems which stand in the way of the world`s peace and prosperity. The fellowship focuses on such critical fields as: international relations and global affairs, law, environmental policy, public health, social sciences, economics, political science, business and finance, management, and contemporary history.

About Yale Fox International Fellowships at Yale University

The Fox International Fellowships is a graduate student exchange program between Yale and 19 world well-known partner universities. Fox International Fellows are selected for their potential to grow into leaders in fields that are policy significant, historically educated, and socially meaningful..

Type: Fellowship, Doctoral, Masters.

The Fox Fellowship is NOT accessible to postdoctoral applicants. International applicants proposing projects in their home country are NOT eligible.

Eligibility for Yale Fox International Fellowships at Yale University

Graduate level students pursuing PhD or MSc level degrees and graduating master’s level students are qualified. Graduating bachelors’ level students of unusual merit and distinction may be considered but advanced, graduate level students are preferred. The Fox Fellowship is NOT accessible to postdoctoral candidates and foreign student proposing projects in their home country are NOT eligible.

Personal characteristics: The candidate must show commitment to serious research and also capacity for leadership and civic engagement in the larger community. The candidate visibly understands and has shown obligation to being a “citizen ambassador.”

Strength of academic achievement: The applicant must show excellence in relevant coursework as well as solid evidence of research ability in the field of endeavor they are proposing as their Fox Fellowship project.

Field of focus: A solid and specific research project with a focus in international relations and global affairs, environmental policy, public health, business and finance, social sciences, economics, political science, law, and contemporary history, with preference for topics of contemporary, applied and/or institutional relevance to enhancing the world’s peace and prosperity. The candidate’s whole program of studies or degree may come from different fields and departments so far as their project centers on one or more of these fields.

Language skills: The applicant’s language skills have to be satisfactory both to succeed in their research project and to engage in the intellectual and social community of the host university and their colleagues in the Fellowship. Prospective scholars for Fox Fellowships at Yale University have to provide latest TOEFL or IELTS scores showing proficiency in English conversation, reading and writing. This requirement is waived only for candidates from partner institutions where English is the primary language of instruction.

The Yale Fox Fellowship selection board makes the final decision based on the following criteria:

●    Quality of research proposal
●    Strength of academic achievement
●    Character and demonstrated leadership potential
●    Show personal commitment to being a “citizen ambassador”

Number of Awardees: Yearly, at least one student from each Fox exchange partner takes up residency at Yale, and at least one Yale student goes to each partner.

Benefits of Yale Fox International Fellowships at Yale University

All Fox International Fellowships Fellows at Yale get the same award, which is equal to the level of funding gotten by doctoral scholars in the graduate school. Yale Fox International Fellowships at Yale University includes:

  • Round-trip travel.
  • Housing in rental housing made available by the Fox Fellowship.
  • A generous living allowance to cover costs not already provided for by existing funds that you may have at your disposal.
  • The Fellowship will also fund health insurance.
  • Every fellow is also able to apply for grants from a research travel fund up to U.S.D $2000.

Duration of Fellowship: 10 months

How to Apply for Yale Fox International Fellowships at Yale University

Every applicant is encouraged to go through the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section before applying. Exchange partner institutions students should, click here.